We desire to reposition Edo State Polytechnic to world class – Rector

We desire to reposition Edo State Polytechnic to world class – Rector

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Rector of the Edo State Polytechnic, Usen, Professor Abiodun Falodun, has averred that he is committed to repositioning the institution to be a world class polytechnic. He made the assertion on Thursday on the occasion of the 1st Eminent Scholar Lecture Series to commemorate the 2017/18 Matriculation ceremony of the institution. Professor […]

FUNAAB sets to utilize over N2b TETFund largesse

FUNAAB sets to utilize over N2b TETFund largesse

Chris Steven, Abuja The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta is set to commence draw down of over N2billion allocation from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) intervention to boost research and its academic activities. This was as Abdullahi Baffa , Executive Secretary of TETFund commissioned multiple projects sponsored by the Fund for the use of […]

Education marshalls to stem loitering by students

Education marshalls to stem loitering by students

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN In a grand overhaul of the Edo State basic education sub-sector, Governor Godwin Obaseki has launched the Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (Edo-BEST) programme, warning that Education Marshals will be set up across local government areas to stem loitering by school children. He said parents who fail to ensure that their children […]

Govt trains over 2000 teachers in Tech-based teaching method as Obaseki flags off programme

Govt trains over 2000 teachers in Tech-based teaching method as Obaseki flags off programme

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured that the state government is committed to building the capacity of teachers to ensure that teaching, and learning experience in public schools meet the best standards with the deployment of digital teaching aids. The governor disclosed this at the flag-off of the Edo Supporting Teachers […]

Unilorin lecturer builds low-temperature refrigerator

Unilorin lecturer builds low-temperature refrigerator

A lecturer at the University of Ilorin, Kamoldeen Ajijolakewu, has invented a low-temperature refrigerator that works at -45 degree Celsius. While the conventional ones work between the range of -10 degree Celsius and -20 degree Celsius. This was stated in a bulletin published by the university. The refrigerator, which is more powerful than the conventional […]

Nigerian Dami Adekeye gets admission into 19 Ivy League varsities

Nigerian Dami Adekeye gets admission into 19 Ivy League varsities

By Tunde Osho  (with agency reports) Nigerian girl, Oludamilola Oluwadara Adekeye has been accepted by 19 Ivy League universities, out of the 20 top-tier institutions she sent applications. The 17-year-old prodigy is a student at Brighton College, Abu Dhabi. Some of the universities she was accepted into are Columbia, McGill, Berkeley, Yale, Stanford, and London School of […]

Zamfara, Taraba, Kebbi have 28, 95, 50 candidates registered for 2018 National Common Entrance

Zamfara, Taraba, Kebbi have 28, 95, 50 candidates registered for 2018 National Common Entrance

Chris Steven, Abuja As candidates prepare for the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination into the 104 Federal Government colleges across the country, only 28 candidates registered for the examination in Zamfara State. Two other Northern states, Taraba and Kebbi also had low enrollment- while Taraba had 95 candidates, Kebbi had 50. Adamu Adamu, Minister of […]

FG re-introduces History into school curriculum

FG re-introduces History into school curriculum

The Federal Government has ordered the reintroduction of history as an independent subject into the basic and junior secondary schools in the country. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who gave the directive, at the launch of history curriculum and teacher’s guide in Abuja, said it would allow students know the history of the […]

UTME: Candidate Caught Concealing Phone Under Pants

UTME: Candidate Caught Concealing Phone Under Pants

Chris Steven, Abuja Officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested one miss Udoh Akpabio and her accomplice for alleged examination malpractice in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Akpabio was caught with a phone concealed in her underwear, while the examination was on at Baptist Academy, Karu, in the […]

1.6m Candidates Ready To Write 2018 UTME- Oloyede

1.6m Candidates Ready To Write 2018 UTME- Oloyede

Chris Steven, Abuja A total of 1,662,762 candidates are going to sit for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) being organized by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB. Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB Registrar who disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja at a press conference to announce the preparation of the examination board for the […]

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