Vice-Chancellor urges FG to review scrapping of Post-UTME

November 29, 2016

Prof. Olurotimi Ajayi, the Vice-Chancellor, Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun, on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to review its cancellation of the Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (post-UTME). Ajayi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

LASU lecturers join ASUU warning strike

November 16, 2016

LECTURERS of the Lagos State University (LASU) on Wednesday complied with the one-week nationwide warning strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Dr Isaac Oyewunmi‎, Chairman, ASUU, LASU Chapter, told the News […]

KWASU rebuts campus deaths reports

November 10, 2016 Biola Azeez - Ilorin

AUTHORITIES of the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, Kwara State, have reiterated their commitment to the provision of welfare and security of both students and staff of the institution. A statement from the University Relations […]

Kwara partners Rotary on education

November 10, 2016 Biola Azeez-Ilorin

KWARA State government is partnering with the Rotary Club, Ilorin GRA to promote basic education and enhance learning environment in the state. Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Alhaji Yissa Yeketi, who made this […]


November 3, 2016

Ekiti State University has been described as one of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) projects high performing institutions. The executive secretary of TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi Bichi Baffa, gave the verdict during the commissioning of […]

Mentor young academics, AAUA VC charges professors

November 3, 2016

THE vice chancellor of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Professor Igbekele Ajibefun, has called on university professors to provide good mentoring for younger academics. Professor Ajibefun gave the charge during an interactive session […]

NBTE canvasses more private polytechnics

October 23, 2016 Biola Azeez - Ilorin

The executive secretary, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Alhaji Ma’sud Kazaure, has canvassed for the establishment of more private polytechnics in the country. Speaking with journalists at the 8th convocation ceremonies of the Federal Polytechnic Offa in Offa Local Government […]

‘Teachers, special people in world’

October 13, 2016 Pelumi Fadairo

The proprietress of Laurella International Group of Schools, Mrs Wuraola Ajibola Ogunmefun has described teachers all over the world as special people, who contribute to the growth of others and help them become champions. She […]

Colleges’ PROs laud FG’s 3-year strategic plan

October 13, 2016

The Committee of Public Relations Officers of Colleges of Education (COPRECOE) has applauded the new three-year education strategic plan recently presented by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, calling on all relevant authorities in […]

NDA names auditorium after INEC boss

October 13, 2016 Muhammed Sabiu- Kaduna

NIGERIA Defence Academy (NDA) has named its multipurpose auditorium after the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Yakubu Mahmood. The Commandant of the academy, Major-General, M. T. Liman, stated this during the […]

OSCOHTECH celebrates 40th anniversary

October 6, 2016 Laolu Harolds

OGUN State College of Health Technology, Ilese-Ijebu, Ogun State, will soon begin awarding degrees in Medical Laboratory Science, Environmental Health and Health Information Management, in affiliation with the Kwara State University, Malete. This was part […]

FG plans 13.6m school enrolment by 2020

October 1, 2016

The Federal Government is planning to increase school enrolment in the country by 13.6 million children in 2020, the focal person of the federal government’s Social Intervention Investment Programme for Niger State, Mrs Afiniki Dauda, […]

RUN places premium on research, ICT education —VC

September 29, 2016 Kehinde Adio

THE vice chancellor, Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State, Professor Debo Adeyewa, has restated the commitment of the institution towards research development and application of Information Communication Technology (ICT). Professor Adeyewa made the statement recently at […]

UI VC tasks FG on special funding

September 25, 2016 Online Editor

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan (UI), Prof. Idowu Olayinka, has asked the Federal Government to allocate special funds to the university  to improve research and infrastructure. Olayinka made the request in the […]

Tambuwal lays foundation stone of N1.2bn school

September 24, 2016

GOVERNOR Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Saturday laid the foundation stone for the construction of the N 1.2 billion Government Secondary School in Balle, headquarters of Gudu Local Government Area of the state. Tambuwal […]

Hallmark University awards 10 scholarships

September 22, 2016

HALLMARK University, Ijebu-Itele in its continued resolve to raise the standard of education in the country and assist the indigent students actualise their dream of getting world-class university education, has announced 5 full-fledged scholarships for […]

YABATECH appoints new deputy rectors

September 15, 2016

THE Federal Government has approved the appointment of Dr Olukemi Taiwo Oyelola and Mr Taofeek Omobayo Raheem as Yaba College of Technology’s deputy rectors Academic and Administration respectively. They replaced Mr Innocent Akhuemonkhan and Dr […]

‘Social work is yet to be known in Nigeria’

September 15, 2016

Dr Yemisi Olaleye is the acting Head, Social Work Department, University of Ibadan. In this interview with MODUPE GEORGE, she sheds light on the nature and relevance of social work, as well as its challenges. […]

Visitation panel report on Bowen varsity ready

September 8, 2016 Kehinde Adio

THE Professor Olawale Moronkola-led 10-man visitation panel constituted by the President, Nigerian Baptist Convention and Visitor to Bowen University, Revd (Dr) Samson Ayokunle, to appraise the needs, prospects, challenges and general academic progress of the […]

AAUA: A veritable change agent in Akokoland

August 25, 2016

IT is an incontestable fact that universities across the world are created to fulfill three purposes: learning, research, and community service. There is also no gainsaying the fact that higher institutions, especially universities, are veritable […]

Germany partners UNIBEN for research

August 11, 2016 Banji Aluko-Benin city

THE German government through relevant institutions is partnering the University of Benin (UNIBEN) to create awareness and showcase opportunities that will enhance academic growth. In line with the goals, a three-day capacity-building and development training […]

EKSU appoints new DVCs

August 11, 2016

PROFESSOR (Mrs.) Olubunmi Bolanle Ajayi and Professor Olusola Iyiola Oluwaleye have been appointed as deputy vice chancellors of the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti. Professor Ajayi is deputy vice chancellor (academics), while Professor Oluwaleye becomes deputy […]

Parents laud Babcock University High School

August 4, 2016 Kehinde Adio

PARENTS whose children attend Babcock High School Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, have described the school as an institution to reckon with in the country. Speaking with Tribune Education last week during the school’s 21st graduation ceremony, […]

Hillcity organises fifth award\prize-giving day

July 28, 2016 Modupe George

The Chairman/Proprietor, Hillcity College, Tanke, Ilorin, Reverend Ebenezer Olawuyi has said that if Africa must be free from her present epidemic of corruption and oppression, leadership development programmes must be consciously included in the schools’ […]

AAUA appoints registrar, bursar

July 21, 2016

The Governing Council of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, has approved the appointment of Mr. Michael Sunday Ayeerun and Mrs. Veronica Olubunmi Ologun as Registrar and Bursar of the institution respectively. The appointments, […]

3 UI Communication dons honoured at 70

July 21, 2016 Wale Akinselure

•‘Mass Communication should be renamed Communcation Studies’ EMERITI Professors Abiola Odejide and Festus Adesanoye; and Professor Ebenezer Soola of the Department of Communication and Language Arts, University of Ibadan, were last week Tuesday honoured on […]

Elizade varsity names Law Faculty after Osinbajo

July 14, 2016

The proposed Faculty of Law of Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State, has been named after the vice-president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. The founder of the university, Chief Michael Ade-Ojo, revealed this while speaking at the second […]

YABATECH donates patrol van to Nigeria Police

July 7, 2016

YABA College of Technology (YABATECH) has donated another brand new four-seater patrol van to the Nigeria Police to improve security of life and property on the campus and oil the partnership between the two organisations. […]

Varsity administrators urged to embrace ICT

July 7, 2016 Laolu Harolds

ADMINISTRATORS in Nigerian universities have been urged to embrace the application of Information Communication Technology (ICT) to remain relevant in the 21st century. Former registrar of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Mr. Ayorinde […]

FG partners UNESCO on Nigeria’s education data

June 23, 2016

THE Federal Government is set to collaborate with the Institute of Statistics of the United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) with a view to addressing the challenges of data collection and analysis in […]

TASCE lecturers not on strike —Management

June 22, 2016 David

THE management of the Tai Solarin College of Education (TASCE), Omu-Ijebu, has faulted claim credited to two members of the College of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) that lecturers in the institution were on strike […]