Category: Education

Taliban suspends university education for women in Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN’S Taliban-run education ministry has instructed its public and private universities to suspend access for female students immediately until further notice, in accordance with a Cabinet decision. About a year…

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Education Ministry, agencies parade conflicting data on Nigerian tertiary institutions

THE Federal Ministry of Education and the agencies in charge of tertiary institutions in Nigeria have differing records of the number of universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria.…

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Grace School Wins British Council International School Award

Grace Schools, Gbagada in Lagos has been awarded the British International School Award for the third consecutive period. The award is based on the successful completion of the International Schools…

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Why mapping school connectivity creates change

Recently, I participated in a training programme to learn ways to identify and map the location of a learning institution and the level of internet connectivity available. Held in Jolly…

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ASUU to FG: Pay us, we’ll recover semester, session lost to strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Alex-Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State chapter says it will cover grounds lost to the eight-month strike called off in October. The Chairman…

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FG to fence Usmanu Dan Fodio University with N3.26bn

The Federal Executive Council yesterday approved N3, 269,761,783.43 for the perimeter fencing of Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto (UDUS). The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said the contract was awarded…

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Education as a catalyst for Oyetola’s development agenda ( Part I)

Quality education is the springboard for genuine progress. The great Plato even says so in his preachment. Plato was a Greek aristocrat, philosopher and dialectician who was hostile to everything…

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Priority is important in all we do, otherwise purpose will be defeated

I attended a graduation ceremony for JSS3 and SS3 in a very large school run by a well known religious organization and left the place disappointed on the account of…

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How My Parents Pushed Me Into Trouble

My father noticed my oratory skills in me very early in life, so he insisted that I must be a teacher. My mother also noticed that I love to care…

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After Eight Months ASUU Calls Off Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its eight-month strike to press home their demands from the federal government. The decision was taken at the National Executive Council…

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