21st Century Teaching: A clarion call for rejuvenating professionalism

21st Century Teaching: A clarion call for rejuvenating professionalism

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Stephen Williams proposes a model for the rejuvenating of professionalism among teachers in this article. He proposes regular training of educators, allowance for collaboration among them among other things to improve the overall learning process. The focus for change in education is…

Adebowale elected Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) at UI

Adebowale elected Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) at UI

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The Senate of the University of Ibadan (UI) has elected Kayode Adebowale of the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) of the institution. This election, which the UI Registrar, Olubunmi Faluyi described as “well-contested” was held…

ASUU UI constitutes monitoring committee on TETFUND projects

ASUU UI constitutes monitoring committee on TETFUND projects

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Ibadan chapter (ASUU UI) has constituted a monitoring committee to ensure that contractors engaged by the institution follow the contract model for projects funded by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND). According to the…

Metorite School management under fire as MSSN seeks investigation into alleged students’ assault

Metorite School management under fire as MSSN seeks investigation into alleged students’ assault

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The Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has criticised the management of Metorite Standard School, Ayetoro, Ogun State for tying two students to crosses for late coming. In a heavily worded press release jointly signed by the MSSN B-Zone Amir, Qasim Oladeji,…

List of universities approved for postgraduate education in Nigeria

List of universities approved for postgraduate education in Nigeria

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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released the list of Nigerian universities eligible to offer postgraduate education. A bulletin from the NUC dated 14th May, 2018 indicated that only the below listed universities have the basic requirements to run various postgraduate programmes….

Olutoye charges Nigerians to create environment for innovative discovery

Olutoye charges Nigerians to create environment for innovative discovery

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A Professor of Surgery, Paediatrics and Obstetrics at the Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA, Oluyinka Olutoye has charged Nigerians to create an environment for innovative discovery. Professor Olutoye gave the charge during the 11th Annual Prof T.A.I….

2018 Excellent Minds Essay Competition

2018 Excellent Minds Essay Competition

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Applications are invited from undergraduate students in the Nigerian tertiary institutions to participate in the 3rd Edition of the Annual Excellent Minds Essay Competition. The essay competition is focused on promoting critical thinking, harnessing ideas and developing the talents, abilities, gifts and…

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