Say no to drugs, cultism, Ambode’s wife urges LASU students

Say no to drugs, cultism, Ambode’s wife urges LASU students

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The Lagos State governor’s wife, Bolanle Ambode has urged Lagos State University (LASU) students to shun cultism and drugs abuse and other career-ruining vices. According to her, no amount of peer pressure, emotional challenges or psychological issues could justify the indulgence. Mrs…

Sexual harassment: NUC charges universities to name and shame perpetrators

Sexual harassment: NUC charges universities to name and shame perpetrators

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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has charged the management of Nigerian universities to name and shame perpetrators of sexual harassment in their respective institutions. This call came from the NUC Executive Secretary, Abubakar Rasheed at the 33rd annual conference of the Association…

Lagos students write public schools transfer screening test

Lagos students write public schools transfer screening test

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Students seeking transfer into public schools in Lagos State for the 2018/2019 academic session have on Monday written the screening test. Recall that the state government had earlier called for applications from interested students seeking to be admitted into JSS2 and SS1….

Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Essay Competition 2018 for students

Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Essay Competition 2018 for students

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The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced the commencement of the 2018 edition of its annual Essay Competition. The NSE Essay Competition, themed “Building a Sustainable Capital Market”, is one of the Exchange’s financial literacy and inclusion initiatives aimed at building a…

Meet this Indonesia-based Nigerian leading efforts to secure schools

Meet this Indonesia-based Nigerian leading efforts to secure schools

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Mr Edwin Darlington Okafor is a Nigerian professional in digital communications and security based in Indonesia. He is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Access Telecommunications Services Link Limited. His passion for school security has driven him to voluntarily offer and donate…

How Empatico is closing the gap between classrooms in Nigeria and other parts of the world

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Empatico is a free video conferencing tool that connects classrooms of children aged 7-11 across the world, all in a bid to make the world a little much kind. The tool is created on the foundation of empathy. It is believed that…

LAUTECH gets full accreditation for 24 courses despite poor government funding

LAUTECH gets full accreditation for 24 courses despite poor government funding

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Students at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) may now heave a sigh of relief even as their school remains shut as the National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation to 24 of the 29 courses for which that was sought….

Plateau State Government retains 4800 N-Power volunteers

Plateau State Government retains 4800 N-Power volunteers

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The Plateau State Government has expressed readiness to retain the Four Thousand, Eight Hundred and Fifty (4,850) N-Power volunteers serving as teachers in the state on the expiration of their programme later in the year. The Executive Chairman of the State Universal…

NECO records 71.48 per cent pass rate in 2018

NECO records 71.48 per cent pass rate in 2018

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71.48% of candidates who wrote the 2018 Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) conducted by the National Examinations Council (NECO) had credit passes in not less than five subjects including English and Mathematics. This represents 742,455 of the 1,032,729 candidates who wrote the…

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