PhD holder, historian: Meet the new NYSC DG, Shuaibu Ibrahim

Last Friday, the Nigerian federal government announced the appointment of Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim as the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Mr Ibrahim, is...

Meet ‘Mama Olodo’ under whom ‘dullards’ became brilliant

To a Yoruba speaking person, 'Olodo' is synonymous with dullards. But here is Mrs Marianne Ariorutsebafor who has been proudly called Mama Olodo during...

Meet Sarah Morocco-Clarke, Nigeria’s first female banker

For a long time, the banking sector was largely dominated by men. That was until Dr Sarah Adenike Morocco-Clarke joined the profession. She started her...

45 year old Bala Magaji is NOUN’s best graduating student

A 45 year old man, Bala Magaji has emerged the best graduating student of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) for the 2018/2019...

Nigerian, Chinelo Emelife graduates best at Indian university

A 28-year-old student from Nigeria, Stella Chinelo Emelife has graduated best at an Indian university after she swept 20 gold medals and five cash...

Not too old to learn: Fatima Kurfi, the septuagenarian who earned a degree

Education is not just for the young. That is exemplified in the story of Hajiya Fatima Kurfi, a Septuagenarian who returned to school about...

TRIBUTE: Aisha Lemu (1940-2019)

Muhammed Ndagi writes about the lives and times of late Islamic educationist, Aisha Lemu who died recently. After living a life fully dedicated to...

TRIBUTE: Professor Sophie Oluwole (1935-2018)

In this article, Kazeem Fayemi pays tribute to the late Professor Sophie Oluwole who died on Sunday evening.

TRIBUTE: Professor Oyeleye Oyediran (1934-2018)

In this piece, Babafemi Badejo pays a tribute to Professor Oyediran Oyeleye who died on 11th December, 2018 During my years at the University...

If I were president, I would ban schools from using foreign curriculum in Nigeria...

"Our curriculum is as good as other curricular in the world...If you want to use foreign curriculum for your own school, go and establish it elsewhere, where it could be permitted. It shouldn't be in Nigeria," he says as he condemns the trend of using foreign curriculum in Nigeria
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