Don’t collect illegal fees from students, Oyo govt warns principals, teachers

January 9, 2024 Bayo Agboola 0

The Oyo state Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Salihu Adelabu, Monday, warned Principals and Teachers in public schools across the state against collection of illegal fees. Prof Adelabu handed down the warning while monitoring the resumption of schools for the second term academic activities in Ibadan metropolis. The commissioner pointed out that education is free in all public Read More

Kogi Poly graduates 12,080 students, 249 with distinctions

January 5, 2024 Oyibo Salihu 0

Kogi State Polytechnic Lokoja has concluded arrangements to graduate a total of 12,080 students at its 4th combined convocation scheduled to be held Saturday. Addressing journalists Thursday during a pre-convocation press briefing Friday, the Rector, Dr. Salisu Ogbo Usman, said a total of 7,653 students graduated with national diploma (ND) while 4,427 students graduated with higher national diploma (HND). He Read More

Stop Mokwa students’ bloody elections

January 3, 2024 Yunusa Umar 0

Politics is a game of competition and a moment to bring ideas to life but not a war-zone where siblings and friends become enemies. It is unwise and childish for tomorrow’s leaders to mar students’ elections in blood. It is pertinent for stakeholders and NAMLOGS’ godfathers to choose a preferred candidate before election day. Ah! Later, the same set of Read More

Remain focused on your studies, Odafe admonishes students

January 1, 2024 Donald Iorchir 0

Desirous to contribute to knowledge among students, a cleric, Evan Believe Odafe Ogbejeje, has organised quiz competitions among students of selected schools in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC). Evangelist Ogbejeje, at a recent December retreat, urged the students to remain focused on their educational pursuit as the future remains bright for them. He therefore advised them to imbibe the culture Read More

Hiked fees: Zamfara law school students seek gov’s intervention

December 30, 2023 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara Indigenes of Nigerian Law School Forum has appealed for urgent intervention from Governor Dauda Lawal to enable them settle their registration fees for the 2023-2024 academic session. This appeal was contained in a statement jointly issued Friday signed by the chairman and secretary of the Forum, Comr. Mubasshir Umar Gusau and Mahmud Sani-Kaura. According to the statement, more Read More

UBEC/KWSUBEB: Kwara begins talent hunt with 11, 000 basic school students

December 2, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (KWASUBEB) has begun a talent hunt for athletes that will represent the state in the next National Youth Games (NYG). No fewer than 11, 000 pupils and students of primary and Junior Secondary Schools across the 16 local government areas of the state were mobilised and participated in the week-long sporting activities. Blueprint Read More

Prioritise job creation over students loan

November 22, 2023 Muhammad Yasir Garba 0

It’s habitual now that public universities in Nigeria cuddle with increasing school fees as the only way to keep the universities breathing due to government’s neglect and the incessant ASUU strikes that jeopardise the universities for years. Education aids in shaping people’s perceptions towards positive thoughts, which is good for peaceful co-existence among the diverse ethnic groups of Nigeria. As Read More

Nationwide strike: Schools send students home in Osun

November 14, 2023 Admin III 0

Students in public schools in Osogbo, Osun, were sent home on Tuesday following the nationwide strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC). The students from various public primary and secondary schools were seen on the roads, heading back home. At CAC Grammar School, Gbodofon, Osogbo, the gate was left wide open as students Read More

Nationwide strike: Schools send students home in Osun

November 14, 2023 Admin III 0

Students in public schools in Osogbo, Osun, were sent home on Tuesday following the nationwide strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC). The students from various public primary and secondary schools were seen on the roads, heading back home. At CAC Grammar School, Gbodofon, Osogbo, the gate was left wide open as students Read More

The poor reading culture among students

November 14, 2023 Admin III 0

In this fast-paced digital age, where information can be accessed at the click of a button, the lack of reading culture among students is a growing concern. While technological advancements have made knowledge more accessible than ever before, the habit of reading seems to be dwindling among today’s generation. One of the primary contributors to the decline in reading culture Read More

Eno restates commitment to pay bursary to Akwa Ibom students

November 10, 2023 Uko Etim 0

Akwa Ibom governor Pastor Umo Eno has restated his commitment to pay bursary to students of the state studying in tertiary institutions across the country. Eno, who made the pledge in Uyo, on Friday during a round-table meeting with student leaders from clusters in the students’ community, urged them to shun anti-social behaviours. Eno, was represented by his personal assistant Read More

Students loan controversy

November 10, 2023 Femi Oluwasanmi 0

The current state of the nation has shown that there is need for a revamp, a turnaround, and heavy investment in the education sector. That is why both local and international organisations are advocating vigorously for heavy investment in public institutions of learning. Unfortunately, the more the resonation in the call the lesser it seems the government’s response, considering the Read More

Hajj institute graduates students on strategic management

November 8, 2023 Ahmid Lawal 0

The second batch of graduates of the Hajj Institute of Nigeria (HIN), mid-wifed by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has completed the training programme with the award of professional certificates to 54 participants. A statement by the Commission’s Deputy Director, Information & Publications Division, Malam Mousa Ubandawaki, said the graduation ceremony marked the end of the one month Read More

REA signs pact with firm, to empowerment 140 female students

November 8, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

The Rural Electrification Agency has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ceesolar, a renewable energy firm to empower about 140 female students. The Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP) is funded by the World Bank. A statement by the agency on Tuesday said the contract was sealed for the implementation of the female Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM)Internship Program, a Read More

The implications of Students Loan Act

November 1, 2023 Bege Awa Smith 0

Education is the pillar of every society. It plays pivotal role as it helps in contributing to national development. Sadly, Nigeria’s education sector is faced with numerous problems especially, the threat to the country’s economy. Nigeria, being a diverse and complex country is faced with the rising cost of higher education as a result of paucity of funds in the Read More

Students’ outcry over fees’ hike

November 1, 2023 Godiya Jacob 0

The hike in tuition fees and other charges by public universities came as a shock to students and their parents, considering the present economic hardship in the country.  However, in the University of Maiduguri, Borno state, a circular to students, said due to the rise in the cost of teaching and learning materials, students who previously paid N31,500 are now Read More

Students loan is in silent mode

October 25, 2023 Bashir M. Dauda 0

On June 12, 2023, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu signed the Access to Higher Education Act 2023 into law in fulfilment of his campaign promise to institute a pilot student loan regime that will expand access to education, regardless of backgrounds; popularly known as the “Student Loan Act”. The Act seeks to provide access to interests free loans to Nigerian students Read More

Breaking: At last, Tinubu reveals when students’ loan scheme will take-off

October 23, 2023 Admin III 0

President Bola Tinubu has assured that the era of industrial actions in the nation’s academic environment has come to an end. He then revealed that the administration’s Students Loan Scheme will take-off January 2024. President Tinubu gave the assurance on Monday while speaking at the 29th edition of the annual Nigerian Economic Summit, anchored by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group Read More

450 UNILORIN students bag first class, Tinubu to commission varsity’s 16 projects 

October 18, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

   Four hundred and fifty (450) students of the University of Ilorin have bagged First Class degrees during the 2020/2021 and 2022/2023 academic sessions. Similarly, the university within  the  first one year leadership of Professor  Wahab Egbewole has completed 16 new projects lined up for commissioning by the visitor to the institution , President Bola Tinubu,  during the university’s combined  convocation ceremonies.   Read More

Grant us scholarship, PWs beg AGILE 

October 15, 2023 Hamidu Sabo 0

Two physically challenged persons studying in Government Day Secondary School in Katsina have appealed to the management of AGILE to grant them scholarship. The twosome; Salmanu Aliyu, 17, and Halimatu Aliyu 15, are in JSS two and badly needed the assistance of AGILE to actualise their dreams. Salmanu spoke to newsmen on behalf of the two of them on Sunday Read More

NANS election: Southwest students’ leaders rally support for Afeez, hail Tinubu

October 14, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

The South West Chapter of the National Association of Nigerians Students, (NANS) has commended Seyi Tinubu, son of the President, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for his endorsement and support given to Comrade Akinteye Babatunde Afeez (BABTEE). Afeez is contesting to become NANS Senate President. In a release made available to newsmen and signed by NANS South-west leaders, the students stressed Read More

Students also need palliatives 

October 4, 2023 Saliha Galadima 0

The need to improve students’ standard of living in Nigerian public institutions is necessary as students are faced with lots of challenges in the process of acquiring formal education. It is a fact that the cost of living in Nigeria today is high, people are struggling to eke out a means of livelihood. Many people cannot afford three square meals Read More