Nigerian Research and Education Network (NgREN) has secured resources valued at about $4 million EBSCOHost e-content which will be available for free to all Nigerian universities until December 31st, 2016.Read More
In handling certain diseases, it has been proved that time is of the essence. If a patient presents at the hospital early and the ailment diagnosed early, the possibility of survival is high especially in cases like cancer, Lassa fever and Ebola. So it was a great relief when Professor Christian Happi, Dean, College of Postgraduate Studies, Redeemer’s University Ede, Osun State, came up with the Lassa Fever and Ebola Virus Disease rapid diagnostic kits.Read More
The dichotomy between university and polytechnic graduates calls for government attention, as it appears to be one of the reasons many students are not willing to accept admission into Nigerian polytechnics.Over the years, students seeking tertiary education always wanted to attend universities. Few who are in polytechnics or have graduated from polytechnics did so as a last resort.Read More
A Nigerian academic, Professor Abiodun Alao, will today deliver inaugural lecture at King’s College, University of London, making him the first black African scholar to deliver such lecture since the institution was established in 1829.Read More
The need to preserve our culture and avoid our local languages going extinct, formed the basis of Early Life Nursery and Primary School 2016 cultural festival.Read More
Twenty-five former West African Examinations Council (WAEC) candidates who had returned the certificates got through examination malpractice to WAEC, may also forfeit the degree certificates acquired through the WASCE results, said WAEC.Read More
The Lagos State Government, in a bid to prevent sharp practices in public and private secondary schools in the on-going West African Senior School Certificate Examination, sent out various teams to do unscheduled visits to senior secondary schools across the state to ensure malpractice is reduced to the barest minimum.Read More
No fewer than 50 students from nine participating states have been qualified to represent their schools at the Grand Finale of the Spelling Bee Nigeria scheduled for April 22 , 2016 at The NECA Hall, Plot A2, Akin Balogun Street, CBD Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.Read More
Otaru Babatunde, Oyatope Blessing, Shoaga Victor, and Ayodele Obasegun of Team Humane of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have won the National Finals of the 2016 edition of Microsoft Nigeria Imagine Cup.Read More
LEARN Africa Plc has signed
a Memorandum of Agreement with Samsung Electronics West Africa Limited to achieve a collaboration of efforts towards the integration of education based e-content from Learn Africa Plc into Samsung mobile devices.
These integrated educational solution and products are to be promoted to all public and private schools nationwide. The aim of this Memorandum of Understanding is to achieve a partnership that will bring about qualitative transformation in the education sector in Nigeria and the West Africa sub-region.
Learn Africa Plc (formerly Longman Nigeria Plc) is a learning resource business with a history spanning over 50 years. The company is the largest educational publisher with the widest range of books and educational resources and a very expansive distribution network. Learn Africa Plc also offers teacher training/development programmes, digital content provisioning and educational consultancy services.Samsung Electronics West Africa Limited is one of the subsidiaries of Samsung Electronics, Korea and is involved in the encouragement of customized education solutions for educational institutions in Nigeria using the wide range of products manufactured by Samsung Electronics, Korea.
Both companies are convinced that this is the kind of solution the Nigerian education sector requires to turn around the standard of our educational system. This innovation is one that students of this digital age will easily identify with.
Few weeks ago, when Ayodele Dada from the University of Lagos graduated with a Cumulative Grade Point Average, 5.0 CGPA, little did we know that another Miss Omosalewa Babalola 26, from Ibadan, Oyo State, will repeat the academic feat at Lagos State Polytechnic, with a 4.0 CGPA, the best ever in the institution.Read More
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Abuja Zone, has expressed displeasure over cut in allocation for personnel expenditure to Federal Universities by the Federal Government.Read More
As today marks the second anniversary of the disappearance of 276 students at the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State, stakeholders in education sector are asking if the Chibok girls will ever return to their parents.Read More