Do you remember Education in the past?

Do you remember Education in the past?

I just dey reason am, Education of today is almost fully watered, weightless compared to the Education in the past. Teachers were tougher as well as parents. Those days when your result is not good enough, your parents would call your headmaster requesting that you repeat the class. Oh, there were some who their younger […]

US school teachers allowed to take up arms for self defence

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Several US states are considering allowing school teachers to carry weapons, and educators, determined not to allow a repeat of the Newtown massacre, are flocking to training sessions. As gun control advocates try to outlaw military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, gun enthusiasts, backed by the powerful National Rifle Association (NRA), […]

FG to train 40,000 teachers

The Minister of Education, Prof. Ruqayyatu Rufa’i, said in Lagos on Friday that 40,000 teachers would be retrained under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) capacity building programme before the end of the year. The minister said at the opening ceremony of a retraining workshop that the teachers would be drawn from primary and junior secondary […]

WAEC releases Nov/Dec WASSCE results

WAEC releases Nov/Dec WASSCE results

  …37.9% ‘scored credit passes’ in English and Mathematics There has been a slight improvement in candidates’ performance in the November/December 2012 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations  – with 150,615 candidates, representing 37.97 per cent of the 396,614 that wrote the examination recording credit passes in five subjects, including English and Mathematics. Announcing the […]

A teacher declared wanted by police over N8m fraud

The police accused the teacher of defrauding his school. The Inspector General of Police has declared a teacher, Adegoke Adetoye, wanted for allegedly defrauding his employer of N8 million. A Special Police Gazette Bulletin with reference number CR3150/SFU/ADM/PUB-A/10/10/12 disclosed that the suspect committed the offence at Ruxon Road, Ikoyi, Lagos State. The police said the […]

Akwa Ibom To Shut Down Illegal Schools

Akwa Ibom To Shut Down Illegal Schools

The Akwa Ibom government on Thursday in Uyo warned that it would shut all illegal schools in the state. At a media forum, the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Eunice Thomas, said the ministry would commence visitations to schools to authenticate their certificates of registration. “Any school that did not meet government’s approved standard will be […]

Fashola seeks partnership on education

Fashola seeks partnership on education

Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has urged individuals, clubs and corporate bodies to partner with the government in the provision of social amenities that could aid quality education. He made the call on Wednesday at the formal commissioning of Dr. Lucas Memorial High School’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre, built by Techno Oil Limited […]

Pupils Attend Classes Under A Tree In Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital

Pupils Attend Classes Under A Tree In Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital

   You think we’re in the 21st century? Well, for pupils and teachers of a primary school in Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital, it is back to the Stone Age. Unlike their counterparts housed in serene teaching environments in other parts of the nation’s capital, pupils and teachers of Wuye LA Primary School, Abuja, located just […]

NYSC Mobilization For 2013 Batch A

  According to information obtained from the website of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, the Batch A 2013 Orientation Course is to begin on 26 March 2013, to 16 April.For foreign trained Nigerian graduates who wish to partake in the scheme, their registration, which has already commenced from Monday 10 December 2012, will end […]

Ogun School shut as students protest killing of Schoolmates

Students of Itori Comprehensive School and youth of the community poured into Abeokuta – Lagos expressway on Thursday, to protest the killing of eight students of the institution by a granite-carrying truck on Wednesday. The protesters barricaded the road with different objects to show their displeasure at the incident. Six others were also seriously injured […]