WOSA celebrates BOT Chairman, Prof Kuta Yahaya@59

The Interim Committee of Wushishi Old Students Association (WOSA) has felicitated with the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), Wushishi Old Students Association and former Secretary to the Government of Niger State, Prof. Muhammed Kuta Yahaya on his 59th birthday anniversary. A statement issued by the Interim Chairman of WOSA and former Statistician-General of Niger State, Alhaji Usman Liman described the Professor of Agricultural Extension and Development Communication of Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development of the University of Ibadan as a brilliant Professor, amazing Teacher, Lecturer extraordinary, remarkable mentor…

Northern Nigerian Writers’ Forum describes ILLEC Nupe language study as an Engine to Nigerian Minority Languages.

“Nupe Language embarked on the war against forignization since last 5 years. today we are the reference point to the endangered languages across the country. (Please read Northern Nigerian Writers Summit ___ NNWS)” Note:- part of this critical discussion were (Professor Idris Amali, Professor Amos Ihenacho, Dr. Solomon Sukukum, Jibrin Bala Jibrin Yikangi etc). (A) “I’m surprised at this villification of the promotion of any language here, describing it as “too much”. Unless I’m missing something, I don’t think the resources promoting Nupe is coming from the Summit. We all…

2022 Budget: Yahaya Bello pledges over 30% allocation for education  …  says teachers’ welfare ‘ll be top priority

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has promised that the subsequent budgetary allocation for the Education Sector in the state currently pegged at 20% would not be lesser than 30% in 2022 to facilitate a more robust advancement in the sector.   He also added that his government’s concentration would not only be on infrastructural growth in the sector but a prioritized focus on the welfare of teachers in a bid to give leverage to public schools over its private counterpart in the state.   The Governor made this known at…

Oyo Govt set to revoke contracts from 22 firms

The Oyo state Government, on Thursday, has said it will not hesitate to revoke unexecuted contracts on renovation and construction projects, under its 2012-2018 UBEC/SUBEB Intervention Project from defaulting contractors in the State. The Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board said this was in line with directives from the Universal Basic Education Commission, Abuja. Speaking with the twenty-two contractors in Ibadan, the Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Adeniran explained that the contracts would be terminated following a breach of contract terms. He noted that many…

Prof Kayode Adebowale Emerges UI 13th Vice Chancellor

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the University of Ibadan (UI), John Odigie Oyegun, has announced Professor Kayode Adebowale as the new Vice Chancellor of the nation’s Premier University.   Oyegun, made this announcement at a press conference held shortly after the council screen eight candidates shortlisted for the exalted position in the university. The eight candidates who were shortlisted from the 15 aspirants were: Professor Adeyinka Aderinto, the acting Vice Chancellor Prof A.B Ekanola, Professor Hakeem Fawehinmi, Professor Ebenezer Olatunde Farounbi, Professor Babatunde Lawal Salako, Professor Kayode Adebowale,…

How Nobel Prizes Started In 1895. Today Is A Big History.

Thanks Alhaji Ismaila Usman Sarki, Sarkin Arewan Nupe for supporting Nupe Prize 2021.. Please, Contest In Pure Nupe Creative Writing (Nupe Prize) and Win N200,000.00 Naira. As many things move a society to a greater heights, many things kill it to a low count. And anytime you are part of those who nourish it, your heart will be at rest and even the community itself you sprinkles water on will continue to grow green. If you recall, we started pure Nupe Language worldwide writing Competition from Nupe School for the…

Education insurance scheme ‘ll arrest shortfall in varsity admission – JAMB Spokesman 

Head, Public Affairs and Protocols of the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) Dr Fabian Benjamin, has advocated for the establishment of a National Education Admission Insurance Scheme that would ensure that children and wards of the poor and indigents in the society gain admission into universities in the country. Speaking in a goodwill message at the fifth Annual General Meeting of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP), which held last Thursday, Benjamin said only by establishing such scheme that would make it possible for the children of the…

UI VC Race: Oyelade steps down, Council, Unions hold emergency meeting on Monday

Ibadan, Oct. 10, 2021: Barely four days to the election of a new Vice Chancellor of University of Ibadan, one of the leading contestants, Prof. Aderemi Raji-Oyelade has withdrawn from the race.   Sequel to this, an emergency Governing Council meeting had been slated for Monday morning , though without any agenda.   Similarly, the Joint Action Committee of the Unions had mobilised its members for an emergency meeting for Monday thus sending signal to the council not to compromise the integrity of the process.   With Raji-Oyelade withdrawal from…

UI VC Race : Candidates threaten massive boycott if integrity of the process is compromised

Ibadan, Oct. 7, 2021: As the race for the occupant of the Vice Chancellor of the premier University of Ibadan hots up, some candidates have threatened to boycott the exercise slated for October 12, if the Governing Council did not guide the process to pave way for a level playing ground for all contestants. It will be recalled that only four of the 16 contestants appeared on Monday during the town hall meeting organised by the joint Unions in the premier institution where they unfolded their vision plans to the…

2021 World Teachers’ Day: Osun Teachers hail Oyetola’s passion for Educational transformation

As teachers across the globe  commemorate the Year 2021 World Teachers’ Day, the teachers in Osun have passed vote of confidence in the Administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola for taking their welfare and well-being as topmost priority. The teachers gave the commendation on Tuesday, during the celebration of the year 2021 World Teachers’ Day organised by the State Wing of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), at Osogbo City Stadium. The obviously enthusiastic teachers hailed government’s passion for educational transformation as reflected in its avowed commitment to the provision of quality,…