Oyo SUBEB seeks stakeholders’ collaboration on improved Basic Education 

The Chairman of Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, OyoSUBEB, Dr. Nureni Aderemi Adeniran has solicited partnership of National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN) and other stakeholders in the education sector in the quest to improve teaching and learning at the basic education level in the State. Dr. Nureni Adeniran made the appeal today Friday while receiving in audience members of NAPTAN at the Board’s headquarters in Ibadan. He described the association as an integral part of the transformation process in the basic education sector of Oyo State, added…

Edusoko varsity ‘ll solve challenges of admission in Niger – Gov Sani Bello

Niger state Governor ,Abubakar Sani Bello has said the establishment of Edusoko University Bida will help solve admission challenges in the state. Governor Sani Bello stated this when he received on courtesy visit, the Chairman, Boad of Trustees Edusoko University, Etsu Nupe HRH. Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar and his entourage at the Government House, Minna. The Governor said there were many students seeking university admission, which he believed Edusoko University will help in absorbing them. While commending the foresight of the Etsu Nupe, for establishing the university, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello…

Prof Adedimeji bags Golden Award as Top Distinguished Educator of the 21st Century

The Vice Chancellor of Ahman Pategi University, Prof. Mahfouz Adedimeji, has been honoured with a Golden Award as “the most Notable and Top Distinguished Educator of the 21st Century” by the International Chartered World Learned Society, a United States-based organisation, with offices in Africa, Asia, Europe and Oceania.   The vibrant Vice Chancellor had also been conferred with the Life Fellowship of the Society (in the field of English Language), according to a letter addressed to Prof. Adedimeji by Prof. Dr Sir S. R. Boselin Prabhu on behalf of the…

Niger SSG mourns death of state secondary education board Chairman

 The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has expressed sadness over the death of Alhaji Ahmed Usman Sardauna,  Executive Chairman, Niger State Secondary Education Board. Ahmed Usman died in Minna after a protracted illness. In his condolence message, Ahmed Matane described late Executive Chairman as a complete gentleman and dedicated Nigerilites, added that the great values of hard work, honesty and selflessness that the deceased left behind will be remembered. According to the SSG, “On behalf of the Government and people of Niger State, I…

JAMB disowns admissions offered by UNIABUJA, others

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has disowned admissions being offered by the University of Abuja and few others, alleging that the admissions were being offered by the institutions outside the Central Admissions Processing System, CAPS.   To this end, it has warned candidates against accepting the offers, saying doing so was at their own perils.   The board, in a statement, Tuesday evening by its Head, Public Affaires and Protocols, Dr Fabian Benjamin, insisted “that such admissions that have not been proposed, approved nor accepted on the Central…

Varsity Don,Afiz Oladosu to deliver UI Inaugural lecture Thursday

The Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan, Professor Afiz Oladosu will on Thursday, April 15 deliver the University’s 489th Inaugural Lecture. Professor Oladosu, a cultural critic, public affairs analyst and a renowned public speaker titled his inaugural lecture ” Arab-Islamism, Afrabism and Contrapuntal Criticis “. The don explained that Inaugural lecture generally was an account of stewardship and this time would give him the opportunity to present to the world how he merited the professorial chair. “Professorial Inaugural Lectures,for a university teacher,is a passage that must not pass without…

Unemployment: Gov Sule restates commitment to promote technical, vocational education

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has restated the commitment of his administration to promote technical and vocational education, as a means of providing employment to the teeming unemployed youths in the state. Engineer Sule made this known while commissioning the new state office complex of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), in Lafia, on Thursday. While noting that Nigeria is presently among top five countries with the highest unemployment rates in the world, with Nasarawa State also facing challenges of unemployment, the Governor, said his…

Oladosu delivers 489th Inaugural Lecture of UI April 15

All is set for the 489th in the series of the University of Ibadan inaugural lecture to be delivered by Afis Ayinde Oladosu, a Professor in the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies and Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan. The lecture will be held on Thursday April 15, 2021 under the chairmanship of the Acting Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Prof. A.B. Ekanola, at the Trenchard Hall of the university. A cultural critic, Oladosu scholarly horizon and expertise cover Arab-Islamism, Arab-Muslim Modernities and Middle-Eastern and North African Studies.…

Fenwa Community School to Benefit From Govt’s Intervention Project 

St. John’s Primary school, situated in remote Fenwa Community, Ido Local Government, Ibadan will benefit from Oyo State Government’s 2020 UBEC/SUBEB Intervention projects. This, the State Government said will improve the school’s infrastructure, beauty and learning environment. According to the Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Aderemi Adeniran, who paid an on-the-spot visit to the school, in Ido Local Government, after a hint on the social media, saud the intervention was one of the proactive steps of Oyo State Government in revamping the education sector. He…

Why we committed substantial resources as counterpart fund to UBEC-  Gov Sule

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, said his administration committed substantial resources, as counterpart funding to the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), in order to address the apparent deficiency of school infrastructure, instructional materials and dilapidation of some public schools. Engineer Sule stated this on the occasion of the twin inauguration of the reappointed chairman and three new members of the Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board (NSUBEB), as well the chairman of the state Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Board, in Lafia, on Thursday. While restating the determination of his administration…