USAID donates Reading Textbooks to Teachers, Pupils in Oyo

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Friday, February 26, 2021 launched the distribution of over 10,000 textbooks to help improve the reading skills of children in nearly 2, 450 public schools in Oyo State. In a ceremony held at the Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, the USAID Northern Education Initiative Plus Chief of Party, Nurudeen Lawal handed over copies of Yoruba Early Grade Reading materials “Je Ka Kawe” to Dr. Nureni Adeniran, Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board. Speaking at the event, Dr. Nureni…

UNIFEMGA to honour 25 members with Special Awards

The Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates Association (UNIFEMGA) is to honour 25 of its members specially on Saturday March 6, for their achievements and contributions to the development of the association. In a statement issued by Dr Shamsideen Adenopo, the National Public Relations Officer said that the 11th in the series of the honours’ day will hold simultaneously in five states through the hybrid system of physical and virtual. The states were Kwara at Kwara Hotel, Ilorin, Abuja: Voyage International School, Kaura District, Abuja, Oyo, Qiblah Schools, Aleshinloye, Ibadan., Osun,…

Taking The University of Ibadan back to Glory

The Campaign for Academic Freedom and Excellence (CAFE) is saddened by the turn of events in the selection process of a Vice Chancellor for Nigerian Premier University, University of Ibadan. As a stakeholder, we are worried that a simple process has been turned into a war-like and ‘inconclusive’ process which has dragged the image of the University into the mud due to the ignoble act of one man who was desperate to cover up his tracks of poor leadership and bury the carcass of his mis-governance of the university. Stench…

SSANU seeks fairness, transparency in appointment of UI VC …says No reasonable person will support strikes

Chairman, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), University of Ibadan chapter, Mr. Wale Akinremi, has implored those that will appoint the next Vice Chancellor of the university not to take sides with any candidate. SSANU UI Chapter Chairman,Mr.Wale Akinremi The process of appointing a substantive VC for the university last year was embroiled in crisis. The development led to the appointment of Prof. Babatunde Ekanola as acting VC in November 30, 2020 for a period of six months.   But speaking on a live programme on the campus community…

Oyo Okays appointment of NUT Member on SUBEB Board

Oyo State Government has approved the appointment of a member of the Nigeria Union of Teachers to serve on the board of Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board. The Chairman,Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Adeniran , who was speaking while playing host to members of the state Executive Council of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) led by the Chairman of the union, Comrade Samson Adedoyin, assured teachers that Governor Seyi Makinde’s administration would ensure that teachers receive their reward here on earth and not only in…

Education, health remain my Govt’s priority– Gov Bello …  receives report on CUSTECH’s college of Medicine take-off

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has promised that his administration would mop out every available fund to ensure that its Health and education institutions gets the deserving attention it required to position them among the best in the country. Governor Bello made this known on Monday while receiving a report on the take-off of the College of Medicine at the Confluence University of Technology, Osara and other related matters. The Governor noted that the Committee’s estimated amount of over 2 billion naira as indicated in its report to facilitate the…

STCOGA inaugurates new Executive Officers

Ladies of St.Teresa’s College Old Girls Association (STCOGA) Oke Ado Ibadan on Thursday, 11th February 2021, held the inauguration ceremony of a new set of National Executives to run the affairs of the association for the next two years. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, the new National President of the association, Barr. Tayo Ladipo promised to take the STCOGA to greater heights, uphold all its values and do everything humanly possible to contribute positively to the growth of the Alumni. Also speaking at the inauguration, the Chairman of The Board of…

BESDA: Oyo SUBEB partners World Bank, UBEC,trains non-formal Education centres

Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has commenced training of language teachers and non-formal education centres facilitators across the State. This, the government revealed was in partial fulfilment of the execution of Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) in the State. The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Adeniran stated that the programme was facilitated in conjunction with the World Bank and the Universal Basic Education Commission, in order to ensure the facilitators are well trained for the task ahead. Adeniran stated this at…

Soun lauds Buhari on newly approved polytechnic in Ogbomoso 

Soun of Ogbomosoland, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade III has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the establishment of Federal Polytechnic in Ayede, Ogbomoso and a take-off grant of N2B for the new institution. Describing the decision of the President as a welcome and timely development, the elated monarch, noted that the giant developmental strides of the federal government were worthy of commendation, added that Ogbomosoland comprised five local governments, will benefit immensely from the newly established higher institution in the areas of wealth creation, employment generation, human capital development and…

UniAbuja Alumni appoints Caretaker Committee ,as expired NEC members bow out

Pursuant to the University of Abuja Alumni Association (hereinafter called “the Association”) Board Resolution at the end of its meeting held on Saturday, 19th of December 2020, the Board of Trustees of the Alumni Association (hereinafter called “the Board”), wrote a letter to the Alumni Relations Office of the University of Abuja, its Alma Mater, stating clearly the Board Resolution: The expiration of the tenure of the National Alumni Executive Committee as perArticle 11 of the Association Constitution (hereinafter called “the Constitution” CAC/IT/NO 27048) without any machinery in place to transit…