Buhari govt. copied Saraki’s education policy – Aide

Omisore Bamikole, one of the aides to the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said that the federal government led by President Buhari copied the education policy of the Senate President when he was the governor of Kwara state. Continue reading Buhari govt. copied Saraki’s education policy – Aide at Vanguard News Nigeria.

Edufirst kicks off campaign to reposition education in Nigeria

Edufirst, an education technology (Edutech) company, has launched a campaign it hopes will help reposition and revolutionalise education in Nigeria, with more focus on technology adoption in education to address the poor standards of education, leveraging Information and Communications Technology (ICT). The key aim of the campaign is to reinforce the need for quality education…

Over 200 teachers, 70 exhibitors storm Union Bank’s Edu360 collaboration

No fewer than 200 teachers, 70 exhibitors and other key stakeholders  stormed Union Bank’s Edu360 to foster new collaborations and partnerships in education. Union Bank’s Edu360 which held in Lagos was the first  in the seiries , drawing stakeholders from across the education ecosystem including teachers, parents, proprietors , investors, students and other key participants. The…

TechMe laments unemployment rate,empowers women with ICT

In its desire to boost entrepreneurial skills in Information Communication Technology, ICT, TechMe, a non governmental organisation has trained fifteen women between ages 18and 30 in website designing.Speaking during the six-week training in Lagos,  Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Tech Me, Jerry Odili lamented the unemployment rate in our nation saying ”the level of unemployment among…

There’s nothing like 26% UNESCO funding requirement anywhere – OKEBUKOLA

Stories by Dayo Adesulu UNESCO Consultant and former Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, Professor Peter Okebukola has disputed  claims making the rounds for years that UNESCO recommends  26% bugetary allocation for education in every nation.He noted that having consulted for UNESCO for years, he can authoritatively say there’s no such recommendation.He said: ”There is nothing…

Time for FG to re-establish Education Bank to boost education among youths (1)

Inadequate funding of “education and youth unemployment” are two issues which continue to attract public discourse in Nigeria. Over the years, government funding to education has decreased leading to various crisis within the educational sector. Strikes, dilapidation of structures, massive exodus of qualified personnel to foreign universities, otherwise known as brain drain are some of…

Obaseki inaugurates 8-man Governing Council for AAU

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has inaugurated an 8-man Governing Council for the state-owned university, Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, urging members of the council to work towards repositioning the university into a world-class institution. Continue reading Obaseki inaugurates 8-man Governing Council for AAU at Vanguard News.

Education revealed… Part 1

From day one, our masters (what we had to call our teachers) drummed it into our heads that we, pupils of public schools, represent the top 1% of the nation. Don’t mind the Brits. You know them now. Their own is always different. For some odd reason that I don’t have time to go into……