Abductions and the future of northern education

When the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents began their campaign of terror, bombings, killings and mass destruction, one of their primary goals was to stop the teaching of western education in the North-east states. And their emergence came at a wrong time when the region was trying to bridge the wide education gap that existed between…

Oyo’ll restore LAUTECH’s lost glory – Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde over the weekend said Oyo state government now has the opportunity to restore the lost glory of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso. The governor stated this  Saturday while speaking on the recent ceding of the University to Oyo state during a live telephone conversation on Fresh FM, Ibadan programme, ‘Political…

Academic publishing centres’ll begin operation soon —TETFund

The Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Alh. Kashim Ibrahim-Imam, has reiterated TETFund’s commitment towards ensuring that all the newly-built Academic Publishing Centres across the country commence operation soon. He gave this assurance when he led other TETFund BOT members, members of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) and heads…

FG should settle with ASUU

It has been eight months since Nigerian universities were shut down due to the prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Not only that, the emergence of COVID-19 pandemic has also been a major factor that made students to stay at home in order to mitigate the spread of the novel virus…