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AI Could Be The Boost Education In Africa Needs

AI Could Be The Boost Education In Africa Needs

Up until now, the conversation around education in Africa has revolved around improving the standard of education. But as digital transformation continues to sweep across the globe, there’s a unique window of opportunity to fast-forward to a completely revolutionised era of education. Granted, most countries across the region are making significant strides when it comes […]

Kaduna To Sack Teachers Over Proficiency Test

Kaduna To Sack Teachers Over Proficiency Test

The Kaduna State Government said it would sack primary school teachers who failed the recently conducted proficiency and competency test. According to the state Commissioner for Education, Prof. Andrew Nok, the test “is for effective and quality service delivery at stake.” The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) at the weekend conducted the mandatory test […]

FG Approves Take-Off Of 8 New Private Universities

FG Approves Take-Off Of 8 New Private Universities

THE Federal Government yesterday gave its nod to the take-off of eight new private universities in Nigeria. This was sequel to a memo approved by the National Universities Commission, NUC, and presented to the Federal Executive Council, FEC, by the Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja, yesterday. With this development, the number of universities in […]

Lagos To Scrap 10, 000 Unapproved Schools In 2017

Lagos To Scrap 10, 000 Unapproved Schools In 2017

The Lagos State Government says that it would not allow any school to operate in the state without approval as from the next academic session, adding that it will scrap over 10, 000 unapproved private schools in the state in 2016/2017 academic session. Deputy Governor of the state, Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule, who disclosed this […]

Minister Threatens To Sack Principals Over Unauthorised Fees

Minister Threatens To Sack Principals Over Unauthorised Fees

Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has threatened to sack the principal of any Federal Government College who charges above authorised fees.The warning comes on the heels of reports of hike in fees at some Unity Schools nationwide. A statement issued yesterday by the ministry quoted the minister as saying that principals must adhere strictly […]

Osun Hijab Crisis – Students Attend School In Church Garments

Osun Hijab Crisis – Students Attend School In Church Garments

Christian secondary school students in Osun State on Tuesday wore church garments to their schools, in a dramatic but defiant protest against the use of Hijab by female Muslim students. Students attended Baptist High School, Adeeke in Iwo town of Osun State and Salvation Army Middle School, Alekuwodo, in the church robes. The state chapter […]

Ambode Inaugurates Projects In LASU

Ambode Inaugurates Projects In LASU

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday inaugurated several projects at the State University (LASU) to commemorate the 20th convocation and installation of the Chancellor, Justice Adeshola Oguntade. The inaugurated projects are the new Faculty of Science Complex and the Faculty of Law Twin Lecture Theatre and the LASU Radio donated by a philanthropist, Chief Adebutu […]