Workers fault Osun poly rector’s doctorate

Workers fault Osun poly rector’s doctorate

Dr Akinola Olaolu, the Acting Rector, Igbajo Polytechnic, Igbajo, Osun State, is currently being questioned on his doctorate. It was alleged that, there were complaints over his style of leadership in the polytechnic, and that his claim to a doctorate is being called into question as workers of the institution claimed that there was nothing to suggest that he had a PhD. There had been a clash between students of the institution and policemen from the Osun State Police Command, leading to over 20 students being reportedly hospitalised. Since the…

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Buhari Government Worst In Education Funding – ASUU

Buhari Government Worst In Education Funding – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has warned that the stifling of education funding under the Muhammadu Buhari government is preparing the country for a greater future doom. It stated that the nonchalant attitude of the Buhari-led government to education appears to be the worst in the history of Nigeria with about 7 percent allocation to Education. Chairman, University of Ibadan branch of ASUU, Dr. Deji Omole, who stated this on Monday in an interview with journalists, noted that the failure to vote enough money to public varsity education…

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Union Bank CEO, Other Executives Tutor over 3000 Students on Financial Literacy

Union Bank CEO, Other Executives Tutor over 3000 Students on Financial Literacy

Union Bank recently tutored over 3000 students from 30 secondary schools across the Country as part of activities to mark this year’s Global Money Week and Financial Literacy Day (FLD) based on the theme ‘Money Matters Matter’. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Bank, Emeka Emuwa accompanied by the Executive Director, Commercial Banking Adekunle Sonola led the team to African Church Grammar School, Abeokuta where they tutored the students on the basics of money, savings, gaining employment and becoming entrepreneurs. The Bank’s Head, Corporate Strategy and Innovation, Lola Cardoso…

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The GTCrea8 Convention for Undergraduates Holds March 8

The GTCrea8 Convention for Undergraduates Holds March 8

Foremost African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, is set to hold the maiden edition of the GTCrea8 Convention for Undergraduates, on Wednesday, March 8, 2018 at the University of Lagos, Akoka. The one day convention, which is free to attend, will bring together undergraduates from universities across Nigeria who are passionate about technology, digital media, fashion, and more to connect with peers as well as role models in their areas of interests. To participate in the event, interested undergraduates are advised to register, FOR FREE, at gtcrea8.com/convention2018. As a…

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Bayero varsity gets N1.2bn business school edifice from Dangote

Bayero varsity gets N1.2bn business school edifice from Dangote

Renowned businessman, Aliko Dangote has donated a N1.2 billion ultra-modern business school edifice to the Bayero University, Kano, (BUK), first of such in the northern part of the country. Christened Dangote Business School, the business mogul disclosed that talks are on to affiliate the school with the popular Havard Business School, in the United States of America. Speaking at the opening of the School at the new site of the University, Dangote stated that no effort was spared to ensure that the school building was up to international standard and…

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Treasure Bayode Breaks Guinness World Record For Reading

Treasure Bayode Breaks Guinness World Record For Reading

Nigerian man, Treasure Olawunmi Bayode break a Guinness World Record in the “Longest Marathon Reading Aloud” Category. Bayode began reading at 1:30 PM on Monday, February 26, 2018 According to him, “I am doing this for Nigeria – for the world to know we’re a great nation – and yes, we do have libraries.” The former record is 113 hours 15 minutes and it’s been held by a Nepali, Deepak Sharma since 2008. Today He has set a new record of 120hours reading aloud Share on: WhatsApp

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Court declares post-UTME tests in tertiary institutions illegal

Court declares post-UTME tests in tertiary institutions illegal

The Post- Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) conducted by universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria has been declared illegal by a Federal High Court in Abuja, saying there was no extant law authorising the exercise. The court held that only the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) could conduct matriculation examinations and give admissions into tertiary institutions by virtue of section 5 (1) (2) of the JAMB Act. In the judgment, delivered in the suit filed by the Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) against JAMB, the Minister…

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GTBANK SUPPORTS WORLD BOOK DAY CELEBRATION….AS READERS ATTEMPT GUINNESS WORLD RECORD FOR LONGEST READ ALOUD MARATHON AT YOUREAD LIBRARY

GTBANK SUPPORTS WORLD BOOK DAY CELEBRATION….AS READERS ATTEMPT GUINNESS WORLD RECORD FOR LONGEST READ ALOUD MARATHON AT YOUREAD LIBRARY

World Book Day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly it’s a celebration of reading. World Book Day was celebrated by the GTBank You Read Initiative at the Herbert Macaulay Library today with reading of books from Nigeria Authors by Olubayode Tresures Olawunmi, who is currently undertaking the Guinness World Record longest read aloud marathon attempt and students from various schools in the environ. The library was also packed to capacity, with over 250 readers. The Guinness World Record for the Longest Marathon Read Aloud is being…

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Ghanaian teacher uses blackboard to explain software

Ghanaian teacher uses blackboard to explain software

Richard Appiah Akoto is a Ghanaian teacher who faces a pretty discouraging dilemma. His students need to pass a national exam that includes questions on information and communication technology (ICT) — but the school hasn’t had a computer since 2011. So Akoto had an ingeniously simple idea: he drew computer features and software on his blackboard, using multicolored chalk. “I wanted them to know or see how the window will appear if they were to be behind a computer,” Akoto told CNN. “Always wanted them to have interest in the…

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Yoruba Mandatory For Admission In Lagos Tertiary Institutions

Yoruba Mandatory For Admission In Lagos Tertiary Institutions

All candidates seeking admission into all tertiary institutions in Lagos State must henceforth possess credit in Yoruba Language, the state Yoruba Language Preservation and Preservation Law has said. The law, which became effective last Thursday, would now make compulsory for all primary and secondary schools – private or public – in the state to include teaching of Yoruba Language as a core subject at all levels. The state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, had formally signed a bill into law “to provide for the preservation and promotion of the use of…

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