Category Archives: Education

Nigeria to raise funds from capital market to fund universities

Nigeria to raise funds from capital market to fund universities – Striking university lecturers and other stakeholders in education sector were told a bitter truth yesterday: Federal government does not have the financial ability to plug funding shortfall in Nigerian universities.

President Muhammadu Buhari, who made the revelation at the convocation of the University of Ibadan which coincided with the institution’s 70th anniversary, said the federal government will therefore raise funds from the capital market to fund universities.

Buhari, who was represented by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, acknowledged that university education was really being under-funded, and that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has a point for their ongoing strike, however, pleaded that the institutions should leverage on alumni and partnership with the private sector to provide the needed succour.

Identical Twins Graduate With First Class From University Of Ibadan (Photos)

Brilliant twin brothers Taiye and Kehinde Adegoke graduated with First Class Honours in Law from the University of Ibadan. The two were among the 21 law graduates produced last year by the faculty (18 females and 3 males) first of its kind since the inception of the faculty in 1981.

While Kehinde graduated with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 6.0 out of a maximum point of 7.0, Taiye graduated with 6.1 out of a maximum point of 7.0.

2face Son Bags Black Students Achievement Award In US [Photos]

Nigerian music legend, 2face Idibia, second son with Pero, Justin has just bagged the ‘Black Students Achievement Award’ for academic success in US.

His proud mum shared the good news saying, ‘thank you Justin for making me so proud. You are destined for greatness. God’s special gift to me.

See Top 20 Universities With Most Employed Graduates In Nigeria – List

Covenant University, Ota; University of Nigeria, Nsukka; and the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, produce the most employed graduates in Nigeria, a 2018 graduate report has found.

According to the recently released Stutern Nigerian Graduate Report, 2018, Lagos State University (LASU), is the state university with the most employed graduates in Nigeria.

Lagos School Principal Becomes A Student For One Day

A school principal in Lagos state has switched roles with a student in her school after he won a competition of being a principal for one day.

Sharing the pictures on his tweeter page, her son dammy daggz said;

Covenant University Would Produce A Nobel Laureate Before 2022 – Oyedepo

As Covenant University works toward realising the vision 10:2022, when it would be listed among the 10 leading world-class universities by the year 2022, another goal has been placed before the entire faculty and staff of the University.

“Before the said date of 2022, at least one Nobel Laureate will rise from here”, the Chancellor, Dr David Oyedepo declared at the founders day ceremony.

Female corps member faints during NYSC data capturing (Video)

A yet to be identified female corps member, reportedly fainted today at the ongoing NYSC data capturing at NYSC secretariat in Wuse Zone 3, Abuja.
It was gathered that the female corps member fainted due to exhaustion, as over 1000 of them are being registered with 4 laptops at the NYSC data capturing program. Here is the video below;

7 Important Questions For WAEC And PMB

1. Does WAEC or any educational institution or examination body in Nigeria have the power to issue certificate the SECOND time after the first is issued and without first retrieval of the first certificate (just as they have done in the case of President Muhammadu Buhari)?

2. Does WAEC or any educational institution or examination body in Nigeria (and globally) have the right to issue a fresh certificate to an individual after a previous issuance even when the individual never reported that the previous certificate contains error nor returned same to allow for a fresh certificate to be issued (just as they have done in the case of President Muhammadu Buhari)?