The Academic Staff Union (ASUU) of IBB University, Lapai, has embarked on a one week warning strike over non payment of N530 million academic allowances. Dr Salahu Lawal, the ASSU Chairman of the institution told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an interview in Lapai on Thursday that the strike was also a protest […]
Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. Educational methods include storytelling, discussion, teaching, training, and directed research.
Education gives us a knowledge of the world around us and changes it into something better. It develops in us a perspective of looking at life. It helps us build opinions and have points of view on things in life. People debate over the subject of whether education is the only thing that gives knowledge.
It gives us a knowledge of the world around us and changes it into something better. It develops in us a perspective of looking at life. It helps us build opinions and have points of view on things in life. People debate over the subject of whether it is the only thing that gives knowledge.
The Functions . … Perhaps the most important function of education is socialization. If children need to learn the norms, values, and skills they need to function in society, then it is a primary vehicle for such learning.
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says Imo State, for the third year running, topped the number of applications for this year’s UTME with 92,890 candidates. The state was closely followed by Oyo (86,695) and Osun with 86,044 applicants. Sokoto, Zamfara and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) had the least applicants with 13,456, 10,077 and […]
Federal University Gusau has expelled 15 students for failing to meet up with their academic performances. The Vice Chancellor Prof. Magaji Garba revealed this at a news conference shortly after the university’s matriculation ceremony, on Wednesday in Gusau. He said students of the university were expected to be serious with their studies and perform up […]
Management of the Federal University of Oye-Ekiti has ordered the immediate suspension of all academic activities till further notice. The order came after a clash between students and commercial motorcyclists. It was gathered that 20 people were injured in the clash that started from a disagreement between a student and a commercial motorcyclist over transport […]
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Thursday released the results of the just-conducted Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the Newsmen on Thursday in Lagos. According to him, candidates are to check their results on line by visiting […]
ATTENTION ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BATCH “A” PCMs! This is to inform all 2018 Batch “A” Prospective Corps Members that online registration will start on 26 March, 2018 as proposed. Click HERE To View Details Thank you. Signed: Management. NYSC Mobilization Time-Table For 2018 Batch A S/N Event Date: 1. 2018 Batch ‘A’ Pre-Mobilization Workshop […]
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB has asked the parents of candidates sitting the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination to stay away from Computer-Based Centres. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, who said this on Monday in Abuja while monitoring the Mock UTME at the Kogo and Veritas University CBT centres, noted that some […]
The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board has banned the use of 16 items in the forthcoming mock examinations scheduled for February 26, 2018. The Secretary of JAMB UTME Monitoring Groups, Ngozi Egbuna, stated the items in a memo issued to members of the Civil Society Group on Thursday and obtained by The PUNCH in Jos. […]
According to the January 2018 Edition of the Webometric Ranking, out of the over 25,000 higher Institutions in the World and 209 Higher instutions ranked in Nigeria only a handful of 23 Universities (representing 11%)in Nigeria made top 5,000 in the World. The Top 23 Universities which were led by the University of Ibadan with […]
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it is set for the conduct of its newly introduced January/February West African Senior School certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates. The council’s Head, National Office (HNO) Mr Olu Adenipekun said the examination will take place in major cities across the country this year from January 29 to […]
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that out of the 1.6 million candidates that the board recommended for admission in the 2017/2018 Academic session, only about 500,000 candidates have accepted their admission. This happens to be far beyond the number recorded in previous years. According to the JAMB Head of media, […]
A senior lecturer at the University of Benin, Dr Godwin Omofonwa, has been shot dead by a gang of suspected armed robbers in Ovia North-East Local Government Area of Edo State. He was shot dead at his residence in Evbuomore quarters in the early hours of Wednesday. It was gathered that the robbers dispossessed him […]
A 23-year-old lady who is reported to be a student of Yaba College of Technology in Lagos, has accused a priest and a lawyer of assaulting and battering her. According to activist lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye, the man allegedly attacked the young lady as he smashed a rock on her head before proceeding to bite her […]
The University of Lagos ( UNILAG ) television station will begin operations in February to facilitate research-oriented education and ease communication within and outside the university community. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, gave the assurance in an interview on Monday in Lagos. The Federal Government recently approved licence for the television thereby […]
The Management of the University of Benin, UNIBEN has revoked the registration of religious groups and fellowship on campus. This was made known in a statement released by the university management. The ban is due to the multiplicity of fellowships on campus and the use of lecture halls/classrooms/open fields for meetings on Sunday morning. However, […]
With a 4.88 Cumulative Grade Points Average in Environmental Science and Resource Management, Mr. Adebayo Fabiyi emerged the Overall Best Graduating Student at the National Open University of Nigeria last Saturday. He shares his experience in this interview with OLALEYE ALUKO. Tell us about your family and educational background. I am from the Ifako Ijaiye […]
Barrister Joseph Odok, a lecturer in the department of Philosophy, University of Calabar (Unical) has been suspended by the University authority over his posts on the social media. He was said to made some allegations against the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Zana Akpagu. The suspension letter dated January 19th titled, ‘Suspension from duty’ and signed by […]
The Joint Administration and matriculation board has remain a major exams body conducting Universities matriculation examinations (UTME) in all the states of the federal republic of Nigeria. Since her inception, it has been many people’s Achilles hill as they can’t dance to the tune of the exams. To worsen the whole case, post-UTME that gave […]
It has been revealed that no fewer than 12 students of the Osun State University, Osogbo campus slumped inside a lecture room on Thursday as a result of leakage of a poisonous substance. According to Punch Metro, some students of the university, who pleaded anonymity told our correspondent that some 300-level students were receiving lecture […]
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Thursday directed all tertiary institutions to end their 2017 admission by January 25. The Board’s Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin said the board’s decision came at a meeting where all issues and ones bordering on the admission process were taken into consideration. He said it was resolved […]