Unilag begins students testing for Hard Drugs

00 In a bid to check drug abuse on campus, the University of Lagos has provided a drug test kit in its medical centre to examine students suspected to be on hard drugs. Prof. Rahaman Bello, outgoing Vice-Chancellor of the institution, confirmed this at a forum with News Agency of[…]

Kogi varsity ejects sacked lecturers from homes, offices

00 Kogi State University (KSU), Anyigba, has inaugurated an eight-member task force to evict disengaged lecturers from their offices and staff quarters. No fewer than 100 lecturers were sacked by the school, following the directive of Governor Yahaya Bello to dismiss any staff who did not resume after a strike[…]

JAMB Receives 11.7 Million Applications In 6 Years

00 The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) data reflected that 11,703,709 applications were received between 2010 and 2016. A report on, “ JAMB Admitted Candidates by State and Gender within Faculty’’, released by NBS in Abuja on Monday said that 2,674,485[…]

1.7 Million Candidates Expected To Sit For 2017 UTME — JAMB Registrar

00 The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board , Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has said 1.7 million candidates are expected to sit for 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in April. He said this on Tuesday in Abeokuta at the sideline of the examination body’s Information and Communication Technology retreat involving civil[…]

School Without Roof In Oshodi Begs For Attention- The Guardian

00 At a time when knowledge acquisition in other climes is getting increasingly sophisticated, the same cannot be said to be the case in most parts of the country. While the much-touted leaders of tomorrow in some states attend classes in ad-hoc environments including under trees, unsafe environment and sundry[…]

Lagos To Train One Million Residents On Computer Coding

00 Ahead of the much anticipated roll out of CodeLagos, the Lagos State Ministry of Education on Tuesday said the programme would seek to teach at least one million Lagos residents to code by 2019 and also foster necessary skills to create sustainable solutions to social challenges and create employment[…]

Tope, A Determined Car Electrician Turned Corper Trends Online

00 A car electrician identified as Tope is trending online due to his resilience and determination in acquiring a higher degree and also participate in the NYSC programme. Despite his occupation, the young man is now a serving corp member.. His story which was shared on twitter has melted hearts[…]

MAPOLY To Become A University Of Science And Technology

00 The Ogun House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill upgrading Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) to a University of Science and Technology. Mr Adeyinka Mafe, the Majority Leader, moved the motion for the third reading of the bill during plenary in Abeokuta and was seconded by the Minority Leader,[…]