Education and Training

Bowen varsity begins exams online

From Toba Adedeji, Osogbo   The Vice-Chancellor (VC), Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, Prof. Joshua Ogunwole, has said the institution has commenced second-semester examination online. Ogunwole noted that the second semester examination of 2019/2020 will be phased.  The first phase began on Monday, June 1, 2020. A statement by the …

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Provost seeks Police, DSS support in college

By Kofoworola Belo-Osagie   To strengthen the security framework at the Federal College of Education (Technical) Umunze, Anambra State, the Provost, Dr. Tessy Okoli, has solicited the support of security agencies in the state. She said the security of lives and property remains crucial to achieve the development agenda of …

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Aston varsity offers scholarship

By Okwy Iroegbu-Chikezie   United Kingdom-based Aston University is offering between £3000 and £8,000 scholarship to foreign students for the 2020/2021 academic session. The University’s Regional Manager for Africa, Babajide Ogundeji told The Nation that the institution was still accepting students for September. He said with employability at the centre …

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FUTA dons develop positive pressure ventilator

Our Reporter   A team of researchers from the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA has developed a positive pressure ventilator, a variant of mechanical ventilator. Presenting the prototype to the university authority, the Dean, School of Engineering and Engineering Technology SEET, Prof. Aremu Akintunde said the present design falls …

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Lagos has hired 3,000 teachers in one year

By Kofoworola Belo-Osagie   Lagos State Education Commissioner, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo said the state hired 3,000 Primary and Secondary school teachers to boost teaching and learning in its 1,500 schools in the past one year. Speaking during the annual Ministerial Press Briefing of the Ministry held at the JJT Park, …

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How To Cross From Polytechnic To University

FlashAcademy Are you looking for a way to cross over from a polytechnic to the university? Or wherever switching from a college of education to the university? In this article, I will discuss on the criteria for crossing over from a polytechnic to the university and for those who asked …

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ASUU to FG: reconstitute UNIPORT’s governing council now

By Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on the Federal Government to immediately reconstitute the Governing Council of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT). The Chairman, ASUU in the university, Dr. Austin Sado, asked the visitor of the institution to keep faith with …

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KWASU Post Utme Form for 2020/2021 Out: See How To Apply

FlashAcademy Kwara State University (KWASU) is now selling its pre-admission screening exercise form for the 2020/2021 academic session. KWASU Post UTME Form is now available for purchase online. See the requirements and how to apply be Application for KWASU Post UTME form for the 2020/2021 academic session will commence soon. This …

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Protests, others trail death of UNIBEN student

The rape and murder of Miss Vera Omozuwa, 100-Level Microbiology student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), who went to read in a Redeemed Christian Church parish in Benin City, has sparked an outrage from the university community, students and the country at large, reports IFUNANYA OSAKWE (UNIBEN). Her ambition …

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Addressing class size before resumption

The decision to re-open schools has been left to the various state governments.  A major concern is the large class size of many public schools which would not allow for the required physical distancing.  KOFOWOROLA BELO-OSAGIE and DAMOLA KOLA-DARE report on stakeholders’ recommendations. Though no date has been fixed for …

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