Articles Posted in the " Education " Category

  • Expelled female student sues university

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt A Port Harcourt High Court has adjourned till 21 March 21, 2016 to continue hearing on the matter between the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, RSUST, and a female student who was deregistered while she was writing her exams, because of her hearing impairment. The applicant, Miss Jane Ihuoma Otta, […] Post from PM News


  • Sokoto govt to enroll 1.2m pupils – Tambuwal

    Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says the state government plans to enroll no fewer than 1.2 million pupils in primary schools across the 23 local governments of the state in the next nine months. NAN reports that Tambuwal made the disclosure in Sokoto on Saturday at the maiden edition of Youths Education and Empowerment […] Post from PM News



  • 11 FUNAAB students bag scholarships

    Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, the West African Gas Pipeline Company Limited (WAPCo), has awarded scholarships to eleven students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB). The scholarship scheme is for selected community students, who secured admission into higher institutions during the 2015/2016 academic session. The beneficiaries for this […] Post from PM News



  • Mixed feelings as Nigerians react to Murtala Muhammed’s passing

    On February 13 1976, Nigeria’s then head of state, General Murtala Ramat Muhammed was assassinated as military ruler barely a year in charge as the number one citizen of Nigeria. Forty years on, Nigerian’s react to the passing of Murtala Muhammed with mixed feelings. While some have chosen to laud his efforts, others have condemned […] Post from PM News


  • UI staff shut school over non-payment of allowance

    GBENRO ADESINA/IBADAN In what appears to be the first baptism of fire for the administration of the 12th Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, who resumed office about two months ago, the premier university witnessed a shut down Wednesday by the members of staff. As early as 7am, the non-academic […] Post from PM News




  • Britain to partner Cross River on Arts

    British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Paul Arkwright, on Sunday said his home government would partner Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) to develop creative art. Arkwright, who stated this in Calabar after a facility visit to CRUTECH’s Craft Department, said thast the high embassy would get some British universities experienced in arts and crafts […] Post from PM News