Month: May 2020

‘Consequences will be more for disadvantaged children’

Prof. Bola Ola a lecturer at the Department of Behavioural Medicine, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, Lagos State University in this interview, posits that the consequent economic cost for unemployed families will be high because their children are disadvantaged and this will inevitably affect them. Excerpts: Do you agree that e-learning has developed …

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Challenges awaiting private schools after reopening

By Gabriel Ogunjobi   Whenever the Federal Government reopens schools for physical classes, some challenges are bound to confront private schools. Here are some of them: 1. Salary and tuition fees: Undoubtedly, public and private economies have been hit by weeks of lockdown and limited productivity. But soon as the schools reopen, teachers and other …

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Eight years after, alumni remember pioneer CampusLife editor

Today, some CampusLife alumni pay tribute to the pioneer editor, Ngozi Agbo, who died eight years ago. Her dedication, commitment to journalism and youth development inspired hundreds of students to pursue illustrious careers in journalism and other fields hinged on excellence. Thirteen years ago, The Nation conceptualised the CampusLife magazine as a pull-out for students …

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FG dissolves governing councils of Uniport, Nigeria maritime university

By Frank Ikpefan, Abuja   The Federal Government has approved the dissolution of the Governing Councils of the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State and the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko, in Bayelsa State. The government announced the decision in a statement by the Director of Information, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Bem-Goong, saying that the …

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Eight years after, students, others remember pioneer CampusLife editor

Today, some CampusLife alumni pay tribute to the pioneer editor, Ngozi Agbo, who died eight years ago. Her dedication, commitment to journalism and youth development inspired hundreds of students to pursue illustrious careers in journalism and other fields hinged on excellence.   Thirteen years ago, The Nation conceptualised the CampusLife magazine as a pull-out for …

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relief soon for private school teachers

By Kofoworola Belo-Osagie   The Lagos State Education Commissioner, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, has spoken of government’s plans to give palliatives to proprietors of private schools and their teachers. She spoke of the initiative after monitoring the distribution of food rations to some families under the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, last Friday. When asked …

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KWASU gets new chancellor – The Nation Nigeria News

Renowned educationist, philanthropist and community leader, Dr. Johnson Bamidele Olorunnishola Adewumi has been named the new chancellor of the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete.   His five-year appointment was announced in a letter signed by the Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Hajia Sa’adatu Modibbo disclosed. Born on November 26, 1952 in Oko-Irese, Irepodun Local Government Area …

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