N-Power: A Federal Government Empowerment Initiative

N-Power is part of Federal Government of Nigeria’s Social Investment Programmes designed to help young Nigerians develop and acquire life long skills to become Solution providers in their communities and become players in the domestic and global markets. The focus is to provide our young graduates and non-graduates with the skills, tools and livelihood to enable… Continue reading N-Power: A Federal Government Empowerment Initiative

ICT For Change

An enterprenuer programme by Huawei Technologies Co. Nig. Let in collaboration with Federal Government of Nigeria (as part of FG Youth and Student Development and Job Creation Programme) for young undergraduates to position them for a career in the ICT departments of E-government, Telecommunication Companies & Subcontractors, Information Technology, Engineering, Oil &Gas, Banking, Manufacturing, Power Companies &… Continue reading ICT For Change

JAMB Fixes Cut Off Mark for 2016 Examination

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and tertiary education stakeholders on Thursday in Abuja adopted 180 as the cut-off mark for 2016 admission into universities, polytechnics and colleges of education. The decision was reached at the 2016 Combined Policy Meeting on Admissions to Degree, Nigerian Certificate of Education (NCE) and National Diploma (ND) chaired… Continue reading JAMB Fixes Cut Off Mark for 2016 Examination

Youth Innovative Entrepreneurship Development Programme (YIELP)

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in furtherance of its intervention in the real sector of the economy and job creation effort has launched the Youth Innovative Entrepreneurship Development Programme (YIEDP) and adopted Heritage Bank as the sole pilot bank for the Programme. The programme is aimed at harnessing the latent entrepreneurial spirit among the teeming… Continue reading Youth Innovative Entrepreneurship Development Programme (YIELP)

The 2016 Yale Young Global Scholars application

The Yale Young Global Scholars Program (YYGS) is offering six financial need-based scholarships for high school students from the African continent to attend YYGS this summer at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. The program is a rigorous academic experience, featuring lectures from renowned Yale faculty. Participants in the Yale Young Global Scholars Program for… Continue reading The 2016 Yale Young Global Scholars application

National Technology Competition

National Technology Competition,  an initiative of Open Source Global Limited, is an annual events intended to showcase, develop, discover and encourage the state of ICT in Nigerian education system. The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is our proud partner and major sponsor of this competition. Categories ICT education in secondary school ICT education in tertiary… Continue reading National Technology Competition

2015 Cowbell Mathematics Competition Result – First Stage

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the First Stage of the 2015 Cowbell National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition which held nationwide on Saturday, March 14, 2015. The results of the examination as been released; students that qualify for the 2nd stage will be contacted The 2015 Cowbell Mathematics Competition Result (First Stage) has been posted on… Continue reading 2015 Cowbell Mathematics Competition Result – First Stage

AICTT Camp 2015: Advanced ICT Training for Young ECOWAS Professionals

AICTT Camp 2015 is an annual advanced ICT for Development training program organised by Ace Communications Executive Ltd; a communications management, training and PR consultancy firm focused on meeting the growing communications demands for business and public institutions across the West African sub-region. The training camp is the first of its kind and is designed for… Continue reading AICTT Camp 2015: Advanced ICT Training for Young ECOWAS Professionals

2015 Cowbell National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition

The schedule for the 15th edition of the Cowbell National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition (NASSMAC) has been released. The Cowbell National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition is an annual event sponsored by Cowbell Milk (a quality food product from Promasidor Nigeria Limited) and approved by the Federal Ministry of Education. The national is widely acclaimed as… Continue reading 2015 Cowbell National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition

Oloruntoba OGUNFOLAJI

Emerged the overall best WAEC candidate in 2013 and was awarded the National Distinction Award.

Ogun Scholar Emerges Best WAEC Candidate 2013

Oloruntoba Ogunfolaji of Sacred Heart Catholic College, Abeokuta, Ogun State has emerged the best scholar in the 2013 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC). He received WAEC’s prestigious National Distinction Award having scored A1 in all his subjects (English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science, Geography and Yoruba Language) and gathered a… Continue reading Ogun Scholar Emerges Best WAEC Candidate 2013

Google Code-In 2014

The Google Code-in is an online contest to introduce pre-university students (ages 13-17) to open source software development. The contest runs from December 1, 2014 to January 19, 2015. For many students the Google Code-in contest is their first introduction to open source development. Participating students are provided “bite sized” tasks to complete during the… Continue reading Google Code-In 2014

World Robotic Olympiad 2014

The Bells University of Technology, Ota Ogun will represent Nigeria at the 11th World Robotic Olympiad holding to be hosted in the Olympic city of Sochi, Russia between 21st and 23rd November 2014. This is sequel to her emergence as the winner of the senior category in a keen contest between over 50 participating schools from… Continue reading World Robotic Olympiad 2014

Ogun Student Shines at 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

Fifteen-year-old Olubunmi Agusto  of Day Waterman College, Abeokuta clinched the second position for Microsoft Word 2007 along with the sum of $2,500 in scholarships at the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Championship for students held at Anaheim, USA. She is the first African to emerge among the top three since the first edition of the competition,… Continue reading Ogun Student Shines at 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

2015/2016 Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development

The PRESSID Implementation Committee invites qualified candidates to apply for the third edition (2015/2016 academic session) of  the Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development (PRESSID). The Scheme, which sponsors graduates that have obtained First Class Honours degrees from any recognized and approved university, for postgraduate studies in the top 25 universities in the world was established… Continue reading 2015/2016 Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development

Ogun tops Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development Award

Ogun state topped the list of beneficiaries of the 2014/2015 Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development (PRESSID) awards claiming 17 out of the 104 slots. PRESSID was introduced by President Goodluck Jonathan last year as part of initiatives to encourage the first-class graduates   to study in the top 25 universities in the world… Continue reading Ogun tops Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development Award

Google AdCamp 2014

Online advertising is at the core of Google’s business and Google will be sharing the magic of her platforms with university students through Google AdCamp. AdCamp offers a collaborative curriculum focused on Google’s advertising sales and services operations, an overview of Google’s ad products and insight into the industry. Up to 70 current university students will be… Continue reading Google AdCamp 2014

2014 Cowbell Mathematics Competition Result – First Stage

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the First Stage of the 2014 Cowbell National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition held nationwide on Saturday, 15 March, 2013. The 2014 Cowbell Mathematics Competition Result (First Stage) has been posted on Promasidor’s website. Of the 827 entries from Ogun State for the Junior category, only 53 students scored as least 50%.… Continue reading 2014 Cowbell Mathematics Competition Result – First Stage

Amosun’s Wife Lauded over 20 Best Students’ Leadership Training in UK

The Nigerian High Commission to the United Kingdom has commended the Wife of the Governor of Ogun State, Mrs. Olufunso Amosun over her 10-day leadership training programme for the 20 best secondary students in the 2012/2013 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination. Speaking while receiving the students accompanied by the wife of the governor… Continue reading Amosun’s Wife Lauded over 20 Best Students’ Leadership Training in UK

Ogun tops medal table at President’s teachers’ award

For the second time, Ogun State has won the annual President’s Teaching and School Excellence Award for primary, secondary, student and administrators categories across the country. The state won nine out of the 28 prizes at the event held at the Conference Room, Federal Ministry of Education, Abuja. Also, representatives of the state; Mrs. Sosanwo Folashade… Continue reading Ogun tops medal table at President’s teachers’ award

Meet Best Student App Developer

Kayode Sowole, a 400-level Computer Science student of University of Lagos who won the ‘Best Student App’ for developing the Wazobia Bible application which allows people to read the bible in Pidgin, Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba and all English translations offline. In this interview with Vanguard Learning, he speaks on his inspiration for application development. Excerpts… Continue reading Meet Best Student App Developer

2014 Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) Scholarship Scheme – Graduates and Students

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria has put in place a strategy which will make accountancy profession more attractive to the brightest youths from any academic discipline by introducing a scholarship scheme for outstanding students of Institutions whose Accounting/Accountancy programmes are accredited by ICAN. Institution’s Obligation The scholarship shall cover examination fees and provision… Continue reading 2014 Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) Scholarship Scheme – Graduates and Students

World Bank Scholarship for Specialised Post-Graduate Programme in Agriculture and Sustainable Environment

The Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta has commenced the training programme in its World Bank Africa Centre of Excellence in Agriculture and Sustainable Environment. The centre will run specialized international postgraduate courses designated as Master (M.AgSE) and Doctorate (Phd AgSE) degrees in Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment. The courses are M.AgSE and PhD AgSE in:… Continue reading World Bank Scholarship for Specialised Post-Graduate Programme in Agriculture and Sustainable Environment

Malaria Destroyer Game

The Start-up that won the Best Software Start-Up of the Year 2013 Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) award which was unveiled at the institute’s President Dinner 2014 has released a mobile game, MDG Runner. MDG Runner is a subset of The Malaria Destroyer Game (MDG Series), a digital knowledge-entertainment and educational mobile Psycho-Game.… Continue reading Malaria Destroyer Game

Published
Categorized as Game, News

Education Crucial To Rural Development – Awolowo Dosumu

THE chairman, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Dr Olatokunbo Awolowo Dosunmu, on Saturday, described rural education as one of the basic ingredients for rural development as pioneered by the sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, in his days as the Premier of the Western Region. She stated this at the 34th Founder’s Day and the official re-naming… Continue reading Education Crucial To Rural Development – Awolowo Dosumu

Published
Categorized as News

2014 Imagine cup: Microsoft begins search for best tech students

Microsoft Nigeria has begun search for best technology students in Nigeria to participate in its 2014 annual Imagine Cup student technology competition aimed at encouraging students to create imaginative technology solutions that can solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Now in its twelveth year, the competition has grown to become the world’s global student… Continue reading 2014 Imagine cup: Microsoft begins search for best tech students

National Information Technology Development Agency Scholarship 2013/2014

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) in pursuance of her mandate of producing globally competitive manpower in order to bridge the digital divide and transform Nigeria into an Information Technology capable country, has established a scholarship scheme for Post Graduate (PG) studies in Master’s and Doctorate (PhD) degrees in relevant areas of Information Technology… Continue reading National Information Technology Development Agency Scholarship 2013/2014

2014 Cowbell Mathematics Competition

The schedule for the 14th edition of the Cowbell National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition (NASSMAC) has been released. The Cowbell National Secondary Schools Mathematics competition is an event sponsored by Cowbell Milk (a quality food product from Promasidor Nigeria limited) and approved by the Federal Ministry of Education.  The competition is widely acclaimed as one of the… Continue reading 2014 Cowbell Mathematics Competition

Government must secure Nigeria’s standard of education

Worried by the fallen standard of education in Nigeria, government at all levels have been advised to arrest it, by providing qualitative education from primary to tertiary levels. The admonition was the crux of the address of Senator Adegbenga Sefiu Kaka, during the bursary award disbursement exercise, organised for final year students in all tertiary… Continue reading Government must secure Nigeria’s standard of education

Published
Categorized as News