International Essay Competition 2008

The World Bank, the Cities Alliance, and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs invite you to participate in an International Essay Competition 2008 for students and non-students alike, between 18 and 25 years of age (born  between 1983 – 1990). 2,240 young people from 130 countries submitted their  essays to the International Essay Competition 2007!… Continue reading International Essay Competition 2008

University of Sheffield Scholarship For Students From Nigeria

The University of Sheffield offers a range of scholarships to  students of high academic ability from Nigeria for September 2008.   Undergraduate Scholarships for students commencing their studies in the Faculties of Engineering, Pure Science and the School of Law in September 2008:   Nigeria 50% Undergraduate Scholarships 2008   Postgraduate research degrees Visit the… Continue reading University of Sheffield Scholarship For Students From Nigeria

United World Colleges Annual Scholarship Award, 2008

The Nigeria National Committee for the United World Colleges (U.W.C) invites applications from suitably qualified Nigerian candidates for a limited number of Scholarship Awards to some U.W.Cs. Currently, there are twelve Colleges located in various countries, namely United Kingdom, Singapore, Canada, Swaziland, U.S.A, Italy, Venezuela, Hong Kong, Norway, India, Costa Rica and Bosnia Herzegovina. The… Continue reading United World Colleges Annual Scholarship Award, 2008

2008 Cowbell National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition

All is now set for the 2008 Cowbell National  Secondary Schools Mathematics competition. The Cowbell National  Secondary Schools Mathematics competition is an annual event open to all Secondary Schools in Nigeria. The 2007 edition of the competition ended with with Sanni Abdulmusawwir of Ota Total Academy, Ota,  Ogun State and Ezeaka Chibudem Lesley of Loyola Jesuit… Continue reading 2008 Cowbell National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition

Ogun Shines at WAEC’s Prize Giving Ceremony

Miss Oluwabusola Majekodunmi could not hold back the tears as she was called forward to receive the First Prize in the 2006 May/June West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), during the 45th West African Examinations Council’s (WAEC), Nigeria National Committee (NNC)’s annual meeting and prize giving ceremony, held in Abeokuta, Ogun State, last week.… Continue reading Ogun Shines at WAEC’s Prize Giving Ceremony

FG Launches New School Curriculum

The federal government has launched a new curriculum known as the new basic education curriculum for primary and junior secondary schools. The new curriculum is said to address amongst other things, issues of value re- orientation, poverty eradication, critical thinking, entrepreneurship and life skills. The Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) is responsible for… Continue reading FG Launches New School Curriculum

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Ogun Universities Leads Computer Competition

The University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (UNAAB) and Bells University of Technology, Ota both in Ogun state won the gold and bronze medal respectively in the first ever Nigerian Universities Computer Programming Contest which features 25 universities. The tournament was organised by the National Mathematical Centre (NMC) to tests the skill and ability of the students… Continue reading Ogun Universities Leads Computer Competition

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TSC to Organise ICT programmes for Teachers

The Ogun State teaching Service Commission (TSC) has concluded arrangements to train teachers on modern teaching techniques through the information Communication Technology Programme. Speaking in an Interactive session with journalist in Abeokuta, the Commission’s Chairman, Akogun Segun Okeowo, noted that teachers as molders of young minds, should be well grounded in the latest development in… Continue reading TSC to Organise ICT programmes for Teachers

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NSE Announces Winners of 2007 Annual Essay Competiton

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has released the names of winners of its 8th Annual Essay Competition for secondary school and tertiary institutions in Nigeria. An advert to this effect was posted on page 28 of Sunday Punch Newspaper of November 4, 2007. There were fifty winners listed for the secondary category while forty-nine were listed for tertiary category. Winner… Continue reading NSE Announces Winners of 2007 Annual Essay Competiton

Poly Admission: NBTE clears MAPOLY, YABATECH, 19 others

The National Board for Technical Education has given the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun State, the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos and 19 others a clean bill of health to admit candidates into all programmes on offer in their respective institutions. The NBTE had barred 32 polytechnics in the country from admitting fresh candidates into… Continue reading Poly Admission: NBTE clears MAPOLY, YABATECH, 19 others

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Ogun Commits N1.4bn to School rehabilitation

Determined to improve the state of infrastructure in public schools in Ogun State, the state executive council has approved N1.4bn for the renovation of dilapidated buildings in its schools. Also, the state government has approved the establishment of the Gateway Industrial Petrol Gas Training Institute with a mandate to produce middle level manpower for the… Continue reading Ogun Commits N1.4bn to School rehabilitation

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Four Principals Suspended in Ogun State

In a concerted bid to put an end to undue extortion of money from students in public Schools, the Ogun State Government has suspended four Principals caught in the act. The State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology Professor Segun Awonusi, announced the suspension during a visit to Baptist Boys’ High School and African Church Grammar School, Ita-Eko. Professor Awonusi… Continue reading Four Principals Suspended in Ogun State

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Ogun Trains 208 Teachers on ICT Dynamics

THE Ogun State government recently executed   the fourth phase of a training programme for 208 secondary school teachers under   its School-Net expansion strategy. At the opening ceremony, the Commissioner for Education, Science and   Technology, Prof. Segun Awonusi said the advent of Information Communication   Technology (ICT) in the state had promoted efficiency in governance. According to… Continue reading Ogun Trains 208 Teachers on ICT Dynamics

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JAMB Clarifies Issues On Remedial Programmes

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has clarified its stand on remedial programmes being run by some Universities. JAMB Registrar, Prof Dibu Ojerinde has been quoted by several newspapers as having announced that the board was cancelling remedial programmes in the affected universities. But the board’s Information Officer, Chinwe Ogbuka in a letter to… Continue reading JAMB Clarifies Issues On Remedial Programmes

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WAEC Releases May/June 2007 Results

The results of the last May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) was released on Friday 14th September (three weeks ahead of schedule). Candidates would be able to check their results from Sunday 16th September on the council’s result-checking website: www.waecdirect.org Announcing the release at the national headquarters of the West African Examinations Council… Continue reading WAEC Releases May/June 2007 Results

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2006 Ogun State Merit Award – Teacher, Students bag Awards

The educational sector was not left out at the 2006 Ogun State Award Night held on Sunday, 19th August, 2007 at the government house, Abeokuta. The governor of the state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel disclosed that the annual award night was meant to promote excellence and to recognise those who have been diligent, hardworking, and committed… Continue reading 2006 Ogun State Merit Award – Teacher, Students bag Awards

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JAMB Stops Remedial Programmes In Higher Schools

Beginning from next year, remedial programmes will no longer be accepted as a criterion for candidates seeking admission into higher institutions of learning in Nigeria. Remedial programmes are pre-degree courses taken by students who are deficient in their minimum qualifications for a degree programme. It cuts across all courses and departments in the universities, polytechnics… Continue reading JAMB Stops Remedial Programmes In Higher Schools

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1st SSA-NAPS Nigeria National Philosophical Essay Competition

National Association of Philosophy Students-Nigeria (NAPS) in conjunction with the Secular Student Alliance (SSA) – USA presents the 1st National Philosophical Essay Competition with the theme, Philosophy and Rationalism: Solutions to Africa’s Underdevelopment. Entrance: The Essay Competition is open to students and non students alike, irrespective of nationalities and cultural affiliations. All Essays should be… Continue reading 1st SSA-NAPS Nigeria National Philosophical Essay Competition

Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) Annual Film Essay Competition 2007/2008

The 3rd edition of the Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) Annual Film Essay Competition has commenced with the topic: The Nigerian Movie: Global Socio-Cultural Impact. The competition is open to all Nigerians 18 years of age and above. Interested individuals can begin to forward their entries via email to the NFC’s official e-mail address: md_nfc@hotmail or… Continue reading Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) Annual Film Essay Competition 2007/2008

NIIT Nigeria Scholarship 2007

Get a fee waiver of up to N200,000 (Two Hundred Thousand Naira) on any of the courses offered by NIIT Nigeria as part of the 8th NIIT Nigeria annual scholarship award. The courses are: Oracle 11i Oracle 10g Microsoft Certified System Enginner 2003 Sun Java Enterprise Architect Software Enterprenuer To apply, fill an application form… Continue reading NIIT Nigeria Scholarship 2007

12-year-old Student Emerges Cowbell National Mathematics Champion

A 12-year-old Senior Secondary School II student of Ota Total Academy, Ota, Ogun State, Master Sanni Abdulmusawwir has emerged as the 2007 National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition (NASSMAC) overall best student for the senior category. At the second and the final stage of the examination took place on Saturday March 31, 2007 in Lagos he… Continue reading 12-year-old Student Emerges Cowbell National Mathematics Champion

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First Bank Annual Essay/Quiz Competition

First Bank of Nigeria Plc, a leading financial services supermarket in Nigeria as part of her Corporate Social Responsibility has over the years been promoting academic excellence by organizing annual essay and quiz competitions. Her objective is to stimulate intellectual discourse among students and prepare them for the challenges of leadership in the future. This… Continue reading First Bank Annual Essay/Quiz Competition

Nigerian Women Association of Georgia Scholarship 2007

The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia plans to award 36 one-time scholarships, one per state of origin in the amount of forty thousand Naira each, to female students in Nigerian universities. Requirements An applicant must be a Nigerian female student in a Nigerian University An explanation of why you need and should receive the scholarship… Continue reading Nigerian Women Association of Georgia Scholarship 2007

Ogun Promotes ICT-Based Education

Ogun State government has taken delivery of another batch of 420 computers under its School-Net programme for secondary schools across the three senatorial districts. Under the initiative, all secondary schools are to have computer laboratories to be manned by a trained IT teacher. Delivering the work stations to beneficiary schools on Friday, the consultant to… Continue reading Ogun Promotes ICT-Based Education

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Nigerian Cabotage Promotions Essay Competition 2007

Nigerian Cabotage Promotions is organizing an online essay competition open to Nigerian Secondary school students or youths of Nigerian descent under the age of 23 years based in Nigeria or in Diasporas to mark the unofficial Nigerian Cabotage Day celebrations. Topic chosen: The Nigerian Cabotage Act of 2003: A legacy for now and the future….Discuss… Continue reading Nigerian Cabotage Promotions Essay Competition 2007

Ogun Takes Delivery Of 1,000 Computer Sets To Boost SchoolNet

Determined to equip every secondary school in Ogun State with a benefiting computer laboratory, the Bureau of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has taken delivery of another 1000 set of computers. The computers contained necessary accessories to make complete laboratory for the schools. It will be recalled that 2 phases of 400 & 420 computers… Continue reading Ogun Takes Delivery Of 1,000 Computer Sets To Boost SchoolNet

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