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60.62 is Yabatech cutoff mark

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) has approved the cut-off marks for 2021/2022 Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) for its National Diploma programme. The Deputy Registrar of the college, Mr Joe Ejiofor, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. Ejiofor said that the admission cut-off marks Read More…

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Osinbajo receives Igbobi old boys on school’s 90th anniversary

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Nigerian Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, received on a courtesy call, a delegation of the Old Boys Association of Igbobi College, (ICOBA) to which he belongs. The delegation led by Yomi Badejo-Okunsanya, (who represented the President of ICOBA), intimated Prof. Osinbajo about plans for the 90th Anniversary of the school. In his Read More…

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Lagos votes 10% of 2022 budget for education

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Lagos State Government has earmarked 10 per cent of its year 2022 Budget to the education sector to adequately groom the youths towards making the desired impact and contributing to the progress and future development of the State. The State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Samuel Egube, disclosed this during Read More…

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Educating Nigerians before birth and after death

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. A STORY trended in the social media on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, the International Teachers Day. On that day, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Alhaji Yahaya Mohammad as a Board Member of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Many Nigerians appeared scandalised that the Senate would clear a man Read More…

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Commercial Bus Drivers offered traffic education by Lagos Taskforce

Reading Time: 2 minutes The unruliness and the menacing antics of commercial bus drivers may soon come to an end if they agree to an offer made by the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) to educate them on traffic rules. This offer came during a parley between the Chairman of the Taskforce, CSP Shola Jejeloye, and Read More…

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Lagos wins National Scientists Award

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: LASG. In picture above: Master Abah (middle) displays his Certificate. CREDITS: LASG Emerges 1st in Biology, 10th Overall Master Okocha Emmanuel Abah, a student of Sasa Community Senior High School, Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos, has won the 1st position in Biology and 10th overall at the National Final Science Competitive Examination Read More…

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King’s College’s decaying facilities worry PTA as it elects new executives

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sunday Ameh, newly-elected Chairman, King’s College, Lagos,  Parent-Teacher Association, has promised to explore a Public/Private Partnership (PPP) in rebranding the foremost unity college to restore its glory. The all-boys college was founded in 1909 under the British Act. Ameh made the promise shortly after election as the PTA chairman. He said that the aim of Read More…

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Removing criminality from our tertiary institutions

Reading Time: 4 minutes THE most exciting period for most humans is their youth. Many youths look forward to better lives. In fact, some wish they can grow faster and be independent of parental care. That is in a normal society. Many youths in Nigeria do not have such experience. They are either abducted, killed, intimidated or denied their Read More…

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We will fuse sports with education in Lagos schools — LSSC

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: YNaija, Guardian Nigeria. The Lagos State government has announced plans to fuse education and sports in its schools, with a view to revamping School Sports in the state, the Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Mr Sola Aiyepeku, has said. Aiyepeku, who stated  this at a stakeholders’ meeting in Lagos, was quoted by Read More…

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Lagos aligns with FG directive, reopens schools on Jan 18

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Sunday Alamba/AP, Olukayode Jaiyeola/NurPhoto/Getty Images. Lagos still recording high numbers of daily COVID-19 infections In spite of the high numbers of daily COVID-19 infections being recorded, the Lagos State Government has reaffirmed its earlier pronouncement that all public and private schools in Lagos State below tertiary level should resume on Monday, 18th January, Read More…