593 Edo varsity students take matriculates oaths

April 29, 2021 Patrick Ahanor, 0

The Vice Chancellor, Edo State University Uzairue, Engr. Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor has reiterated the commitment of management to ensure that all programmes offered by the institution are completed within the stipulated time frame. Aluyor said: “As a university, we  have made a commitment to run all our programmes within the stipulated time. You can attest to the fact that we Read More

Breaking: FUTO gets new VC

April 14, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha, Owerri 0

The governing council of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) has appointed Prof Nnenna Oti as the new Vice Chancellor (VC) to succeed the outgoing helmsman, Prof. Francis Eze. Prof. Oti, until her new appointment was the Deputy Vice Chancellor, (Academic).  She emerged tops with 75.5 points to beat six other candidates. Her closest rival was Prof. Ikechukwu Dozie who Read More

Impact of peer group in higher institutions

April 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

The academic environment taught us a broad alliance of individuals connected from different social, cultural, economic, and ethnic backgrounds formed together as an emergent group. However, the system provides a student as a socialization agent that explored him to a different world which in turn, influences him to conform to the laid norms and values of the institution which if Read More

Tukur: Adamawa lost a rare gem – Fintiri

April 10, 2021 Muazu Abari 0

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state has expressed shocked over the demise of one of the prominent sons of the state, Dr. Mahmud Tukur. Dr Tukur was a former minister of commerce and industry and vice chancellor of Bayero University Kano. He died at the age of 82. Fintiri in his condolence message made available to Blueprint, signed by Read More

Breaking: Like Judiciary workers, Polytechnic Lecturers begin strike

April 6, 2021 Editor 0

Lecturers under the aegis of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) have commenced indefinite strike. President of the union, Anderson Ezeibe, who disclosed this at a press briefing in Abuja on Tuesday morning said members have agreed to shut all the Nigerian Polytechnics until their demands are met. Details loading…

Aggrement: We are on course, FG, ASUU declare

March 30, 2021 Moses John 0

The federal government has said the implementation of the Memorandum of Action (MOA) signed with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is on course and progressing without hitches. Minister for Labour and Employment Dr Chris Ngige, stated this at the end of a meeting between the government and ASUU to review the progress made in the implementation of the Read More

Abdulkareem and his revival at Unilorin

March 30, 2021 Best Agbese 0

In those days, the graduates of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin) pranced the land with mercurial elegance as proud products of one of Nigeria’s best second-generation universities. But this aura suddenly faded and over the years graduates of the varsity faced character discrimination in the labour market. The decades of bickering between splinter factions of the Academic Staff Union of Read More

NEDC and Alkali’s leadership with a human face

March 30, 2021 Solomon Audu 0

It is no longer news that the Boko Haram crisis in North-East Nigeria has devastated economy of the region, and humanitarian crisis is the order of the day. The North East region of Nigeria is made up of Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, Bauchi, Gombe and Taraba States. These states are ravaged by the Boko Haram insurgency since 2009. In this violent Read More

Still on HND/BSc dichotomy

March 29, 2021 Blueprint 0

Lots have been said on the above subject matter, but still I’ll like to put my input as a victim of this long neglected issue. Let me briefly narrate an instance during my NYSC orientation in Edo state. One evening, me and my platoon members were having fun. Suddenly a lady looked into my school identity card with keen interest. Read More

Amaechi to deliver UniCal’s convocation lecture, Chukwuma, Yusuf for honours

March 23, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, is billed to deliver the convocation lecture during the 34th convocation ceremony of the University of Calabar (UniCal). The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof Florence Banku Obi, who made this known, Tuesday, during a pre-convocation press briefing, said the convocation proper would be preceded by convocation lecture, titled ‘The National Question and the Read More

Allow children live their dream, Olayinka tells parents, others

October 8, 2020 Editor 0

Kid model and actress, Olayinka Beyonce Omotoyinbo, has advised children in Nigeria, to protect what is left of their future. She was reacting on social media @iamcuteyinks against the backdrop of rising cases in the society, where parents discourage their wards from their dreams. Olayinka said, when parents discourage their kids from achieving their dreams, it poses a great challenge Read More