Breaking: UNIAbuja suffers fresh attacks as armed robbers, cultists torment lecturers, students *Many flee

November 3, 2021 Editor 0

University of Abuja located around Gwagwalada area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has come another attack on Wednesday, day after bandits invaded the higher institution of learning and kidnapped lecturers and children. Terrorists in the guise of bandits had early Tuesday morning opened fire within the staff quarters of the school before they eventually escaped with six person. Read More

Danbo Schools’ quest for qualitative education

October 19, 2021 Blueprint 0

Amidst the falling standard of education in Nigeria is the succour from Danbo international Schools. For the good people of Kaduna state and environs, the name of the school which continues to ring bell is synonymous to qualitative education delivery. The school in the last four decades, to the satisfaction of parents, guardians and educationists, has become a force to Read More

PTA rejects elongation of service for teachers, stipends to students

October 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The National Association of Parents/Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), has rejected the federal government policies on education, particularly the elongation of service years and payment of stipends to students reading education in higher institutions. The National Publicity Secretary of NAPTAN, Dr. Ekundayo Ademola, in a statement made available to our correspondent Sunday, warned the federal government of Nigeria not to Read More

Chronicling Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic Sokoto

October 4, 2021 Mohammed Mustapha 0

Education has been globally defined as the process of receiving or giving systematic instruction, especially at a school or university. Simply, it is the process of imparting all forms of knowledg, formal, non-formal and other forms. This is the more reason governments world over strive to adequately fund education at all levels. As often said, education is the best legacy to Read More

Ebonyi @25: Chief PNoble lauds Umahi on infrastructural devt, human empowerment, others

October 1, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Ebonyi State Commissioner for Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Chief Oluchukwu Ukie Ezeali (Chief P Noble), has said that residents of the state will eternally be grateful to Governor David Nweze Umahi as a result of efforts in bringing development to the state since he assumed office in 2015. In an interview with our reporter Friday, Ezeali said that since the state Read More

Educational Libraries: Association canvasses increased funding

October 1, 2021 Amaechi Agbo 0

The Academic and Research Libraries Section (ARLS) has called for increased funding of educational libraries to improve work efficiency and enhance productivity in higher institutions. ARLS Chairman, Dr Ifeanyi Ezema, made the call at the 7th annual conference of the association held at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka Enugu state. Dr Ezema who stated this during his welcome address to Read More

Alan Waka: Emancipator of Hausa literature

August 19, 2021 Blueprint 0

In every region of the world, one would find people who are extraordinarily exceptional, intellectually gifted, skillfully blessed by God with immeasurable talents. Some of them are writers while some are professional actors. Some are academic scholars while others are good in writing and composing songs; among them sprouted Alan Waka. He is a rare gem whose work vary from Read More

Funds misappropriation allegation in NEDC mischievous’

August 6, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The chairman, North East Youths and Elders Forum, Alhaji Salihu Muhammad Magaji, has explained that the allegations of miss appropriation of funds against the North East Development Commission (NEDC) under the leadership of Mohammed Goni Akali is mischievious and baseless. Magaji stated this Friday while reacting to the allegations published by some media outlets insinuating that there are funds misappropriations Read More

I’ve limited ambitions as a woman – Sadiya Adam

August 6, 2021 Blueprint 0

Sadiya Adam joined Kannywood about seven years ago and has so far featured in films like Dakin Amarya, Gobe da labari, Bani Ba Aure, Sadauki, Idda and Hasashe. She tells ALIYU ASKIRA in this interview that she’s as decent as any other God-fearing lady despite the fact that she chose to be an actress. You had been attending an Islamiya Read More

FUTA: Akwa Ibom group lauds Buhari over good governance

July 29, 2021 Uko Etim 0

A youth group under the auspices of South-South Assembly of Nigeria, Eket Senatorial District, Ikot Abasi local government area of Akwa Ibom state, Thursday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for citing a Federal University of Science and Technology in their area. The youth group noted that the university would bring about massive development and gainful employment to the people. In a Read More

Global anxiety as UNESCO alerts on Nigeria’s education

July 23, 2021 Blueprint 0

According to many citizens, Nigeria’s education system is on a nosedive as a result of the consistent attacks on institutions of learning across the land. In this report, ELEOJO IDACHABA takes a look at this national concern. Global concerns are mounting over the falling standard of education in Nigeria particularly in the northern part. Of major concern is the one Read More

On KASU fees hike and Lawal Adamu’s scholarship scheme

June 14, 2021 Blueprint 0

It is no longer news that Kaduna state government has increased the tuition fees of its higher institutions. Worse affected are the students of Kaduna State University (KASU). These students who come mostly from poor families are expected to pay N200,000 as tuition fees as against the affordable N26,000 they used to pay in the past. Disturbed by this development, Read More

PDP stalwart tackles el-Rufai on tuition fees increase, others

June 7, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Senatorial candidate for Kaduna Central during the 2019 general elections, Hon. Lawal Adamu Usman, has condemned what he called “Governor Nasir el-Rufai’s anti-people’s policies” in Kaduna state, especially with regards to “the attempt by the Kaduna state government to justify its recent increase in tuition fees of higher institutions in Kaduna state, including Kaduna State University (KASU), College Read More

Peters, Mana get HISL/HIFL appointment

April 26, 2021 Lekan Olaseinde 0

Former national coach James Peters has been appointed as one of the director into the board of Supreme Management Committee (SMC) of Higher Institution Sports League (HISL) and Higher Institution Football League (HIFL). The appointment was done by the owners of the league, Green White Green Sports Centre Ltd (GWG) The announcement was made in a statement signed by the Read More

Effects of unregulated access to internet

April 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

The internet is where we can find bulk of information about everything under the sky. It is the most needed thing around the globe. Businessmen, teachers, traders, students, everyone is now depending on the internet for their work irrespective of who you are either a middle-class person or a millionaire, all you need is the internet, sometimes for your work 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

Nigerian youths and nation’s future: A Waiting Time Bomb? II

April 7, 2021 Prof MK Othman 0

As a corollary to my article of last week, readers may recall the question I posed; how do we contribute to preventing the detonation of the imminent “time bomb”, which may consume all of us? Youth and children are the most vulnerable part of society. Children are like a cleaned whiteboard; whatever is ascribed on it appears; good or bad. Read More