EKITI State University, EKSU, Alumni Association will, tomorrow, bestow an award on the Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Kingsley Kuku, for his numerous assistance and deep association with his alma- mater. At a meeting in Ado-Ekiti, yesterday, the national president of the association, Mr. Bola Ogunlayi, said Kuku would be the second beneficiary of the award since the inception of the association.
Not many envisaged the dimension the incident would take. But as at yesterday, it is clear that the ripple effect of the gruesome murder of 51-year-old Mr. Ropo Eniafe, a cocoa merchant in Ilawe-Ekiti in Ekiti South West Local Government of Ekiti State, is bound to cause disquiet in the community.
The management of the University of Abuja has postponed examinations for final year students due protest by students over non-accreditation of engineering and medical courses by the National Universities Commission(NUC).
The examination, scheduled to start on Monday, could not hold because the aggrieved students locked the gate to the main campus of the institution and prevented members of staff and fellow students from entering the school.
A couple who obtained PhD in different disciplines the same day, two brainy female students and some distinguished Nigerians stole the show at the 50th convocation of the University of Lagos.
The couple were not born the same day. Neither did they attend the same primary and secondary schools. They are also not from the same state. The husband is from, Ilaje, Ondo State while the wife is from Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Fate and love for knowledge, however, brought them together at the University of Lagos. And because they are both made for scholarship, the two were among the students and distinguished Nigerians that were celebrated at the UNILAG’s Golden Jubilee Convocation last week.
Follow @JamaEduCHAIRMAN, Independent corrupt practices and Other Related Offences commission (ICPC), Mr Ekpo Nta, in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Monday, advocated enforcement of minimum standard in terms of infrastructure for the establishment of schools, so as to curb the rot in the education sector.
THE latest Webometric Ranking of world universities has re-affirmed the intellectual, academic, research and administrative supremacy of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, above the other universities in Nigeria.