Education

Beyond Paying for Public Exam Forms

Beyond Paying for Public Exam Forms

By Abdussalam Amoo When I see a public official or politician deciding to ’empower’ his people by sponsoring their public examinations (SSCE/UTME) forms, I regard such as a misplaced priority. Education promotion is always important but some gaps are still left unfilled. You may not agree with me, just take…
How ABU is fast becoming Nigeria’s Harvard

How ABU is fast becoming Nigeria’s Harvard

By Sodiq Omolaoye Described as the largest university in Sub-Saharan Africa, Ahmadu Bello University is the first University to be established in Northern Nigeria in 1962. The University which boasts of over 500,000 graduates is indeed one of Nigeria’s finest in the aspect of research and human development. Located in the…
E-learning Trends to Watch Out for in 2018

E-learning Trends to Watch Out for in 2018

By now, we’ve learned that the learning process doesn’t end once you graduate from college. Hence, the term “learning” should not be mixed with education. The main reason to that is simply because education yields temporary results, while learning brings permanent and lifetime improvements. We are capable of absorbing knowledge…
See the List of 28 Most Published Scholars in Nigeria

See the List of 28 Most Published Scholars in Nigeria

By Mohammed Dahiru Aminu On Monday November 20, 2017, I collected a list of the most published scholars in Nigeria, including their total publications; total citations from their publications and number of documents that cite their works; the period within which the publications were made; and their h-indexes. The decision…
Teacher, Don’t ‘Teacher’ Me Nonsense!

Teacher, Don’t ‘Teacher’ Me Nonsense!

By Samuel Onimpa Alfred Fans of the Legendary Fela Anikulapo-kuti have always termed his songs as evergreen. His songs have proven time and time again that he is a Prophet that sees beyond the immediate future. He sang about the past and the present day Nigeria during his lifetime and…
4 Smart Ways to Use Tech in the Classroom

4 Smart Ways to Use Tech in the Classroom

The age of information and technology is at its peak and many are resorting to emerging technological advances to improve the quality of their lives and ease their work process. One of such people are teacher, lecturers and the like, who are steadily taking advantage of technology to enhance their…
The Perennial Jam called JAMB

The Perennial Jam called JAMB

By Kunle Ayankoso Every other year, in a bid to further the horizons of their formal education, secondary school leaving students seek to gain admissions into tertiary institutions. In doing so, they are subjected to write an excruciating and challenging exam, administered to them by the notorious Joint Admissions and…
The Place of Beating in Teaching

The Place of Beating in Teaching

A society that arrests and detains the teacher for beating the students will soon have to sleep with both eyes open. The “unbeated” children will form different formidable teams. A team among them will arm themselves with guns and cutlasses and make sure your property is not safe in your…
Between JAMB and the Policy Gurus

Between JAMB and the Policy Gurus

By Olaide Lukman Olaoluwa A few weeks ago, the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board announced the new cut-off mark for admission into Nigerian Higher Institutions. Nigerians were mostly bewildered if not aghast by the reduction of the cut off which was previously pegged at 180 now at 120. While I…