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Unemployment: Anxiety mounts as universities churn out graduates into labour market

Prof. Oladapo ObafunwaMore questions await stakeholders in Nigeria’s education sector and labour market about job creation amidst growing graduate unemployment rate. CAJETAN MMUTA who was at the 20th convocation ceremony of the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo state writes.

SMI boss restates commitment towards improving standard of education

Ayodele (right) receiving his award from NAPPS president Prince Mike SonubiThe Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Standard Mandate International (SMI), Mr Nelson Ayodele has restated the commitment of his initiative towards improving and enhancing the standard of education in the country through the organization of seminars, workshops and conferences for all stakeholders in the sector.

TACSFON celebrates finalists

•A cross-section of students at the TACSFON event.The frenzy around the premises of The Apostolic Church Students’ Fellowship of Nigeria (TACSFON), Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko (AAUA) Chapter was great as the fellowship celebrates brethren who were in their final year.

60 percent of Nigeria’s resources waste on corruption – Melaye

•Master Eyakwaire Presley (left) receiving his first prize award at the 2012 Awokoya Chemistry competition from Mr. Marcus Owvie at the NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture.Nigeria has been described as an emergency word which can only be rescued by the action or inations of his people.
Making this known was a former member of the house of representatives and convener of anti-corruption network, Hon. Dino Melaye who spoke at the Otunba Adeleke Adesina annual lecture organized by the Obafemi Awolowo University chapter of the National Association of Building students.

Obafunwa: Repositioning LASU for excellence

•Obafunwa365 days after Professor John Oladapo Obafunwa became the Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University, massive developments have sprung up in all sections of the university. OLASUNKANMI AROWOLO in this report x-ray the stewardship of the Vice Chancellor.

Nigerian Girls Guides advocates for girl child education

•L-R: Toby, Lady Deborah Jibowu, a member of the board of trustee and Mrs Magret Olowu, past Chief Commissioner at the event.Founded about 103 years ago,the Nigerian Girl Guides Association, a member of the World Girl Guides and Girls’ Scout now has over 100,000 members across 146 countries of the world. One of the objectives of the association is to help the girl child discover her talents and harness such and also to develop a total girl child into an adult that will be useful to herself and the society as a whole. Last week, the association held its national conference at the head office in Ikoyi, Lagos aimed at reassessing the condition of Nigerian girl child and to proffer solutions to some of the challenges confronting the female youths especially in the area of education.