The Punch


Girls on the mountain, boys run, run, run

December 31, 2013

From primary level, secondary to the university, female students are steadily overwhelming their male counterparts when it comes to academic excellence, CHARLES ABAH writes Twelve-year-old Kunle Jegede was in the sitting room of their expansive five-bedroom bungalow on Monday evening. He was so engrossed in a television game that he hardly noticed when his father… [Read More...]

2013: A year of strikes, grandstanding

December 29, 2013

In this report, ARUKAINO UMUKORO captures the major events that defined the education sector this year through the eyes of academicians For educationist, Dr. Ademola Azeez, William Shakespeare’s play, All’s Well That Ends Well, could be used to sum up the over five-month face-off between the Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Federal Government…. [Read More...]

VC tasks fresh students on good behaviour

December 24, 2013

The Vice-Chancellor, Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State, Prof. Ayodeji Olukoju, has urged fresh students of the school to endeavour to lead an exemplary life. He spoke during the institution’s matriculation last Wednesday. About 422 students where admitted to the university for the 2013/2014 session. The VC, who enjoined the students to comply with the rules… [Read More...]

VC commends Caleb students

December 17, 2013

The Vice-Chancellor, Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, Prof. Ayodeji Olukoju, has commended students of the university for maintaining high moral and academic standards in line with the mission of the institution. He stated this at an award and carol service in the school. The programme, he said, was organised to appreciate God for what the university… [Read More...]

Omatek boss empowers students digitally

November 4, 2013

The Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Omatek Ventures Plc,  Mrs. Florence Seriki, has pledged her commitment to empowering the Nigerian youths with relevant technologies. She said this when she was conferred with a honorary doctorate degree in Business Administration by the management of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State. Seriki also donated laptops to the… [Read More...]

‘Malaria impedes Nigeria’s annual growth by 3.8 per cent’

October 31, 2012

The Acting Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State, Prof. Fola Tayo, has said research has shown that malaria impedes Nigeria’s growth by 3.80 per cent yearly. Tayo in his lecture at the Lagos State Maiden Malaria Scientific Seminar tagged, “Building a Research Culture as a Tool for Malaria Control and Elimination”… [Read More...]

Caleb’s best graduating student: I wept when I was denied Canadian visa

October 22, 2013

The best graduating student of Caleb University, Imota,  Lagos, Miss Boluwatife Oyekan,  tells SAMUEL AWOYINFA how she achieved the feat For Boluwatife Oyekan, achieving a first class grade is the fruit of a lot of sacrifice and self-denial. She was the cynosure of all eyes on Saturday at the institution’s third convocation ceremony held at… [Read More...]

I made a first class because I was focused from my first day in class –Prof. Olukoju, VC, Caleb University

October 19, 2013

Prof. Ayodeji Olukoju, the Vice Chancellor of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State, in this interview with ADEOLA BALOGUN, shares his experiences Why did a young man choose to study History when everyone would like to study Medicine, Law and Engineering? When I was a young man, my parents thought I was going to be an… [Read More...]


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