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The epidemic of universities in Nigeria


Whenever Nigerians start doing the same thing, then be sure that there is money to be made in that enterprise. Many years ago, we had only three denominations of the church – Protestant, Catholic and African. In the last 25 years, the expansion of evangelical churches is truly phenomenal. There …

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Bill Gates’ message for fresh graduates


“Technology lets you see problems in ways my friends and I never could, and it empowers you to help in ways we never could.” The Founder of Microsoft and richest man in the world, Bill Gates, shared a message to all graduates and we think it’s not only brilliant, it’s …

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The First Class degrees galore – Reuben Abati


Former presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati has laughed at the high rate of First Class degrees being churned out by Nigerian universities. This is contained in his latest article titled, ‘The First Class degrees galore’. Abati quoted an investigation which revealed that in the last five years, 16 Nigerian universities have …

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The difference between school and education


Dear Undergraduate Understand the difference between school and education The biggest trap is thinking going to school equates to getting an education. Nigerians are obsessed with degrees. We line them behind our names like it’s the passcode to Heaven. BSc, MSc, PhD, this and that. Nigeria is one of the …

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Math is beautiful


Spirals have been showing up in art for centuries. Here’s one man who built an entire career out of them. Math is exceedingly useful in physics, engineering and everywhere else, but let us not forget: math is also beautiful. Take the spiral, for instance. Simple mathematical spirals have been the …

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High scores in JAMB Examination


JAMB is the most biggest exam ever in Nigeria. A candidate is assigned to do and conclude this exam in just a day. That one day will determine your next move academically. I mean Maybe you will sit at home if you fail it by having a low score or …

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Osun Varsity wins Obasanjo Library debate


Osun State University (UNIOSUN) has won the Inter-University Debate organised to mark the opening of (IUD) the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Babcock University was the first runner up. The King’s University (KU) in Odeomu, Osun State, which finished as second runner up, erupted …

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