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Riverbank School Becomes 1st Wowbii Buddzone in Nigeria

WOWBii Interactive, the first manufacturer of interactive touchscreen and foremost proponent of interactive learning in Africa, has certified The River Bank School, Victoria Island, Lagos as its first BUDDZone in Nigeria. Presenting the certificate to the head of RiverBank School, Mrs Regina Jemide, CEO of WOWBii Interactive, Terae Onyeje described …

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NUT Accuses El-Rufai of Violating Court Order

The Kaduna State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) wednesday accused the state Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, of alleged violation of court injunction retraining him from sacking teachers. The NUT had filed a suit at the Industrial Court against the competency test by the state government and the subsequent …

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M.SC Holders Among 43,000 Applicants for Primary School Jobs in Kaduna

Kaduna State Government has commences the screening of 43,806 applicants, including M.Sc. degree holders for 25,000 teaching positions in its primary schools. A notice board containing the list of applicants at Rimi College, situated within Kaduna metropolis detailed two applicants with M.Sc. degrees in Biochemistry and Water resources. It was …

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AYFF projects cut across six LGs in Ijesaland —Fasuyi

Chief Yinka Fasuyi is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ibadan Business School. Recently, he presented cheques of WAEC fees to 100 students from 20 selected public schools in Ijeshaland, courtesy of Asiwaju Yinka Fasuyi Foundation (AYFF). In this interview with KEHINDE ADIO, he gives reasons for the gesture, …

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Behold the First Class women

They have never met,but they share some things in common. Apart from studying the same course in schools that are miles apart, Mrs Janefrances Okafo-Ofomata and Miss Chinasa Ofondu are women of excellence. They surmounted life challenges with sheer willpower to achieve distinction in pharmacy. With a Cumulative Grade Point …

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Provost laments exclusion from TETFUND

Authorities of the Federal College of Agriculture, (FECA) Akure have urged the federal government to increase the funding of all Agriculture Colleges across the country to enable them meet their purpose of establishment. The institution marked its 60-year anniversary, where its Provost, Dr Samson Odedina lamented that the Tertiary Education …

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EEP not mere street-lighting project for universities-ministry

The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has said that the Energizing Education Programme (EEP ) of the Federal Government is not a mere street-lighting project. According to a statement by the Ministry, the Programme is aimed at rejuvenating the nation’s education system by providing uninterrupted power supply to a …

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NANS calls for Senate’s approval of EEP project funds

NATIONAL Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has appealed to the Senate to approve funds for the proposed Energising Education Programme (EEP) project of the Federal Ministry of Works, Power and Housing (FMWPH). The association declared its support for the project through a statement last week by the public relations officer, …

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NMC expresses worry over poor performance of female students in Mathematics

THE National Mathematical Centre (NMC), Abuja, has expressed concern over the poor performance of female students in Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences. Expressing this concern last weekend, the director of the centre, Professor Stephen Onah, noted that there is usually the perception (by women) that the subject is not meant for …

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Police arrest 20 MAPOLY students as protest turns violent

The mass protest by students of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun State, entered day two with the students occupying the busy Panseke area and made born fire. Dozens of them were arrested by policemen. The students were protesting non – commencement of the semester examinations following the crisis between the …

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ASUU demands Panel of Inquiry into LASU crisis

The Lagos Zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Wednesday demanded the setting up of an independent panel of inquiry to investigate the crisis at the Lagos State University, Ojo and the attendant sacking of seven lecturers among others. The Lagos Zone of ASUU comprising of Federal …

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Idahosa university wins 7th Private University Games

Benson Idahosa University (BIU), Benin-Edo state has emerged champions again at the just concluded seventh edition of the Nigeria Private Universities Games Association (NPUGA), after topping the overall medals table with 38 gold medals, 9 silver medals and 6 bronze medals. BIU, the defending champion defeated 25 other private Universities …

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Non- academic staff strike not ending soon – SSANU

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) spokesman, A.O Salaam, in a chat with our correspondent, OKERINMODU FAITH OLUSEGUN, spoke on the ongoing nationwide strike by the union. TI: On the crisis rocking Nigerian education sector again sir, is there any likelihood of it been resolved soon? Salaam: I …

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Lagos establishes six primary schools

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had approved the establishment of six new public primary schools under the State Universal Basic Education Board. The Executive Chairman, Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr Ganiyu Sopeyin, in a statement said the development was in line with the new government …

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UNIUYO women honour ex-VC, retirees

The University of Uyo Women Association has honoured the former Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Comfort Ekpo, for her contributions to women development in the institution. The event was attended by the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Enefiok Essien, alongside some retired employees of the institution. The retirees were …

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From 2018, stop misusing these adverbs

Adverbs are great. Although some people fear and even hate them, they are a good agent of communication as they provide additional information in clauses.  By the way, I assume that you already know what adverbs are. They are words that tell us more about verbs, defining the circumstances that …

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African Youth Parliament honours Adeleke University

The African Youth Parliament has declared Adeleke University, Ede in Osun State as the best private university in Africa for year 2017. The Leader of the AYP, Fred Kweku , who is from Cote ‘d Ivoire, led other executives of the body to present the award to the university in …

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I was so poor I couldn’t afford school uniforms —VC

The Vice-Chancellor of Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Danjuma Sheni, has painted a picture of how he was sent out from school because of his torn school uniform. Sheni said that memories of his struggle with poverty and deprivation as a youth had shaped his decision to set up the …

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Cleanace Academy – First Dry Cleaning School Berths in Nigeria

CleanAce Drycleaners, foremost dry-cleaning company in Nigeria with international dry-cleaning experience dating back three generations recently added another feather to its cap with the launch of the first ever dry cleaning academy in Nigeria, CleanAce School of Drycleaning. CleanAce School of Drycleaning Academy offers the best education in dry cleaning …

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FG issues provisional licences to six new private universities

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, gave the provisional licences to the institutions in Abuja. The institutions are Admiralty University Ibusa in Delta; Spiritan University Neochi, Abia; Precious Cornerstone University in Ibadan, Oyo State; Pamo University of Medica Sciences, Port Harcourt; Atiba University in Oyo, Oyo State; and Eko …

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UBEC to rebuild public schools with N2.4bn

The Universal Basic Education Commission is set to spend the sum of N2,460,300,000 on the rehabilitation of public schools across the country in 2018. This figure was obtained from the Executive Budget Proposal for the commission in 2018, following the UBEC Executive Secretary, Dr. Hamid Bobboyi’s statement on Wednesday that …

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Latest Recruitment at The U.S. Embassy

The U.S. Embassy in Lagos, is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position below in the Facility Maintenance Section: Contents Open Jobs Maintenance Inspector, FSN-08/FP-06* Mason, FSN-04/FP-AA Supply Clerk (NEPA) FSN-5/FP-09 Refrigeration Air Conditioning Mechanic, FSN-04/FP-AA* Method of Application Maintenance Inspector, FSN-08/FP-06* Job Type      …

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Job Vacancies at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource …

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Associate, Enterprise Innovation Unit at First Bank of Nigeria Limited

First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 10 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services. The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) …

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IT Support Engineers at ISON Technologies

ISON Technologies is a pan- African systems integrator, managed service provider and strategic outsourcing player providing end-to-end IT services and solutions across the continent with an on the ground presence in 25 African countries. IT Support Engineer Job Type                        …

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Graduate Private Healthcare Representatives at May & Baker

May & Baker Nigeria Plc – We are committed to applying our resources and science to improve the quality of life. We provide quality and affordable medicines, food and beverages to those who need them. Private Healthcare Representative Job Type                        …

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20 NYSC members get extension of service

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), in Nasarawa State, says 20 corps members are to have an extension of service due to alleged misconduct during the service year. The State Coordinator, 2017 Batch B Stream 11, Mrs Zainab Isah, disclosed this on Thursday at the passing out parade in Lafia …

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ANCOPSS urges Amosun to appoint principal-general

The President of the All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary School, Ogun State branch, Chief Ebenezer Ogundele, has appealed to Governor Ibikunle Amosun to fill the position of principal-general, which has been vacant since January, 2016. Ogundele said this during the opening ceremony of the 37th Annual Congress of …

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