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Undergraduate dies in swimming pool

  A 400-Level student of the Department of Electrical Electronics at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Gabriel Chinonso, has died at the swimming pool of the Yankari Games Resort. The student was said to have drowned in the swimming pool on Sunday. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP …

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Unicef Supports Enrolment of Over One Million Girl-Child in Schools

The United Nation Children Fund (UNICEF) has ‎been supporting the GIrls Education Project (GEP) for the enrolment of one million girl child in schools ‎in the last eight years. Chief of UNICEF Nigeria, Bauchi field office, Mr Bhanu Pathak disclosed this while speaking at the opening ceremony of the National …

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As History Returns to the Curriculum

Finally, the future of Nigeria looks a little brighter because the nation has decided to begin to look, again, into its own past.The erstwhile removal of History from the school curriculum, or its so-called integration into that of Social Studies, was a mindless and uncharitable act of disservice to the …

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Our Story – Ondo Government

Following the spates of protests that have greeted the increase in tuition recently announced by the governing council of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), Ondo State government, on Tuesday, came out with its position on the contentious subject. A statement, signed by the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, …

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Tension in Alvan Ikoku College

A fresh management crisis is brewing at the  Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, following the demand by a faction of the Joint Action Committee of the non-academic staff of the institution that the Acting Provost, Dr. Dan Anyanwu, step down for aspiring to become the substantive provost. The group, …

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AAUA students protest increase in tuition fees

A few days after the Governing Council of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, announced a 500 per cent increase in tuition fees, the students of the institution took to the streets of Akure, the state capital, on Monday in protest against the increment. The governing council had increased …

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FG begins screening of 40,000 university degrees obtained abroad

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Education, said on Monday that it had constituted a 16-man committee to screen over 40,000 degrees claimed to have been obtained from Nigerian students who studied in foreign institutions. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who inaugurated the committee in Abuja, said the …

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TETFund completes 22 projects in Fed poly, Taraba

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund has said that it completed no fewer than 22 projects at the Federal Polytechnic, Bali, Taraba State, through the Federal Government’s intervention funds. Our correspondent learnt that the projects include a 500-Seater lecture theatre, a library, an Information and Communication Technology complex and a building …

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Ministry – Nigeria’s Funding of Education Below Unesco Benchmark

The federal Ministry of Education on Tuesday declared that the funding of education at all levels in the country is below the benchmark recommended by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). While UNESCO benchmark for funding of education was 26 percent of the national budget and six …

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How Ondo Varsity Students Grounded Akure Over 500% Hike in Fees

Ondo State capital, Akure, was grounded for several hours yesterday, as students of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Akoko, marched on the streets protesting the over 500 percent hike in their tuition fee. This is coming as the state House of Assembly dissociated itself from the increment of the tuition …

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36 graduating students bag first class in FUTO

A total of 36 graduands of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri , Imo State on Saturday  bagged first class degree in various disciplines. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Francis Eze, disclosed this during the 30th convocation ceremony of the institution. The vice-chancellor said that a total number of …

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Top Nigerian University, OAU, Enmeshed in Sex-for-Mark Scandal

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, is ensnared in public attention after a leaked phone recording showed a lecturer seeking sex from a female student for a pass in an examination. In the audio, which leaked on Monday, the student repeatedly addressed the other person in the conversation as ‘Prof. Akindele’, …

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Some African Countries Admitting Nigerians Into Unaccredited Courses – Ministry

The Nigerian government has accused African countries, especially Ghana, Togo and Cameroon, of admitting Nigerian students into unaccredited courses in medical sciences and engineering. The permanent secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Sunny Echono, made this known at the 33rd National Standing Committee meeting on evaluation and accreditation of …

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Dangote Gives Scholarship to Students From Coal Bearing Communities

No fewer than 39 students have benefited from this year’s Dangote Coal Mines Project scholarship fund in Kogi state, Project Coordinator, Alhaji Usman Jibrin has said. The scholarship which is a yearly corporate social responsibility by the Dangote Group of Companies to coal bearing communities was in fulfillment of the …

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Why Hadiza Bala-Usman Campaigns for the Girl-Child

By the time Hadiza Bala-Usman finished delivering her paper on ‘Equity and Inclusiveness’ at a recent WIMBIZ masterclass at George Lagos Hotel, Ikoyi, most members of her audience were in awe of her towering personality. The audience of mostly young women were curious about her achievements; how she climbed the …

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University of Ibadan Shuts Medical School

The University of Ibadan (UI) on Sunday closed its medical school, directing students to vacate hostels by noon on the same day. The directive is contained in a release signed by the institution’s Registrar, Olujinmi Olukoya, and made available to journalists in Ibadan. The release was, however, neither dated nor …

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Auchi Poly will not compromise standard of education – Rector

Dr Sanusi Jimah, the Rector of Federal Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo, has assured that the management will not compromise the institution’s reputed high education standard. Jimah said this in an interview on Friday in Benin. “As you may be aware, Auchi Polytechnic is among the very few institutions where management …

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UI students protest hike in accommodation fees

Students of the University of Ibadan (UI) on Thursday embarked on a protest against a 114 percent increment in their accommodation fees. It was learnt that the accommodation fee was increased from N14,000 to N30,000. The medical students are, however, expected to pay N40, 000. It was gathered that the …

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Alumni donate equipment to Oyo school laboratory

The 1985/86 set of the Methodist Secondary Grammar School, Elekuro, Ibadan, Oyo State, has donated laboratory equipment to aid the teaching of science in the school. At an event held to express their appreciation to the school, members of the set, led by its President, Kayode Oyediran, also presented awards …

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Lagos State Government reviews education policy

The Lagos State Government has reviewed its policy on education for the first time in 30 years. Announcing this during a Stakeholders’ Engagement Forum held on Tuesday, Deputy-Governor Oluranti Adebule said the decision to review the State Policy on Education was part of efforts aimed at sustaining investments in the …

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28 pupils registered for common entrance exams in Zamfara’ – Minister

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has disclosed that only 28 candidates from Zamfara State registered for the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination. Adamu, in a statement released in Abuja by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Education, Mrs. Priscillia Ihuoma, also said the Federal Government was worried about the …

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Brand Executive at Ascentech Services Ltd

Ascentech Services Ltd acts as a gateway to provide end to end recruitment services to Organisations Worldwide. We are a dedicated team of professional consultants offering top of the line executive recruitment and selection services. We cater for the needs of a range of professionals seeking employment and work together …

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Alumni, others tackle Covenant University

Some ex-students at Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, have criticised the institution for shaving the alleged bushy hair of its male students. Some alumni, as well as some Nigerians, took to the social media to call out the school following a viral video that captured students seated in a hall …

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Technical Office Engineer at Julius Berger Nigeria Plc (Julius Berger)

Julius Berger Nigeria Plc (Julius Berger) is a leading construction company offering integrated solutions and related services. Julius Berger specializes in executing complex works that require the highest level of technical expertise and Nigeria-specific knowhow. We appreciate your interest in our company. Our success largely depends on the passion, precision and …

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Head Business Intelligence And Customer Analytics At Smile Communications Nigeria

Smile delivers affordable, high quality and easy to use broadband access and communication services to customers across Africa. Founded in 2007, Smile is at the forefront of harnessing technologies to create innovative solutions that enable the cost-effective deployment of advanced communication services to everyone in Africa. In 2012, Smile was proud …

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UNESCO absolves Nigerian teachers of drop in quality

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in its latest global education monitoring report summary, exonerated teachers from the drop in quality of education in Nigeria. The report, however, linked the fall in education quality to systematic failure and some unrealistic government policies being championed and implemented by …

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WAEC announces new rules on examination malpractice

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has revealed what will happen to students found guilty of examination malpractice. WAEC said students caught in examination malpractice will not be allowed to take the exam for some years. This was part of the resolutions made at the recent 65th Nigeria examinations committee …

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Sales Performance Analysts at Jumia Nigeria

Jumia is your number one Online Shopping solution in Nigeria. There is an online electronic store where you can purchase all your electronics, as well as books, home appliances, fashion items, shoes, mobile phones and more online and have them delivered directly to you. Jumia has payment options that suit …

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