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Education, Our Top Priority- Governor Yahaya Bello

1 year ago /

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has reiterated his determination to prioritize educational development in the state. The Governor said this through a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Kingsley Fanwo, in Lokoja. He said education is capable of generating the steam for the economic revival of the state. According to...

 

Unimaid Graduates 172 First Class Students

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University of Maiduguri on Saturday presented first class degree certificates to 172 students of the institution during its 22nd combined convocation. Prof. Ibrahim Njodi, the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, who announced this at the ceremony said 37, 259 students, comprising five sets of students from 2009 to 2015 graduated at the...

 

Centre Petitions Buhari Over Fraud In NYSC

1 year ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged by civil rights group under the aegis The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency, CESJET, to order an immediate investigation into the finances of all National Youth Service Corps, NYSC  officials and management staffs connected with the online portal.CESJET in a petition signed...

 

CBT: Nigerians In Diaspora Rally Support For JAMB

1 year ago /

As reactions continue to trail the adoption of Computer Based Test (CBT) by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), the Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group (NDMG) has thrown its weight behind the board saying it has aligned the nation’s tertiary entrance examination with global best practice. A statement issued by...

CBT Fallout: Group Seeks Support for JAMB

1 year ago /

The Africa Arise for Change Network (AACN) has urged Nigerians to show understanding for the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) as it faces unique challenges in bringing Nigerian tertiary institutions’ entrance examination to contemporary world standards. Reacting to protests that followed recently conducted Computer Based Test (CBT) by...

Opinion: JAMB: Understanding Ojerinde's Innovative Leadership

1 year ago /

Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow – William Pollard

Fayose suspends 16 teachers in Ekiti for using pupils as farm workers

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Governor, Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has sacked16 teachers at Elo High School, Ayetoro Ekiti, for allegedly using their pstudents as labourers on their farms during school hours. Fayose gave the directive in Ado Ekiti while receiving the report of a team led by the Deputy Governor, Dr Kolapo Olusola, which...

Bauchi Government Declares State Of Emergency In Education

1 year ago /

Governor of Bauchi, Muhammad Abdullahi Abubakar, has declared a state of emergency on education sector as he is set up a 26 member Task Force Committee to overhaul the entire education sector in the state. A statement signed by the Secretary to the state government, Alhaji Bello Shehu Ilalah, said committee...

Digital Bridge Institute Set To Become Nigeria's First ICT University

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Nigeria may soon have its first ICT University. The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu dropped the hint exclusively to Hi-Tech when he visited the corporate headquarters of Vanguard media limited, recently in Lagos. According to the minister of communication, it became imperative after evaluating the level of infrastructure and facilities...

ASUU Nasarawa State University chapter on indefinite strike

1 year ago /

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Nasarawa State University Chapter has embarked on indefinite strike over allowances owed them by the management of the institution. The Chairman of the chapter, Dr. Theophilus Daniel-Lagi, made the statement on Monday in Keffi while addressing newsmen at the end of an emergency meeting of...

Abductors Demand N20 Million Ransom For Lagos School Girls

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The kidnappers who stormed Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary, Ikorodu, Lagos, Monday night, abducting three Senior Secondary School female students have reduced the ransom to N20 million per student. As at midnight Tuesday, the kidnappers who initially demanded for N100 million for each student, succumbed to pleas by their contact in the...

Senator Condemns Neglect Of Nigerian Students Abroad

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Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna-Central senatorial district, has voiced out his worry over the neglect students on scholarship from Nigeria in foreign lands.  Sheu Sani called on the federal government to save the country from embarrassment and safe the education of the kids. The senator who expressed these views through...

UBEB sacks head teacher in Delta over alleged extortion from pupils

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The Delta State Universal Basic Education Board has sacked the Head teacher of Ojojo Primary School in Warri South Local Government Area of the state, Mrs. Konboye Mowoe, of her position for allegedly extorting money from pupils. Confirming the development, the Executive Chairman of the Board, Mr. Sunny Ogwu, said the...

Yakubu Gowon urges FG to revamp education sector

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Former Nigerian Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon says only a concerted effort to revamp the country’s education can help the country maintain better image around the world Gowon was speaking in Abuja, at the fiftieth anniversary lecture of the old students of federal government college, Warri. Gowon said it was high...

2030 Agenda: UNESCO underlines quality education in mother Languages

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Mother languages are essential to providing quality education, which in turn supports the achievement of the new global development agenda, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova has said. She said this is necessary as the UN marked the International Day established to promote the preservation and protection of all languages used by peoples...

Mu’azu describes almajiri education reform of Jonathan regime as a waste

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Leaders of the technical committee which did the early research on almajiri reforms for the Jonathan administration, Magaji Mu’azu has described as a waste of resources the almajiri school project of that administration. Mu’azu insists that the almajiri school failed because recommendations of his committee which he described as all encouraging...

 

British Government ready to partner with Cross River schoolarship

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The British government has expressed its readiness to partner Cross River University of technology to improve the visual and creative art department of the institution. British high commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright disclosed this during his working visit to the university as part of his three days official visit to cross...

 

Cowbell Pedia examination date has been fixed

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The 2016 cowbell pedia entrance examination has been fixed for saturday march 19th 2016 across various locations in the country. The managing director of promasidor nigeria,oliver thiry who disclosed this at a press briefing in lagos urged more students to take advantage of the opportunity...

 

Nigeria should focus on development of agriculture – Idahosa University

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The need for Nigeria to focus on the development of agriculture to diversify the nation’s economy from oil as the major revenue earner came to the fore in Lagos . This was the basis of discussions at an international leadership idea exchange for  thinkers, (nest forum) 2016 organized by the Benson...


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