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Harvard University #2 in National Universities | Overall Score 98/100.0

Overview Harvard University is a private institution that was founded in 1636. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,710, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 5,076 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Harvard University’s ranking in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, …

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UCLA has a long tradition of academic and research excellence

What are you looking for in a university? Are you hoping to just learn or make an impact? Would you like to leave with a degree or a career? At UCLA we’re looking for more than straight-A students. You might also be in your high school’s jazz band and the …

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Cash Transfer Programme boosts girls’ enrolment in Sokoto schools

Sokoto has recorded increase in girls’ enrolment in schools following the introduction of the Girls Education Project (GEP) Cash Transfer Programme of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the state. Under the Cash Transfer Programme (CTP) which targets poorest families and aimed at encouraging parents to send their daughters …

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Admissions: Dutse Varsity approves 160 as cut-off

The Federal University, Dutse in Jigawa, has approved 160 cut-off point as its benchmark for the 2017/2018 admissions against the 120 set by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for universities in the country. The university’s Registrar, Malam Bukar Usman, announced this in a statement issued in Dutse on …

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My initiative, IREN is improving education quality – Academic, Bala

Engr. Abubakar Bala, 29, a first class graduate of engineering from Bayero University, Kano (BUK) is one of the founders of the Initiative for Revival of Education in Nigeria (IREN). The Kano born academic who is pursuing his PhD in Malaysia, spoke about IREN and its visions for Nigeria’s education …

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‘Why we’re promoting students right’

Comrade Usman Ayuba is a HND II student of Department of Business Administration at Jigawa State Polytechnic. He is the newly elected Zone A Coordinator of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS). He spoke about his motivations in this piece. The passion to improve students’ welfare drives my activities …

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Benue campaigns to get more children in public schools

The Benue State Universal Education Board (SUBEB) has began massive campaign to increase enrolment of pupils into public primary schools just before a new academic year begins in September. Chairman of the Board, Rev Philip Tachin, said the state had seen sharp decline in public school enrolment in past years. …

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Fedpoly Bauchi rector bashes lecturers’ allegations as mischievous

The Rector Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, Shu’aibu Musa says allegations by striking lecturers of the school are mischievous. He stated this in Bauchi Thursday while reacting to the allegations raised by the Joint Action Committee of Academic (JAC) of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Senior Staff Association of Nigeria …

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Mixed reactions trail minimum admission marks

From Rakiya A. Muhammad (Sokoto), Itodo Daniel Sule (Lokoja), Romoke W. Ahmad (Ilorin), Christiana T. Alabi (Kaduna), Dickson S. Adama (Jos) & Jeremiah Oke (Ibadan) Heads of higher institutions have at a policy meeting with the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) agreed that 120 should be the minimum marks …

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Adamawa Govt. to return all out-of-school children to classrooms

The Adamawa Government says it is determined to ensure that all out-of-school children are returned into classrooms, as part of its agenda to provide education for all children in the state. Alhaji Ahmad Sajoh, the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, made this known in an interview with the News …

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18 SSS2 students in US for free education

No one can be perfectly free till all are free; no one can be perfectly moral till all are moral; no one can be perfectly happy till all are happy- Herbert Spencer Eighteen secondary school students are currently undergoing a one-year academic programme in the United States under the Youth …

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Islamiyya schools struggle with curriculum problem

Parents in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) say that in spite of the large number of top quality Islamiyya schools to choose from the fees are excessive. Investigation by Daily Trust revealed that there are Islamiyya schools in virtually all the nooks and crannies of the FCT including those established …

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FG to provide school meals in Nasarawa

From left: Principal Federal Government Girls” College Bwari, Mrs. Stellamaris U. Omu; Chairman Senate Committee on Basic and Secondary Education, Senator Aliyu Wamakko; and Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, during a management audit exercise at the college recently Photo: FGGC Bwari Federal Government will start the second phase of …

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Atiku: Nigeria’s education needs review to tackle poverty

Nigeria’s educational system and policy required an urgent review for the nation to pull through the stranglehold of abject poverty which is holding down a larger chunk of its over 170 million people, a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said Atiku said this in Abuja when he received a …

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Students worry as lecturers strike

It is over a week since the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) went on strike nationwide over inability of the Federal Government to meet up with the agreement it had with the union. The union has said it opted for total, comprehensive and indefinite strike after exhausting all avenues …

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