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Niger teaches ICT in basic schools

Niger State Government says Information and Communication Technology (ICT) would be taught in primary schools to enhance teaching and learning. Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board, Malam Muhammad Alhassan Bawa Niworu, said government would ensure that the teaching of ICT was intensified in schools. In an address during …

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Police want universities to evolve crime fighting strategies

The Nigeria Police Force has called on universities to undertake researches targeted at developing new strategies of controlling emerging crimes. The researches should also evolve state-of-the-art crime fighting gadgets peculiar to modern day society. The police said the call became necessary in view of the cost implication of most fabricated …

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Cursory look at Kaduna schools upgrade

Kaduna State Government has continued to upgrade existing learning facilities and expand schools in the state to provide quality education. The development saw the adoption of techniques that led to the creation of a positive learning atmosphere which may motivate and engage students. Prior to the renovation works, majority of …

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N/Assembly will raise teachers’ retirement age to 65 – Dogara

Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has assured Nigerian teachers that the National Assembly will increase their retirement age from 60 to 65 years to retain more experienced teachers in public schools. Dogara disclosed this when he received a delegation …

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Schools to teach Maths, Science subjects in indigenous languages, says Minister

The Federal Government says primary and secondary schools in the country will soon start teaching Mathematics and Science subjects in indigenous languages. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu said this at the inauguration of inter-ministerial committee in teaching of Mathematics and Science subjects in Local languages in Abuja …

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Why university courses are weak – Prof Okebukola

Former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Peter Okebukola, has outlined the reasons why university courses were not effective. Professor Okebukola, in the second NUC lecture series tagged, ‘On the March to Re-Invent the Curricula of Nigerian Universities for Improved Relevance and Global Competitiveness’ said improved curricular …

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Education Demand for higher education climbs annually

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Is-haq Oloyede has revealed that the number of candidates seeking higher education through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) continue to rise every year. He made the disclosure at media briefing in Bwari, Abuja. He said the first exam was conducted …

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Nile University imparts entrepreneurship in students

Items displayed by students during the conference In its resolve to provide quality education, Nile University of Nigeria held its 3rd International Conference for Social Sciences and Law at its auditorium. The Vice Chancellor, Professor Huseyin Sert, in his address, said the university maintained a reputation of providing quality research …

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Women opened up more in nomadic education tracer study – Prof Haruna

The commission recently conducted tracer survey on graduates of nomadic schools. What was the objective? We trained our staff about tracer study: that is to go and find out what has happened to our graduates over the years. The nomadic education programme has been on for about 29 years now …

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Masari demotes principal, head teacher over negligence of duties

The Principal of the Junior section of the Unity Secondary School, Malumfashi, Malam Nuradeen Abubakar and the Head Teacher of Rimaye Model Primary School, Malam Yakub Ibrahim have been demoted to classroom teachers by Governor Aminu Masari over negligence of duties and responsibilities. Similarly, the Principal of the Senior section …

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JAMB releases UTME results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said it has released the results of the first set of candidates who took the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Saturday. Head of information Dr. Fabian Benjamin said the results were released “within 24 hours of the examination and candidates …

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367 prison inmates to write UMTE — JAMB

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says out of the 1.7 million candidates that will sit for UTME examinations on Saturday, 367 are prison inmates. Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, the Registrar of the board, disclosed this at a news conference on Friday in Abuja. Oloyede also said that the UTME …

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‘Story of Kaduna Capital School is that of Nigeria’

Hajiya Rabi Musa Saulawa This is your second tenure as President of Kaduna Capital School Old Students Association (KADCAPSOSA), how has it been so far? Alhamdulillah, when we started three years ago, we had a lot of challenges. We didn’t even have a place to hold meetings. But I can …

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Jubilation in Ife as Prof. Ogunbodede emerges as OAU’s Vice-Chancellor

Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede. Staff and students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife burst with excitement on Monday when the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Governing Council of the institution, Dr Yemi Ogunbiyi announced the appointment of Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede as the Vice Chancellor of the university. The new VC who is …

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