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UI first female Muslim professor to deliver lecture on economic recession

The first female Muslim to become a Professor in the University of Ibadan, Professor Ashiata Bolatito Lanre-Abbas would deliver the 6th Lateefah Moyosore Durosinmi (LMD) Foundation lecture at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun state. According to a statement by the Chairperson of the 2017 LMDF Planning committee, Jade Mohammed, …

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Kaduna govt. trains 138 facilitators, head teachers

The Kaduna State Quality Assurance Board has trained 68 quality facilitators while another 70 headteachers from the three senatorial districts of the state will be trained on effective school, class and teacher management. The Executive Director of the board, Maureen Wyom, disclosed this, explaining that the training aims at ensuring …

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Essential Guide to Setup and Operate a Private Primary School in Yaba

This article will discuss all you need to setup and operate a private primary school in yaba. Essential instruction for kids in Nigeria begins when the youngsters are around 3 years of age. Each understudy must put in six years in elementary school and at last, they should graduate with …

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Group donates uniform to blind students

Not less than 115 blind students have received school uniforms in an effort to improve the living and learning experience of Government school for the blind in the FCT. The Ane Osiobe International Foundation, which distributed the materials, noted that students with special needs should be catered for not only …

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ASUU begs FG to fence Unimaid

Academic and non-academic staff of the University of Maiduguri (Unimaid), have appealed to the Federal Government to approve funds for the construction of perimeter fence round the University to address the current spate of suicide bombings. Unimaid ASUU Chairman, Dr Dani Mamman, made the appeal on Wednesday in Maiduguri while …

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17 Nigerian scholars move to Brazil

The first set of Nigerian scholars to benefit from the strategic partnership between the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)  and the University of Sao Paulo Brazil, departed Nigeria last week to commence higher degree studies and research in Petroleum Engineering and related courses in that university. The scholars numbering 17 …

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FG holds retreat over rot in education sector

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday resolved to hold a ministerial retreat to address the fallen standard of education in the country. Education Minister Adamu Adamu told State House reporters after the council meeting that the retreat would hold in two weeks’ time. The minister said the FEC felt concerned …

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Why students cheat in exams

Cheating in exams is on the increase in schools because students lack confidence in their ability, a university don has said. Dr. Aliyu Alhaji Abubakar of the Dangote Business School, Bayero University, Kano, (BUK) said lack of self confidence by students and intense pressure to score high grades have led …

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Teachers want more cash for basic schools

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has said state governments must be given more cash to continue to provide resources for the upkeep of primary schools as contained in the 1999 Constitution. National President, Comrade Michael Alogba olukoya stated this at a press conference on the funding and management of …

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JAMB blacklists 48 CBT centres for malpractice in 2017 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has blacklisted 48 Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres over their involvement in extortion and organised examination malpractices during the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB’s Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, made the disclosure on Wednesday in Abuja at a news conference at the end …

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Education Kaduna spends N600m on textbooks for secondary schools

Kaduna State Government said it has spent N600million to procure textbooks for secondary schools in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Professor Andrew Nok disclosed this on Tuesday at the flag-off of the distribution of text books for the Northern Zone in Zaria. According to him, …

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UNIZIK declares Monday lecture free as Osinbajo visits Anambra

The management of Nnamdi Azikiwe University , Awka, Anambra State has declared Monday a lecture-free day following the visit of the acting Vice- President , Prof. Yemi Osinbajo to the state. Osinbajo is expected in the state for the 50th conference of the Nigerian Law Teachers Association taking place at …

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VC begs UNIOSUN students to pay tuition

The Vice Chancellor of Osun State University, Professor Labode Popoola has pleaded with the students of the institution who have not paid their school fees to make the payment within the stipulated time or cease to be students of the university. Speaking at a stakeholders meeting comprising the management team …

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FG moves to strengthen NYSC

The Federal Government is to initiate measures to strengthen the four cardinal segments of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme which include primary assignment and community development service. The Director-General of the NYSC, Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Zakari Kazaure, gave the assurance on Friday in Nkwerre LGA of the state. Kazaure …

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Lecturers frustrate PhD students – Abuja VC

By Chidimma C. Okeke Most doctoral degree students get frustrated and abandon their studies because their supervisors take a long time to assign research topics to them, Vice Chancellor of the University of Abuja, Prof Michael Adikwu, has said. He stated this while presenting a paper titled, ‘Redefining the Education …

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