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Salem varsity holds 10th matriculation

Salem University, Lokoja has held its 10th matriculation ceremony amid pomp and pageantry on its Lokoja-Ajaokuta highway campus. From the gate of the institution, it was a sight to behold in the morning as the university’s environment witnessed high vehicular and human traffic as parents, guardians, friends and well-wishers gathered to celebrate the matriculating students. […]

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UNILORIN wins maiden West Africa debate

University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Kwara state has won the maiden edition of the Genesis Debate Tournament held in Ghana. The tournament which took place at the University of Ghana, Legon, is an international open competition with participants from Nigeria, Mauritius and Ghana. Other institutions that participated in the competition are Covenant University, Ota; University of […]

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NYSC urges Borno to remove IDPs from camp

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has urged the Borno state government to relocate the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) currently camping at its permanent orientation camp in Maiduguri because ‘relative peace’ has returned to the state. It also urged corps members to stop seeking relocation to other states, noting that the state is now peaceful. Corps […]

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NANS adopts Ebonyi for national convention

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has adopted Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, as the venue for its 2018 national convention, a communique has said. The communiqué which was made available to newsmen in Abuja was issued at the end of NANS 74th national senate meeting/pre-convention held at Niger state College of Education, Minna. The […]

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OOU confers doctoral degree on bank CEO

The governing council of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) has conferred an honorary Doctor of Science on former boss of Access Bank, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede at its 27th convocation ceremony. The ceremony, which was held in Ago-Iwoye, Ogun state, was in acknowledgement of Aig-Imoukhuede’s contributions to national and societal development. During the ceremony, a former deputy vice […]

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Olumawu Schools to give succor to orphanages

As Olumawu Schools celebrated its silver jubilee in providing quality educational service delivery in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), its management is looking in the direction of orphanages in a planned visitations in the territory in order to provide succour to the inmates. In a press statement issued in Abuja by the director of the […]

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Experts urges teachers not to flog school girls

  Teachers who administer corporal punishment on students, especially in public schools, have been advised by experts not to extend such disciplinary measures to girls. Teachers’ disciplinary measures which involve flogging the erring student either on the buttocks or on the hands with a whip, is meant to create a more disciplined learning environment. On […]

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Netherlands ready to offer Nigerians affordable education

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria has announced the readiness of Dutch universities and other higher institutions of learning to offer qualitative and affordable education to Nigerians. The embassy’s advisor for trade and economic affairs, Mrs. Sonia Odije, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos ahead of the […]

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Exam malpractice: Kogi bans 47 schools from SSCE

Kogi state government has banned 47 schools from presenting candidates in the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) due to their earlier disqualification by the West African Examinations Council. The 47 schools had been disqualified by the West African Examination body due to their persistent involvement in examination malpractices. The commissioner for education, […]

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US to help 80,000 out-of-school children

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided a peaceful environment for basic education and psycho-social support to more than 80,000 out-of-school children in five states in north-east Nigeria. A statement from the US Embassy in Abuja revealed that through the Education Crisis Response (ECR) activity, USAID in conjunction with state governments and […]

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Imo residents debate Okorocha’s proposed higher institutions

Mixed reactions have trailed Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha’s creation of new higher institutions in the state even as some say they amount to a waste of resources and others welcomed the idea. Some of the respondents said in Owerri that the idea was not well thought out. A post-graduate student of Imo State University, […]

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MAUTECH raises riot probe panel

Authorities of the Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, have set up a 10-man committee under the chairmanship of Prof. Bashir Aliyu to investigate the riot which occurred in the school on Monday, this week. Members of the committee include: Justice Onu; Jafaru Ali; Aisha Mubi; Iliyasu Thuku; Ezra Enock; Ibrahim Bakari; Magaret Nadro; […]

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26 courses approved for Nasarawa Federal Poly 

A former rector of Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa, in Nasarawa state, Prof. Shettima Saidu has said that a total of 26 courses were accredited while seven others got interim approval in four years for the institution. Prof. Saidu stated this during a handover ceremony where he handed over the school administration to the acting rector, Alhaji […]

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Buhari commissions Lafia special school

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, during his state visit to Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital, has commissioned the Comprehensive Special School, Lafia, which was established by the Nasarawa state government to cater for the educational needs of physically challenged children. While inaugurating the project, President Buhari stated that the institution was a demonstration of the […]

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Bichi COE gets NCCE nod to run courses

By Bashir Mohammed Kano National Commission for Colleges Education (NCCE) has approved all the courses offered by Federal College of Education (Technical), Bichi. This was contained in a press statement issued by the College’s Public Relations Officer, Hajiya Fatima Ahamad, indicating that the approval was sequel to the visit paid to the college by the […]

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Why students lose interest in Mathematics

An educationist, Mr Philip Balogun has told journalists that many students lose interest in Mathematics because of the difficult and cumbersome processes applied by their teachers. He said for this reason, many children, right from their tender age, developed cold feet in solving mathematical problems. Balogun is the vice principal, Grace Group of Schools, Gbagada, […]