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Enrollment open for ULM new online degree program

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on April 29, 2015 0 Comments

For years, the Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree has been seen as the MBA of the public sector for those looking for leadership and management jobs in nonprofit and government service positions. The University of Louisiana at Monroe offers one of the most affordable and highly-ranked online MBAs in the country. Now, those seeking […]

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I Worked to Raise $6,000 for Libyan Pimp ─ Schoolgirl

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Punch reports that after paying the money, she was again used as collateral for a 500 Libyan dinars (N50,000) loan. She also stated that her abductors conducted pregnancy tests on her three different times, which were negative. The schoolgirl, who was released on Friday, revealed yesterday in Ikeja, some of the things she passed  through […]

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Osun State University VC leads African Federation of Clinical Chemistry

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A Professor of Chemical Pathology, Adekunle Okesina, has been appointed as the President of the African Federation of Clinical Chemistry. Okesina is the Vice-Chancellor of the Osun State University, Osogbo. The African Federation of Clinical Chemistry is a foremost scientific organisation on the continent. Members of the federation are Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, […]

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Schooling in India is affordable –Edusoft

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An education-consulting organisation, EduSoft Associates, has assured Nigerians seeking to study in India that schooling in the foreign country is affordable and credible. The group’s Director of Operations, Mr. Badri Prasad, made this known in a statement on Monday. He also allayed the fears about means of teaching, noting that English Language is the medium […]

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Nigeria Has Many Roadside Teachers – Okebukola

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The Chairman of Council of the Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State, Prof. Peter Okebukola, on Monday in Lagos declared that there were too many roadside teachers in the country. Okebukola also urged the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), to review the current model of teacher education in the country. He stated this while delivering a […]

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Nigerian Universities Still Use Old Colonial Masters’ Curricula, — Ex AAU VC

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Dr Awele Maduemezia, a former vice-chancellor of the Ambrose Alli University (AAU), has said Nigerian universities are growing without developing because they have failed to evolve. Nigerian universities are growing without corresponding development and have failed to evolve out of the curricula used since the colonial era. Dr. Awele Maduemezia, a former vice-chancellor of the […]

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Elite Atlantic Partners UK firm to boost international education

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Indigenous educational outfit, Elite Atlantic Services Limited, a notable Nigerian international education and immigration consulting company has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The TaylorPartnership, a United Kingdom firm on strategic partnership on how Nigerians can secure hitch-free admissions into more than 180 reputable institutions of higher learning in the United Kingdom and beyond. Also […]

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Niger Govt Earmarks N594.6 Million for New University

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The Niger Government has earmarked N594.6 million for the recruitment of staff into its new University of Education in Minna. The Commissioner for Higher Education, Prof. Mohammed Yahaya, made this known at a news conference in Minna on Thursday. Yahaya said that the money would cover the salaries of 302 teaching and non-teaching staff as […]

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ACF Blames NUC Of Being Bias Over FG Scholarship List

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS, Nigerian News, Scholarship by on April 24, 2015 0 Comments

The apex Northern socio-cultural group, ‎Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has accused the National Universities Commission (NUC) of lopsidedness against the north in the award of Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development (PERSS ID)‎. ACF in a communiqué issued yesterday said, ‎it ‎considers the lopsidedness as a deliberate act of impunity designed to deny […]

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Council of Legal Education’s Top Five Faculty Of Law In Nigeria

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The Council of Legal Education has rated Faculties of Law in Nigeria yet again and has done this based on the cumulative performance of its students in the 2014 Bar Final Examinations of the Nigerian Law School. This followed the report submitted by the ad-hoc committee set up to assess the performance of students at the […]

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SPDC 2015/2016 Sabbatical Attachment Programmes For University Lecturers has Started

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This is to inform the general public that the SPDC 2015/2016 Sabbatical Attachment Programmes For University Lecturers has Started. The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is Nigeria’s oldest energy company, and has a long term and continuing commitment to the country, its people and the economy. As one of the world’s leading energy companies Shell […]

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Nigerian student sentenced to death in Malaysia

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A Nigerian Student studying at a private college in Malaysia has been sentenced to death by hanging after the High Court Shah Alam on Friday found him guilty of trafficking 725.4 gm of methamphetamine three years ago. According to Nunch Nigeria, Luke Nnaemeka Ugwu, 29, was said to have committed the offence at the Kuala […]

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