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Prof. Ezeani urged Students to imbibe entrepreneurship culture

Students of University of Nigeria, Nsukka have been urged to imbibe entrepreneurship culture, which will build self-reliance in their pursuit for success, as a panacea for unemployment and poverty in Nigeria. The advice was given during a two-day students’ entrepreneurship week titled: Graduates Self Employment, A Veritable Tool for Nation Building, organized by the Centre […]

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The problem of Nigeria Education is not curriculum but implementation — Prof. Onwualu

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“I don’t believe the curriculum needs to be changed but it depends on the course. I have been abroad and I don’t see a lot of difference between the curriculum we are running and what they are running. The only difference is that the internship programme is taken very seriously. If you are a medical […]

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NUT tasks Lagos Government to improve education sector

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The Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, has called on the incoming government in Lagos State to address the problems facing education in the state. Making the call in Lagos on Wednesday, Chairman of the Lagos State wing of union, Mr Segun Raheem, said there was need to ensure that principals were properly appointed and more […]

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Mapping Out Nigeria’s Education Sector For Excellence – TAIWO OGUNMOLA

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One of the over- arching aims of the Universal Basic Education which was established on 30th September, 1999 by former President Olusegun Obasanjo was to revitalize and strengthen the nation’s education sector from its foundation. Amongst its lofty objectives, the programme was intended to be universal, free, and compulsory. In time past, the teaching profession […]

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UK institutions to visit Nigeria, Ghana for Study Abroad exhibition

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Free seminar on post-study work opportunities in the UK and Africa Free entry, application process, visa, scholarship information One of the leading educational advisory organisations in Nigeria, the United Kingdom Education Advisory Service (UKEAS) is set to bring representatives from over 60 UK Universities and colleges to Nigeria and Ghana for their yearly international education […]

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ULM Introduces Online Public Administration Degree; Enrollment Now Open

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MONROE, La. (Press Release) — 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 […]

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Enrollment open for ULM new online degree program

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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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