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ASUP STRIKE: Police Fires Tear-Gas On Protesting Students, Lecturers

The latest report we have on the ongoing protest by ASUP at the federal secretariat, Abuja, says the protest has been disrupted by police with tear-gas and water aimed at protesters – lecturers of Nigeria’s higher institutions. The police is using tear-gas and water to stop the protest that is right now going on at […]

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Kaduna Pays NECO N100 Million as 15000 Students Exam Fee

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Kaduna State Pays NECO N100 Million as 15000 Students Exam Fee: Kaduna State Government said it had paid more than N100 million to the National Examination Council (NECO) as examination fee for its 15,000 candidates. The Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Ibrahim Ali, disclosed this in a statement issued in Kaduna, and made available to the […]

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94,926 Students Registered For 2014 Unity Schools’ Exams – NECO

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Unity Schools’ Exams: 94,926 Students Registered For 2014 Exams according to NECO. A total of 94,926 candidates registered for this year’s National Common Entrance Examination into Federal Government Unity Colleges and Federal Science and Technical Colleges nationwide. The Registrar, National Examinations Council (NECO), Prof Promise Okpala, disclosed this yesterday while monitoring the conduct of the […]

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BPL students learn to crack IIT entrance exam the Harvard way

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Examsguru HINDU: Based on the module of Harvard University, hundreds of students across the country who belong to Below Poverty Line families are being trained to crack entrance exams to the coveted Indian Institutes of Technology. Avanti, a non-government organisation, provides free coaching to these students. It works mainly with municipal schools across the country: […]

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Cost of an Online Degree from a U.S. College

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By: Devon Haynie, education reporter at U.S. News, covering online education International students looking to earn an online degree on the cheap can consider University of the People, a tuition-free, accredited school. For many international students, the idea of earning an online degree from a U.S. school can seem like an enticing alternative to studying […]

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FG Sets Up Committee To Tackle HND/Degree Disparity

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Examsguru ASUP: President Goodluck Jonathan has set up a committee headed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Senator Pius Anyim to address the issue of dichotomy between HND and Degree holders Revealing this, the Minister of state for Education, Nyesom Wike, asserted that the issue of dichotomy between HND and Degree […]

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NUC Condemns 3rd Semester Introduced by Private Versities

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Examsguru NUC: The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) Professor Julius Okojie criticise private universities in the country for introducing a third semester programme in their academic calendars as against the two semester system approved by the commission. Speaking at a meeting with vice-chancellors and registrars of private universities in Abuja, Okojie said […]

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Fake higher Institutions Discovered in Delta State: Read more

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Examsguru – Asaba: 216 illegal higher institutions operating in Asaba and Okpanam metropolis were last week discovered by the delta state government. The Police Public Relation Officer in the state DSP Celestina Kalu has confirmed that the police are presently on the trail of 13 owners of these illegal higher institutions operating in the state […]

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WAEC result: Fayemi’s education policy is a flop – Fayose

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Examsguru WAEC Result: A former Governor of Ekiti State and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2014 governorship candidate, Ayo Fayose, has described the education policy of incumbent Governor, Kayode Fayemi, as a failure. Fayose who stated this while addressing a large crowd of supporters at Imesi Ekiti, in Ekiti West Local Government Area of the […]

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The Star: Get another degree

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The Star: MOST students would heave a sigh of relief once they receive their scrolls. College textbooks would be happily discarded, boxed, donated or sold at secondhand bookstores and therein begins the exciting stage of life when they join the nine-to-five crowd. Not so for Adrianus Thio. Shortly after he completed his degree in Bioengineering […]

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Most UAE parents are not ready for children’s education

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Parents in the UAE are not adequately prepared to support the educational ambitions they have for their children, according to new research. The research, conducted by HSBC, looks at how financially prepared parents in the UAE are to fund their child’s education, their academic priorities and expectations and how they need to be better organised […]

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Education Minister Should be Sacked – ASUP

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Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana, Ebonyi State chapter, yesterday urged President Goodluck Jonathan to sack the Supervising Minister of Education, Chief Nyesom Wike. The union described as dishertening the interference of the minister in the appointment of a new rector for Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana, Ebonyi state. They […]

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