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Why public universities are failing Nigeria

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Hugh Latimer, was one of the leading lights of the English Reformation, which started as revolt against papacy but ended up revolutionizing all aspects of British life. Much of it was centred around Oxford and Cambridge where Latimer, at one time or another studied and taught. I thoroughly align myself with Latimer that a nation […]

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NUT tasks Lagos Government to improve education sector

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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APC Campaign Manifesto on Education

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Fully implement and enforce the provisions of the Universal Basic Education Act with emphasis on gender equity in primary and secondary school enrollment whilst improving the quality and substance of our schools; Targeting up to 15% of our annual budget for this critical sector whilst making substantial investments in training quality teachers at all levels […]

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Teacher Stabbed To Death By #Thugs In Katsina

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Information reaching us indicated that a 25-year old primary school teacher has been stabbed to death by thugs in the Katsina State capital, Daily Trust gathered. The victim, Bishir Sagir, was attacked Tuesday night at Sabuwar Unguwa as he returned from Islamiyya school. Spokesman for the Katsina Police Command, DSP Abubakar Sadiq, said the incident […]

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Breaking News: Nigeria offers N50 Million for information on #missingschoolgirls

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Report reaching us has it that, The Federal Government has offered a 50 million naira ($300,000) reward on Wednesday to anyone who can give reliable information leading to the rescue of more than 230 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist rebels. The Nigeria Police authorities disclosed this as a way of encouraging people to release necessary information […]

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Good news to Nigerian Students as FG to Reintroduce #SchoolFeeding —Minister of Education

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THE Federal Government is considering the reintroduction of the home-grown school feeding and health programme as a component of the Universal Basic Education programme. Supervising Minister of Education, Mr Nyesom Wike, said the feeding would boost enrolment and retention in public schools across the country. A statement by the Principal Public Relations Officer, Universal Basic […]

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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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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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Expert Solicits For Sex Education In Schools

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An expert has canvassed a comprehensive sexuality education in the curriculum of schools for the youths so as to reduce HIV/AIDS infection among the demograph population. According to 2010 survey, out of the 3.1 million Nigerians living with HIV/AIDS, nearly half of that number are between 15 and 24 years old. Speaking at the National […]

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UTME 2016 JAMB Results: No Biometric Verification Resolved- Registrar

JAMB Result: The registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB has revealed that the issue of candidates with no JAMB 2016 results has been taken care of as witnessed in the Last years UTME. Speaking at an interview this afternoon with news reporters in Abuja, the Jamb registrar, Prof.Dibu Ojerinde commended the Jamb […]

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