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SABC Edu Week Holds 1 – 2 July in Johannesburg – Register Here

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In less than 1 month, E-Tech Africa will showcase the latest in educational technology, augmented reality and artificial inteligence. Be a part of the journey into the classroom of the future and join us on 1-2 July at Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesuburg. As an E-Tech Africa delegate you will; 1. Have the unique opportunity to […]

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Kaduna State Government Approves Establishment of A New State University

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Gov. Muktar Yero of Kaduna State has approved the establishment of the second state university named University of Science and Technology, Kafanchan. This approval is coming three days to the end of his administration. According to him, this is in furtherance of his administrations objective to enhance access to quality education by the people of […]

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FG Release 500M To Each of The Newly Upgraded Colleges of Education

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The Federal Government has approved N500 million for each of the four Federal Colleges of Education upgraded to Universities of Education as administrative and running costs. The colleges of Education are: Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Federal College of Education, Zaria, Federal College of Education, Kano and Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri. This was […]

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FG Declares May 29th a Public Holiday

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The federal government has declared Friday May 29, 2015 as public holiday to celebrate the 2015 Democracy Day. This was made nown by the Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, on Monday, in a statement signed by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Abubakar Magaji. He urged Nigerians at home and diaspora to support the incoming government and […]

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FG Appoints VC, Registrar For New Maritime University

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The federal government has approved the appointment of Professor Ongoebi Maureen Otebu as the Vice Chancellor of the newly approved Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State. The appointment of Professor Ongoebi Maureen Otebu was endorsed by President Goodluck Jonathan. liveschoolnews.com.ng grapevine also gathered that, Jonathan has also appointed Mr. Anho Nathaniel Esoghene as the Registrar of […]

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Yale University: Withdraw Honorary Doctorate Degree From Okonjo Iweala

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Yale University has been petitioned to withdraw the honorary doctorate degree awarded to Nigeria’s Minister Of Finance, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. The university was asked to take this step days after awarding the degree having been convinced it was undeserving. Read the citations or the degree and against it below. YALE UNIVERSITY GAVE ITS PRESTIGIOUS HONORARY […]

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Federal Government Approved to Appoints New Chancellors for 38 Federal Universities

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President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of new Chancellors for the 38 Federal Universities in the country. This was contained in a statement signed by the minister signed by Minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau. The new chancellors are; 1. Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar (Sokoto) University of Ibadan. 2. Emir of Kano […]

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Why public universities are failing Nigeria

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on April 30, 2015 0 Comments

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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Fed Poly Bida Rector, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, bows out in style

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IT was a glorious exit for Engineer Abdullahi Sule who completed his second term in office as Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger State. Sule joined the Polytechnic in 1984, served as Rector between 2006 to 2015 and is described by many as the architect of transformation of the Polytechnic. At a send forth […]

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Chrisland High Schools holds inaugural Career Day

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Chrisland High School, Victoria Garden City, Lagos, has held its inaugural Career Day themed Channelling your Talent into your Career to enlighten its students on the career options available to them and guide them towards making career choices. The school’s management headed by Prof John Viljoen the principal, had Chief Oyenike Okundaye, professional textile artist […]

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What Buhari must do to uplift education – Okebukola

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THE immediate past Secretary, National Universities Commission, Professor Peter Okebukola has averred that if Nigerians would see improvement in the education sector, the incoming government of Muhammadu Buhari must reform and massively invest in education. Okebukola, a Consultant to UNESCO, while delivering the 2013/2014 convocation lecture at the University of Lagos, UNILAG pointed out teacher […]

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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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