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300,000 candidates

300,000 CANDIDATES REGISTERS FOR JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says; it has registered over 300,000 candidates for its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in one week. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known; to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. Benjamin said that...

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ARE STATE UNIVERSITIES ON ASUU STRIKE

State Universities may have; also noticed that ASUU’s demands over the past 10 years has always been about earned allowances, release of fund for the revitalization of ‘public universities’, release of operational license to Nigerian University Employees Pension Company and a few more. It then beats my imagination why lecturers...

Promoter of Precious Cornerstone University,

Precious Cornerstone University Produces Employers

Promoter of Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan, Bishop Francis Wale Oke, has said the institution will strive to produce graduates that are employers of labour. He disclosed that; 90 students from 16 states were; admitted to pursue various courses as; pioneer students. He said the precious cornerstone university would operate at...

World’s Oldest Periodic Table Found In University Lab – Pics

A periodic table uncovered during a laboratory clear-out is; believed to be the oldest in the world. The teaching chart dating from around 1885 was; discovered in the chemistry department at St Andrews University. Work has been; undertaken to authenticate and preserve the large, fragile chart after it was; found...

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Former FCT minister joins Oxford University Academic faculty

A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Aliyu Modibbo, has joined St Antony College, University of Oxford, as a senior academic visitor. Mr Modibbo will be at Oxford from January to May 2019, conducting research and presenting papers in three broad areas. He will be focusing on areas...

Michigan State University

Michigan State University Head John Engler Resigns

The interim president of Michigan State University has resigned after he said victims of a major sex abuse scandal were “enjoying” the attention. John Engler, who was; appointed a year ago, said gymnasts who were; abused by ex-team doctor Larry Nassar were; “hanging on” to the scandal. He made the...

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These Korean celeb had their university degrees cancelled

After celeb Cnblue’s Jung Yonghwa was; suspected to have received preferential treatment for his admission into a Master’s programme at Kyunghee University, the Ministry of Education started looking into other universities who might have pulled the same stunt. According to My Daily, a meeting was; held to discuss whether preferential...

University switches off social media to help student well-being

A university is switching off all its social media channels for a few days as an example to encourage its students to try their own “digital detox”. De Montfort University, in Leicester, wants to highlight how; “unrestrained social media use” can be harmful to the mental health of young people....

Al-Azhar

Al-Azhar University Overturns Expulsion of Student Over Hug

Al-Azhar university has overturned its decision to expel a male student over hugging his female friend on campus, in an incident that sparked controversy in the conservative country. The young man appeared in a video carrying a bouquet of flowers kneeling before a woman; and then hugging her, in what...

COWBELLPEDIA 2019

COWBELLPEDIA 2019 COMPETITION APPLY NOW

This is to inform Principals, Teachers, Parents and Guardians, that the Cobellpedia 2019 has announced the commencement of registration for the 2019/2020 edition of the Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz. COWBELLPEDIA REGISTRATION PERIOD: Registration for the  CowbellPedia 2019 National Examination begins on Monday October 1st 2018. Early registrations are;...

law and medicine

SEE A LADY WHO STUDIED LAW AND MEDICINE

A Nigerian lady who studied law and medicine shares on twitter, @zynnnie, has; won the hearts of many after she revealed that; she is currently training as a cardiologist after she bagged a degree in law. Many Nigerians are; applauding her for doing what many think is unthinkiable which is...

HEALTHCARE EDUCATION

HEALTHCARE EDUCATION COMPANY PACKS AWARDS

Learna Ltd, a healthcare education company based at Cardiff Medicentre, has; won a Silver Award in the flagship competition for the educational sector. The Learning Technology Awards, which took place in London, saw Learna fight off stiff competition in its sector to come second to the multi-national online language training...

Robbed

MENZI PRIMARY SCHOOL ROBBED AND EMPTY

The state-of-the-art Menzi Primary School was robbed – just a week after; Gauteng’s education MEC opened the facility and asked Tsakane residents to look after it. Now Gauteng’s education MEC has; challenged the community to help to find the perpetrators by Friday or all expensive equipment at; the school will...

Uganda

UGANDA STUDIES WILDLIFE AS SUBJECT IN SCHOOL

The Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWCEC) has; pledged to assist schools in teaching pupils about wildlife protection and animal preservation. This initiative is aimed at being; adopted as a new subject within the country’s educational curriculum. The move will see pupils being taught about species which are; constantly under...

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DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION CHALLENGE TEACHERS

The Volta Regional Director of Education Challenge Teachers, Enyonam Afi Amafuga, has; bemoaned the poor level of literacy and numeracy skills of teachers in Ghana especially at the lower levels of education. She observed that; the basic levels of education are where literacy and numeracy skills are critical in the...

maritime calls

MARITIME CALLS FG TO IMPROVE THE INDUSTRY

FOLLOWING the absence of locally owned ships operating in international waters MARITIME calls which has affected the sea time training for Nigerian seafarers, the Federal Government has been; charged to put policies in place to increase the nation’s ship owning capacity. Maritime calls; in Lagos, Secretary General, of the Abuja...

MUSLIM PUPILS

MUSLIM PUPILS SHUT OUTSIDE THE SCHOOL

About 50 Muslim pupils of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology International School, Ogbomoso on Monday were shut outside the school gate for; appearing in hijab. The school authorities asked the Muslim pupils to either stay off the school premises or remove the unofficial head wear. The Principal of the school,...

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REMITTANCE DUES SUSPENDED BY LASU TO ASUU

The Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, has; suspended the remittance of check-off dues for its lecturers who are members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The university Spokesman, Mr Ademola Adekoya, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos. Adekoya said that;...

Egypt’s Al-Azhar university

Egypt’s Al-Azhar university Student Expelled For Hugging

Egypt’s Al-Azhar university has; confirmed the expulsion of a female student after she appeared in a video hugging a male colleague, accusing her of undermining the school’s reputation. The video, which went viral earlier this month, showed a young man carrying a bouquet of flowers kneeling before a young woman...

AAUA

AAUA, DENIES INCREASE IN SCHOOL FEES

AKURE – MANAGEMENT of the AAUA ,Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, AAUA, has said there was no further increment in the fees. In a chat with newsmen, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics, of the institution, Prof. Francis Gbore described social media reports about; the increment as false, challenged any student to...

DR. EZEKWESILI

DR. EZEKWESILI SCHOLARSHIP FOR NIGERIAN WOMEN

ABUJA – IN a bid to encourage the girl-child education, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has launched a scholarship programme for Nigerian women to study at Nexford, an American university. DR.Ezekwesili Ezekwesili recently joined; the Global Advisory Board of Nexford University...

Borno releases

BORNO RELEASES N200M FOR STUDENT BURSARY

Borno releases N200m by State Government on Friday says; it has commenced disbursement of N200 million education allowance to over 14, 000 students in tertiary institutions in the country. The Commissioner for; Higher Education, Abubakar Hassan, told journalists in Maiduguri, the state capital that the bursaries would be paid; to...

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UAF: Faisalabad university to observe Feb 14 as ‘Sisters Day

The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF), has announced to observe February 14 (Valentine Day) as ‘Sisters Day’ with an aim to promote eastern culture and Islamic traditions among the youth. According to an announcement made by the varsity’s Vice Chancellor Dr Zafar Iqbal Randhawa, “We are; enriched in our culture,...

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Students taking up sex work is more common than you’d think

More university students are using sex work to supplement their income and stay afloat when times are tough If you’re getting ready to study this year and searching for a part-time job to supplement your schooling, you’re not alone. And if you’re getting ready to study and considering taking up...