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Dental

Free Dental Outreach Taken To The Market By UI students

A total of 184 persons have enjoyed free dental and medical care at the Taiwo Afolabi rural dental outreach, which recently held at Dugbe market in Ibadan, Oyo State. The community health outreach, targeted at rural communities in the state, was organised by the University of Ibadan Association of Dental...

Esther

Esther Okade: 10-year-old Nigerian Maths Genius

Ten-year-old Nigerian Esther Okade is United Kingdom’s youngest college fresh candidate. She told CNN in this report that she would wish to do her Phd in financial maths when she is 13. At first glance Esther Okade seems like a normal 10-year-old. She loves dressing up as Elsa in “Frozen,”...

electric

Singapore university partners Volvo to pilot electric bus

Just over a year after first announcing plans to collaborate, Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and Volvo Buses have launched a driverless electric bus stretching 12 metres long and able to accommodate 80 passengers. Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Volvo Buses have unveiled a full-size autonomous electric bus that stretches...

media hub

Nigerian Student Launches Media Hub On Campus

A student journalist, Adejumo Kabir, has launched a media hub for training of campus journalists. According to Kabir, the initiative, ‘CampusPress Hub’, aims to oversee the training of students who have passion for journalism. Speaking on why it became necessary to embark on this media hub, he said: “We realise that...

Fake university

Fake University Set Up By US Immigration And Customs

A fake university was set up by the Department of Homeland Security to lure suspects alleged to have recruited undocumented immigrants who wanted to use student visas to stay in the US. Eight suspects were; arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit visa fraud and harboring undocumented immigrants for profit....

uaf

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,...

sex work

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...

DELSU LECTURERS

DELSU LECTURERS DISMISSED BY VC

Angered by what; it described as sundry offences and alleged gross misconduct by some of the Delsu lecturers, the management of the Delta State University (DELSU) has; dismissed two of its lecturers in the Department of Economics, and sent; a professor in the same department on compulsory retirement. Three other...

micro soft nigeria

APPLY FOR MICROSOFT NIGERIA RECRUITMENT 2019

Microsoft Nigeria If you have unique experiences, skills and passions-and we believe you can bring them all to Microsoft for a rich, rewarding career and lifestyle that will surprise you with its breadth and potential. Just imagine the excitement and satisfaction of what you can do, where you can go,...

JAMBULLETIN

JAMBULLETIN TO ACCOUNT FOR YEARLY BUDGET

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, says JAMBULLETIN; it was set to commence the publication of a Jam bulletin of its financial activities to the public for the purpose of transparency. The Head, Media and Information of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the News...

Global market

GLOBAL MARKET IN EDUCATION IMPROVES ECONOMY

Educational Services Global Market Report 2019 provides the strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global educational services market. Description: Where is the largest and fastest growing market for the educational services? How does the market relate to the overall economy, demography and...

stage

STAGE SCHOLARSHIP FOR 2019: APPLY NOW

Together with; our generous partner schools, The Stage has been offering scholarships to the UK’s top stage schools, drama schools and academies for nearly 30 years. This year there are opportunities open to more than 80 potential students, granting access to training in drama, musical theatre, dance and scenic arts....

CHOOSING

CHOOSING A SCHOOL THINGS TO CONSIDER

Choosing the right school to study is as important as choosing the right course to study.  “Things to consider when choosing a course ” First choice university – You are advised to be choosing a federal University if you are not a type that is financially buoyant. You can pick...

KIDNAPPERS ATTACKS RUFUS GIWA POLYTECHNIC

Academic activities was suspended due to kidnappers; Monday following the killing of a lecturer of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Mr Taiwo Akinyemi by kidnappers;. Akinyemi was abducted last Tuesday along; with three others near Amurin Village along Owo- Akure Road. The killing of the lecturer may be...

Doctorate

Lecturers Without Doctorate Degree Will Not Teach Again

Government has served notice it will soon implement, to the letter a policy that requires only lecturers with doctorate degrees teach in public universities in the country. At the meet the press event, Tuesday, Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh said the move is to ensure that qualified persons teach...

MEDIA COMPANY

MEDIA COMPANY REJECTS A MALE CORP MEMBER

A media company has caused a stir on social media after rejecting a male corps member deployed to their firm for his one year service. The media company rejected the male corps member and stated in the letter addressed to NYSC that they specifically need 2 gorgeous ladies to work...

ASUU ATTACKS

ASUU ATTACKS FORMER APC CHAIRMAN

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU attacks; the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its former national chairman, Chief Bisi Akande. ASUU attacks described; Akande as the grandfather of half-baked government. This was in reaction to Akande’s; earlier ASUU attacks; on the union where he accused the striking lecturers of...

Amendment Act

AMENDMENT ACT ASSENTED BY PRESIDENT IN NOUN

Amendment Act by President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Amendment Act, to allow the institution to operate as all other universities in the country. With the assent, graduates of the NOUN; can now participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the...

meeting

FG, ASUU Meeting Inconclusive Says Ogunyemi

The meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended without any conclusion on Tuesday. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU National President, while speaking with newsmen at the end of the closed door meeting in Abuja noted that negotiations were still ongoing. He said both parties...

Yemi Osinbajo

Students Query Invitation Of Yemi Osinbajo To OAU

Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have expressed indignation over the invitation of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the forthcoming 43rd combined convocation of the university holding next week. According to a statement by Gbenga Ololoniran, the Protem Chairman of Great Ife Students’ Union Action Committee, it is condemnable...

student

Why Do Straight-As Student Miss Out On University Places

When a student with excellent exam results fails to get the place at university they had hoped for, the sense of disappointment – even grievance or anger – can be real. Newspapers have revealed correspondence to the government from parents who were angry their youngsters did not get in to...

Programming

Best Education Tools To Boost Your Programming Skills

Continuing education is a necessity for every tech professional. You need to stay abreast of the changes in programming that are currently going on in order to stay competitive and up-to-date. And, as there are a lot of things to keep track of — including new languages, hardware systems and...

Adegboyega University

Adegboyega University To Generate 300kw Solar Power

A private university, Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State, says it is set to establish an agro-solar project that will generate 300 kilowatts to boost internally generated revenue. The Vice-Chancellor of Samuel Adegboyega University, Prof. Ben Aigbokhan, made this known at a news briefing ahead of the institution’s 4th convocation...

Corpse

Corpse Of Missing DELSU Student Found Without Breast

The decomposing corpse of a student of the Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka, declared missing last Thursday, has been; discovered with her tongue and breast severed from her body The discovery of the late student, happened on the same day residents of Umono Street in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area...