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PRESIDENT BUHARI’S SON PASSED OUT FROM NYSC

President Buhari’s son, Yusuf, was; among the batch of corpers who passed out after the one year mandatory service. Yusuf served in Abuja. The son of President Buhari’s son and Muhammadu Buhari, Yusuf , has completed his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) year.   Yusuf’s state of service and place...

Unical matriculation

UNICAL MATRICULATION FOR 2018/19 SESSION FIXED

UNICAL Matriculation for 2018/2019 session has been; announced. This is to inform the public and new students of the University of Calabar that the Matriculation Ceremony for the 2018/2019 academic year has been; scheduled to hold as follows: Date: Wednesday 20th March, 2019 UNICAL Matriculation For 2018/2019 Session Venue: Abraham...

Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa reveals plans to build a new university

He’s stayed a bit quiet on the details, but Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed his government will look to build at least one more new university in SA. The learners of Mzansi may just have another avenue to explore when they leave school. Cyril Ramaphosa told guests attending his speech in...

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No university policies addressing sexual abuse

The United States embassy Abuja honoured Women’s History Month, with a call on ending sexual harassment in educational institutions, addressing the rampant trend with a panel discussion and a film screening of ‘The Hunting Ground’ examining the root of sexual harassment, the complicit roles of the institutions and the effect...

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Over 8.5m Nigerians Have Hearing Problem – WHO

Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, NAUTH, Nnewi, Anambra State, yesterday; said unless appropriate action is; taken to curb the increasing cases of hearing loss; 630 million people will have problem by 2030 in the world; while the problem will increase to 900 million by 2050. It said that already, the...

Goal

Goal announces partnership with HIFL

Goal Nigeria is proud to announce to have reached an agreement; with the Higher Institutions Football League (HiFL) as online media partner. The agreement will see Goal, a subsidiary of DAZN promote the 2019 edition across its digital platforms with weekly editorials, features, news and player profiles. Goal will in...

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UNIPORT Business School partners CCSLD

THE University of Port Harcourt Business School, one of Nigeria’s frontline management and leadership training centres, has entered into a partnership with the Centre for Cultural Savvy and Leadership Development, CCSLD Consulting, a leading talent management company based in Manchester, United Kingdom. Under the partnership; UNIPORT Business School will certify...

Bingham University

Bingham University Inducts 31 Medical Graduates

College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Bingham University, Karu, Abuja on Tuesday inducted 31 graduate medical doctors of medicine and surgery from the institution. In his brief address at the Physician’s Oath Taking ceremony; held at the Bingham Hospital in Jos, the Plateau state capital, the Vice-chancellor, Prof. Williams Qurix...

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,”...

Anchor

Anchor – We’ll soon be one of top five varsities

The Vice-Chancellor of Anchor University, in Ipaja, Lagos, Prof. Joseph Afolayan, said the university was on its way to becoming one of the top five universities in the country. The VC made this known during the third matriculation of the school where; 134 students were matriculated. The figure, according to...

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TETFund boss laments dwindling reading, publishing culture

The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, has decried the dwindling reading and publishing culture in Nigeria. Bogoro spoke on Thursday at the University of Calabar in Cross River State during the commissioning of a N330m ultra-modern Academic Publishing Centre in the institution. He said, “It...

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Levels of distress and illness among students alarmingly high

A poll of almost 38,000 UK students suggests rates of psychological distress and illness are on the rise in universities, with “alarmingly high” levels of anxiety, loneliness, substance misuse and thoughts of self-harm. Researchers say the report, seen exclusively by the Guardian, is; the largest mental health survey ever conducted...

Miscreants

Unilorin Arrests three Suspected Miscreants

The University of Ilorin says its security operatives have arrested three suspected miscreants who have been terrorising the university community for some time now. According to the University of Ilorin Bulletin issued on Monday, the arrest was; made on Feb. 22 after the University Security Patrol Team raided the hoodlums;...

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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...

Israel Galadima

Israel Galadima: Investing in future of Borno children

Israel Galadima, who scored 364 marks to come first in the 2018 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination, is from Biu, in the Southern part of Borno State. Upon hearing the good news, Governor Kashim Shettima hosted Israel Galadima and his mother, Jummai Galadima, a Lagos based banker at...

developers

ForLoop: Continent’s Largest Community for Developers

It’s 2015 and Ridwan Olalere is the Engineering Manager at Hotels.ng and finding local developers has been quite a task. Developer communities are still a relatively new concept and foreign-based communities like GitHub are not yet popular. Akinola Falomo’s DevCenter, launched in 2014, is still in its infancy with a...

unemployment

Varsity repositions to tackle unemployment

Worried by the increased cases of unemployment confronting our graduates, Bowen University, Iwo has prioritized entrepreneurial and market-driven programmes in the institution. The Dean, Faculty of Basic Medical and Health Sciences of the university; Prof Matthew Olaogun who; disclosed this said the era of unemployment for graduates is; over and...

Teacher Education

How To Boost Teacher Education In Nigeria

The immediate past deputy vice chancellor (Academics) of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Professor Nike Sidiqat Ijaiya, has called on the Federal Government to evolve an ICT-driven policy framework for colleges and faculties of education in Nigeria for the enhancement of teacher education. Professor Ijaiya who made this call...

Law School

Problems Of Nigerian Law School And Facts

The Nigerian Law School which represents the pinnacle of legal education in Nigeria suffers from the following problems: Disparity in sale of forms The Nigerian Law School issues Law School forms to Nigerian faculties of law; depending on their standing with the Council of Legal Education. It is not uncommon...

ASUU PRESIDENT TASKS BUHARI TO STABLE GROWTH

The Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU President on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to come up with policies that would stimulate economic growth for; the benefit of poorpeople during his next four-year tenure. The National President of the union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi made the call in an interview...

LASU SCREENING EXERCISE

LASU SCREENING EXERCISE FIXED FOR 2018/19

The management of the Lagos State University, LASU screening excercise and to inform all the candidates offered provisional admission into the various DEGREE programmes of the university that the screening exercise for the 2018/2019 academic session will commence from Friday, 1st March, 2019, and end on Friday, 8th March, 2019....

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FIRM DONATES TEXTBOOKS TO PUPILS IN 4 STATES

A firm donates, Rubber Estates Nigeria Limited (RENL), Araromi-Obu, has; presented textbooks in core subjects to about 2, 500 pupils of primary and secondary schools within; the area of its operation. The textbooks include Mathematics, English Language, Social Studies, and Vocational Studies/Agricultural Science, among other educational materials. The pupils covering...

IT IS AN OFFENCE

IT IS AN OFFENCE NOT TO SEND A CHILD TO SCHOOL

Bothered by the rate of out-of-school children, it is an offence not to send a child to school in our country, stakeholders have stated that one of the measures to reduce the downward trend is to initiate and pass a bill that would; punish any parent who fails to sent...

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NANS REACT AS INEC DECLARES BUHARI WINNER

The National Association of Nigerian Students NANS react and has; congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his well-deserved victory, following his declaration as winner of the 2019 Presidential Election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The Public Relations Officer of the students’ body, Mr. Bestman Okereafor, gave the congratulatory message...