Category: Education

NSCDC warns individuals to keep of exams centres

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday has warned individuals that are not part of the examinations to keep off the designated centers for the exercise. Mr Philip Ayuba, Niger State Corps Commandant, in an interview with the press in Minna said the warning became necessary to ensure the success of the […]

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Meet the only black governing member of a UK University who is Nigerian

Meet Dr. Obinna Ebirim, the young Nigerian man who is making the country proud both home and abroad especially in the United Kingdom. According to confirmed information obtained by National Helm, Dr. Obinna who holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Port Harcourt – is a postgraduate governor and a […]

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HUCAS wins Harvard Dean’s Distinction Award

The annual Harvard Dean’s Distinction Award was bestowed on the Harvard Center for African Studies (CAS) at an event hosted at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts on March 8th, 2018. The award honors Harvard University’s highest-achieving Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) staff members whose accomplishments have significantly enhanced and extended collaborations across the University. […]

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GSU: Access bank employs 51 top class grads

51 First Class graduates of Gombe State University (GSU) have been offered automatic employment by Access Bank of Nigeria Plc as a way to motivate them to contribute to the economy of the country  

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Landmark University: Tuition fees for agricultural sciences removed

Henceforth Courses Including Crop Science, Animal Science, Agric Extension & Rural Development, Agric Economics, Agribusiness Management, Environmental & Natural Resource Economics, Aquaculture and Fisheries Management, Tourism and Recreation, Horticulture and Landscape management would now be run free of charge as the Chancellor, Bishop Oyedepo instructs the university to remove Tuition for all her Agric programs.

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JAMB reveals dates to print exam notification slip

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has directed candidates for the 2018 UTME to start printing their examination notification slip from Tuesday, March 6. The board’s Head of Media and Information Department, Dr Fabian Benjamin, told the News Agency of Nigeria that arrangements had been concluded for the successful conduct of the exam scheduled […]

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Nigeria: Post-UTME’s are illegal – court

A Federal High Court, Abuja, has declared the post- Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) conducted by universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria as illegal. The court ruled on the matter on March 22, 2017 but the judgment was only reported by The Guardian on Friday, March 2, 2018. The court said there was […]

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China offers scholarships to UNICAL students

In a bid to celebrate the 47th anniversary of China-Nigeria diplomatic ties, the Government of the Peoples Republic of China has offered scholarships to 47 students of the University of Calabar. The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjiang, while presenting the award to the school management, said that Nigeria and China had many things […]

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18 Important Registration Requirements All NYSC 2018 Batch A Must Know – Corpersforum

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC has fixed March 26, for the commencement of the registration of 2018 Batch ‘A’ corps members. The agency has also announced that the NYSC On-line registration portal will be opened from March 26 to April 8, 2018 to enable them register for the 2018 Batch ‘A’ mobilization. However, if […]

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Nigeria: Never use accent to judge quality of education

It was tweeted first by @DoubleEph who quoted it and wrote: “Nigeria, as I keep saying, is a social scientist’s wet dream.” His tweet generated hundreds of retweets and responses berating the idea of using an accent to judge the intellect and quality of education that a person possesses. @reigncoker wrote: … Continue reading

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BUSINESS & ECONOMY: Dangote Cement awards multi million Naira scholarship to 115 students

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Youth unemployment, Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gunpowder – Ooni

THE Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has said with the rising rate of youth unemployment, Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gunpowder. The Ooni of Ife, who spoke to Vanguard in Ile-Ife, said: “We are sitting on a keg of gunpowder, because Nigerian youths are getting wilder and wilder by […]

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Ghana: Free education for all in Ghana; is it possible?

Since gaining independence in 1957, Ghana has focused on improving access to education and achieving universal enrolment. Primary education became free in 1961 and the 1980s saw major reforms swept through the education system, including restructuring primary and secondary education and introducing vocational classes. In September 2017, the Ghanaian government made secondary education free, with President Nana Akufo-Addo reportedly saying: […]

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JAMB lists number banned items students cannot bring to exam hall

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board has banned the use of 16 items in the forthcoming mock examinations scheduled for February 26, 2018. The Secretary of JAMB UTME Monitoring Groups, Ngozi Egbuna, stated the items in a memo issued to members of the Civil Society Group on Thursday and obtained by The PUNCH in Jos. […]

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UTME candidates want exams date shift, JAMB says no

Candidates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) yesterday protested against the March date fixed by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB.The aggrieved candidates who paralysed human and vehicular movements along Bariga-Akoka road, demanding a postponement of the examination on the ground that the timing is too short. The candidates carried placards with […]

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Hall of Shame! 150 federal deputy directors fail promotion exam

No fewer than 150 federal civil service deputy directors, who sat for promotion examinations, failed the test, it was learnt yesterday. Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita broke the news at a quarterly meeting with organised labour, conducted by her office in Abuja, on Wednesday. Mrs. Oyo-Ita also announced that a court injunction […]

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The woman who tutored 2 Nigerian 1st ladies

She is Maureen Bakare, Lagos’ first Education Director She taught across the length and breadth of Nigeria. In fact, Mrs. Mariam Babangida and Mrs. Victoria Gowon, both former first ladies in Nigeria, were her form one students when she was in Kaduna. Source

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Weird!!! 197,050 qualified candidates denied admission in seven Varsities

Read Weird!!! 197,050 qualified candidates denied admission in seven Varsities HERE  

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Students appeal FG to end SSANU, NASU, NAAT Strike

The National Association of Nigerian Students has appealed to the Federal Government to intervene in the ongoing strike embarked upon by the Joint Action Committee of the Non-academic staff union of Nigerian universities. Aruna Kadiri, NANS President, made the appeal at a news conference on Monday in Abuja. The associations that make up JAC include […]

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National Teachers Institute to train 700 teachers

 It is reported that the Director-General of the National Teachers Institute Kaduna, Professor Garba Dahuwa, has charged stakeholders in charge of capacity building for teachers to present genuine teachers for the training. Findings gathered that not fewer than 700 teachers are expected to participate in the training which is expected to commence soon in six […]

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2018: How tertiary institutions rank in Nigeria

Nigeria’s most subscribed university, University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) ranks eighth in Nigeria and 3,118th globally; followed by the Federal University of Technology Akure (ninth Nigeria, 3176 worlds) and the University of Benin (10th Nigeria, 3512). Others are University of Port Harcourt (11th, 3535th); Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (12th, 3,638th); and the Federal University of […]

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These websites will increase your intelligence level

Today Bright Side invites you to look through our list of sites that can help increase our mental skills. Let’s bring something new into our lives! Free Rice is a website that donates rice grains for correctly answered multiple choice questions. The site offers a wide range of topics to test your knowledge, from humanities to science. For each correct answer, Free Rice gives 10 grains of rice. […]

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FRAUD BY NIGERIAN PRIVATE SCHOOLS HOMEWORK! HOMEWORK! AND MORE HOMEWORK FOR PARENTS

  It has become clear to many parents that the task of teaching their children has been shifted to them despite the huge fees they keep doling out to private schools. Children come home with homework that requires over 6 hours to complete and the children are usually clueless about the topic. Clearly some of […]

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WAEC 2018/19 price for scratch pin/ info

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How 24 universities shared N23 billion while ASUU got none

Even the educational sector is apparently into fraud in Nigeria as indicated by fresh reports coming out from news sources. Read full news here

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Exam Malpractice: Jamb to introduce electronic jammers at CBT centres

Fresh news report as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Wednesday said it will introduce electronic jammers at all the Computer Based Test (CBT) centres during the conduct of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. Meanwhile the Board has equally announced the commencement of the sale of application forms and registration of candidates for […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna to sack 21,780 teachers

President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, backed the Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-rufai over the latter’s plan to sack over 21,780 teachers who recently failed the competency test conducted by the state government. Buhari and El-Rufai Buhari made the backing while speaking at the State House in Abuja during a special retreat of the Federal Executive Council […]

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How students become porn actors because of inability to pay tuition fees

Read the news HERE Producer Euan Borland believes students may be able to relate to the stories they share, as some UK students have admitted to turning to sex work to secure extra income.

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Guinness Nigeria offers scholarship to electronic or mechanical engineering graduates

This intensive programme equips graduates with the technical skills they need to build successful careers in the Nigerian Power Sector. By offering this scholarship. Guinness Nigeria seeks to play a part in developing Nigeria’s power sector while fostering youth development across Nigeria. ELIGIBILITY Candidates must be University/Polytechnic Electrical/Electronic or Mechanical Engineering graduates who have completed […]

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Check out Lautech 2017/2018 Post-UTME Screening Result Out

The general public has been intimated that the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH) Post-UTME Screening result for 2017/2018 academic session has been released. Please note that candidates who have participated in the screening exercise are to visit the school portal to check their results. How To Check Your Post-UTME Result -Visit http://admissions.lautech.edu.ng/login.php

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