Category: Education

Meet 1st female Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics) of NOUN

Professor Joy Eyisi on Thursday assumed duty as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics) of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). This followed her victory in an election conducted by the university Senate to fill the slot which became vacant at the expiration of the tenure of Professor Patrick Eya.

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Travel, live, work abroad: 10 jobs that pay you to travel

Excerpts… One of the most popular jobs that people who want to travel will do is English Teacher. Almost every country in the entire world is looking for English teachers, and in some places, they’re DESPERATE to hire teachers with or without experience. That being said, a large portion of these jobs require some sort […]

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If Nigeria doesn’t re-position education, devt. will suffer

News brief: HE is not happy with the pace of Nigeria’s development 57 years after being bequeathed quality education by its colonial masters. The derailment from the sound foundation left for the country by its handlers, according to Mr. Samuel Adedoyin Odunsi, has caused the country its fortune that could have made it measure up […]

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UNILAG appoints Lawal as the new University Bursar

Current trending gist as the Governing Council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), at a meeting last Friday, has appointed Mr Nurudeen Olalekan Ajani Lawal as the new University Bursar. The report obtained in A statement signed by Mr Adebule Toyin, Deputy Registrar, Information Unit, said his appointment will take effect on Friday, November 3, […]

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Strange how Chinese students climb 2,500 foot ladder to get home from school

In the picture, Chinese children wear their school backpacks and climb on a cliff using a bamboo ladder on their way home from school in Zhaojue county, southwest China’s Sichuan province, May 14, 2016. They must climb a 2,625-foot bamboo ladder secured to a sheer cliff face. The village in China’s mountainous west may get […]

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UBA Foundation to award 1m naira to essay competition winner

UBA Foundation, the corporate social duty arm of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, will grant the champ of 2017 version of its National Essay Competition with one million naira instructive concede to think about in any African college of his or her decision. At a press dispatch of the UBA Foundation National Essay Competition […]

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Are you struggling to pass NECO? Here’s what to do

Someone who struggled with NECO was able to overcome it after seven years. You can too… He says: There’s no general timing for success. When your time comes, you’ll have it. And the very best time is when it comes; God’s time. Your mates might have gotten their degrees, and gotten married. Working with a […]

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ASUU ends strike, lecturers resume work Tuesday

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a conditional suspension of it nationwide industrial action. The union directed university lecturers to resume duty from tomorrow, Tuesday. – DailyTrust

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How to revamp Nigeria’s educational sector

FOR over five decades, various law faculties and the Nigerian Law School have continued to churn out law students as lawyers. A punctilious look at the performances of these law graduates both from the released results of the Law School and from few years of being called to the bar however reveals some bitter truths […]

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Why Federal Student Financial Loans Payments Have To Be Taken Seriously

A portion of the earnest points of interest for people who take advantage of Financial guide specialists credits from the elected government to fund their College arranging occupation is elected college understudy budgetary advances installment. Essentially with the dicey economy these circumstances, where even individuals with best in class degrees are having challenges acquiring an […]

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Nigeria: Cowbellpedia making waves on TV

Cowbellpedia since it introduced TV quiz show in secondary schools in Nigeria, has imparted much on individual development which has a positive impact on the economy. At the end of the day,  participating schools in the country must have been upgraded academically, kudos to Cowbell, a brand of Promasidor Nigeria Limited, which through this competition […]

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Nigerian senate wants ASUU to end strike

The Nigerian Senate has spoken to the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to cancel its continuous strike in light of a legitimate concern for the undergraduates and Nigerians as a rule. Jibrin Barau, Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND, made the urge while tending to writers on Wednesday in Abuja. He said […]

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ASUU embarks on another indefinite strike Monday

Following the outcome of the referendum meeting held! Sunday afternoon in Abuja by the union leaders, the Academic staff Union of Universities has declared an indefinite strike from Monday 14th August 2017. This the Union leader says is to persuade the Federal government to meet their demands. This came after several branches of the Academic […]

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KCEE approves scholarship of graduating pry sch Abia

Nigerian singer KCEE approved the scholarships of three graduating primary school students in Abia State. According to the Limpopo crooner; “Exactly four years ago, I was on my way to Abia State for an event when I stopped by a community in Bende local government to visit a long-time friend and brother. We exchanged pleasantries […]

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The advantage of 21st century tech business

Gordon Moore, one of the prime supporters of Intel Corporation, mentioned numerical objective facts in the 1960’s of the designing practices which permitted scaling down in semiconductor innovation. This scaling down applies to processors and other PC segments and in addition memory chips. What he watched numerically is that PCs can be made four times […]

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Declare emergency in education – Malala

Advocate of children education, Malala Yousafzai, Monday called for the declaration of emergency in Nigeria’s educational sector, saying education of young persons are crucial to a nation’s progress. Malala made the call while answering questions from journalists in the State House after paying a visit to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo in the Presidential Villa. Malala […]

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JAMB releases supplementary exam 2017

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released the results of the 2017 university admission supplementary examination that held on July 1. An official told PREMIUM TIMES the results were released Friday. The follow-up Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination was to allow candidates who registered late for the first exams, and those will related challenges, […]

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NOUN law students to know fate in court on Oct 4

Justice Hilary Oshomah of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt has set Oct. 4, to rule on the suit filed by some law graduates of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). The graduates went to court following the refusal of the relevant authorities to admit them to the Nigerian Law School. Joined in […]

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Aniemeka of NAF emerges best graduating doctorate student at Babcock University

Warrant Officer Enem Aniemeka of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has emerged the overall best graduating doctorate student at the Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun. Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya said Aniemeka was presented with award during the University’s graduation ceremony, on June 4. According to Adesanya, Aniemeka graduated with […]

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Here are the 38 Nigerian universities that increased tuition fees

No fewer than 38 universities across the country have increased their tuition fees as a result of poor funding by the Federal and State governments. The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan Chapter, Dr Deji Omole, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja yesterday. […]

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ASUU vows to go on strike due to hike in tuition fees

The President of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, has said that the union will resist any attempt to increase tuition fees in the country’s public universities. He also said ASUU could go on strike if the government failed to meet its demand on adequate funding of the institutions and payment of salaries. […]

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CAN Calls out NERDC on education curriculum

The Christian Association Nigeria (CAN) has called on the Federal Ministry of Education and the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to publish the full details of the controversial new Curriculum of Education if they have no hidden agenda. In a statement yesterday in Abuja, CAN President, Rev. (Dr.) Samson Olasupo A. Ayokunle, said […]

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List of Nigerian universities increasing their tuition fees [2017]

1. UNILAG N14,500 N63,500 2. ABU N27,000 N41,000 3. UNN N60,450 N66,950 4. OAU N19,700 N57,700 5. UNIZIK N20,100 N65,920 6. BUK N26,000 N40,000 7. UNIABUJA N39,300 N42,300 8. UDU N32,000 N43,000 9. NOUN N36,000 N41,000 10. UNIBEN N12,000 N49,500 11. UNILORIN N16,000 N75,500 12. FUTA N13,560 N83,940 13. FUTMINNA N20,000 N37,000 14. FUNAAB N18,250 […]

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Shocking things mother offers to pay in kind for daughter to pass exam

I attended a meeting recently at the headquarters of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in Bwari, Abuja: the post-2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination review meeting chaired by the JAMB registrar, Professor Ish-aq Oloyede. Participants included Professor Oloyede and his technical team, field officers and other staff, all the Chief External Examiners who supervised the […]

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Five Kogi State govt-owned universities suspend strike

Academic and non-academic staff in five Kogi State government-owned tertiary institutions have suspended their five-month-old strike. The institutions are the Kogi State University, Ayangba, Kogi Polytechnic, Lokoja, College of Education, Ankpa, College of Education (Technical), Kabba and College of Nursing, Obangede. Mr Moses Balogun, Chairman, Joint Action Committee of the tertiary institutions, who announced this […]

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Kano state teachers to get N578 million payment arrears

  The Kano State Government said it had approved N578 million for the payment of 44, 654 primary school teachers and other non-teaching personnel‎ under the state’s Universal Basic Education Board. ‎ The Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, made this known on Tuesday in a statement by the Press Secretary to the state Governor, […]

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Check out English words normally misused every day

You won’t believe it, but some of the words you think were smart for the sentences you were using them for were not REALLY that smart. Now is the time to make a change.  See below if you’d been using those words correctly.

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CFEF Advances Student Achievement

The Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (CFEF) advances student achievement through member local education foundations by partnering with key stakeholders. Through initiatives that include scholarships, recognition programs and drop-out prevention strategies CFEF works to provide innovative learning opportunities throughout the state of Florida. History of CFEF CFEF was organized in 1987 following a 1984 law […]

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