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British schools get over £30m illicit funds from Nigeria, Ghana politicians annually – report

While rapidly increasing tuition and declining currency value have made it difficult for some senior government officials to legitimately afford the cost of a UK education, a new report shows politicians in Nigeria and Ghana are using unexplained wealth to sponsor their wards to British schools. According to the report titled ‘West African Elites’ Spending […] Read Full Story

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ABU Zaria denies having fake certificate syndicate

…accuses US based on line media of witch hunt By Ibrahim HassanWuyo The Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, North-west Nigeria has denied shielding a fake certificate syndicate, insisting that the reputation and integrity of all its certificates are highly protected. Director, Public Affairs Directorate of the university, Malam Auwal Umar, in a statement issued to
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Updated: Sanwo-Olu approves reduction in LASU tuition fees

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved a reduction in the tuition fee for students of Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo. Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr Tokunbo Wahab, disclosed this on Friday, via his official Twitter handle. The tweet reads, “Flash: Lagos State government reduces tuition fee for
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Coronavirus

'Price gouging from Covid': student ebooks costing up to 500% more than in print

Call for inquiry into academic publishers as locked-down students unable to access study material onlineCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLibrarians at UK universities say students’ reading lists for this term are being torn u... Read Full Story

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COVID-19: Don picks holes in online teaching by institutions

By Joseph Erunke – Abuja An expert in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode of education, Prof. Olufemi Peters, has identified standard as the “weak-link” in the recent flurry by the single-mode universities in Nigeria to offer online education in the race to find an answer to the Covid-19 challenge. A statement by Ibrahim Sheme,
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No child must be left behind in education, says stakeholders

Grace Edema In commemoration of the International Day of Education, stakeholders in the sector have stressed the need for all children to be carried along in learning. The Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Education, Mr Tokunbo Wahab, and the Chief Executive Officer, Edumark Consult, Mrs Yinka Ogunde, in a separate interview with […] Read Full Story

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NUT calls on Abia to address teachers’ demands

Sunday Nwakanma, Umuahia The Eastern Regional Working Committee of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, on Thursday, called on the Abia State Government to quickly address the issues that led to the teachers’ strike to save public education in the state from collapse. The union stormed Abia State to solidarise with teachers in the state who […] Read Full Story

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Registration with TRCN validates membership – Council

Peter Dada, Akure The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria has said having a postgraduate diploma in education does not qualify anyone to be a professional teacher if they do not register with the Council. The Ondo State coordinator of TRCN, Mr Adesina Akande, said this during the matriculation ceremony of  Professional Diploma in Education students […] Read Full Story

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Group gives scholarships to 41 students

Grace Edema An education organisation, Goodmus Learning Centre, Africa, has paid the tuition fees of forty-one students drawn from different secondary schools in Enugu State. According to a statement, the Chief Executive Officer of the center, Mr Adekunle Badmus, while presenting the cash awards to the students at God Provides Secondary School, Enugu, said he […] Read Full Story

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Kwara screens 4,500 food vendors for school feeding

Tunde Oyekola Ilorin The Kwara State Government has conducted medical screening for 4,500 food vendors ahead of the official take-off of its Home Grown School Feeding Programme. The state focal person for the National Social Investment Programme, Hajia Abdulrazaq-Sanusi, disclosed this in a statement said all public primary school pupils would be fed in the […] Read Full Story

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‘COVID-19 not a barrier to excellence’

Tofarati Ige A Lagos-based school, Rainbow College, has said that the COVID-19 pandemic which disrupted learning across the world did not affect its students’ performance in the recent West African Senior School Certificate Examination. In a statement by the school, it was noted that the pandemic revolutionised learning and birthed the adaptation of the borderless […] Read Full Story

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Coronavirus

Primary schools: pandemic causing 'significant' learning loss in England

Study highlights how poorest pupils are bearing the brunt of lockdowns and school closures Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePrimary school pupils in England have suffered “significant” learning loss during lockdown and school... Read Full Story

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Primary schools: pandemic causing 'significant' learning loss in England

Study highlights how poorest pupils are bearing the brunt of lockdowns and school closures Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePrimary school pupils in England have suffered “significant” learning loss during lockdown and school... Read Full Story

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Phased return to English schools from 8 March being planned, say insiders

PM overruled Gavin Williamson who had pressed for an earlier reopening dateCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMinisters are drawing up plans to stagger the return of children to classrooms in England from 8 March, with some yea... Read Full Story

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Akwa Ibom seeks first-class graduates to teach in secondary schools

By Harris Emanuel – Uyo The board of State Secondary Education Board (SSEB) has stated that it would give preference to first-class graduates in the ongoing recruitment of 1000 teachers to teach in Secondary schools in the state. Chairman of the board, Ekaette Ebong Okon, dropped the hints while interacting with Vanguard, flanked by members
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Oyo to partner Korea on quality education service delivery

By Elizabeth Osayande GOVERNOR ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said his administration remains committed to digitalising the educational system in the state with a view to bringing about qualitative education and enhancing teaching   and learning.  The governor equally stated that his administration is ready to partner with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) on
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Increment in tuition fee: LASU students wait on Sanwo-Olu for review

  By Adesina Wahab THE management and students of the Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, are now eagerly awaiting what the decision of the Visitor to the university, who is also the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will be on the issue of the recent increment in tuition fee from N25, 000 to N67,
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Go for test, YABATECH appeals to dead worker’s colleague

Grace Edema The Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, has urged workers in its Academic Planning Unit who may have been in contact with the late director of the unit, Dr Michael Omoighe, to go on self-isolation and COVID-19 test. Omoighe died on Sunday due to complications from COVID-19. A statement by the Academic Board of […] Read Full Story

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Nigerian Student shines in International Human Rights essay contest

  The world has been shown the brilliance of Nigerian students yet again, as Oluwatoni Adesanya, a secondary school student of Greensprings School, Lagos has won the second prize in this year’s Kemper Human Rights Education Foundation (KHREF)’s essay competition.   This international competition received about 100 essays from 17 countries. But Miss Oluwatoni’s essay
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UK Covid live: PM warns 8 March is earliest England's schools can go back, if it will not cause 'surge in disease'

PM stresses 8 March ‘earliest’ date for schools reopening; 1,725 deaths recorded in second highest daily toll; arrivals from red list countries face quarantineBoris Johnson hopes schools in England will reopen from 8 MarchArrivals in UK from high-risk ... Read Full Story

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8 Healthy Habits For Online Degree Students

With emerging technological innovations, we are witnessing significant lifestyle changes and digitalization. Be it shopping or work, and everything is being done online at an increasingly fast rate. Simultaneously, students are counting on online education for diploma courses, undergraduate and higher degree programs to enhance their knowledge. Perhaps, the current economic conditions and prevailing uncertainty […]

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