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FG enrolls 924,590 out-of-schools children in Nigeria

By Aliyu Dangida – Dutse The Federal Government has announced that it has enrolled 924,590 out-of-school children under Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) programme in Nigeria. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this in his address delivered at the launching of the BESDA programme held in Dutse, the state capital,
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Eight UNIABUJA students win N2.2m research grants

By Joseph Erunke, Abuja Eight students of the University of Abuja, have won a combined sum of N2.2 million research grant from the university’s Centre for Undergraduate Research Fund. Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, who disclosed this, Wednesday, while speaking at the university’s First Undergraduate Research Day, explained that the centre was established
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ICPC arrests ex-JAMB Registrar over alleged N900m pencil, eraser contracts fraud

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, on Wednesday, said it has arrested a former Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Professor Dibu Ojerinde, for allegedly misappropriating the sum of N900million. A statement that was signed by Spokesperson for the ICPC, Mrs.
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THEIR LIVES; OUR TEMPLATES: Misleading youth through standardised ideologies

Like me, did you also attend a secondary school where science class was for the brilliant students, commercial for the average and arts for the playful ones? In fact, the position of the Senior Prefect was exclusively reserved for the science students in my secondary school until one radical art student interrupted the norm.

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Gov Makinde upgrades Emmanuel Alayande College of Education to varsity of education

…begins administration of Covid-19 vaccine next week By Adeola Badru Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, yesterday, approved the upgrading of the Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo, into a full fledged university of education. The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology in the state, Mr Olasunkanmi Olaleye, made the disclosure, while briefing Governor’s Office
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Over $200 Up For Grabs At African Human Rights Essay Competition For Young Essayists

Over 0 Up For Grabs At African Human Rights Essay Competition For Young EssayistsThe African Chapter of the International Human Rights Art Festival (IHRAF) has urged African essayists and writers to participate in the ongoing African Human Rights Essay Competition with the theme, Human Rights Abuse and Violations in Africa. In a press statement issued and signed by Wole Adedoyin, President of the International Human Rights Art Festival- African Chapter (IHRAF Africa) called on essayists to lend their voices on human rights abuse and violation in their respective countries in Africa. Entries are only expected in essays from budding and established essayists and writers within and outside Africa from African Essayists and Writers. Intending entries should focus exclusively on the theme, ‘Human Rights Abuse and Violations in Africa’ and only works relating to the theme will be accepted for the competition. According to the Press Statement, “In Africa, the idea of human rights is a comparatively recent phenomenon. Contributing to the establishment of human rights […]

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Ibadan Book Club Set To Host Foluke Sijuwola Falayi For Her March Book Reading

Ibadan Book Club Set To Host Foluke Sijuwola Falayi For Her March Book ReadingIbadan Book Club (IBC), has set aside March 27, 2021 to host Mrs. Foluke Sijuwola Falayi as her Guest Writer/Speaker for the month of March. A statement from Wole Adedoyin, the founder of the Club, said that the event will take place at the Press Council Hall, Beside Olori Hostel, North Campus of The Polytechnic, Ibadan by 12p.m. Foluke Sijuwola Falayi’s books have received starred reviews in national dailies. She bagged a BA in English from the University of Ado Ekiti. She also read Mass communication at the National Open University of Nigeria School of Postgraduate Studies. Her books are recommended and approved by ministries of education in some south west states of Nigeria. She is a celebrated author whose books have been greeted with great éclat, read and used as part of curriculum books. She hones her writing skills by attending writer’s conferences, seminars and training globally. She lives […]

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Ibadan Book Club Set To Host Foluke Sijuwola Falayi For Her March Book Reading

Ibadan Book Club Set To Host Foluke Sijuwola Falayi For Her March Book ReadingIbadan Book Club (IBC), has set aside March 27, 2021 to host Mrs. Foluke Sijuwola Falayi as her Guest Writer/Speaker for the month of March. A statement from Wole Adedoyin, the founder of the Club, said that the event will take place at the Press Council Hall, Beside Olori Hostel, North Campus of The Polytechnic, Ibadan by 12p.m. Foluke Sijuwola Falayi’s books have received starred reviews in national dailies. She bagged a BA in English from the University of Ado Ekiti. She also read Mass communication at the National Open University of Nigeria School of Postgraduate Studies. Her books are recommended and approved by ministries of education in some south west states of Nigeria. She is a celebrated author whose books have been greeted with great éclat, read and used as part of curriculum books. She hones her writing skills by attending writer’s conferences, seminars and training globally. She lives […]

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How leveraging on NYSC can create wealth for Nigerian graduates  — Ani 

By Arogbonlo Israel A passionate call has gone to Nigerian graduates to leverage on the Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development, SAED, programme of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, to create wealth for themselves. The NYSC Ondo State Coordinator, Mrs. Victoria Nnenna Ani made the call on Tuesday, during the flag off event of the SAED
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Meadow Hall to hold education 2021 convention

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Meadow Hall Foundation is set to host the first virtual edition of its education convention, on May 22, 2021, from 9am to 1pm, with the theme: “Rethinking Education: Adapt, Adjust and Achieve.” The education convention provides an opportunity for all educational stakeholders (school teachers, school heads/administrators, school owners/school leaders, parents, government officials and community leaders) […] Read Full Story