UK EdTech Startup announces Rent-a-Device service for teachers and lecturers in Africa to improve education infrastructure
Announcing the new initiative on May 29, George Brown, Chief Executive Officer, stated: “We are delighted to launch this new service; as more and more teachers and lecturers in Africa switch to 21st-century teaching, we want to enable them to succeed. We are constantly on the lookout for ways we can deliver technology, smart educational tools and innovative infrastructure that will significantly improve the educational experience of our customers in Africa and this new service is one of the little steps we’ve taken to make that possible.
Nigeria, 66 others benefit from GPE’s $500m COVID-19 emergency fund
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is set to provide an additional US$250 million to help Nigeria and other developing countries respond to the immediate
Nile University of Nigeria promotes academic and sporting excellence among students with attractive scholarships
Nile University of Nigeria believes in the importance of rewarding excellence at all levels; to this effect, the university offers various scholarships to high performers in academics and sports. Nile University’s academic scholarships, which range from 10% to 100%, are based on students’ performances in the West African School Examination Council (WAEC) and Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) exams.
Knocks for President Buhari as underfunding, strikes continue in sector
In any part of the world, education is the primary enabling tool for individuals to rise above poverty and overcome the circumstances of their birth.
Admiralty University defies COVID-19, holds virtual exams, matric
At a time most universities are shut down and students are at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Admiralty University of Nigeria, Ogwashi-Uku-Ibusa, Delta State...
We’re yet to have any meaningful engagement with Federal Government over strike, says ASUU
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has disclosed that it was yet to have any meaningful engagement with the Federal Government since the union embarked on an indefinite strike.
Furore as FG resumes ‘school feeding’ programme
President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration claimed that at least 7.4 million pupils are benefitting from the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) with critics doubting the number being bandied around by the government.
Students decry incessant robberies at hostels amid COVID-19 lockdown
Since the closure of tertiary institutions in Nigeria due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, there have been incessant reports of burglary and theft on students’ hostels in some institutions.