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29 Apr 2015
IF the incoming administration of Mr. Muhammadu Buhari intends to radically improve the quality of education in Nigeria, and address the rot in the system, former executive secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), and Chairman of Council of University of West Africa, Prof Peter Okebukola, has advised that the current model of teacher education must…
29 Apr 2015
FOR the third consecutive year, Covenant University has come tops in the Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development (PRESSID). The university produced 11 first class graduates among the 102 successful candidates for the 2015/2016 academic session of the programme, as published by the National Universities Commission (NUC), and signed by the Chairman, PRESSID…
25 Apr 2015
Lagos, April 25, 2015 (NAN) No fewer than 25,400 candidates on Saturday sat for the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) organised by the National Examination Council (NECO) in Lagos.
23 Apr 2015
NOT pleased with the perennial poor showing of Nigerian students in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), which it organises and the attendant backlash from stakeholders in the society, the Nigerian Office of the West African Examination Council (WAEC), has initiated moves to curb the trend, which has become a recurring decimal.
23 Apr 2015
At atime when Nigeria is desperately in need of skilled human resources to resolve many protracted national problems on economic, science, technology and engineering fronts, Delta State government has awarded scholarships worth N500m to 100 graduates of the state extraction.
23 Apr 2015
The Vice Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria, Prof. Igbekele Ajibefun, has charged the institution’s newly elected students’ union leaders to maintain and sustain the five-year unbroken and peaceful academic calendar in the University.
22 Apr 2015
Indigenous educational outfit, Elite Atlantic Services Limited, a notable Nigerian international education and immigration consulting company has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The TaylorPartnership, a United Kingdom firm on strategic partnership on how Nigerians can secure hitch-free admissions into more than 180 reputable institutions of higher learning in the United Kingdom and beyond. Also offering the opportunity for permanent residency permits for students and individuals in business in European countries.
22 Apr 2015
All is now set for the take-off of the 2015 Zero2Hero Conference, which is slated to take place tomorrow at the main auditorium of the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
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22 Apr 2015
Professor of Education Management at the University of Ibadan, Joel Babalola, has urged education providers across the country to consider all the elements that make up a complete individual and incorporate their development into teaching and learning. .
22 Apr 2015
Professor of mathematics education and Dean of Students’ Affairs, University of Benin (UNIBEN), Benin, Edo State, Francis Osagiede, in this interview with MICHAEL EGBEJULE, spoke on the decay in the education sector, and other issues in the sector.
22 Apr 2015
The Borno State government recently said it has awarded a N3.6bn contract for the construction of five faculties and senate building at the proposed State University in Maiduguri.
22 Apr 2015
Inside Edge Consulting, an education consultancy outfit yesterday opened a new office in Lagos, as it bids to deliver international education advisory services, with a focus on United States, United Kingdom, France, Switzerland and Canadian colleges and higher institutions.

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A former Governor old Cross River State Donald Etiebet Friday night told Nigeria's transportation minister and a presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, that delegates from Akwa Ibom State will vote for him at the party's national convention where APC will nominate its presidential candidate. Etiebet, who spoke on behalf…
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An All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Rotimi Amaechi, has assured that he would run an all-inclusive government if he clinches his party’s ticket and wins in the general election. Amaechi, a former Minister of Transportation, in a statement on Friday, said if elected President, everyone would be a stakeholder and contribute to nation-building. He…
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