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22 Apr 2015
A GOOD night’s sleep may not be high on the agenda for students across but, according to new research, it could be key to successful learning.
22 Apr 2015
ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-TWO participants recently graduated from Lagos Business School’s varying executive education programmes following months of practical sessions and intensive study.
22 Apr 2015
THE Federal Government has entered into an agreement with the Japanese government, under its Grand Aid Assistance to the African continent, through the Japanese International Cooperation System (JICA), for the construction of 30 primary schools comprising 225 classroom blocks in Oyo State.
22 Apr 2015
As part of efforts towards revamping the ailing education sector, Holmes Viu Properties Ltd, in partnership with Isolo council area, has concluded plans to stage an inter-school competition for secondary and primary schools in Oshodi and Isolo axis.
16 Apr 2015
Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Professor Olusola Oyewole, says regular colloquiums in academic environments were capable of inculcating the core values of excellence, integrity, global relevance, innovation, service to humanity and providing a veritable avenue for students to attain greatness in life.
16 Apr 2015
Ahead of the inauguration of the incoming administration of Mr. Mohammadu Buhari, vice chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Rahamon Adisa Bello, is appealing that higher education be given its deserved priority through adequate funding.
16 Apr 2015
Director General of the Nigerian Institute of Science Laboratory Technology (NISLT), Dr. Ighodalo Folorunso Ijagbone, says a lot of grounds can be covered if key players in the science and technology industry take cognizance of the importance of equipment maintenance in laboratories and workshops. To this end, he is encouraging collaboration among stakeholders in addressing…
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16 Apr 2015
Not only has Nigeria and sub-Saharan African countries failed to achieve the 2015 “Education for All” (EFA) goals, indeed they are very far from achieving them, so says the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, a specialised agency of the United Nations.
President-Goodluck-Jonathan
16 Apr 2015
THE appointment of Prof. Monday Tommy Joshua, as the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Examinations Council (NECO), by President Goodluck Jonathan, was expected to lay to rest, the leadership crisis that threatened the peace at the examination body in February.
9 Apr 2015
DR. Evelyn S. Kandakai of Liberia has been elected 18th Chairman of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC). This was at the 63rd yearly meeting of the sub-regional organisation, where the Minister of Education of Liberia, Mrs. Etmonia David Tarpeh, commended the Nigerian government for hosting the meeting on behalf of her country, as a result of the Ebola crisis rocking the country.
9 Apr 2015
THE Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON), Lagos chapter, is advocating a collaboration of stakeholders in ensuring a safe, supportive and secured environment in order for youths to thrive in the country.
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9 Apr 2015
Education Minister, Mr. Ibrahim Shekarau, and at least four local and international organisations are in receipt of a petition by Abuja-based Ms. Natasha Hadiza Akpoti, who is alleging wrongful expulsion, defamation, and acts of negligent conduct against her children by International Community School (ICS) Abuja.

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