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14 Jan 2015
Since the Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, presented the 2015 budget estimates of about N4.358trillion to the National Assembly out of which N492, 034billion was proposed for education, some observers have contended that the vote still fell short of UNESCO’s 26 per cent recommendation and was not likely to effect change in…
14 Jan 2015
*Govt begins sales of forms  THE Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has called on Lagos State Government to reverse the N10,000 placement test fee for pupils seeking admission into the state’s Model Colleges/Upgraded Junior Secondary Schools (JSSI) for the 2015/2016 academic session.    A statement made available to The Guardian and signed by the National Coordinator,…
14 Jan 2015
THE Lagos Business School has officially adopted GMAT as the only form of written assessment pre-qualifying applicants for its full-time MBA programme. This development, driven by the school’s efforts to boost the local and international competitiveness of its students, is a departure from the earlier model giving candidates the option to either write GMAT or…
14 Jan 2015
FORMER Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has challenged the students of St. Patrick’s Secondary School, Obollo Eke in Enugu State to strive to achieve greatness in their lives by taking their education seriously.   Obi while presenting a cheque of N2m to the school said it was his little contribution to them for…
14 Jan 2015
STUDENTS from Oil Producing Areas of Ondo State recently held a peaceful protest in Akure, the state capital, over non-payment of their bursary.  President of National Association of Ilaje students and a 300 level student of the University of Lagos, Comrade Victor Adeya, in a statement made available to The Guardian, explained that on December 16,…
14 Jan 2015
THE Centre for International, Advanced and Professional Studies (CIAPS), Lagos has announced a scholarship scheme for current and aspiring Commonwealth school leaders wishing to obtain a postgraduate qualification in school management in 2015.     A statement by the Registrar of the Centre, Annette LeSage, said “there are a total of 20 scholarships available, worth of…
14 Jan 2015
THE National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), will at its 4th Convocation Ceremony, scheduled for Saturday January 17, 2015, at the Main Exhibition Hall 1&2 of the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, present about 7,000 students, who have successfully completed their various programmes, for the conferment of Certificates, Diplomas, Bachelors Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters and Honorary…
14 Jan 2015
IT was a celebration of God’s faithfulness and tremendous academic achievements at the 20th anniversary of Jextoban Secondary School, held recently at the permanent site of the school on Kilometer 36, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ibafo, Ogun State.    It was, indeed, a glorious ceremony as the school choir entertainingly engaged students, parents, teachers and guests in…


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