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21 Jan 2015
ABIA State Health Commissioner, Dr Okechukwu Ogah has indicated that the state’s health profile is better/ higher than that of the national going by the 2013 Smart Survey, the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey of 2011 and Data from the National Primary Health Care Development Agency of 2014.    The Commissioner stated this while reacting to…
TENEBE
21 Jan 2015
Without doubt, Open and Distance Education plays an essential role in personal, community, and national development. The increasing growth in Nigeria’s population, the accelerating demand for education at all levels and the challenge associated with accessibility, call for a more viable and robust means of educating Nigerian citizens, which Open and Distance Learning (ODL) institutes…
21 Jan 2015
TO facilitate a more enabling environment and a more effective market that would provide increased quality of education for private schools, Developing Effective Private Education Nigeria (DEEPEN), a programme funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), has identified the need for improved media coverage of education programmes.   This became imperative following a…
21 Jan 2015
IN recognition of their academic prowess for excellence both local and international, the Lord’s Chosen International Secondary School, based in Mgbidi in Oru West, Imo State, has been given outstanding private schools merit award.      Disclosing this before the mammoth crowd that converged at the Chosen International Secondary School, Mgbidi, for this year’s Mgbidi…
21 Jan 2015
PARENTS in Ogun State yesterday appealed to striking teachers in the State to resume work in the interest of the students.   Teachers in all public schools began an indefinite strike over an alleged refusal of the government to pay them their leave bonus and also effect the promotion of those due for promotion.  …
21 Jan 2015
FROM the President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Tijani Usman Shehu, has come an appeal that the government should increase the allocation to education in the 2015 budget, saying the current vote falls short of UNESCO recommendation and what is obtainable in other African countries.   Shehu who expressed with dismay…
Ugoji
21 Jan 2015
Says school’s workshops in comatose A RECENT visit at Federal Science and Technical College (FSTC) Yaba, Lagos, revealed that the school is undergoing slight infrastructural and human transformation.   If only government and corporate bodies would liaise with the college, the new Director/Principal, Chris Ugoji, said the culture and excellence, which unity schools are known…
21 Jan 2015
THE importance of research and technical skill acquisition among Muslim schools was recently stressed, as Taqwa Group of Schools lifted Nigeria’s image at the just-concluded international World Robot Olympiads, (WRO), competition held in Sochi, Russia.    The school represented Nigeria at the world stage after clinching the first position at the National Robotic Olympiads in…
Elegido22-01-15
21 Jan 2015
THE Pan-Atlantic University, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos has admitted no fewer than 86 students into its undergraduate programmes for the 2014/2015 academic session.   Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Juan Manuel Elegido said the first ever matriculation of undergraduate programmes will mark a significant step in the university’s journey towards becoming a full-service institution of higher…
21 Jan 2015
COMMITTED to promoting academic excellence among tertiary institution students in Nigeria, leading telecommunications giant, Etisalat recently rewarded some outstanding students of Nigerian higher institutions for their brave academic performances, through its education empowerment scheme, Etisalat Merit Awards that held at the Oriental Hotel Lagos.      Speaking at the event, the CEO Etisalat Nigeria, Mr.…
Jonathan-v-Buhari
20 Jan 2015
FEW weeks before the general elections, the virtual social media space has been saturated by canvassers and cyber-warlords who have taken over the unregulated mass communication platform to run a vigorous, no-holds barred campaign either for change, as represented by General Muhammadu Buhari’s All Progressives Congress (APC) or continuity as proclaimed by the ruling Peoples…
NigerianYouth
20 Jan 2015
HOW many times have you heard a youth say ‘politics is dirty’ or ‘change in Nigeria is some difficult Herculean task that will take years to accomplish’ or ‘politics should be left to the politicians’. I occasionally hear these statements and get angry almost to a point of frustration with the people who say them. …

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