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6 Sep 2018
Your university days may be some of the most transformative and memorable moments in your young adult life. Those days may ultimately lay the framework for your future and many important life choices and habits you will continue to follow, especially when pertaining to your health. So many of the health habits from that time,…
26 Jul 2018
Siemens Nigeria has reiterated its commitment to promote and encourage creativity and innovation in tertiary institutions across the country. Speaking at the grand finale of the Prof Ayodele Awojobi Design Competition held at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), vice president, Power & Gas, Siemens Nigeria, Nasir Giwa, said our undergraduates have lofty ideas and great…
21 Jun 2018
Against the backdrop of poor funding by their owners, federal universities have always devised ingenious means to remain afloat. In this piece, Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL examines the recent decision by the federal government to resist any attempt by such universities to charge school fees for courses offered by students in order to augment…
16 May 2018
At last, the Maritime University in Okerenkoko, Delta State has begun its academic activities. The chairman of the university’s Governing Council, and former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva disclosed this yesterday. Sylva, who paid a courtesy visit to the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, said the activities began with 300 students. He commended the…
16 Jun 2017
Going to university slashes the risk of heart disease, particularly among women, new research shows. Statistics show people with the worst education are much more likely to develop the cardiovascular condition.
5 Jun 2016
Speaking at the lecture, Dr. Ajigbade Ikuejube from the Department of History, identified ethnic conflicts, as one of the factors hindering development in African countries.
2 Jun 2016
If Nigeria had any problems as a nation, the solutions, in range and depth, available to her, should automatically make nonsense of such problems.
19 May 2016
Collaboration between Nigeria and Germany is underway for the construction of off-grid solar power plants for the University of Ibadan and the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
7 May 2016
The University of Uyo Teaching Hospital (UUTH) said on Saturday that lack of funds had made it difficult to recruit 141 staff members approved by the Federal Government.
8 Apr 2016
The students of University of Lagos, (UNILAG) have been asked to vacate their hostels at Akoka, Yaba Campus with immediate effect. The institution revealed that some students had protested over the incessant Power Outage and Poor Power Supply in school and had moved to meet with the management on Thursday, April 7, with a view…
4 Apr 2015
Kenyan police have arrested five men in connection with the university massacre of 148 people by Somalia's Shebab Islamists, the interior ministry said Saturday, including suspected masterminds of the attack.
2 Apr 2015
Gunmen were on Thursday holding an "unknown number of student hostages" at a university in northern Kenya after storming the campus at dawn, the Kenya Red Cross said in a statement.

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