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NUC okays facilities at Niger varsity

  By Aideloje Ojo Minna Various accreditation teams from the National Universities Commission (NUC) who have been in IBB University for assessment and peer review of its academic programmes and learning facilities have expressed satisfaction with the level of world-class ...

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FG okays six new private varsities

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the establishment of six new private universities in some parts of the country. The universities are Admiralty Univerity in Ibusa, Delta state; Spiritan University in Nneochi, Abia ...

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FUT VC seeks media support for progress

By Aideloje Ojo Minna The newly sworn in Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna, Prof Abdullahi Bala, has solicited the cooperation and support of journalists in ensuring successful tenure. Prof Bala stated this at the weekend ...

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Oyo to spend N5.6bn on new schools

By Agboola Bayo Ibadan Oyo state government is to spend a total of N5.6 billion in the construction of new schools buildings across the state, in addition to ongoing model schools being constructed. State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, ...

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Our education policy outdated – Expert

  Information Communication Technology (ICT) expert, Oladayo Akinpelumi, has lamented how Nigeria’s education system has out lived its relevance since the 90s. He said to meet up with the time, ICT was the only leverage upon which teaching and learning ...

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UniAbuja students end Peace Institute training

  Post-graduate students of APUDI Institute for Peace Studies and Social Rehabilitation, University of Abuja, ended their leadership training aimed at equipping them with strategic planning in modern organisations and leadership skills. The training was also for effective organisational administration ...

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NANS ‘president’ arrested over alleged robbery

National Association of Nigerian students (NANS) ‘President’, Prewar Benjamin, a 400 level student of Niger Delta University, Amassoma, with seven undergraduate accomplices, has been arrested over alleged cultism, armed robbery and murder. According to reports, the police authorities gave the ...

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Common slangs on campuses

Prominent slangs on campuses show that Nigerian students can hardly do without using these campus lingoes. The use of slangs among Nigerian students on campuses is so popular that some of these slangs have become mainstream, paving way for what ...

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Teenager kills 2 pupils in Borno

By Sadiq Abubakar Maiduguri A teenager, suspected to be of unsound mind, has killed two pupils of Jafi Primary School, Kwaya Kusar town in Borno state. Police statement said the lunatic, bust into the school premises with cutlass made his ...

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Emefiele to deliver 47th UNN lecture

By Raphael Ede Enugu Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, is to deliver the 47th University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) convocation lecture scheduled for November 30. Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Benjamin Ozumba, who gave ...

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2 undergraduate researchers to develop UMAV

Kwara State University (KWASU), during the 8th edition research day activities for its undergraduates, featured two students working to develop unmanned military aerial vehicles to support the federal government, recently in Ilorin, Kwara state. BINTA SHAMA reports The duo, Onafowope ...

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NUC to train academics in journal publication

By Martin Paul Abuja National Universities Commission (NUC) said it had concluded arrangements to conduct a nationwide training for junior and middle-career lecturers on academic publishing. NUC’s Director of Research, Innovation and Information Technology in NUC, Dr Suleiman Ramon-Yusuf, who ...

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60m Nigerians illiterate – FG

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has expressed concern over the country’s high rate of illiteracy, saying some 60 million Nigerians, or 30 percent of the population, cannot read or write. Adamu said this yesterday at the opening of the 2017 ...

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Niger begins feeding of 800, 000 pupils

By Aideloje Ojo Minna The national home grown school feeding programmed has started in Niger state with over 800, 000 pupils lined up to benefit from the initiative. The state Director-General of the programme, Hon. Afiniki Dauda, stated this yesterday ...

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UBEC assesses pupils tomorrow

By Martin Paul Abuja In order to boost teaching and learning morale in basic education system, the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) would from tomorrow begin a three-day National Assessment of Learning Achievements in Basic Education (NALABE). Executive Secretary of ...

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