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NGO advises Gombe on free education for girls

By Jedidah Silas Kiman Gombe Association of Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs) has called on Gombe state government to intensify effort on girl-child education in other to promote the development of women entrepreneurship in the state. Chairman of the association, Comrade Yusuf ...

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AUN shares peace model with US Congress

By Martin Paul Abuja The American University of Nigeria president and members of the Adamawa Peace Initiative (API) met with members of the U.S. Congress and government officials to discuss the precarious situation in Nigeria’s northeast. A statement by the ...

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WAEC begins e-marking November

By Martin Paul Abuja The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), said it has concluded arrangements to begin the marking of theory scripts electronically with the 2016 November/December  private candidate West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). WAEC’s Head of National ...

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Okebukola professes ‘remedy’ to unemployment

By Our Correspondent Former Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Peter Okebukola, has suggested that sharing interdisciplinary knowledge and experiences, and enunciation of pragmatic and policy impacting solutions, could be the way out graduate unemployment in the country. Speaking ...

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FG collaborates with int’l agencies on SDGs

By Martin Paul Abuja The federal government said yesterday that she is collaborating with international organisations to ensure attainment of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG IV) target, as related to education, by 2030. Senior Special Adviser to the President on SDGs, ...

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UK, Nigeria hold discussions on education Oct 4

By Martin Paul Abuja British Department for International Trade will discuss the current state of education in Nigeria and work toward forging a mutually beneficial relationship with UK universities, an official of British High Commission has said. Communication Manager, British ...

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749,000 apply for FG’s teaching jobs

Stories by Martin Paul Abuja The federal government social investment programme aimed at recruiting 500,000 graduate teacher and 100,000 trainees has received 749,000 applications as at the close of the online portal on 31st of August. The Special Assistant to ...

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Recession: Parents groan as schools reopen

By Martin Paul Abuja As a new schooling regime commences Monday throughout the country with the re-opening of first session for primary and secondary schools, parents are already groaning over the present economic recession. Academic calendar of the country has ...

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Welcoming 2016 intakes to AUN

At a solemn but colourful ceremony, new students for the Fall 2016 Semester of the American University of Nigeria, Yola, Adamawa state,  pledged to be of good conduct in pursuit of their education.   ABDULRAHMAN A. ABDULRAUF reports.  “Today, I vow ...

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Don’t breach procurement Act, CEOs warned

By Martin Paul Abuja The federal government has threatened to sanction newly appointed chief executive officers of education agencies and heads of tertiary institutions if they fail to adhere to the procurement Acts. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Dr. ...

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NASU hails Oloyede’s appointment at JAMB

By Martin Paul Abuja The Registrar/Chief Executive of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, would repeat the wonders he performed at the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), where he was vice-chancellor, the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and ...

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