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  • How Many Colleges Should You Apply To?
    How Many Colleges Should You Apply To?

    If you are nearing that time of year when applications have to be dashed off to various colleges, this question is probably occupying your thoughts at this very moment. Unless you have stellar grades, test scores and excellent extracurricular, it’s probably best to make at least a couple of applications to a bunch of different […]

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  • Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg Finally gets his Harvard Degree
    Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg Finally gets his Harvard Degree

    Thirteen years after dropping out of Harvard University to work on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday finally got his degree — well, sort of. Zuckerberg returned to the university where he launched what would become the world’s biggest social network, and basked in the spotlight by receiving an honorary doctor of laws degree and addressing […]

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  • NDDC Scholars Stranded Abroad, Writes Commission Managing Director
    NDDC Scholars Stranded Abroad, Writes Commission Managing Director

    No point going into stories, I would just publish that letter that further demonstrate the pitiable state of things in the country. The letter below and pictures of their protest: On behalf of the 2016 NDDC Scholars, we write to express our displeasure, disappointment and pathetic predicament at the hands of the Niger Delta Development […]

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  • Education Will Play a Vital Role in Resuscitating the Nigerian Economy, Lesson from The Platform
    Education Will Play a Vital Role in Resuscitating the Nigerian Economy, Lesson from The Platform

    Today the discussion at the Platform was on the theme: “The Nigerian Economy”. The organisers of the Platform, the Covenant Christian Centre deserves huge commendation first, for conceiving and sustaining its event and the consistency. The Platform has over the years being methodical in her themes, eclectic in selecting speakers and enamouring in their presentation […]

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  • NUC Accredits Six Courses for Landmark University, VC Lauds Oyedepo
    NUC Accredits Six Courses for Landmark University, VC Lauds Oyedepo

    It is good news for the Landmark University Omu-Aran, Kwara state as the National Universities Commission (NUC), has restored full accreditation status to the six undergraduate courses presented to the team from the commission during the November/ December 2016 exercise. The institution’s Head of Media, Mr. Ajakaiye Olarenwaju in a statement made available to The […]

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  • This Two Corona Students Raised N1.7m for School Toilet
    This Two Corona Students Raised N1.7m for School Toilet

    IT was a joyous timeat Adie-Owe Community High School, Agbara, Ogun State, as a facility comprising six toilets was constructed and donated by Samantha Chiazor and Aisha Mohammed, senior secondary school students of Corona Secondary School, Agbara. The project which cost N1.7 million was an initiative of Chiazor and supported by Mohammed. The project was […]

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  • 200 Covenant University Students Suspended for not Attending Church
    200 Covenant University Students Suspended for not Attending Church

    Covenant University has suspended 200 students for missing an Easter programme. The suspension has led to tension in the university as students are missing exams because they missed church – Although no protests have begun, some students are gearing up to protest. We gathered that Covenant University has suspended over 200 students for missing it’s […]

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  • Nigerian Teachers Without TRCN to Leave Teaching in 2017
    Nigerian Teachers Without TRCN to Leave Teaching in 2017

    Prof. Olusegun Ajiboye, the Registrar/ Chief Executive Officer, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria has warned that the Federal Government would not pardon teachers who do not possess the professional certificate of the Teachers’ Registration Council. According to Ajiboye, the decision is part of the three-year Ministerial Strategic Plan by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu […]

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  • Bayelsa to Institutionalise New Education Laws to Meet Global Challenges’
    Bayelsa to Institutionalise New Education Laws to Meet Global Challenges’

    Bayelsa State government has announced plans to institutionalise educational laws aimed at building a crop of highly skilled and educated youths to meet global challenges. Governor Seriake Dickson, who disclosed this during a live radio and television interview programme in the state capital, Yenagoa, solicited the support of the people in his administration’s bid to […]

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  • Ade-Ojo, Founder of Elizade Varsity Urges Schools to Groom Students with Inquiry Mind
    Ade-Ojo, Founder of Elizade Varsity Urges Schools to Groom Students with Inquiry Mind

    Founder, Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State, Chief Michael Ade-Ojo, has urged institutions of higher learning to breed students who have the mind of wanting to know more. Speaking during the formal unveiling of the institution’s new logo in Lagos, Ade-Ojo said, students with inquiry minds are curious, probing and inquisitive in seeking facts and this […]

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  • Tears as Queen’s College Orphan Pupil is Buried .
    Tears as Queen’s College Orphan Pupil is Buried .

    Tears flowed at the Atan Cemetery, Yaba, Lagos State, on Thursday, as one of the victims of the Queen’s College diarrhoea outbreak, Praise Sodipo, was buried. Representatives of the school’s management, colleagues, family and friends of the victim paid their last respect to the 14-year-old, who died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, […]

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  • 250 Children in IDP Camp Write WAEC exams, Prepare for JAMB
    250 Children in IDP Camp Write WAEC exams, Prepare for JAMB

    Following the directive by the Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima, two hundred and fifty internally displaced persons have began writing this year’s West African Examination Council, WAEC, in preparation for entry into Universities and other tertiary schools. It was the first time IDPs are writing the WAEC since they were forced out of their homes […]

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  • NANS Gives UNILAG 24-hour Ultimatum to Release Reprimanded Students
    NANS Gives UNILAG 24-hour Ultimatum to Release Reprimanded Students

    The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called for the immediate release of 13 students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) being held in Kirikiri Maximum Prison, Lagos. NANS’ President, Mr Chinonso Obasi, said the union would protest at Kirikiri Prison if the 13 students were not freed within 24 hours. A Special Offences […]

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