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  • 12,000 Students to Participate in Lagos Entrepreneurial Programme
    12,000 Students to Participate in Lagos Entrepreneurial Programme

    About twelve thousand students drawn from six higher institutions in Lagos state are expected to participate in this year’s entrepreneurial and skill acquisition programme being packaged by the state government. The programme tagged, “Ready Set Work Programme,”is designed to prepare final year students of tertiary institutions in the state for life after school. The partita […]

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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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  • Army University to Take Off in September – COAS
    Army University to Take Off in September – COAS

    The Nigerian Army University Biu in Borno will take off next September, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Tukur Buratai, has said. Mr. Buratai, a lieutenant general, made the disclosure shortly after receiving the Certificate of Occupancy and the surveyed site master plan for the university site from Gov. Kashim Shettima in Maiduguri on Monday. […]

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  • NUC Accredits 25 Programmes for Bayero University in 2016
    NUC Accredits 25 Programmes for Bayero University in 2016

    The National Universities Commission (NUC) has accredited no fewer than 25 programmes for Bayero University, Kano (BUK) in 2016. This is contained in a statement signed by the Director, Public Affairs of the University Mr Ahmad Shehu and made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Saturday. According to the statement, the […]

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  • PMI Grant Covenant University License to Run her Courses in Nigeria
    PMI Grant Covenant University License to Run her Courses in Nigeria

    Covenant University and an international capacity development and consulting firm, Canada Executive Management and Professional Centre (CEMP), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a partnership that will see the University running Professional Management Courses and its students enjoying research grants from international agencies. Speaking at the MoU signing ceremony on Thursday, February 2, […]

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  • Breaking News: LAUTECH Resumes After 8 Months Strike!
    Breaking News: LAUTECH Resumes After 8 Months Strike!

    News reaching us from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) has confirmed the long and controversial strike embarked by the institution which lasted for 8 months has been called to an end. Students have been asked to resume on the 27th of January, 2017 in preparation for the Harmattan Semester Exam which begins on 13th […]

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  • University of Illorin to Host Hult Prize 2017 Local Edition
    University of Illorin to Host Hult Prize 2017 Local Edition

    Hult Prize has recently selected University of Ilorin to host a local edition of the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for the creation of new social businesses. The annual Hult Prize awards one million dollars in start-up funding to the team of students that develops the most radical and breakthrough idea to solve […]

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  • What Does JAMB Really Want to do this Year
    What Does JAMB Really Want to do this Year

    Just this year alone, JAMB has turned out poor policies or less though-out policies, to say the least. The big question is what does JAMB really want to do with the life of the teeming prospective students that is looking to her for admissions into Nigeria’s tertiary institutions for the 2016/2017 academic session? Earlier this […]

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  • Sexual Harassment Audio Tape Forces Top Unilorin Lecturer Out Of Job
    Sexual Harassment Audio Tape Forces Top Unilorin Lecturer Out Of Job

    An audio clip of a University of Ilorin lecturer sexually harassing one of his students has led to his resignation. Allegedly caught in the act, which leaked on social media last week, was Dr. Mohamed Sani Idiagbon, the Head of the Department of English. His victim, identified only as “Faith” by the Students’ Union President, […]

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  • We Followed Harvard 365th Commencement Today: See the Numbers
    We Followed Harvard 365th Commencement Today: See the Numbers

    Today the University awarded a total of 7,727 degrees and 11 certificates. A breakdown of degrees and programs is listed below. Harvard College granted a total of 1,661 degrees. Degrees from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) were awarded by Harvard College and the Graduate School of Arts and […]

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  • BUK gets New Vice Chancellor
    BUK gets New Vice Chancellor

    Prof. Mohammed Yahuza Bello Tuesday emerged the new Vice Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano (BUK), defeating 10 other contestants in a keenly but peacefully conducted election. Prof. Bello who was the former Director, Project Monitoring and Evaluation of the University polled 834 out of 1187 votes cast during the exercise. Other candidates who contested along-side […]

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  • Redeemer University Student Murders His Father In Ogun State
    Redeemer University Student Murders His Father In Ogun State

    A 21-year old Tolani Ajayi, has reportedly killed his father, chopped the body into pieces, before dumping the remains in a bush near their home in Ogun State. And according to PREMIUM TIMES, the incident occurred on Tuesday after an argument between Tolani and his father, Charles Ajayi, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN. The […]

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  • PRESIDENTIAL SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT (PRESSID): CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
    PRESIDENTIAL SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT (PRESSID): CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

    The application process for the 2nd Edition of the Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development (PRESSID) has commenced. The Award is open to 2010/2011 and 2011/2012 First Class Graduates who aim to pursue postgraduate degrees in any of the following disciplines: Sciences: Nuclear Physics, Operations Research, Industrial Chemistry and Quantitative Genetics. Basic Medical […]

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  • CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ISSC/WZB SPONSORED ‘GLOBAL FELLOWSHIP’

    The International Social Science Council (ISSC) in collaboration with the Social Science Research Center, Berlin (WZB) is calling for applications for its ‘Global Fellowship’. Talented early career social scientists residing and working in a developing country are encouraged to apply to conduct research for up to six months at the Social Science Research Center, Berlin. […]

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