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  • How Kano State Expends 2.6billion on Education in Two Months
    How Kano State Expends 2.6billion on Education in Two Months

    The Kano State commissioner for Information, Culture, Youth and Sports, Alhaji Mohammed Garba has said that within the last two months, the Kano State government has expended the sum of N2.6 billion to boost education in the state. He made this known to reporters in Abuja this past weekend just as he maintained that the […]

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  • For the Record: President Buhari 2016 Budget Presentation Speech
    For the Record: President Buhari 2016 Budget Presentation Speech

    This is the complete unedited speech of President Buhari during the presentation of the 2016 budget to the National Assembly. For us here at Edugist, we’re very excited because this is the first time in our history, the Education sector have been so prioritized in the National budget. Though the implementation is another matter entirely, […]

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  • The Impact of the Right Education
    The Impact of the Right Education

    Education must aim at creating honest truthful individuals out of every student. Only the right type of education can bring about unity and prosperity among all. So it is the duty of every school to provide an education that will help the next generation to show the responsibility of every sort, an education that will […]

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  • Scoring the Impact of the MDGs on Education
    Scoring the Impact of the MDGs on Education

    As preparation reach top gear for transition from Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to Sustainable Development Goals, many questions comes to mind; has the MDGs goals being achieved? if yes, to what extent? was it ever a serious deal or one of the jamborees by world leaders? For us in this blog, our concentration is Education […]

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  • Opinion: New Direction for Education in Nigeria
    Opinion: New Direction for Education in Nigeria

    This is an articulate viewpoint written by Ms Osuji from Abuja, and first published in Punch. We thought to share it with you, our esteem readers. No alteration whatsoever from the original article. In April 2000, education stakeholders from across the world gathered at the World Education Forum in Dakar, Senegal and adopted the Dakar […]

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  • Osinbajo Decries State of Legal Education
    Osinbajo Decries State of Legal Education

    The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday urged legal professionals to reform and renovate the law profession in the country to meet international standards. Osinbajo made the call at the inauguration ceremony of the Ultra Modern Sir Adetokunbo Ademola Dinning Hall of the Law School, Lagos. The hall was remodeled and refurbished by the […]

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  • Don Seeks Improvement in Science Education
    Don Seeks Improvement in Science Education

    A university teacher, Oluwole Familoni, has urged the Federal Ministry of Education and other relevant agencies to implement relevant policies aimed at stimulating interest in the study of science courses. Familoni, a professor of Chemistry at the University of Lagos, made the appeal at a conference to announce a forthcoming training for private school science […]

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  • 2 lucky students get Scholarships as Omotola visits Govt School Lugbe
    2 lucky students get Scholarships as Omotola visits Govt School Lugbe

    The third day of “Omosexy@20” world tour Abuja, saw Omotola visiting Government Senior Secondary School Lugbe. The 2013 Time 100 most Influential Icon, took with her; personalied hand sanitizers and #igatvalue Notepads which she encouraged the students to record their dreams and visions with. Omotola supported by another Speaker, Mr Kayode Ajayi-Smith from Leap Africa, […]

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  • Abandoning Education Because of Election: Ogun State ASUSS Case
    Abandoning Education Because of Election: Ogun State ASUSS Case

    A good friend who I’d met in Abekouta, Ogun state capital sent me the mail I’ll share below of how paramount issues like education have been totally abandon because all effort and resources is channeled to retain power by the governor Amosun-led administration. Sadly enough the situation is the same in all the states and […]

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  • The Final Massacre on Education
    The Final Massacre on Education

    “My alma mater was books, a good library…. I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.”- Malcolm X Nigeria is an inverted country. Across spheres and facets in the country resonates a pong that baffles every rational mind into asking how we got here; how we as a people got […]

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  • Lucky Americans: Obama Propose Two Years of Free Community College
    Lucky Americans: Obama Propose Two Years of Free Community College

    President Obama is going big with his higher education announcement in Tennessee on Friday. He wants to make the first two years of community college as free as high school. “To make sure that community college is accessible for everybody,” Obama said in a video message on-board Air Force One released Yesterday, “put simply, what […]

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  • Photos: From the Walk to Revive the Reading Culture
    Photos: From the Walk to Revive the Reading Culture

    Yesterday Ignite organize a Walk to Revive the Reading Culture in Nigeria. In attendance were students, celebrities and lovers of education. As the #1 website for everything education, I was there and thus bring you exclusive photos of the event.   , Related posts: Hunger for education creates future geniuses – Michelle Obama Lucky Americans: […]

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  • UNILAG seeks review of varsity funding, honours Sofoluwe
    UNILAG seeks review of varsity funding, honours Sofoluwe

    The University of Lagos has called for a review of the funding pattern in the nation’s universities. Its Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Rahamon Bello, canvassed the change on Monday in Lagos at a memorial lecture to honour of a former VC of the institution, Prof. Adetokunbo Sofoluwe. Sofoluwe, the 10th VC of the university, died on May […]

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  • Danjuma, Akinkugbe boost law education in Africa
    Danjuma, Akinkugbe boost law education in Africa

    Two eminent Nigerians, Gen. Theophlius Danjuma (retd) and Chief Olu Akinkugbe, have promised to strengthen law education in Africa, CHARLES ABAH reports A former Minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd), and Chief Olu Akinkugbe, do not belong to the same profession. Danjuma is a retired general and Chief of Army Staff, while Akinkugbe is […]

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  • Hunger for education creates future geniuses – Michelle Obama
    Hunger for education creates future geniuses – Michelle Obama

    A hunger for education should continue beyond graduation and should be used to guide and inspire “the next generation of geniuses,” the United States First Lady, Michelle Obama, has said. She stated this on Saturday at the Dillard University, New Orleans, where Nigerians emerged as the first four graduating students. The First Lady described the […]

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  • Teaching Shouldn’t Be Left for the Washouts
    Teaching Shouldn’t Be Left for the Washouts

    As committee meetings draw close to conclusion, the committee on science and technology in a bid a make relevant recommendations invited the permanent secretary of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology Mrs. Winifred, E. Oyo-Ita FCA, to get detailed information from her relating to the development of science and technology in the country. Mrs. […]

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  • The Problem with 21st-Century Education
    The Problem with 21st-Century Education

    Ever since 2000, educators and education reform folks have been quick to refer to “21st-century education.” For over a decade, this term has been used to describe the changing landscape for educators. What it has become is another one of the many catchphrases (e.g. “differentiation,” “rigor,” “personalized learning”) thrown around by educators, reformers and anyone, […]

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  • UK party seeks local oversight of schools
    UK party seeks local oversight of schools

    The Labour Party would put schools in local hands. The party’s education policy would ensure local oversight of free schools and academies to drive up standards. Nothing is more important for young people than enhancing their life chances, liberating their potential and encouraging their contribution to a globally competitive and modern economy. Yet, instead of […]

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