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5 AAUA students to represent Nigeria at World University Games in China

Five students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA), Ondo State, have qualified to represent Nigeria at the upcoming World University Games slated to hold from July 27 to August 8, 2023, in Chengdu, China. The qualified students competed at the seven-day Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA) trials competition held at the University of Benin (UNIBEN), […]

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NUC decries poor funding of tertiary education in Nigeria

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, Abubakar Rasheed, has called on the Federal government to adequately fund tertiary education in Nigeria. This he made known during his lecture titled; “Funding of tertiary education in Nigeria: Issues, trend and opportunities”. Rasheed made the demand at the 2023 National Reunion Conference of Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates

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NANS laments deplorable standard of education in Nigeria

The National Association of Nigerian Students, (NANS) has lamented the deplorable standard of education in the country. This is coming as the association is warms up for the conduct of its national election on a yet-to-be-announced date. One of the aspirants and a student of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Olumide Ajao admitted

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Herdsmen close over 30 primary, 10 secondary schools in Benue state

The Benue state Commissioner for Education, Tarnongo Saawuan, has disclosed that herdsmen have closed over 30 primary and 10 secondary schools in the state.The commissioner attributed the closure to incessant attacks on Benue communities. Tarnongo stated this in a chat with newsmen in his office in Makurdi. He lamented that as a result of the

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Delta state teacher allegedly impregnates JSS2 student

A secondary school teacher, identified as Christian Oruanayeri, has allegedly impregnated a JSS2 pupil (name withheld) of Otovwodo Grammar School, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta. Parents of the girl were said to have raised the alarm by reporting the case to the principal of the school, one Mr Felix Onovughe. The alarm so

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LASU urges joint effort in mitigating global climate change

The Lagos State University , Ojo, has called for a joint effort in mitigating global climate change.This call was made during a seminar organised by the Centre for Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development. The seminar titled, ‘Lagos climate crisis perspective and activities of the leaders and the led,’ explained that global climate change was not

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NUC grants Miva Open University licence to operate

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted an operating licence to Miva Open University, a subsidiary of the uLesson Group to run an open university. On Monday, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this information following an extraordinary Federal Executive Council meeting held on Monday. This recent development brings the total number of universities

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Police arrest proprietor of private school in Ogun State for posting WAEC question online

Less than one week after the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) read the riot act to rogue website operators, a member of the fraudster was nabbed on Thursday during the ongoing May/June 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for posting question online. The suspect, who was arrested in Abeokuta is also a proprietor

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Africa Education Medal 2023: Meet the top 10 finalists

Education is critical to Africa’s future. It empowers whole communities and helps reduce poverty and inequality. It also produces the scientists and leaders of today and tomorrow who will tackle Africa’s greatest challenges.  Despite the gains made in recent decades, the Covid-19 pandemic disrupted global education in unprecedented ways. To protect and build on these

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Online university among 37 new institutions licensed in Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council has approved the licensing of 37 new universities in Nigeria, including an online university, Edugist has found. In response to concerns over the proliferation of universities in Nigeria, the Federal Executive Council, under the leadership of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, granted approval for the licensing of 37 new universities across the

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Tough times as direct entry candidates keep vigil at JAMB Lagos office

Many applicants in the ongoing registration for this year’s Direct Entry (DE) into universities and polytechnics in Nigeria are facing tough times registering with the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The situation is so bad at the Lagos office of the examination body as some of the applicants are sleeping at the board’s headquarters

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Buhari Reappoints Ngige as Chairman Council of Legal Education

Aside from the 36 state Attorneys-General, the newly reconstituted council, which will be inaugurated at Abuja today, also has 17 Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) nominees as members. The members include NBA President, Mr. Yakubu Maikyau SAN; leading Evidence Law author, Mr. Sebastine Hon SAN; Mr. Paul Harris Adakole Ogbole SAN, and Mrs. Olufunmilayo Roberts. Ngige

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