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President Tinubu’s pronouncement leads to dissolution of governing boards in Nigerian education sector

On Monday, the President of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu, issued a statement announcing the dissolution of the governing boards of all federal universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education. Additionally, the governing board of all parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Education (FME) was also dissolved. The decision to dissolve the boards of all federal government parastatals, […]

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#BorntoLearn Report: The African Child’s future hangs on addressing foundational learning crisis

Children are the best hope for the future in every society. For this reason, special attention is given to their education and development. Alluding to this cause in Africa, the African Union (then known as the Organisation of African Unity) initiated the International Day of the African Child, observed every June 16th to raise awareness

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Centre plans N20m research grants for 150 student

A microfinance institution, Grooming Centre, has said it will give N20m research grants to 100 undergraduates and 50 postgraduate final-year students in any of the public and private universities in the country. A statement by the firm stated that the money would be given to students who are presently carrying out their research studies in

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Nigerian Entrepreneur sells off students networking app, GoCampus, to Indian tech guru

Muili Seun, a young Nigerian entrepreneur and philanthropist, has decided to sell off his innovative campus networking platform, GoCampus. The thriving campus networking platform, which successfully connects College students on campuses, had garnered over 370,000 users across three countries in just four months. Seun negotiated the sale with an Indian tech guru, Vickram Sybri, marking

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How teachers can teach cultural preservation

Teaching cultural preservation is an important aspect of education, as it helps students develop an appreciation for their own culture and the diversity of cultures around the world. Teachers can help students to achieve a lot when they take their time to imbibe local cultural and environmentally accepted attitudes in their students. What then can

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Nigerian Aisha Ali-Gombe appointed director of cybersecurity clinic at US university

Louisiana State University has appointed Aisha Ali-Gombe, a Nigerian associate professor, as the director of their newly established Cybersecurity Clinic. This appointment comes after the university received a $1.5 million grant from the United States National Security Agency. The grant aims to establish a pilot Cybersecurity Clinic that will safeguard small businesses targeted by cyberattacks.

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FUTMinna graduates donate healthcare items to local community

A group of graduates from the Federal University of Technology, Minna has made a valuable contribution by donating various healthcare items worth $500 to the Jatapi Community of Gidan Kwano Village, located opposite the University’s Main Campus. According to a report, the team received a grant of approximately N300,000 from LEAP Africa, a non-profit NGO

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European Commission grants €7.8m to UNIOSUN

The European Commission has granted €7.8 million to Osun State University (UNIOSUN). This was announced by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Odunayo C. Adebooye. According to Tribune Online, the grant was awarded under the Erasmus Lump-Sum Non-EU-Africa programme to support a research project. The vice-chancellor shared this information during a media interaction in Osogbo, where he also

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Student loan bill will boost quality education — Firm

Tertiary education financing digital platform, PressPayNg, has said the legislation and signing of the Student Loan Bill will help young Nigerians access funding for higher education with less stress. A statement by the firm said that the development would also bridge the funding gap experienced by young Nigerians who desired higher education, saying the Act

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High rate of students’ abduction, increasing cost of education worry NANS

National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has expressed deep worry over the high rate of kidnapping in Nigeria schools, lamenting that no fewer than 1000 students have been abducted in schools between 2020 and 2022 alone. NANS National Treasurer, Chinyelu Okolie who disclosed this during a World Press Conference at the Michael Okpara University Umudike,

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