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Statistics show 207 Bauchi schools without teachers

Recent datasets have shed light on the dire state of Basic Education in Bauchi State, where a significant number of public schools lack teachers. About 207 schools, spread across the twenty local government areas, are currently without teachers, representing approximately 6.30 per cent of the total number of public schools managed by both state and […]

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Global Student Prize shortlists 2 Nigerians for $100, 000 award

Two Nigerians have been shortlisted for the esteemed 2023 Global Student Prize, a prestigious award presented annually with a generous $100,000 prize to one exceptional student who has demonstrated a significant positive impact on education, their peers, and society as a whole. The two deserving Nigerian students are Onyinye Omenugha, a 24-year-old law student currently

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IGP sets up schools protection squad, launches procedure handbook

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has announced the establishment of the Schools Protection Squad (SPS), This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, on Monday July 31, 2023. According to the statement, the initiative is part of the IGP’s policy geared towards security of lives

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13-year-old Nigerian boy emerges Africa’s youngest certified AWS developer associate

At only 13 years old, programmer Joshua Agboola has emerged the youngest certified Amazon Web Services developer associate in Africa. Agboola achieved the feat after a gruelling two-hour examination that tested his skills and knowledge in deploying, troubleshooting, and development on the AWS cloud platform. Cloud services are infrastructure, platforms, or software that are hosted

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IT training company commits £15m in scholarships for Nigerians to pursue bachelor’s, master’s programmes 

Vocational and Information Technology (IT) training company, Aptech has said it’s committing a sum £15 million in scholarship for 500 Nigerians to study in University of Massachusetts, London or Dubai to pursue their education in B.sc or master programme. Since inception, Aptech has trained more than seven million students globally and over 100,000 in Nigeria.

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UNILAG to allow students pay school fees in installments, annouces other adjustments 

The management of the University of Lagos has announced measures aimed at easing difficulties students may be experiencing paying the new fees recently introduced by the institution. In a statement on the official social handles of the institution, the school said it took the decision in the face of the current economic situation in the

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Fee hikes: What is the lot of the girl-child, persons with disabilities?

  Across Nigeria, anger and discontent have trailed the recent fee hikes in federal unity secondary schools and federal universities. Parents, teachers, students, and associations have called for a review describing the hikes as inhumane and insensitive to the plight of citizens.  For vulnerable groups in society such as women and girls, persons with disabilities,

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King’s college applauds ABUAD’s landmark achievements, partner for transnational education

The President of King’s College, UK, Professor Shitij Kapur, expressed deep admiration for the outstanding achievements of Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) within just a decade of its establishment. He marveled at the institution’s tremendous growth, which far surpassed what King’s College accomplished over centuries since its founding in 1829. During a special event to

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Babcock produces 136 first class graduates in 2023 convocation

Babcock University, located in Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria, has celebrated its 21st undergraduate and 12th postgraduate convocation ceremony on Sunday, during which a total of 136 first-class degree holders graduated among 2,648 gtaduating students. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Ademola Tayo, delivered an inspiring address, proudly announcing that out of the total figure, 2,065 undergraduates

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Vice-chancellor urges universities to boost internally generated revenue

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Kayode Adewola, has highlighted the urgent need for universities to boost their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). Adewola said this is necessary in order to tackle the financial challenges faced by the education sector. The VC said this during the 52nd swearing-in/induction ceremony of students at the Faculty of

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Unbundle the Federal Ministry of Education

Unbundle the Federal Ministry of Education

Lagos state government has made two moves that we believe pave the way for excellence in education governance and delivery in the state, one of which could be replicated at the federal government level because of the associated benefits. First, Nigeria’s commercial capital has unbundled its ministry of education into basic and tertiary. We are

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