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Okeowo Farms is a tech-driven hydroponics system that grows a wide variety of vegetables and fruits. We are pioneering the first large-scale commercial indoor vertical farming in Nigeria, using data-efficient operations to enable local production all year round. To encourage knowledge exchange and productive collaborations, we are offering an Industrial Training Programme for undergraduates, postgraduates, […]

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Just in: Accounting Mogul, Pa Akintola Williams dies at 104

The doyen of the accounting profession, Pa Akintola Williams, has passed away at the age of 104 years old. Pa Williams is reputedly the first Sub-Saharan African to become a chartered accountant after he passed the qualifying examination of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) in 1949. The icon played a

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UN calls for measures against increasing attacks on schools

In a press release on Saturday, which marks the International Day to Protect Education from Attack, the UN secretary-general António Guterres has called for a new push to defend vulnerable students and teachers worldwide. Guterres said, “Education is not only a fundamental human right, but a pathway to a better future for every person, and

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Agency launches journal of biotechnology research

The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has launched a journal of biotechnology research aimed at advancing the frontiers of scientific research in biotechnology. This is contained in a statement issued by Toyin Omozuma, Press Secretary to Abdullahi Mustapha, Director General of the agency in Abuja on Sunday. Omozuma said the journal would also produce scientific

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FUNAAB Muslim students protest alleged discrimination

Muslim students at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), have raised their voices against the alleged discrimination faced by Niqab-wearing students, citing violations of their religious rights. The incident, which unfolded during the formal opening event of Jihad Week on September 9th, 2023, has ignited a debate over religious freedom and inclusivity within the

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#Backtoschool: school owners, teachers, students express expectations, count challenges

Edugist’s Back to School Campaign embarked on a journey through the bustling streets of Ebute Metta, Ilupeju, Mushin and Oshodi Metropolis, aiming to engage with key stakeholders in education, teachers, school owners, and students on the activities that marked the first week of resumption, the expectation of schools and the next steps. It became a

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Kaduna shifts school resumption to September 24

The Kaduna State Ministry of Education has announced a modification to the scheduled school resumption date for the 2023–2024 academic session. The new resumption date is set for September 24, 2023. This significant adjustment was announced through a statement issued by Halliru Musa Soba, the permanent secretary at the ministry of education, acting on behalf

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Kwara: 2 students face disciplinary panel over alleged immorality

Two students of the Kwara State College of Education (COE) Ilorin, have been summoned to face a disciplinary panel following an alleged immoral display during their graduation ceremony. The incident, which has gained widespread attention, involves Sulyman Tawakaltu and Mohammed AbdulSalam, both students of the Agricultural Department at the institution. The controversy erupted when a

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Safeguarding education: A vital imperative in times of turmoil

In the tranquil village of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria, nestled amidst rolling hills and lush greenery, the sun rose over the horizon on a fateful morning in April 2014. What should have been a day of promise and hope, brimming with possibilities for young minds, swiftly turned into a nightmare. On that day, Boko Haram

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