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Amangwu development union announces 2023 scholarship winners

The Amangwu Development Union, through its Scholarship Programme Committee, has unveiled the recipients of the prestigious Amangwu Tertiary and Secondary School Scholarships for the year 2023. This announcement was made in a joint statement signed by key figures, including Sunday Chibuzo Okereke, chairman of Amangwu Scholarship Youth Empowerment and Employment Programme (SYEEP); Ibekwe Ikenna Victor, […]

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OPINION: Call for a total overhaul of Nigeria’s educational system

Education has been described as the door to any national development by some. For education to be effective, the learners need to acquire knowledge, think clearly, develop skills, act effectively and adopt values. The educational system in Nigeria is in dire need of a systemic overhaul. The entire educational curriculum should be reviewed right from

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APPLY: 2023 Dufil Graduate Trainee Programme

Dufil Prima Foods Ltd is one of the leading FMCG companies in Nigeria with eight processing locations across the nation. We are currently receiving applications from young talented graduates who are ambitious and enthusiastic with a mindset to deliver excellent results and exhibit a high level of respect and integrity for our Graduate Trainee Programme.

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Over 300 private schools in Borno risk closure – Commissioner

More than 300 private schools in Borno risk being shut down for failure to participate in the government’s mandatory accreditation. Commissioner for Education Lawan Wakilbe told reporters in Maiduguri on Wednesday that the exercise became necessary to contain the proliferation and unwholesome activities of some private schools. He said it was of concern that since

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OAU students’ union directs students not to pay new tuition fees

The Students Union of the Obafemi Awolowo University OAU, Ile Ife, has directed all students of the university not to pay the proposed new tuition fees. This was revealed to Edugist in a resolution letter signed by the Students Union President, Abbas Akinremi, Financial Secretary, Fasina Damilare and Public Relations Officer, Omisore Elijah after meeting

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School fees, levies in public schools remain illegal – Ogun govt

The government in Ogun says it remains illegal for school heads in both public primary and secondary schools across the state to collect any form of fee, levy or payment. The special adviser to Gov. Dapo Abiodun on education, science and technology, Abayomi Arigbabu, disclosed this in Abeokuta on Wednesday. Arigbabu spoke during the 2023/2024

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VC highlights concerns over full autonomy, calls for prioritising research in universities

In a candid interview with The Nation, Mahfouz Adedimeji, the pioneer Vice-Chancellor of Ahman Pategi University (APU) in Kwara State, has raised significant concerns about the potential consequences of granting full autonomy to universities. He believes that such autonomy could lead to universities fending for themselves, which in turn might result in a steep rise

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Philanthropic org awards Oxford masters scholarship to 3 public officials

The Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation, a philanthropic organisation aimed at improving public service delivery, has awarded three Nigerian public servants Master’s scholarships in Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. The 2023/2024 AIG scholars are Abdulhakeem Ibraheem Abdulkareem (Special Assistant to the Kaduna State Governor); Ajike Chinagorom Ogbu, (Assistant Chief Engineer, Performance Management

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5G partnership bring the world of possibilities to Nigeria’s education

The MTN Chief Enterprise Officer, Lynda Saint-Nwafor, says the 5th Generation partnership will open doors to a world of possibilities in education. Saint-Nwafor spoke at the tripartite event hosted by MTN in partnership with Huawei and Baze University on Wednesday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the partnership came with the

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Don’t double-promote that child yet!

Exceptionally gifted learners possess remarkable cognitive abilities that set them apart from their peers.  They are known to perform far above average and they are ‘bar-raisers’. However, their unique needs and characteristics require special attention and tailored educational approaches. These position them to be children with S.E.N. (special educational needs). When we discuss SEN, educators

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