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Katsina governor allocates over N1.3b for indigent pupils final exam fees

In a significant move towards promoting education and social welfare, Katsina State Governor, Dikko Radda, has green-lighted the disbursement of more than N1.3 billion for the final examination fees of indigent pupils in public secondary schools across the state. The announcement came during the fourth quarter meeting of the social protection Technical Working Group held […]

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Youth minister apologizes, vows to overhaul deplorable NYSC camps

The Minister of State for Youth Development, Ayodele Olawande, has apologized to corps members nationwide for the appalling conditions witnessed in some National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camps. The minister, on an unscheduled visit to the NYSC Orientation camp in Yikpata, Kwara State, decried the unacceptable situation and pledged an imminent intervention. During his visit,

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3 UNILAG students selected for int’l exchange programme in Bulgaria

Three students of the University of Lagos have been selected to participate in the prestigious Erasmus KA171+ Exchange Programme in Varna, Bulgaria. The chosen students, Adeyemo Ridwan Damilare (200 Level, Department of Computer Science), Babajide Oluwademilade Ayomide (300 Level, Department of Business Administration), and Asegun Adewunmi Oluwaseun (300 Level, Department of Employment Relations and Human

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How Nigerian University of Technology and Management plans to become Africa’s MIT

In a recent facility tour, Edugist explored the innovative strides being made at the Nigerian University of Technology and Management (NUTM), where the founding President, Babs Omotowa, (PhD), shared his ambitious vision for the institution. Becoming Africa’s MIT  Babs Omotowa articulated NUTM’s overarching mission – to position itself as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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British Council urges Nigerian govt to prioritize inclusive education for special needs children

In a resounding call to action, the British Council’s Director of Programmes, Chikodi Onyeremela, emphasized the critical need for the Nigerian government to prioritize inclusive education for special needs children. Speaking at the ‘Annual Inclusive Education Conference’ in Abuja on Tuesday, Onyeremela underscored the significance of providing equal opportunities and platforms for all children to

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APPLY: 2024 CatchLight Global Fellowship

The 2024 CatchLight Global Fellowship’s mission is to leverage the power of images to inform, transform and connect communities. The CatchLight Global Fellowship awards visual storytellers who are poised to ignite social change through their photography, videography or leadership by leveraging the power of visuals to create impactful audience engagement and innovative distribution models. Central

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APPLY: 2024 Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship

The Jacobs Foundation has announced the 2024 call for applications for its Research Fellowship Programme. The Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers whose work is dedicated to improving the learning and development of children and youth worldwide. The relevant disciplines include, but are not limited

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JAMB tackles tertiary institutions on admission fraud

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has tackled some tertiary institutions it claimed are issuing certificates and graduating students who were never matriculated. Ishaq Oloyede, the registrar of the board, said some of the affected institutions have failed to matriculate any student in the last five years. According to JAMB’s latest bulletin, Oloyede spoke

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Soludo appoints Omenugha as acting vice-chancellor for COOU, Igbariam

In a strategic move to uphold academic excellence, the Anambra State Governor, Charles Soludo, has announced the appointment of Kate Azuka Omenugha as the acting vice-chancellor of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU). This development comes as part of the governor’s commitment to ensuring the continued growth and progress of the esteemed institution. The official confirmation

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