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Minimum Entry Age Into Tertiary Institutions, now 18years-FG

The Federal Government has directed that admission to tertiary institutions should not be given to candidates less than 18 years. The Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman gave the directive on Monday during a monitoring exercise of the ongoing 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, in Bwari, Federal Capital Territory. He decried the activities of […]

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PICTURES: Inside Charterhouse Lagos, Nigeria’s most expensive school

Charterhouse Lagos is a newly commissioned primary school in Lekki, Lagos with its secondary school underway that charges 42 million naira as a fee per annum. It is the first British independent school in West Africa and part of the prestigious Charterhouse family of schools. Here are inside photos of the school which is set to

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Education critical to Nigeria’s progress, development – Reps Speaker

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Abbas Tajudeen, has said that education is critical to the development and progress of Nigeria. Mr Tajudeen disclosed this on Monday in Abuja during the matriculation ceremony of new students into the academic programmes offered by the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies(NILDS) in partnership with the

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How extracurricular activities promote academic excellence among students

Ab initio, extracurricular activities refer to any organised or self-directed activity that takes place outside of the regular academic curriculum. They can range from sports, music, and drama to community service, clubs, and hobbies. Extracurricular activities provide a plethora of benefits for students, including improved social skills, a sense of belonging, stress relief, and leadership

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FG to review age requirement for admission into universities

Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, Monday, hinted that the federal government would review age requirement for admission into tertiary institutions in the country. The minister who pegged 18 years as benchmark for admission into universities, advised parents not to push their underage wards to higher education, especially university education, below the age of 18.

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Visa options for Africans travelling to the United States

The United States (US) government provides a diverse array of visas catering to individuals aspiring to immigrate, work, or study within its borders. A US visa represents official permission granted by the US government, allowing non-citizens to enter the country for specified purposes such as employment, education or tourism. The visa application process entails navigating

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Proprietor bags 10 years jail term for fraud

The proprietor of the Uyo Cybercrime Training Centre, also known as Hustle Kingdom, Ikemesit Edet, has been sentenced to ten years in jail for fraud. The Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday, arraigned Edet for impersonation, love scam, hacking/editing of social media accounts, and private criminal tutoring. According to

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577 blind candidates to sit 2024 UTME nationwide

No fewer than 577 blind candidates are set to take the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination UTME in 11 centres nationwide. Chairman of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board Equal Opportunity Group, Emeritus Professor Peter Okebukola made this known on Thursday while addressing newsmen in preparation for the 2024 UTME for blind candidates and others

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Breaking: Babcock professor fatally shot, two others abducted

A group of armed men believed to be kidnappers, has shot and killed Professor Yinka Olomojobi, a law professor at Babcock University in Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State. The attackers also abducted two other individuals during the incident, which occurred on Friday in the Iperu area. The kidnappers, according to reports, intended to abduct Olomojobi, but he

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The role of NUC in shaping quality university education in Nigeria

The National Universities Commission (NUC) of Nigeria is an independent body that was created with the responsibility of regulating, coordinating, and promoting quality assurance in tertiary institutions across the country. Since its establishment in 1962, NUC has been enforcing global competitiveness, monitoring the development and growth of Nigerian universities as well as their academic excellence.

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Governor AbdulRazaq to establish Kwara State University of Education

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq,has advanced plans for the establishment of the Kwara State University of Education, following the submission of a detailed report by the Prof. Shuaib Oba Abdulraheem-led Planning and Implementation Committee. This proposal, encompassing an academic brief, draft bill, and masterplan, signifies a crucial step towards realizing this ambitious educational initiative. The

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Hensard University admits pioneer class of 147 students

Hensard University, situated in Toru-Orua, Sagbama Local Government Area, of Bayelsa State, has announced the admission of 147 pioneer students into its foundation and degree programmes. The university, founded by the Henry Seriake Dickson Foundation, is set to conduct a comprehensive two-day orientation for these students on April 29 and 30, 2024. The Vice-Chancellor, Dileep

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JAMB sanctions officials after hijab incident mars UTME 2024

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has taken disciplinary action against officials accused of harassing a hijab-wearing candidate during the accreditation process at the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for 2024 The incident occurred at the Bafuto Institute, Ile-Iwe Bus Stop, Ejigbo, Lagos, examination center, and was brought to light through a news

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AIIDEV Africa launches cohort 4 of Teach4SDGs to empower African educators in sustainable development

AIIDEV Africa has launched the fourth cohort of its transformative Teach4SDGs programme. Geared towards educators across Sub-Saharan Africa, this initiative aims to equip teachers with the knowledge and tools needed to integrate the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their curricula. The Teach4SDGs programme, spanning 12 intensive weeks, features a robust curriculum comprising over

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