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1.94 million students sat for 2024 JAMB – Registrar

The Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof Ishaq Oloyede, says no fewer than 1.94 million candidates sat for the 2024 examinations in the country. Oloyede said this on Wednesday in Kaduna, while inspecting Computer Based Test (CBT) centres in the state amidst the ongoing JAMB examinations. He added that at the end of […]

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APPLY: 2024 John Thompson Scholarship

The DCU Business School in Ireland presents the esteemed John Thompson Scholarship, a golden opportunity for international students aspiring to pursue their studies in Europe. The fully funded scholarship aims to support outstanding candidates seeking to undertake a Masters degree at DCU. The 2024 John Thompson Scholarship offers comprehensive coverage of tuition fees for successful

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UK varsity announces £33k-worth scholarships, £4k flight allowances

The University of East Anglia, located in Norwich, UK, has announced scholarships worth £33,150 (N44.3 million) and transportation cost of £4000 (N5.3 million) to Nigerians seeking masters programmes. According to the information on the school website, the funding opportunity is the David Sainsbury Scholarships in Global Plant Health, which is fully funded for students planning

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UTME 2024: 6 important updates from Jamb

1. Release of 2024 UTME re sults will be officially communicated once ready. 2. All candidates with genuine technical issues, including biometric verification failure will be rescheduled accordingly. 3. They’ll be officially communicated via SMS and their profiles to reprint their examination slips that will indicate their new centres, dates and time. 4. However, candidate

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Mastercard invests over $250M on SMEs to address cybersecurity

In spite of the huge investments around the cybersecurity space, deposit money banks lost almost N10 billion in 2023. This was despite the fact that the multinational payment card services, Mastercard, said it has invested over $250 million to assist small businesses in addressing their cybersecurity needs. Vice President and Head of Customer Solutions, East

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Education in Ghana: what you need to know

The Ghanaian education system is divided into three parts: basic education, secondary education, and tertiary education. The academic year usually goes from August to May inclusive and lasts 40 weeks in primary and senior high school, and 45 weeks in junior high school. Lessons are taught primarily in English. The Ghanaian education system is divided

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JUST IN: LAUTECH Introduces Mass Comm, Other Degree Programmes (List)

The acting Vice Chancellor of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Prof Razaq Kalilu, has announced the introduction of an additional six new degree programmes for the institution. Kalilu made this known while addressing the congregation at the grand finale of the 16th convocation ceremony of the university, held inside the Great Hall

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NCC dedicates World Book, Copyright Day to Wole Soyinka

The Nigeria Copywright Commision (NCC) has dedicated the 2024 World Book and Copyright Day to Prof Wole Soyinka, the literature Noble Laurette Join millions of traders around the world who trade global markets with the #1 broker FxPro | SponsoredJoin millions of traders around the world who trade global markets with the #1 brokerJubna Ads

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ASUU backs Nigerian government on 18 years minimum age for University admission

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has expressed its full support for the Nigerian government’s proposal to adopt 18 years as the entry age for admission into universities and other tertiary institutions in the country. This was made known by the ASUU President Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, who described the government’s consideration as a welcome

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Victim of police shooting not our student – LAUTECH announces

The Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) in Ogbomoso has clarified that the individual who was reportedly killed by a police officer is not affiliated with the university. The statement was made by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Lekan Fadeyi, during a discussion with DAILY POST on Tuesday evening. “According to what we had,

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Child labour: 10 states in Nigeria with the highest child labour rates

Child labour can result in extreme bodily and mental harm, and even death. It can lead to slavery and sexual or economic exploitation. And in nearly every case, it cuts children off from schooling and health care, restricting their fundamental rights. Nearly 1 in 10 children are subjected to child labour worldwide, with some forced

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The history of Nigeria’s oldest university

Established during colonial rule and post-independence aspirations, this institution has played a huge role in shaping the academic landscape of the country. In 1948, the University of Ibadan was founded as the first university in Nigeria and the pioneer institution of higher learning in West Africa. Originally affiliated with the University of London, it began

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University lecturer arrested for alleged sexual harassment

Police in Enugu State have taken into custody Mr. Mfonobong Udoudom, a lecturer at the University of Nigeria, who was suspended indefinitely after a video emerged showing him allegedly harassing a female student in his office. The university announced the suspension in a statement on Tuesday, following which officers from the Nsukka Area Command arrested

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School Managers Corner: Building Effective Systems and Structure in Schools.

There are some notoriously nagging questions business owners and school managers ask. I am very certain that they are also some questions you have been asking and seeking answers to. As a school leader, manager or school owner, it is not just enough to ask these critical questions. Taking further steps to finding the solutions

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Founders Fund leads $23M Series A extension for community college startup

Founders Fund has led a $23 million Series A extension round for Campus, a pioneering community college startup revolutionising access to education in the United States. Tade Oyerinde, the visionary founder and CEO, seeks to counter the dismal statistic that only 16% of community college students graduate with bachelor’s degrees within six years. Driven by

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Bullying: Abuja school shut down amid bullying scandal, victim contemplates legal action

Lead British International School Abuja finds itself at the centre of a storm after viral videos depicting bullying incidents surfaced, prompting swift action from authorities. Following the disturbing footage, the Minister of Women Affairs, Uju Kennedy-Ohaneye, ordered the school’s closure for three days, signalling a clear stance against such reprehensible behaviour. The incident, which captured

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Out-of-school: First Lady Oluremi Tinubu launches alternative high school for female dropouts in Osogbo

Senator Oluremi Tinubu, the esteemed First Lady of Nigeria, has officially inaugurated an Alternative High School for Girls in Osogbo, Osun State Edugist learnt. The auspicious ceremony drew a multitude of dignitaries from various sectors, including government officials, education stakeholders, and representatives from civil society organizations. Notable figures such as traditional leaders, educators, and enthusiastic

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Back to school: LASUBEB Chairman monitors public Primary schools’ resumption

The Executive Chairman of the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB), Hakeem Shittu PhD, took to the streets on Monday, 22nd April 2024, as pupils resumed for the third term of the academic year. His mission? To personally ensure that the machinery of education is well-oiled and ready to deliver quality learning experiences. Speaking

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