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Report: Candidates share insights on JAMB exam, experience at Yaba center

Amidst the ongoing Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board’s Examination (JAMB), candidates at the Iwaya, Yaba JAMB centres shared varying experiences and opinions regarding the conduct of the exam, the nature of questions, and the handling of technical issues. In an exclusive interview with Edugist Outside The Classroom anchor, Temitope Kareem, candidates lauded the Board for […]

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Child Edu: Combatting the menace of child abuse

The issue of child abuse and minor molestation spread across mostly all states in Nigeria. This frustrates the nation’s commitment and effort to protect children, who are its most vulnerable citizens . In Nigeria, these issues persist as children continue to suffer physical, emotional, and psychological harm, often at the hands of those entrusted with

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7 ethical virtues which require no talent

In today’s fast-paced world, success isn’t solely determined by talent but by the embodiment of ethical virtues that transcend skill sets. These timeless principles, within everyone’s reach, form the cornerstone of a commendable character. Edugist explores seven (7) ethics that necessitate no talent yet wield immeasurable power in personal and professional life: 1. Punctuality The

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Punish my abusers within 48 hours or face lawsuit – Student bullied by her classmates threaten school authorities

In a bold move against bullying, Namtira Bwala, a student at Lead British International School, Gwarimpa, Abuja, has threatened legal action against the school authorities if her abusers are not punished within 48 hours. In a letter addressed to the school, Bwala’s lawyers, Deji Adeyanju and Co, condemned the recurring acts of bullying within the

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Just in: Lagos workers now earn minimum of N70,000 since January – Sanwo-Olu

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has disclosed that workers have been enjoying an additional N35,000 wage allowance since January. This is as he revealed the state government will soon roll out a new minimum wage scheme. The governor stated that those who are currently earning a minimum wage of N35,000 or more now

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Students’ loan not automatic for all public institutions’ students — MD, NELFUND

The Managing Director\CEO of the Federal Government’s newly established Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND), Mr Akintunde Sawyerr, has declared that the loan facilities are conditional for students to access. He also established that students in private tertiary institutions, inmates in correctional centres nationwide and also Nigerian students schooling abroad are exempted from benefiting from the

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Osun College Council chair decries Nigeria’s neglect of technical education

The Chairman of the Governing Council at Osun State College of Technology in Esa-Oke, Mr. Diran Odeyemi, criticized the Nigerian government’s lack of commitment to advancing technology education, emphasizing the disparity in attention between universities and polytechnics. Odeyemi, accompanied by the Rector, Dr. Samson Adegoke, expressed concerns during a press briefing in Osogbo, highlighting the

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APPLY: 2024 FATE Scholarship Programme

Do you want to study on a fully funded scholarship in any Nigerian university? The 2024 FATE Scholarship Programme will support exceptional, high-performing and future entrepreneurs with financial aid throughout the period of the undergraduate study. The beneficiaries of the scholarship will be offered an internship position by the FSP as well as a mentorship

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UI prof urges vigilance against HBV to prevent liver cancer surge

To combat the surge in liver cancer cases, Professor Jesse Abiodun Otegbayo, an esteemed figure in Medicine, Gastroenterology, and the Liver Unit within the Faculty of Clinical Sciences at the University of Ibadan, has stressed the critical need to identify and mitigate factors enhancing Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) transmission, thereby severing its connection to liver

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Breaking the chains of gender stereotypes in Nigeria’s education

Education is a potent and dynamic instrument for national development and social transformation. Education is internationally accepted as a pointer to a key development in a nation. It is in recognition of this importance that governments all over the world have made commitments for their citizens to have access to education. Over the years, Nigeria

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New UNESCO report warns social media affects girls’ well-being and learning

As the EU threatens TikTok lite with ban and a potential TikTok ban could soon speed through Senate in the Unites States, the 2024 GEM Gender Report warns against use of social media in educational settings to protect girls’ wellbeing and learning. Launched on International Girls in Information and Communications Technology Day and entitled “Technology on her terms”, the new report by UNESCO’s

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FG strategises on integrating practical skills into formal education

The Federal Government has commenced the process of galvanising support from the private sector on the need to integrate practical skills into formal education in Nigeria. This is aimed at addressing the challenge of skilled gap in Nigeria, as well as tackling the perennial challenge of unemployment and employability of graduates in the country. Minister

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Interswitch reaffirms commitment to STEM education, raises national science contest prize money to N30m

The integrated payment and digital commerce company, Interswitch group, has reaffirmed commitment to promoting and supporting the study of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related subjects among secondary school students in Africa. To this end, the company has announced not only the commencement of its National Science Competition for this year but also increased

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Nigerian teacher emerges regional winner of Cambridge University Press Dedicated Teacher Awards

The International Education group at Cambridge University Press & Assessment (Cambridge) has announced Odufeso Tajudeen, a teacher from Isara Secondary School in Isara Remo, Ogun State, as the regional winner of the 2024 Cambridge Dedicated Teacher Awards. The Cambridge Dedicated Teacher Awards is a global competition that celebrates the achievements of teachers around the world.

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Harvard professor runs across America in record-breaking time

Harvard physics professor and three-time national ultrarunning champion Jenny Hoffman has officially broken the record for the fastest crossing of America on foot (female) after running across the entire country in 47 days 12 hr 35 min. The 45-year-old mother of three started at San Francisco City Hall and finished almost seven weeks later at

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Nigerian social media entrepreneur sets new world record with 55-hour interview marathon

Nigerian social media entrepreneur Clara Chizoba Kronborg has shattered the world record for the longest interviewing marathon, clocking an impressive 55 hours and 24 seconds. This achievement surpasses the previous record of 37 hours and 44 minutes set by Rob Oliver (USA) in 2022. Clara, renowned for her YouTube talk show, orchestrated this record-breaking endeavor

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