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Jim Ovia appointed chairman of Nigerian education loan fund

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Mr. Jim Ovia, a distinguished banker and entrepreneur, as the Chairman of the Board of the Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND), in a strategic move aimed at bolstering access to higher education and skill development opportunities for Nigerian youths. Ovia, the founder of one of Nigeria’s leading banks, brings with […]

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Top 10 female investors in Nigeria

In Nigeria, there’s a lively surge in entrepreneurial zeal and investment enthusiasm, driven by a cohort of spirited young female investors. These trailblazing women are fearlessly challenging stereotypes, breaking down barriers, and transforming conventional notions of leadership and success in the traditionally male-dominated arena of finance and investment. Here, we applaud the remarkable accomplishments of

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Pupil dies ‘while feeding’ in Abuja school

Tragedy struck at BrickHall Schools located in the Cadastral Zone B11, Kaura in Abuja, on Wednesday, when a four-year-old pupil, Miguel Ovoke, died during the school’s feeding hours. According to the death certificate dated April 24, 2024, issued by Excel Specialist Hospital, Abuja, which was sighted by our correspondent, Ovoke was brought to the hospital

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Sanwo-Olu appoints Giwa Moore SSA on technical vocational education board

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Comrade Giwa Moore as his new Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Technical And Vocational Education Board (LASTVEB), as a result of Mr Governor desire to upskill and integrate young people into the labour market and for self – employment by providing high-quality technical skills. Giwa Moore is

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APPLY: 8 graduate trainee programmes

Graduate trainees are fresh graduates who have completed their university degrees and sometimes, NYSC, Nigeria’s one-year youth service. Graduate trainee programmes afford graduates the opportunities to undergo training which will prepare them to gain practical experience on the job in professional employment. Here is a list of on-going graduate trainee programnes to apply to before

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LAUTECH: Slain corper’s family seeks justice, cops nabbed

The family of Damilola Iyanda, a member of the National Youth Service Corps who was reportedly killed, on Tuesday, in a police shooting in the under-G area of Ogbomoso Local Government Area of Oyo State, has demanded an investigation into his death. In an exclusive interview with PUNCH Metro on Thursday, an uncle of the

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11 ways to pass WAEC in one sitting

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) administers the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), a crucial test for final-year students in high schools. Success in one attempt is ideal, but many students face challenges and may need to retake the exam. This explainer will provide valuable tips to excel in the WASSCE on

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Ogun poly denies negligence in pregnant student’s death

The management of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, on Thursday, disclosed that an HND student of the Leisure and Tourism department, Ajayi Abimbola Adejoke, died as a result of pregnancy-related complications and not because of any negligence from the school’s clinic as it was being circulated. The Public Relations Officer of the polytechnic, Mr Sola Abiala,

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JUST IN: JAMB extends Direct Entry registration deadline

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that the Direct Entry registration will not be closing on Thursday, contrary to earlier indications. The Board in a post on its X handle on Thursday evening acknowledged that its offices were closed for Direct Entry registration throughout the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) exercise which

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Education on a Shoestring: Nigeria’s Struggle with Low Budgetary Allocations

It is said that education is the bedrock of any society. It forms the scaffold that determines whether or not a nation prospers. It is also clear that the education of a people is a direct reflection of where they want to be in the future hence, every nation determines the journey of its people

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Jumat lesson: The position of Islam in eradicating examination fraud

To start with, Islamic educational ethics promote sincere effort, diligence, and integrity in seeking knowledge. Cheating not only compromises the integrity of academic achievements but also contradicts the principle of striving for excellence through lawful means. Scholars argue that true education involves moral development alongside intellectual growth The declining quality of secondary school graduates in

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The importance of noises from motivationally-anchored classrooms

The concept of a “motivationally-anchored classroom” is gaining traction as educators increasingly recognise the profound influence of motivational factors on student engagement and learning outcomes. This approach aims to create an environment where motivation is not just an afterthought but a cornerstone of the teaching and learning process. However, as classrooms become more motivational-focused, there

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