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GIRL CHILD: Problems, prospects of girl-child education in Nigeria

Tellingly, poverty , peer pressure, early marriage, unwanted pregnancy, negligence, rape, ignorance, being their family’s burden bearers, and a lack of parental care are parts of the challenges hindering girl child education in Nigeria. The term ‘girl-child refers to a female between the ages of 6-18 years. Thus, in countries affected by conflict (Northeast Nigeria),

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MasterCard, Entrepreneur Middle East announces nomination for women SME leaders awards 2024

MasterCard and Entrepreneur Middle East have announced the incoming nomination of Women SME Leaders Awards 2024. This annual event, now in its third year, honors the achievements of women-owned and led businesses in the Middle East, Africa, and Eastern Europe. The year’s awards will be the first in-person ceremony, allowing a unique opportunity for women

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7 educational agencies in Nigeria and their functions

Education is universally recognised as a cornerstone of development, shaping the trajectory of future generations. Every country understands how important education is, as it plays a significant role in development and influences future generations. To enhance educational outcomes, governments establish specialised departments and agencies tasked with managing various aspects of education, including technical aspects, resource

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JAMB reveals UTME results of candidates that will not be released

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has disclosed that some candidates who participated in the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) would not have their results released. The Board gave the update on Thursday while responding to an inquiry on its social media handle. According to JAMB, the results of candidates found to have

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Global Pluralism announces award 2025, worth $150,000 CAD

The Global Centre for Pluralism has announced the opening of applications for the Global Pluralism Award 2025, recognizing individuals, organizations, governments, and businesses worldwide for their remarkable contributions towards fostering inclusive societies where diversity is cherished and safeguarded. This is organised by His Highness the Aga Khan and the Government of Canada, the Global Centre

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Why is it necessary to teach technical subjects?

Technical education refers to a form of education that focuses on providing practical skills and knowledge related to a specific trade, profession, or field of study. It aims to prepare individuals for employment in various technical and vocational industries by equipping them with hands-on skills, theoretical understanding, and problem-solving abilities relevant to their chosen field.

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UTME results not available in paper format – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has urged Nigerians to be wary of any candidate parading printed result slips as currently, the result is not in any paper format. JAMB’s spokesperson, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, in a statement on Wednesday, said the information became necessary as some individuals were already circulating printed result slips on social

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Safe School Initiative to cover off-campus hostels – Commander

In addressing student safety, the National Safe School Response Coordination Centre Commander, Hameed Abodunrin, has highlighted the importance of including off-campus accommodations like student hostels within the Safe School framework. On February 9, 2024, students of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, protested against the incessant robbery attacks that had been ravaging the student

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Top 8 lucrative courses in Nigeria worth pursuing

It’s true that certain courses may seem outdated in Nigeria, particularly with the rise of digitization and technological advancements. While some argue that these courses have been around long before the internet era and may not be as feasible, it’s important to recognize that certain fields continue to thrive in the labor market despite these

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Teachers Network seminar focuses on leadership, inclusive practices among educators

The Transformational Teachers Network (TTN) hosted a dynamic seminar centered on advancing leadership qualities and fostering inclusive practices among educators. Held in Lagos, on Wednesday, May 1st, 2024, the conference attracted distinguished speakers and passionate educators from across the region. The event, themed “Developing Leadership and Entrepreneurial Mindsets as Educators,” commenced with an engaging keynote

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LASU promotes entrepreneurial spirit, engages new students in skills, opportunity

The Lagos State University Directorate of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship (DSDE) hosted an engaging orientation programme for its new students. The programme which was held on Tuesday April 30th, 2024, at the Buba Marwa Auditorium on the main campus in Ojo, Lagos, was aimed at empowering the fresh batch of full-time students with entrepreneurial acumen.

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Sen Tinubu renovates Yaba school, presents free uniforms to pupils

Senator Oluremi Tinubu, the first lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has unveiled the newly renovated Sen Oluremi Tinubu Model Nursery and Primary School in Onike, Iwaya, Yaba LCDA. The grand handing over and inauguration took place on Tuesday April 30th, 2024. Hakeem Shittu, Executive Chairman of LASUBEB, expressed profound gratitude for the transformative

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Scroll vs Skill: Why the Future Belongs to Active Creators, Not Passive Consumers

Remember that feeling? Huddled under the covers with a flashlight, utterly engrossed in a forbidden book long past bedtime. For many of us, the internet has replaced the flashlight as the source of information that keeps a vast array of knowledge and amusement at our fingertips.  However, after spending hours scrolling, this digital rabbit hole

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