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Killer of Nigerian Schoolboy Remanded in UK

Marcus Aurelio Arduini Monzo, a Spanish-Brazilian, has been accused of murdering Daniel Anjorin, a 14-year-old schoolboy, during a 20-minute rampage in Hainault, London, United Kingdom. Monzo, 36, was said to have run up behind Anjorin, slashing him in the neck and chest with a sword as he walked to school on April 30. Monzo then […]

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NYU Stern launches Climate Economics Journalism Fellowship 2024

The NYU Stern School of Business has announced the opening of applications for the Climate Economics Journalism Fellowship 2024, a fully-funded program aimed at empowering journalists to better understand and cover the complex intersection of climate change and economics. The fellowship, set to take place at NYU Stern’s Greenwich Village campus in New York City,

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Post UTME 2024: All you need to know about OAU, UNIOSUN, FUHSI & UNILESA

Tellingly, gaining admission into universities in Nigeria nowadays requires diligent study and obtaining accurate information about the school you aspire to get admitted into. It’s no longer news that JAMB concluded its UTME exam for the 2024 candidates on the 29th of April 2024. Therefore, it’s imperative to equip yourself with all the necessary information

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IBM launches call for Code Global Challenge 2024 with $50,000 Grand Prize

IBM has opened applications for its Call for Code Global Challenge 2024, inviting developers and problem-solvers from around the world to participate in the largest tech-for-good initiative. The program seeks not only to foster innovation but also to ensure that the top solutions are implemented in ways that create tangible impacts in communities worldwide. Eligibility:

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Nutm Scholars win Presidential Cng initiative Hackathon in Abuja

NUTM scholars Verse Hough, Esther Uwadia Abba Uba Said, & Abayomi-Perez Okekunle have emerged as one of the winners at the Presidential CNG Initiative Hackathon. The hackathon was organized by the Presidential CNG initiative in partnership with nigeriacic and we-innovation hub. Their startup Gnergytech.com is an energy tech company on a mission to accelerate the

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10 soft skills that can land you that dream job

Academic qualifications alone are no longer sufficient to secure employment opportunities in the brutally competitive Nigerian market. Employers seek candidates who possess a diverse range of soft skills, which complement their grade, technical expertise and contribute to professional success. Soft skills, which is also referred to as interpersonal skills, people skills, or transferable skills consist

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Leading the pack Covenant University remains at the top

Of Nigeria’s 264 universities, only Covenant University makes the top on the list of best universities in Nigeria, according to the Times Higher Education’s 2024 World Universities Rankings. Covenant University is a private Pentecostal Christian University, which has been operating with official status since 2002 in Ota, Nigeria. The university, with affiliation to Bishop David

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JAMB tells Nigerians to verify UTME results before awarding scholarships to students

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has urged Nigerians to verify claims of excellent performance by candidates in the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) before awarding scholarships. The Registrar, Prof. Is-hag Oloyede, gave this advice over the weekend while interacting with media executives. JAMB spokesperson Dr. Fabian Benjamin quoted the JAMB Registrar as

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UNILAG VC gets 2024 leadership award

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Folasade Ogunsola, has been honoured with the 2024 Leadership Tribute Colloquium Award by the Centre for Values in Leadership. She was recognised alongside two other distinguished individuals. CVL initiated the Leadership Tribute Colloquium to honour outstanding sector leaders for their special contributions in the sector where they worked. The

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Causes of Brain Drain in Nigeria’s University Education

For perspective, brain drain, also known as talent migration, refers to the loss of skilled and talented individuals from a particular country or region due to factors such as economic opportunity, political instability, or lack of professional advancement. The term “brain drain” originated in the 1960s to describe the emigration of scientists and intellectuals from

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Empowering Africa’s education for the 21st century

…taking a cue from the African Union’s year of education 2024 Education stands as the cornerstone of societal progress, serving as the conduit through which nations empower their citizens, drive economic growth, and foster innovation. In the context of Africa, the imperative to modernize education for the 21st century is not merely a choice but

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Kwara Governor applauds Catholic School’s exceptional UTME results

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State has made a notable visit to Eucharistic Heart of Jesus College in Ilorin on Monday to commend the institution for its outstanding performance in the 2024 United Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Thirty-five students of the Catholic school scored between 300 and 355 out of the total mark of 400

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Babcock University urges collaboration for new students

Babcock University in Ogun State has advised its incoming class of matriculants to embrace collaboration, highlighting the importance of learning from peers and sharing knowledge as key components for success in their academic journey. Speaking at the matriculation of the 2023/2024 undergraduates, Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ademola Tayo, said it was the 25th undergraduate matriculation of the

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UTME 2024: Stakeholders raise concerns over mass failure

In the wake of the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results, where a staggering 77% of candidates scored below 200 out of 400, stakeholders are actively engaging in discussions to diagnose and address the root causes behind this pervasive academic challenge. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) disclosed that out of over 1.9

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UBEC initiates training programme for 1,480 teachers to tackle rural education shortages

In a bid to address the critical shortage of educators in rural and hard-to-reach areas of Nigeria, the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has initiated a comprehensive training programme for 1,480 teachers selected from across the country. The training, flagged off by UBEC Executive Secretary, Hamid Bobboyi, focuses on imparting essential pedagogical skills tailored for

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Ogun institute unveils locally manufactured tricycle fleet to transform campus transport

The Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa (OGITECH), has unveiled a fleet of locally manufactured tricycles aimed at tackling campus transportation challenges and promoting sustainability. The revelation was made by Abiodun Oluseye, the Rector of OGITECH, during the official presentation of the tricycle by the Institute’s Department of Mechanical Engineering to the Governing Council on

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