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CUSTECH Kidnapping: Six more students rescued, four still missing — Kogi govt

The Kogi State Government disclosed on Tuesday that six more students of the Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH) Osara had been rescued, bringing the total number of kidnapped students rescued to twenty, while four students are yet to be found. Kingsley Femi Fanwo, Hon. Commissioner for Information and Communications, made this known in […]

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Ex-commissioner blames societal issues for UTME mass failure

A former Commissioner for Education, Osun State, Prof Oluyemisi Obilade, who is also former vice-chancellor, Tai Solarin University of Education( TASUED), Ijagun, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, has described the mass failure recorded in the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results of which were recently released as a true reflection of the low quality of education

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10 amazing facts you never knew about the white house

“Welcome to a journey through the storied halls of the White House, the iconic mansion at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Beyond its distinguished facade lies a treasure trove of history, architectural marvels, and captivating tales. From its grandeur and size to its unique features and presidential legacies, the White House stands as a symbol of American

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28 African countries and their old names

“Throughout history, many African countries have undergone changes in name, reflecting shifts in colonial power, struggles for independence, and cultural identity. Understanding the old names of these nations provides insight into their historical contexts and the complexities of their past. Below is a curated list of African countries alongside their former names, shedding light on

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Lagos govt declares plan to revive Boy Scouts in schools

The Lagos State Government has declared its readiness to revive and incorporate Boy Scouts in the public school system across the state. Mr Jamiu Alli-Balogun, the State Commissioner, Basic and Secondary Education, made the declaration at his investiture and the investiture of Mr Abayomi Abolaji, the Permanent Secretary, as executive members, Lagos State Scouts Council.

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Linguistics Diversity: Multilingual education in Nigerian public schools 

Stepping into a classroom in Nigeria’s public schools, what you’ll hear is a mix of different languages filling the room. Nigeria is a country with lots of different cultures, and it has over 525 languages spoken by different ethic groups all over the country. From the North, where people speak Hausa, to the West, where

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EdTech: Transforming Education Across Continents

In today’s rapidly evolving world, the intersection of education and technology has become increasingly vital in shaping the future of learning. As an advocate for leveraging technology to overcome educational challenges, I have witnessed firsthand the transformative power of EdTech solutions across continents. In this article, we will explore the profound impact of EdTech on

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UniAbuja: Any lecturer who resumes duty will be punished – ASUU insists on strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, University of Abuja, UniAbuja, says the union will not call off its strike until all issues are addressed. The branch Chairman, Dr Sylvanus Ugoh, told NAN on Monday in Abuja that the members were not working. “Those against the strike may possibly be beneficiaries of what the union

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UTME 2024: Stakeholders divided over abysmal performance of candidates

Mixed reactions have trailed the abysmal performance of candidates in the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, as reflected in the recently released result. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, had disclosed that out of over 1.8 million candidates who sat for the UTME nationwide, only 8,401 managed to score 300 and above, while

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Cybersecurity levy can inflate education costs – ICT scholars

Computer science scholars, including Director of Information and Communication Technology at Lagos State University, Prof. Toyin Enikuomehin, and Prof. Olumide Obe of the Federal University of Technology Akure, Computer Science Department, has cautioned that the introduction of a cybersecurity levy will have significant implications for education costs in Nigeria. The Central Bank of Nigeria issued

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Ekiti varsity announces pharmacy course

The Vice-Chancellor of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Prof. Edward Olanipekun, has said the institution has announced the beginning the Pharmacy programme next session, 2024/2025 academic year. He also urged the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering to expedite the commencement of Mechatronics Engineering. Speaking during the matriculation ceremony for 6,738 new students for the

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OCTOSPICE 1: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them

In the realm of mathematics education, teachers play a crucial role in nurturing students’ ability to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. By employing various strategies and approaches, educators can guide students towards becoming proficient problem solvers. Starting from early years, such as Pre-K and Kindergarten, students should be introduced to the

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Rising from Hardship: Olóládé Josephine Oyebamiji’s Resolute Return to Education 

After losing her parents, she had to drop out of school to support herself and her brother. Despite the challenges of menial jobs and financial struggles, she found motivation to return to academia, recognising the importance of education for her future opportunities. Now, with provisional admission to NOUN and a positive outlook on her future,

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University of Ilorin unveils 40 new professors

The University of Ilorin has proudly announced the promotion of 40 senior academics to the rank of professor. This elevation, officially approved by the Minister of Education, Professor Tahir Mamman (SAN), follows rigorous assessments by the University Appointment and Promotion Committee, recognising exceptional achievements in teaching, research, and community service. The Office of the Registrar

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Gov Oborevwori inaugurates sixth College of Nursing Sciences in Delta

It was all jubilation at Onicha Uku and its neighbouring communities on Monday in the Aniocha north council area of Delta State as the satellite campus of the College of Nursing Science was formally inaugurated. The campus, which is the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, was attracted to the community by the former minority leader in

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Lagos State to revive scouting in schools for enhanced safety, character building

In an effort to bolster safety and character development among students, the Lagos State government has announced plans to reintroduce scouting activities in public primary and secondary schools across the state’s local governments and local council development areas (LCDAs). The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Jamiu Alli-Balogun, revealed this initiative on Monday during an

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President Tinubu launches ‘We Are Equal’ Education Campaign for Inclusive Empowerment”

President Tinubu has rolled out a comprehensive education campaign aimed at ensuring universal access to quality education for all Nigerian children. The campaign, titled “We Are Equal,” was unveiled at a high-profile launch event where the president emphasized the pivotal role of education in shaping the future of Nigerian youth, particularly underscoring its importance for

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