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Top 15 Professors shaping education in Nigeria

In a country as vast and diverse as Nigeria, education is a vital component of economic and social development. The importance of education has led to the emergence of a vibrant educational landscape, featuring renowned professors who have dedicated their lives to shaping the future of Nigeria’s youth. Professor Ishaq Oloyede Prof. Ishaq Oloyede is […]

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Co-creation Hub Launches “Let’s Build, Africa” on Africa Day 2024 to Empower Startups for Intra-African Cross-Border Growth

In celebration of Africa Day, Co-creation Hub (CcHUB) is proud to announce the launch of “Let’s Build, Africa,” an innovative market entry program designed to empower African startups to expand their horizons and enter new markets within the continent. “Let’s Build, Africa” is a strategic initiative aimed at supporting startups that are poised for cross-border

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NANS decries killing of varsity students, urges quick action

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has condemned the recent killings of students in some higher institutions in the country, saying campuses should not be turned to butchers’ shops. The association, in a statement by the Universal President, Comrade Lucky Emonefe, on Monday, said such killings posed threats to education and the safety of

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6 Nobel Laureates in Africa that have shaped African Literature

The Nobel Prize is one of the most prestigious awards in the world, recognising outstanding contributions to humanity in the fields of Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Peace, and Economic Sciences. Established by the will of Alfred Nobel, the Swedish inventor, engineer, and industrialist, the prizes have been awarded since 1901. Africa, with its rich history

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History of Montessori Education, Why it became popular

Montessori education was developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, an Italian physician, educator, and innovator, in the early 20th century. Dr. Montessori began her work with children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, observing their behaviour and experimenting with different teaching methods. Her observations led her to develop a unique educational philosophy based on the principles of

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Ajayi Crowther University Killing: What is missing in the school hostel?

Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo State, is trending on social media, but for a negative reason: one of its students, Prince Alex, was reportedly tortured to death for allegedly stealing a phone. The viral video of the gory scene reveals the moment the ‘innocent’ student was being mercilessly beaten by fellow students in the hostel. According

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Lalong inaugurates NOUN study centre in Plateau

In a significant bid to enhance educational opportunities in rural Nigeria, Senator Simon Bako Lalong, representing Plateau South Senatorial District and former Governor of Plateau State, has inaugurated the National Open University (NOUN) Study Centre in the Wase local government area. The project was initially conceived by the former Deputy Speaker of the House of

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Access Holdings champions educational reform on Africa Day

Access Holdings, a leading financial services group, has called for substantial improvements in education across Africa, emphasising the importance of preparing future generations for the challenges of the 21st century. This appeal was made in a statement released on Sunday to mark this year’s Africa Day, celebrated annually on May 25. Africa Day commemorates the

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Kogi varsity mourns as abductors kill students

The Kogi State Confluence University of Science and Technology, on Sunday, declared a three-day mourning for two of its students who died in kidnappers’ den. The university, in a statement on Sunday by the Registrar, Olufunke Hudson, expressed sadness over the development. “It is with deep pain that the management of the Confluence University of

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FG postpones inauguration of varsities governing councils, others

The Federal Ministry of Education has announced the postponement of the inauguration and retreat for pro-chancellors, chairmen and members of Governing councils of federal tertiary institutions, earlier scheduled for Thursday, May 30 and Friday, May 31, 2024. This was contained in a statement released on Sunday, signed by the ministry’s Director of Press, Folasade Biriowo.

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Zamfara plans 25-30% budget vote for education

Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal, has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to prioritising education, describing it as a key enabler of social mobility and opportunities. Speaking at the third and fourth combined convocation ceremony of the Federal University Gusau, Lawal announced plans to increase the allocation to the education sector in the state’s budget, aiming to

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