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President Buhari meets Nigerians in France, assures more investment in education

  President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Paris, France, assured Nigerians that allocations to the education sector will be improved as revenue increases, describing the sector as a major engine for the development of any country. The President, during an interactive session with the Nigerian community in Paris, according to a …

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NNPC/SNEPCo Cradle-to-Career scholarship beneficiaries hit 375

Another 108 Nigerians have been awarded full secondary education scholarship under the NNPC/SNEPCo National Cradle-to-Career (NC2C) Scholarship scheme launched in 2014, bringing the total number of beneficiaries in the last four years to 375. The scholarship, administered by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), offers full boarding and tuition-free …

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NUC approves new courses for Ajayi Crowther University

The National Universities Commission[NUC] has approved that Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, should mount Programmes in the Faculties of Engineering,  Environmental Studies and Education. In a letter to the Vice- Chancellor, signed Dr. Gidado Bello Kumo, Director of Academic planning, on behalf of the Executive Secretary, the commission approved that the University …

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At 2018 Fall Matriculation, AUN President charges new students to surmount personal limitations

  President Dawn Dekle of American University of Nigeria, on Monday, September 3, urged new students to strive to overcome personal circumstances of their birth and challenges in childhood, including economic and social class expectations, to achieve greatness. Welcoming students and parents to the University’s Fall Semester Convocation and Pledge …

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Impossible death of Lance Spearman & African Film By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Children of today do not know anything about the look-read photo-magazine African Film, starring the dapper Lance Spearman, alias Spear. The magazine was quite popular during my post-Biafra-war growing-up years in Onitsha, the township on the bank of the River Niger that earned its mark in the world of letters …

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Rivers State-owned University crowns Jonathan “icon of democracy” ▪Gov. Wike commissions outstanding projects at the University  ▪Releases N500 million for additional projects 

In recognition of his contributions to the growth and survival of democracy, the  Rivers State-owned Ignatius Ajuru University of Education has conferred on Former President Goodluck Jonathan the award: “Icon of Democracy “. Performing the investiture of Former President Goodluck Jonathan as Nigeria’s icon of democracy at the 35th and …

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We’ll recruit 1,000 teachers, initiate volunteer teaching scheme, says Gov. Shettima 

   BY   ABDULLAHI ISAHI, MAIDUGURI The  Borno state Governor, Hon. Kashim Shettima  has said that the state government has concluded arrangement to recruit 1000 qualified teachers into the state’s civil Service and also engage hundreds of volunteer teachers to teach at the state’s Primary and Secondary schools,. Governor Shettima, who …

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Digital Classroom System (DCS) is the way forward for education – Patrick Inaku; Says Bill Gates, Rihanna, Strive Masiyiwa, others coming for Summit in November

 ‘‘The Digital Classroom System (DCS), is an integrated fully mobile system which comprises of a solar panel projector,  power bank (50,000 MAH battery) and speakers such that with 3 – 5 units of DCS linked to interactive boards in a standard school of about 24 classrooms, every student can be affected …

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