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Nigeria has highest number of out-of-school children globally; UNICEF begins 5-year strategic country plan

By Folasade Akpan Enugu, March 23, 2023 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has began a five-year strategic plan to help Nigerian children who are left behind in developmental strides to meet up with their counterparts in other parts of the world. UNICEF Communication Specialist, Mr. Geoffrey Njoku, said this …

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Nigerian, Prof. Aderinto, wins $300,000 Dan David Prize on History; Buhari salutes

President Muhammadu Buhari sent salutations to Saheed Aderinto, a Professor of History and African and African Diaspora Studies, Florida International University, for winning the prestigious Dan David Prize – the largest financial reward for excellence in the historical discipline in the world. The President, in a statement, commended the selection …

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Don tasks youths on promoting agriculture through technology

By Dorcas Elusogbon Ile-Ife (Osun), Feb 18, 2023 The Former Head of Department, Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Prof Adeolu Ayanwale, has tasked youths on promoting agriculture through technology. Ayanwale threw the challenge during a Training/Capacity Building Workshop on “Scaling-up Lifelong learning for Farmers (L3F) in …

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Ife Youths commend Ag CMD, OAUTHC for support

The Ife Youths Organization (IYO) has commended Prof. Afolabi Owojuyigbe, the Acting Chief Medical Director (CMD), Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC), Ile-Ife, for his commitment to youth development. The apex body of Ile-Ife youths, IYO presented Drop Banners of Prof Owojuyigbe and his acting Director of Administration, Alhaji …

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Quality education: Cross River SUBEB Chairman sues for continuous teachers training, retraining

By Sixtus Uket (Calabar) The Executive Chairman, Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Senator Stephen Odey, has charged newly inducted teachers to continue to acquire knowledge to enable them excel in their profession. Senator Odey gave the charge while presenting the Induction Lecture on: “Professional Knowledge: Essential vitamin …

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Nigerian, Chika Okeke-Agulu, resumes duties at Oxford as Distinguished Professor

A leading Nigerian academic in the United States, Professor Chika Okeke-Agulu of Princeton University, has assumed duties at Oxford University, one of the oldest and most respected educational institutions in the world, as a distinguished professor. Though announced last year as Slade Professor of Art for the 2023 academic session, …

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