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Breaking: Borno turns best, scores highest in JAMB

Four candidates with links to Ogun state were among the top five that excelled in the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

PTDF extends scholarship programme to China, Germany, France, others

Executive Secretary, Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), Dr. Aliyu Gusau
The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)has extended it scholarship programme. to. China, Germany and France to deepen capacity of Nigeria in the oil and gas sector.

School sacks 5 teachers for impregnating SS3 student in Kebbi

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Five teachers of the Polytechnic Academic Staff Secondary School Birnin Kebbi, have been sacked for impregnating an SS3 student of the school.

School feeding: Kaduna teachers eating food meant for pupils?

Children benefiting from Home Growth School Feeding Programme of the Buhari administration
The School Feeding Field Monitors of a Non-Governmental Organisation, Connecting Gender for Development (COGEN), on Wednesday alleged that teachers are taking the rations meant for pupils in some schools in Kaduna State.

Reps to probe discriminatory cut-off marks in Unity schools

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ABUJA-DISTURBED by alleged discriminatory cut-off marks for admission into unity schools in the country, the House of Representatives has ordered the House committee on Basic Education and Services  to probe the matter and report back to the House for further legislative actions in four weeks. 

NOUN admits Shiites inmates to acquire degrees, postgraduate degrees

The Shiite Inmates newly admitted into NOUN for degree, post-graduate degree programmes
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has admitted new set of undergraduate and post graduate students, including members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (Shiites) currently detained in Kaduna Prison after a crackdown by the government, for degree and post graduate degree programmes in the institution.

Prof. Utomi to Present 11 th Jackson Annual Lecture at UNN

Astute media pundit and political economist, Prof Pat Utomi, will on Tuesday July 3, 2018 be in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN to present the main lecture marking the 11th Jackson Annual Lecture (JAL). The title of the lecture is The Media and the Development Challenge in Nigeria at a Time of Crisis.

UNN imposes curfew on campus

University of Nigeria, Nsukka
University of Nigeria, Nsukka has imposed curfew at the Nsukka campus of the university from 11 pm to 6 am over alleged atrocious activities in the university.

FInland advocates for improved early childhood education in Nigeria 

At the recently concluded Finland Total School Support Seminar/Exhibition (TOSSE) in Lagos, the Chief Development Officer, Minna Bjorkman expressed the need to partner Nigeria on early childhood and continuous education, in addition to teachers training and training of all those involved in building early childhood education in Nigeria.

We owe it a duty to give qualitative education to children- Ibironke...

Mrs Ibironke Olatokunbo Adeyemi, is a Chartered Accountant and the Managing Director of Chrisland Schools.
Mrs Ibironke Olatokunbo Adeyemi, is a Chartered Accountant and the Managing Director of Chrisland Schools. In this interview, she bares her mind on the fallen standard of education in Nigeria, the difficulty of running businesses in the country while urging the government to urgently tackle the sectors's challenges as well as those facing the populace. Excerpts