Education

In Anambra, 10-Year-Old Girl Gets Scholarship After Father’s Death 

By Raymond Ozoji, Awka The lawmaker representing Awka-South 2 state constituency in the 7th legislature of Anambra state, Hon. Chukwuma Pius Okoye, has undertaken to sponsor the daughter of a widow from J.S.S 1 to S.S 3, to help the poor little girl actualise her dreams and aspirations. Speaking to journalists at Amawbia town hall in Awka-South local government area ...

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Our Tuition Fee About The Lowest In Nigeria — FCC Oji River 

…admits more students By Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Federal Cooperative College, Oji River, Enugu State Nigeria, has commenced admissions for 2022/2023 academic session. The college admission officer, Mr. Obinna Ezeano, who disclosed this, said admission is currently ongoing in the seven courses the college offers. Ezeano said the institution is admitting students into the departments of Cooperative Economics and Management, ...

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Nigeria’s University System Needs Radical Reform: Student Loans For More Than 100 Million People Might Be A Good Place To Start

There should be a rethink of Nigeria’s public university system. Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images David Mba, University of the Arts London and Val Ekechukwu, University of Nigeria Amid strikes by Nigeria’s Academic Staff Union of Universities, one thing is clear: the current funding model for the country’s public universities is broken. The government’s new Higher Education Bill aims ...

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JAMB Begins Sale Of 2023 UTME Forms

Barring any change in plan, the sale of forms for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will commence today. The UTME is an assessment examination conducted annually by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for candidates who desire to secure admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The sale of forms, according to JAMB, would run till Tuesday, 14th February, ...

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UTME 2023 Registration: NSCDC Synergises With JAMB To Combat Extortion Of Prospective Candidates

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Anambra State Command has warned accredited JAMB Computer Based Test operators in the habit of overcharging prospective candidates above Government stipulated rate for Joint Admission Matriculation Examination Board Form to stop forthwith. The State Commandant of the Corps, Chikere Isidore, gave the warning when he received in audience the Anambra State Coordinator in his ...

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LASG Restates Commitment To Accessible Education As Survey Of Out-Of-School Children Begins Tuesday

Lagos State Government renewed its commitment to ensuring education is accessible to every child irrespective of socio economic class or environments, to guarantee a better and secure future for the children. A survey programme, targeted towards out-of-school children to upscale efforts in bringing the sustained obligation into action will commence on Tuesday, 20th of December, 2022. Speaking at the weekend ...

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Sanwo-Olu, Wike, Makinde Bag Doctorate Degrees  

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his colleagues, Governors Nyesom Wike (Rivers) and Seyi Makinde (Oyo) have been conferred with honorary doctorate degrees by the Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, a foremost Anglican University in Nigeria. The three governors were conferred with honorary doctorate degrees in different disciplines on Friday during the 14th Convocation Ceremony of the University at its ...

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Base University Throws Out Amnesty Students In Middle Of Exam Over School Fees

Base University, Abuja, has thrown out Amnesty students writing the first semester examination in the institution. Investigation conducted by The Network shows that over 185 students who were given the Federal Government sponsored Presidential Amnesty Programme’s scholarship last year are affected by the weird action of the school’s operatives. The authorities of the institution threw out the bewildered students in ...

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Yoruba World Centre To Support FG’s Policy On Mother Tongue For Primary Classes

The International Centre for Yoruba Arts and Culture (Yoruba World Centre) has pledged to support the Federal Government on its new education policy. The Centre stated this in a letter of congratulations written to the Minister of Eduction, Alhaji Adamu Adamu. In the letter, personally signed by the Coordinator, Ogbeni Alao Adedayo, the YWC said it upheld the scaling through ...

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