Education

CodeLagos: 15,000 Trained As Ambode Approves Next Phase Of Initiative

…5000 coding centres to open this year Pleased with the success of the first phase of the CodeLagos initiative with over 15,000 individuals trained so far, Lagos State Governor, Mr.  Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the implementation of the next phase of the initiative, focused on expanding the reach and scope of the project to cater for more Lagos residents through its ...

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Dr. Chima, CIA President, Appointed Caleb University Professor

Caleb University, Imota, Lagos has appointed Dr. George Uzoma Chima, President and Chairman of Council of the Chartered Institute of Administration of Nigeria as a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Business Administration in recognition of his great impacts in business and the academia. Professor Daniel Ayandiji Aina, the Vice Chancellor of the university and his team said the appointment followed Professor ...

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Obi To Students: Education Will Set You Free

The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has advised Nigerian students to focus on their education, as that is the greatest weapon to liberate people and society from ignorance, slavery and prepare them for competition in the world. He gave the advice while celebrating “My Freedom Day”, with students of Girls Secondary School, Agulu, Anambra State, and Christ ...

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Stop Taxing Schools, Obi Tells Government

The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr.  Peter Obi, has called on Federal, State and Local Governments to stop all forms of taxation and levies on voluntary agencies and privately-owned primary and secondary schools across the country that render services for the common good. He made the call during his recent visit to Christ the King College (CKC) Ijebu Ode, ...

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Education Board Shortlists 421 Candidates For Test In Aguata

In compliance with recent job advertisement for primary school teachers, the Anambra State Universal Basic Education Board (ASUBEB) has shortlisted candidates for proficiency test. Anambra Government announced recently that it will engage 1,000 teachers, 500 each for primary and secondary schools. In Aguata Local Government Area (LGA), the names of 421 candidates were shortlisted for the test scheduled for March ...

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Ambode Charges Polytechnic Graduates To Use Their Acquired Skills To Create Employment

Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has charged graduates of Polytechnics and Colleges of Technology in the country to develop their acquired training and skills to create employment opportunities that will make them employers of labour rather than job seekers. The governor gave the charge on Thursday at Ikorodu during the 26th convocation ceremony of the Lagos State Polytechnic Ikorodu ...

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Striking Varsity Unions: No Deal, No UTME

The striking non-teaching staff of the Nigerian universities have threatened to disrupt the 2018 Joint Admission and Matriculation Board’s (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), which will hold from March 9. Mr Samson Ugwoke, Chairman, Joint Action Committee (JAC), Non-Teaching Staff of the Nigerian Universities, made the threat at a meeting of the National JAC with the Principal Branch Officers ...

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Dangote Donates N1.2 Billion Business School To Bayero University, Kano

…talks are on to affiliate the school with the popular Harvard Business School, in the United States of America The business educational development of Northern Nigeria took a new turn at the weekend when the renowned businessman, Aliko Dangote donated a N1.2 billion ultra-modern business school edifice to the Bayero University, Kano, (BUK), first of such in the northern part ...

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