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30th Convocation: Ibadan Polytechnic Graduates 4,977

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The Polytechnic, Ibadan on Friday graduated 4,977 students for its 2013/2014 academic session. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 3,675 graduated with National Diploma (ND) while 1,302 graduated with Higher National Diploma (HND). Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, the Visitor to the institution, urged the graduands to learn to...

Fire Outbreak At ABU School Of Basic Studies' Hostel In Funtua

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Fire on Tuesday gutted the male hostel of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) School of Basic and Remedial Studies in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Correspondent, who was at scene, reports that the fire started at about 5 : 15 p.m, while students...

Ambrose Alli University To Host Nigerian Law Students’ Competition

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The Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma in Edo, is to host the 10th edition of the Client Counselling Competition among Nigerian law students, according to a statement. The statemen, signed by the AAU Organising Committee Chairman, Mr Emmanuel Akhigbe, was made available to newsmen on Monday in Benin. It quoted Akhigbe as...

Children Should Be Encouraged On Formal, Non-formal Education – Emir

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The Emir of Jiwa in the FCT, Alhaji Idris Musa, has called on parents to encourage their children to go for both formal and non-formal education. Musa made the call at the closing ceremony of the 29th Edition of the FCT Qur’anic Recitation Competition in Abuja on Sunday. According to him the...

OAU Students Deny Booing And Stoning Jonathan

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The President, Students Union Government of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Mr. Isaac Ibikunle, has described as falsehood the report in some quarters that students of the university hurled stones and other missiles at President Goodluck Jonathan during his visit to the campus on Friday. The SUG president spoke in an...

 

Institute Set To Hold Lecture Series On Youth ‘s Involvement In Electoral Violence

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The Electoral Institute (TEI), a centre of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday expressed readiness to hold a lecture series on youth and electoral violence on Dec. 1 . The Director-General of the Institute, Prof. Abubakar Momoh, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the lecture...

LASU VC Urges Students, Staff Not To Disrupt Academic Activities

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The Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Prof. John Obafunwa, on Wednesday urged students and staff of the institution to shun activities that could disrupt the school’s academic calendar. Obafunwa made the plea while presenting the scorecard of his 1095 days in office. The vice chancellor said that any interruption...

 

Teacher Seeks More Awareness On French As Second Official Language

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A retired Director of Education in Lagos State, Mrs Pauline Chuke, has called for teaching of French in senior secondary schools to create more awareness of French as Nigeria’s second official language. Chuke, the Vice-Principal of the Lagos State Senior Model College, Ojo, Lagos, until her retirement on Monday, made the...

Phd Student Adapts Cheap Microscope And Saves £100,000

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A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit. Adam Lynch created his own inverted microscope by adapting a cheap instrument he bought online. Adam realised a USB microscope he had purchased from a hobby shop could be clamped upside down on a table to...

FG Spends N50Bn On Higher Institutions In Imo

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The Minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, said on Friday that the Federal Government spent more than N50 billion in higher institutions located in Imo in the last three years. Shekarau made the disclosure in Owerri while answering questions from newsmen during an Impact Assessment visit to the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede...

 

Akwa Ibom Govt. Increases Educational Grants To Visually Impaired Persons

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 Akwa Ibom Government has announced plans to increase educational grants for visually-impaired persons and other physically challenged individuals living in the State. Gov. Godswill Akpabio made this known at the 2014 International White Cane and Safety Day organised by the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Welfare in Uyo on Thursday. Represented...

Yabatech Warns Students Against Joining Cults

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Authorities of the Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) in Lagos  on Wednesday  warned students against participating in cultism, gangsterism and other  vices that could endanger  their careers on campus. The Director of the Public Relations Unite of the college, Mr Charles Oni, gave the warning in an interview with the News...

 

Expert Seeks Restructuring Of Nigeria’s Shipping Industry

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A Marine Engineer, Mr Olu Akinsoji, on Tuesday urged the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr Patrick Akpobolokemi, to restructure the shipping industry. Akinsoji told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos the exercise would enhance the director-general‘s performance and achievements. “He is taking some very...

Nigeria Is Living Under Cloud Of Shame, Dereliction - Soyinka

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Professor Wole Soyinka yesterday lamented the insecurity in Nigeria adding that Nigeria as a nation is living under a cloud of shame, embarrassment and feeling of dereliction. The Nobel Laureate said this on Monday while reflecting on the plight of the Chibok girls held captive by the Boko Haram insurgents. According to...

 

6 Secondary Schools Emerge Winners Of SEC National Investment Quiz Competition

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Six secondary schools have emerged zonal winners of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) quiz competition, instituted to enhance Nigerian youths awareness on capital market and general investments. The six schools, according to a release by SEC are Government Secondary School, Akim Calabar, Cross Rivers State, Community Secondary School, Okposhi, Ebonyi...

 

National Kids Creative Writing Awards To Hold In Abuja

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Arrangements have been concluded to hold an award ceremony on Friday, November 21, 2014 for the winners of the 2013/2014 MyRainbowBooks National Creative Writing Competition for Children. This is in furtherance of efforts to bolster the reading culture and boost self-confidence in creative writing in children by My-Rainbow-Books Limited. The ceremony, which...

Ibrahim Shekarau Commends TETFund Towards The Development Of Tertiary Education

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The minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, has commended TETFund’s efforts towards the development of tertiary education in Nigeria. He gave the commendation at the inauguration of TETFund sponsored, published, specialized higher education textbooks and TETFund guidelines on institution based research, in Abuja on Thursday.  Shekarau lauded the National Book Development Fund...

 

Uzbekistan Students Stage Rare Protest Against Forced Labour In Cotton Fields

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Uzbekistan’s practice of sending forced labourers to pick the cotton harvest causes a furore among right groups abroad every year, but now there are rumblings of discontent from within the country. Students at the country’s National University have taken the unusual step of publicly complaining about being forced to help with...

ASUU: FG Yet To Honour Agreement With Lecturers

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may begin another protracted strike after one year the call-off the return to classroom. Aca­demic Staff Union of Universi­ties (ASUU) on Wednesday accused the Federal Government of reneg­ing on the agreement she reached with the lecturers before calling off of the strike. Speaking during a...

 

Bauchi Govt. Conducts Training For 4,215 Teachers

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The Bauchi State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) on Wednesday commenced a three-month training for 4,215 teachers in the 20 local government areas of the state. The Executive Chairman of the board, Alhaji Abdullahi Dabo, said at the opening inBauchi that the exercise was organised to enhance the teachers’ performance. "Last year,...


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