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Enugu Awards N30m Scholarships To 300 Students

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The Enugu State Government has approved the award of N30 million scholarship to 300 students for the 2017/2018 academic session. The State Commissioner for Information, Dr Godwin Udeuhele, told newsmen on Friday in Enugu that the beneficiaries were drawn from the three senatorial districts of the state. Briefing newsmen on …

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Why We Need Improved Literacy For Adults

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Wife of the Governor of Benue State, Dr Eunice Erdoo Ortom, has promised to partner with the Benue State Agency for Adult and Non-Formal Education (ANFEA), towards ensuring literacy for adults in the state. Dr Ortom, who stated this during a courtesy call on her by the agency at the …

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Don: Africa Needs More Researchers on Peacebuilding

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Prof Cyril Obi is the Project Director, African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), New York. At a workshop held at the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), last week, Obi shares the vision of the organisation and the rationale behind the workshop with ODUNAYO OGUNMOLA. Excerpts: …

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JAMB Speaks On July 1 Supplementary UTME

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has described its supplementary Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) held across 170 centres nationwide as satisfactory. The boards Head of Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made the remark in an interview with the News agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Saturday. …

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How To Solve The Global Education Crisis

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Today, 263 million of the worlds children are out of school. Education is particularly effective at ending the poverty cycle;$1.2 trillion is spent globally on education but it isnt spent effectively. Most people dont realise there is a global education crisis. But on current trends, over half the worlds children, …

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Vice Chancellor Set to Re-Position Unijos

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UNIVERSITY of Jos, situated in the heart of Jos, has had its fair share of the negative impact of crises; the institution has also witnessed myriad of internal problems which disrupted academic activities for months leaving the staff and students stranded. In the past one year, the institution has had …

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School Fees Hike: Nigerian Senate Summons 38 Varsity VCs

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The Nigerian Senate is set to summon Vice Chancellors of 38 Federal Universities in the country over increase in tuition fees. This was disclosed by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND, Senator Barau Jibrin, on Tuesday. Jibrin stated this in reaction to the statement credited to the …

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