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Editor’s Pick; Highlights From Last Week You Shouldn’t Miss Out On

Last week On Myefiko,

Sokoto State Government became the first state in Nigeria to initiate the Right to Education Bill 2016 in recognition and protection of the rights of children between six and 18 years to education in the state.

Read Up: Sokoto State Initiates Bill For Right To Education

Research revealed that the number of non-illiterate adults in Nigeria has been estimated at 50 million while the world is still home to 758 million adult illiterates with two-thirds of them women.

Read Up: 50M Nigerian Adults Are Illiterates Says Commission

The National Universities Commission (NUC) scrapped sub-degree diploma programs in the Nigerian university system.

Read Up: No More Sub Degree Diploma In Varsities Says NUC

The first major solar power plant in Nigeria has been launched at the University of Ibadan while the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board’s Registrar Prof. Is-haq Oloyede made an appeal to the National Assembly to suspend the amendment of its Act.

Read Up: Nigeria’s First Major Solar Power Plant Launched At The University Of Ibadan

Automatic employment was offered to all physically challenged graduates of Anambra State origin by the state Governor, Willie Obiano. Obiano.

 

Read Up: AWESOME! All Physically Challenged Graduates In Anambra Gets Automatic Employment

Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), commenced a course on National Peace Policy (NPP) initiated by the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR).

Read Up: Afe Babalola University Begins Course On National Peace Policy

The Rector, Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Dr Margaret Ladipo revealed the Federal Government’s plan to bridge the gap between HND and BSc holders. This will be done through the introduction of an initiative called the National Vocational Qualification Framework .

Read Up: FG’s Plans To End Dichotomy Between BSc and HND Holders

The National Universities Commission (NUC) successfully reviewed the curricula of the nation’s universities and they are currently awaiting the approval of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).

A Chinese investment firm has agreed to fund the driverless vehicle and robotics research at the University of Michigan with a sum of $27 million.

Read Up: the University of Michigan Gets $27M For Robotic And Driverless Vehicles Research

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