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Abuja school where kids learn under the tree


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The chant of their learning by rote tears the air around. The children learn in an environment characterized by dirt, foul odour and outdoors; yet, they recite the lines handed out by their teacher excitedly with their eyes readily fixed on the teacher for more instructions. The children sit on ...

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“Be Change Agents,” Buhari Tells Nigerian University Students

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President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerian universities to function as agents of change in order to accelerate the desired economic growth and development of the country. Buhari stressed that varsities must play visible roles in the country’s economic growth and transformation. The President, who was represented by the Executive ...

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Dutse University names 11 Professors shortlisted for VC post

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he Chairman, Governing Council of the Federal University of Dutse, Jigawa, Prof. Taoheed Adedoja, said the council had shortlisted 11 professors out of the 24 who applied for the post of Vice-Chancellor of the institution. Adedoja disclosed this on Sunday in Dutse while speaking with newsmen after inspecting ongoing projects ...

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South African universities shut despite fee agreement

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South African campuses closed Monday, many for a second week, as students refused to end protests despite a government decision to scrap the tuition fee hikes that triggered nationwide demonstrations. Student leaders have vowed further action to push for other demands, including universal free education. Police last week fired rubber ...

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Ghana to stop using English for teaching in schools

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The Minister of Education has stated that Ghana would very soon change the use of English as a medium of instruction in school. Prof. Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang largely blamed the inability of the educated working class to develop the nation to the language used in teaching them in school. ...

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My sister stopped school for me to graduate

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Best graduating student of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State, Damilola Ayorinde, tells SAMUEL AWOYINFA, the secret of her success As she donned her academic gown and beamed with smiles, not many guests knew what Damilola Ayorinde went through to become the best graduating student of the Olabisi ...

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Alleged rapist, Baruwa, not our employee, UNILAG insists

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The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Rahamon Bello, has insisted that a lecturer standing trial for rape, Dr. Afeez Baruwa, is not an employee of the institution. This, Bello said had contributed to the inability of the university authorities to punish him for allegedly raping an admission seeker ...

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Olaiya Oni, former Minister of Education,dies at 74

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A former Minister of Education, Dr. Olaiya Oni, died on Sunday during an illness. He was aged 74. Oni, who was also the pioneer Chairman of the Labour Party in Ondo State, reportedly died at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, where he had been hospitalised for some days. A family ...

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MEMO TO PARENTS/SCHOOL PROPRIETORS: How to identify a bad teacher

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The Teachers’ Refresher/Award Programme convened, last week Tuesday, by Mrs. Foluso Atilola, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Covenant Education Consultancy (CEC), the Lagos-based educational consulting firm that organises refresher and development courses for teachers, high school and life-after-high-school/annual school owners and principal officers summits and overseas education and cultural tours, ...

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NOA urges teachers to teach national symbols to pupils

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The National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Kano State on Saturday urged primary school teachers to teach the national symbols and cultured behaviour in schools. This is contained in a statement issued in Kano by the Public Relations Officer of the agency, Mr Olayinka Olawore, and made available to the News ...

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UNILAG students shut down varsity over bedbug attacks

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Students of the University of Lagos, Akoka,Yaba,on Monday shut down the varsity’s two main gates over what they termed incessant attacks of bedbugs and neglect of accommodation facilities by the university authorities. The youths, who went on the rampage from 3am, reportedly went to the homes of some principal officers ...

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