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FCET lecturer forges results for postal workers

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A lecturer with the Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka, Yaba, Bola Temiye, has been arrested by the police for allegedly forging the school’s statement of results for two workers of the Nigerian Postal Service. PUNCH Metro learnt that the 46-year-old, who lectured at the Orile Agege study centre of ...

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UI emerges Nigeria’s best varsity

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The 2015 ranking of African universities and higher institutions has placed the University of Ibadan as the best in Nigeria and eighth in Africa. The Journals Consortium conducted the ranking, which involved 1,447 African universities and higher institutions. The focus of the ranking was on research publications, citations from the ...

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‘Public varsities should admit more students’

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Dr. Mahfouz Adedimeji is the Director, Centre for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ilorin, and a Fulbright scholar. He talks about ways to check some of the problems confronting the education sector with SUCCESS NWOGU What are the areas you think the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari can focus ...

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JAMB to determine admissions cut-off marks on July 14

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will hold its 2015 Policy meeting on July 14 to determine cut-off marks for admission of candidates into tertiary institutions. This was contained in a statement signed by Mr Fabian Benjamin, the board’s Public Relations Officer, and made available to newsmen ...

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‘34m Children Out Of School In Conflict Countries’

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A new report by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), yesterday in its Education For All Global Monitoring Report (EFA GMR) shows that 34 million children and adolescents are out of school in conflict-affected countries. It added that the most vulnerable are the hardest hit as the ...

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Teachers Besiege Maltina Teacher Of The Year Website

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As entries for the newly launched Maltina Teacher of the year award draws to a close, organisers say they have recorded a deluge of entries as teachers rush to meet the deadline. Reports from collation centres of the Maltina Teacher of the Year across the country indicates that scores of ...

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1600 applicants write exams for 100 seats in Oyo College of Nursing

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Dr Olayemisi Iyiola, Permanent Secretary, Oyo State Ministry of Health, on Saturday said 1,600 applicants wrote the entrance examination into Oyo State College of Nursing and Midwifery. Iyiola, whose ministry oversees the college, disclosed this while monitoring the entrance examination which took place at the college premises in Ibadan. “What ...

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E-Classroom Excites Secondary School Students In Lagos

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School children from Girls Senior High School, Agege, Lagos on Friday expressed satisfaction with the introduction of online training into their scheme of work. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the school is one of the beneficiaries of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC’s) e-classroom, meant to introduce the ...

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Pupils put Buhari on the spot

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Hours after various events marked the Children’s Day, pupils demand a better life for all, writes FOLASHADE ADEBAYO Onyinye Chinwokwu, a Senior Secondary School Pupil 2 of the Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary, Ikorodu, Lagos, understands the power of change. As the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, is sworn into office today, Chinwokwu ...

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Borno Government sponspors orphans to study in Kano schools

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About 100 children orphaned by the Boko Haram insurgency in Borno state have been sponsored to be enrolled into various primary schools in Kano state. Governor Kashim Shettima, who was represented by the Borno State Head of Service, Barrister Yakubu Bukar, while addressing the pupils shortly before their departure to ...

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