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  • Nigeria Rejects Online Degrees, Warns Students Against Virtual Schools
    Nigeria Rejects Online Degrees, Warns Students Against Virtual Schools

    The National Universities Commission, NUC, on Thursday called on Nigerians to stop patronising online universities and other degree awarding institutions operating online. Speaking at a press conference, the NUC’s Public Relations officer, Ibrahim Yakasai, said that degrees obtained online are not accepted in the country. “Nigeria will not recognize online degrees. Online degrees are not […]

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  • Nairobi Schools to get Free Internet
    Nairobi Schools to get Free Internet

    More than two thousand public and private schools in Nairobi County are set to benefit from free unlimited high-speed fixed internet to be rolled out by fibre company, Zuku, in partnership with the Kenya Education Network and the County Government of Nairobi. Dubbed WazEd, the project was launched over a year ago and is aimed […]

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  • Apply to be a World Class Developer in the Andela Fellowship
    Apply to be a World Class Developer in the Andela Fellowship

    Do you dream of changing the world with software? Do you have a passion for technology? Do you have a passion for improving the lives of your fellow citizens? Of helping to improve the lives of all Africans? Consider applying to the Andela Fellowship, a 4-year, paid opportunity to master the craft of professional software development while […]

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  • Every child’s dream now possible with Glo Mobile Tutor
    Every child’s dream now possible with Glo Mobile Tutor

    The dream of every Nigerian child for academic success is now a reality with the introduction by Globacom of a mobile-based educational application called Glo Mobile Tutor.  Glo Mobile Tutor is an innovation with full Junior and Secondary school curricula that had been specially designed to provide instant knowledge and prepare students for examinations. The application is rich in content such […]

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  • 10 Oscar-worthy Movies Every Entrepreneur Should See
    10 Oscar-worthy Movies Every Entrepreneur Should See

    Each year, Hollywood celebrates the best movies of the year at the Academy Awards. But underneath all the glitz, glam, and “who’s wearing who?” there are some inspiring movies that entrepreneurs can learn from. Watching these cinematic features can actually help them think like better business owners. Here is a list of old and new […]

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  • Zuriel Oduwole pays courtesy call on Etisalat Nigeria
    Zuriel Oduwole pays courtesy call on Etisalat Nigeria

    11 year old award winning girl child education advocate, documentary film maker, conference speaker, and writer on Tuesday 8 July, 2014, payed a courtesy call to Etisalat Nigeria. The courtesy call was made to the Youth Segment team, in what can be described as a chat on Cliqlite, a child-friendly product, recently rolled out to […]

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  • The Problem with 21st-Century Education
    The Problem with 21st-Century Education

    Ever since 2000, educators and education reform folks have been quick to refer to “21st-century education.” For over a decade, this term has been used to describe the changing landscape for educators. What it has become is another one of the many catchphrases (e.g. “differentiation,” “rigor,” “personalized learning”) thrown around by educators, reformers and anyone, […]

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  • 3 things every teacher should be doing with web 2.0 tools
    3 things every teacher should be doing with web 2.0 tools

    Web 2.0 technology — the free digital tools that empower all users to create and share — has changed the way the world operates. In the hands of educators, it can become a powerful catalyst for changing the way students learn. The three critical opportunities web 2.0 tools offer for educators are: 1. Constantly evaluating […]

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  • Educational Games and Gamification
    Educational Games and Gamification

    The Internet is ripe with free games that can be helpful to teachers and students alike. Of course, there are also a lot of lesser-quality tools out there and sites that will burden your computer with viruses and the like, so it helps to have a vetted list to work from. The current trend towards […]

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  • 10 Steps to Building and Managing your Personal Reputation
    10 Steps to Building and Managing your Personal Reputation

    Social media have developed new matrix for building and managing our reputations. As students, entrepreneurs, and teachers, it is important that we fix ourselves rightly for better reputation. Fact finding by security companies and HR companies is diminishing. This is because with the click of the buttons, our information-the good and the bad are gotten. […]

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  • My Reflections from Social Media Week Lagos as a Volunteer and Partner
    My Reflections from Social Media Week Lagos as a Volunteer and Partner

    At some point, it was the most anticipated event in the continent. How time flies! The social media week, Lagos have come and gone. Was it worth it? An emphatic yes is my answer. The emergence of social networks about a decade ago have no doubt redefined marketing, communication, networking, and even influence matrix. Africa […]

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  • UNESCO trains 50 female students on investigative journalism
    UNESCO trains 50 female students on investigative journalism

    The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, has trained no fewer than 50 female student-journalists in 11 tertiary institutions in the  South-West on investigative journalism. The  Officer-in-charge, UNESCO Abuja, Prof. Hassana Alidou, stated this in Abeokuta, while addressing the student-journalists at the opening ceremony of the two-day capacity building workshop on investigative journalism […]

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  • Nigeria International Book Fair
    Nigeria International Book Fair

    Forty thousand visitors are expected at this year’s Nigeria International Book Fair which opened on Monday at the Multi-Purpose Hall, University of Lagos. The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Book Fair Trust, -organisers of the event – Mr. Abiodun Omotubi, who disclosed this during an interview with our correspondent, said it was the first time all the […]

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