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  • For Ernst & Young, Course of Study is now Irrelevant for Entry Level
    For Ernst & Young, Course of Study is now Irrelevant for Entry Level

    Ernst & Young, one of the world’s biggest graduate recruiters, has announced it will be removing the degree classification from its entry criteria, saying there is “no evidence” success at university correlates with achievement in later life. In an unprecendented move, the accountancy firm is scrapping its policy of requiring a 2:1 and the equivalent […]

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  • LASU gets New Vice Chancellor
    LASU gets New Vice Chancellor

    The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved the appointment of Prof. Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun as the 8th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU). The announcement was contained in a release issued on Wednesday by Steve Ayorinde, Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy. A Professor of Environmental Law, Mr. Fagbohun was until […]

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  • We won’t scrap NYSC, Assured FG
    We won’t scrap NYSC, Assured FG

    The Federal Government has said it will not succumb to agitations from some quarters to scrap the National Youth Service Corps scheme. The Minister of Youth Development and Sports, Mr. Solomon Dalong, in Lagos on Tuesday said the NYSC had come to stay, adding that its merits outweighed its disadvantages. Dalong said this during an […]

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  • Merry Christmas
    Merry Christmas

    You, yes you reading this made our editorial year at Edugist a great year. I just want to wish you a merry Christmas replete with joy, peace and unending testimonies. You shall finish the year strong. I believe that by next Christmas you’ll celebrate it with all you wish yourself, especially in self development and […]

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  • IGP Approves the Promotion of 558 Teachers in Police Schools
    IGP Approves the Promotion of 558 Teachers in Police Schools

    The Director, Directorate of Police Education, DCP Kabiru Ibrahim, in an interview with journalists, yesterday, in Abuja disclosed that the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, has approved the promotion of 558 teachers in The Nigerian police primary and secondary schools all over the country. The promotion which takes immediate effect and is meant to motivate them to perform better […]

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  • The Coventry University UK Open Day is Happening Live Now at Ikeja
    The Coventry University UK Open Day is Happening Live Now at Ikeja

    Like we earlier published in this post, the open day (information and registration) is today. The time has come to be part of this astonishing affordable international masters programme from Coventry University UK. It’s happening live at 2nd Floor, Amethyst Block, Agidingbi Opposite Cadbury, Ikeja. Registration is absolutely FREE and refreshment would be served to […]

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  • The 2016 Charles Bebeye Ndiome Armed Forces Remembrance Day Scholarship Awards Form is Out
    The 2016 Charles Bebeye Ndiome Armed Forces Remembrance Day Scholarship Awards Form is Out

    This is a sponsored post. The Charles Bebeye Ndiomu Foundation is a Non-Governmental Organisation registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission Abuja (CAC/IT/NO49627), set up in rememberance of Major General Charles Bebeye Ndiomu (of Blessed Memory) and to fulfill the educational ideals which he stood for during his time. We have set for ourselves a mission […]

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  • The Impact of the Right Education
    The Impact of the Right Education

    Education must aim at creating honest truthful individuals out of every student. Only the right type of education can bring about unity and prosperity among all. So it is the duty of every school to provide an education that will help the next generation to show the responsibility of every sort, an education that will […]

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  • #Godwin Crooner, Korede Bello Returns to School
    #Godwin Crooner, Korede Bello Returns to School

    Mavin superstar, Korede Bello, the crooner of the popular ‘godwin’ song has return to school for further studies. The superstar matriculated today at the Nigerian Institution of Journalism for higher national diploma (HND) in mass communication. Great step by him.

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  • Borno Spends Over N1billion on Students Scholarship – Commissioner
    Borno Spends Over N1billion on Students Scholarship – Commissioner

    The Commissioner of Higher Education in Borno State, Alhaji Ahmed Usman Jaha has said that government has not lost sight of “human and manpower development,” despite the ongoing security challenges the state contends and grapples with since the last four years of Governor Shettima’s administration. The manpower development cuts across various disciplines and professions, including […]

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  • Alleged Rape: Accused UNILAG Lecturer Begs Magistrate for Protection from Media
    Alleged Rape: Accused UNILAG Lecturer Begs Magistrate for Protection from Media

    The University of Lagos lecturer facing accusations of raping an 18 year old girl Monday pleaded with a Lagos magistrate for protection from ‎a “hostile” media reportage. Afeez Baruwa, 42, a lecturer in the Department of Accounting, allegedly raped the teenager in July, as she sought help to get admitted into the university. Kunle Abimbola, […]

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  • Nigerian students design software for visually impaired mobile users
    Nigerian students design software for visually impaired mobile users

    Four electrical and electronics students from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Victor Shoaga, Ayodele Obasegun, Oyatope Blessing and Otaru Babatunde have designed Humane. The software platform connects visually impaired smartphone users to the applications and functionalities they are normally unable to access. The software works in conjunction with a manual controller, which allows visually impaired users […]

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  • Gov Ikpeazu Splashes Scholarships On 2 First Class Law School Graduates
    Gov Ikpeazu Splashes Scholarships On 2 First Class Law School Graduates

    Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has been formally installed as the visitor to the Abia State University (ABSU), Uturu in line with the institution’s laws. Speaking after his investiture at the university pavilion, the governor assured that brighter days are ahead for the university. He commended the university for the feats it has achieved in recent times […]

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  • Dearth Of Quality Maths, Physics, Chemistry Teachers Impedes Students’ Performance-Provost
    Dearth Of Quality Maths, Physics, Chemistry Teachers Impedes Students’ Performance-Provost

    Dr Blessing Ijioma, the Provost, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education (AIFCE), Owerri, has attributed the declining students’ performance in external examinations to dearth of quality teachers in Mathematics, Physics and Sciences. Ijioma said this while interacting with newsmen shortly after conducting them round the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) projects in the institution on […]

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  • Tuition Hike: Babcock Varsity, Parents’ Meeting Deadlocked
    Tuition Hike: Babcock Varsity, Parents’ Meeting Deadlocked

    Protests marked an interactive session between the management of Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State, and members of the Parents, Consultative Forum to resolve the controversy generated by the recent increment in school fees on Tuesday. The university had, on August 17, announced an increment in tuition for fresh and returning students for the 2015/2016 […]

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  • No Basis For NUT’s Ultimatum – Governor Ahmed
    No Basis For NUT’s Ultimatum – Governor Ahmed

    The Kwara state Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has said there was no basis for the 14-day ultimatum issued by the state’s chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) over salary arrears owed primary school teachers’ in the state. Ahmed, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communications, Dr. Muhideen Akorede, said […]

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  • Bailout: Osun Lecturers Reject Pay Cut
    Bailout: Osun Lecturers Reject Pay Cut

    The Council of Academic Staff Union of Osun State-owned Tertiary Institutions has called on stakeholders in the state to prevail on Governor Rauf Aregbesola to stop cutting down their salaries under any guise. The lecturers said this in a statement signed by its Chairman, Lasisi Jimoh; Secretary, Olusegun Lana and the Public Relations Officer, Dotun […]

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  • PMB To NANS: With Anti-Corruption War, Your Future Is Bright
    PMB To NANS: With Anti-Corruption War, Your Future Is Bright

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday told Nigerian youths that the ongoing war against corruption would secure their future. Buhari stated this while addressing members of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) who marched to Aso Rock to pledge their full support for his anti-corruption campaign. The president, who was represented by his special adviser […]

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  • el-Rufai Moves Against Unregistered Private Schools In Kaduna
    el-Rufai Moves Against Unregistered Private Schools In Kaduna

    Kaduna State Government has directed proprietors of private schools operating in the state to register their schools with the Private Schools Board and renew their fees or have their licences revoked. The directive was given on Wednesday by the Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology, Dr. Shehu Usman Adamu after a meeting with the Management […]

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