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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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  • Briton Urges Buhari to Give Teacher Training Attention
    Briton Urges Buhari to Give Teacher Training Attention

    A British educationist, Mr. George Bowery, has called for better training of Nigerian teachers. Bowery, who urged President Muhammadu Buhari to emphasis on the training of teachers, noted that it was key to improving the standard of education in Nigeria. He also cautioned that the era of writing on blackboard was over. Bowery, who is […]

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  • Mass Failure As WAEC Releases May/June 2014 Results
    Mass Failure As WAEC Releases May/June 2014 Results

    The West Africa Examination Council, WAEC has released its May/June 2014 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results, recording mass failure in Mathematics and English Language. Announcing the results, Monday, at WAEC office, Yaba, the Head of National Office, WAEC, Mr. Charles Eguridu said: “A total of 529,425 candidates, representing 31.28%, obtained credits in […]

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  • 8 year old Nigerian boy comes 2nd in UK Child Genius competition
    8 year old Nigerian boy comes 2nd in UK Child Genius competition

    8 year old Tudor Mendel-Idowu and his sister 11 year old Hazelle Mendel-Idowu  were the only Nigerians to take part in the Child Genius of the Year 2014 in the UK. The competition consists of 20 highly gifted youngsters between 7-12 who face two grueling rounds: Logic and Reasoning and Memory Recall – where they have […]

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  • FG Deploys 50 Lecturers To Ugandan University
    FG Deploys 50 Lecturers To Ugandan University

    Nigeria has deployed 50 volunteers of the Technical Aid Corps (TAC) to the Islamic University of Uganda where they will lecture until 2016. Addressing the volunteers at the pre-departure ceremony in Abuja, the Director General of TAC, Prof. Pius Osunyikanmi said the delegation is part of about 1,500 volunteers to be deployed to 15 countries […]

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  • From Experience: The Painful Reality OF A Nigerian Graduate
    From Experience: The Painful Reality OF A Nigerian Graduate

    On Friday July 18th, I boarded a night bus for the first time in my life. I was very apprehensive given the bad state of our roads and the activities of men of the underworld. The risk associated with travelling by road for 10 long hours and the resources I would expend in the process […]

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  • Education activists Malala Yousafzai in Abuja, Nigeria
    Education activists Malala Yousafzai in Abuja, Nigeria

    Today is renowned girl child education campaigner Malala Yousafzai’s 17th birthday, but instead of being anywhere in the world to celebrate, she chose to come to Nigeria. The Pakistani girl shot by Taliban a few years ago for campaigning for girl child education, arrived Abuja, Nigeria in the early hours of today, to raise her voice […]

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  • Hunger for education creates future geniuses – Michelle Obama
    Hunger for education creates future geniuses – Michelle Obama

    A hunger for education should continue beyond graduation and should be used to guide and inspire “the next generation of geniuses,” the United States First Lady, Michelle Obama, has said. She stated this on Saturday at the Dillard University, New Orleans, where Nigerians emerged as the first four graduating students. The First Lady described the […]

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  • Teaching Shouldn’t Be Left for the Washouts
    Teaching Shouldn’t Be Left for the Washouts

    As committee meetings draw close to conclusion, the committee on science and technology in a bid a make relevant recommendations invited the permanent secretary of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology Mrs. Winifred, E. Oyo-Ita FCA, to get detailed information from her relating to the development of science and technology in the country. Mrs. […]

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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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  • Ezekwesili Calls For Focus On Early Child Care Education
    Ezekwesili Calls For Focus On Early Child Care Education

    Former World Bank Vice President for Africa, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Wednesday said focus on early child education would help the development of young generation in Nigeria. Ezekwesili made the observation in a keynote address at the ongoing 20th Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja. The theme of this year’s summit is “Transforming Education through Partnerships […]

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  • Chinese GS5 SUV hits Nigerian road
    Chinese GS5 SUV hits Nigerian road

    The Chinese are delving into the luxury car segment in Nigeria as Guangzhou Automobile Company has unveiled a new Sport Utility Vehicle, Trumpchi GS5, for the nation’s market. The introduction of the GS5 by the GAC, a Chinese car manufacturer, is an indication that the Chinese are determined to score automobile goals from impossible angles. […]

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  • A Presidential Media Chat and the Concern of a Young Man
    A Presidential Media Chat and the Concern of a Young Man

    Disclaimer: I’m not one of those people that sit in front of the computer’s keyboard to criticize the government or those at the helm of affair. I rather prefer to be part of the solution and am creating my 8th wonder. My concern is in education; I am a student, teacher and do business in […]

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  • Brilliance Demystify: Sanusi Nails it in this Talk
    Brilliance Demystify: Sanusi Nails it in this Talk

    In this talk Sanusi Lamido Sanusi talks about what it would take for this generation of Millenials to revive the Nigerian economy. Mr Sanusi was named Forbes Africa person of the year 2011 and was also listed in TIME Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. He is currently the […]

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  • Latest Update: ASUU call off strike
    Latest Update: ASUU call off strike

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Tuesday announced the suspension of the union strike that has crippled the nation’s public universities for close to six months. Addressing a press conference in the Federal Universities of Technology, Minna, the Niger State capital, the National President of ASUU, Dr. Nasir Fagge, said the union had agreed […]

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  • US Urges FG To Work With ASUU To End Strike
    US Urges FG To Work With ASUU To End Strike

    The United States of America (USA), on Wednesday urged the Government of Nigeria, to work out a lasting solution to the lingering Academic Staff of Universities (ASUU) strike even as it decried the activities of touts who deceive Nigerian students intending to study in the US, labelling them as criminals. US Embassy Cultural Affairs Officer, […]

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