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N57.1bn Annual Allowance Bill, Weak Economy Threatens NYSC Scheme

Posted: Jun 8, 2016 at 12:47 pm   /   Education

Oyeniran Apata, LAGOS   Recent hitches and inability of the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development, under whose supervision […]

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‘Varsity Leaders Must Engage Student Activists’

Posted: Jun 1, 2016 at 8:06 pm   /   Education

Oyeniran Apata LAGOS   The place education world over is to provide a platform for the acquisition of knowledge, skills, habits and […]

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LASU Crisis Over – Ambode

Posted: Jun 1, 2016 at 7:50 pm   /   Education

Oyeniran Apata LAGOS Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, at the 20th convocation of the Lagos State University (LASU) has […]

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Edo Varsity, Not Oshiomhole’s Property – Commissioner

Posted: May 25, 2016 at 3:53 pm   /   Education

Isaac Olamikan BENIN   Gideon Obhakhan, the Edo State Commissioner for Education, has disclaimed insinuations that the newly established Edo […]

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UNHCR Raises Concern Over Children In IDP Camps

Posted: May 25, 2016 at 3:36 pm   /   Education

  Oyeniran Apata, LAGOS No thanks to the Boko Haram insurgents whose dastardly acts have led to many Nigerian citizens […]

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Obasanjo Warns Against National Shipping Line

Posted: May 18, 2016 at 2:29 pm   /   Education, Shipping&Logistics

Andrew Utulu, Lagos Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised the Federal Government against resuscitating the defunct Nigerian National Shipping Line […]

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Will Ambode Build Befitting Orientation Camp For NYSC?

Posted: May 18, 2016 at 1:39 pm   /   Education

Oyeniran Apata, Lagos Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State Governor has again assured the management of the National Youth Service Corps […]

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HND, Degree Holders Are Equivalents, Not Equals – Okebukola

Posted: May 18, 2016 at 1:21 pm   /   Education

Oyeniran Apata, Lagos Professor Peter Okebukola, former Executive Secretary , National Universities Commission (NUC), has described graduates of tertiary institutions […]

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NOUN Grants 100% Waiver To Prison Inmates

Posted: May 11, 2016 at 2:28 am   /   Education

Oyeniran Apata, Lagos In keeping with its mandate of making education accessible to the less privileged in the society, the […]

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Lessons Of ‘Going Global 2016’ For Higher Education Growth In Nigeria

Posted: May 11, 2016 at 1:32 am   /   Education

Oyeniran Apata, Lagos The just concluded ‘Going Global 2016’ organised by the British Council annually for leaders in higher education […]

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ASUU Elects New Leadership, Says Fight Against Corruption ‘Half-Hearted’

Posted: May 11, 2016 at 1:24 am   /   Education

??Idongesit Ashameri, Uyo The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), at the end of its 19th National Delegates Conference, held […]

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FG To Use NYSC Scheme To Drive Change Philosophy

Posted: May 5, 2016 at 2:16 am   /   Education

Oyeniran Apata, Lagos As the 1,023 males and 1,112 female corps member deployed by the National Youth Corps Service (NYSC) […]

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Don Queries Wrong Mindset On Education Budget As Aid Drops By N119bn

Posted: May 4, 2016 at 4:56 pm   /   Education

Oyeniran Apata, Lagos A former lecturer at the Faculty of the California State University, Dominguez Hills, California and visiting Professor, […]

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CIPSMN Inducts 201 Graduate Professionals

Posted: May 4, 2016 at 4:50 pm   /   Education

The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria (CIPSMN) has conferred final graduate diploma and awards on deserving […]

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NUC Urges Varsities To Access Free N796.2m e-content At NgREN

Posted: Apr 29, 2016 at 1:28 pm   /   Education

Oyeniran Apata, Lagos  The National Universities Commission (NUC) has urged Nigerian universities to access the N796.2 million EBSCOHost e-content through […]

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Oshiomhole’s Revolution In Education Has Paid Off – Obhakhan

Posted: Apr 28, 2016 at 6:44 pm   /   Education

Gideon Obhakhan, Commissioner for Education in Edo State in this exclusive interview with Isaac Olamikan, speaks on the state’s government […]

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UI Closed For Two Weeks Due To Fuel, Water Shortage

Posted: Apr 28, 2016 at 2:06 pm   /   Education

Oyeniran Apata LAGOS – For the second time in two months, the University of Ibadan (UI) has suffered a second closure […]

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Wolex Polytechnics Students Extol Independent’s Virtues

Posted: Apr 15, 2016 at 3:03 am   /   Education

Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase LAGOS Wolex Polytechnics Mass communication students under the aegis of the Association of Mass Communication Students (AMACOS) have […]

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Buhari Reads Riot Act Against Pipeline Vandals

Posted: Apr 15, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   Features

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Beijing warned vandals and saboteurs blowing up oil and gas installations in Nigeria to desist […]

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Court Jails 10 Men 125 Years For Child Sex Abuse

Posted: Apr 8, 2016 at 8:12 pm   /   Crime, News

  Ten men who committed sexual offences against young girls in Rochdale, UK, have been jailed – with a judge […]

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Police Find Sex Slave In ‘House Of Horror’

Posted: Apr 6, 2016 at 2:23 pm   /   Crime, News

  When police searched a run-down, two-story house on Tuller Street in Detroit, while carrying out a warrant, they found […]

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Unending Debate Over Rivers Monorail Project

Posted: Apr 6, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   BUSINESS, Features

 Daniel Abia, P/Harcourt   No single project in the recent history of Rivers State has received so much condemnation and […]

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Nigerian Girl Shatters U.S. Academic Records, Gets Admission Into All Ivy League Schools

Posted: Apr 5, 2016 at 5:25 pm   /   Education, News

    A high school student from Long Island is celebrating the rare feat of being accepted to all eight […]

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45,000 Participate In Cowbellpedia Maths Tests

Posted: Mar 31, 2016 at 5:34 pm   /   Education, News

  Ejikeme Omenazu LAGOS     It was excitement galore at different venues for the qualifying written examination for this […]

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CBT Cancellation: Anxiety Mounts Over Multi-million Naira Investments

Posted: Mar 31, 2016 at 5:24 pm   /   Education, News

  Oyeniran Apata LAGOS     The aftermath of the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that was characterised by […]

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