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Education & Learning15 posts

Are Doctors in Nigeria Still on Strike?

Why are Doctors in Nigeria on Strike?   THANK YOU for being part of our struggle. We would like to update you on the ongoing strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD).   The Academic Staff Union of Universities commenced their nationwide strike on November 4, 2018, following the failure of the F ...Read more
2021-11-06
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NYSC Members Warned Not to Alter their Uniforms

The Gombe State Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps, Ada Imoni, has cautioned upcoming corps members against altering their uniforms, either by slim fitting, or making the trousers shorter.   Imoni settled on this decision on Monday in an assertion named, '2021 Batch 'C' Stream I Orientation Course', where she gave a few mandates to the upcoming corps member ...Read more
2021-10-18
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  • Jobs, Careers & Vacancies
  • Events

Teacher's Retirement Age to be Moved to 65

VP Yemi Osinbajo says endeavors are in progress to extend the retirement period of teachers in Nigeria's public service from 60 to 65 years.  Osinbajo ed this on Tuesday while facilitating the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Oluwabunmi Anani, Maltina Teacher of the Year, 2020 Winner, as a winner of the 2021 World Teachers Day festivity.  Anani was went with on the visit to the Pr ...Read more
2021-10-07
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  • Politics
  • Jobs, Careers & Vacancies
  • NYSC, Education

JAMB Intros New Cut-off Marks

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has dropped the national cut-off mark. Every one of the country's tertiary establishments is now approved to fix its admission cut-off mark. The decision was announced by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu at thr 2021 policy meeting.  As of now, colleges, polytechnics and schools of instruction have sent their different c ...Read more
2021-09-01
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  • Politics
  • Jobs, Careers & Vacancies
  • NYSC, Education
  • Events

COVID-19 Nigeria: UNILAG to Close Down Due to Third Wave

The administration of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has requested the temporar closure of the establishment this month over the resurgence of COVID-19 on the college grounds.  This choice was reached at an emergency Senate meeting on Wednesday.  Students have additionally been instructed to move out with their possessions by 12.00 noon  on Thursday, July 15, 2021.  ...Read more
2021-07-15
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  • NYSC, Education
  • Health & Medical
  • Computers

5 reasons you shouldn't study in Benin Republic

  Likely because of the enticing three years of study when contrasted with the Nigerian four years least, the alleged 'modest' instruction, the just about every minute of every day power supply.  Notwithstanding, a lot of Nigerians that at first headed toward the Benin Republic to consider returned to Nigeria to restart their schooling following a year or two of study, a ...Read more
2021-03-03
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  • NYSC, Education

Nigerian Govt: Schools to Resume on Jan 18

The Nigerian government through its Ministry of Education has said the January 18 date for schools to continue isn't final.  The public authority said another date may be reported relying upon the country's COVID-19 cases.  The Minister of Education, Adamu, gave the clue on Monday in Abuja, at the joint public instructions of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 ...Read more
2021-01-12
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  • Politics
  • NYSC, Education
  • Family

ASUU, FG Feud: No Resumption Date for Schools

  The fight between the government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has declined as no date has been fixed for resumption of arrangements by the two gatherings.  With this turn of events, there is no end as far as anyone can tell for the goal of issues that prompted the extended nine-month-old strike by ASUU. The association protested to compel the government ...Read more
2020-11-18
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  • NYSC, Education

2020: NYSC to Activate 6,000 Prospective Corps Members

An total of about 6,000 planned corps members  from different establishments of higher learning in Nigeria will be activated for the 2020 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Batch 'B' direction practice this month.  Chief General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Shaibu Ibrahim unveiled this in Jos, Plateau State capital, yesterday during a pre-direction course workshop coordi ...Read more
2020-11-06
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  • Jobs, Careers & Vacancies
  • NYSC, Education

FG: Date for WAEC Exam Announced

Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba has announced the dates for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)  for: August 4 to September 5, 2020.   “As soon as we conclude WAEC, we will take NABTEB and NECO,” he said. This comes after the federal government announced the“safe reopening” of schools in Nige ...Read more
2020-07-07
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  • NYSC, Education

Coronavirus: NYSC Orientation Suspended

Though no case of COVID-19 has been recorded, the NYSC orientation has been suspended nation wide as a precautionary measure according to Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). It was also noted that camp activities were also similarly sustended during the Ebola virus endemic.T The management of NYSC had suspended the ongoing orienta ...Read more
2020-03-18
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"Acceptance Fee" for Nigerian Universities to be Abolished

On Wednesday, The House of Representatives called for the abolishment of ‘acceptance fees’ paid by students admitted to various institutions in Nigeria. Leading the debate, Emeka Chinedu said this practice limited the poor's access toto tertiary education and that “predatory admission policies being enforced by tertiary institutions, particularly the require ...Read more
2019-11-21
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  • NYSC, Education

Nigerian International students contributed $514m to U.S. economy in 2018

According to the 2019 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange , 514 million dollars was contributed to the U.S. economy in 2018 by 13,423 Nigerian  international students studying in the US This data ranks Nigeria as 11th country of origin with the most foreign students studying in the US for the 2018/19 school year.  Nigerians make up 1.2 per cent of t ...Read more
2019-11-21
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  • NYSC, Education

NYSC Announces Online Registration

Online registeration for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been announced today, on Monday 21st October 2019 Via Twitter. Prospective 2019 "Batch C" Corps Members are eligible to sign up from now until Friday, 1st November 2019.     Below are step by step instructions for the registeration process provided by management. 1. Visit the online registrati ...Read more
2019-10-22
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Merriam-Webster Adds "They" to Its Online Dictionary as a Non binary Pronoun

America’s oldest dictionary, Merriam-Webster is also officially adding "they" to its online dictionary as a nonbinary pronoun. This follows in the steps of Associated Press, who recognized it two years ago. What is "nonbinary," you say? A non-binary person is someone who does not identify as exclusively a man or a woman. Simply, someone who is non-binary&n ...Read more
2019-09-19
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