Saturday, September 25, 2021

EDUCATION

The unprecedented appearance of JAMB at IPI World Congress

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For the first time in its four-decade existence, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is being a represented at the World Congress of the International Press Institute in Vienna, Austria.  This was made possible by the present leadership of the...

Swedish firm partners experts to boost digital literacy in Nigeria

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Swedish-Nigerian firm, Global Wissen Consult, is collaborating with Nigerian education professionals to improve digital education and skills acquisition for Nigerian adolescents through digital programs. At a stakeholder roundtable, Oscar Nwokeji, the firm's co-founder, stated that the company's mission was to...

Lagos govt announces school resumption dates

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Lagos State Government has announced the resumption of schools for the year 2021/2022 academic session. Public and private schools are expected to resume on September 13; model colleges and upgraded schools will resume in batches from September 19. Commissioner for Education,...

Covid-19: Zimbabwe reopens schools

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Zimbabwe is reopening schools following a decline in new Covid-19 infections in the country. The new school term was supposed to begin on June 28 but was put on hold for two months following a surge in new infections and...

NUJ mourns retired Deputy Director of Radio Niger

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Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Niger State Council, has expressed regret over the death of Mr Sunday Abraham, retired Deputy Director, News of Radio Niger, saying his death was a loss not only to his family and Radio Niger,...

Gov. Bello advocates teaching of History in schools

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Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello, has asked for a higher priority in the teaching of history in educational institutions in order to educate adolescents about their diverse cultures. The governor announced this on Sunday during a visit to the Emir...

JAMB and the Oloyede revolution

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By Kunle Akogun - There is no doubt that since his appointment as the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) five years ago, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede has remained one of the most visible poster boys of President...

Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya others make poor showing in 2021 world universities ranking

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With the exception of the University of Cape Town, which ranked within the top 300, African countries made a poor showing in the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), published by the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy on Thursday. In the ranking,...

Vice-Chancellor tasks Africans to embrace nobility and resist the money craze

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Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin), exhorted Africans on Monday to embrace nobility rather than the race for money. While hosting a team from the African Students Union Parliament (ASUP) at his office to present him...

Okebukola hails JAMB over JEOG initiative on blind candidates, says it’s a model for...

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By Tom Chiahemen (ABUJA) - The Equal Opportunity Group (JEOG), set up by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has become a model for some African countries in their quest to cater the visually impaired candidates in their various...

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Tidings Communications takes over FRONTVIEWNews as new Publishers and Managers

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By JACOB KUBEKA Cattigan communications Ltd announced on Friday that it has reached an agreement with Tidings Communications to take over one of its online...

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