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Kaduna State University, wey we dey call KASU, don resumed second semester of the 2020/2021 academic activities …..five months after di join body of University lecturers AKA (ASUU) dey strike. Dis resumption na to continuate di second semester examination wey den stop sake of di ASUU strike wey bin start for February of this year. […]

The federal government has embarked on a two-kilometre road network in the University of Jos (UNIJOS) worth N189 million.According to a statement by the Deputy Registrar, Information of the university, Mr. Abdullahi Abdullahi, the intervention, under the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, was awarded for the construction and rehabilitation of the road linking the […]

Plateau State woke up to a mild drama that saw the staging of agitation by students over the refusal to conduct examination by the academic staff as a result of a strike to drive home labour demands. As a result, activities at the institution were disrupted. This resulted in the blocking of the highway by […]

Every generation has always had an interpretation of the world. In the age of Socrates, knowledge was everything. In the age of Alexander, conquest was everything. In the days of colonialism, school was everything. Towards the end of colonialism, being a freedom fighter was everything. Each generation had a way it viewed the world. This conviction about the world is often the product of experience. For instance, in the US, there is a generation that defined their lives by the fall of Vietnam. There are others who define their lives by the 9/11 attack. In the same vein, there are those who define their lives by the Presidency of Barrack Obama. For each of these groups, their worldview was defined by events that were large-scale unusual events. Nicholas Taleb Nassim calls these “black swan” events.

The famed Israeli historian, Prof. Yuval Harari wrote that “The greatest scientific discovery is the discovery of our ignorance”. The moment mankind discovered the things he doesn’t know, that changed the game of history. By knowing what we do not know, we started our journey towards knowing those unknowns. That has been the story of humanity since the scientific age began. All the socio-economic progress that we have witnessed is built on the power of knowledge. Despite this progress, there have been countries and regions that have not enjoyed this progress. Nearly all of it can be connected to ignorance.

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to travel to the United Kingdom on Monday, said his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. Adesina, in a statement, explained that the President would embark on the trip to participate in the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education (GPE) 2021-2025. After the event, he […]

Doug Kaze, a lecturer at the University of Jos’ Department of English has lamented the increased rate of plagiarism on Nigerian campuses stating that only 10% of all the students he supervised made efforts to provide original content. On Sunday, Dr Kaze took to his Facebook page to pour out his lamentations. ‘Guys, I’m always, […]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has told candidates who were scheduled to take the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in delisted centres to print new examination notification slips. In a terse statement by Dr Fabian Benjamin, spokesperson for JAMB, the exam body asked the candidates to start printing their notifications from Sunday for […]

The result of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) mock examination conducted on June 3 has been published on the website of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB). JAMB spokesperson, Dr Fabian Benjamin made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday. He stated that a total of […]

Gunmen on Monday invaded the residence of Professor Godswill Obioma, strangling him in what his wife suspected to be an assassination, People’s Gazette reported. The assassins came in and killed him and left without taking anything,” Elizabeth Obioma told Peoples Gazette by telephone on Tuesday morning. Weeping profusely, Mrs Obioma said her husband had just […]