Education

UniJos Student Unveils a Pathway for Easier and Better Learning Experience

As tertiary institutions across Nigeria reopen after the COVID-19 lockdown and the ASUU strike, Seth Michael Longe who is a software developer and a computer science student of the University of Jos has decided to leverage EdTech so as to provide an easy learning experience for students. In February 2020, Seth founded UnifiedCamp with the aim …

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Tudun Wada Community Initiative Set to Launch Community Library

It is believed that you are not yet conversant with Jos, if you cannot describe the ever popular Tudun Wada. According to Odinaka Kingsley Obeta, a resident in the community, ‘Tudun Wada consists of more the 30 hamlets and an atmosphere for the peace co-existence amidst it’s diversity”. Even though vilified previously, young people in …

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Strike: FG postpones meeting with ASUU

THE Federal Government on Wednesday postponed the negotiation meeting earlier scheduled today with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The postponement was contained in a message from Mr. Charles Akpan, Deputy Director, Ministry of Laboru and Employment. According to the message, “The Meeting between ASUU and the Federal Government earlier scheduled for today (Wednesday) …

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ASUU Strike: Federal Government sets up new committee to renegotiate 2009 agreements

The federal government has inaugurated a new committee to renegotiate the 2009 agreements with lecturers and others, as part of its effort to end the eight-month-old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Recall that the lecturers who are currently on strike are demanding for funding for the revitalization of universities, earned allowance, the constitution of …

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Ondo govt will henceforth pay WAEC fees in public schools ― Akeredolu

Ondo state government will henceforth pay the School Certificate Examination Fees otherwise known as WAEC fees for students in public schools in the state. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu said this while playing host to the National Leadership of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, in his office in Akure. The announcement of the decision, he pointed …

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1.4 million teachers inadequate for 42 million pupils says FG

The Federal Government on Monday expressed concern over the inadequacy of qualified teachers in the country, saying that the 1.4 million teachers in the system were not enough for the over 42 million pupils in basic schools. The government called on states to engage successful candidates who partake in the Federal Teachers Scheme examination. The …

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Breaking: NECO releases 2020/2021 National Common Entrance Examination results

THE National Examinations Council NECO has released the 2020 National Common Entrance Examination results. It put the national cut off marks at 142. The Registrar and Chief Executive of NECO,Godswill Obioma,while presenting the results to the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, Monday, in Abuja, said a total of 70,580 candidates sat for the examination …

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ASUU strike: Stop playing politics with education, group urges FG

An International Organisation, Dollar Club Exclusive on Thursday called on the federal government to quickly address the demands of the Academics Staff Union of Universities and allow students to return to school. The association asked the federal government to stop playing politics with academic matters lamenting that students have forgotten what they have been taught since they …

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