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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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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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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 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
2019-10-21
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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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