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We discover pathogens before they attack — Prof Happi

In handling certain diseases, it has been proved that time is of the essence. If a patient presents at the hospital early and the ailment diagnosed early, the possibility of survival is high especially in cases like cancer, Lassa fever and Ebola. So it was a great relief when Professor Christian Happi, Dean, College of Postgraduate Studies, Redeemer’s University Ede, Osun State, came up with the Lassa Fever and Ebola Virus Disease rapid diagnostic kits.

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Why secondary school leavers shun admission into polytechnics

The dichotomy between university and polytechnic graduates calls for government attention, as it appears to be one of the reasons many students are not willing to accept admission into Nigerian polytechnics.Over the years, students seeking tertiary education always wanted to attend universities. Few who are in polytechnics or have graduated from polytechnics did so as a last resort.

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LASG moves against exam malpractice

The Lagos State Government, in a bid to prevent sharp practices in public and private secondary schools in the on-going West African Senior School Certificate Examination, sent out various teams to do unscheduled visits to senior secondary schools across the state to ensure malpractice is reduced to the barest minimum.

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Learn Africa signs MoA with Samsung

LEARN Africa Plc has signed
a Memorandum of Agreement with Samsung Electronics West Africa Limited to achieve a collaboration of efforts towards the integration of education based e-content from Learn Africa Plc into Samsung mobile devices.
These integrated educational solution and products are to be promoted to all public and private schools nationwide. The aim of this Memorandum of Understanding is to achieve a partnership that will bring about qualitative transformation in the education sector in Nigeria and the West Africa sub-region.
Learn Africa Plc (formerly Longman Nigeria Plc) is a learning resource business with a history spanning over 50 years. The company is the largest educational publisher with the widest range of books and educational resources and a very expansive distribution network. Learn Africa Plc also offers teacher training/development programmes, digital content provisioning and educational consultancy services.Samsung Electronics West Africa Limited is one of the subsidiaries of Samsung Electronics, Korea and is involved in the encouragement of customized education solutions for educational institutions in Nigeria using the wide range of products manufactured by Samsung Electronics, Korea.
Both companies are convinced that this is the kind of solution the Nigerian education sector requires to turn around the standard of our educational system. This innovation is one that students of this digital age will easily identify with.

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