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Education ministry, year 2016 and Adamu

FOLLOWING the actions of the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, in 2016, which ranged from having WAEC/GCE exams held twice a year, reducing JAMB cut-off mark, to the scrapping of Post-UTME, stakeholders have disclosed an array of opinions of the minister. While few said it is too early to score him, many are of the opinion that he should be assessed and criticized so he can do more.

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Some owners of private varsities subsidise to the tune of N500m to keep students’ fees at N350,000 – Prof. Aina

Prof. Diji Aina is the Vice Chancellor of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos. In this interview, Aina disputes the claim that private universities fees across the country are too high, saying the current fees are sustainable only because the owners subsidise. He also says the products of private universities are of high quality contrary to the notion in some quarters.

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How Education sector fared in 2016

LOOKING at the education sector in retrospect, stakeholders have disclosed that the sector, in 2016, had one of its worst years as far as development, admission and decision making were concerned. While many lamented that the sector was a total failure in key areas, few posited that the sector recorded improvement in last year’s West Africa Senior Secondary School Examination, WASSCE.

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UNIBEN’s best graduating student gives tips for academic success

GETTING first class It was all God, because if you compare the way I read to the way others read, I don’t think it is any match at all. It was purely by the grace of God, I have always believed in the spirit of excellence in whatever I do. I always want to be the best, if there is a best grade, that’s what I want. It is that drive for excellence that has always propelled me to success. God’s grace that’s how I made best student and also made a first class

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SUCCESS RECIPE: Understanding how life works

Until you make the most of yourself; you can’t get the most out of yourself. Until you get the most out of yourself; you can’t get the most out of life. Until you know and understand how life works; you can’t maximize life. You can’t maximize life until you know, understand and apply the system of principles that life is based upon.

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