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Over 200 teachers, 70 exhibitors storm Union Bank’s Edu360 collaboration

No fewer than 200 teachers, 70 exhibitors and other key stakeholders  stormed Union Bank’s Edu360 to foster new collaborations and partnerships in education. Union Bank’s Edu360 which held in Lagos was the first  in the seiries , drawing stakeholders from across the education ecosystem including teachers, parents, proprietors , investors, students and other key participants. The event dubbed Investing in the Future, took place at Harbour Point in Victoria Island and served as a platform for collaboration among  education sector stakeholders, with the goal of accelerating development and much needed investment in the sector.

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Scholarship: Ajiran Community honours philanthropists with chieftaincy titles

In his quest to encourage more individuals with large hearts to contribute to academic and community development in the society, Ajiran Community has honoured a philanthropist, Engr. Shakiru Ayinde Balogun and his wife, Nicoleta with chieftaincy titles.The Ojomu of Ajiran land in Eti Osa Local Government, Lagos State,  Oba Tijani Adetunji Akinloye   who honoured the duo said ” Engr. Shakiru Ayinde Balogun is a giver that has continued to upgrade the knowledge of children in the town and works toward its progress”.

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TechMe laments unemployment rate,empowers women with ICT

In its desire to boost entrepreneurial skills in Information Communication Technology, ICT, TechMe, a non governmental organisation has trained fifteen women between ages 18and 30 in website designing.Speaking during the six-week training in Lagos,  Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Tech Me, Jerry Odili lamented the unemployment rate in our nation saying ”the level of unemployment among youth and women in Nigeria is  deplorable. Statistics show that while unemployment rate among men is 16.5% it’s  25% for women . Whereas, there are a lot of potentials in women which if  left untapped  could be detrimental to  our national economy”.

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There’s nothing like 26% UNESCO funding requirement anywhere – OKEBUKOLA

Stories by Dayo Adesulu UNESCO Consultant and former Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, Professor Peter Okebukola has disputed  claims making the rounds for years that UNESCO recommends  26% bugetary allocation for education in every nation.He noted that having consulted for UNESCO for years, he can authoritatively say there’s no such recommendation.He said: ”There is nothing
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Prepare yourselves for journey ahead, Don charges graduands

Following speculations amongst students that graduation marks the end of their sufferings on earth, Prof. Sunny E. Iyuke, Principal and Chief Executive, Petroleum Training Institute, Effurum, Delta state, weekend, left about one thousand and eighty six, (1086) graduates of the institution in a state of stupefied, when he unequivocally advised them to gird their loins and prepare for another phase of life’s herculean journey.

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Prospective Parents, students get Greensprings School career talk

In an effort to help parents make a well-informed decision regarding their children’s educational career path; Nigeria’s first thinking school will be hosting her yearly ”Get TO Know Us” programme – a one-day event on each campus for prospective parents and students to engage with pupils, teachers and administrators of Greensprings School.

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