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Nwafor Orizu Education College churns out 800 teachers at 19th convocation

No fewer than 800 graduands of Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe, NOCEN were conferred with the Nigeria Certificate in Education, NCE and Professional Diploma in Education, PDE at the 19th convocation ceremony of the institution. In her convocation address, the Provost of the college, Dr Ifeyinwa Osegbo said: “704 graduands received NCE and 96 others were awarded teaching certificates.

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SERAP drags FG to UN over ‘failure to end ASUU strike’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has sent an urgent appeal to two UN special rapporteurs urging them to “prevail upon the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to reach an agreement to end the ongoing strike action by ASUU, which continues to have real and dire consequences on the right to higher education, specifically university education, as guaranteed by the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, to which Nigeria is a state party.”

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Free Schools: A Cleric’s Iconic Way of Giving Education to Poor

If there is any Nigerian who believes in the education and well-being of the less privileged, he is Apostle Chibuzor Chinyere, the founder of Omega Power Ministry (OPM) Worldwide, with its headquarters in Port Harcourt. NUPENG launches war against adulterated products dealers Apostle Chinyere believes that children from a very poor background may not realise
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UNICEF laments 10.5m out-of-school children in Nigeria

UNICEF has reiterated that in 2018, while the primary school enrolment had increased in recent years, with net attendance of about 70 per cent, Nigeria still has10.5 million  out-of-school children – the world’s highest number. It said: ‘’Sixty-nine per cent of those children are in northern Nigeria, just as 60 per cent of the out-of-school children are girls.’’

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LASU denies us earned academic allowance since 2009 — ASUU

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, Lagos State University, Ojo, ASUU-LASU has alleged that the institution since 2009 has not paid the earned academic allowances, EAA, that amounted to N530 million wage bill; N450 million monthly subvention and N80 million level of supplementation by university. In a release made available to Vanguard, Dr Tony Dansu, secretary, ASUU-LASU and Comrade Dr Adeolu   Oyekan noted that despite LASU being among state universities that got much from its visitors, it has paid zero of its earned academic allowance to the staff.

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Bridge Schools rank among best in Kenyan National Primary exams

Leader in the provision of affordable education through cutting edge technology in underserved communities, Bridge International Academies, has achieved impressive success in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education, KCPE exams; for the fourth consecutive year. This is following the publication of a DFID report in Lagos by the UK Government, revealing equity of learning in Bridge schools.

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UNILAG refutes poor hostel allegation

The Management of the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos read with reservation a publication not Vanguard in which students of the College of Medicine were alleged to have lamented that the toilets and bathrooms in the hostels are in deplorable condition and that the accommodation fees they pay  were not commensurate with the living standard in the hostels.

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