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ISI-UI female have right to wear hijab – High Court

From Our Correspondent Some female Muslim students of the University of Ibadan International School, Ibadan (ISI), on Wednesday, came out of a six-year legal battle victoriously to enforce their hitherto denied right to wear hijab in school. TheNewsZenith reports that Justice Moshood Ishola of Oyo State High Court ruled that female students, willing to cover […]

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One year in office: Principal Officers eulogise YabaTech Rector

By Abdulfatah Babatunde As the Rector of Yaba College of Technology (YabaTech), Dr Ibraheem Adedotun Abdul marks one year of leading the 77-year-old institution, key principal officers have been celebrating his landmark achievements. Correspondents of TheNewsZenith went out to feel the pulse of key College stakeholders about the administration of Dr Abdul. They came back […]

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NUC upgrades Adeyemi COE to Varsity

From Khadijah Usman, Ondo The National Universities Commission (NUC) may have finally upgraded the Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo into a full-fledged University, allowing it to run 25 degree courses. TheNewsZenith reports that Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Institution, Dr Samuel Akintunde, announced the NUC’s course approval in a statement. Akintunde posted the statement on […]

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NELFUND opens portal for student Loan applications

From Bolanle Ridwan, Abuja The Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) has announced in a statement it will open a portal for student loan applications on May 24. Mr Akintunde Sawyerr, the Managing Director of NELFUND, made the announcement, on Thursday in Abuja. The Fund’s Media and Public Relations Lead, Nasir Ayitogo, emailed the statement to […]

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25 Yabatech students receive Chinese scholarship

By Our Correspondent Chief Diana Chen Foundation has granted scholarships to 25 outstanding Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) students for an 18-month automotive engineering training in China. TheNewsZenith gathered that this will enhance human capital development in Nigeria with scholarships. This initiative promises to transform the career prospects of the selected students from the institution. […]

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YabaTech secures N1.5b grant for girls’ education

By Abdulfatah Babatunde Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) has secured a prestigious grant of N1.5 billion for the Girls’ Education and Skills Partnership (GESP). The institution’s Rector, Dr Ibraheem Abdul announced this in a statement emailed to TheNewsZenith on Wednesday in Lagos. According to the statement, the grant is a significant achievement resulting from a […]

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Free education is possible in Nigeria – Dons

From Khabab Abdulfatah, Abeokuta Two University dons, Prof. Oluyemisi Obilade and Prof. Kolawole Kazeem have advised the Federal Government to re-introduce ‘Free Education’ as implemented by the erstwhile Premier of the defunct Western Region, Pa Obafemi Awolowo. TheNewsZenith quoted the duo as saying this was a way of revamping Nigeria’s Education Sector. The two erudite […]

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Updated: Unilag alumni emerges only African BGS recipient at Stanford

By Our Correspondent The Best Graduating Student (BGS)/Valedictorian at the  54th Convocation Ceremonies of the University of Lagos, David Akanmu, has emerged as the only recipient from an African university, selected as a 2024 Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Sanford University in the USA. Stanford University announced the selection on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. It indicated that […]

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Sen. Salisu to deliver UNIFEMGA’s 2024 reunion  lecture

From Our Correspondent Sen. Shuaib Afolabi Salisu (SAS) will deliver the keynote address at the 2024 annual national reunion conference of the Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates’ Association (UNIFEMGA). The association’s Chairman of the Planning Committee, Alhaji Mohammed Buari, said in a statement that the event, scheduled for Saturday, May 18 will take place at the […]

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Workers Day: YabaTech Rector felicitates with staff

By Our Correspondent Dr Ibraheem Adedotun Abdul, Rector of Yaba College of Technology has felicitated the entire workforce of the college on the occasion of the 2024 Workers Day on May 1. In a message, he signed and mailed to TheNewsZenith on Wednesday, Abdul commended the college workers for fully supporting his administration. “It is […]

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