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Varsity moves to reposition for global competitiveness

The authorities of the Kaduna State University (KASU) has began a three-day retreat to reposition the institution for global competitiveness. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abdullahi Musa, disclosed this at the opening of a retreat, on Tuesday, in Kaduna. Musa said that the goal was to enable the university to solve societal challenges through research. “A Teaching […]

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Education Tertiary Education

UniAbuja researchers get N1b grants in 2022

By Our Correspondent The University of Abuja says its researchers won a total of one-billion-grant, following publications in first-class journals across the world. The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, announced this during the University’s Authors and Researchers’ Recognition and Award ceremony in Abuja. The award was organised by the institution’s Centre For […]

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Basic General News

Yobe donates food, other items to 475 Almajiri schools

The Yobe Emergency Management Agency (YSEMA) has begun the distribution of food and non-food items to 475 Almajiri schools across the state. The word “Almajiri” is derived from the Arabic “Al-Muhajirun,” meaning “an emigrant”. It refers to a person who migrates from his home in search of Islamic knowledge. The term also refers to any […]

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Education Tertiary Education

Buhari assures of reversing infrastructure rot in universities

By Our Correspondent President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration’s commitment to reversing years of decay and deficit in infrastructures in Nigeria’s universities. Buhari gave the assurance at the grand finale of the 33rd convocation of the University of Port Harcourt, on Saturday. Prof. Eniofiok Essien, a former Vice-Chancellor of University of Uyo, represented the […]

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Education Law / Crime

Buhari orders implementation of enhanced salaries for judicial officers

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the enhanced salary and welfare scheme for judicial officers nationwide. The President announced the scheme at the inauguration of the Nabo Graham-Douglass Campus of the Nigerian Law School, Port Harcourt. The President’s announcement is contained in a statement issued from the office of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF). […]

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Education

Teachers’ Institute to establish study centre in Adamawa

By Our Correspondent The National Teachers Institute (NTI), Kaduna says it will establish an additional study centre for the degree programmes in the Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State. NTI Coordinator in the state, Hajiya Aishatu Usman, announced this to newsmen in Yola on Wednesday. The centre is designed to admit over 60 students, […]

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Economy Education

CBN asks students to pay school fees with eNaira

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has advised Nigerian students to use the electronic naira (eNaira) platform to pay school fees and make other payments. Mrs Rakiya Muhammed, the Director of the Information Technology Department at the CBN and Coordinator of Technical Working Committee, eNaira Secretariat, gave the advice during a sensitisation on eNaira at […]

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Education NGO's

Lagos inducts 210 students as SGBV ambassadors

By Our Correspondent The Lagos State Government, through its Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA), has inducted 210 students from Education District-5 into the Queen’s and King’s Club, after weeks of orientation. Speaking during the induction at Agboju, a Lagos suburb, on Monday, the Executive Secretary of DSVA, Mrs TitiLola Vivour-Adeniyi, said that the students […]

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Education

Fire erupts at WAEC office, officials assure on vital documents

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) head office in Yaba, Lagos was on Wednesday cordoned off following a morning fire in the premises. Although the cause of the fire remains unknown, WAEC management assures that sensitive documents are intact. The NewsZenith crew, who visited the scene around 11.00 a.m. after the fire was put out, […]

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Education Foreign News

Frankfurt book fair concludes with 90,000 trade visitors

The 74th Frankfurt Book Fair, the largest of its kind in the world, concluded on Sunday on the Frankfurt exhibition grounds in Germany. This year’s book fair attracted around 90,000 trade visitors from over 100 countries and regions, surpassing expectations, according to Juergen Boos, president and CEO of the Frankfurt Book Fair. He expects further […]

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