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Kazuo Ishiguro Wins 2017 Nobel Literature Prize

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62-year old English Author Kazuo Ishiguro has been awarded the Nobel Literature prize for 2017. The Nobel comes with a prize of about $1.1 million. His works, including scripts for film and television, look at themes of memory, time and self-delusion. The writer said that the award was “flabbergastingly flattering”. He said: “It’s a magnificent honour, mainly because it means ...

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Lumen Christi High School, Uromi wins SEPLAT Pearls Quiz Competition 2017

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The students of Lumen Christi International High School, Arue-Uromi, Edo State won this year’s SEPLAT Pearls Quiz competition. The annual competition is organised by SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company PLC, operators of the NPDC/SEPLAT JV assets, OML 4, 38 & 41. The winning school, represented by Kingsley Okafor, Cletus Ifedhor and Clinton Opara emerged after a keenly contested finale on Thursday, October ...

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House of Rep. Summons JAMB, NECO, Min. of Education over Alleged Book Recommendation


The House of Representatives wednesday passed a resolution mandating its Committee on Basic Education and Services to invite the registrars of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the National Examination Council (NECO) as well as the Minister of Education to explain the circumstances behind the recommendation of alleged ‘immoral’ books for use by Junior and Senior Secondary Schools ...

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Senate Urges Ministry of Education to Scrap Post-UTME


  Report gathered disclose that the Senate has urged the Federal Ministry of Education to scrap post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in its entirety. Meanwhile it has also urged the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to develop a strategy to ensure the efficiency and integrity in the conduct of the pre-university examination. The decision of the Senate, followed the ...

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Moshood Abiola University Students Storm Governor’s Office over Exam Delay


Students of Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology (MAUSTECH) formerly Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Ogun State, stormed the office of Governor Ibikunle Amosun in Abeokuta to protest the delay of examinations in the school for three weeks. The students who are not impressed with the state of education in the State lamented that transition of the school from polytechnic to ...

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JAMB is ‘Jambing’ the Future of Young Nigerians – Shehu Sani

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Fresh update trending now reveals that the Nigeria Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani, has said that the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has a very complex admission process that has denied young ones of admission. It is gathered while contributing to a motion on the floor, he said, the admission body has not lived up to ...

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Adeboye, Osinbajo Praise Redeemer’s University for Producing Exceptional Graduates


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has commended Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State, for producing graduates with high academic standard, requisite skills and competences that would contribute to the development of the society. He made the commendation while delivering a speech at the institution’s ninth convocation ceremony.Osinbajo, who is Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the institution, said he was proud of ...

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Nigerian Lawyer Receives Award for Educating Children Affected


Zanna Bukar Mustapha, who founded two schools offering free education to children affected by the Boko Haram insurgency, has won the Nansen Refugee Award given out by the UN Refugee Agency. He is credited with helping to facilitate the release of dozens of abducted Chibok girls from the Boko Haram terrorist group. But who is Zannah Bukar Mustapaha? He is a lawyer, a negotiator ...

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WAEC Names Best Secondary Schools in Nigeria


1. Kings’ College, Lagos 2. Atlantic Hall, Poka-Epe, Lagos 3. Loyola Jesuit College, Gidan Mangoro, Karu-Karshi Road, Abuja 4. Grange Schools, Ikeja, Lagos Sate 5. Christ The King College, Onitsha 6. Vivian Fowler Memorial College, Chief T. A. Doherty Layout, Oregun, Ikeja in Lagos 7. Day Waterman College, Ikoyi, Lagos 8. LEKKI BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL Victoria Arobieke Street, off Admiralty ...

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LAUTECH to Resume October 3


The management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) in Ogbomoso, has announced that lectures will resume by October 3. According to the Chairman, Governing council, Prof Dayo Afolabi‎ “What we did was that we have spoken with the two Governors who has started bringing in their quota and the information we have is that the money would be in ...

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