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JAMB: The Prize of Fighting An Established Cartel -By Zainab Suleiman Okino

When a form of internal house cleaning mechanism took place (and is still going on) at the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), there was not much media scrutiny, but hell was let loose when the exercise started yielding results. A swap deal to return embezzled money or go to jail was struck, and under […]

I am taking this moment to wish our Jamb candidates good luck in their endeavours. It’s pointblank clear that many of those candidates who are unable to score up to the Jamb cut off mark -180/200, will have to try and secure admissions in polytechnics, monotechnics, etc. but again, can all of these remnants secure […]

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Maybe I see it more clearly because I never enjoyed a scholarship. Those who did sometimes take these things for granted. And many have enjoyed scholarships in Nigeria not because they are exceptionally brilliant but because they happen to be in the right place at the right time, or they knew someone who was connected […]

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    An uneducated society is a goalless society, thus, whoever thinks education is expensive that individual should try ignorance. Education is an important tool that aids in combating the ills of every society. Hence, for us to secure the future of our society, we must increase and pay attention towards the growth of education […]

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“The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.” ― Nolan Bushnell In questioning young graduates in Nigeria and Benin Republic in West Africa about their lives, hopes, and challenges, two things stood out. First, 85 percent of fresh graduates stated that finding a job is the biggest challenge faced by their generation. Second, when […]

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  The management of the Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State has suspended about 200 undergraduates of the faith-based institution for missing an Easter ‘Youth Alive’ program. The school had earlier organized the four days Easter retreat for the students and had also made attendance mandatory. However, while some of the students were fed up – […]

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  A ubiquitous trend in all human species and societies is a constant desire for change – change from bad to good, and good to better. It is a desire that has fuelled decades of development and propelled advancements in science, medicine, technology, arts etc. Change, however, is not always progressive. There exists the propensity […]

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JAMB: When Truth Hurts Infinitely -By Anthony Kolawole

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  Many Nigerians resent truth. They abhor it and seek to cage it within the prisms of their crooked instincts. When President Muhammadu Buhari launched the national re-orientation campaigns for attitudinal change tagged #ChangeBeginsWithMe, many Nigerians never saw the wisdom. But successive events are now illuminating the necessity of the campaigns. There is nothing good […]

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ASUU’s mindless attacks on Oloyede-led JAMB -By Moses Agwu

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has somehow managed to take time off churning out half-baked graduates as it savages the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) over reported failings in the mock test scheduled by the examination body. Its angst has nothing to do with the glitches that were caught in the test […]

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Rethinking Education To Enable Future Capabilities and Relevance -By Adetola Salau

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“Children are our most valuable resource.” – Herbert Hoover, 31st President of the United States. The work of the future will involve human beings collaborating with other human beings to design work for machines. The current educational system we have was designed for the 20th century. It is mostly based on getting children to retain […]

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