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The Insidious Nature Of Ignorance -By Ajayi Ifeoluwa Love

  Five Students Rusticated for Leading a Peaceful Protest in UNIBEN? It amazes me, beats me hollow and drags me in the mud as a student in this clime whenever our Professors perpetrate idiocy and opprobrious infamy and are even happy doing such. They’re bereft of any iota of idea and skills required to manage […]

Would of any of those against replacing the sacked teachers entrust the future of their children in the hands of this incompetent teachers?

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In a country where students get punished for punctuality, failing class works and home works comes as a big test with little or no excuses for students who fail to get serious wiping, not until recent time, teachers go into classes with different correctional substances, famous of them all is “Pankere”. Education in this context […]

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Why science and technology TV station matters -By Abdulganiyu Aminu

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The Attention of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology has been drawn to a news report on page 3 of the SUNDAY PUNCH of January 7, 2018 titled “2018 Budget: Science Ministry proposes N1bn TV station”, particularly highlighting the budget proposal submitted by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology on the establishment of […]

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A letter to my fresher self: Surviving Cambridge as a black girl -By ORE OGUNBIYI

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  Micro-aggressions, assimilation and hair struggles are part of every black girl’s Cambridge experience. ORE OGUNBIYI writes to her fresher self, reflecting on how her race has defined her time here. When you walk into your first supervision, you will probably be the only black girl in the room. Get used to it because it […]

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El-Rufai and the dismissed Kaduna teachers -By Carl Umegboro

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  GOVERNOR of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, has in recent times faced diverse public opinions over his mass sacking of 21,780 teachers in the state’s primary education board on account of failure to pass a competency test conducted by the state government. The action ushered in mixed reactions from the polity; one side hailing the […]

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Tweaking university education for youth empowerment -By Ayo Olukotun

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“The inadequacy of the curricula of many Nigerian universities also plays out in the fact that some courses are still run as of the old. These courses are not given interdisciplinary coverage or assimilated into the digital media to make them relevant in the present day”. –Distinguished University of Texas Professor, Toyin Falola, at Adekunle […]

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Of degraded degrees and grounded graduates -By Fola Ojo

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Sporadic reminisces about the good old days in Nigeria always come with sweet and unforgettable memories. The look back puts me on to the rickety neighbourhood football field in Odo-Ona, Ibadan, where boys blossomed into men and masters making names for themselves in the round leather game. It shovels me back to the years of […]

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Still on el-Rufai’s dismissal of teachers -By Gboyega Atoyebi

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  Let me start with an apocryphal story of a highrise building with slippery and wobbly stairs. Upon appointment of a new property manager and an inspection of the stairs, an order for the immediate removal of the stairs was issued as they had become too dangerous. The removal was done over the weekend only […]

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The Biography Of The Young Nigerian That Has Made A Remarkable History In Nigeria -By Ifeanyi Ugwu

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  PRINCE ABALU SOMTOCHUKWU .D. BIOGRAPHY Prince Abalu Somtochukwu Daniel was born in the year 1st Jan 1998, into the family of Hon.Prince Obiora Abalu (Nnayeleugo 1 of Abba) and Lady Mrs Rita Abalu (Iron lady) and he is from the native of Abba at Njikoka LGA Anambra state. Prince Somto attended his Nursery and […]

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Kaduna teachers and the dilemmas of reform -By Ayo Olukotun

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On Monday, in an update of the raging feud between Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, and the Nigeria Union of Teachers, the union handed down a two-week ultimatum to the governor to reverse the planned sack of close to two-thirds of primary school teachers in the state. The ultimatum is sequel to several protests […]

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