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Ex-President Obasanjo: Leadership, mismanagement bane of tertiary institutions

One of the core principles of tertiary education in Nigeria in respect to economic development and socio-political order was that made available by 1960 Report of the Ashby Commission on Higher Education premised on creating a national elite; engendering development and; promoting unity and nation-building.

Panama to open embassy in Nigeria

President Juan Carlos Varela of the Republic of Panama has said that his country would soon open an Embassy in Abuja to cement the relationship between Panama and Nigeria.

Katsina to recruit 5,000 teachers for public primary schools – Governor Masari

The Katsina State Government says it will recruit no fewer than 5,000 teachers into the state-owned primary schools to enhance the manpower in the education sector.

UK govt unveils plans for two-year bachelor degrees

The UK government has announced plans for two-year accelerated bachelor degrees that it claims could save students up to £25,000 compared with taking the degree over three years in the normal way.

Gov. Shettima appoints 24 additional advisers

​Borno state governor Kashim Shettima has approved the appointment of 24 additional advisers.

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NERC grants 9.5mw electricity generation licence to Ariaria Market

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has granted a 9.5 megawatts embedded electricity generation licence to Ariaria Market Independent Power Plant Limited and an Independent Electricity Distribution Licence to distribute same within Ariaria Market to Ariaria Independent Energy Distribution Network Limited.