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The Student Innovation Challenge is about collaboration, innovation and creativity. Students from across Universities and Polytechnics in Nigeria will pitch their innovative ideas, learn the skills required to start and grow a successful business, perfect pitch delivery, receive business developmental support and join a network of successful entrepreneurs and innovators. 37 FINALISTS WILL RECEIVE 1 [...]


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INTRODUCTION InterswitchSPAK is an annual search across high schools (public and private) in Nigeria for only SS 2 (year 11) students between the ages of 14-17 years.It is introduced to chart the ideal career path and drive the student towards full optimization of their potentials and fulfilment of their dreams (either as an inventor or [...]

Funding of Education in Nigeria below UNESCO Recommended Benchmark, Says Ministry

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By: Laleye Dipo in Minna The Federal Ministry of Education Monday declared that the funding of education at all levels in the country is below the benchmark recommended by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). While UNESCO’s benchmark for funding of education was 26 per cent of the national budget and 6 [...]


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Our Education Personality of the Week is Dipo Awojide, a lecturer/senior lecturer at Nottingham Business School. He teaches a variety of Strategic Management and International Business related modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level. He also contributes to the development, assessment and management of academic programmes within the subject area. Dipo has contributed to teaching at [...]

Embassy of Ireland in Nigeria PeaceWriteNow Writing Contest 2018

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Deadline: Friday April 20th 2018 2018 marks the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. The Agreement, ratified in both Ireland and Northern Ireland in May 1998, has played a very significant role in creating peace on the island of Ireland since that time.This year the Embassy of Ireland in Nigeria undertook the #Road2Peace programme [...]

Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme For Masters and PhD Programmes in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) 2018

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Deadline: 30th of April 2018 The Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme was launched in 2007 with the aim of contributing to the production and retention of high caliber African human capital for sustainable development of the continent in critical development areas, while promoting regional integration through intra-Africa mobility of students. The Scholarship Scheme is [...]

Alexander Rave Foundation Scholarships for Artists to study in Germany 2018/2019

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Rave Scholarships support further practical training for young curators, restorers, museum technicians and cultural managers from countries in transition and developing countries who have arranged a guest period, a practical training or non-paid work at a museum, at a non-commercial gallery or at a non-commercial cultural institution in Germany.   WORTH   The Rave Scholarship [...]

Vital Voices /Hilton Global Freedom Exchange (GFE) 2018 for emerging women leaders

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Application Deadline: April 27, 2018.   Capitalizing on the leadership and expertise of international leaders in the Vital Voices network, the Global Freedom Exchange (GFE), A Hilton Worldwide and Vital Voices partnership, leverages leadership to end trafficking. Relying on a multi-faceted, impact-oriented approach, the program provides a dynamic educational and mentoring opportunity for emerging women [...]

Go Green in the City 2018 Global Student Competition

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Deadline: June 1, 2018 Go Green in the City 2018 is going to be bolder, better and more exciting! Join the 8th edition of the ultimate global student competition in sustainable cities with Schneider Electric. Go Green in the City Global Student Competition In just 35 years, almost 70% of the world’s population will live [...]

Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) 2018/2019 Overseas Postgraduate (Msc & PhD) Scholarship Scheme for study in United Kingdom (Fully Funded)

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Deadline: April 28th 2018 The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), the Federal Government agency with the mandate of developing indigenous human capacity and petroleum technology to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas MSc and PhD Scholarships to specific programmes at selected Institutions in the [...]

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