ICYMI: Strike may end on Monday as FG, ASUU reach partial pact

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige  The Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities have reached a partial agreement, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, announced on Monday. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Ngige made the announcement at a reconciliation meeting in Abuja aimed at finding [...]

NEF Fellows Application 2019 – 2021 Now Open!

The NEF Fellows is a select programme that recognises Africa’s best young scientists and technologists. These innovators and emerging leaders, at least 40 percent of whom are women, will have two main opportunities as a NEF Fellow 1. Advance their scientific career. NEF Fellows have a unique platform to: Present their work at the NEF [...]

Envoy: Nigeria’s resolution on education to pass overwhelmingly at UN

A resolution, being sponsored by Nigeria to declare Jan. 24 every year as the International Day of Education, is expected to pass overwhelmingly at the UN General Assembly on Monday. Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York that there had been no dissenting [...]

FG slashes JAMB, NECO exams fees

Approves N14.7 bn new ECOWAS travel certificates  THE Federal Government on Wednesday announced drastic reduction in the cost of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB and National Examination Council, NECO, registration and examination fees. Applicants under the new arrangement will pay N3,500 as JAMB examination fees against the previous fees N5,000, N9,850 for Senior [...]

10 Best Looking Class Notes of 2018

Long gone are the days of rote memorization and humdrum note-taking. It’s 2018 – the notes you’re about to see are a vortex of knowledge, resplendence, and artistry. Don’t worry- we also listed the the best practices of strong note-taking to help you get to take beautiful, visual notes too.   1. Charting Your Way to [...]

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Admission List for 2018/2019 Academic Session

OAU admission list – The list of candidates offered admission into the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, First Degree programmes is out. Prospective candidates can now check their admission status online. This is to inform all the candidates that participated in the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) 2018/2019 Post UTME screening exercise that they can [...]

UBA Campus Ambassador Programme 2019

United Bank for Africa (UBA) is accepting application from students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria and across Africa for its 2019 Campus Ambassador Programme. The deadline for submission of applications for the UBA Campus Ambassador Programme is Mid-December yearly. UBA Campus Ambassador programme offers a unique opportunity to students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria and across Africa to be part [...]

Olusegun Obasanjo Prize for Scientific Discovery/Technological Innovation

  The African Academy of Science is now accepting nominations for the 2018/2019 Olusegun Obasanjo Prize for Scientific Discovery and/or Technological Innovation. The deadline for submission of nominations is 6th December, 2018. The Olusegun Obasanjo Prize for Scientific Discovery and/or Technological Innovation is intended to reward and honor African scientists who have made outstanding contributions in scientific [...]

Apply for Nigerian National Committee Annual UWC Scholarship 2019

Nigerian National Committee for the United World Colleges (UWC) is now accepting from suitably qualified candidates for its 2018 Scholarship award. The deadline for submission of applications for the Nigerian National Committee Annual UWC Scholarship is 24th January 2019. The Nigerian National Committee for the United World Colleges (UWC) invites applications from suitably qualified Nigerian candidates [...]


Soft skills and emotional intelligence are quickly climbing the ranks of important and sought-after abilities across industries. Technology and business practices continue to evolve so quickly that set skills take a backseat to the ability to constantly learn new ones. As a result, businesses are placing an increased emphasis on fluid intelligence and other soft [...]

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