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 [...]

How to Take Study Notes: 5 Effective Note Taking Methods and Essential Tips

How to Take Study Notes: 5 Effective Note Taking Methods and Essential Tips We understand that taking notes isn’t always easy, especially when your professor flips through lecture slides faster than you can blink. So, whether you’re in first year attending your first college lectures or in fourth year, experienced with taking lecture notes, we [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

JAMB warns candidates to ignore fake news about sale of 2019 UTME form

playICT students The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has warned prospective candidates of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination to beware of fake news regarding sale of UTME forms. The Exam Board on its Twitter page on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, advised the candidates to ignore any course saying the sales of UTME forms has [...]

English Words To Avoid in Other Countries

Considering travelling to other countries? For pleasure, tourism, family and friends? Here are some English words you want to refrain from using. These words, phonetically, do not work in other countries. TURKEY Peach. Going to Turkey? Avoid asking for a peach in the supermarket or anywhere else for that matter. It means ‘bastard’ in Turkish. [...]

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