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UNN Student wins National Statistics Competition

UNN Student wins National Statistics Competition

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has won the Nigeria Statistical Association (NSA) competition organised for undergraduates of statistics. Emmanuel Ugwu came overall best out of 60 final year students of statistics who participated in the competition held at National Mathematical Centre (NMC) on Friday in Abuja. NAN reports that 20 tertiary institutions participated in the competition. In hi... »

3 LAUTECH students to compete for $1m in London after winning Hult Prize Challenge

3 LAUTECH students to compete for $1m in London after winning Hult Prize Challenge

Team ‘Tech Farm Institute’ from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology has won the national level of Hult Prize competition held in Abuja and will now be competing for a grand prize of $1 million at the finals in London. Members of Team Farm Institute will be joining other national winners from top universities around the world for an 8-week-long training that will transform their ideas into sta... »

Minister hints at mandatory extra year of studies for graduates

Minister hints at mandatory extra year of studies for graduates

The federal government may be considering a mandatory extra year of studies for Nigerian students before entering the labour market. Anthony Anwukah, minister of state for education, made this known at a two-day retreat for governing councils of federal universities in Abuja on Tuesday. The proposition came on the basis that higher institutions are not producing graduates qualified enough to be em... »

Nigerian Secondary School Students emerge winners of US Science Competition

Nigerian Secondary School Students emerge winners of US Science Competition

Four students of Whitesands Schools, Lekki have emerged winners of a category in the Conrad Foundation Spirit of Innovation Challenge. Afolabi Williams, Olubusiyi Famobiwo, Menashi Mordi and Osagumwenro Naaman Ugbo, all junior secondary school students, won the Smoke-Free World category of the competition. The finals of the Spirit of Innovation Challenge held at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Co... »

N8.5 billion was generated from Sales of 2018 UTME / DE Forms – JAMB Official

N8.5 billion was generated from Sales of 2018 UTME / DE Forms – JAMB Official

A top Official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has disclosed that the board has generated up to N8.453 billion from the sales of forms in 2018. This revenue came from payments made by 1,602,762 candidates who registered for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) held across the country in March and from registration fees paid by 135, 670.00 Direct Entry (DE) candidate... »

FUTA Students Emerge winners of Microsoft Imagine Cup National Finals in Nigeria

FUTA Students Emerge winners of Microsoft Imagine Cup National Finals in Nigeria

After pitching, demonstrating and showcasing their solution alongside other students from the Nigerian higher institutions of learning, two Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Engineering Undergraduates, Taofeek Olalekan Afeez and Alayande Abdulwaheed Abiola, have emerged winners of this year’s Microsoft Imagine Cup National Finals in Nigeria. With this development, the team would proc... »