Education

Zamfara Govt. screens 200 students for foreign scholarships

Zamfara Government has concluded the screening of 200 students to be sponsored to study in four foreign countries. The Consultant of the programme, Dr Jazuli Musa disclosed this in Gusau on Wednesday at the special orientation programme for the students organised by the state’s Scholarship Board. Musa said that the state government would sponsor the

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Top 200 universities in the world – excludes Nigeria

Cost, location and career prospects are all key considerations for would-be students choosing a university. But reputation plays an important role, too. The annual World University Rankings, released by Times Higher Education (THE) on Wednesday, analysed more than 1,300 institutions around the world. Considered the most comprehensive global ranking, it uses 13 “performance indicators” to

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Education

ABU unions begin three-day protest over earned allowance

The Joint non-academic staff unions of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria on Wednesday begun a three-day peaceful protest to press home their demand for payment of earned allowances.The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the unions include National Association of Academic Technologists, Non Academic Staff Union and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities.NAN also reports that

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Bsc in Traditional Medicine – Minister urges universities to start programme

The Minister of State for Health, Senator Adeleke Mamora, has called on universities in the country to introduce Bachelor of Science degree programme in herbal medicine for better healthcare delivery.Mamora made the call at a news conference to commemorate the 2019 African Traditional Medicine Day in Abuja on Friday.African Traditional Medicine day is celebrated on

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Education

Kidnappers abduct three final-year Law students

Three final year law students of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria have been abducted by kidnappers on the notorious Kaduna-Abuja Expressway on Tuesday afternoon. A source disclosed to PRNigeria that the names of the undergraduates are Fatima from Taraba, Maryam from Niger and Umar from Katsina states respectively. The source said: “The three abducted students are

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