10 Learning Management Systems for Business Training in Nigeria

By Dr. Godwin Pius Ekpo Below are 10 leading Management Systems for business training in Nigeria you should know. 1. Gopius LMS Gopius is a learning management system (LMS) that comes with several features which make it stand out from other learning management systems in Nigeria. It is an LMS that ensures that learners are satisfied with whatever time they spend learning. This LMS is user-friendly and was developed to help people from different organizations and walks of life improve on themselves in the various ways that they want to. There…

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10 Problems with Nigerian Education System

Dr. Godwin Pius Ekpo The problems bedeviling Nigerian education system are multifarious and demands a holistic solution in order to successfully tackle it.  Read also: The Kind of Teachers you should recruit this 21st century 1. Funding One of the greatest problems facing the Nigerian educational sector is lack of adequate funding. Over the years, successive government, both at the national level and States (and even local education authorities) had largely neglected much needed financial investments in the educational sector. The national budget for education has remained abysmally poor over the…

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The Guardian’s Editor bags doctorate degree in mass communication

By Opeyemi Babalola Kabir Alabi Garba, Editor of The Guardian on Sunday, has bagged a doctorate degree from the University of Lagos (UNILAG). Garba, an alumnus of the University of Ibadan (UI), where he had his first degree in Arabic Language and Literature, is specialised in Print Journalism, Development Communication and Information Management. His dissertation is titled ‘Freedom of Information Act (2011) and print media coverage in Nigeria’. Commenting on the feat, he expressed appreciation to those scholars whom he benefitted from their knowledge and guidance, noting that his encounter…

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Concern over backlog of admissions, disruption in academic calendars

By Opeyemi Babalola     With the eight months of strike recently suspended by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the crisis rocking the public higher institutions is likely to have deepened further, thereby raising the fear of students and stakeholders over the likely possibility of more havoc to descend on the public institutions in coming days or even years.      Already, public universities are yet to fully recover from the crisis bestowed on them by the negative impacts of COVID-19, that prevented schools from continuing activities which…

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World AIDS Day: Experts renew call on need to prevent HIV/AIDS

*Gender Resource Center launched By Opeyemi Babalola Experts have called on individuals in the society to adhere strictly to the measures given by health practitioners on how the deadly disease of AIDS can be prevented. This charge was given at a ceremony held at the University of Nairobi (UoN) to mark the World AIDS Day 2022, which usually comes up every December 1. This year’s celebrations, was marked by the establishment and launch of the first-ever UoN Gender Resource Center, with support from UNESCO and the Swedish Government and in…

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University of Miami proposes $100M football operations center

The University of Miami has filed plans for a $100 million football operations center on its Coral Gables campus. The city’s Development Review Committee will consider plans for the UM Football Operations Center and adjoining parking garage on Dec. 9. It would be located on the 0.2-acre site at 1253 and 1255 Dickson Drive, which is currently a parking lot near the athletics department. The football operations center would total 150,000 square feet. It would host space for football administrators and coaches, player development, training, recovery, nutrition, relaxation, academics, recruiting…

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Program for the 18th RUFORUM Annual General Meeting

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is pleased to share the final program for the 18th RUFORUM Annual General Meeting slated for 12th 16th December 2022 at Harare International Conference Center under the theme “Strengthening Africa’s Agri-food Systems in the Post COVID-19 Era – Opportunities and Challenges”. This year, the AGM will emphasize on the needed actions by African universities and their partners to strengthen Agri-food systems in Africa while building resilience to especially the emerging challenges posed by climate change and variability. The 18th RUFORUM AGM is convened…

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Toyin Tofade’s calling: To be a leader of leaders

When Toyin Tofade got her degree in pharmacy, she was urged by teachers and mentors to pursue clinical pharmacy — even if it meant leaving her home country of Nigeria.  “Those days, I didn’t see anything beyond what was there, which is, there’s no way you can do this, you’re going to have to go out of the country to be able to study clinical pharmacy,” she said.  Since then, Tofade has found her way back to academia, spending time at the University of Maryland and Howard University. Now she’s helping students…

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BRIDGIN Foundation Offers USD 6.8 Billion Grant to the Government of Malawi

Monday, 28th November 2022 – In 2019, the BRIDGIN foundation attended the RUFORUM Annual General Meeting in Ghana which strengthened the partnership between RUFORUM and the Foundation that has led to the signing of a game-changing $6.8 billion (about K7 trillion) grant between the Malawi Government and BRIDGIN Foundation of Belgium to implement the seven key infrastructure projects in Malawi. The seven key projects targeted by the otherwise, too good to be true financing include construction, equipping and full operationalization of a high-tech Kamuzu University Teaching Hospital (Kuth) in Blantyre with satellites…

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