InterswitchSPAK 3.0 National Science Contest Registration Portal is Open

Interswitch has announced the commencement of this year’s edition of its national science competition, InterswitchSPAK 3.0 in Nigeria. Students from senior secondary schools are now free to register for the competition on the InterswitchSPAK portal henceforth. InterswitchSPAK is an annual…

Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential Award Competition 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has granted full scholarship up to doctorate degree level to three secondary school students who emerged winners at the 2020 Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential Award Competition. The scholarship is for them to study any science-related discipline of…

TECNO Nigeria Appoint Campus Reps in Spark 4 Talent Hunt

TECNO Nigeria, a brand that has the young people in mind and recently awarded N1 million to six youth in TECNO’s ‘Light Up Your Dream’ campaign, especially in the last three editions. In the recent scholarship award, AcadaFest 2019, 20…

Kano Govt Approved N100 Million for French Universities Scholarships

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the release and disbursement of N100 million for French universities scholarship for Kano students undergoing various postgraduates programs in France. The Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the governor, Abba Anwar disclosed in…

Kaduna State Budgets N4.7bn for Scholarships, Sponsors 107 Students Abroad

The Kaduna State Government will spend N4.7bn on local and foreign scholarships in 2020 and it is presently sponsoring 107 students on various courses in foreign universities. A statement issued by Malam Hassan Rilwan, the Executive Secretary of the Kaduna…

Student Entrepreneur of The Year Category In Elite Vibez Awards 2020

As the nominations season gets hotter for the 10th Anniversary of the biggest youth and individual award event in north-central Nigeria, Elite Vibez Awards popularly known as EVA is pleased to announce that their “Student Entrepreneur of The Year” category…

UBEC Says 2.6 Million Children Can’t Access Basic Education

UBEC, The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has stated that 2.6 million children nationwide are out of school due to distance from their homes and the location of schools, which is not in line with the two kilometer radius given…

uLesson African EdTech Startup by Sim Shagaya Raises $3.1M

uLesson, an Edtech startup for the African market founded in 2019 by Sim Shagaya who also founded Nigerian e-commerce startup Konga and Ad venture E-Motion has raised $3.1 million seed-level round led by TLcom Capital. The Edtech startup has produced…

241 Graduated With First Class in University of Ibadan

A total of 241 students have graduated with First Class honors from Nigeria’s oldest citadel of learning, University of Ibadan (UI). The students stand out from the 7,430 others churned out by the school at the 2019 Convocation ceremony which…

UNIPORT Declared Hugging Between Lecturers and Students an Offence

University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, has launched its policy against sexual harassment where amorous hugging between lecturers and female students is now an offence with those found guilty punished severely. The Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Ndowa E. S.…