Chinua Achebe Recognised In Google Doodle

The late Nigerian author of literary masterpiece ‘Things Fall Apart’, Chinua Achebe, has been honoured in a Google Doodle, underscoring his status as a towering figure of 20th-century literature.


The United Nations International Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has called for a national parenting education program which would provide opportunities to parents to fully participate in the learning process of children under 3years. UNICEF Education Specialist, Swadchet Sankey made the call in Kano state, during a media dialogue on Early Childhood Development Education.

No fewer than 24,000 applicants to the University of Lagos who scored 200 marks and above will still be unable to secure admission in the institution in the 2017/2018 academic session.

The outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Rahamon Bello, gave the indication at a forum with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

The Nigerian government is planning to mentor 15 universities as dual mode universities that would operate both as conventional and digital learning Institutions. The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, Professor Abubakar Rasheed said this in Abuja at a symposium organised by the Commission on policy and practice in open and distance learning.

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