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5 Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills

5 Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills

1. Never talk over people.

This demonstrates a real lack of respect. By talking over someone what you’re basically saying is “I don’t care what you’re saying—what I have to say is more important”.

2. Don’t finish other people’s sentences. 

You might do this thinking it's helpful, however, it isn't. Research has shown by doing this you...

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The 50-20-30 Rule

The 50-20-30 Rule

If you’re new to budgeting, figuring out how to manage your money each month can feel overwhelming. Not only do you need to organize, but you also have to make difficult decisions about how to spend your cash. Relying on the experiences of others can help only so much because your income and expenses are unique. Someone may be...

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Benefits Of A Scholarship

Benefits of a Scholarship Scholarships are the most desirable form of financial aid thus financial assistance is important for many university students. Many scholarships are based on merit or awarded as recognition for certain achievements. There are also other types of scholarships which are needs-based. Either way, they are beneficial because they are seen as prestigious and can enhance ones...
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 10 THINGS YOU SHOULD REALLY ASK A UNIVERSITY

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD REALLY ASK A UNIVERSITY

Not sure what to ask a university? Don’t waste this opportunity! Below are some things you really should enquire about when deciding where to study abroad.

As you may know, you can ask a university any questions which you have about them by clicking on the ‘Contact institution’ button whenever you see it on...

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Benefits of Internships

                                                              Benefits of An Internship

If you're on the fence about whether or not to pursue an internship while you are in the university, the statistics alone should convince you to do...

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5 Simple Student Stress Relief Tips

                                                     5 Simple Student Stress Relief Tips

The life of a student in the University can be stressful at times, between classes, assignments, work, and internships, students have a lot on their plate. It can be...

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Ways to stretch your student budget

                                                    Ways to stretch your student budget

Being a student can expensive but with some planning, you can have some left over for a social life. So how do you draw up a budget that's realistic...

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Want To Make Better Decisions? Refer To Yourself In The Third Person

Want To Make Better Decisions? Refer To Yourself In The Third Person

In 2010, LeBron James was faced with a tough decision. Should he continue playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the hometown team who nurtured his career?  Or should he sign on with the Miami Heat, a larger market team, even though such a move might be considered a betrayal?

His announcement...

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10 strategies to improve your attitude

10 strategies to improve your attitude 1. Self-Coaching Through Affirmations Affirmations repeated several times each day, every day, serve to reprogram your subconscious with positive thinking. An affirmation is made up of words charged with power, conviction and faith. You send a positive response to your subconscious, which accepts whatever you tell it. When done properly, this triggers positive feelings that, in...
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SEVEN BEHAVIOURS THAT REALLY SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE HAVE MASTERED

SEVEN BEHAVIOURS THAT REALLY SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE HAVE MASTERED

We've all heard of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People," but what are the behaviors that the most successful people have in common?

We covet the success of CEOs and entrepreneurs, from Steve Jobs and Sheryl Sandberg to Beyoncé and Jay Z. Some people seem to have it all, as if everything they...

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Successful people never again…

 

Successful people never again…

1. Return to what hasn’t worked.

Whether a job, or a broken relationship that was ended for a good reason, we should never go back to the same thing, expecting different results, without something being different.

2. Do anything that requires them to be someone they are not.

In everything we do, we have to ask ourselves, “Why am I...

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What Benefits Will I Receive From Having Good English?

What Benefits Will I Receive From Having Good English?

 

What Benefits Will I Receive From Having Good English?

 Having good English shows your employer, colleagues and potential clients that you are:

professional – being able to communicate fluently and confidently shows that you can be trusted to carry out tasks correctly, efficiently and with ease.

pro-active – you’ll impress your potential clients, colleagues and...

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20 Tips For Young Or Aspiring Entrepreneur To Help Get You Started .

20 Tips for Young or Aspiring Entrepreneur to Help Get You Started .1. Challenge yourself. Richard Branson says his biggest motivation is to keep challenging himself. He treats life like one long university education, where he can learn more every day. You can too! 2. Do work you care about. There’s no doubt that running a business take a lot of...
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Three Advantages Successful People Have That You Can Cultivate Too

Three Advantages Successful People Have That You Can Cultivate Too

Successful people have obvious advantages over the rest of us. These range from being born into a wealthy family to education, gender, race and even having nurturing parents.

 

What if we controlled for factors such as wealth, health and background, then started sorting through by benefits that can be learned?

The Ability to...

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Difference between Traditional and Online Universities

Traditional vs. Online Universities - What's the Difference?

Online universities and traditional colleges that offer courses in physical classrooms have the same end goal: provide students with an educational experience that enables them to grow in their chosen field and eventually earn a degree. But although their purpose is the same, both possess significant differences in the approach they take, setting...

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Improving your learning Part 2

Improving memory 

Eat a Brain-Boosting Diet

Just as the body needs fuel, so does the brain. You probably already know that a diet based on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, “healthy” fats (such as olive oil, nuts, fish) and lean protein will provide lots of health benefits, but such a diet can also improve memory. For brain health, though, it’s not just what...

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Are Vs. Is

The use of are vs. is can be something that confounds people and is one of the most common areas to find typos in documents. Many writers have fallen victim to this, it usually occurs when going back and editing some text and then neglecting to update the rest of the sentence properly.

The most common guideline to use is to...

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Babcock University Pre Degree Programme 2016/2017 Admission Form is Out

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Babcock University (BU) pre degree programmes for 2016/2017 Academic Session.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Babcock University (BU) academic programmes.

Babcock University is a private Christian co-educational Nigerian university owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Nigeria. The university is located equidistant between...

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Improving your learning (Series)

Part One

Improving Memory

Tip 1: Give your brain a workout

By the time you’ve reached adulthood, your brain has developed millions of neural pathways that help you process and recall information quickly, solve familiar problems, and execute familiar tasks with minimum of mental effort. But if you always stick to these well-worn paths, you aren’t giving your brain the stimulation it needs...

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LAGOS COMMENCES INTERNSHIP SCHEME FOR STUDENTS OF TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS

Trains 1,500 students on digital skills

The Lagos State Government has commenced an internship scheme for final year students of tertiary institutions across the State tagged ‘Ready, Set, Work,’ an initiative aimed at equipping fresh graduates with necessary skills to become job creators rather than job seekers.

The scheme, which is being anchored by the State’s Ministry of Education, commenced on June...

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NIGERIAN AGIP EXPLORATION LIMITED (OPERATOR OF THE NNPC/NAE/OANDO PSC) 2016/2017 POST GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD SCHEME

Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE) Limited, on behalf of the NNPC/NAE/Oando PSC, is committed to the training and development of manpower as part of its Social Investment (CI) programme. Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE) Limited, has supported the education of hundreds of Nigerian students through its Post Graduate scholarship scheme. Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE) Limited, along with its PSC partners, initiated this...

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The Lagos Business School Young Talents Programme 2016. Apply Now.

Lagos Business School is a community of people committed to creating and transmitting management and business knowledge based on a Christian conception of the human person and of economic activity and relevant to Nigeria and Africa at large.

The purpose of the Lagos Business School Young Talents’ Programme is to help the school establish an ongoing relationship with the brightest university...

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Nigerian Agip Oil Company Tertiary Scholarship Scheme for Undergraduates 2016

The Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited (NAOC) Joint Venture in pursuance of its corporate Social Responsibility invites suitably qualified applicants for its 2015/2016 Session Tertiary Scholarship Scheme, effective from 13th June to 27th June, 2016.

Category of Awards

Host Communities Merit Award – For applicants strictly from NAOC Host Communities

National Merit Award – For applicants from Non-Host communities

To qualify for consideration, applicants...

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The 5 Major Personality Traits (and What They Mean for You)

Your personality influences everything from the friends you choose to the candidates you vote for, yet many people never spend much time thinking about their personality traits. Understanding your personality can give you insight into your strengths and weaknesses. It can also help you gain insight into how others see you.

Most modern-day psychologists agree there are five major personality types,...

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Scholarship Vs Grant

Scholarship Vs. Grant

When looking into funding your post-secondary education you will inevitably come across both grants and scholarships. While both target the same objective i.e. money received is to subsidies cost of education. There is a school of thought that believes differences exist between the two.

Even though both are offered to students as a way of defraying some of the...

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FG Scraps Post Utme, Pegs Jamb Cut Off Mark At 180

The Federal Government has scrapped post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME, as a pre-condition to gaining admission into universities in the country.

The government and stakeholders in education sector also pegged 180 as benchmark for 2016 admission into universities, polytechnics and colleges of education to improve quality of education in Nigeria. ‎These decisions were reached at the 2016 Combined Policy Meeting on...

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Brain Teasers

Let's start off your day with some great brain teasers

Here they are

1.A man and his son are driving home from a basketball game when they have a terrible accident. The man is taken to the emergency room for treatment and the boy is taken straight to the operating table. The surgeon comes over to the operating table, sees the boy...

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Necessary Documents Required For Scholarship Applications

There are basically 7 documents you must have before applying for undergraduate scholarships.

These documents are very important for the purpose of screening and verification of students who send in applications for the specified scholarship. However, scholarship awarding organizations demand for some or all of these documents. But it is pertinent to have all handy in case you are required to...

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University News Flash

This Story will inspire you!

LASU’s Security Man’s Son Becomes Best Graduating Student

Lagos State University, Ojo, on Wednesday, held its 20th convocation with Michael Arowosegbe, son of a contract security man, emerging the overall best graduating student of the institution.

Twenty-four-year-old Arowosegbe from Awe, Oyo State, who obtained a First Class in Biochemistry, scored 4.86 Cumulative Grade Point Average to beat over...

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the Education Assurance Initiative

The EDUCATION ASSURANCE INITIATIVE organization is inviting First year and Second year students in Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics to apply for the 2016 EDAI SCHOLARSHIP which commences on the 1st of June. Requirements For Eligible Candidates:
1. Candidate must be a registered First year or Second Year student in the University Or First Year Student in the Polytechnic (ND1 &...

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Coventry University Postgraduate Scholarship For High Achievers

Coventry University is pleased to offer High Achievers Scholarships for pursuing full-time postgraduate programme. Students from Nigeria are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

The university provides modern educational and research environments that will enable students and researchers to face current challenges and to focus on knowledge as a principle driving force for development.

Coventry University is leading UK University which is...

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How Well Do You Know Famous Influential People? (Part 3)

Professor Chinua Achebe

Professor Chinua Achebe is a world-acclaimed novelist, university don and author of many books, including the classic "Things Fall Apart", is Nigeria and Africa's most celebrated author and poet.
His critically acclaimed book, "The Trouble with Nigeria", depicted the atrocities of a military kleptocracy similar to those that have dominated Nigeria's politics since independence. Amongst his array of...

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FULL LIST of UNIVERSITIES APPROVED For POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMS – NUC

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has observed with great concern that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved postgraduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees.

The Commission has also observed that some Parastatals and Institutes are awarding these same Postgraduate degrees, either on their own or through unapproved affiliations with Nigerian and foreign Universities.

Such practices are not only...

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IMPORTANT!! NUC Releases List of Illegal Universities in Nigeria 2016

List of Illegal Universities in Nigeria as published by the National Universities Commission.

NUC wishes to inform the general public, especially parents and prospective undergraduates, that the under-listed “Degree Mills” have not been licensed by the Federal Government and have, therefore, been closed down for violating the Education (National Minimum Standards etc) Act CAP E3 Law of the Federation of Nigeria...

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FULL LIST of E-Learning Institutions Approved by the NUC

E-learning Institutions Approved by NUC.

The general public is hereby informed that whereas the National Universities Commission (NUC) maintains its stand that online degrees are not accepted in Nigeria at the moment, this does not include the approved Nigerian Universities e-Learning Programme run within the shores of Nigeria.

The Nigerian Universities e-Learning Programme is a legitimate and well thought out pilot e-learning...

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Negative Effects of Bad Posture

Poor posture is the new first-world problem that’s causing more mental and physical health complications than most people realize.

The human body was designed to move – not to sit in a chair for several hours at a time. Over time, bad habits lead to fatigue, depression, pain and headaches. There’s a reason your mother told you to sit up straight...

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Days In Nigerian History (Part 2)

Did you know that on this day in history, May 16th in the year 1996, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) was banned by government.

But this wasn’t the first time. The union was active in struggles against the military regime during the 1980s. In 1988 the union organized a National Strike to obtain fair wages and university autonomy. As a result,...

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About albert Einstein

Born March 14, 1879

Over the years, Albert Einstein's name has become synonymous with genius.
In his lifetime, Einstein changed the world, describing the workings of reality better than anyone since Isaac Newton and revealing the capabilities of the atom bomb. In 1999, Time named him Person of the Century.
Einstein always appeared to have a clear view of the problems...

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Days In Nigerian History (Part 1)

Today 11th May 2016

In 1996, on this day in history, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Nigeria's first President, passed on after a lifetime of devoted patriotism to Nigeria. His woks during his lifetime will ever be remembered in the history of Nigeria.

A brief biography

The Rt. Hon. Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, P.C., GCFR
Born in Zungeru in present day Niger State in 1904 to Igbo...

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FSB Nigeria Scholarship Awards 2016 Latest Updates

Federal Government Scholarship Schemes are policy measures and programmes designed to augment formal education for National, Economic and Scientific development of the country.

The Federal Government in its efforts to improve education in the country and the welfare of Nigerian Students in tertiary institutions nationwide has put in place a revitalised scholarship scheme The revitalised award scheme is for both postgraduate...

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Tips For Students

Five Lessons from Leicester City FC

By now, you all will have heard of the news that Leicester City Football Club have won the English Premier League Cup for the Current Season. Beautiful story, isn’t it? However what can one learn from this? Before we delve into the lesson, let us have a little background knowledge of the team.

Leicester City Football...

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About Napoleon Hill

"Whatever your mind can conceive and believe it can achieve." - Napoleon Hill

American born Napoleon Hill is considered to have influenced more people into success than any other person in history. He has been perhaps the most influential man in the area of personal success technique development, primarily through his classic bookThink and Grow Rich which has helped million of...

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What you Should Know About Exam Misconduct

John was due to write his first semester exams on Wednesday. He cringed at the thought of having to spend his entire nights and days in class reading for his papers. He had his “music career” to build and he wasn’t going to let anything come in the way of his success.

It had not occurred to him that proper education...

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NDDC Postgraduate Foreign Scholarship Application 2016

NDDC Postgraduate Scholarship Application Form.

NDDC postgraduate scholarship application details announced. The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the 2016 Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme.

INTRODUCTION
As part of our Human Resource Development initiatives, NDDC is embarking on a Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship Programme to equip Niger Deltans with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the Local Content programme...

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Adopting Honesty As A virtue

A lot has been said and philosophized about this particular topic-honesty. But suffice to say that a lot people are still a long way from adopting an honest lifestyle. The truth about the imperfection of man, lays the foundation for honesty. Accepting this fact will be the first step most people need to adopt this virtue. Honesty creates an atmosphere...

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Brain Teasers

  1. Which four-letter word, when placed in the brackets, will complete a word on the left and start another word on the right? RAM (****) RIDGE   
  2. My watch was correct at noon, after which it started to lose 17 minutes per hour until six hours ago it stopped completely. It now shows the time as 2.52 p.m. What time is it now?
  3. What...
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Showing Respect

Four Ways To Show Respect

Show gratitude.

When somebody has done something for you, no matter how little, it is always very important to show gratitude to the person. It’s also important to remember all the people who have helped you on your journey. Tell them how much you appreciate what they did for you. You can send thank you mails or texts to your lecturers,...

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Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016

The Jim Ovia Scholarship was founded and funded by Mr. Jim Ovia since 1998, to provide financial aid to outstanding Nigeria youths. The scholarship was previously known as the MUSTE scholarship. The awardees are given funding for undergraduate study for the duration of the undergraduate program. The award includes tuition and maintenance allowance. The scheme offers an average of 100...

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Doing Things Right

Learn from John's experience...

Sunday had just completed his first year in the University of Lagos. He heard about an application for a scholarship, and quickly applied for it, as his parents were not buoyant enough to pay his tuition throughout his stay in school. He was lucky. He made the shortlist, passed the screening and was awarded the scholarship. However, his...

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Preparing For a Scholarship Exam

As is the usual norm, after scholarship application comes selection of candidates who have been successfully shortlisted for the next phase of the scholarship screening – the scholarship aptitude test. It is the wish of every applicant to make this shortlist.

Soon, successful candidates for Agbami and Chevron/JV scholarships will be contacted and sent invites for the tests. You will find...

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Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) LTD/GTE Scholarships for MBA Studies in Greece

Leventis Foundation Nigeria - The purview of the AG. Leventis Foundation Is very broad it encompasses preservation of the natural environmental, agricultural and technical education in West Africa, the granting of scholarship, financing of publications, the restoration, preservation and promotion of the wealth of Hellenic civilization in Greece, Cyprus and elsewhere as well as the promotion of activities for social...

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2016 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) List is OUT!

The Tony Elumelu Foundation is an Africa-based, African-funded philanthropic organisation. Founded in 2010, TEF is committed to driving African economic growth, by empowering African entrepreneurship. The Foundation aims to create lasting solutions that contribute positively to Africa’s social and economic transformation. Through impact investments, selective grant making, and policy development, it seeks to influence the operating environment so that entrepreneurship...

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2016 NWAG Scholarships for Female Undergraduate Nigerian Students

The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG), a non-profit organization based in Atlanta Georgia, was founded in April 2000 by the then Consul General's wife, Mrs. Dayo Keshi with a mission to empower women, youth and children in their adopted community in the United States and in their home country, Nigeria.

As at 2015, NWAG has successfully awarded a...

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Frequently Asked Questions On Scholastica

Our attention has been drawn to some of the frequent questions asked by interested students who wish to apply for scholarships on Scholastica.

These insights will give you a direction on the process of scholarship application on Scholastica, to eliminate chances of errors in the future.

WHAT IS SCHOLASTICA?

Scholastica is your One Stop Scholarship application where one profile can be used to apply...

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Question of The Day

Can you answer this?

Correct this...

The yolk of the egg is white

The yolk of the egg are white

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Mental Agility Test

Complete the following test in 3 minutes. Read all the instructions before doing anything else.

 

                 Questions

  1. Get a sheet of paper
  2. Write your initials in the top right hand of the corner of the sheet
  3. Write the total of 3 + 16 + 32 + 64 in the comment box
  4. Underline instruction 1 above on your paper
  5. Write the name of your favourite football team...
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Applications Closed

This is to inform all applicants that the application deadline for both NNPC/CHEVERON/JV 2016/2017 Scholarship Award and Agbami Medical and Engineering Professionals Scholarship Award 2016 has come and gone, and all entries from henceforth will NOT be attended to. 

Thank you.

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Common mistakes made when applying for scholarships

 

  1. Applying when not eligible: Scholarship schemes are targeted at a specific class of students or audience (200 level students, Medical students, graduates of specified courses etc). Your application is bound to be denied if you do not belong to the desirable audience. Ensure you meet the scholarship requirements before applying.
  2. Providing inaccurate or inconsistent information on the application form: Ensure you...
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Nigeria LGN Scholarships

Nigeria LNG Limited supports education through several initiatives. One of them is Scholarships. NLNG has a four-tier scholarship programme which channels support for human capital development and encourage high performance, ultimately growing a pool of high potential students, graduates and professionals with competitive advantage.

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A lesson From Henry Ford

Here’s a lesson from Henry Ford (1863-1947)

HE SAID;

 “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” 

 

ABOUT HIM

Henry Ford was an American industrialist who founded the Ford Motor Company, which sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand. He also played a major role in the development of the assembly line technique...

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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DRAGNET SCREENING TESTS

 

As the application deadline for the Chevron/JV and AGBAMI Medical and Engineering professional scholarships slowly crawl to an end, all applicants who are successfully shortlisted for the test will be contacted for the scholarship tests.

 While you prepare for the test, here are some tips you should know.

All Scholastica and Dragnet Screening Tests are CBT (Computer based Testing). Like the name...

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Why Students Are Often Not Shortlisted for Scholarships

 

Common mistakes made when applying for scholarship

  1. Applying when not eligible: Scholarship schemes are targeted at a specific class of students or audience (200 level students, Medical students, graduates of specified courses etc). Your application is bound to be denied if you do not belong to the desirable audience. Ensure you meet the scholarship requirements before applying. 
  2. Providing inaccurate or inconsistent information...
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Something You Should Ponder On

 

An Insight On Aare Afe Babalola (SAN)

Founder/Proprietor, ABUAD 

 

Intelligence and Character - That is the Goal of True Education (Martin Luther King Jr 1929-1968)

 

Let’s take a look at this quote again and understand it together.

What is intelligence?

 

A person who is capable of understanding his environment and has wisdom to identify problems that exist within and outside his environment and can solve them...

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2015/2016 LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD INTERVIEW

LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT
OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL ADVISER ON EDUCATION
LAGOS STATE SCHOLARSHIP BOARD
Website: www.lagosscholarship.org
Email: lagosstatescholar@gmail.com
Telephone number: 01-7939252


2015/2016 LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD INTERVIEW
This is to notify Lagos State indigenes that are students in tertiary institutions across the country and are interested in obtaining 2015/2016 Local Scholarship award that sales of application form will commence on Monday,...

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Why organizations offer scholarships to specific courses

 

Nigeria is the giant of Africa with an estimated 174 million inhabitants of which over 15 million of this population is in tertiary education. Everyone would agree that Nigeria as an African nation has a lot more literates than any other country in Africa, this is a good thing. As it places us in high demand for employment locally and...

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Thank you scholars!

Dear Scholars,
Thank you for being there for us. 
We love the fact that you take out your time to like and comment
on posts on our social media platforms.
You all are amazing and incredible!

However, we would love to take you to another level on our blog

We have amazing stories and information we want you to read. 
We would...

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2015 / 2016 Lagos State Postgraduate Scholarship Award Scheme

About Lagos State Scholarship Board 

The Lagos State Scholarship Board is the agency in charge of scholarship, bursary and other related matters within the state.
It grants Scholarship awards to deserving indigenes in various tertiary institutions for full time studies in order to assist these students financially.  

Before Applying Please Read
Applicant must be a Lagos State Indigene studying...

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2015 / 2016 Lagos State Undergraduate Scholarship Award Scheme

 About Lagos State Scholarship Board 

The Lagos State Scholarship Board is the agency in charge of scholarship, bursary and other related matters within the state.
It grants Scholarship awards to deserving indigenes in various tertiary institutions for full time studies in order to assist these students financially.  

Before Applying Please Read
Applicant must be a Lagos State Indigene studying...

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2016/2017 NNPC/CHEVRON JV NATIONAL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

2016/2017 NNPC/CHEVRON JV NATIONAL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Chevron Nigeria Limited, in collaboration with its Joint Venture partner, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to suitably qualified Nigerian students.

 

E-applications are invited from full-time SECOND YEAR (200 LEVEL) degree students of the under-listed courses in Nigerian Universities:

1.  Accountancy

2.  Agricultural Engineering/Agricultural Science
 

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2016 AGBAMI MEDICAL & ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

APPLICATION FOR 2016 AGBAMI MEDICAL & ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, a Chevron company and operator of the Agbami Field, in its continuous support for capacity building in the health and engineering sectors as a strategic feed into the national manpower pool, is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to qualified Nigerian students from ALL states of the...

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Proverb Analysis

This is used to test mental agility. An example is given below to give you an idea of how it works

HINT:

T.H. are B. than O = Two Heads are Better than one

I. at F. Y. D. S., T. T. A. = If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try Try Again

 Now try some below

The E. B. C. T. W.  =         The...

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stay Connected

 

In 1923, nine of the wealthiest people in the world met at Chicago's Edge Water Beach Hotel.

Their combined wealth, it is estimated, exceeded the wealth of the Government of the United States at that time. These men certainly knew how to make a living and accumulate wealth. Attending the meeting were the following men:

1. The president...

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Unusual Paragraph

What's wrong with this picture? 

90% of you will probably get it wrong

Let's find out!

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Obama Recognises, Commends 19-year-old Nigerian Harvard Finalist

Nigerian genius, Saheela Ibraheem, 19, made history On Thursday, February, 26, when she was honoured with an official reception in the White House by the US President, Barack Obama and the First Lady, Michelle.

Saheela Ibraheem got into the Ivy League Harvard at the age of 15, where she is currently studying neurobiology — a branch of science that studies the...

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UNIUYO Orientation Programme For Fresh Postgraduate Students 2015/2016

All  UNIUYO 2015/2016 fresh postgraduate students are hereby informed that orientation programme is scheduled as follows:

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016

Time: 8.30 am

Venue: Onyema Ugochukwu Hall

NB: Attendance is mandatory

ABOUT UNIUYO

The University of Uyo(UNIUYO) is located in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

The university was formerly known as the University of Cross River State (UNICROSS). On October 1, 1991 the federal government...

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UNIJOS Direct Entry Screening Details 2015/2016

The University of Jos UNIJOS Direct Entry Screening Exercise for the  2015/2016 Academic Session admission shall take place from  Monday, February 8, 2016 to Friday, February 12, 2016 at 9.00am each day. The screening exercise shall take place at the Board Rooms of the respective Faculties of applicants.

Note: Only candidates who applied through JAMB for Direct Entry admission and chose...

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Quote of the Day

“A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.” 

Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

Nelson Mandela cared about education. Born July 18, 1918, he was the first in his family to receive a formal education, and completed his primary studies at a local missionary school....

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WHO OWNS THE FISH?

Let's find out how smart you are. Find the answer to the question below:

The situation
1. There are 5 houses in five different colors.
2. In each house lives a person with a different nationality.
3. These five owners drink a certain type of beverage, smoke a certain brand of cigar and keep a certain pet.
4. No owners have...

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A Short Story

I CAN NEVER FORGIVE MYSELF FOR SENDING MY BROTHER TO JAIL

I stood on the balcony of my house watching cars go by. The sun was bright, the wind was blowing coolly that evening. I had just finished preparing the evening meals for my brother and was waiting for him to come home for dinner. 
My brother was just a fresh...

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2016 DAVID OYEDEPO FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Program Is Our Major Platform For Promoting The
Foundation's Vision And Goals. The Scholarship Program Awards Full Ride Scholarships To Qualified
Individuals Who Are Indigenes And Residents Of African Countries. The Scholarship Seeks To
Develop Youth Leaders Who Are Ready To Put Their Learned Skills To Work In Leading Organizations,
Communities And Their Local Countries....

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MTNF Award Ceremony For Science, Technology & Blind Scholarship Scheme

It was a Yellow day of Joy and celebration, as over 500 student beneficiaries of the MTN Foundation Scholarship for Science, Technology and the Blind gathered together to receive their award certificates.

The colorful event which took place at the National theatre saw students from a cross section of various Nigerian Universities, their proud family members and well wishers gather to receive insightful lectures...

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NNPC/MPN Undergraduate Scholarship Awards / 2015

2015 NNPC/MPN Undergraduate Scholarship Awards.

As part of support to educational development and human capacity building, Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN), operator of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/MPN Joint Venture awards annual scholarships to qualified undergraduate students in Nigerian Universities.

E-applications are invited from full-time undergraduates in their FIRST YEAR (100 LEVEL) or SECOND YEAR (200 LEVEL) of study in any of the...

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AGBAMI MEDICAL & ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD 2015

Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, a Chevron company and operator of the Agbami Field, in its continuous support for capacity building in the health and engineering sectors as a strategic feed into the national manpower pool, is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to qualified Nigerian students from ALL states of the Federation.

The scholarship program, funded by Star and...

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Lagos State Bursary Award Interviews 2015/2016

Lagos State Government - Bursary award was re-introduced in 1984 by the administration of Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande in line with the administration's general populace outlook. The dwindling nature of the Government's financial resources and the various projects competing for attention of the administration influenced the decision to replace the then scholarship award with bursary to all State indigenes in...

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2014/2015 SPDC Joint Venture University Scholarship Award Scheme

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (Operator of the NNPC/SHELL /TEPN/AGIP Joint Venture) Scholarship Scheme offers first year students in all Nigerian universities the opportunity to study with an annual grant from the SPDC JV for the full duration of their course.

The programme aims to promote academic excellence and improve the skills of young Nigerians.


The merit-based scholarship...

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MTN FOUNDATION (MTNF) SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME PHASE 6

On behalf of MTN Nigeria Foundation, we are delighted to announce the commencement of the sixth phase of the MTNF Science and Technology scholarship scheme in furtherance of MTN Nigeria’s commitment to enhance learning and add value to the education sector in Nigeria.

MTN Foundation provides annual scholarships worth N200,000.00 (Two hundred thousand Naira only) to 500 eligible 2nd year students...

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2016/2017 Chevening Scholarships for Postgraduate Studies

Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of award - Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships - the recipients of which are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world.


Summary
Chevening Scholarships in Nigeria are awarded to...

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Clement Adesuyi Haastrup Foundation (CAHF) Scholarship Programme 2014/2015

The Clement Adesuyi Haastrup Foundation (CAHF), invites applications from undergraduates Students from Ijesa origin, in Osun State for:

2014/2015 CAHF Annual Scholarship Award

Eligibility For The CAHF Scholarship Awards

  • Applicants MUST be registered FULL- TIME undergraduate in any Nigerian Universities, Polytechnic and Colleges of Education.
  • The candidate should be intelligent, brilliant and in great need of financial assistance for his/her...
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Lagos State Scholarships Board cautions students on fake forms

The Lagos State Scholarships Board on Friday dissociated itself from a website, www.scholarshipworld.org and urged the general public, particularly students of Lagos State origin, not to patronise it.

The board, in a statement signed by its Spokesman, Mr Sesan Adebadejo, said that it had no affiliation with the website. It said that the fake website had been collecting N500...

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Elano Investment Limited Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme

Are you a graduate from a host community of Indorama/Eleme Petrochemicals Limited? Do you want to study at postgraduate level in a UK university?

Applications are now open for the ELANO INVESTMENT LIMITED POST GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME for graduates from the host communities of Indorama/Eleme Petrochemicals Limited.

The postgraduate scholarship scheme is managed by the British Council on behalf of Elano Investment...

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Naija Mathematics Olympiad (A Mathematics Solution for Secondary Students)

Mathematics Laboratory Limited In Conjunction With Dragnet Solutions
Presents Naija Mathematics Olympiad (An Online Mathematics Solution for JSS and SSS Students).


AIMS:

  • Self learning - be exposed to online examinations/test environment early in life before they leave secondary school.
  • Demystify mathematics anxiety and phobia for numbers.
  • Make mathematics fun and easy for all.

Benefits.

  • Online Practice of mathematics with real time feedback.
  • Continous Assessment of student...
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2014 Gani Fawehinmi Annual Undergraduate Scholarship Application

Application is on for the 2014 Chief Gani Fawehinmi Annual Undergraduate Scholarship Award.

applications are invited for Gani Fawehinmi Annual Scholarship Awards 2014. The Awards will cover 2013 and 2014. The award is for 40 (Forty) students each of whom will receive One hundred Thousand Naira (N100, 000.00) making a total sum of Four Million Naira (N4,000 000.00).

 

Criteria For Chief Gani...

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Norway Quota Scholarship Scheme for 800 Bachelors, Masters and PhD Students

Brief description:
The Norwegian Government offer scholarship funds for the Quota Scholarship scheme for Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD Students from Developing Countries at universities and university colleges in Norway 2015/2016

Accepted Subject Areas:
Students usually apply for degree programmes that serve as a continuation of their studies in their home country or for courses which can be a joint part of...

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2015 NNPC / ESSO International Postgraduate Scholarship Awards

Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (EEPNL) is offering Scholarships to outstanding Nigerian graduates wishing to pursue post-graduate studies in the under listed disciplines:

• Geosciences
• Engineering (Petroleum, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil/Structural, Pipeline, Marine and Subsea)

Eligibility:

To qualify, applicants MUST:
1. Must be a graduate from a Nigerian University
2. Must possess a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of second...

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2016 NNPC/CHEVRON JV NATIONAL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Kindly be informed that applications for the 2015/2016 NNPC/CHEVRON JV Undergraduate Scholarship is currently open.

Chevron Nigeria Limited, in collaboration with its Joint Venture partner, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to suitably qualified Nigerian students.

E-applications are invited from full-time SECOND YEAR (200 LEVEL) degree students of the under-listed courses, in Nigerian Universities:

  • Accountancy
  • Agricultural...
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RANKING UNIVERSITIES BY PRE-EMPLOYMENT TEST SCORES

 

Memo to parents, note to employers and a guide to the new Government - By Baba Ikazoboh (2015)

Quality of education can impact the type of job you get, hence many pursue good quality education.
Precisely how we measure ‘quality’ and therefore rank institutions by their ‘quality’ thus becomes an
interesting pursuit in itself. There are several global ranking templates and...

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