More than 33,000 Sign Petition to Stop Foreign Institutions from Demanding IELTS

Over 33,000 have signed a petition to stop foreign institutions from demanding an English proficiency test, the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) from Nigerians. Checks by The Nation show the petition on change.org titled “Stop  asking Nigerians to write IELTS” has 33,800 signatures as at the time of filing this report. IELTS is one…

TETFund tasks Polytechnics, CoEs on Skills, Entrepreneurial Innovations

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has challenged polytechnics and colleges of education in the country to redouble their efforts in entrepreneurship and skills development. Executive Secretary of TETFund, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, made the call, Tuesday, in Abuja, at a capacity building workshop for heads of selected institutions and staff of TETFund Centres of Excellence.…

The University of Ibadan announces Scholarship scheme for Postgraduate students with physical disabilities

The Postgraduate College, University of Ibadan is pleased to announce a Scholarship Scheme for Students Living with Physical Disability for the 2021/2022 academic session and to invite interested Master’s degree and Ph.D. students of the University of Ibadan to submit applications for consideration for an award. The Scholarship Scheme is designed to assist academically sound…

LASU Introduces 50% Rebate For Students With 4.50 CGPA

Lagos State University (LASU) has introduced a policy that guarantees 50percent refund of school fees to the university scholars, that is, students who consistently maintain a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.50 every academic session. The Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Ibiyemi Ibilola Olatunji-Bello, disclosed this on Monday at the 2020/2021 matriculation ceremony…

TEF 2022: TEF opens applications to $5000 grant

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), has opened applications for the 2022 TEF entrepreneurship programme for young African entrepreneurs across all 54 African countries. In a statement, the foundation said the programme which is for African start-ups with business ideas or existing businesses under 5 years will provide the qualified entrepreneurs with a seed capital of 5000…

PressPayNg meets with NANS

On the 14th January 2022, PressPayNg and some members of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Com. Tazeed Muhammad (Vice President, NANS) met in Abuja. Also in attendance was Comr. Mujaheed Shuaibu, the president of the National Association of University Students (NAUS). Mr. Afolabi Olabanji on behalf of the PressPayNg, appreciated the delegates and…

PressPayNg signs Atela Francis as Brand Ambassador

On the 5th of October 2021, PressPayNg signed a brand Ambassador in the person of Francis Atela, First runner-up (Nigerian Idol 2021). On the occasion, the CEO of PressPayNg Mr. Abiola Metilelu appreciated Mr. Francis for agreeing to work with PressPayNg and join the force to ensure the actualisation of the education ambition of Nigerian…