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The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), is in talks with the World Bank over the sponsorship of indigent students across the country, who are desirous of acquiring tertiary education. Vice chancellor of the school, Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu, who made the revelation at the first Distinguished Lecture Series of the university held in Abuja recently, stated that the sponsorship was necessary because it would enable some poor people to better their lot, stressing that NOUN was willing to help them as part of its mandate to educate one million people, especially those from remote places and the poor. Adamu also revealed that a Nigerian bank has also indicated interest in avail poor Nigerians tertiary education by sponsoring 100 persons from Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps nationwide. Adamu said, “We mentioned to one of the leading banks in Nigeria about the challenges that we face educating people in IDP camps and our willingness to help them. And the bank said it would s

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