Author: IDY ELI

DJ

FUTA STUDENT BREAKS DISC JOCKEY, DJ RECORD

Records are made to be broken and Agboola Venmak, a Nigerian Disc Jockey, DJ and an undergraduate student of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) has proven that. According to Guinness World Records, the current holder of the record for longest marathon club Disc Jockey is Norbert Selmaj (or...

AGBAMI

AGBAMI Medical & Engineering Professional Scholarship

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...

UNIUYO

UNIUYO PART-TIME & CONTINUING EDUCATION

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Certificate, Diploma, Part-time Undergraduate, Sandwich, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters, Doctorate and Professional Programmes of the University of Uyo, UNIUYO, for the 2018/2019 academic session. ONE (1) YEAR FULL-TIME CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES UNIUYO Part-time And School of Continuing Education Admission, 2018/2019 (I)...

Minna

CERTIFICATE FORGERY SCANDAL HITS MINNA CEO

A syndicate, made up lecturers and students of College of Education, CoE, Minna, Niger State, that specialised in certificate forgery, has been uncovered. Already members of the syndicate, a lecturer and two students, have been; arrested and handed over to the Police. This came as two 300 level students of...

NYESOM

NYESOM INHERITED A ROTTEN EDUCATION SECTOR

Rivers State Commissioner for Education and former two-time member of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Hon Tamunosisi Gogo Jaja has said the administration of Rotimi Amaechi left a deteriorated education sector for Governor Nyesom Wike. Jaja, in an interview in Abuja, insisted that the immediate past administration only thrived...

female

KANO STATE RECRUITS 1,196 FEMALE TEACHERS

The Kano state government has approved the recruitment of 1,196 female teachers that hold the National Certificate of Education NCE across the state. This was; disclosed by the state commissioner for Information, Youth and Culture, Muhammad Garba while briefing newsmen in the state. The state government has therefore directed the...

SADC

CHILD LABOUR IN SADC KEEPS KIDS AWAY

According to the SADC Gender Protocol Barometer report launched this week hundreds of children aged between seven and 14 work in SADC. Large numbers of young people in Southern Africa do not attend school; and at least 675 children under the age of 15 years from poor families are; forced...

oyo

FIX LAUTECH, ASUU TELLS OYO & OSUN GOVT

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Benin Zone, has called for the resignation of the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, and his Osun State counterpart, Rauf Aregbesola, over their alleged failure to address the challenges facing the Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomoso. It also said that it would join other zones...

seminary

TWO GIRLS EXPELLED FROM SEMINARY

The girls, who are students of Inanda Seminary, a private girls’ boarding school in Durban, South Africa, were caught by the matron kissing for about 20 minutes. The parents of the grade 9 and 8 pupils were; immediately called to come and pick their daughters and they have now missed...

PUPILS

TEACHER ARRESTED FOR DEFILING PUPILS

Police has arrested a 43-year-old teacher for allegedly defiling primary school pupils. The teacher who works at St. Stephen’s Primary School, a school owned by prominent Church of Uganda in Nama Subcounty Mukono District was arrested on allegations of aggravated defilement. The primary teacher, identified as Abdul Ziiwa teaches social...

funds

SCIENTIST WANTS MORE FUNDS IN RESEARCH

Scientists have urged the Federal Government to deem it necessary to provide enough funds for research and development in Nigerian universities. They said if more funds were; allocated to the researchers, it would pave the way for them; to carry out the scientific research successfully in the country. They spoke...

SERAP

SERAP SUES NYSC OVER EXEMPTION CERTIFICATION

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP has sued the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brigadier-General Sule Kazaure and the NYSC over “failure to publish specific documents and information on Minister of Finance Mrs Kemi Adeosun’s application for NYSC exemption, and seeking to compel them to explain if Adeosun obtained...

FUAM

TWO FUAM UNDERGRADUATE DIE IN ACCIDENT

Two students of Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, FUAM on Wednesday were reported killed in an auto crash within the campus. Four other students were said to have sustained serious injuries. The incident, according to an eyewitness, was; said to have occurred around 8am when a motorcycle conveying passengers likely...

ADMIRALTY

WHY WE ESTABLISHED ADMIRALTY UNIVERSITY

THE Nigerian Navy, yesterday, said it set up Admiralty University of Nigeria, ADUN; to reduce the high rate of foreign trainings for its personnel and also those of its sister services. The Navy also explained that the establishment of Admiralty University was; aimed at reducing the pressure the development was...

OLANIYI

OLAYINKA OLANIYI DEFRAUDS US UNIVERSITIES

A Nigerian man, identified as Olayinka Olaniyi, has been been; pronounced guilty of defrauding universities in the United States, and is; due to be sentenced to jail. The 34-year-old was living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, at the time he committed the fraud, alongside his partner-in-crime, 29-year-old Damilola Solomon Ibiwoye. Both...

fake

FAKE UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR ARRESTED

A fake University Professor, Olayinka Emmanuel has been; arrested by the Oyo State Police Command after he fraudulently collected N1million from a man. He collected the money under the pretext of manufacturing animal multivitamins for him. The 54-year-old, who claimed to be a Professor of Animal Husbandry was; paraded by...

BELLO

GOVERNOR BELLO TO PAYS NYSC MEMBERS EXTRA

Governor Yahaya Bello has promised youth corps members posted to the state N10,000 each for transport fare, and another N5,000 on a monthly basis Gbenga Olorunpomi, the governor’s senior special assistant on electronic media, disclosed this on Monday, August 13 Olorunpomi said Bello also announced a personal donation of N5...

ENDORSING

SOKOTO STUDENTS DENY ENDORSING BUHARI

Federated Organisation of Sokoto State Students’ Association (FOSSOSA) has denied endorsing any politician or political party ahead of the 2019 general elections. The group was reacting to the recent endorsement of President Buhari; by the Coalition of Sokoto State Youth and Student Forum. In a press conference last week, the...

NONPAYMENT

STUDENTS PROTEST NONPAYMENT OF LECTURERS

Students of the Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin took to the street, Monday, to protest nonpayment of their lecturers six months’ salary. The students started the protest from their school premises to Ibrahim Taiwo road, Unity area and to Government House. Students who are supposed to start their semester...

OJELADE

OJELADE Reiterates The Importance of Vocational Education

DEAN of Federal College of Education Technical, Akoka Lagos, Dr AYP Ojelade has reiterated the importance of vocational education in the economic diversification of Nigeria. Mallam Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education Ojelade spoke during the four-day 8th edition of National Conference of School of Vocational Education at Federal College...

PRISONS

PRISONS INMATES TO WRITE WASSCE 2 PURSUE PHD

The Lagos Prisons Command says education behind bars is getting more interesting with two of its inmates already pursuing their PhD at the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons. The Controller of Prisons, Lagos Command, Mr. Tunde Ladipo, disclosed this in an interview in Lagos, yesterday. According to him, there is; renewed interests...

EMIR

EDUCATION BOARD LAUDS EMIR OF GOMBE

The State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Gombe has commended the Emir of Gombe, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu-Abubakar, for his numerous contributions towards education in his domain. Mrs Zulaihatu Madugu, Acting Secretary of the Board, gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Monday...

INFINIX

INFINIX S3X UNVEILING THEIR NEW PHONE

Infinity Mobility has officially announced the released of it first notched display device Infinix S3X today. The Smart 2 which is; an upgrade to the Hot S3 that was; received earlier this year. It’s equipped with dual rear camera with a massive 6.2inch Full infinity display for clearer and better...

AKINWUMI

AKINWUMI URGUES IMPROVED WELFARE FOR NYSC

Gov. Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State has urged employers of the NYSC members to improve on their welfare and create conducive environment for them during the service. Akinwumi made the call on Monday in Lagos, during the official closing ceremony of the orientation course for the 2018 batch “B” of...