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ABANDONED

FG TO COMPLETE ABANDONED PROJECTS IN EBONYI

The Federal Government has pledged to complete all abandoned federal government funded projects in Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State. President Muhammadu Buhari made this known when he commissioned some ecological projects initiated and completed in the university. Represented by the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning,...

TRANSPARENCY

PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS TO EMBRACE TRANSPARENCY

Private universities and colleges of education in the country have been; urged to embrace open-door policy and transparency as key ingredients, if they must survive, contribute; and compete in the growing global knowledge industry. Managing Director of Peace Mass Transit, Dr. Samuel Maduka Onyishi, gave the advice when he received...

EBSU

DISCLAIMER: EBSU POST-UTME FRAUD WEBSITE ALERT

Ebonyi State University, EBSU management has released a disclaimer concerning the sale of the 2018/2019 Post-UTME screening form. A particular website has been; tagged to be misleading candidates with payment information by putting up a FAKE account with the school’s name. All members of the general public, especially prospective candidates...

KAMBINACHI

KAMBINACHI WINS GLOBAL ICT COMPETITION.

Ten year-old Kambinachi Kanu, a final year primary school pupil of Temple Preparatory School, Ilupeju, Lagos, Nigeria, emerged the global winner in the 9-12-year-old category of this year’s annual ‘Girls Who Innovate’ competition, under the theme, ‘The Future of Education.’ The initiative hosted across Middle East and Africa and organised...

FIIRO

LANDMARK UNIVERSITY AND FIIRO COLLABORATE

The Landmark University, Omu-Aran in Kwara, says its Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, FIIRO is to upscale agrarian and industrial revolution toward revamping Nigeria’s economy. Prof. Adeniyi Olayanju, the Vice-Chancellor of the university, made the remarks on Friday in Omu-Aran at the signing...

Obono-Obla's

OBONO-OBLA’S WAEC RESULT NOT WITH LAW SCHOOL

The Director-General of Nigerian Law School, Abuja, Prof. Isa-Hayatu Chiroma, on Thursday told the House of Representatives ad hoc panel investigating the Special Presidential Investigative Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) that the school has no record of Okoi Obono-Obla’s WAEC results, and thus cannot comment on its...

POTENTIALS

EDUCATION IS TO HARDNESS YOUTH POTENTIALS

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has; described education as the veritable doorway through which the boundless potentials of youths can be; positively harnessed for the benefit of society, and the country at large. President Buhari stated this on Thursday when he received the outgoing Ambassador of Belarus, His Excellency Vyacheslav Beskosty, who...

SAN

LASU VC, OTHERS PROMOTED TO SAN.

The Lagos State University Vice Chancellor; Olanrewaju Fagbohun and the Director General of the Nigerian Law School, Isa Hayatu Chiroma are; among the 31 newly promoted to the rank of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN. This is contained in a press release from the Legal Practitioners ’ Privileges Committee...

secretariat

COLLEGE OF SURGEONS IS BUILDING SECRETARIAT

The West African College of Surgeons has reiterated why it embarked on the construction of a permanent secretariat for its operations. The College stated that its leadership decided to invest in the project as part of its strategic plan to become self-sufficient in its core mandate and vision, and to...

PDP

PDP WARNS NYSC AGAINST COVER-UP.

Nigeria’s main opposition party, People’s Democratic Party, PDP has cautioned the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) against covering up the NYSC certificate forgery case against Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, with a purported investigation. The PDP made this call while reacting to exclusive report, exposing how Mrs. Adeosun did not...

OLUWAGBEMI

OLUWAGBEMI WANTS POPULATION CONTROL LAW

Professor Tai Oluwagbemi of Kogi State University; Anyigba has called for a series of Marxist legislative policies, including adoption of population control and constitutional amendments; to achieve a policy of food sufficiency in the country. Oluwagbemi canvassed this position in his inaugural lecture titled, “Scientific Elegance and Political Naivety of...

Bible

SCHOOL THREATENS FOUNDATION OVER BIBLE

A public school district in Illinois, U.S. has sent a “cease and desist” letter to an unnamed person who gave away Bible to boys and girls on a public street owned by the district. “ This individual was; warned that law enforcement would be; called should he or any affiliated...

ANAMBRA

KIDS ABDUCTED FROM PRIMARY SCHOOL IN ANAMBRA.

Two kids of the same parents have been; abducted and taken to an unknown location by suspected kidnappers in their school located inside a Catholic Church in Anambra State. The kids, identified as Master Franklin Ezekwere, aged 4 years old and his sister Maryann, aged 2 years old, were said...

corruption

KADPOLY SUSPENDS H.O.D OVER CORRUPTION.

Kaduna Polytechnic has suspended a head of department for academic corruption. The Unnamed lecturer is said to have taken money from students and allowed them to have their scripts after examination so as to copy answers from the making scheme. Kadpoly rector Idris Bugaje disclosed this in interview in school. Bugaje who...

SENTENCED

EDUCATION SECRETARY SENTENCED WITHOUT FINE .

For employing his secondary school [SS2] teenage daughter; Ms preye Tom, into the education authority in Delta State; Mr Abayomi Tom Kelekumor has been sentenced to five years in jail by a High court sitting in the state. Kelemour, who was a former education secretary in Bomadi LGA in the...

BAYELSA

BAYELSA TO PAY MEDICAL BILLS OF NYSC MEMBERS

Bayelsa Government on Thursday pledged to settle the medical bills of four National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members involved in an auto crash on Monday in which two of them died. Mr. Suoyo Appah, the Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Seriake Dickson on NYSC Matters, made the pledge in Yenagoa...

MARRIAGES

STUDENTS ORGANISE ILLEGAL MARRIAGES IN SCHOOL

The Bauchi State government, at the weekend, closed the Sa’adu Zungur Model Primary and Secondary School in Bauchi, the state capital, over illegal marriages among senior students in the school. The closure order, which also affected the primary section of the school, it was gathered, on Friday by the state...

Robbery

KATSINA STUDENT NABBED FOR ROBBERY.

A 22-year-old who claimed to be a student of Federal College of Education, Katsina, is now in police net for armed robbery. Aliyu Salisu, who said he was; a 200 level Hausa/ Sociology student of the institution, was; arrested on July 1, 2018 following a robbery incident in Katsina. According to...

MISHANDLING

FG MISHANDLING FARMERS-HERDERS CONFLICTS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says the Federal Government is mishandling the lingering farmers-pastoralists crisis properly. ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who briefed newsmen in Abuja, said that; the Federal Government had not lived up to it constitutional responsibility of protecting Nigerians. He said that Nigeria’s rulers from...

impregnating

FIVE LECTURERS SACK FOR IMPREGNATING STUDENT

Five lecturers of the Waziri Umar Federal Polytechnic Staff School in Birnin  Kebbi were; yesterday dismissed for allegedly impregnating an SS3 students. This followed the committee’s report, which found them guilty of the sexual harassment. The learnt that the affected teachers had been on suspension before the committee submitted its report....

final

VC DEFENDS EXPULSION OF FINAL YEAR STUDENTS.

The Vice Chancellor of Federal University, Lokoja, Prof. Angella Miri, has reiterated the stance of the institution against examination malpractices, which she said, were; exhibited by the recently-expelled 13 final year students. Miri, who spoke against the claim by some of the affected students that their expulsion was; not justifiable,...

kicked

A STUDENT KICKED OUT OF SCHOOL FOR LACK FEES.

A Students by name Abraham Kibet a student from Kapenguria boys was mercilessily and ruthlessly kicked out of the school by the principal. The principal stated that, the reasons was; because of pending fee arrears. According to A. MOHAMMED twitter writter he says, students should be; politely sent home to...

expelled

19 STUDENTS EXPELLED FROM YABATECH

The management of the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos has expelled nineteen students of the institution over various offences relating to examination malpractices. The affected students belong to various departments within the school and cut across both full-time and part-time programmes. In three different circulars published yesterday in the school,...

DSS

DSS STORMS SCHOOL, ARRESTS MINISTRY OFFICIALS.

Acting on a tip off from the members of the public, operatives of the Department of State Services;  DSS on Tuesday swooped on a popular secondary school in Ado-Ekiti, Ola Oluwa Muslim Grammar School, and arrested some Ministry officials allegedly found collecting Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) from teachers. The DSS...