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Hush

Professor Noel Hush, An Eminent Scientist Passes

Professor Hush was a giant in global chemistry, both in his research and personality. He was a theoretical and computational chemist; and established the Department of Theoretical Chemistry at the University of Sydney in 1971. Professor Hush’s research career spanned eight decades, yet he remained at the cutting edge of...

Armed men

University Football Team Kidnap By Unknown Armed Men

Members of a university football team were; abducted by armed men in Cameroon’s Southwest region, university officials told CNN Thursday. Armed men seized the team of 20 male students from the training ground at the University of Buea on Wednesday, said Ngono Horace Manga, the university’s vice chancellor. “They were...

lecturer

Suspected herdsmen murder university lecturer in Enugu

Some gunmen suspected to be herdsmen, on Thursday in Enugu State, killed one Dr Nnamdi Ogueche, a senior lecturer at the Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka, Anambra State. This came less than 24 hours after the decomposing body of a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Clement Ugwu, was found in a bush....

little girl

LITTLE GIRL WON CRAZY HAIR DAY SEE PHOTOS

A picture has gone viral on Twitter after she won her school’s “Crazy Hair Day” with a very unique hairdo her mother made for her. The lass’s mother styled her hair to look like Ariel, from Disney’s The little Mermaid animation – the hairstyle was; so unique that the child...

Polytechnic student

POLYTECHNIC STUDENT JAILED FOR FRAUD

Justice P.I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Polytechnic student of  Ibadan jailed for fraud on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, convicted three persons, including an undergraduate in a Southwest-based Polytechnic, who were; prosecuted by; the EFCC. The convicts bagged four months jail term for involving in cyber-related crimes. They are...

Degree programmes

Degree programmes Approve for College of Education

The Akwa Ibom State Government has given provisional approval for the commencement of Degree Programmes in the State College of Education. This was top of the agenda during the Executive Council, EXCO, meeting presided over by Governor Udom Emmanuel, at the Council Chambers, Government House, Uyo. Briefing Government House Correspondents...

National Universities

FUOYE to host 1st National Universities Commission

All is; set for the maiden edition of 2019 1st Quarter National Universities Commission Parastatal Servicom Committee meeting to be hosted by the Federal University, Oye in Ekiti state. Chris Mayaki, Director in the office of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Kayode Soremekun, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency...

Bus

Bus Catches Fire At UNILAG — The 4th Tragedy

Around 4pm on Wednesday, a commercial bus caught fire opposite the Faculty of Environmental Science, near the Multipurpose Hall of the University of Lagos. One of the students said an uncompleted library in the school collapsed this week, and there were at least three fire outbreaks within the school premises....

internships

SOEs offer certified internships to 9,000 university students

A certified internships program is being offered to 9,000 university students to provide them with first-hand job experience. State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Rini Soemarno said on Wednesday the six-month internships program was designed to prepare students to be competitive in the job market. “The program is included in the SKS...

NOUN disclosed

NOUN DISCLOSED OBASANJO EARNINGS IN NOUN

The National Open University, NOUN disclosed what former President Olusegun Obasanjo earns as a supervisor in the institution. Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Abdalla Adamu Noun disclosed that; as a supervisor of NOUN in Abeokuta Study Centre in Ogun State, Obasanjo earns N40, 000 annually.     Speaking at...

Atiku approach

ATIKU APPROACH COURT OVER BUHARI’S WAEC

The Peoples Democratic Party Atiku approach court , PDP, and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar have; filed a case to resuscitate President Muhammadu Buhari’s WAEC certificate issues. This emerged from; the details of the case the party and Atiku approach and a filed on Monday to challenge the victory...

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POLICE SCHOOL TRAINS KIDNAPPERS IN GHANA

The Accra Regional Police School Command has commenced an educational programme for; senior high school students on the activities of kidnappers. The students are being; trained on tricks that kidnappers use in abducting their victims. It comes in the wake of an increased rate of kidnapping cases recorded in Ghana...

UNIPORT SUG

UNIPORT SUG ASPIRANT STABBED TO DEATH BY BRO

Uniport SUG presidential aspirant stabbed to death by his brother . A 400 Level Science Laboratory Technology Uniport SUG  student of the University of Port harcourt, Rivers State, Comrade Stephen Mbarie, has died after being stabbed in the chest by his own blood brother, Elechi.   The stabbing occurred during...

student fell

STUDENT FELL FROM THREE STOREY BUILDING

Efforts are being made to locate the family and relatives of a student fell from the building in the Kaduna state Polytechnic who; fell down from; the third floor of the three(3)-storey building of Maths and Statistics Department, few days ago. It was; gathered that the student fell and cried...

uniuyo lawsan

UNIUYO LAWSAN ELECTIONS TAKEN TO TRIBUNAL

The University of uyo, Uniuyo Lawsan under Faculty of Law conducted an election on the 14th of march 2019. And after the result was; out the loser of the Uniuyo Lawsan elections said; i cannot concede defeat in an election that was; rigged, while waiting for; the decision of the...

TIWA SAVAGE

TIWA SAVAGE VISITS SCHOOL CHILDREN IN HOSPITAL

Nigerian singing sensation, Tiwa Savage paid; a visit to pupils who were; victims of the collapse of a school building in the Ita Faaji area of Lagos Island recently.   Tiwa Savage visits The ‘Lova Lova’ crooner via a tweet on Friday evening revealed that; she had visited the Lagos...

WAEC DE-RECOGNISES

WAEC DE-RECOGNISED THESE SCHOOLS FOR EXAMS

The West African Examinations Council WAEC de-recognised 13 secondary schools and warns 56 others in Kogi for their involvement in examination malpractice during; the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE). Mr Ademu Amos, WAEC Desk Officer, Kogi Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, disclosed this at a meeting...

GIRL CHASED HOME FOR NOT PAYING SCHOOL FEES

Following a viral video showing; a girl chased home who was; chased away from school for not paying school fees, the deplorable state of her school has been revealed.     The pupil After a video of a little girl  by named Success went viral yesterday, as she protested after...

COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES STRIVE FOR PEACE

Nigeria has called on her peers in the Commonwealth countries of Nations to strive toward the promotion of tolerance and peaceful coexistence. Minister of Education Adamu Adamu made the remark at the Commonwealth countries Day Celebration on Monday in Abuja. He said as members celebrate, they should connect to the...

PRESIDENT BUHARI’S SON PASSED OUT FROM NYSC

President Buhari’s son, Yusuf, was; among the batch of corpers who passed out after the one year mandatory service. Yusuf served in Abuja. The son of President Buhari’s son and Muhammadu Buhari, Yusuf , has completed his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) year.   Yusuf’s state of service and place...

Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa reveals plans to build a new university

He’s stayed a bit quiet on the details, but Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed his government will look to build at least one more new university in SA. The learners of Mzansi may just have another avenue to explore when they leave school. Cyril Ramaphosa told guests attending his speech in...

CCSLD

UNIPORT Business School partners CCSLD

THE University of Port Harcourt Business School, one of Nigeria’s frontline management and leadership training centres, has entered into a partnership with the Centre for Cultural Savvy and Leadership Development, CCSLD Consulting, a leading talent management company based in Manchester, United Kingdom. Under the partnership; UNIPORT Business School will certify...

Bingham University

Bingham University Inducts 31 Medical Graduates

College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Bingham University, Karu, Abuja on Tuesday inducted 31 graduate medical doctors of medicine and surgery from the institution. In his brief address at the Physician’s Oath Taking ceremony; held at the Bingham Hospital in Jos, the Plateau state capital, the Vice-chancellor, Prof. Williams Qurix...