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AKSU matriculation

AKSU MATRICULATION DATE FIXED 2018/19

This is to inform all the 2018/2019 newly admitted students of the Akwa Ibom State University AKSU matriculation, that the management of has announced the schedule for; their matriculation ceremony, which marks their formal admission to the University.   AKSU Matriculation Ceremony Schedule. AKSU matriculation ceremony has been; scheduled to...

High Court

HIGH COURT SENTENCED STUDENT TO DEATH

An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure has sentenced one Chukwudi Onweniwe to death by hanging for; killing his girlfriend, Nifemi Adeyeoye. The convict was; arrested by the men of the Ondo State Police Command after killing the deceased, who was a student of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo,...

TRCN

TRCN, stakeholders to review PSNT document

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) and key stakeholders in the education sector will gather in Abuja next week for a two-day workshop to review the Professional Standards for Nigerian Teachers (PSNT). The workshop to review the PSNT document will hold from April 1 to 2 and participants are;...

LADY RECEIVED

LADY RECEIVED CAR AND N500K FOR SUCCESS VIDEO

 A lady received a car and 500k for videotaped Success, an angry school pupil sent home over; non payment of school fees, is to receive N500,000 and a car gift. Popular comedian, Mc Jollof, recently took to his Instagram page with a video in which he revealed that the Delta...

NECO Timetable 2019 June/July

NECO TIMETABLE 2019 JUNE/JULY OUT

The National Examination Council table NECO Timetable 2019 June/July has released the official timetable for the conduct of the 2019 June/July Senioor School Certificate Examination (SSCE). According to the timetable, the examination will commence May 20th and end July 12th, 2019. The complete details of the official timetable are as...

kenyan teacher

KENYAN TEACHER WINS $1M PRIZE

A Kenyan teacher, Peter Tabichi, has emerged as the global teachers’ award winner in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Kenyan Teacher award has a prize tag of $1million.   Tabichi defeated nine other finalists all of whom made it to the last stage of the annual global competition instituted by...

BISHOP OYEDEPO

BISHOP OYEDEPO CELEBRATE LANDMARK VARSITY

“You can never be a solution provider if you don’t think Bishop Oyedepo says. Thinkers of all ages are solution bearers. There are many readers but few thinkers. Unfortunately, only 5 per cent think, 25 per cent think they think while 75 per cent will rather die than think. Diverse...

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...

police school

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...