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Uniuyo SECOND SEMESTER

UNIUYO SECOND SEMESTER GST RESULT RELEASED

RELEASE OF Uniuyo SECOND SEMESTER GENERAL STUDIES(GSTs) RESULTS OF 2017/2018 ACADEMIC SESSION   Students who offered, GST IN UNIUYO Second semester general studies registered and sit for examinations on Use of English II GST 121 Gst 122: Computer & Basic Technology GST 123 : Citizenship & Peace Studies: Entrepreneurial Studies...

Dental

Free Dental Outreach Taken To The Market By UI students

A total of 184 persons have enjoyed free dental and medical care at the Taiwo Afolabi rural dental outreach, which recently held at Dugbe market in Ibadan, Oyo State. The community health outreach, targeted at rural communities in the state, was organised by the University of Ibadan Association of Dental...

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....

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....

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...

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...

Esther

Esther Okade: 10-year-old Nigerian Maths Genius

Ten-year-old Nigerian Esther Okade is United Kingdom’s youngest college fresh candidate. She told CNN in this report that she would wish to do her Phd in financial maths when she is 13. At first glance Esther Okade seems like a normal 10-year-old. She loves dressing up as Elsa in “Frozen,”...

Anchor

Anchor – We’ll soon be one of top five varsities

The Vice-Chancellor of Anchor University, in Ipaja, Lagos, Prof. Joseph Afolayan, said the university was on its way to becoming one of the top five universities in the country. The VC made this known during the third matriculation of the school where; 134 students were matriculated. The figure, according to...

Miscreants

Unilorin Arrests three Suspected Miscreants

The University of Ilorin says its security operatives have arrested three suspected miscreants who have been terrorising the university community for some time now. According to the University of Ilorin Bulletin issued on Monday, the arrest was; made on Feb. 22 after the University Security Patrol Team raided the hoodlums;...

electric

Singapore university partners Volvo to pilot electric bus

Just over a year after first announcing plans to collaborate, Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and Volvo Buses have launched a driverless electric bus stretching 12 metres long and able to accommodate 80 passengers. Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Volvo Buses have unveiled a full-size autonomous electric bus that stretches...

Israel Galadima

Israel Galadima: Investing in future of Borno children

Israel Galadima, who scored 364 marks to come first in the 2018 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination, is from Biu, in the Southern part of Borno State. Upon hearing the good news, Governor Kashim Shettima hosted Israel Galadima and his mother, Jummai Galadima, a Lagos based banker at...

unemployment

Varsity repositions to tackle unemployment

Worried by the increased cases of unemployment confronting our graduates, Bowen University, Iwo has prioritized entrepreneurial and market-driven programmes in the institution. The Dean, Faculty of Basic Medical and Health Sciences of the university; Prof Matthew Olaogun who; disclosed this said the era of unemployment for graduates is; over and...

health information

HEALTH INFORMATION WARNS STUDENTS ON VICES

A total of 945 matriculating students of the Health Information Management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi Araba have been; urged to remain focused and stay away from vices that; can make them a public nuisance. Giving the charge during the matriculation ceremony for the 2018/2019 Academic Session...

jamb sets

JAMB SETS FOR 2019 UTME DATE FIXED

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB sets on Monday said that; it is fully prepared for; the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board made this; known in its weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in...

classmate

CLASSMATE STABBED TEACHER AND FRIEND DEATH

A 15-year-old Belarusian on Monday stabbed his teacher and a classmate to death while seriously injuring two others, authorities said, in a rare school attack in the ex-Soviet nation. Classmate stab The teenager arrived at school before; the first lesson and stabbed his history teacher in the neck, fatally injuring...

Fake university

Fake Farmington university sting by ICE was entrapment

About 10 years ago, Phanideep Karnati immigrated from India to the U.S. on an H1-B visa in search of the American dream. He became an IT engineer, was; earning a masters degree at the University of Louisville in Kentucky and is; today married with two sons, ages 2 and 9....

Kano University

Fire Razes Hostel At Kano University

A fire outbreak has razed Dangote female hostel at Kano University of Science and Technology Wudil campus. The outbreak was; attributed to electrical fault, a statement from the university, signed by the Deputy Head of Information, Publications; and Public Relations Unit of the University, Malam Abdullahi Datti Abdullahi, revealed. The...

Spotted

MAN SPOTTED IN GIRLS HOSTEL IN KOGI VARSITY

A young man was spotted; allegedly nabbed by the police yesterday after he was  in a female hostel at the Kogi State University. It was reported that the suspect was; at the verge of stealing from the students in the hostel when an alarm was raised. However, some students claimed...

Williams

Williams: Search for missing University of Reading student

Daniel Williams, 19, was; last seen in a student union bar at the University of Reading’s Whiteknights campus in the early hours of Thursday. He was; reported missing after he failed to return to his student accommodation. Thames Valley Police said officers, volunteers and Berkshire Lowland Search & Rescue had...

media hub

Nigerian Student Launches Media Hub On Campus

A student journalist, Adejumo Kabir, has launched a media hub for training of campus journalists. According to Kabir, the initiative, ‘CampusPress Hub’, aims to oversee the training of students who have passion for journalism. Speaking on why it became necessary to embark on this media hub, he said: “We realise that...

Bayelsa Medical University

Bayelsa Medical University Approved By NUC

The National Universities Commission has approved the take-off of the Bayelsa Medical University, the third university in the state and the 48th state-owned university in the country. The approval was given by the Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, in Abuja yesterday. Rasheed said it was necessary to have...

Non-Teaching

DELSU Non-Teaching Staff Issue Strike Warning

Due to unresolved welfare issues affecting the non-teaching staff of the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the non-teaching staff union, have issued a 7-day ultimatum to the institution to meet its demands or face indefinite industrial strike action. The Joint Action Committee is; made...