BREAKING: NECO declares June/July 2018 SSCE results The National Examinations Council has released the June/July 2018 Senior Secondary Schools Certificate Examination results. Out of the 1,041,536 candidates who sat for the examinations, only 742,455 of the candidates got at least five credits, including Mathematics and English Language. A statement signed by the acting Registrar of the Council, Abubakar...... read more
I’ve suffered public torture since exposing sex-for mark lecturer – Osagie “Oh yes! I received a lot of threats from many social media users. I suffered physical harassment at public places, especially in the banking halls. I also received a series of calls from strangers who would address me as “ashawo”  “home wrecker” and “career destroyer.” People accused me of destroying the...... read more
Failure to publish Adeosun's documents: SERAP sues NYSC 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 alleged failure to publish documents and information on Minister of Finance Mrs Kemi Adeosun’s application for NYSC exemption. SERA P is also seeking an order compelling the NYSC to...... read more
School children in 24 states eat N49billion worth of food in two years – Presidency School Children from 24 states in Nigeria, have munched food worth N49billion in the last two years, Mariam Uwais, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Protection, said on Thursday. The programme is meant for feeding primary school pupils across the country. The amount was spent on the President’s National...... read more
Anambra, Abia on top as Waec releases 2018 May/June results *Full list The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has released the 2018 ranking of all the 36 States, plus the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja in Nigeria. Abia tops the chart, ahead of Anambra, Edo, Rivers and Imo states. However, some states have risen above the positions they were during the last ranking,...... read more
Accolades, as prodigy with nine WAEC As graduates *We make them here – teacher With a seven blasts of the trumpet, Master Okorogheye Orisheneye David, the 15-year-old genius that made all A1s in the just concluded West African Examination Council (WAEC), papers, on Friday, stepped into a blaze of glory before a cheering crowd of parents, visitors and teachers of Starfild College, Iju, Lagos State....... read more
Dangote: Count on me to promote education to develop Nigeria *Donates N.3bn edifice to Unibadan Leading businessman and Chairman of Aliko Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has challenged the government to muster the will to provide critical infrastructure that will make the nation’s environment conducive to commerce and industry. Dangote made this appeal while delivering the third Eminent Persons Business lecture and inauguration of the Aliko...... read more
TRAGEDY: UNIZIK student dies on basketball court, hours to final paper Tragedy has struck at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (Unizik) Awka following the death of a final year student of Microbiology, named Francis, while playing basketball. The incident, which has gone viral on various media, was said to have taken place few hours to the deceased final paper sequel to his graduation,...... read more
Obi marks birthday with students •Warns against lavish celebrations Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has counselled students of secondary and tertiary institutions to shun the craze for celebration of birthdays and similar social events now and concentrate on their studies. He gave this advice during his interaction with the students of Holy Rosary College, Nsugbe – one of the schools slated to share from his 57th birthday gifts. Obi...... read more
Obi donates N1million after wading through mud to reach school in Anambra community To former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, not even the most difficult times or circumstances could form a barrier to the enthronment of an educationally-savvy Nigerian society as the springboard for optimal development. Giving a practical demonstration of this resolve, when he had to wade through mud to reach...... read more
Obasanjo turns Counselor at National Open University after bagging PhD Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has officially started work as a facilitator and academic counsel at the National Open University (NOUN). He resumed at the university’s study centre in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Obasanjo met with two final-year students of Christian Theology, Elijah Egehedi-Oke and Toriola Abigael, assigned to him for...... read more
Senate launches probe over death of Abuja Corp member allegedly killed by Policeman The Senate Thursday resolved to probe the untimely death of a female member of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Miss Angela Linda Igwetu. It, therefore, mandated its committees on youths, health and police to investigate the tragic incident and report back to the Senate in two weeks. This resolution followed...... read more
SHAME! 1% of Nigerians in Universities -NUC The National Universities Commission, NUC, has revealed that only one percent of Nigerian population formed the total enrollment of students in the 164 universities across the country. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Abubakar Rasheed, said this while fielding questions from journalists in Abuja. According to Mr. Rasheed, the 75 private...... read more
After sacking randy Professor, OAU brings back suspended Students The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has lifted the suspension on two of the students suspended last year, one day afterf sacking one of their Professors, Richard Bamidele who demanded sex from his Student before awarding her marks . The Vice Chancellor of the University, Eyitope Ogunbodede, made this...... read more
BREAKING: GUILTY AS CHARGED! OAU sacks randy sex-for-mark lecturer The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife has passed a guilty verdict against of Professor Richard Akindele for demanding sex from Monica Osagie to upgrade her mark. The incident had gone viral all over the world after the telephone conversation between the two, was made public throught the social media. The VC...... read more
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