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
BREAKING: Osinbajo escapes mishap as own official helicopter makes emergency landing A chopper that was to convey Vice-President Yemi Osibanjo from the Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada in Abuja, was forced to land, few seconds after take off on Thursday. Osinbajo was in the school for the graduation ceremony of Senior Division Course 1/2018 participants. The chopper had earlier taken...... read more
NUC: 58 illegal Varsities operating in Nigeria, eight still investigated *See their names The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released the list of 58 illegal universities in Nigeria. According to the commission, the listed universities are yet to be licensed by the federal government and have been shut down for violating the national minimum standard for education.  The commission, in bulletin released on Monday,...... read more
Obi to Nigerians: Funding education, investment, not expenditure *Let’s change our attitude A complete attitudinal change in which education would be seen as investment, rather than mere expenditure is being advocated by former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi. Obi, who has been going round the country to sensitise the populace on the new ways Nigeria, could tackle its socio-political and economic...... read more
Eight Nigerian schools get British Council International School award Eight schools in Nigeria have been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of their work to bringing the world into the classroom.  The International School Award is a badge of honour for schools that showcase outstanding work in international education, such as through links with partner schools...... read more
BREAKING: Tight security, as Osagie, sexually-harassed female student, appears OAU panel Monica Osagie, the post-graduate female student of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, who got Professor Richard Akindele, of the Accounting Department into trouble for allegedly demanding sex to upgrade her marks, is currently spilling all she knows about the incident before an investigative panel set up by the institution. Akindele, is...... read more
Again, El Rufai fires barely 5000 new Teachers in Kaduna The Kaduna State Government has sacked 4,562 newly-recruited teachers a few weeks after they were issued with employment letters to replace those sacked for failing a competency test. The state Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Ja’afaru Sani, who announced this at a press briefing in Kaduna said the reason for the dismissal...... read more
OAU sex scandal latest: We may involve police, others to unravel the truth – VC The world whose ears have been itching to hear the latest in the scandal involving a lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Prof. Richard Akindele, who allegedly demanded sex from a female student to upgrade her marks, would soon hear the final verdict, all things being equal. This was the firm...... read more
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