Don’t cancel WAEC exams, ensure safety of candidates, Obi cautions FG

Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Peter Obi, has cautioned the Federal Government against the recent directive by the Federal Government through the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, that schools in the country would no longer re-open as earlier planned and that the West...... read more

Unpaid salaries: Uzodinma, scandalised, descends on IMSU boss

Imo Governor Hope Uzodinma has queried the vice chancellor of the Imo State University (IMSU), Prof. Adaobi Obasi, over failure to pay salaries of the institution’s workers for February this year. The Nation reports that the query, which was issued through Commissioner for Education, Prof. Bernard Ikegwuoha, on Wednesday, followed discovery...... read more

BREAKING: FG cancels WAEC exams for 2020 *Minister explains why

The Federal Government has bought into the arguement of saftey first for Nigerian students and has there aligned itself to the belief that it is better to defer studies at all level of the nation's educational institutions than risk the lives of the students. There has been a back and forth...... read more

It's too dangerous to re-open schools at this time – FG

The increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the country is not conducive for the reopening of schools, Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, explained on Monday, citing how the numbers has crossed 10,000. “This is the first of June, and the numbers from the experts are not telling us to...... read more

Nigeria's 18-year-old lad, makes wave in UK educational history

Nigeria is again in the world news for good reason with 18-year-old Citize Timi Adelakun making history as the first black valedictorian of South Broward High School’s graduating class with a record-setting GPA for the school since it was founded in 1913. Adelakun, who said his grades excelled early on in his...... read more

BREAKING: FG closes all tertiary institutions, unity schools in Nigeria

All schools in Nigeria from primary to tertiary, have been ordered shut immediately by the Federal Government, as part of a further step to deal with the coronavirus pandemic currently ravaging the world, with Nigeria already recording some incidents. The government’s directive, which came from the Ministry of Education, seems to...... read more

BREAKING: Lagos shuts down all schools, after churches, mosques, as total lockdown looms

A total lockdown appears in the offing soon, as the Lagos State Government has announced the closing down of all public and private schools from Monday, March 23, 2020, few hours after closing down all churches and mosques with capacity of hosting more than 50 worshippers. A statement by Mrs Folashade...... read more

Varsity puts off Sanusi’s investiture, as Buhari extols dethroned monarch

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), for recognizing excellence in the award of honorary doctorate degree bestowed on dethroned Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi and other qualified persons. Sanusi, was among the dignitaries recognised  by the institution at this year’s convocation ceremony, which included Innocent Chukwuma the...... read more

Obi to youths: Do your part and the world will look for you

Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has commended members of the National Federation of Catholic Students, Federal Government College (Technical), Umunze, as well as members of the chaplaincy on their efforts towards the completion of their Church building project as well as the planned commencement of the construction of...... read more

‘Malians’ on rampage in Akwa Ibom, block school, injure police boss

It was mayhem on Wednesday when alleged student cultists under the banner of Malians, took over the premises of Government Technical College, Ewet in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State scampered for safety on Wednesday when ‘Marlian cultists’ attacked men of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and staff of the school. Trouble was...... read more

Obi donates computers, printers and generator to school

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has donated 12 laptops with printers and a generator to power them to St. Patrick’s International Secondary School, Awka, Anambra State.   Presenting the facilities to the Senior Prefect of the school, Miss Nwamba Childera, on Tuesday, Obi called on Nigerians and...... read more

179 law school students, new lawyers get Kwara scholarship

At least 179 law students and new lawyers of Kwara State origin have each been paid N100,000 scholarship after online application processes and verification that lasted weeks, a government statement said on Saturday.  The payment, made straight to beneficiaries’ accounts, was done in two batches after thorough screenings of the applicants,...... read more

Diminutive popular actor relaxes on fleshy damsel *My parents threw me away to die

Popular actor, Stephen Atanga aka Don Little, seems to be having a swell time at the moment as depicted in this trending photo, where he was seen relaxing on a lady with foamy body composition, with a smile of contentment playing on his face. But, life has certainly not been this...... read more

Teacher jailed 18 months for knocking off student's front teeth

A teacher at a Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) church-run primary school in Bulawayo was sentenced to 18 months in prison for hitting a Grade Three pupil against a desk resulting in the child losing a tooth after he reportedly failed to solve a Mathematics problem. Two of the child’s lower frontal...... read more

WAEC withdraws certificate of candidates, 27 years after

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has gone as far back as 1992, a whole 27 years to withdraw the certificates of its candidates who were alleged to have been involved in examination malpractices. The exercise affected a total of 10 students who sat for its West African School Certificate (WASC),...... read more

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