Success: I’ve got calls from UK, US *I want to be a lawyer and a pastor *Thanks all The issue of Success, the enfant terrible, of the Okotie Eboh Primary School, Sapele, Delta State whose video went viral last week, for her uncommon comments after she was sent home for not paying her school fees, has gone international. She witty little seven-year-old primary three student, in another video, where...... read more
Angry Delta govt: Why send Success home when we run free education? Embarrassed by last week’s video of Success Adebor, the seven-year-old primary three pupil, which went viral in the media, where she was seen complaining of being sent home for failing to pay a certain fee in her school, instead of being flogged, the Delta State Government, appears not to be smiling...... read more
More goodies, as 2019 Mike Okonkwo essay competition opens for 16th edition Organisers have called for entries for the 16th Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition for Secondary School Students in Nigeria, whi is now open from March 18th to June 7th, 2019. The topic for this year’s competition is “Justice as an Instrument of Enduring Peace in Nation Building,” according to a statement...... read more
Akintayo to deliver FUOYE’s first Inaugural Lecture A Professor of Industrial Chemistry, Cecilia Olufunke Akintayo will deliver the first Inaugural Lecture of the Federal University Oye Ekiti, the university has announced. The lecture, to be held on Friday, April 12, at the University’s Auditorium, is titled ‘the place of Plant Oil derived products as sustainable replacement for petrochemical...... read more
BREAKING: Three months after, students return to classes, as ASUU ends strike University classroom doors would be thrown open as from Friday, following the removal of the last stumbling block in the negotiation between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government, leading to a final agreement in the logjam, that has lasted for three months. Both parties put pen...... read more
Obi: I won’t give up my school visitation passion *Promises to bring Anambra magic to Nigerian education Former Governor of Anambra State and Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday underscored once again his passion for education, when he sneaked out in the thich of his campaigns to meet with another set of students, a pastime, which he has intensified since leaving office more...... read more
Atiku: ASUU strike will be history from day one under me – Atiku The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has vowed to end the lingering strike  by university lecturers in the country, from his first day at work, if elected the next president of the country. The presidential candidate made this disclosure in...... read more
Obi: We’ll end university strikes, replicate Anambra education magic nationwide Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, on Tuesday, located the cause of incessant strikes in the nation’s tertiary institutions to the right attitude of the government to education, a situation, which he said would see a dramatic change with him and Atiku Abubakar running the...... read more
We'll kill 30 in revenge, fuming family of Ekiti student who died while testing charms A security cordon has been thrown around Ado Grammer School in Ado Ekiti, the state capital to stave off a backlash from angry family of a 16-year-old student, allegedly stabbed to death on Thursday. It was a tragic end the student, identified as Mathew Favour, after he died from injuries he...... read more
Akande, LCC boss speaks, as Urhobo College old students, honour members, set targets A surfeit of activities have been mapped out to further upgrade the standing of the prestigious Urhobo College, Effurun, Delta State, aimed at maintaining its status of a citadel for the training of young minds and production of future global citizens. The move is being championed by the institution’s old students,...... read more
BREAKING: FG slashes JAMB, WAEC, NECO fees The Federal Executive Council (FEC), the Federal Government’s highest decision making organ, on Wednesday, approved the downward review of fees for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Board Examination (UTME) registration, West African Examination Council (WAEC) and the National Examination Council (NECO) examination fees, after a proposal was submitted by the Minister of...... read more
Oye Ekiti ASUU chairman, escapes impeachment for 'embarrassing' comments Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) chapter, Dr. Akinyemi Omonijo, on Monday, escaped impeachment, by his colleagues for allegedly misrepresenting events that took place in the university, especially the issue of infrastructure. He was also accused of refusing to implement the decision of university’s...... read more
Uneducated leaders have messed up Nigeria – Sanusi *Wants end to petroleum subsidies Emir of Kano, Sanusi Limido Sanusi, has warned Nigerians to stop electing uneducated leaders, saying such mistakes in the past, has led to devastating effects on the country. The monarch’s intervention is coming at a time President Muhammadu Buhari, is facing intense attacks from many Nigerians, for failure to declare his...... read more
Strike: Nigerian varsities to be shutdown if... -ASUU The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike if the federal government fails to implement the 2017 FGN/ASUU agreement. Prof. Lawan Abubakar, the Bauchi Zonal Coordinator of ASUU, at a news conference on Thursday in Jos, expressed surprise that the federal government has yet...... read more
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
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