Educational

UNIMAID lecturer, Yakubu Nura wins World Physics Competition

A University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturer identified as Yakubu Nura, is now recognized as the father of modern Einstein’s planetary equation studies in Physics after defeating about 5720 contenders from 97 countries to win the 2019 World Physics Competition.   The UNIMAID lecturer’s research article was adjudged the best after being screened for the World Championship-2019 in Physics (Einstein’s planetary equation). The ...

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Bayero University expels 24 final year students

24 final year students of Bayero University Kano (BUK) have been expelled from the institution as confirmed in a statement released by its management on Friday August 9.   The statement released by the spokesperson for the university Lamara Garba, revealed that 6 students presented fake results from their institutions while another student presented a cancelled NECO result. It however added that 18 students will ...

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Governor Zulum pays WAEC registration fees of 24, 323 Borno students

Borno Governor Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Friday August 9, announced the approval of N152.6 million to pay for the May/June 2019 West African Examination Council (WAEC) registration fees of 23, 323 students from the state.   Payment of the WAEC registration fee was in compliance with the established sponsorship policy initiated by the state government. It is expected that the state government contributes ...

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OAU final year student commits suicide over poor academic performance

Grace Dara Opeyemi, an English Studies student of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) committed suicide on Friday August 2.   The OAU student reportedly took sniper (insecticide) upon learning that she might not graduate with her coursemates following an alleged poor performance in her final year exams last semester.   “From a copy of the academic records on the university portal it showed that she had ...

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Nigerian researcher calls for the Bible to be updated over Psalms 93:1, 96:10 and 1 Chronicles 16:30

A Netherlands-based Nigerian researcher Emeka Chinaka, made a call for the Bible to be updated to reflect the knowledge and findings of today via Facebook.   According to the Nigerian researcher, Bible verses like Psalms 93:1, 96:10 and 1 Chronicles 16:30 have been disproved by science with facts hence the need for the Bible to be updated.   He wrote; Psalms 93:1, 96:10 ...

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Governor Nyesom Wike sacks Rivers State University Vice Chancellor

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has sacked the Vice Chancellor of the Rivers State University, Prof. Blessing Chimezie Didia of his appointment with immediate effect.   A statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Dagogo Adonye Hart, said also relieved of his appointment was the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), Professor Magnus Oruwari.  Accordingly, Wike has approved the appointment ...

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WAEC Deputy Registrar disowns President Buhari’s Cambridge credentials during cross-examination

The Deputy Registrar of the West African Examination Council, WAEC, Osidehinde Adewunmi, on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, disowned the Cambridge University’s Moderated International Examination credentials produced by President Muhammadu Buhari and tendered as exhibits before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja.   Buhari’s statement of results and also the broadsheet for the results of the 18 candidates who sat ...

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Governor El-Rufai pledges to sponsor the education of Almajiri boy who doesn’t like to beg from primary school till University

Luck just shined on an Almajiri boy, as Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has pledged to sponsor his education from primary school till he graduates from the University.   The promise came after Twitter user @el_bonga shared a photo of the Almajiri boy that learnt how to polish shoes for commercial purpose because he doesn’t like to beg. The 13-year-old boy identified ...

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9 Ways to Look Younger Without Surgery

  While plastic surgery is more popular than ever, going under the knife comes with considerable risks (and a hefty price tag) that make it undesirable for some. Luckily, it is possible to restore a youthful glow without surgery. According to The Allure, 56 percent of women are worried about the physical signs of aging. Fine lines, dark circles, age ...

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Senator Ike Ekweremadu’s daughter graduates from foreign University (photos)

Senator Ike Ekweremadu was quite thankful, as his daughter graduated from a foreign University with a degree in media and communications.   Sharing photos from the graduation ceremony of her daughter, Sonia Chinonso Ekweremadu, on Twitter, the Enugu-born lawmaker stated that he is proud of her achievement. Senator Ike Ekweremadu tweeted;   “Please, join me in congratulating my darling daughter, Sonia Chinonso Ekweremadu, ...

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Tinsel Director Tope Oshin’s twin sons graduate from high school

Tope Oshin’s twin sons, Korede and John graduated from high school today and the ace movie director can’t hold back her excitement.   The Tinsel director took to Instagram to share photos from the event, and according to her she is halfway between excited, proud and emotional. Tope wrote; My #twin sons graduate from high school today… Not sure I look as ...

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Appeal Court dismisses suit challenging Buhari’s academic qualification

The suit seeking to nullify the election of President Buhari on grounds on academic qualification, has been struck out by the court of appeal in Abuja.   Delivering a unianimous judgement on Friday, the court held that the lawsuit filed by Kalu Kalu, Labaran Ismail and Hassy Kyari el-Kuris, came after the specified time for pre-election matters. “We have decided to settle ...

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Exam malpractices: Management of The Polytechnic Ibadan burns phones seized from students

  To restate its commitment to fighting examination malpractices to the barest level and enforcing discipline, the management of The Polytechnic Ibadan has ordered that mobile phones, worth millions of naira, which were confiscated from the students during examinations be set on fire. The Deputy Rector of the institution, Bayo Oyeleke, addressing journalists on Wednesday, at the Ibadan campus of ...

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