Educational

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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Popular Instagram small person, Fatima Timbo, bags a degree (Pkotos)

  Fatima Timbo, a popular Instagram model took to Instagram to announce her milestone achievement of getting a degree in accounting and finance. Fatima further revealed that she graduated with a first class degree in finance and accounting, from Middlesex University. She wrote as she shared her graduation photo; Over the last 4 years I’ve been studying for an accounting ...

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JAMB candidate arrested for paying N10,000 to upgrade score

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that the board has again apprehended a candidate, Cletus Kokowa for upgrading his scores from 162 to 206 with the help of a fraudster. Kokowa becomes the second candidate to be apprehended by the board following that of Adah Eche, who was nabbed last month for a similar offence. Kokowa ...

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Six Madonna university students, lecturer regain freedom

The six Madonna University students and lecturer held in prison custody since February over comments the management of the institution claimed was injurious to them, have been released.   The students and lecturer were granted bail on Wednesday by the Federal High Court 2 sitting in Awka and presided over by Justice Babatunde Quadri, months after they were picked by ...

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Unizik sacks senior lecturer, Peter Ekemezie over alleged certificate forgery

  The governing council of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra, has dismissed Dr Peter Ekemezie, a senior lecturer at the Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of Physical Sciences of the institution over certificate forgery. According to a report by Daily Trust, the senior lecturer was sacked for the gross misconduct of plagiarism. He was accused to have forged a ...

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Nigerian lady graduates as medical doctor after 11 years of study

A Nigerian lady @Mz_Waltz who couldn’t hold back her joy, took to Twitter to celebrate after she graduated as a medical doctor after 11 years of study. According to the Nigerian, she started studying medicine in Nigeria before moving to Ukraine. She tweeted; I’m a doctor y’all!! After 11 years of studying medicine, from Nigeria to Ukraine, It’s finally official! ...

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Corps member returns to his village upon receiving his NYSC discharge certificate to thank his mother who sacrificed all for him (photos)

  A youth corps member who passed out recently, has won the hearts of many with his kind gesture.   Immediately he received his discharge certificate today, Ezeukoh Ebelechukwu, said he traveled home to show his mum as well as appreciate her for all her sacrifices raising nine children single-handedly. He wrote On getting my certificate, I went to d village ...

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Three teachers caught with leaked WAEC questions

  THREE secondary school teachers arrested recently for allegedly aiding and abating malpractices in West African Examinations Council,WAEC,in three states in the South, were on Thursday paraded by the police in Abuja. The teachers, who were paraded before newsmen at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, however, feigned ignorant of their offence,as according ...

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46 Nigerians graduate from medical college, Howard University

46 Nigerians have graduated from the medical college at Howard University out of a total of 96 students at the college. Out of the 96 candidates, 46 were Nigerians, while out of the 27 awards given, 16 awards were given to Nigerian graduates. This is such a proud and empowering moment for these students. Never before at Howard University or ...

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Students protest forces Ekiti varsity to postpone examinations

  A protest by students of Ekiti State University, (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, has forced management to postpone the first semester examinations which were initially scheduled to begin on Monday, June 17. In a news release issued on Sunday night and signed by the Registrar of the institution, Mr Akin Arogundade, the new date for the examinations is now Monday, July ...

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We will not issue certificate twice – WAEC to Nigerians

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC has advised Nigerians in possession of its certificates to guard them well, as the council will not issue a certificate twice to a candidate The council’s Head of National Office, Mr Olu Adenipekun, stated this in an interview on Sunday, Daily Trust reports. “Let me make it clear that in the real sense of it, our certificates are ...

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Don’t pray for man that is good in bed as husband – Actor Deyemi

Nollywood actor, Deyemi Okanlawon has admonished single ladies not to pray for a man that is good in bed while seeking for a husband. According to him, he is issuing the warning to single ladies over a recent experience he had with some women who desired to be in a dedicated relationship but were not certain of what they wanted for themselves, SunNews reports. The father ...

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You don’t have to be married to be blessed – Daddy Freeze

Daddy Freeze has said an individual doesn’t have to be married for them to stay blessed and happy. The controversial OAP made the statement while reacting to the news of a man who killed his wife over infidelity accusations. Freeze said he realised marriage doesn’t guarantee all the good things in life and one could get them without getting married. He ...

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The current method of education is faulty – Simi

Singer Simi has faulted the current educational system being practiced in Nigeria which she believes has killed off lots of talents. According to her, lots of talents are dying because the country has made many believe that one can only attain success if he or she follows a certain path. She tweeted: I fee like the current method of education is faulty. ...

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JAMB approves 160 as cut-off mark for 2019 admission

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB and higher institutions on Tuesday have approved the minimum score of 160 as cut-off for admissions in 2019. The decision was reached at the 19th Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria, The Nation reports. JAMB and the school authorities also approved 140 for admission into private universities. The meeting took place at the Bola ...

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33-year-old student, Abok Ayuba emerges Plateau Assembly Speaker

Hon. Abok Ayuba, a 33-year-old 500-level student of Law at the University of Jos, has been elected as Speaker of The 9th Plateau State House of Assembly. The newly-elected Speaker, who represents Jos East constituency, was unanimously elected by members at the Assembly’s inaugural sitting, without subjecting it through an electoral process, Concise News reports. The election followed a nomination by the member ...

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