Educational

SUG president arrested for alleged involvement in cult activities regains freedom

  The Students’ Union President of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State, Adegboye Olatunji, who was arrested for alleged involvement in cult activities, has gained his freedom. It was gathered that Olatunji and one other suspect, Taiwo Olanrewaju, were released on Tuesday after perfecting the bail conditions given to them by an Ogun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ifo. Olatunji ...

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Minister warns candidates as JAMB holds mock UTME today

  The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has warned candidates sitting for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination to desist from malpractices, as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board holds mock UTME today. The minister added that the government detested corrupt practices such as admission racketeering, while warning universities and other tertiary institutions to abide by the rules of the ...

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2020 UTME: 1.9m register as exercise ends in few hours

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has so far registered over 1.9 million prospective candidates for its 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), with a few hours to the end of the exercise. Dr Fabian Benjamin, the board’s head of Media and Information, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, ...

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Another OAU lecturer suspended over sexual molestation

The authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, have suspended another lecturer, Mr Monday Omo-Etan, over alleged sexual molestation of a 19-year-old female student of the university’s Centre for Distance Learning. Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, said the University management dealt with another case of sexual harassment, less than three weeks when a lecturer of the Department ...

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Patoranking offers 10 Nigerian students full scholarship

Patoranking just launched ‘patoranking scholarship’ and he is offering 10 Nigerian students full scholarship. He says the scholarship will offer 10 students to study at Africa’s most innovative university. He made the announcement on Instagram, informing Nigerians thus; “Great leaders can come from anywhere, from any country, and any social class. I want to help inspire the next generation of ...

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Political Science best graduating student breaks 50-year-old jinx at ABU

  An Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) graduating student, took to Twitter to share his excitement at becoming the first student to graduate from the institution’s Department of Political Science with a First Class in 50 years. Twitter user @abdool_moh graduated with a CGPA of 4.52/5.0 to become the first First Class graduate of Department of Political Science in ABU. Sharing ...

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UNICAL suspends 3 students over threat to lecturer, possession of hard drugs

  The University of Calabar has suspended three undergraduates for sending threat messages to one of their lecturers and for the alleged possession hard drugs suspected to be Indian hemp. While Uzoagba Chinaemerem Goodluck, a 200-level of the Department of Physics, was suspended for allegedly being caught smoking weed suspected to be Indian hemp, Messers Onyi Echu Owor and Agwu ...

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No secretary is worth your marriage, Adeboye tells married couples

  The General overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Enoch Adeboye is presently trending on twitter for his teachings on fidelity. In a series of tweets this morning, the cleric had admonished Christians to take their marriage seriously, challenging them to cut off whatever could make them contemplate adultery. He said: “Today, I will be focusing on the married. ...

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Sex-for-marks: Panel submits reports on OAU lecturer

  The Investigative Panel constituted by the authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife to look into the allegations of sexual harassment against a lecturer in the Department of International Relations, Mr Olabisi Olaleye, has submitted its reports to the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede. This was contained in a release by the Public Relations Officer of OAU, ...

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FUOYE workers threaten indefinite strike

The Non Academic Staff Union and the Senior Staff Association at the Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State are threatening to down tools if the School Management does not reverse the backdoor recruitment, pay outstanding allowances and bonuses, and give due promotion to deserving members. The Members of the Union staged a protest at the gate of the University, where they ...

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Lagos to reward 20 best teachers with vehicles

Twenty outstanding teachers in public schools in Lagos State will be acknowledged and rewarded with brand new vehicle each as part of efforts to motivate teachers in the state. The State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said this on Saturday during the formal launch and graduation ceremony of Eko Excel Pre-Service Professional Development and Technology Training Programme in Ikeja, Lagos. The ...

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Diddy advises men as he remembers late ex, Kim Porter

Music impresario Sean “Diddy” Combs has advised that men who have good women in their lives should let them know and also honor them because they may not get a second chance. The 50-year-old rapper and businessman stated this while paying tribute to Kim Porter, his ex and mother of his three kids who died in 2018. The model and ...

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UNIPORT gets 37 new professors

The University of Port Harcourt has promoted 37 senior academics to the rank of professor. Deputy Registrar, Information, UNIPORT, Dr Williams Wodi, who said this in a statement in Port Harcourt, on Saturday, added that they passed through stringent criteria set up by the Senate of the university. “The promotion of academics to the professoriate was approved at the 171st ...

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2020 UTME: Date for sales of registration documents unchanged, says JAMB

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the date for the sales of its registration documents for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) still stands, despite the suspension of the NIN. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin said yesterday that the process for the acquisition of the PIN remained the same. He said aside the now ...

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Ekiti state university bows to pressure, reinstates 363 sacked workers

The management of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti (EKSU) has approved the reinstatement of 363 workers recently sacked by the institution. The decision was reached by the Prof. Bamitale Omole-led Governing Council at its meeting of 7th January, 2020 following the adoption of the report of the management committee set-up to review the report of an external audit firm, ...

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Japan donates 231 classrooms to Oyo State

Oyo State Government on Wednesday 8, 2019 applauded Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for donating 231 classrooms to 30 selected primary schools in the state, saying the move has increased the educational facilities in the state. The Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Adeniran, said this in his office, while receiving JICA representatives. He commended JICA and ...

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