Educational

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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Stampede in LASU as students rush to write GNS 102 examination today

A stampede at the Lagos State University, LASU, today led to some students sustaining injuries. The stampede occurred due to desperation of some students to force their ways into a 500-seat Computer Based Test (CBT) Centre at the school’s premises in Ojo, Lagos. Ademola Adekoya, LASU’s spokesman, said some anxious students wanted to be among the first set to write ...

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Stop misleading your fans – Ese Eriata to celebrities

  Ese Walter, the fake Housemate in Big Brother Naija 2017 edition, this afternoon via her IG page, asked celebrities to stop misleading their fans as life isn’t as easy as they claim.   According to Ese, celebrities need to give hope and not pressure to their followers with the lifestyle they portray.   She opined that the least celebrities can do ...

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Divine Oduduru graduates from Texas Tech University, US

Nigerian sprinter, Divine Oduduru has graduated from Texas Tech University in the United States where he has been studying on scholarship since 2016.   After emerging as one of the best talents in sprint from Nigeria, Odurudu joined Texas Tech in 2016 just after he competed at the Olympic Games in Rio.   After three years at the school, the ...

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WAEC withdraws 1992, 1993 candidates’ certificates, gives reasons (Full List)

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the list of withdrawn certificates of candidates, who were believed to have engaged in malpractices during its examinations held as far back as December 1992 and 1993.   The list of affected WAEC candidates was published in the weekly bulletin of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, released on Monday. The ...

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Justin Bieber passionately condemns racism

  Justin Bieber took to Instagram to passionately speak against racism.   The singer said he spoke some hurtful words too when he was young, not knowing he was wrong. Now, he’s calling on others to desist from doing that.   “Stand against racism,” he wrote.   He added: “When I was young I was uneducated and found myself saying ...

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‘Only the universe can reward you for the authentic kindness of your heart’ – Singer, Tank wants people to put camera down when helping others

American R&B singer-songwriter, Tank is against those who put the camera on themselves when doing good deeds for people.   Dishing out thanksgiving advice via his Instagram page, the 43-year-old singer whose real name is Durrell Babbs, wrote: ‘Before you record yourself ‘helping’ the homeless, imagine the lowest point of your life on Facebook Live… #HelpNeedsNoCamera.’    ‘Social media has ...

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A Must Read:Nigerian man pens open letter to all ‘Yahoo Boys’ on how they can make legit money without defrauding people

A Nigerian man, Paul Olorunrantimi has penned an open letter to all Yahoo Boys on how they can make money without illegally obtaining money from people by deception.   Read what he wrote below.    You don’t have to be a YahooGuy to make money online. Apart from the fact that illegal wealth isn’t sustainable, illegal businesses are very addictive. You ...

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The biggest lesson I’ve learnt this year is not to force anything – Blossom Chukwujekwu’s estranged wife, Maureen says as she tackles troll on missing him

Blossom Chukwujekwu’s estranged wife, Maureen Esisi was dragged into an exchange with a troll shortly after she shared an Instagram post in which she disclosed the biggest lesson she learnt this year.   Maureen Esisi revealed that the biggest lesson she learnt this year is never to force anything which includes relationships, conversation, love and others. She added that whatever is ...

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Nigerian dad reacts after he went to his child’s PTA meeting and found 4% of those in attendance were men

A father who went for his child’s PTA meeting and noticed that only 4% of parents in attendance were fathers has said it is “unacceptable” and he shared a thread suggesting how fathers can be more involved in parenting.   Ayo Bankole tweeted: “So I attended my first Parents’ meeting at my son’s school. Only 4% of attendees were Fathers. Even ...

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Entrepreneur Mark Essien advises his followers on what they can do to make their wildest dreams come true

Mark Essien, the CEO of Hotels.ng, shared a thread advising his followers on how they can achieve their wildest dreams.   He began by tweeting: “Too many people do not believe in themselves. Say to yourself: I will buy a house in Eko Atlantic City. Because if you don’t believe that, it will surely never happen.”   When followers argued ...

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