63Lecturers,Staff For Forgery,Sexual Harassment Sacked In Ebonyi Varsity

About 63 lecturers and other staff of Ebonyi State University (EBSU) have been relieved of their duties for alleged certificate forgeries, sexual harassment and extortion. Also sacked were adjunct lecturers of the school who have over-stayed in the university. Most of the staff sacked were said to have obtained their West African School Certificate Examination […]

Breaking News:NYSC Canceled Davido’s One Year Service

While one revealed how he was commended for a job well done, the other revealed how his was canceled. Ever since news broke of Nigerian singer, Davido, going for the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps program, Nigerians have steady followed the progress from his end. It was only at the beginning of the program […]

ASUU Strike: Lecturer Dresses As Spider Man To Attend To Students(Photos)

A lecturer at the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli, Anambra State, yesterday, transformed into a Spider-Man in order to rescue his masters students from the jaws of the ongoing ASUU strike. It was gathered that the lecturer, who is a strong member of ASUU, had to undergo the transformation so as not to contravene the […]

182 Graduates Bag First Class As OAU Holds 43rd Convocation

About 182 graduates will receive First Class degrees at the 43rd convocation of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, out of 13,492 graduating students. The chairman of the ceremonial committee, Oluseye Bolaji, made the disclosure on Wednesday in Ile-Ife. Mr Bolaji, a professor, said that the convocation would involve graduates of the 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 academic […]

Unilorin Students Committed Suicide After Failing Final Year Project

A 27- year old student of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), who failed in his final year project last session and was made to repeat the current one, has reportedly killed himself. The deceased, identified as Adigun, Olawale Emmanuel, from the Faculty of Agriculture, was believed to have died after he drank a pesticide, Sniper. […]

Breaking News:Buhari Approved Reduction In The Costs Of JAMB, SSCE, NECO Forms

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reduction in the cost of forms for the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), National Examinations Council (NECO), Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) and the Basic Education Certificate Examination.Approved  Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, announced the decision during the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting […]

Nov/Dec SSCE: NECO Announced Change In Exam Date

The National Examinations Council (NECO) on Wednesday announced that its November/December 2018 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) earlier scheduled to commence on November 15th, has been shifted to November. 19th. This was contained in a statement released in Abuja and signed by the Acting Registrar, Mr Abubakar Gana. “Candidates are hereby requested to download the […]

The Nigeria Police Force Have Arraigned Ademola Adeleke, Senator Representing Osun West, For Alleged Examination Malpractice

The Nigeria Police Force have arraigned Ademola Adeleke, Senator representing Osun West, for alleged examination malpractice. Adeleke was arraigned on Wednesday on a four-count charge before Justice I.E. Ekwo at the Federal High Court in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. The Osun State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and four others were […]

Gunmen Kidnap Another Professor In Adamawa.

Allan Kadams, a Professor with the Crop Production Department of Modibbo Adamawa University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, Adamawa State, has been kidnapped. According to NAN, Kadam’s kidnap comes two weeks after another Professor, Ibrahim Adamu of the same university’ Department of Soil Science, was kidnapped. Adamu was released after one day. Hajiya Halima Bala, Registrar […]

Osinbajo:FG’s School Feeding Programme Costs $1.8m Per Day

According to NAN, Osinbajo stated this in his keynote address at the closing ceremony of the 20th Annual Global Child Nutrition Forum held at Four Seasons Hotel in Tunis, Tunisia, on Thursday. Osinbajo was quoted as saying more than nine million primary pupils were benefitting across 26 states where the programme had taken effect. The […]

Jos varsity under siege, students, staff killed on regular basis – ASUU

The University of Jos chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has said that the institution was under siege with staff and students killed on regular basis. Dr..Lazarus Maigoro, the chairman, who briefed newsmen on Thursday in Jos, said that the fear-stricken students and staff were always scared of the unknown while in […]

Polytechnics Teachers Issue 21-day Strike Ultimatum

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has issued a 21-day ultimatum for the government to address the lingering issues bothering welfare and funding. The Union National President Comrade Usman Dutse, in a statement, said the strike would shut down the sector. He said key issues in dispute were: “The non-implementation of the NEEDS Assessment […]

Emeka Offor donates $25 m books to Nigerian Universities

According to a statement released to Vanguard in Abuja on Tuesday by the Spokesperson Alex Aghome, the aim of the philanthropic gesture is to restore better reading culture in schools, provide better research materials for students and reduce the financial burden on parents. Speaking at the ceremony, the promoter of the foundation, Sir Offor, who […]

LASU:2 Professors, Lecturer Sacked For Sexual Harassment

The Lagos State University Governing Council has approved the dismissal of three lecturers for sexual harassment and misconduct. The council took the decision at its 119th statutory Meeting held on Thursday, 4 October as recommended by the Joint Council/Senate (Academic) Disciplinary Committee. Those dismissed are: Dr. Odubunmi, Ayoola Sunkanmi, Associate Professor, Department of Economics; Dr. […]

Breaking News:WAEC Confirms Adeleke Wrote His Exams In 1981

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, Wednesday confirmed that the embattled Senator Ademola Adeleke who was accused of not having its certificate actually wrote his WAEC exams in 1981. In a report published by Thecable, the council confirmed Adeleke’s participation in an affidavit deposed at an FCT high court in Bwari, Abuja. Breaking: WAEC confirms […]

31 lawyers appointed Senior Advocate of Nigeria [See full list]

The Legal Practitioner’s Privilege Committee (LPPC) has announced comfirmed a list of 31 senior legal practitioners short-listed for the prestigious Senor Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) title. Hadizatu Mustapha, Secretary of the LPPC, made the announcement on Thursday at the end of the 133rd plenary of the committee. The short list comprises 30 males and only […]

Obasanjo was appointed recently as a facilitator – an academic counsel for students – by the management of NOUN and getting resumed work on Thursday

Former President of Nigeria, Dr Olusegun Obasanjo, officially resumed at  centre of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) as a students’ facilitator, at Abeokuta, Ogun State study Obasanjo met with two final-year undergraduate students of Christian Theology assigned to him by the University for Supervision. The name  of the two students are Elijah Egehedi-Oke […]

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) on Wednesday, July 4, released the results of the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

  The apex exam council said that only 49.98 per cent of candidates who wrote the school certificate examination obtained credit passes and above. Speaking while announcing the result in Lagos at the WAEC Training and Testing Centre (WTTC), Ogba, Mr Olu Adenipekun, WAEC’s Head of National Office (HNO) said a total of 786,016 candidates […]