Category Archives: Education

Nigerian Man Appointed as First Black Rhodes Professor by Oxford University in UK (Photo)

A Nigerian man has become the first black African scholar to be appointed to the endowed University in United Kingdom since it was created more than 60 years ago. 47-year-old  Nigerian scholar, Wale Adebanwi has been appointed to the prestigious Rhodes Professorship in Race Relations in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies at the University of Oxford, United… Read More »

Shock as Nigerian University Stations Barbers at the Gate to Cut Students’ Hair Before Entering the Campus (Photo)

A Nigerian university has shocked many people after putting barber at the gates to deal with erring students resuming school. Caleb University is a private university located in Imota, Lagos Nigeria. The school is renowned for its cleanliness and high academic taste. It is also known to be really strict with its students when it came to paying… Read More »

Check Out List of Prominent Nigerian Universities Stopped from Offering Law And Accounting Courses

A list of schools affected by the Federal Government’s latest decision preventing prominent universities from offering Law and Accounting courses has been released. Following the decision of the government to clamp down on some Nigerian universities that have deviated from their core courses by running programmes that are outside their mandates, here are some of the prominent universities… Read More »

400 Level UNIOSUN Student Found Dead After Missing For Days (See Photos)

A 400L student of Osun State University, Adebisi Rofiat Damilola had earlier been reported missing since last week thursday, 22nd December 2016. The young lady who was a fourth-year chemistry Education student at the Osun State University was last seen on December 22. Confirming the development on Monday 26th December, Osun State Police discovered her corpse along iragbiji… Read More »

Oh Dear!!! Unilorin Website Gets Hacked Again

As reported by a forum user, Just this morning, I decided to surf Unilorin homepage to check out some information on their website. I discovered that it has been overrun by hackers again. This new hackers call themselves ‘Ghost Hackers’ from Indonesia and Pakistan and have decided to cover the homepage of the website with a date March 23rd.… Read More »

49 Bag First Class At ABU’s 39th Convocation

Forty nine persons graduated with First Class degree at the 39th convocation of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, which held on Friday. At the ceremony where 11,731 students graduated, 2,697 students obtained Masters degree, while 289 were awarded PhD degree. Speaking at the event, President Muhammad Buhari said a visitation panel would soon be constituted to rid universities… Read More »

2016 Batch B NYSC Call-up Letter Is Out – See How To Print Yours

National Youth Service Corps, NYSC Batch ‘B’ call-up letter is now available online for printing, procedure for printing is contained on this page. To all prospective corps members that wish to print their call-up letters online from the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) portal, below are the stress-free procedure you can follow to do it yourself. The National Youth Service… Read More »

‘Please Call Off The Strike’- Atiku Begs ASUU

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities to suspend its strike action and embrace negotiation with the government. The university lecturers had on Wednesday commenced a one-week strike over failure by the Federal Government to implement the 2009 Agreement and 2013 Memorandum of Understanding. Speaking during his 70th birthday celebration in… Read More »

Waec Bans Two Schools For Examination Malpractice (Full Story)

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has barred two secondary schools in Imo State from registering as an examination centre or presenting their students as candidates in any of its examinations for a period of 5 years. Reports stated that The council also derecognized 28 schools for two years as a result examination malpractices. The Head, Public Affairs… Read More »

ASUU Strike: Union Vows Not To Back Down Until Demands Are Met

Chairman of the University Of Calabar Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU), Tony Eyang, has said the union will not back down until its demands are met. ASUU commenced a two-week warning strike on Wednesday, November 16, in protest of the Federal Government’s refusal to implement the 2009 Memorandum of Understanding with the Union among other issues. Speaking… Read More »

NYSC DG Opens Up On Mobilisation Of All Corps Members For 2016

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Director-General Brig-Gen. Sule Kazaure has said the poor release of funds to the scheme in the 2016 budget will affect mobilisation of eligible corps members this year. The Nation reports that Kazaure noted that while mobilisation for all graduates remains compulsory as there was no plan to amend the… Read More »

NYSC Confirms 2016 Batch B Stream II Will Commence Orientation In January 2017 | See Details

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has assured university graduates and members of the public, that it has made necessary arrangements to ensure eligible prospective corps members, are mobilized in the next service year. Director General of the NYSC, Brigadier-General Sule Kazaure, made this known in Abuja on Wednesday, during a media parley organized for editors and reporters… Read More »

Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma Shut Down Over Students’ Protests

Confirmed reports reaching our news desks says Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma (AAU) Shut Down till further notice due to the ongoing protest by students of the institution because of hike in fee. The protest was bloody as a student was shot on the leg. Thank God no life was lost. A press statement signed by the institution’s Public Relations Officer,… Read More »