Category Archives: Education

10 Types Of Nigerian Teachers We All Came Across In Secondary School

Secondary school was amazing! In our journey through secondary school, we all encountered some crazy Nigerian teachers. Here are the most interesting ones. 1. The Disciplinarian: This one was usually very strict and never hesitated to use the cane. Their classes were usually very quiet, and most people just sat in fear never really understanding anything. Everyone studied… Read More »

Kaduna Lecturer Detained For Alleged ‘Hate Speech’ Released

A former lecturer of Kaduna State University who is on trial for alleged hate speech, has been released from prison. John Danfulani, first arrested in January, was remanded in prisons two weeks ago by a High Court in Kaduna, the Kaduna State capital. “Driving home. My 13 days ordeal in Kaduna prison ended some minutes ago. Thanking comrades… Read More »

UNIZIK 300L Student Dies In Fatal Accident (Photos)

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University has lost yet another student, Mr Lawson Olisa who reportedly died on Friday in a fatal accident in Ekwulobia, Anambra state. The fatal accident involved a motorcycle and a vehicle clash which happened along Ekwulobia-Ufuma road. Until his death, Mr Lawson was a student of Building Technical Education. As we await more details, we wish to sympathize… Read More »

Cyprus International University Student Commits Suicide

A 27-year-old Zimbabwean girl schooling in Cyprus has committed suicide after she reportedly hung herself at her school apartment on Friday, November 4th, 2016. The girl identified as Elizabeth Choto is a new student in Cyprus and has only been schooling in the island for less than two months when the unfortunate incident happened. Before her death, Elizabeth… Read More »

See Photo Of An Old University Of Ibadan Meal Voucher

This was back in the days when a meal costs as low as fifty kobo (50k). Meals in Nigerian universities were heavily subsidized by the government, so students, both rich and poor had access to at least one free meal daily. In addition, the students were also given fruits and vegetables to go with the meal. Balanced diet… Read More »

A Unilorite Emerged As The Best Marketing Student In Nigeria

I am sharing this, not because I’m an alumni of this great institution but because the lady in question is worth celebrating. Her name is AKINTOBI IFEOLUWA ELIZABETH, a 400L student of MARKETING DEPARTMENT, FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN NIGERIA. She just emerged as the best marketing student in Nigeria. Also, she has become an Ambassador for one… Read More »

Osun Governor, Aregbesola Boycotts OAU Visit, Following Students’ Threat

The Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, On Thursday absconded from a talk/lecture in Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, where he was expected to speak on ‘Improving Nigerians economy through diversification’ following the threat by concerned students of the institution to picket him if he shows up. The student at the early hours of Thursday converged at the Oduduwa Hall,… Read More »

Nigerian Government Approves 8 New Universities. See Their Names

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved eight new private universities across the country. The approval was granted, Wednesday, during a meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, which held at the council chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Minister of State for Education, Anthony Onwuka, who briefed State House correspondents, said the ministry “submitted a memo… Read More »

JAMB Effectively Scraps Scratch Cards, Redesigns Website

Remember when JAMB earlier promised to scrap the use of scratch cards? Well, we can now confirm that the board has now officially effected the scrapping of use of scratch cards, and has further redesigned it’s portal to cater for the new changes. The change is really here! All previous scratch cards have now been invalidated. So if… Read More »

Team OAU Makes Africa Proud In Mexico

A team of three students from the Faculty of Law, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in Osun State recently made the nation and indeed the continent proud. The team appeared as Africa’s representatives at the 2016 World Rounds of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition held in Guadalajara in Mexico where this year’s International Astronautical Congress (IAC)… Read More »

Oyo Secondary Students Set School On Fire Over Massive Failure (Pics)

The recent outbreak of violence among secondary school students in Oyo town to protest their massive failure after the government decision to raise the standard of education reached its climax yeserday when some students of the Isale-Oyo Community Grammar School, Oyo allegedly set some of their school buildings ablaze. The incident occurred early in the morning after the concerned… Read More »

JAMB To Scrap Uniform Cut-off Points For Universities, Others

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has hinted that it may cancel the use of uniform cut-off points for admitting candidates that took the Universities Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The issue of cut-off marks as currently being used for admission, it said, should be subjected to national debate by stakeholders. The Spokesperson of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, gave the… Read More »

So Sad! UNILORIN PhD Graduand Mysteriously Dies on Convocation Day (Photo)

A postgraduate student of Arabic at the University of Ilorin, AbdulHafeez Adedimeji, died on Saturday, the day he was to receive his doctorate at a convocation. Sources told Punch correspondent that another doctoral graduand died shortly before the ceremony. Soon after the Dean, Faculty of Post Graduate Studies, Prof. Badmas Yusuf, informed attendants of the graduands’ demise, a… Read More »

UNILAG expels 125, rusticates 198 students

Authorities of the University of Lagos have expelled 125 students and rusticated 198 others for various offences, including examination malpractices during last academic session. The lists of the affected students were published on the university’s website on Sunday. The institution’s Deputy Registrar (Information), Mr Toyin Adebule, confirmed the expulsion and estimation to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)… Read More »