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Days after signing out, UNIZIK final year student dies while playing basketball

UNIZIK final year student dies while playing basketball

UNIZIK final year student dies while playing basketball
Unpaid salaries: Oyo polytechnic workers begin indefinite strike

Unpaid salaries: Oyo polytechnic workers begin indefinite strike

Gbenga Olayiwola, the institution’s Public Relations Officer, told journalists on Wednesday, July 18, that the strike was mainly over on-payment of salaries, adding that the management was evolving means of resolving the problem.

Unpaid salaries: Oyo polytechnic workers begin indefinite strike
EXCLUSIVE: Young boy who had 9As in his WAEC says his dream is to become a doctor (photos)

EXCLUSIVE: Young boy who had 9As in his WAEC says his dream is to become a doctor (photos)

The young chap hails from Delta state, he is the last child of a family of three. Having lost his father about seven years ago, the young boy resolved to making his mother and his sister proud of him as the man of the house.

EXCLUSIVE: Young boy who had 9As in his WAEC says his dream is to become a doctor (photos)
Northern leader reveals biggest threat to region

Northern leader reveals biggest threat to region

A former vice chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Ango Abdullahi, has said children from the northern part of the country constitute a large number of the about 12 million out-of-school children in Nigeria.

Northern leader reveals biggest threat to region
LASU probes allegation of sexual abuse against associate professor

LASU probes allegation of sexual abuse against associate professor

An Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, Lagos State University (LASU) on Tuesday, July 17, was issued a query over the alleged sexual assault of a student. The case is already before a disciplinary committee.

LASU probes allegation of sexual abuse against associate professor
Top trending news about Chelsea that is making the headlines in the past week

Top trending news about Chelsea that is making the headlines in the past week

Premier League side, Chelsea have in the last few days been in the news inolving the hiring and firing of a new manager. The long awaited decision on Antonio Conte's future was finally made as the Italian coach was sacked.

Top trending news about Chelsea that is making the headlines in the past week
Teacher gets brand new car from parents of her student, breaks down in tears as she hugs them (video)

Teacher gets brand new car from parents of her student, breaks down in tears as she hugs them (video)

In the video that went viral, the teacher who was shocked to feel the kind gesture broke down in tears as she received the car gift from the African couple in the United States. She thanked the couple for their help.

Teacher gets brand new car from parents of her student, breaks down in tears as she hugs them (video)
Dr Tope Fasoranti (Executive Director, Zenith Bank Plc) to deliver a cogent lecture at the 13th Convocation Lecture of Covenant University, Ota

Dr Tope Fasoranti (Executive Director, Zenith Bank Plc) to deliver a cogent lecture at the 13th Convocation Lecture of Covenant University, Ota

The Executive Director of Zenith Bank Plc, Dr Tope Fasoranti, will be delivering a cogent lecture at the 13th convocation ceremony of Covenant University, Ota, on Thursday, July 19, 2018; make plans to attend and be enlightened.

Dr Tope Fasoranti (Executive Director, Zenith Bank Plc) to deliver a cogent lecture at the 13th Convocation Lecture of Covenant University, Ota
Pretty young lady graduates 6 weeks after post-partum, narrates her inspiring story (photo)

Pretty young lady graduates 6 weeks after post-partum, narrates her inspiring story (photo)

Frakes who shared her story on Twitter, recently graduated from the university after giving birth. The lady revealed that she recently lost her sister and grieved for nine months. She works thirty hours and had twenty-one credits.

Pretty young lady graduates 6 weeks after post-partum, narrates her inspiring story (photo)
Do you want to travel to Canada, Australia, Cyprus, Turkey or China? Then this is for you!

Do you want to travel to Canada, Australia, Cyprus, Turkey or China? Then this is for you!

Take advantage of this discounted offer on the application and processing fee which usually is N545,000 but now N360,000 ONLY (which covers both admission &visa application assistance) this offer ends Tuesday July 20, 2018.

Do you want to travel to Canada, Australia, Cyprus, Turkey or China? Then this is for you!
How hired thugs manhandled aspirants - Student leaders speak after convention

How hired thugs manhandled aspirants - Student leaders speak after convention

Speaking with journalists in Abuja, Obande said he and other front-line aspirants were manhandled by some individuals and thugs hired by these individuals to thwart the choice of students as regards who leads them.

How hired thugs manhandled aspirants - Student leaders speak after convention
List of universities in Nigeria and their vice chancellors

List of universities in Nigeria and their vice chancellors

The existence and operation of every university is based on the approval and licence of the National Universities Commission (NUC).Currently there are 40 federal universities, 46 state universities and 75 private Universities.

List of universities in Nigeria and their vice chancellors
Other portraits painted by Kareem Waris Olamilekan the 11-year-old prodigy who met French president

Other portraits painted by Kareem Waris Olamilekan the 11-year-old prodigy who met French president

President Macron had visited Nigeria and toured the Afrikan Shrine on Tuesday, July 3. It was during his visit that the president came across a portrait of himself painted by the 11-year-old prodigy artist in two hours.

Other portraits painted by Kareem Waris Olamilekan the 11-year-old prodigy who met French president
Parents cry out as Beninoise police arrest over 50 Nigerian students in Cotonou, accuse them of 'yahoo-yahoo'

Parents cry out as Beninoise police arrest over 50 Nigerian students in Cotonou, accuse them of 'yahoo-yahoo'

In a petition made available to journalists in Lagos, the worried parents sought President Muhammadu Buhari’s intervention through his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on diaspora affairs, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa.

Parents cry out as Beninoise police arrest over 50 Nigerian students in Cotonou, accuse them of 'yahoo-yahoo'
James Hope College scores 100% in the 2018 Cambridge Checkpoint Examinations

James Hope College scores 100% in the 2018 Cambridge Checkpoint Examinations

Speaking on the brilliant performance of the students, the Founder/Chairman of James Hope College, Mr. Jim Ovia applauded the students for such excellent performance; adding that it was a worthy reward for the efforts put in.

James Hope College scores 100% in the 2018 Cambridge Checkpoint Examinations
FirstBank’s day out with students

FirstBank’s day out with students

One of the schools visited by FirstBank was Fazil Omar High School, Iwaya, Yaba, Lagos. And to show how down-to-earth the staff of FirstBank are, the Executive Director, Corporate Banking, spearheaded the team that visited.

FirstBank’s day out with students
Check out portrait of President Uhuru Kenyetta drawn by a 9-year-old Kenyan girl who wants to meet him (photos)

Check out portrait of President Uhuru Kenyetta drawn by a 9-year-old Kenyan girl who wants to meet him (photos)

Sheilla Sheldon is only 9-years-old but her her visual artworks are superb, top-notch and in touch and has since attracted the attention of Kenyans on the interwebs.The young girl was never trained to draw rather learnt on her own

Check out portrait of President Uhuru Kenyetta drawn by a 9-year-old Kenyan girl who wants to meet him (photos)
Princeton Schools lead campaign against child labour

Princeton Schools lead campaign against child labour

The representatives from the Federal Ministry of Labour, NAPTIP, alongside the students of Princeton Schools all took turns to speak passionately on the campaign with verifiable statistics and dangers inherent in Child Labour.

Princeton Schools lead campaign against child labour
Nigerian man graduates as best student from a prestigious university in Estonia, meets President Kersti Kaljulaid (photos)

Nigerian man graduates as best student from a prestigious university in Estonia, meets President Kersti Kaljulaid (photos)

A Nigerian man identified as Israel Owe has joined the list of Nigerians who come out as the best student when they study abroad. The young man graduated as one of the best students from a prestigious university in Estonia.

Nigerian man graduates as best student from a prestigious university in Estonia, meets President Kersti Kaljulaid (photos)
Years after its ban, FG ready to distribute History curriculum to 36 states

Years after its ban, FG ready to distribute History curriculum to 36 states

The Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) says the new history curriculum is ready for delivery to all the ministries of education in the 36 states of the Federation. The curriculum will be distributed soon.

Years after its ban, FG ready to distribute History curriculum to 36 states
University of Ibadan writes Osun poly, denies certificates presented by embattled rector

University of Ibadan writes Osun poly, denies certificates presented by embattled rector

Following the crisis rocking Igbajo Polytechnic, a community-owned tertiary institution,the University of Ibadan has written the management of the school denying the certificates presented by embattled rector, Akinola Olaolu.

University of Ibadan writes Osun poly, denies certificates presented by embattled rector
2018 WAEC results to be out on July 4

2018 WAEC results to be out on July 4

The April/May 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) results will be released by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on July 4 for the 1.5 million candidates who sat for the exams.

2018 WAEC results to be out on July 4
Secondary school in Bauchi shut down over illegal wedding ceremonies between students

Secondary school in Bauchi shut down over illegal wedding ceremonies between students

The deputy governor of Bauchi state, Nuhu Gidado, who also doubles as the commissioner for education, has ordered the immediate shutdown of Sa’adu Zungur Model Primary and Secondary School in the state capital.

Secondary school in Bauchi shut down over illegal wedding ceremonies between students
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