UI Admission list:  4359 students meet cut-off, 15,123 fail

The Senate of the University of Ibadan on Friday approved the provisional offer of undergraduate admission to 4,359 candidates for the 2019/2020 academic session. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, who presided over the emergency Senate meeting, said that out of this figure, 4,100 had been processed through JAMB while about 3, 709 had paid the acceptance fee for admission. According to the Vice Chancellor, while 19, […]

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We don’t need grammar schools in Nigeria any more —Minister

  Dr. Ogah, the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, , has said that Nigeria doesn’t need “grammar schools” again. He said what the country needed for rapid growth and development were skill acquisition institutions. He stated this during a visit to the Metallurgical Training Institute, Onitsha, Anambra State. He described the institute […]

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Akwa Ibom state Govt. suspends 71 students over attempt to burn school

A total of 71 pupils of the Government Secondary School, Etoi in Uyo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have been suspended for allegedly attempting to burn down the school. It was gathered that some pupils alleged to be members of a cult group took the law into their hands and vandalised the school […]

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Stop collecting acceptance fees, Reps tells tertiary institutions

  The House of Representatives has called on all tertiary institutions in the country to stop collecting acceptance fees from newly admitted students. Honourable Chinedu Emeka Martins who moved the motion on the floor of the House during Wednesday’s plenary said one of the major factors contributing to lack of access to tertiary education was […]

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All arrested Fake corps members have been prosecuted, jailed – NYSC 

The National Youth Service Corps has said that some of the arrested fake corps members during the Batch B Orientation Exercise have been prosecuted in court and jailed. The NYSC Director-General, Brig Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, stated this at the Kubwa Orientation Camp in the Federal Capital Territory, according to a release late on Monday, adding […]

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Dwarf wows fellow corp members, leads parade in NYSC camp

  A male dwarf leading other corp members during a marching parade at an unidentified NYSC camp has set social media ablaze with humour and left Nigerians rolling with laughter. The corp member who naturally oozed humour and excitement, led the marching exercise while onlookers who were fascinated by his brief performance recorded him on […]

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University of Nigeria Set To Host Conference On Witchcraft

  Reports indicates that the University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, Enugu state, will host a conference on witchcraft between November 26 and November 27. The conference, which has the theme “Witchcraft: Meaning, factors and practices”, is convened by the Professor B.I.C Ijomah Centre for Policy and Research in UNN. According to TheCable, David Ker, a […]

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Corpers caught having sex in the camp just few days in the camp

  A Twitter user currently camping in Karaye NYSC camp, Kano state, claims corps members were caught having sex after only a few days in camp and they are to be decamped for the act, Praizenews report. She tweeted: “They caught people having sex in this camp and they’re going to decamp them. This is […]

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UNN suspend 15 staff over sexual misconduct

  University of Nigeria, Nsukka has been suspended Fifteen(15) staff over alleged sexual misconduct. According to the management of the university, the Indicted persons are also facing allegations of job and admission racketeering as well as extortion. Authorities at the institution say the suspects are already being investigated by a panel and if found guilty, […]

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