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Students beg Gov Amosun over withheld WAEC results

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun

Students of public schools in Ogun State who sat for the May/June 2016 West African Examination Council (WAEC) Senior Secondary School Examination (SSCE) have appealed to Governor Ibikunle Amosun to dialogue with the examination body to release their results. WAEC has refused to release the results of the students because of the debt owed it […]

Fayose declares 3-day prayers for repose of dead students

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose

Gov. Ayo Fayose has declared three-day statewide prayers for the repose of the souls of students of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, who died in a road mishap on Monday night. Fayose made the declaration on Tuesday while on a sympathy visit to the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH). The death toll in the […]

UNILAG final year student dies in hostel


Tragedy struck when Odusami Matthew, a 500-level undergraduate of the University of Lagos, died after slumping at the Biobaku Hostel. It was gathered that the Estate Management student was playing football with some of his friends on Friday when he slumped. According to reports, Matthew was rushed to the school’s medical centre where he was […]

Inferior materials responsible for hostel collapse – Oko Poly Rector

Prof. Godwin Onu addressing Governor Willie Obinao of Anambra

Prof. Godwin Onu, Rector of Federal Polytechnic Oko has stated that inferior materials were responsible for the collapse of a three-storey building on Sunday, 22 May. Onu who lauded the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for its quick response which led to the rescue of trapped workers alive, directed that all students whose hostels are […]

Doctors, Dentists to spend 7 years in varsity-NUC insists

Prof Julius Okojie, Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC)

The National Universities Commission (NUC) says Medicine and Dentistry are still seven-year programmes in Nigerian universities and not 11 years as wrongly reported in the media recently. The commission’s explanation is contained in its weekly bulletinmade available on Thursday in Abuja. “The new Benchmark Minimum Standard (BMAS) for Medicine and Dentistry, which has since been […]

LASU suspends 4 students over cultism

Lagos State University

Four students of the Lagos State University (LASU) have been suspended for cult-related activities and improper conducts. This is contained in the university’s official bulletin. The bulletin quoted the institution as saying that conducts of the suspended students could cause breach peace on the campus. The bulletin said the University’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, took […]

Illegal Fees: Principals Punished

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State

caption id=”attachment_275669″ align=”alignnone” width=”500″] Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State[/caption] For collecting illegal fees, some principals and headmasters of public secondary and primary schools have been punished in Enugu State. Disclosing this in Nsukka on Monday in an interview, the state Commissioner for Education, Professor Uche Eze warned heads of public primary and secondary schools […]

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