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‘We won’t rest until we deliver on our commitments on quality education to Nigerians’ – President Buhari

President Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration will not rest until it delivers on its commitments on quality education, including investing more resources in the sector and providing a conducive learning environment in the academia. Speaking at the commissioning of the Post Graduate Centre of Excellence built by the Central …

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Ondo health school students allegedly gang-rape mate

Three students of the School of Health and Technology in Ondo state’s capital Akure, have been arrested by the state’s police command for allegedly gang-raping their schoolmate.  The suspects identified as Damilola Aderoboye, Charles Eyitayo and Blessing Michael have been transferred to the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of the command for investigation …

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UK, DSS petitioned to probe Buhari’s Cambridge documents

The London Metropolitan Police Service and the Department of State Services have been petitioned by a Nigerian lawyer Kalu Kalu Agu, to probe the Cambridge University certificate which President Muhammadu Buhari presented at the presidential election petition tribunal. Abba Kyari, Buhari’s chief of staff had claimed that he personally signed for and collected the documents on …

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Federal College of Education Kotongora students return N2.5m they found by the roadside

Two 300-level Social Studies Education students of the Federal College of Education Kotongora which is affliated to Ahmadu Bello University (ABU),have been praised for returning a missing N2.5million they found by the roadside to its rightful owner.  The money Ahmed Usman Busa and Ahmed Suleimain returned was allegedly lost by a senior lecturer of the institution Mallam …

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Governor Seyi Makinde approves N500k bursary for Oyo students in law school

Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, has announced the approval of the sum of N500,000 as bursary for every indigene of the state currently at the Nigerian Law School. The governor made the announcement when he received in his office some indigenes of the state currently in Law school. According to the governor, the …

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Our student didn’t commit suicide over poor academic performance — OAU

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has denied media reports that a final year student of the Department of English, Grace Opeyemi Dara, committed suicide because of her poor grades. Grace reportedly drank Sniper and died on August 2nd.  The spokesman of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, …

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Photo: 400 level University of Ibadan student slumps, dies

A 400 level student of the University of Ibadan, Victor Ajidagba, slumped and died on Wednesday night. Ajidagba, who is a student of Nursing at the University died at the University College Hospital (UCH) school campus. According to reports, the student was walking through the corridor of the department of …

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‘My most rewarding investment is my daughter’s education’ – KSB

Nigerian musician, Kenny Saint Best has taken to Instagram to celebrate her daughter’s graduation who scored 5 distinctions in the just released 2019 WAEC result. According to her, ‘my most rewarding investment is my daughter’s education. While many individuals derive joy in investing in properties, the latest automobiles, a holiday in the most …

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Termites ate my school certificate — CJN Tanko

An affidavit which Tanko Muhammad, the new Chief Justice of Nigeria submitted to the Senate last week ahead of his confirmation as the head of the Supreme Court, revealed claims of termites destroying his primary school certificate.  He alleged that his documents were destroyed beyond recovery, following a termite invasion at his Bauchi State home …

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Nigeria is building a generation of illiterates – Wole Soyinka

Prof Wole Soyinka says Nigeria is currenlty raising a generation of illiterates. Making particular reference to Internet trolls, the Nobel laureate said the nation is raising a generation that is the first to comment on the internet on issues they are deeply ignorant about. He made this remark when he …

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