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Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu sues NYSC, says ”I wasn’t invited for youth service”

Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, has instituted a lawsuit against the National Youth Service Commission, NYSC, saying he was never invited for service after he graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University OAU in 1978.   Shittu who was screened out of the APC governorship primaries in Oyo state last month …

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Mushin LG Corp members styles in sport competition

As part of the activities of the National Youth Service Corp’s (NYSC) objectives of promoting peaceful relationship, national integration and development, the youth on thursday at National   Stadium Surulere Lagos engaged in sport activities of different broad categories of sprint, middle distance, relay race,chess, football among others, to give …

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WAEC to name & shame candidates, staff and invigilators involved in exam malpractice

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has vowed to publish names of students, staff, and invigilators involved in examination malpractice. The examination body made this known yesterday as they decried the rate of examination malpractice among students. In a statement by WAEC’s head, Public Affairs, Mr Demianus Ojijeogu, the decision to publish …

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Longest serving principal in Nigeria dies at 87

Reverend Father Angus Frase, who was the longest serving teacher and missionary in Nigeria, is dead. He was aged 87. Frase died after a brief illness at Princess Royal Hospital,  arnborough, United Kingdom, where he was receiving treatment. In a statement released by Fr. Jude Ortese, Chancellor of the Catholic …

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Lagos State University fires three ‘sex-for-marks’ lecturers

The Lagos State University (LASU) has sacked three of its senior lecturers over alleged sexual misconduct. In a statement released on Tuesday, Ademola Adekoya, the university’s spokesperson, said their dismissal was approved by the governing council of the university at its 119th statutory meeting on October 4. The affected lecturers …

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Sad! Corps member dies just 4-weeks to the end of his service in Anambra State

A serving NYSC member  in Anambra State, Ubara Happiness Oghenevinyeze has died in an auto crash barely one month to the end of his service . The deceased, who was the president of the Anglican Corpers Fellowship of Nigeria, Anambra State Chapter, died in an auto crash, on Sunday, September, 30, 2018, …

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Nobel Prize for Physics won by a woman for first time in 55 years

The 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics has been awarded to a woman for the first time in 55 years.   Donna Strickland, from Canada, is only the third woman in history to win the award, along with Marie Curie, who won in 1903, and Maria Goeppert-Mayer, who was awarded the …

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Check out the result of a twitter poll asking if NYSC should be reformed or scraped

Dr Joe Abah ran a Twitter poll asking if NYSC should be reformed or scraped and Nigerians on twitter voted in favor of reform.   Dr Abah went on to say that most of the people advocating for the programme to be scraped are privileged, rich kids. 0Shares

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Photo: Nigerian woman returns to Secondary school after child bearing

A Nigerian man, Ugwoke Odobo has got the internet buzzing after he posted a photo of his wife, who went back to secondary school after child bearing. He wrote: “We took an epochal decision for her to return to school after closing the chapter on child bearing. This is my …

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NYSC Scandal: President Buhari should explain what he derives from appointing fraudulent characters into very sensitive positions – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the revelation that the Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, dodged his compulsory one-year national service, further validates its position that President Buhari has many persons of questionable character in his cabinet.   The party said President Buhari, in appointing fraudulent persons to hold key offices …

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