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NYSC approves white, shoulder-length hijab for corps members

October 1, 2019 Education 0

The National Youth Service Corps authorities have approved the use of white, shoulder-length hijabs for female corps members deployed for the scheme.  The document obtained by Punch which confirmed the approval, further stated that only three types of dressing used for different occasions would be acceptable for corps members. “The modes of dressing …

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15 ABU staff sacked for sexual harassment, others

15 staff of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria were on Thursday August 26 sacked by the management of the institution over offences which centered on sexual harassment, negligence of duty and corruption. The sacked ABU staff are reportedly from different departments and faculties in the institution and they were handed their dismissal …

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Ekiti First Lady, Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi denies ordering policemen to shoot FUOYE students

The First Lady of Ekiti State, Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi has denied instructing policemen attached to her convoy to shoot protesting students of Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) on Tuesday September 10.  In her statement which countered the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) claim of her ordering her security detail to shoot the students leading to …

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Nigerian senators will soon be stoned –ASUU president Biodun Ogunyemi

Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, says Nigerians will soon begin to stone Senators who have remained insensitive to the plights of Nigerians, feeding fat on the taxes collected from hardworking Nigerians. Ogunyemi stated this while speaking with newmen at the end of ASUU’s …

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Vacate office now- PDP reacts to trending old video of Lai Mohammed saying President Buhari doesn’t know the whereabouts of his certificate

PDP has asked President Buhari to immediately vacate office after an old interview clip of the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, pleading with Nigerians to pardon the President on the issue of his certificate, surfaced online last week. In the interview which took place in January 2015, Lai Mohammed who was …

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Gunmen abduct senior lecturer at the Ondo State University of Technology, Prof Gideon Okedayo

Prof Gideon Okedayo, a senior lecturer at the Ondo State University of Technology, Okitipupa has been kidnapped by unknown armed men. Okedayo was whisked away at a boundary between the Akunnu Akoko area of Ondo and Igara in Auchi, Edo State, on Thursday evening. Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of …

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Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq mourns as 17 Kwara State post-UTME students die in road crash

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State on Sunday, August 25th spoke about the death of 17 students in an auto crash on their way back to the state from Kano after their Post-UTME screening.   AbdulRazaq in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye, described the incident as a …

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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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