Kankara schoolboys: Northern youths demand Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls rescue

December 21, 2020 Blueprint 0

Northern youth have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for securing release of the abducted Kankara schoolboys, while urging for the immediate release of Leah Sharibu and the remaining Chibok girls. The Northern youth under the aegis of Joint Action Committee of Northern Youth Associations told journalists in Kaduna on Monday that the commendation and call was the outcome of their conference Read More

Buhari meets rescued Kankara students, tells them what to do

December 19, 2020 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Katsina urged rescued students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina state, to remain focused in pursuing their interest of acquiring good education, despite the misfortune of kidnapping, noting that the reward of knowledge is not negotiable. The president, who met with the 344 students at the Banquet Hall of the Government House, said the Read More

#Bring back our boys

December 15, 2020 Blueprint 0

The spate of insecurity in Nigeria, especially in the North-west, is no longer news, but the rate at which the so-called bandits carry out their dastardly act undeterred is amazing. Nigeria is sliding into anarchy with disturbing news emerging from the polity every day. While the controversy of 16 Kano indigenes has not subsided whether they were killed, in a Read More

Breaking: At last, ASUU ‘reach truce with FG, set to call off strike’

November 27, 2020 Editor 0

There appears to be respite at last for Nigerian students the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) resolved their differences. To this end, ASUU are rallying to call off months of strike, being the longest standoff between Nigerian lecturers and the government. The decision was at the instance of a meeting with the government team led Read More

Breaking: Kidnappers invade Zaria, abduct Lecturer, 2 children, 1 shot in Nuhu Bamali poly

November 15, 2020 Moh Bello Habib 0

Kidnappers Saturday night invaded the official staff quarters of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna state, where they kidnapped three persons and shot one. Confirming the incident, the Rector of the school, Engineer Kabir Abdullahi, said the bandits gained entrance into the school around 9pm on Saturday. “I was in kaduna when the Chief Security Officer of the college called me and informed Read More

Kano govt orders reopening of 6 colleges for NABTEB exams

September 14, 2020 Administrator 0

The Kano state government has ordered the immediate reopening of six technical colleges in the state to enable their students in the exit class to participate in the forthcoming  National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) examinations. The Commissioner for Education, Malam Sanusi Kiru, gave the order in a statement issued on Sunday in Kano by the Ministry’s Public Relations Read More

7 WASSCE candidates test positive to COVID-19 in Gombe

August 20, 2020 Ahmad Auwal 0

The Gombe state government Wednesday said seven students of the Government Girls Secondary School Doma tested positive to COVID-19. The development brings the total number of students that had contracted the virus since reopening of schools in the state to eight. A student of Government Science Secondary School Gombe, had earlier tested positive to the virus. The state’s Commissioner for Read More

WASSCE: Osun begs exited N-Power teachers to return

August 11, 2020 Lateef Dada 0

Osun state government has appealed to N-Power teachers to return to school to complete the revision for students preparing for West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). A statement by the senior special adviser to Governor Gboyega Oyetola on Special Intervention Programmes, Lukman Abimbola Bello, said the appeal became necessary because some of the N-Power teachers were directly teaching SS3 Read More

Best rapper award reward for hardwork – Uwagboe

April 20, 2020 Editor 0

Music artist and entertainer, Gabriel Uwagboe, has disclosed that the award bestowed on him as best rapper by students from his Alma Mater, was a testament to hardwork. Uwagboe disclosed this on his Instagram handle @chopzbillions, where he took time to express gratitude for the award. He said, “We have been consistent in rapping, and we are improving everyday. Some Read More

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Couples arrested for celebrating Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2020 Editor 0

Indonesia wasn’t feeling the love for Valentine’s Day on Friday as authorities arrested couples in one city, scolded stores over condom displays and warned students they would be reprimanded for amorous activities. Makassar on Sulawesi island doled out some tough love with raids at hotels and guest houses Thursday evening which netted about two dozen unmarried offenders, including a German Read More

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Aisha Buhari, Zaria LG boss for awards by ABU students

October 3, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Students of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria under the aegis of Students’ Representative Council are to honour Hajiya Aisha Buhari and chairman, Zaria local government area of Kaduna state, Engr Aliyu Idris Ibrahim in November this year. President of the Council, Comrade Usman Waziri, announced this when he led officials of the students’ body to honour Zaria LG boss with Read More

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16-year old student butchers mother, grandparents, twin siblings

August 20, 2019 Editor 0

A 16-year-old high-flying Russian student axed to death his entire family of five then took his own life, say police. Timur Kimaletdinov massacred his ‘loving’ mother, four year old twin siblings, and two grandparents in a brutal night attack that has left his village ‘shaken.’ The boy, an A-grade pupil who regularly won academic competitions for bright students in his Read More

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Academic performance: OAU student commits suicide

August 4, 2019 Editor 0

The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) community was on Saturday thrown into mourning mood following the death of Opeyemi Dara, a final year student. The deceased was said to be a student of faculty of Arts, pepartment of English Language, who allegedly committed the suicide after taking a suspected dose of lethal substance popularly known as “Sniper”. NAN reports that she Read More

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Pandemonium in Okitipupa as Students’ protest shuts down Ondo varsity

April 29, 2019 Editor 0

Students of Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa, Ondo State, OSUSTECH, have shut down academics activities in the institution as they are currently protesting what they described as outrageous school fees introduced by the school’s management. The protest is coming few days after their counterparts in Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, AAUA, disrupted academic activities while agitating Read More

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JAMB: How 2019 UTME will be conducted

March 19, 2019 Editor 0

Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation. Board (JAMB), Prof Ishaq Oloyede said the board has introduced new innovations for successful conduct of 2019 UTME. NAN reports that Oloyede made this known in Abuja on Monday at the meeting of critical stakeholders on strategic planning and preparations for supervision and evaluation of administration of 2019 UTME slated to hold between April 11 Read More

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Conflict consumes students union leaders in Ogbomoso

March 12, 2019 Editor 0

The Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso has suspended student union leaders in the school, over an internal conflict in the union. According to a statement by Kayode Ogunleye, LAUTECH registrar, the unresolved conflict made the leaders lose their grip over students union affairs. “The University Management, having noticed the recent unpalatable and ugly situation on campus, which has Read More

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Why we endorsed Buhari – North west students

February 10, 2019 Editor 0

Ahead of Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections, students of tertiary institutions in the North West zone have expressed their support for President Muhammad Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates.  The students under the aegis of Students Movement for the Actualisation of Buhari (SMAB), told journalists on Saturday in Kaduna after their North West solidarity rally that they Read More

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2019: UniAbuja SUG endorses Adeyeye, Okoro for NASS positions

January 26, 2019 Editorial III 0

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Student Union Government (SUG), of the University of Abuja (UniAbuja), has endorsed Hon. David Adetunji Adeyeye and Mrs Nma Lancaster Okoro, the Young Progressive Party (YPP) candidates for AMAC/Bwari Federal House of Representatives and Senate, respectively. Leading a delegation of students on Saturday, include the General Secretary; Peter Favour, Director of Socials; Okonkwo Read More

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Student threatens supervisor with gun

September 14, 2018 Administrator 0

A final year student of the University of Abuja (UniAbuja) has reportedly stormed a female lecturer’s office and pointed a pistol at her. The lecturer, according to reports, is the student’s project supervisor. The cause of the student’s anger and rude behaviour was not clear. The yet-to-be identified student of the Sociology department was said to have stormed the office Read More

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Exam malpractices: 31m students in contract cheating – Survey

September 7, 2018 Administrator 0

A study carried out by Swansea University in the United Kingdom has shown that 31 million students, all over the world, engage in contract cheating. The research further stated that there was a continuous increase in a situation whereby students, all over the world, were paying mercenaries to write examinations for them. The researcher, Phil Newton said: “One in seven Read More

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TV College gets state-of-the-art equipment – Rector

July 27, 2018 Administrator 0

Students of Nigeria Television Authority Television College, Jos (NTA TVC), has been assured of quality education and practical skills as state of the arts equipment reaches it. College Rector, Dr. Barnabas Gbam, gave the assurances yesterday while addressing journalism and production students. He said: “When I came here and found that the quality and quantity of the equipment that we Read More

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MSSN calls for investigation of alleged tying of students to cross in Ogun school

May 27, 2018 Administrator 0

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, MSSN, has called on all concerned authorities to investigate alleged harassment of students of Metorite Standard School, Ogun state, by the proprietor and a teacher in the school. The society also commended the police for their ‘quick’ action in arresting the suspects, insisting that the law must take its due course. They made the Read More

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OAU students to proceed on compulsory holiday

December 5, 2017 Administrator 0

The Senate of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, has directed students to proceed on an “End of the Year” break with immediate effect. This decision according to the release by the school Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abiodun Olanrewaju, was reached at the Senate emergency meeting held on Tuesday, 5th December, 2017. The Non-Teaching Staff, which comprises  Non Academic Staff Union Read More