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First class graduate of University of Ibadan beaten to death for stealing bread

A First- class graduate from the University of Ibadan, Opuofoni Freeborn Ebimotimi, met a horrific fate today at Honeyhill Tombia, Bayelsa State. The reason? He was mercilessly thrashed to death for the allegedly stealing a loaf of bread. Hailing from the Korokorosei community in Southern Ijaw Local Government area, this remarkable individual achieved a first-class […]

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July 10 Massacre: 24 years after, the “OAU 5” lives on

On July 10, 1999, a tragic incident occurred at Obafemi Awolowo University where five students, namely George Akinyemi Iwilade (Afrika), Eviano Ekeimu, Yemi Ajiteru, Babatunde Oke, and Godfrey Ekpede, were allegedly murdered by members of the Black Axe Confraternity. This horrifying event has etched itself into the memory of every student and beyond, making July

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Top UTME scorer wins scholarship, emerges Anchor University ambassador

Kamsiyochukwu Umeh, the highest scorer in the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) has been honoured with a scholarship and appointed as the Young Ambassador for Anchor University, Ayobo, Lagos for the 2022/2023 academic session. Umeh, a student at Deeper Life High School in Mowe, achieved an outstanding score of 360 in the UTME. In

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“This is callous and deceptive,” UDUS MSSN fires SU over Eid-Adha circular

The Muslims Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto chapter has lambasted the Students’ Union of the university following a circular the union issued on the just concluded Eid-ul Adha fest. In a statement signed by the Ameer of MSSN, Mustaqeem Bin Malik and published on Adda-leel  pressboard on Monday, 10th July, the

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Sokoto govt begins clearing 3-year tuition fee debts for UDUS students

The Sokoto government has initiated the process of paying off the accumulated tuition fee arrears spanning three years for students enrolled at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUS). Under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed with the university, the government had committed to covering the tuition fees of students from Sokoto state who gained admission to

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Rising tertiary education costs could lead to student dropouts, warns NAAT

The National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) has expressed its concerns regarding the recent increase in tuition fees and charges at tertiary institutions, fearing that many students may be forced to abandon their studies due to the current economic difficulties faced by parents. In a statement issued by NAAT president Ibeji Nwokoma, the association emphasised

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Professionals’ engagement mandatory in universities curriculum development, says CITM

The registrar of the Chartered Institute of Treasury Management, Olumide Adedoyin, has called on the National Universities Commission (NUC) to compel universities to engage professionals in developing curricula in treasury management. Adedoyin said in a statement on Monday that the conventional curriculum, though invaluable, neglected the nuances of treasury management. He said of all the

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Soludo awards scholarship to 2023 UTME top scorer

Governor Charles Soludo has offered a scholarship to Nkechinyere Umeh, who emerged best performing candidate in the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME). This is contained in a statement issued by the governor’s press secretary Christian Aburime on Tuesday. Ms Umeh scored 360 out of 400. “The governor has announced a well-deserved scholarship for her

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HISTORY: Five steps to help parents, educators teach their kids African history

Towards embracing Afrocentrism an African centered education African history is a simple but multifaceted subject, spanning various periods and regions. It encompasses the early civilisations of ancient Egypt, Axum, and Carthage, which made significant contributions to art, architecture, science, and literature. It also includes the empires and kingdoms that emerged across the continent, such as

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Adeleke appoints Oyedele, Sunday as OSPOLY acting Registrar, Bursar

The Governor of Osun, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has appointed Afolabi Sunday Ademola as the Acting Bursar and Oloyede Abiodun as the Acting Registrar, Osun State Polytechnic, Iree. This was revealed in separate letters addressed to the Rector of the institution by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr. M.A.K Jimoh, made available to news men

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UNICEF, Zamfara partner on health, education,women development

The governor of Zamfara State Dauda Lawal revealed his administration’s determination to continue the partnership with UNICEF more especially in the areas of Health care, Education and Women development. Governor Lawal who hosted UNICEF delegation led by Dr Maryam Sa’id at the government house Gusau, said Zamfara State Government remained committed in partnership with organisations

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Malala to visit Nigeria for girl-child education advocacy July 12

Malala Yousafzai, a Nobel laureate, will be visiting Nigeria on July 12 to advocate for more investments in girl-child education. In a statement on Monday by the Malala fund press team, Yousafzai’s visit is to commemorate the 10th anniversary of her celebrated United Nations (UN) speech, and her birthday. Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist, was shot

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