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FUOYE: Police arrest 10 suspects over student found dead on campus

The Ekiti State Police Command has said it has arrested ten suspects over the killing of Modupe Atanda Deborah, a student of the Federal University Oyo-Ekiti (FUOYE). Recall that Atanda, the 200-level student in the Department of Nursing, was on Tuesday, 5th September declared missing after she reportedly went out to study at night. But […]

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JUST IN: Osun govt orders immediate closure of OSPOLY, freezes account

Osun State Ministry of Education has ordered the immediate closure of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree directing all the staff members and students of the institution to proceed on a two-week break with immediate effect. According to a statement announcing the development through the Commissioner of Education, Hon. Dipo Eluwole on Thursday, September 7, 2023, (today)

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Tuition fee hike forces 2,565 Zamfara varsity students to drop out

The President of the Zamfara State Students Association of the Federal University Gusau (ZAMSSA), Haliru Ibrahim, has sounded an alarm, revealing that a staggering 2,565 students have been compelled to abandon their pursuit of higher education due to a recent hike in tuition fees. The dire situation was disclosed during an impromptu press conference held

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FUTA don wins 2023 National Young Scientists’ Prize in Mathematics

Afeez Abidemi, an alumnus and lecturer at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), has been awarded the prestigious Prof. Aderemi Kuku National Young Scientists’ Prize in Mathematics for 2023. This award, established by the Nigerian Young Academy (NYA) with generous donations from the late Aderemi O. Kuku, aims to promote

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Meet Nathan Nwachuku, 19-year-old Carleton University dropout, founder of Klas

It was a sultry Saturday afternoon in Lagos, the city which has been a beacon of excellence and innovation when Nathan Nwachuku received Edugist at his home in Lekki. Nwachuku who arrived from Port Harcourt more than a year ago said he is here to make his mark on the world of education. After working

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Missing FUOYE student found dead, investigation reveals disturbing details

In a concerning turn of events, Atanda Modupe Deborah, a student of the nursing department at FUOYE, who went missing on September 4 has been found dead. The university community, along with local authorities launched an extensive search operation to locate her. Atanda Modupe Deborah, known to her friends as Deborah, was last seen on

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Drama as suspended OSPOLY rector resumes office

The suspended rector of Osun State Polytechnic (OSPOLY), Iree, Tajudeen Odetayo, Ph.D, on Thursday morning, resumed back to office amidst jubilations by members of staff and astonishment by students. According to Osun Defender, the rector resumed at exactly 7:57 a.m. with staff of the institution ushering him to his office. It would be recalled that

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UNILAG: Lecturer allegedly rapes 20-year-old student

Kadiri Akeem Babalola, an Associate Professor of Botany at the University of Lagos has allegedly raped a 20-year-old student of botany when she visited his office to sort out issues pertaining to her results. Speaking with the Inclusive Social Welfare and Empowerment Foundation, a non governmental organisation the victim reported the case to, the NGO

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UI student recently appointed presidential advisory committee member wins essay competition

Orire Agbaje, a 400-level economics student of the University of Ibadan who was recently included as a member of the presidential advisory committee for fiscal policy and tax reform in Nigeria has won the 6th edition of the Otunba (Mrs) Debola Osibogun National Essay Competition of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). In

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Fees hike: UNILAG student protesters arrested

Two protesters were apprehended by police on Wednesday at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) junction during a demonstration against a significant tuition fee increase at the institution. The two individuals taken into custody by police officers have been identified as Femi Adeyeye and Philip Olatinwo. Benjamin Hundeyin, the police spokesperson in the state, confirmed the

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Nexford University names Oghogho Inneh as Nigeria country director

Nexford University has named Oghogho Inneh as its new country director in Nigeria. She joined the 100 per cent online university from the Nigerian University of Technology and Management, Lagos where she served as director, of project management and masterminded (NUTM) project team to launch and expand the start-up university. “We’re delighted to announce that

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Journeying Beyond Borders: An Educator’s Quest to Improve Education In Rural Communities

One of our Missionary partners, a small-framed man, with sunken cheeks and grey highlights streaked through thick black hair, asks me a question about thirty minutes before our arrival. Our only other interaction had been a quick acknowledging nod shared 2 hours ago. He asked slowly as if trying to read my mind simultaneously as

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