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Ogun tech institute charges students for alleged treason, conducts secret trial

Three student activists of the Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa, are under trial for treason, abuse of office and gross misconduct according to a media report. The student activists, Clement Olatoye, Anu Atere and Fagbemi Kehinde are standing trial before the school’s disciplinary panel. They were summoned before the panel for a secret trial …

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Kentucky signs student discipline bill into law to curb classroom disruptions

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear, has signed a student discipline bill into law. According to the governor, the bill is aimed at curbing classroom disruptions. The bill, which was signed into law on Thursday March 23, 2023, would allow school administrators to intervene before situations escalate, Beshear. The Democratic governor told reporters that the bill seeks …

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Unity Bank trains students in financial literacy

Unity Bank Plc has trained students in financial literacy. About thirty-one schools across Nigeria participated in the training organised to mark this year’s Global Money Week. The training was held at Kabayi Secondary School, Mararaba, Nasarawa State on Thursday March 23, 2023. Speaking about the training, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Unity Bank Plc, Tomi …

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5 new technologies that will change tomorrow’s jobs for students

By Ikechukwu Onyekwelu Seven years from now, many jobs that students will be engaged in have not been invented and this is both exciting and worrisome. Exciting because it means new frontiers are opening. Worrisome because many skill sets would become obsolete but how many schools in Nigeria are paying attention enough to prepare students …

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EFCC Charges Students to Shun Internet Fraud

The Benin Zonal Commander of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Assistant Commander of the EFCC, Usman Muktar has charged students to be good examples in conduct and character, and shun economic and financial crimes. This charge was given on Tuesday January 24, 2023, during an enlightenment campaign on the ills of economic and financial …

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6-year-old Student Shoots Teacher during Altercation in Virginia Classroom

A 6-year-old student has shot and wounded a teacher at his school in Virginia during an altercation inside a first-grade classroom. According to a police report, the incident happened on Friday January 6, 2023. The report confirmed that no students were injured in the shooting at Richneck Elementary School. The teacher — a woman in …

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Two Kaduna Students Get N8.4m Scholarship from Greenfield University

The Founder/Pro Chancellor of Greenfield University, Kaduna, Simon Nwakacha, has awarded scholarship for secondary education at Imperial school in Kaduna, to two best graduating pupils of Makarfi Central Primary School. He disclosed this to journalists in a statement he signed and issued on Monday in Kaduna. He said that the gesture was part of his …

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Rivers State University Bans Students Tattooing, Wearing Miniskirts, Earrings

The Rivers State University (RSU), Port Harcourt has banned its students fron tattooing their bodies and wearing “indecent” cloths on campus with immediate effect. The ban is contained in an internal memo signed by the school’s registrar, Sydney Enyindah, on Friday. Mr Enyindah listed items considered indecent on campus to include the wearing of gowns …

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EFCC Urges Students to Desist from Bad Elements on Internet

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission www efcc.gov.ng has urged students to desist from bad elements on the internet. The Commission made the call on Tuesday October 25, 2022. It advised the students to be of good behaviour and stay away from bad elements who could negatively influence them on the internet. Commandant of the …

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Sanwo-Olu Laments Low Turnout of Students in Lagos Schools after First Lockdown

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has lamented that not less than 24,000 Lagos school students did not report to school after the first shutdown of schools in the first wave of COVID-19. The governor disclosed this on Tuesday January 19, 2021, at the State House, Ikeja, while giving update on the second wave of COVID-19 …

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LASUCOM Shuts Campus after Students, Officials Test Positive for COVID-19

The Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), has shut down its campus after some students and officials tested positive for the coronavirus infection. While confirming this on Thursday January 14, 2021, Head, Centre for Information, Ademola Adekoya, stated that about three students of the medical college have been confirmed to be COVID-19 positive and …

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Students caught in examination malpractice will be banned for years — WAEC

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has stated that students who involve in examination malpractice will be banned from taking the Senior School Certificate Examination. The Examining Council disclosed the decision in a statement on Monday December 14, 2020, after the 70th Meeting of the Examination Committee which is the highest decision-making organ of the …

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Students Lament 21-month Power Outage amidst Examination

Students Lament 21-month Power Outage amidst Examination. The Students of the Osun State College of Education (OSCOED), Ilesha, who began their examination on Monday have expressed their displeasure over a 21-month power outage, which has made learning a hurdle. A student, simply identified as Semilore Arowolo, admitted into the University of Ibadan Agricultural Science degree …

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19 Nigerian Students Receive Scholarship to Study in America

19 Nigerian Students Receive Scholarship to Study in America Nineteen Nigerian students have received scholarships worth $2.17 million to attend American universities and colleges. This was disclosed in statement from the US Embassy in Nigeria on Friday. The statement stated that the students are high achieving, low-income students from southern Nigeria. It noted that the …

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LASUBEB Commends, Rewards Counsellors for Supporting Pupils during Lockdown

The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board has commended counsellors across public primary schools in Lagos State. The commendation was given by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mrs Abosede Adelaja, at the Y2020 Guidance and Counsellors end-of-year party which was held on Thursday December 3, 2020. Adelaja applauded the counsellors for their relentless efforts …

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Rector Warns Students against Cultism, Exam Malpractice

The Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Ukana, Dr. Uduak S. Ukekpe has warned students of the institution against indulging in cultism and examination malpractice and other antisocial activities. Ukpekpe issued the warning on Tuesday November 24, 2020, at the occasion of the 5th Matriculation ceremony held Tuesday at the Engineering Lecture Hall, Main Campus, Ukana. He implored …

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IDEE Promotes Quality Education, Organises e-Learning Programmes for Students in Ogun, Borno, Yobe

The Initiative for Education and Development (IDEE) has organised e-learning programmes for students in FCT, Ogun, Yobe and Borno States While disclosing this to Edugist correspondent, Akeem Alao, IDEE Programme Manager, Mrs Ajumbi Achegbulu, stated that the non-governmental organisation is promoting quality education, economic empowerment, youth development and sustainable livelihoods for vulnerable and disadvantaged members …

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