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Graphic photos: Final year student of Anambra State University shot dead by suspected cultists

Graphic photos: Final year student of Anambra State University shot dead by suspected cultists

Mohammed Umar, a final year Computer Science student of Anambra State University, Ulli campus, was murdered by unknown gunmen believed to be cultists on Friday night, April 28th. According to Facebook user Ikejiuba Olivia, Umar from Kogi State was shot dead in her presence on their way back from an event organised by the Students Union Government.

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100 level Unilag student commits suicide after hostel roommates disgraced her publicly for stealing

100 level Unilag student commits suicide after hostel roommates disgraced her publicly for stealing

Ajani Damilola narrated what sadly happened via his Facebook account. According to him, Ariyibi Ayomide, a 100 level Student of Unilag, Faculty of Business Administration – department of Employee Relations and Human Resources Management (ER & HRM), committed suicide after being disgraced by her roommates for allegedly stealing in her hostel. “An incident happened in her room (Amina Hostel) which ...

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Those responsible for the death of three Queen’s College students must be prosecuted – Saraki

Those responsible for the death of three Queen’s College students must be prosecuted - Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has vowed to ensure those responsible for the deaths of three students of Queen’s College, Lagos, to be prosecuted. The school suffered an outbreak of Diarrhoea in February. Three students of the school died of the disease while many others were hospitalized.Some of the students claim that a cat died in their water tanker and they ...

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NYSC PCMs: How to choose your choice states

NYSC PCMs: How to choose your choice states

It is no new news that the new policy of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), which started from 2016 Batch A orientation course now allows every corps member to choose 4 States of their choices to serve their father land which one of the chosen 4 states would be selected at random by the NYSC management. 36 states including ...

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NYSC Batch A Online Registration Procedures

NYSC Batch A Online Registration Procedures

The Nigeria Youth Service Corp, NYSC Batch A 2017 online registration starting date has been announced. The portal for the online registration will be opened on Thursday 20th April to Saturday 6th May, 2017 and as such all prospective NYSC corp members can go online to register by following the instructions below. In order to ensure a seamless registration, all prospective NYSC Batch ...

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FG Starts Payment of Unemployed Youth, Poor Nigerians Monthly

FG Starts Payment of Unemployed Youth, Poor Nigerians Monthly

The federal government of Nigeria has commenced fulfilling one of its campaign promises as the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration started paying the poorest citizens and unemployed youths monthly allowance across the country in March. Making this disclosure in Abuja, was Nigeria’s vice president, professor Yemi Osinbajo, who stated that the unemployed youth as well as the poor Nigerians have started ...

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JAMB Increases Cut off Mark to 210 for 2017/2018 Admission

JAMB Increases Cut off Mark to 210 for 2017/2018 Admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in a joint meeting with the Federal Ministry of Education and National Universities Commission (NUC) has proposed a cut-off mark of 210 marks for 2016/2017 admission exercise. This is significant increase on the previously approved and widely-used 180 marks. In a meeting held at the board’s headquarters in Abuja, JAMB registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede emphasized ...

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Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) gives Federal Government July 2017 Ultimatum

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) gives Federal Government July 2017 Ultimatum

 The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) wants the Federal Government to pay the outstanding arrears of its members not later than July 2017. The National President of the union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, stated this during a news conference at the University of Abuja yesterday where he said the Federal Government is owing academics in federal universities unpaid allowances of ...

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Photos: 100L female UNILAG student dies after she reportedly returned from outing with a man and kept vomiting

100L female UNILAG student dies

An 100 level student of the University of Lagos identified as Temitope Omolara died on Thursday, March 23rd after she reportedly went out with an unidentified man. According to Nigerian Tribune, the deceased was said to have returned to the campus after the outing feeling sick, with her friends reporting that she was seen vomiting, including blood on a number ...

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2017 NYSC Batch “A” Mobilization Timetable

2017 NYSC Batch “A” Mobilization Timetable

The NYSC Batch A 2017 mobilization timetable has been released by the authorities of the body. All graduates whose institutions are mobilizing for the 2017 Batch A orientation programme are hereby informed. See the timetable below:

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UNILAG Students hold protest to demand the reinstatement of rusticated students

UNILAG Students hold protest to demand the reinstatement of rusticated students

Monday, UNILAG students defied the rain to hold a demonstration, protesting the repression of students which they tagged #SaveUNILAGCoalition and #OccupyUNILAG. The aggrieved students expressed their dissatisfaction with the management of the University, revealing that the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Professor Rahman Bello has failed them. Calling for freedom of expression and assembly, the students made some demands which they ...

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Students’ Evaluation to be Used as a Criterion for Promotion of Lecturers in UNN

Students’ Evaluation to be Used as a Criterion for Promotion of Lecturers in UNN

University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) has introduced a new criterion for promotion of its lecturers. In a memo signed by the institution’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor J.C Ogbonna, and distributed to all Deans of Faculty, the university said that lecturers whose teaching score falls below 50% (to be determined by student’s evaluation), will be denied their promotion, no matter how well he/she performs in ...

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Photos: Federal University of Technology, Minna students burn down school

Photos: Federal University of Technology, Minna students burn down school

The Federal University of Technology, Minna, was on crisis yesterday evening,  Wednesday 15th January, 2017, after  a student passed on. The student (name withheld) allegedly to have collapsed while playing football within the  school premises and was rushed to the school click for treatment. On getting to the clinic, the patient could not get any treatment because the staffs of ...

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Indecent Dressing: UNILAG releases new dress code for students

Indecent Dressing: UNILAG releases new dress code for students

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) Management, had released a new dress code for students on campus. In a circular released on Tuesday, 7th, February 2017, titled “Dress Code for Students of University of Lagos”. This is borne out of the concern the management has shown on the rising menace of indecent dressing on campus, and instructed all Lecturers and Administrators ...

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Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic ASUP, to commence one week warning strike today

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic ASUP, to commence one week warning strike today

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics ASUP, will begin a one week warning strike today January 30th to end on Sunday February 5th. The Union’s South South and South East coordinator, Dr Chika Ugonwa, made the declaration yesterday in Asaba, the Delta state capital during a press conference. He said the strike became imperative following the refusal of the Federal ...

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Meet the son of a butcher/herb seller who emerged the best graduating medical student at the Onabisi Onabanjo University

Meet the son of a butcher/herb seller who emerged the best graduating medical student at the Onabisi Onabanjo University

Saheed Alabi, the son of a butcher and herb seller, has emerged the best graduating medical student of the Onabisi Onabanjo University , Ago-Iwoye in Ogun state. He had distinction in seven courses out of 10 in the school’s College of Health Sciences.The university will on the day of its convocation slated for January 31st, confer on him a special ...

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Bayelsa approves N10 billion to upgrade school facilities

Bayelsa approves N10 billion to upgrade school facilities

The government of Bayelsa State and relevant stakeholders in civil service administration on Wednesday in Yenagoa endorsed a number of reforms aimed at restructuring the public service for effective delivery. The meeting was also aimed at checking the syndrome of ghost workers and other unwholesome practices. While the stakeholders of his commitment to reposition the state public service, Governor Henry ...

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JAMB Registration 2017/18 Starting Date

JAMB Registration 2017/18 Starting Date

2017/2018 CBT, JAMB registration form is out on the website at jamb.org.ng Intending JAMB candidates should note that JAMB CBT registration was scheduled to start on the 20th of December, 2016, and scheduled to come to a close on 9th of February, 2017. This has not been started and JAMB has not announced a new date.  The 2017/2018 registration fee is ₦6,500. The #6,500 is the sum of ...

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OOU 25th/26th Convocation Programme of Events 2017 and Gown collection procedure

OOU 25th/26th Convocation Programme of Events 2017 and Gown collection procedure

Olabisi Onabanjo University, OOU 25th and 26th convocation ceremony holding in 2017 programme of events has been released for the general public to see. The Vice-Chancellor, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Professor Saburi Adejimi Adesanya, on behalf of Senate, Staff and Students invites the general public to the 25th/26th Convocation Ceremonies for the award of Higher Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, First Degree, Diploma ...

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NYSC postpones the orientation course for all prospective corp members posted to Borno state

NYSC postpones the orientation course for all prospective corp members posted to Borno state

The 2016 Batch ‘B’ (Stream II) Orientation Course was scheduled to commence in all the NYSC Orientation Camps nationwide on Tuesday, 24th January, 2017.However, prospective corp members posted to Borno state, who were supposed to report for the course in the camp venue indicated in their Call-up letters, have been informed of a postponement.According to the National Youth Service Corps ...

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