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Nigeria’s 2017 Best Medical Graduate

Butcher’s Son – Nigeria’s 2017 Best Medical Graduate

Nigeria’s 2017 Best Medical Graduate – The newly inducted doctor who is believed to be the Nigerian best Medical graduating student this year, spoke with Vanguard extensively on his achievements, ambition and challenges. Excerpts. WHO is Saheed Alabi ? I [...]

January 27, 2017 Education
Bauchi Girls Abandon Schools To ‘Raise Money For Their Wedding’

Bauchi Girls Abandon Schools To ‘Raise Money For Their Wedding’

Bauchi Girls Abandon Schools To ‘Raise Money For Their Wedding’: Maryam Begel, the chairperson of the committee on women affairs of the Bauchi State house of assembly, on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 revealed that female students in some schools in [...]

October 28, 2016 Education
Bayelsa Schools Shut

Bayelsa Schools Shut As Teachers On Strike Over 7-Months Salary Arrears

Bayelsa Schools Shut As Teachers On Strike Over 7-Months Salary – Public primary and secondary schools in Bayelsa have not yet begun the 2016/2017 session due to inability for government to pay teachers their seven months salary arrears. According to [...]

October 6, 2016 Education

Some Candidates Forget Expo In Answer Booklets – WAEC

In a hurry to submit their answer booklets to invigilators, some candidates forget their expo (materials used for examination malpractice) in the booklets, the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has said. The council also noted that some other candidates use [...]

September 23, 2016 Education
Economic Recession

Economic Recession: Parents Withdraw Children From Private Schools

Economic Recession: AS school children resume from the long vacation, Hope for Nigeria gathered that parents have started withdrawing their children from private schools to public ones, attributing their action to the harsh economic situation in the country. Parents and [...]

September 21, 2016 Education

‘Born-again’ Student ‘Withdraws’ From UNILORIN, Says My O’level Obtained Through Malpractices

Year Three Sociology ‘born-again’ student of the University of Ilorin, UNILORIN, Kwara State, Mr. Abolarin Jephthah, has purportedly notified the university’s authorities of his decision to withdraw from the institution, confessing that he obtained the results of his West African [...]

September 12, 2016 Education
Jonathan’s N700m Almajiri Schools

Jonathan’s N700m Almajiri Schools Too Expensive To Run – Adamawa Govt

Jonathan’s N700m Almajiri Schools – The Adamawa State Government has said the multi-million Almajiri schools established by former President Goodluck Jonathan have yet to become operational because they are too expensive to run.     This was made known in [...]

September 8, 2016 Education
Jonathan Goodluck

More UMTE Candidates To Be Admitted – President Jonathan.

It has not been a good news to Nigeria UMTE candidates that sat for JAMB examination last Saturday, as the Minister for Education, Prof. Ruqayyatu Rufai announced that only 520,000 of the 1,720,000 candidates will get admission into our Universities [...]

August 23, 2016 Education
Hijab In Lagos Schools

Court Reinstates Use Of Hijab In Lagos Schools

Hijab In Lagos Schools – The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has reversed the judgment of a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja which on October 17, 2014 banned the use of hijab in Lagos State public primary [...]

July 22, 2016 Education

Bauchi MP Faces Forgery Charges

The Bauchi State Commissioner of Justice has indicated interest to take over criminal prosecution of certificate forgery charge earlier filed by Ibrahim Angale of Congress for Progressive (CPC) against Yakubu Ahmed Mohammed of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) representing Bauchi Central [...]

July 3, 2016 Education
The Niger Delta Youth Association

Complete Maritime Varsity project, N/Delta Group tells FG

ASABA- The Niger Delta Youth Association Worldwide has advised the Federal Government to complete the Maritime University project in Okerenkoko in Gbaramatu kingdom, Warri South West of Delta State.   The group during a press briefing in the United Kingdom, [...]

June 30, 2016 Education

Hijab: Religious Crisis Looms In Osun

As students of public primary and secondary schools in Osun State resume today after June 12 public holiday, there are strong indications that Christians and Muslims in the state are poised for serious showdown over the use of hijab by [...]

June 14, 2016 Education
jessica eruchalu - Hope for Nigeria

Nigerian Jessica Eruchalu Celebrated In Canada, First Black Head Girl at Trinity College In 151 years.

Another Nigerian Child, Miss Jessica Eruchalu, has became a source of pride to the West African country by excelling brilliantly in her academic pursuit and other school related activities. Miss Eruchala was chosen as the Head girl of her school, [...]

June 11, 2016 Education

ASSU Showdown With UNIZIK Vice Chancellor.

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, has threatened a showdown with the Vice Chancellor, Professor Boniface Egboka, over alleged violationof the directive of the visitor, President Goodluck Jonathan, on the appointment of Senate members [...]

June 2, 2016 Education

Education Ministry Removes CRK From Nigerian School Curriculum

The Federal Ministry of Education has announced that in order to reduce the workload of primary and junior secondary pupils, they will be cutting down subjects from 20 to a maximum of ten subjects under the nine-year basic educational curriculum [...]

April 21, 2016 Education
Ugwuonah Chinemerem

Amazing! 22-year-old Nigerian Student in Ukraine Effectively Combines Medical Studies and a Budding Fashion Enterprise

There are few entrepreneurs who combine work with the rigors of higher institution but 22-year-old Ugwuonah Chinemerem can take it all within her stride. .The 5th year medical student seamlessly blends her hair stylist business with studies at the Lviv [...]

April 11, 2016 Education, Societal issues
Smart Nigerian Kids

British’s Smartest Family is Black And Nigerian

British’s Smartest Family is Black And Nigerian   British’s Smartest Family is Black And Nigerian – Peter and Paula Imafidon, 9-year-old twins living at Waltham Forest in northeast London , are a part of the highest-achieving clan in the history of [...]

January 20, 2016 Education
African Universities

Top 100 Universities in Africa 2012… 9 Nigerian Universities Listed

An international online Universities and Colleges ranking directory ( has published its currenttop 100 Universities and Colleges in Africa. The top 10 on the list are universities in South Africa and Egypt while other universities from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Ghana, Morocco and even Sudan lead favourably against nine Nigerian Universities [...]

January 15, 2016 Education
University Lecturers

VCs, Lecturers Disagree Over Scrapping Of UTME, NECO

Scrapping Of UTME – Diverse reactions have trailed Federal Government’s decision to scrap the National Examinations Council, NECO, as well as the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME, just as the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB, Thursday restated its commitment to [...]

August 28, 2015 Education
See list of illegal universities in Nigeria has declared by NUC

See list of illegal universities in Nigeria has declared by NUC

The National Universities Commission recently released a list of illegal degree awarding institutions operating in Nigeria. [covertplayersinglevideo trvideoid=”JvEGeaatg4w” trdisplaytype=”5″ trnumbervideosdisplay=”” trvideoperpage=”36″ trthumbnailwidth=”155″ trthumbnailheight=”100″ trpopupwidth=”500″ trpopupheight=”350″ trvideoalign=”left” trytautohide=”0″ trytautoplay=”1″ trytcontrols=”0″ trytrelvideo=”0″ trytshowlogo=”1″ trytshowtitle=”0″ tryttheme=”dark” trythighquality=”hd720″]The list was made available to the [...]

August 27, 2015 Education, Video
FG To Build 100 Almajiri Schools

FG To Build 100 Almajiri Schools

Almajiri Schools – Nigeria’s Vice President Namadi Sambo has said the Federal Government will establish 100 “Almajiri” Special Schools across the nation as part of its efforts to prevent street begging. [covertplayersinglevideo trvideoid=”r04Na90wOTM” trdisplaytype=”5″ trnumbervideosdisplay=”” trvideoperpage=”36″ trthumbnailwidth=”155″ trthumbnailheight=”100″ trpopupwidth=”500″ trpopupheight=”350″ trvideoalign=”left” [...]

August 22, 2015 Education

The GAPS Academy Free Pre-University Exam Study Programmes (JAMB And WAEC SSCE)

The programme, called the 90-Day JAMB UTME Study Boot Camp targets young Nigerians writing the 2013 JAMB UTME.     On March 4th 2013, it launched a second platform – a FREE 90-Day WAEC SSCE Boot Camp for students in [...]

August 18, 2015 Education
utperformed by Nigerians

White British children outperformed by Nigerians – UK Think tank.

0utperformed by Nigerians:White British children outperformed by Nigerians – Nigerian Children in various Schools in the United Kingdom have been breaking academic records in Mathematics, Sciences and IT in both Cambridge and GCSE examinations. outperformed by Nigerians:These Nigerian Wizkids outperformed their White [...]

August 6, 2015 Education

Soyinka Wants Nigeria’s Varsities Shut For 2 Years

Soyinka Wants Nigeria’s Varsities Shut For 2 Years – To stem the rot in the Nigeria’s educational system, especially at the tertiary level, the Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called for a shutdown of all tertiary institutions for two years [...]

August 5, 2015 Education
filthy toilets in nigeria

Students Cry Out Over Filthy Toilets In Higher Institutions

An example is the stench in the toilet within the Aliyu Makama Bida female hostel of the University of Lagos. The unpleasant odour can be perceived from the walkway leading to the hostel. There is also the smell of urine [...]

August 3, 2015 Education, Video
Meet The Nigerian Guy Who Scored 5.0 CPGA In Russia To Break World Record1

Meet The Nigerian Guy Who Scored 5.0 CPGA In Russia To Break World Record

Young Dr Victor Olalusi shattered any existing record in Russia with his 5.0 CGPA score. PM News reports that Olalusi, who was the best graduating student in the whole of the Russian Federation in 2013, studied in RNRMU under the [...]

August 3, 2015 Education, Video
Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe – Kano bombing may have hastened his death – Soyinka, Clark.

Chinua Achebe – , have attributed his death to the recent bomb attacks that occurred in Kano. In a joint statement entitled “On the Passing of Chinua Achebe,” the duo noted that his demise might have been fueled by the [...]

August 2, 2015 Education
Dr. Simon Ortuanya,

Enugu Government Shuts Down 43 Illegal Schools

The Enugu State government has announced the closure of 43 private schools in Awgu Local Government Area of the state. The schools were closed for allegedly operating below standard and without government’s approval. Dr. Simon Ortuanya, the state’s commissioner for [...]

July 26, 2015 Education

Students of Special School protest against unemployment, marginalisation

HUNDREDS of hearing impaired persons and students protested on the streets of Benin City where they decried the neglect, marginalisation and abandonment of people with hearing disabilities in the state, just as they appealed to the Edo State government to [...]

July 16, 2015 Education

Oluchibuchi Njere wins Lagoon School’s Overall Best Graduating Student

THE 15th graduation ceremony for the 2015/2016 outgoing students of the Lagoon Schools, Lekki, was held recently in Lagos. Parents, guardians, guests and well-wishers were present to celebrate with the students as awards were given to the Top 5 graduating [...]

July 16, 2015 Education

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