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15 students allegedly beat colleague to death after accusing him of homosexuality

The Police Command in Jigawa said it has arrested 15 students over the death of their colleague in Yankwashi Local Government Area of the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Jinjiri Abdu, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of [...]

August 11, 2017 Education

91-year-old Grandma Graduates From University In Thailand

A 91-year-old grandma became the oldest person to graduate from university in Thailand on Wednesday, receiving her bachelor’s degree from King Maha Vajiralongkorn. Escorted by her family, Kimlun Jinakul travelled more than 700 km from the northern province of Phayao [...]

August 9, 2017 Education
Nigerian university students, workers force judge to reverse ruling

Nigerian university students, workers force judge to reverse ruling on VC accused of fraud

The Federal High Court sitting in Ede, Osun State, has amended its earlier verdict sending Anthony Elujoba, the former Vice chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, to Ilesha prisons. The reversal came after workers and students of the school protested and [...]

July 12, 2017 Education
Teachers Protest Against Council Autonomy In Oyo

Teachers Protest Against Council Autonomy In Oyo

The Oyo State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), yesterday staged a peaceful protest against the proposed local governments’ autonomy in Ibadan, the capital city. They said if local governments autonomy was imperative for the federal and state [...]

June 29, 2017 Education
Social Intellectual Progressive (SIP) Abacus

Malaysia Inaugurates New Mathematics Method In Nigeria

The Malaysian High Commissioner, Mr Datum Lim, has inaugurated the Social Intellectual Progressive (SIP) Abacus that would help strengthen the bridge in mathematical learning in Nigeria. Lim made the inauguration and presentation of the SIP and Brain Gym on Wednesday [...]

June 22, 2017 Education
Christian Religious Knowledge

FG Denies Removing CRK From Secondary School Curriculum

The Federal Ministry of Education has debunked reports that Christian Religious Knowledge, CRK, has been removed as a subject of study from the curriculum of public secondary schools in Nigeria while Islamic Religious Studies, IRS, has been reintroduced. Debunking the [...]

June 21, 2017 Education
Christian Children Are Now Forced By The School Curriculum To Select Between Islamic Religious Knowledge And French

Christian Children Are Now Forced By The School Curriculum To Select Between Islamic Religious Knowledge And French

The educational curriculum in Nigeria has been changed. Christian children who hitherto could study Christian religious studies in schools are now forced by the curriculum to select between Islamic religious knowledge and french. There are a negligible number of French [...]

June 19, 2017 Education
Bayelsa Teachers Owed 10 Months Salaries

Bayelsa Teachers Owed 10 Months Salaries

Teachers in Bayelsa state have not been paid salaries for 10 months and have resolved to embark on an industrial action. The state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), on Sunday threatened to commence a three-day warning strike [...]

April 30, 2017 Education

JAMB Adopts e-PIN Vending To Prevent Fraud – Official

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it introduced the new e-PIN vending registration for candidates to prevent fraud in its examination. JAMB Acting Zonal Coordinator in Nasarawa State, Moses Akobu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on [...]

March 29, 2017 Education
Taraba Pupils Protest Over Non-Payment Of Their Teachers’ Salaries

Taraba Pupils Protest Over Non-Payment Of Their Teachers’ Salaries

Primary school pupils in Jalingo, the capital of Taraba State, yesterday marched through major streets in protest against the unpaid salaries of their teachers. The pupils, who carried various placards, chanted that the state government’s failure to pay their teachers [...]

March 23, 2017 Education
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