How YABATECH graduate committed suicide for damaging a car
Barely two weeks to the commencement of his one year National Youth Service Scheme, a graduate of the Yaba College of Technology, Oluwamuyiwa Oluwagbemileke, aka Spartacus, has ended his life. The 27-year-old graduate of electrical engineering reportedly took a poison on Wednesday after he was blamed for damaging a... Read more
Buhari backs El-Rufai on planned teachers’ sacking
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday backed the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-rufai’s planned sacking of 21,780 teachers who recently failed the competency test conducted by the state government. Buhari made his position know at a special retreat of the Federal Executive Council on the challenges facing the Education sector... Read more
JAMB bans pens, watches during 2018 UTME
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has banned the use of wristwatches and pens during the conduct of its 2018 test. The board’s Registrar, Prof Is’haq Oloyede disclosed this to newsmen on the sideline of the sensitisation workshop for Computer Based Test centre owners on Wednesday in Lagos. According... Read more
Ekiti college of education workers protest over eight month arrears
Academic activities have been paralysed for two days at the College of Education, Ikere- Ekiti as workers of the institution are protesting against unpaid eight month arrears of their salaries. The protest which started on Monday continued on Tuesday as the angry workers chanting solidarity songs blocked the college’s... Read more
IBB University gets $30m TETFund grant for research
The Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University ( IBB ), Lapai in Niger on Wednesday said it received 30 million dollars grant from Tertiary Education Trust Fund ( TETFund ) for critical research projects. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Muhammad Maiturare, made this known in Lapai when executive members of Correspondent Chapel... Read more
Muslim bags PhD in christian studies
A Muslim, Prof. Rasheed Jimoh-Ijaodola, has bagged a doctorate degree ( PhD ) in Christian studies at the University of Ilorin. Jimoh-Ijaodola is a Professor of Law and  Dean, Oba Erediauwa College of Law of Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo. A statement signed by Mr Obajide Ilugbo, Head, Public & External... Read more
Nasarawa sacks polytechnic rector, others
The Nasarawa State Government has sacked the rector, registrar and bursar of the state polytechnic, Lafia with immediate effect. A statement by Malam Mohammed Abdullahi, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), issued to newsmen in Lafia on Thursday, also said the government would investigate activities at the institution since... Read more
EFCC arrests deacon for defrauding RCCG, school of N47.9m
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a deacon of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Cyril Idakwoji, and handed over two cheques covering N11.9m to the church. The anti-graft agency also recovered N36m belonging to Jephthah International School and stolen by Idakwoji. The amount was said to... Read more
Kwara gets new NYSC Coordinator
The Director-General of NYSC, Brig.-Gen. Zakari Kazaure, has appointed Mr Amaefule Remigius as the new State Coordinator of the corps for Kwara. The NYSC state Public Relations Officer, Mr Oladipo Morakinyo, said this in a statement in Ilorin on Wednesday. It said the new coordinator would take over from... Read more
NYSC Requirements for Registration/Mobilization
Graduates are to visit the Nysc portal via www.nysc.org.ng for online registration and bio-metric data capture. Here is a list of requirements that will qualify you for registration and mobilization. 1. Prospective Corps members should ensure that they have functional e-mail addresses that they can access and Nigerian (GSM) telephone numbers... Read more