11 Nigerian Universities are substandard – NUC

The National Universities Commission, NUC, on Thursday denied 11 private universities operating in Nigeria full operational licenses for their inability to meet set standards three years after they were issued provisional licenses. Speaking at the presentation of the full operational licenses to nine other private universities, the NUC Executive Secretary, Julius Okojie, said the 11 affected private universities were given two years to get their full operational licenses, but failed to get in in three. The affected universities are Wesley University of Science and Technology, Landmark University, Rhema University, Samuel…

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Adeleke University Offers 18-Year Old Girl Rape’d By UNILAG Lecturer Admission

The management of Adeleke University, Ede in Osun State, has offered the 18-year old girl who was seeking admission in UNILAG but got raped by a part-time lecturer of the institution, Mr Akin Baruwa. The school management said they got touched that she wanted to further her education but got raped instead. We are willing to grant her admission, the VC said.

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Students Of Federal College Of Agriculture, Ibadan Protest Death Of Student

Students of the Federal College of Agriculture, Moore Plantation, Apata, Ibadan, took to Ibadan-Abeokuta expressway the road which their school is located to protest the death of one of their students who was knocked down at the front of the school gate by a learner. According to the students, one of them, simply known as Aminu was knocked down by a learner yesterday as he attempted to cross the express road. He will be the 3rd student to die this week as two people were earlier knocked down during the…

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Rivers state students in the UK cry out, say they’ve been abandoned, facing deportation

Students who were sponsored to a UK university by the Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency (RSSDA) under the River State government have reached out to LIB, saying they have been abandoned by their state government. They say their school fees have not been paid for two years and their visas have been curtailed. Below is what a student wrote in; We are 2nd year students with the university of Huddersfield currently hoping to progress to final year by September or going on placement as some of us have chosen. It…

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Secondary School Female Student Commits Suicide Over Love Affair In Ilorin

A 14 year-old girl yesterday committed suicide in Ilorin after a disagreement with her boyfriend who allegedly threatened to kill her over an affair with another lover. Aishat Oba, a Junior Secondary School (JSS 3) student of Burihanudeen UBE School, Isale-Koko Ilorin, was said to have taken a poisonous substance believed to be an insecticide at Ile-Olowo Compound in Opo-Malu Area of the city. Her boyfriend, Rafiu, is presently on the run, while the second lover was arrested by the police yesterday. Aishat would have turned 15 years on September…

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Two high school students killed in dormitory fire | See Photos

2 students of Stephjoy Boys Christian High School in Ndeiya, Kiambu County, Kenya died early yesterday morning Monday August 3rd after a fire broke out in their dormitory. Ian Kamau, 16 and Edwin Mugo, 15 perished in the fire while eight others were injured. One of them who sustained serious burns was taken to Kenyatta National Hospital while the other seven were admitted to Tigoni Hospital in Limuru. Kiambu County Police Commander, James Mugera said the fire started at about 1 am on Monday while most of the students were…

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MFM offers N91 mil to 180 First class graduates

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries on Saturday offered financial rewards of N91 million to its members who earned first class grades from different universities across the country. The General Overseer of MFM, Dr. Daniel Olukoya, made the announcement in Lagos at the monthly live broadcast programme of the church, tagged, “Power Must Change Hands,”. He said 180 first class graduates in the 2014 academic year and two others who received NYSC Presidential honours after completing the National Youth Service Corps would get N500,000 each. Olukoya said the first class honours…

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WAEC Threatens To Withhold 19 States Results Over Debts

Hundreds of candidates who sat for the May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination may not have their results released in the next two weeks, the West African Examinations Council has announced. No fewer than 19 states of the federation owe the council about N4bn examination registration fees. The WAEC Head of National Office, Lagos, Mr. Charles Eguridu, announced this on Monday at a briefing in Lagos. He, however, failed to make public the affected states. Eguridu said, “A total number of 19 states in the country owe the Council…

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