Sanwo-Olu gifts LASU’s best graduating student N10m

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has gifted the best graduating student of the Lagos State University (LASU) for the 2023/2024 session, Olaniyi Olawale, N10 million. Governor Sanwo-Olu made the donation yesterday during the 27th convocation ceremony at the Buba Marwa Auditorium in LASU. Olawale graduated from the Accounting Education Department with a cumulative CGPA of […]

Students loan application portal opens May 24 – NELFUND boss

The portal will be opened on May 24 to enable students apply for education loans, the Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND), has announced. NELFUND Managing Director Akintunde Sawyer said through the portal, students can now access loans to pursue their academic aspirations without financial constraints. He spoke in Abuja yesterday through a statement issued by […]

School Bullying: Student sues Abuja school for N500m, public apology

Namitra Bwala, the student at the centre of a recently viral video depicting her being bullied by fellow students, on Monday, has initiated legal proceedings against Lead British International School, Gwarimpa, Abuja. On April 22, an X user, #mooyeeeeeee, posted videos of a female student of Lead British International School, who was seen being bullied […]

BREAKING: Bandits abduct Kogi varsity students

Bandits on Thursday night invaded the Confluence University of Science and Technology, Osara, Okene in Kogi State and abducted some students. An eyewitness account indicated that the bandits swooped on the university around 9pm while the students were reading for their upcoming exams. The source said that the bandits came in through the bush, went […]

Insecurity: Kaduna to relocate 359 schools over banditry

The Kaduna State Governor, Senator Uba Sani, on Wednesday, lamented the drop in enrolment of pupils into schools across the state. Sani, who expressed concern over the development, linked it to the spate of insecurity, occasioned by kidnapping, banditry and other related crimes, in the state. He disclosed that the government had begun a move […]

2024 WASSCE: 1.8m candidates set to take exams

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has said 1.8 million candidates will sit for this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for School Candidates. The examination begins today and ends on Monday, June 24. A statement by the Head of WAEC’s Nigeria National Office, Dr. Josiah Dangut, said candidates from 22,229 schools registered […]

School bullying: Bovi commends Namtira’s calmness

Stand-up comedian Bovi Ugboma has weighed in on the viral video of a female student of Lead British school who bullied her fellow classmate, Namtira Bwala. Bovi expressed delight there are well-raised children who are soft, meek, and civil. Bovi lauded Namtira for being calm, even though she could have been afraid but didn’t whimper […]

NECO reschedules 2024 NCEE into Fed Govt Unity Colleges

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has re-scheduled the 2024 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Federal Unity Colleges. The council also rescheduled the entrance examination into Federal Government Academy, Suleja, Niger state. The National Common Entrance Examination, which was earlier scheduled to hold on April 20, will now hold on June 1, 2024. Read Also: […]

FULL LIST: Covenant University emerges best in Nigeria, beats UI, UNILAG, others

The Times Higher Education has released the 2024 World universities rankings across 108 countries and regions. In Nigeria, 39 universities appeared on the list with Covenant University taking the number one spot. The University of Ibadan comes second while Federal University of Technology, Akure and University of Lagos takes third and fourth positions respectively. Globally, […]

WAEC blacklists Abia schools over malpractice

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has barred some secondary schools in Abia State from participating in the regional body’s examination over involvement in examination malpractice. Commissioner for Education Prof. Uche Eme Uche, who disclosed this during a press briefing in Umuahia, the state capital, said that the state had just been informed by WAEC […]