Anambra Govt shuts private schools for flouting COVID-19 protocols

The Anambra State Government has announced the closure and withdrawal of approval of Royal Ambassador’s Schools in Onitsha, for flouting COVID-19 prevention protocols. Dr Christy Obiano, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Basic Education, in a statement on Thursday said that the closure would serve as a lesson to others. According to him, the school violated the... Continue Reading →

Kidnappers abduct two students in Nasarawa

Two students, Endurance Bako of the University of Jos and Happy Bako, an SS1 student have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Wulko, Nasarawa Eggon local government area of Nasarawa state. While his sisters are still in custody of the kidnappers, the mother who was shot twice on her leg by the kidnappers is currently... Continue Reading →

Four Osun secondary school students arrested for injuring Peace Corps members

Four secondary school students of Osun State have been arrested and handed over to the police for injuring Peace Corps members in two schools. The injured Peace Corps members were hospitalized following the attack by the students. A statement by the Hon Commissioner for Education, Hon Folorunsbo Oladoyin on Monday disclosed that four students have... Continue Reading →

Bandits Kill 11 in Kaduna Community

Eleven people have been reportedly killed while several others were said to have been injured when gunmen invaded Albasu village, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. This came as students of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, are said to be in captivity following the attacks on motorists along the Kaduna-Abuja road on Sunday.... Continue Reading →

Nigerian University Suspends Two Students Over Facebook Posts

The management of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has suspended two students for one academic session for allegedly making inciting posts on their social media handles. The affected students are Sunday Idongesit Okpokpo of the Department of Political Science and Chibuzor Remmy of the Department of Educational Management. According to a... Continue Reading →

Ex-Niger Delta militants petition Buhari over unpaid allowances

The coalition of the 2017/2018 set of Niger-Delta amnesty students in some universities across the Niger Delta region has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over unpaid allowances. The coalition copied the Senate president, speaker of the House of Representatives, deputy senate president, Senate and House committees on Niger Delta affairs, and the minister of Niger Delta... Continue Reading →

Polytechnic Ibadan postpones examination over students’ protest

The Polytechnic Ibadan on Monday said that it has postponed the first semester examination for the 2019/2020 session in the institution. It was gathered that the examination was slated to commenced today (Monday). The student noted that the decision was taken in view of the protest embarked upon by the students who protested against inability to... Continue Reading →

NANS ‘fires’ at Gov Abiodun giving N5m, 2-bedroom flat to BBNaija winner, Laycon

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), on Wednesday, lambasted Governor Dapo Abiodun for giving N5 miillion and a 3-bedroom bungalow to Laycon, asking him to rescind what it called his reckless action. Laycon, whose real name is Olamilekan Agbelesebioba, is the winner of the 2020 Lockdown Edition of the Big Brother Naija show. But... Continue Reading →

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