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Fayemi appoints Prof. Olanipekun as new VC EKSU

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has approved the appointment of Prof Edward Olorunsola Olanipekun, as the new Vice Chancellor , Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti. Olanipekun, a professor of Chemistry is former Dean, School of Post Graduate Studies of the University. The appointment takes immediate effect.

Nigerian professor impregnates 16-year-old student

Indications are that a professor and former head of the department of criminology at the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Adewole Atere, had sex with and impregnated a teenage student of his department, Precious Azuka. The victim, Azuka, was in her first semester at the university when she met the don in March 2017. She…

WAEC: Gov. Zulum approves fees for 24,323 Borno pupils

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has approved the release of N152.6 million to settle the registration fees of twenty four thousand, three hundred and twenty three indigenous pupils in the state, who sat for the May/June 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations conducted by the West African Examinations Council, WAEC. Special Adviser…

Embezzlement: Allegation baseless – Ogscohtech staff

The academic staff members of Ogun State College of Health Technology (OGSCOHTECH), Ilese-Ijebu, says allegation levelled against its Provost, Dr. Abiodun Oladunjoye is totally malicious, unfunded and a bit to scuttle the academic calendar of the college. The Dean, Students Affairs, Mr. Agboola Olayinka stated this at a peaceful protest stagged within the college campus…

WAEC releases WASSCE, withholds 180,205 results

A total of 1,020,519 candidates who sat for the 2019 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for schools obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects including English Language and Mathematics. Mr Olu Adenipekun, Head of National Office (HNO), West African Examinations Council (WAEC), gave the figure while announcing the release…

US universities offer $7.5m scholarships to Nigerian students

More than 303 Nigerian students from the 17 states of southern Nigeria have received at least $7.5 million in full or partial scholarships from 225 American universities and colleges to study in the United States for the 2019-2020 academic session. Acting United States Consul General Osman Tat disclosed this in Lagos on Tuesday during the…

Ibadan Poly burns phones seized from students during exams

The management of the Ibadan Polytechnic, Ibadan has stood its ground its on curbing examination malpractices ,saying the act erodes integrity ,academic excellence and discipline. The Deputy Rector of the institution, Bayo Oyeleke, while addressing journalists Wednesday, at the Ibadan campus of the institution said the authorities have resolved to ensuring that the examinations of…

Knowledge economy will turn brain drain to gain, says Fayemi,

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has said that the Knowledge Economy which is one of the five pillars of his administration’s developmental agenda is geared towards turning ‘brain drain’ in the State to ‘brain gain’. Dr Fayemi disclosed this while speaking as a Special Guest of Honour at the 9th annual Law Week of…

PRNigeria rewards First Class Mass Comm graduate

-as NIPR Revives Students’ PR Award PRNigeria has presented the 2018/2019 ‘Best Graduating Student’ of Department of Mass Communication, Bayero University Kano (BUK), Mr. Usman Bello Balarabe, with a cash prize of N50,000 and also a ‘Certificate of Merit.’ Dr Hajara Sanda and Hajia Binta Gambo at PRNigeria Award for First Class Mass Comm Graduate…

Sanwo-Olu begins assessment tour of public schools

..Rehabilitation Of Facilities Commences During Holiday  The Lagos State government has commenced the implementation of its plan to improve quality of education in all state-owned schools, with the tour of schools on Monday by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to physically assess the state of facilities. The Governor said immediate repairs and rehabilitation of dilapidated facilities would…

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