Tag: Students

University of Port Harcourt Students Have Grounded Academic Activities

University of Port Harcourt students have grounded academic activities in the institution over a new school fees policy introduced by the management. The protesting students said they would not accept the school’s new policy of no fee no examination, adding that it was a means of mistreating the students. The students[Read More…]

WAEC Threatens To Withhold Results Of Students In 19 States Over Debt

The West Africa Examinations Council, WAEC has threatened to withhold the results of students in 19 states that sat for the May/June 2015 WASSCE over nonpayment of candidates’ registration fees by their state governments. Different state Governments had pledged to pay the WAEC fees of their state residents as part[Read More…]

UPDATE: 147 Killed In #GarissaAttack In Kenya; Siege Over As Four Terrorists Are Killed

By Chris Nomjov It’s been a dark day for the people of Kenya as the death toll in the Thursday morning attack on Garissa University, in northeastern Kenya, by Somali insurgents, al-Shabaab has risen to 147 and the siege has ended, the country’s disaster response agency said. “UPDATE: 147 fatalities[Read More…]

Breaking: 14 Killed And Many Injured As Islamist Group, Al-Shabaab Attack Garissa University In Kenya

By Chris Nomjov A large number of gunmen, believed to be Islamist militants, al-Shabaab have killed at least 14 people on Thursday when they stormed a university campus near Kenya’s border with Somalia, taking Christian students hostage and battling security forces over several hours. Police and soldiers surrounded and sealed[Read More…]

21-Year-Old Student Killed At Party He Organized For Girlfriend In Ondo

by Chukwu Obi & Agency reports  A 21-year-old student has been killed by suspected cultists at a party he organized for his lover in Ondo town, Ondo West LGA of Ondo State. The student, simply identified as Bolaji, was allegedly a member of a rival cult group. Bolaji, organized a[Read More…]

Redeemers University Allegedly Suspends 22 Students For Not Attending Church Service

Reports says, Nigeria’s Prestigious Christian University, Redeemers College suspends 22 students today for missing church services and other related activities. A student who doesn’t want his name mentioned told NewsWireNGR said the suspension only applies to students said to have missed the services in campus. She said, “The students have[Read More…]

JAMB Registration Closes January 30th

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Thursday, declared January 30th, as the closing date for registration in this year’s examination. A statement signed by the spokesperson of JAMB, Fabian Benjamin and made available to NAN, in Lagos noted that over 1.4 million candidates had registered for the first[Read More…]

Boko Haram: Benue Government Evacuates Students From Mubi, Adamawa State

The Benue Government said it had commenced the evacuation of students from Mubi in Adamawa following the recent attack on the town by insurgents. The Chief of Staff to the State Governor, Prof. Saint Gbilekaa, disclosed this when he received the first batch of the students from Adamawa in Makurdi[Read More…]

Alkasim Abdulkadir: Nigeria, Redressing The 1 Teacher To 350 Students Dismal Ratio

It is no longer news that approximately 10.5 million kids are out of school in Nigeria, in proper context 1 out of 7 school children are out of school at the moment. This is one of the highest out of school figures globally; however, the odds are still greater against[Read More…]

University Of Lagos Announce Reversal Of Student Fees

The management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has immediately pronounced a reversal of the hiked fees for course registration, and other charges. Addressing the students, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic & Research, Prof. Babajide Alo, directed that the imposition of various charges on students to register separately for General[Read More…]