I wrote SSCE 17 times because I wanted to pass without cheating – UniBen Graduate

The story of his determination to succeed at all costs was aptly demonstrated when he wrote his Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) 17 times before he gained admission into UNIBEN. In this interview with Vanguard , Ahmadu speaks on his life. How did you write SSCE 17 times and passed before you gained admission? I […]

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EFCC arrests operators, trainees of ‘yahoo Academy’ in Akwa Ibom

Allegedly used solely for the training of youngsters in various aspects of cyber criminality. During the raid on Essien Essien Street, Ikot Ibiok village in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, 23 suspects including operators and trainees were arrested. The suspects were between the ages of 19 and 35. They have confessed that […]

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47 Nigerian men plead not guilty to homosexuality charge

Forty-seven Nigerian men pleaded innocent on Wednesday to a charge of public show of affection with members of the same sex, an offence that carries a 10-year jail term. Homosexuality is outlawed in many socially conservative African societies where some religious groups brand it a corrupting Western import. The Nigerian men, who appeared at a […]

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Babcock student is overall national best in Law School Bar exams

A Babcock University (BU) graduate of Law, Mayowa Mubashir Abiru, has emerged Nigeria’s overall best at the 2019 Law School Bar Exams. Abiru, who made a Second Class Upper credit from Babcock, is one of the 10 BU alumni with a First Class grade at the Bar exams. Also, Babcock University ranked third among universities […]

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Domestic workers steal Jewellery worth N234m from Lagos celebrity

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two domestic workers, Alex Obinyan and Ayuba Samson, for allegedly stealing jewelry worth N243m in the Lekki area of the state. It was gathered that Obinyan, a cleaner, and Samson, a car washer, allegedly stole a Cuban diamond neck chain as […]

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NYSC approves white, shoulder-length hijab for corps members

The National Youth Service Corps has said that it will allow female corps members, who are Muslims, to use white, shoulder-length hijabs for religious purposes. The NYSC added that only three types of dressing used for different occasions would be acceptable for corps members. The corps stated this in a document exclusively obtained by our […]

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Boy, 17, commits suicide in Ekiti

The body of a 17-year-old boy, Opeyemi Oluwafemi, has been found hanging from a tree at Epe Ekiti in the Ijero Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Sources in the community believed the boy might have been compelled to take his life over alleged maltreatment by his father, who was said to be fond of […]

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10 youths to win N10m grant as FG kick-starts 59th Independence activities

The Federal Government Monday started activities to mark Nigeria’s 59th Independence Day Celebration. Nigeria got her independence from Britain on 1st October, 1960. Speaking during the 59th Independence Day Celebration press briefing at the Radio House, Abuja, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, thanked God for preserving the nation to […]

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Housewife kills 3-day-old baby in Niger

Harela Uba, the housewife arrested for killing a three-day old baby Police in Niger have arrested a 22-year-old housewife, Harela Uba, of Shakodna village, Shiroro Local Government Area of the State for allegedly killing a three-day-old baby boy in the area. The Commissioner of Police in the State, Alhaji Adamu Usman, disclosed this in Minna […]

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UNN student attempts suicide, rescued

The Enugu State Police Command says a student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), on Saturday drank a substance believed to be ‘Sniper’ insecticide in a bid to take her life. The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu […]

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Nigeria’s robotics engineer Adekunle shuts down business

Nigeria-born Silas Adekunle has shut down Reach Robotics, the Bristol, United Kingdom-based consumer robotics company, that he co-founded a few years ago. He said he’s going to focus on new things. Adekunle made the announcement on LinkedIn. One of the Co-founders John Rees confirmed that “the decision has been made to close the business and […]

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9-Year-Old Nigerian Boy Who Has Built Over 30 Mobile Games

At just 9-years-old, Basil Okpara is making a name for himself in the area of coding and gaming. Like many others his age, Basil loves to play games but his fascination with gaming does not end at playing, his curious mind has led him into coding, leading him to come with dozens of game ideas. […]

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NYSC Ready To Prosecute Fake Corps Members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has warned that any prospective Corps Member that report for registration at any of its Orientation Camps across the country with fake documents would be handed over to the law enforcement agents for prosecution. The Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim gave this warning while addressing staff of the National […]

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International Youth Day 2019: NYCN Urges FG to Improve Educational Crisis

August 12th 2019, marks the International Youth Day with the theme “Transforming Education “. In response to this, The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has resolved practical solutions in solving the educational crisis ongoing in the country and the positive impacts of Education in the country which could ideally serve as a means in […]

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Amb. Ali Magaji withdraws from faction, Urges Others To Submit To Com. Bello Shagari As The NYCN President

After an elective congress was held in Gombe state in July 2018 where Comrade Bello Bala Shagari emerged as the national president with his executive members, the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) have been faced with crisis as a result of two individuals parading themselves as the National President which has resulted to a lot of controversy.

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