WAEC POSTPONES EXAMINATION OVER COVID-19

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) on Friday postponed indefinitely the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) over the Coronavirus pandemic. The WAEC’s Head of National Office, Mr. Patrick Areghan, said in a statement the examination scheduled to begin April 6 was postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country. He said the…

CORONAVIRUS : LAGOS TO SHUT DOWN SCHOOLS FROM MONDAY

The Lagos State Government has announced the closure of public and private schools, effective Monday, next week. A statement by the Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Folashade Adefisayo, said the measure is to check the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic in the state.This came hours after the administration of Governor Babajide Sanwo Olu, banned religious…

EX-UNILAG LECTURER JAILED 21 YEARS

An Ikeja High Court on Thursday sentenced a former part-time lecturer in the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akin Baruwa, to 21 years imprisonment for raping an 18-year-old admission seeker. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Justice Josephine Oyefeso while sentencing Baruwa, described his action as heinous.Oyefeso held that the sentence should serve as…

NUC uncovers 100 fake professors in universities

 The National Universities Commission has said it has uncovered about 100 fake professors across Nigerian universities. The NUC Executive Secretary, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, stated this in the November edition of the commission’s bulletin, obtained by our correspondent. The ES noted that the commission published the details of the fake professors on its website and also…

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…

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…

241 University of Ibadan students make first class

The University of Ibadan, Ibadan on Tuesday graduated 7,430 students with 241 of them making first-class honours from various degree programmes and faculties in its 2017/2018 academic session. Miss Ebhomielen Ofure Mary from the Department of Computer Science broke record by graduating with 7.0 CGPA. In her brief remarks, she urged her fellow graduands to…