My parents never believed in educating the girl child — Bauchi gov’s wife

The wife of Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, Aishatu, said on Saturday that she never went to school in her parent’s house and that she had no formal education as of the time she married her husband because her parents never believed in educating the girl child. Speaking in Bauchi at the ‘Naija Youth…

Five Edo University best graduating students get automatic employment

The Management of Edo  University, Iyamho, yesterday, offered automatic employment to five best graduating students of the institution. Besides, it announced that Sterling Bank has also offer them automatic employment, adding that the choice is left for the graduands to accept that of the university or that of the bank. The five students are Olayemi…

Sex for grade: Another victim speaks out in Kaduna

A victim of alleged sexual harassment by a university lecturer, Salamatu Bello, Friday, staged protest round Kaduna metropolis to highlight the plight of female students in the country. The victim, holding a placard with the inscription, ‘It’s your right NOT to be sexually abused as a student’, later spoke with journalists on the matter. Bello…

Over 100,000 candidates now in universities, says JAMB

Dr Fabian Benjamin, Spokesman for JAMB, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos that the board hoped to utilise 80 to 90 per cent of the available spaces for this year’s admission. Benjamin stated that the board’s projection for this year’s admission was to ensure that candidates utilised more available spaces unlike…

UNILORIN wins N120m labs equipment grant

According to the University of Ilorin Bulletin issued on Monday, the Department submitted two research proposals on Cancer and Cosmeceuticals that eventually won the grant for the institution. According to the publication, the Principal Investigator, Prof. Ezekiel Odebunmi, said that Seeding Labs is a US-based Non-Governmental Organisation dedicated to helping scientists make discoveries that improve…

El-Rufai Enrols His Son In A Public Primary School

The governor’s son, Abubakar Al-Sadiq El-Rufai was enrolled by his father into primary one in Capital School Malali, Kaduna. After the registration process was completed at the school principal’s office,  El-Rufai told journalists that the decision is in fulfillment of his campaign promise to improve the quality of public education in Kaduna State.  “The…

Six Nigerian students cancel trip for Robotics Competition in South Africa

The six Nigerian students that will represent the country at the Africa Robotics Challenge (ARC) in South Africa on Sept. 28 have cancelled their trip to the country for safety. The students announced the cancellation of their trip at a news conference on Monday in Lagos, saying that the organisers had failed to guarantee their…