Month: May 2018

FUTA Students Cry Out Over Police Harassment

FUTA Students Cry Out Over Police Harassment

The students of Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA, Ondo State, raised an alarm yesterday over the infringement of their fundamental human rights by the Nigeria Police Force. The Concern for Human Rights (CHR) president, David Belele explained how officers in the state have been harassing the students, he further said the Nigeria police are terrorizing Nigerian youths. While speaking, he... »

FUTA announces development of solar-powered generator

FUTA announces development of solar-powered generator

As a way of improving its renewable energy effort to de-emphasise dependence on the national grid, the Centre for Renewable Energy Technology (CRET) of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, has developed solar-powered generators – FUTA Solar Box I and FUTA Solar Box 2. The generators of various capacities which components include Lithium Polymer Battery, Inverter, Change Controller, Socket ... »

My first SSCE was dotted with F9s – LASU’s Best Graduating Student

My first SSCE was dotted with F9s – LASU’s Best Graduating Student

Ogunsanya Adetoro, best graduating student at the Lagos State University (LASU), in the 2016/2017 academic session, said he failed his first WAEC and NECO examinations due to health challenges. The 24-year-old graduate of business administration had a cumulative grade point aggregate (CGPA) of 4.7. Adetoro said he inherited cataract from his father. The health challenge, he said, greatly affected ... »

JAMB: Rescheduled UTME to hold May 26

JAMB: Rescheduled UTME to hold May 26

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the rescheduled Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) will take place May 26. Fabian Benjamin, JAMB spokesman, disclosed this on Sunday in an interview with NAN in Abuja. According to Benjamin, more than 12, 000 candidates are expected to sit for the mop-up examinations in few of its centres across the country. This category of ... »

UNN Student wins National Statistics Competition

UNN Student wins National Statistics Competition

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has won the Nigeria Statistical Association (NSA) competition organised for undergraduates of statistics. Emmanuel Ugwu came overall best out of 60 final year students of statistics who participated in the competition held at National Mathematical Centre (NMC) on Friday in Abuja. NAN reports that 20 tertiary institutions participated in the competition. In hi... »

Corps members to get health insurance in 2018 budget – Senator Lanre Tejuosho

Corps members to get health insurance in 2018 budget – Senator Lanre Tejuosho

Lanre Tejuosho, senator representing Ogun central, says health insurance for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been included in the 2018 budget. He said this on Wednesday while contributing to a debate on a motion sponsored by Andrew Uchendu, senator representing Rivers east. Tejuosho explained that going by the one percent of the consolidated revenue fund earmarked by the nat... »

Two rich Nigerian youth battered fellow student with shisha pipe in UK

Two rich Nigerian youth battered fellow student with shisha pipe in UK

Two rich Nigerian youth battered a fellow student with a shisha pipe after getting into a quarrel over who has a richer father. According to Daily Mail, Elvis Ilonze attacked his childhood friend Prince Nnaji in the flat they co-habit in Brighton, East Sussex, UK. The flatmates who had known each other from Nigeria came at odds when Nnaji suggested that he had the richer father which prompted Ilon... »

Registration for WAEC GCE Begins today, Monday, May 14, 2018

Registration for WAEC GCE Begins today, Monday, May 14, 2018

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced that the second series of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates will begin soon. If you wish to write this exam, you’re expected to pay a registration fee of N13,950 and a commission of N500 to banks. The spokesperson of the exam body, Demianus Ojijeogu, made this known in a statement ... »