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School proprietor dies in mysterious fire in Osinle, Akure

School proprietor dies in mysterious fire in Osinle, Akure

A mysterious fire in Osinle, Akure, has claimed the life of 64-year-old Ghanaian economics  teacher, Ackon Anthony. The deceased, who was the Registrar (Economics Teacher) at Becky Parker College, Akure, was reportedly burnt while his wife was in the next room. The mysterious situation surrounding his death has brought up a lot of questions by residents of the area. According to Vanguard reports, ... »

Osun State Government to Stop full Payment of WAEC fees for students

Osun State Government to Stop full Payment of WAEC fees for students

The Osun State Government said it could no longer bear the burden of full payment of West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) fees for students in public schools. The Deputy Governor, Mrs Titi Laoye-Tomori, said this when the House of Assembly Committee on Education paid her a visited in her office in Osogbo on Wednesday. Laoye-Tomori , who doubled as Commissioner for Education, said that the state ... »

Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal Introduces New Ways to fund Education

Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal Introduces New Ways to fund Education

Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal has disclosed that for every contract awarded by the Sokoto state government, one percent of the total contract sum would be set aside to fund the state’s Education Development Trust Fund. The fund, which was established under the regime of former President Shehu Shagari, is aimed as the development of information and communication technology is Sokoto scho... »

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Donates 4 CBT Centres to JAMB

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Donates 4 CBT Centres to JAMB

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has donated 4 Computer-Based centres to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB). This was disclosed by the Acting Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, when he was paid a visit by some JAMB officials. The centres which have been equipped with computers, printers, accessories and internet connectivity are located in Kano, Niger, ... »

Lagos State Police Command Arrest Student who stabbed Labour prefect to Death

Lagos State Police Command Arrest Student who stabbed Labour prefect to Death

Saka Hammed, the 19-year-old SSS 2 student of Gaskia College, Amukoko, Lagos, who was alleged to have stabbed his school’s Labour Prefect, Saheed Jimoh, to death because he was punished on Wednesday, November 4, has been arrested by the State Police Command after being on the run, reports Vanguard. Hammed was arrested by the police attached to the Amukoko Division after he had initially esca... »

Borno State Government to re-open Public Secondary Schools on November 16

Borno State Government to re-open Public Secondary Schools on November 16

The Borno State Government on Wednesday said that it would re-open public secondary schools in the state on Nov. 16. Mallam Inuwa Kubo, the state Commissioner for Education, disclosed this at a meeting with Principals of secondary schools in Maiduguri. Kubo, however, said that only schools located in secured areas with adequate security would be re-opened. He lamented that Boko Haram insurgency ha... »

NUC Extends Duration Of Medical Programme In Nigerian Universities To 7 years

NUC Extends Duration Of Medical Programme In Nigerian Universities To 7 years

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has developed a new Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards for training of doctors in Nigerian universities. According to the commission, medical programmes will now take a duration of 7 years. This was disclosed by the Executive Secretary of NUC, Professor Julius Okojie, during a three-day capacity development programme for staff of medical schools in Nige... »

Happy New Month to all Nigerian Students

Happy New Month to all Nigerian Students

November is here again and santa time is almost here Write it in your own hearts that the next 30 days of this month and beyond are glory days for you. May you enjoy bliss all through this month From us here at The Students Forum NIGERIA, we would like to wish you a HAPPY NEW MONTH. Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/tsfnigeria Twitter: www.twitter.com/tsfnigeria Website: www.studentsforumng.com »