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First Class Graduate Who Wrote JAMB Six Times, Dies Few Days After Completing NYSC (Photo)

A 29-year-old Simon Godwin Idoko, who graduated with first Class from the department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Usmanu Danfodiyo University in Sokoto State, has been confirmed dead few days after passing out of the National Youth and Service Corps (NYSC) program. Simon who wrote JAMB six times before gaining admission for his first degree, […]

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Ex Kwasu Lecture commit suicide

A former lecturer with the Kwara State University, Malete, Dr. Oluremi Osunlola , has reportedly committed suicide . Our correspondent in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital gathered on Friday that the late Osunlola was a Lecturer 1 in the Department of Crop Production , College of Agriculture of the institution .It was gathered that his […]

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16 years old OAU student suicide

The suicide of a 16 – year – old student of Microbiology Department at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Miss Mercy Afolaranmi , has continued to generate ripples in the institution. Afolaranmi , who was in 100 – level , reportedly took rat poison on Thursday because of her poor grade in a compulsory […]


FULOKOJA Post-UTME Screening Result 2017/2018 Released

The management of Federal University Lokoja (FULOKOJA) has released the Post-UTME screening result for 2017/2018 academic session. Candidates who participated ion the screening exercise can proceed to check their results. How to Check your Screening ResultTo check your screening result, visit your JAMB Registration Number in the space provided. -Click on “Login” and proceed […]


Local Languages For Teaching In Schools

The Minister of Education, Alhaji Adamu Adamu, recently expressed worry at the level of illiteracy in the country. This was during his visit to Kebbi State. He will be surprised that those children he classified as illiterate can possibly be fluent in Arabic and Hausa, for instance. Why insist on teaching them in English? In […]


ASUU may call off strike this week

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may call off its one-month old strike this week. President of the Union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, has disclosed the industrial action has not ended yet, because ASUU was still ironing out some grey areas in the agreement with the federal government. Ogunyemi assured the strike would be called […]


NECO Releases 2017 June/July Examination Results

The National Examination Council has announced the release of the 2017June/July Senior School Certificate Examination results. The Registrar of the council, Charles Uwakwe, a professor, announced the results in Minna on Thursday. Mr. Uwakwe said that 1,055,988 candidates registered for the examination, among whom 1,051,472 wrote the tests in 76 subjects. He said that 745,053 […]