Saturday, September 18, 2021

Education

September 18, 2021

JSS students’ brains not completely formed: Adamawa government

The governor said all public boarding JSS students are to attend the day secondary schools nearest to them to get primary parental upbringing.

Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri
September 18, 2021

ABU gets new registrar, bursar

They are to serve for a one-term period of five years.

September 17, 2021

Students’ Protest: UNIBEN removes N20,000 late registration fee

The Senate of the University of Benin has approved removing the N20,000 late registration fee that led to a two-day mass protest by students of the institution.

UNIBEN students protesting
September 16, 2021

Sanwo-Olu appoints new vice-chancellor for LASU

Ms Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello has been appointed as the 9th substantive vice-chancellor of the Lagos State University by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Sanwo-Olu
September 16, 2021

UK awards 50 Nigerians Chevening scholarships

The UK government says it has awarded scholarships to 50 Nigerians to study in London through its Chevening Scholarship Programme.

September 16, 2021

Nigeria’s 5.2 million students at risk of being kidnapped: Ambassador

Records show that 1.4 million of the students are in Nigeria’s North-West, the hotbed of persistent abductions.

September 15, 2021

ASUU plots strike resumption over FG’s failure to meet demands

The federal government is yet to disburse the N30 billion naira revitalisation fund as agreed in the 2020 MoA with the union.

September 15, 2021

UNIBEN shut down as students protest N20,000 fee

UNIBEN students had blocked the Benin-Lagos expressway and the Ekheuan road over a N20,000 late registration fee imposed by the school authority.

UNIBEN students protesting
September 14, 2021

Rivers varsity student drowns in UNIPORT swimming pool

The deceased had visited with three friends and drowned while swimming at the Olympic-size pool.

September 14, 2021

UNIBEN students protest N20,000 late registration fee, block highway

The students mounted a roadblock at the entrance of the university’s main gate.

University of Benin campus gate (Credit: Guardian)