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Nigerian Student Behind Viral Crying pic Recounts What Happened The Day The Photo Was Taken ( Watch Video)

Nigerian Student Behind Viral Crying pic Recounts What Happened The Day The Photo Was Taken ( Watch Video)

EDUCATION, NEWS
The Univeristy of Ilorin student behind a viral crying meme identified as Oladee,  has narrated what happened the day the photo was taken. The student who placed a bet with the money his grandmother gave him for food, said losing the money made him cry that day. The internet sensation further revealed that he decided to add more emotion to his tears to see if those that took the money his grandmother gave him, will have sympathy and return it to him. Watch video below; https://www.instagram.com/p/B7Ts_TrAR7y/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
Nigeria Unemployment: 50,000 Applied For 1,000 teaching Job Slots In Lagos

Nigeria Unemployment: 50,000 Applied For 1,000 teaching Job Slots In Lagos

EDUCATION
A member of Lagos State Civil Service Commission,Mr Suru Avoseh,  says no fewer than 50,000 applicants had applied for one thousand vacant teaching jobs announced by the state government in 2019. Avoseh made this known during the New Year Party organised by the Badagry Women Development Forum on Sunday in Badagry. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Lagos State Government had on Nov. 11 announced the plans to employ one thousand teachers into the public secondary schools across the state. Avoseh said some of the applicants that qualified for the job had been invited for the examination. “After the examination, those that passed and meet up with the standard will be called for oral interviews.“At present, some of the applicants who succeeded in the e
Witchcraft Conference: CAN, Pastors, Christians Are Invited

Witchcraft Conference: CAN, Pastors, Christians Are Invited

EDUCATION
The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) has said that the international witchcraft conference which it’s organising will benefit pastors of churches and Christians generally if they attend the witchcraft conference which is being speculated to hold in the school. The university said this in a statement released on Monday and reported by the Cable. According to the statement, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) are all invited to the conference which will be of great benefit to Christians particularly pastors who usually preach about witches. The University’s director of B.I.C. Ijomah Centre for Policy Studies, Egodi Uchendu, said that witchcraft is only “the topic of the academic engagement” and meant to feature acad
SexForGrades: Stop Going To Lecturers  And Harassing Them Unnecessarily – FG Tells Female Students

SexForGrades: Stop Going To Lecturers And Harassing Them Unnecessarily – FG Tells Female Students

EDUCATION
The Federal Government on Tuesday said it is embarrassed by increased allegations of sexual misconduct in the country’s tertiary institutions. The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, who made the remark at the formal presentation of Sexual Harassment Policy Document by the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) on Tuesday urged female students to stop going to lecturers unnecessarily. The unveiling of the document followed the recent British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) sex-for-grades investigation report on some African universities. Adamu, represented by Mrs Ijeoma Duru, an Assistant Director, Tertiary Education Department in the Ministry, urged students to take their studies seriously to avoid undue exposure to sexual predators. Quote“The Federal Min
SexForGrade: UNILAG Suspends Boniface Igbeneghu, Shuts Down ‘Cold Room’ Over Sexual Harassment

SexForGrade: UNILAG Suspends Boniface Igbeneghu, Shuts Down ‘Cold Room’ Over Sexual Harassment

EDUCATION
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euh-Oehj4oo The University of Lagos, UNILAG, has suspended lecturer, Boniface Igbeneghu, a former sub-dean of th e Faculty of Art and head pastor of local Foursquare Gospel Church over a viral video where he was caught on camera allegedly demanding sex from a lady “seeking admission.” His advances were captured in a 13-minute video by BBC Africa, courtesy of an undercover journalist, Kiki Mordi, who disguised as a 17-year-old admission seeker. Igbeneghu disclosed that there is a place lecturers take female students to have fun – UNILAG Staff club, “They call the place cold room,” he said. UNILAG in a statement announced the shut down of the ‘Cold Room’, where lecturers reportedly harass students sexually. This was disclosed by Taiw
Photos: Kaduna Gov. Nasir El-Rufai enrols son in public primary school

Photos: Kaduna Gov. Nasir El-Rufai enrols son in public primary school

EDUCATION
Fulfilling his 2017 promise, Gov. El-Rufai enrolls his 6-year old son into public school. Image via NAN Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Monday enrolled his six-year-old child, Abubakar Al-Siddique El-Rufai  into primary one in Capital School Malali, Kaduna, a public school, in fulfilment of a promise he made in 2017. El-Rufai in a state broadcast in December 2017, promised to enrol his child in a public school when he turns six years. “The move is part of reforms to revamp public schools in the state to make them more competitive. We are determined to fix public education and raise their standards so that private education will become only a luxury. El-Rufai and his son with the headmaster “As we make progress, we will require our senior officials
Why Nigerians Will Stone Senators Soon – Prof Biodun

Why Nigerians Will Stone Senators Soon – Prof Biodun

EDUCATION
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, the National President of the Academic and Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has stated that senators will soon be getting stoned by Nigerians. Pic.1. From left: Former President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Nasir Isa; President of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi; and the Vice President, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, at a news conference on the state of the nation in Abuja on Monday (14/8/17). 04255/14/8/2017/Albert otu/JAU/NAN Ogunyemi made this known while speaking at ASUU’s National Executive Council meeting which held at the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta on Monday. According to the ASUU president, the demonstration by the senators to acquire exotic cars for themselves in the face if harsh economy, shows they don’t c
Wole Soyinka – “Nigeria is Building a Generation Of Illiterates“

Wole Soyinka – “Nigeria is Building a Generation Of Illiterates“

EDUCATION
Prof Wole Soyinka says Nigeria is currenlty raising a generation of illiterates. Making particular reference to Internet trolls, the Nobel laureate said the nation is raising a generation that is the first to comment on the internet on issues they are deeply ignorant about. He made this remark when he spoke at the launch of InnoCreativa Youth Hub 2030 and project logo by Creative Youth Community Development Initiative (CYCDI) held at The Civic Centre, Lagos. “They are waiting for Wole Soyinka to lead a march to Aso Rock. It is about time to get off your feet and stop writing rubbish on the internet about things you do not understand. I do not know how to describe the new generation beyond a generation of internet trolls. Nigerian youths are full of spu
BREAKING: Osun Poly students set school clinic ablaze

BREAKING: Osun Poly students set school clinic ablaze

EDUCATION
Irate students of the Osun State Polytechnic at Iree on Saturday set the school clinic and medical equipment ablaze over the death of one of their colleagues. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the timely intervention of the school’s security officials prevented the fire from spreading to other buildings in the school. It was learnt that one Aminu Hammed, a Higher National Diploma student of the institution’s Department of Applied Chemistry, slumped in the examination hall on Friday and was rushed to the school clinic, where he later died. The protesting students, who stormed the clinic on Saturday morning, alleged that there was no medical personnel at the clinic to attend to Hammed when he was rushed to the clinic. During the protest, the school’s ambulance, dru
JUST IN: World Bank donates $611million to support Nigeria’s universal basic education

JUST IN: World Bank donates $611million to support Nigeria’s universal basic education

EDUCATION
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu on Thursday disclosed that the World Bank has provided a total of $611million to support Nigerian government in strengthening universal basic education. Adamu, who made this disclosure in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, while speaking at the launch of Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA), a program initiated by the World Bank to support the Nigerian government in strengthening education across the country, lamented that Nigeria has the highest number of the out-of-school children in sub-Saharan African with an estimation of 13.2 million. At the launch were: Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state, who was represented by his Deputy, Chief Moses Adeyemo, Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism Mr. Toye Arulogun amo...
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