Nigeria’s Sports Media Guru, Mumini Alao, Bags PhD In Mass Communication

A veteran of Sports journalism in Nigeria, Mumini Alao, has bagged a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos. Platforms Africa reports that Alao, the Group Managing Director of Complete Communications Limited (CCL), received the highest academic degree after he successfully completed the advanced academic research on “Audience Preference on Media Coverage of Domestic and Foreign Football in Nigeria.”   READ ALSO: BallersAwards names Mumuni Alao Sports Industry Icon of The Year + PHOTO Babies Kidnapped As Bandits Raid Nigeria’s Kaduna Hospital Meet Abigail…

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University of Lagos Test-Runs Home-Made Zero Emission Vehicle + PHOTO

  The University of Lagos  is test-running its Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) it initiated  in 2018. The institution’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor, (Academics and Research), Prof. Oluwole Familoni, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos. According to him, the production is an invaluable addition to the university’s efforts at preventing release of toxic emissions to the environment. He said that the initiative was also to encourage indigenous engineering innovation. According to Familoni, UNILAG ZEV is a 63 per cent hardware and 100 per cent  software home-made (Akoka content) mechatronics…

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JAMB Suspends USSD, Offers Fresh Explanation On How To Check UTME Results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has suspended the use of USSD code 55019, for checking results of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This decision is due to  some challenges associated with the platform, JAMB declared. Spokesperson of the Board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, in a terse statement made available to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja, directed candidates to visit the Board’s website to check their results.   RRAD ALSO: BREAKING: JAMB Releases 2021 UTME Results + How To Check Results with Phone How Lagos Council Boss Died…

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BREAKING: JAMB Releases 2021 UTME Results + How To Check Results with Phone

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of candidates who sat in more than 720 CBT centres for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination conducted between June 19 and June 22. Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB Spokesperson made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Friday. Benjamin advised each concerned candidate to check his/her result by sending UTMERESULT to 55019 through the GSM number used by each candidate to obtain profile code and UTME registration with the board. He said that their results would be relayed to them immediately after following the instructions given to check results. He added…

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How I Stabbed, Killed Super TV CEO – 21 Year-old UNILAG Student + PHOTOS

  “He ordered for smoke, ate and we became high because I also smoked with him …I grabbed a knife from the kitchen and stabbed him twice in the neck and threw the knife on the bed.”   A 21-year-old 300-level female student of University of Lagos, Chidinma Adaora Ojukwu, on Thursday, told newsmen in Lagos that she stabbed Super TV CEO Michael Ataga to death in self defence. The student said this when she was presented by the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, at the command headquarters. Platforms  Africa…

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Senate Okays Abeokuta for Nigeria’s Medicine Varsity

    The bill for the Institution’s establishment, sponsored by Senator Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun Central, was unanimously passed after third reading     The Senate on Wednesday approved a bill seeking the establishment of the University of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Southwest Nigeria. Platforms Africa reports that the University will be the second of its kind solely dedicated to Medicine and Medical Sciences in Nigeria. There is a University of Medical Sciences in Ondo, once led by Prof Friday Okonofua as the V.C. He was replaced…

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School Proprietor, 62, Arrested for Sexually Harassing 14 Year-old Pupil

How he dis it, Police gives full account of how Emmanuel Madueke, proprietor of Megland Comprehensive School, assaulted the underage in his Lagos Lekki School     The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested one Emmanuel Madueke, the 62-year-old proprietor of Megland Comprehensive School, Lekki in Lagos State, for allegedly sexually assaulting and harassing a 14-year-old student of his school. This is contained in a statement issued and released on Sunday to newsmen by the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT).   READ ALSO: Two University…

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JUST IN: Nigerian Varsity Lecturers Threaten Fresh Strike

Barely six months after it suspended its 10 month-old strike, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on a fresh industrial action if the 13 months’ salaries of over 1,000 of its members across the country were not paid. Platforms Africa reports that Dr. Lazarus Maigoro, Chairman, University of Jos chapter of the union, who stated this in a statement on Saturday, in Jos, added that the Nigerian Government had also withheld the check-off dues of the affected members. He accused Ahmed Idris, the Accountant General…

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Why Shell Nigeria Country Chair bagged Petroleum Varsity Fellowship – VC

Managing Director of The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), Mr. Osagie Okunbor, has emerged winner of the 2021 Award for Excellence and Integrity in Corporate Leadership of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Effurun in Delta State. ‘The university recognises your industry leadership and observed personal qualities, values and approach to leadership which is a source of inspiration to so many others,” said the Vice Chancellor of FUPRE, Prof. Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, while presenting the award at the university on Thursday. The award, recommended by the university award…

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BREAKING: 30 Female Nigerian Pupils Kidnapped in Kebbi School Attack

  Here are the details of third major attack on Nigeria’s Schools in the last three Weeks   Bandits have abducted some students at Federal Government Girls College, Birnin Yauri, Kebbi State. At least 30 students and three teachers were, according to a report by news Direct, abducted. The report also quoted security sources.   READ ALSO: BREAKING: Tears as 300 Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls freed, met Parents BREAKING: Bandits kidnap Nigerian Judge Inside Court How Gunmen Kidnapped Nigerian Professor, Demanded N18m in Place of His Life   This is the…

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