BREAKING: WAEC releases 2021 WASSCE results + How 7,289 candidates fared

  The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates, 2021 – First Series. Head of the Nigeria National Office, WAEC, Mr Patrick Areghan, told reporters on Tuesday the examination was primarily designed to help candidates seeking admission to tertiary institutions to reduce the waiting time for results and beat admission deadlines. He said: “The analysis of the statistics of the performance of candidates shows that out of the Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Eighty-Nine (7,289) candidates that sat the…

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BREAKING: Nigerian Polytechnics Shut, Lecturers begin Strike

      Academic activities at all the Government-owned Polytechnics in Nigeria have been ground as the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Tuesday commenced an indefinite strike. President of the union, Anderson Ezeibe, announced this at a press briefing in Abuja on Tuesday morning. Members of the union, he said, have agreed to shut all the Nigerian Polytechnics until their demands are met. This is coming despite the Federal Government’s move to avert strike action in polytechnics.

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Meet Abigail Ogwezzy-Ndisika, UNILAG first female Professor of Mass Comm

  From being the best graduating student to becoming a full fledge Professor, here is an account of 50-year life journey of Abigail Ogwezzy-Ndisika, third female professor of Mass Communication in the entire history of Nigeria + the roll call at her surprise-birthday event   The Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, on Monday April 5, 2021, led other distinguished scholars and accomplished administrators across Nigeria to honour the first female Professor of Mass Communication in the history of the University, Abigail Ogwezzy-Ndisika, on her 50th birthday. Like…

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Caleb Varsity gets NUC’s Approval for four Part-Time Courses + LIST

  The National Universities Commission (NUC), the agency supervising university education in the country, has approved four part-time courses for Caleb University, Imota, Lagos. The four academic programmes to be offered at the undergraduate level effective from the 2020/2021 academic session were B.Sc. Economics; B.Sc. Political Science; B.Sc. International Relations and B.Sc. Criminology and Security Studies. The university said the approval of the courses were contained in a circular from the National Universities Commission dated March 22, signed by the Director; Academic Planning of NUC, Dr. N. B. Saliu, and…

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LASPOTECH admits over 2,000 as Rector harps on Dress Code, Discipline

  Dr Oluremi Olaleye,  Rector, Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, on Saturday charged students of the institution to abide by its dress code and other rules and regulations in their best interest. Olaleye, the 11th Rector of LASPOTECH, gave the charge at the  matriculation ceremony of the various schools of part-time studies of the institutions More than 2,000 students were formally  admitted  into part-time studies  in the institution, at the event. “It is important to inform you that the institution is guided by rules and regulations; as  students, it is in …

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Idowu Sobowale: A-Z of a Communication Legend’s 5th Confab, 80th Birthday

  Here are some details on Professor Idowu Sobowale’s ties with with Lateef Jakande, Bola Tinubu, as well as his journey of 80 years from the bedroom to the newsroom to the boardroom, and to the classroom.    Detailed information about the 5th Idowu Sobowale Conference and the line up of activities for the 80th birthday of the legend of communication in Nigeria (Professor Idowu Sobowale), has been released. The details contained in a statement issued by Professor Rotimi Olatunji, PhD, arpa, MNIPR, Chairman, Idowu Sobowale Conference Committee, and sent…

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Meet Ibiyinka Fuwape, Nigerian female Professor who won AU top Science Award

  Here are details of science discovery by the Nigerian female Professor of Physics that won her AU highest Science Award A Nigerian female Professor of Physics, Ibiyinka Fuwape, has won African Union Award instituted in honour of African scientists for achievements and discoveries in science, technology, and innovation. Prof Fuwape, currently Vice Chancellor of Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha-Otor, Delta State, also heads the Condensed Matter Research Group, domiciled at Federal University of Technology, Akure. She won the AU Award for her outstanding contributions to cutting edge research…

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Hijaab in Kwara: Bad news doesn’t get better with time, by Rafiu Ajakaye

  Bad news doesn’t get better with time is an expression from the famous Black American five star General Colin Powell’s book It Worked For Me. In the opinion of Powell, a problem (challenge) will not disappear by anyone simply ignoring, abandoning or pretending it does not exist. He feels that challenges, however unpleasant and tough, are better confronted and dealt with, with everyone first admitting it exists and taking steps to solving it. He feels that anything short of it amounts to kicking the can down the road. This…

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Crescent Varsity Matriculates 412 Students for Law, ICT, Others

  The Universiry has constituted a panel of enquiry on a trending online story of a 500-level student of law, Samuel Olusope alleged to have sexually abused another male student of the university.   The Crescent University, Abeokuta, Southwest Nigeria, has matriculated four hundred and twelve students. They are to study various programmes at the Bola Ajibola College of Law(BACOLAW), College of Information and Communication Technology (CICOT); College of Arts, Social and Management Sciences (CASMAS); College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CONAS) and College of Environmental Sciences(COES) respectively for the…

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Ranking: LASU Tops UNILAG, OAU, UNN, Retains 2nd Position In Nigeria + LIST

    Three Nigerian universities: the University of Ibadan (UI), the Lagos State University (LASU) and the University of Lagos (UNILAG) have emerged among the top 800 universities globally, according to the 2021 global ranking of universities by Times Higher Education World University Ranking. The body thus ranked UI, LASU and UNILAG respectively as the first three leading universities in the country. In the fourth position is Covenant University in Ota, Ogun State which retained its position as the best private university in Nigeria. The University of Nigeria, Nsukka followed…

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