OAU identifies female student in sex-for-marks scandal

Authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has identified one Miss Monica Osagie as the female student involved in the sex-for-marks scandal currently rocking the school and making rounds on social media. It could be recalled that an audio conversation of one of the school lecturers, Professor Richard Akindele asking for five rounds of sex from…

Kebbi begins free feeding for pupils

Kebbi state government, on Thursday, flagged off Home-Grown Feeding Programme in primary schools of the state. Speaking at the ceremony in Birnin Kebbi, the Commissioner for Education, Mohammadu Aleiro, said Governor Atiku Bagudu’s administration embraced the programme following the Federal Government’s resolve to improve education through the introduction of free feeding of primary 1 to…

Northern religious forum declare 30 days fasting ahead of the 2019 general election

A cross section of Christian and Muslim clerics have embarked on a 30-day prayer and fasting to seek God’s intervention ahead of the 2019 general election. National Chairman, United Christian Leaders Eagle Eyes Forum (UCLEEF), Pastor Aminchi Habu, told newsmen in Abuja that the prayer and fasting was for God to help Nigerians make the right choice…

45 police officers who arrested billionaire kidnapper Evans get special promotion

The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Thursday said that 45 officers who participated in the successful arrest of notorious kidnap kingpin, Evans, have been granted special promotion. A statement by Ikechukwu Ani, a spokesperson for the PSC, said the promotions were ratified today at a plenary presided over by Mike Okiro, chairman of the commission….

Twenty five kwara indigenes given scholarship on Solar Power Training

kwara indigenes given scholarship on Solar Power Training The IVTEC international vocational technical and entrepreneurship college Kwara state in conjunction  with Riccofortezza Asteven  has commenced a  three weeks scholarship training for twenty five Kwara indigenes on sollar power. Speaking with newsmen at the school premises, the acting rector of the institution Doctor Ade shomide commended…

Two inmates of Kirikiri Prison enroll for doctorate degrees at the National Open University

Two inmates of Kirikiri Prison in Lagos in spite of their incarceration enrolled for doctorate degrees at the National Open University (NOUN). The two doctoral candidates were among the three inmates who were awarded masters degrees by NOUN Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abdalla Adamu. Tunwashe Kabiru and Oladipupo Moshood enrolled for Doctorate Degrees in Business Administration…

Nigerian coach and two athletes disappear at the Commonwealth Games in Australia

Three Nigerians have gone missing in the Gold Coast, Australia, venue of the just concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games. The Nigerian consisting of the head coach of the Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, a coach in the special sports, and a 200m runner, all disappeared at the competition venue. The President of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, Mohammed Yahaya has described…