Unqualified teachers bane of poor students’ performance in WAEC, NECO says Don

Prof. Stephen Onah, the Chief Executive Officer, National Mathematical Centre (NMC), has blamed dismal performance of students in WAEC and NECO examinations in successive years on unqualified teachers in Mathematics. Onah said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja that school proprietors draft non-professional teachers into teaching senior……

UNILAG: Court Remands 13 Varsity Students in Kirikiri Prisons

      The police arraigned the students on a two-count charge of unlawful invasion and disruption of activities. The accused, standing trial before Chief Magistrate P.E Nwaka, are alleged to have engaged in unlawful invasion of TVC Television in Lagos. They all pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge. The magistrate, who ordered that…

Another Queen’s College Pupil Dies

Following the epidemic which claimed the lives of two students of Queen’s College, Lagos, another death has been recorded. The victim and the third death recorded, Praise Sodipo was reported to have died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja. The latest victim in the Queen’s college epidemic was according to Punch an orphan……

Prison Inmate To Pursue PhD At The National Open University

A prison inmate will soon enroll for a PhD programme in the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), the institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abdalla Adamu has said. Adamu disclosed this in his address at the opening ceremony of the 53rd Meeting and 30th Anniversary of the Committee of Deans of Post-Graduate Schools (CDPGS) in Nigerian Universities…

IDP Law Graduate To Gain State Employment

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said that a female law graduate at the Internally Displayed Persons (IDP) camp in the state would be considered for employment. Obaseki stated this while receiving members of the Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows Alumni Association of Nigeria at The Government House in Benin on Monday. The governor, noting…

Female student loses eye to teacher’s punishment [PHOTO]

A female student of the Government Secondary School, Kachai, Kaduna State, has lost her right eye after a teacher allegedly hit her with his cane. According to Daily Trust, the incident happened on 23rd February, 2017. The victim identified as Raliaya Suleiman, was flogged by a teacher, one Moses Aura for coming late to school….

200 Level Nigerian Student Sentenced To Death By Hanging

A High Court in Ibadan, Oyo State has sentenced Moshood Owolabi, a 200-level student of Lead City University, Ibadan, to die by hanging for stabbing his fellow student to death. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Mr. Owolabi of the Physical and Health Education Department had caused the death of Mr. Seun Kolawole by……

Student sent to prison for raping 9-year-old orange seller

A 23-A 23-year-old student, Muhammad Sani was on Friday remanded in prison for alleged defilement. Sani was arraigned in a Kano Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a 9-year-old orange seller. Sani resides at Dawanau Quarters, Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of Kano. The prosecutor, Iliyasu Muhammad told the court that one Umar Garba of the…

Photos Of Raunchy Nigerian University Lecturer Caught Pants Down With Student

A Nigerian University lecturer identified as Hajji Yusuf of the of the Department of English at the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State was reportedly caught pants down with one of his female students as he attempted to take advantage of her. Reports indicated that the lecturer had threatened to fail the student should……

Students embark on rampage to protest extortion by Peace Corps officials in Osogbo

Students of Technical College, Osogbo, on Wednesday embarked on a massive protest against alleged extortion by members of Peace Corps of Nigeria, stationed in the school as security personnel, DAILY PST reports. The protest which almost degenerated to full-blown crisis started when a Peace Corps member detained a student identified as Bakare Hameed for coming…

7-year-old student dead, 4 injured as Primary School collapses in Benue

A pupil of Victory International Nursery and Primary School, Daudu in Guma Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue state has been reported dead after a section of a block of two classrooms collapsed on Tuesday. The 7-year-old victim, Nyom Godwin was said to have died on the spot while about four others sustained injuries. The……