Kidnappers of students, teachers at Isheri demand N1.2b

Gunmen demandsN1.2b for kidnapped students and teachers The abductors of students and members of staff of the Nigeria Turkish International College (NTIC) have demanded N1.2bn ransom for the victims to be released, it was learnt. Reports say the abductors called a family member of one of the victims on Sunday to make the demand. The…

Malpractice: Ondo varsity expels 4, suspends 16 students

Rotimi Akeredolu, Ondo state gov The Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa have announced the expulsion of four students for gross misconduct. The university also suspended 16 other students for various cases of examination malpractices for one to two academic semesters. Mr Felix Akinusi, the acting Registrar of the institution who confirmed this…

​In BSU: Don’t let unionism distract you – Exam Officer advises students

By Titus Nyafa  The Examination Officer, Department of Mass Communication, Benue State University, Makurdi, Dr Daniel Chile has called on students of the department to take their studies seriously.  He made the call today when representatives of Community of Tiv Students (CTS), Mass Communication unit paid him a courtesy visit in his office disclosing the…

NUBESS Election: Confusion As Two Presidents Emerge

There was confusion yesterday at the Aper Aku stadium, Makurdi after an election to fill the vacancy in the office of President of National Union of Benue State Students (NUBESS) produced two Presidents. One of the EXCO member Comrade Stanley Ukirve told Benue.com.ng that after the election, Comrade Aondona Nambe scored 74 votes defeating his…

Complete your registration or forfeit admission – Unilorin vc

The University of Ilorin (Unilorin) The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), University of Ilorin, Prof. Sidikat Ijaiya, has advised the newly admitted students of the institution to complete their registrations within the time stipulated in the university’s calendar. Ijaiya gave the advice on Wednesday at the orientation programme organised for the students, saying, “the registration for the…

​BSU Students Desert Campus As Christmas Approaches 

By Titus Nyafa  As Christmas approaches, students’ turn up to classes at Benue State University has become poor. Benue.com.ng gathered that some of the classes yesterday could not hold due to the scanty population even though lecturers were ready. Report adds that, Mass Communication class for 300 level students which was supposed to hold at…

Opinion: Causes And Implications Of Exam Malpractice 

By Titus Nyafa  Examination malpractice is any misconduct by a person, usually a candidate in an examination to gain an undeserved advantage. Thus, examination malpractice is caused by many factors. As social values degenerate from moral probity, people become more concerned with what they can achieve rather than how those things are acquired.  This craze…

​BSU Students Go Wild On “Rag Day” (SEE PHOTOS)

Students of the department of Mass Communication, Benue State University, Makurdi went wild yesterday as they celebrated what they called “Rag Day”. The event saw male students dress as females while others put on rags as they paraded around the campus.  The rag day is part of their departmental week celebration which started on Monday….

Stike: ASUU Should Not Emulate NLC

By Awunah Pius Terwase The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) should be united in its fight and not to behave like the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) under the leadership of Ayuba  Wabba, who embarked on strike to protest against the removal of the fuel subsidy under the ongoing administration but later split and began…

Iraqi Kids Resume School, Dump ISIS Textbooks

Iraqi Children return to School after devastating experience with ISIS (Photo: Internet) Thousands of Iraqi children have returned back to school and have been re-issued with standard Iraqi textbooks. The schools have been painted and classrooms fill to capacity as many children return back to school including pupils from the northern town of Qayyara. However,…

Students come for Babcock over ‘no cooking in hostel’ rule

One of the private universities in Nigeria, Babcock University, an establishment of the Seventh Day Adventist Church made few reformations to the institution’s handbook as a new academic session is about to kick start. The new rules enacted have set off students of the higher institution, who are not finding it funny, and have taken…

Ambode hails Oshiomhole, gives scholarship to best graduating students

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday applauded Governor Adams Oshiomhole for the people-oriented projects commissioned at the twilight of his administration. He said the completion of the projects at a time Nigeria was facing economic challenges was an eloquent display of astute, prudent and visionary leadership. Ambode,…