LAUTECH expels 45 students for exam malpractices

The Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, has expelled 45 students over alleged involvement in examination malpractices. The list of the affected students was contained in the report of the university’s senate after it’s sitting on February 20. The...

JAMB detect new fraudulent tricks by CBT centers, arrest 38

 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has detected a new trick being deployed by operators of Computer Based Test (CBT) centers that would greatly affect the chances of “innocent” candidates in the coming 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination...

2020 UTME: Pastor, wife, 2 others convicted for extortion

A Magistrate’s Court in Lafia, Nasarawa State, has convicted four sales agents of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for selling the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) application documents above the prescribed price of...

The US selects Nigerian for international writing program

A Nigerian poet, essayist, translator and author of short stories, Mr. Tade Ipadeola, has been selected to participate in the International Writing Programme (IWP) Fall Residency at the University of Iowa, courtesy of the United States Department of State. From September 1 to...

U.S. Universities Offer $7.5m Scholarships to Nigerian Students

United States of America Universities have offered over 303 Nigerian students from the 17 states of southern Nigeria  $7.5 million in full or partial scholarships. The gestures were from 225 American universities and colleges to study in the United States for the 2019-2020...

Don’t give birth to children you can’t cater for – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has warned that it was a grievous sin for parents to give birth to children they would not be able to cater for.   The IGP, who gave the warning yesterday in Lagos, said it was better not to give birth than to abandon one’s...

Research is not an emergency

Research is not an emergency. This must be clearly understood. While infectious disease epidemics require emergency response, research conducted during emergencies may need to be fast-tracked. However, all due diligence for proper review of the protocol needs to be maintained....

Should researchers be trained on health politics?

At the venue of the ongoing training on Protection of human research participants and responsible conduct of research organized by the National Health Research Ethics Committee for 15 researchers of the MGIC, Abuja, Professor Kola Oyedeji of the University of Lagos identified the...

A PhD student sought to find out how Nigerian undergraduates use social media in HIV and AIDS communication. This is what he found

The study focused on examining the use of social media for HIV and AIDS communication among Nigerian undergraduates, specifically those in federal universities in the South-West geo-political zone of the country.  The study sought to answer four key research questions: What are...

enlightenment campaign – Ajibola, Lecturer

By Christopher Oji   Cultism among the youths is a serious concern to stakeholders in security agencies, parents and school authorities. There is hardly a day that one opens the newspapers or tunes in to he news on television or radio without the ugly headlines of how...
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