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Tragedy: 3 ABSU lecturers die same day

      Tragedy has hit the Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) community as three of its lecturers were reported to have died at the school on the same day.   The deaths were coming a few weeks after two lecturers of the university were abducted by gunmen.   A source from the university...
Posted On 08 Sep 2021
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No corps member murdered by bandits this year – NYSC

  The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has described as fake, the story that 189 corps members were murdered in Zamfara and Kaduna states, while 376 others were abducted across the Northeast within the year. In a statement, the management pointed out that discernible minds should know...
Posted On 03 Aug 2021
LAUTECH expels 45 students for exam malpractices
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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 school, yesterday forwarded the...
2021 UTME: JAMB nabs 14 impersonators in CCTV footage
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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 (UTME).  According to JAMB, some of the...
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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 N4, 000. The convicts, Ujaku Emem...
US selects Nigerian for flagship professional development
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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 November 16, Ipadeola, the 2013 winner...
US selects Nigerian for flagship professional development
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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 academic session. Acting United...
Don’t give birth to children you can’t cater for – IGP
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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 children on the streets. He...
Research is not an emergency
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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. This is important as the study...
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