Success: Headmistress Suspended By Delta Government, See Reason

The headmistress of Okotie-Eboh Primary School 1, Sapele Local Government of the state, Mrs. Vero Igbigwe has been suspended by the Delta State Government over Success’ video which went viral after she was sent home for school fees.  Delta State Commissioner for Education, Barr. Chiedu Ebie who spoke on behalf of the state government told newsmen that  the headmistress who was suspended could not explain the collection of examination fees from pupils, an act exposed by Success’ viral video. Recall that after the video went viral,  many celebrities and concerned Nigerians decided…

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24 inmates of Ikoyi Prisons to write 2019 UTME

24 inmates of the Ikoyi Prisons will participate in the forthcoming 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The Controller of Prisons, Lagos Command, Tunde Ladipo made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. Ladipo states that the inmates had been going through intensive coaching and were determined to excel in the examination. He said, “I want to say that we are very prepared and ready for this examination. A lot of work has already been done as part of our efforts to ensure that these inmates are well tutored and exposed…

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Nigerian Father Blasts Private Uni after daughter’s school forced her to losen her braided hair

A Nigerian father, Olayinka Fagbuaro, has vowed to fight with his daughter’s school’s management after she was instructed to loosen her braided hair. Fagbuaro who did not mention the name of the private university, wrote on his Facebook ” When some women get intoxicated they lose control totally, my girls were told to losen , just ordinary “shuku” hair…. In a university… Who dictates hair style on a campus ….this country and it’s entirety is becoming ridiculous and a complete joke…. See His Posts Below and Reactions:

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“Wear what you want to wear” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie advises women

Nigerian-Born Author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has advised women to own themselves and understand that it is important to live life on their own terms knowing they don’t have to do what others expect of them. She made this statement during an interview with CNN African voices.  She said:  Wear what you want to wear. I say that as kind of a joke. But in a larger sense, I think it would be, don’t think you have to do what people want you to do. Increasingly, in part of growing older…

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ASUU Restates Commitment To 2019 Memorandum Of Action With FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), says it will abide by the contents of the 2019 Memorandum of Action (MoA) agreed upon by the union and the Federal Government. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU President, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja.He was reacting to a statement circulating on the social media regarding ASUU’s plan to embark on another strike. NAN reports that ASUU and Government reached an agreement on Feb. 7 and the union suspended its three months strike…

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WAEC Releases 2019 timetable for May/June examinations

The 2019 West African Examinations Council, 2019 May/June examinations is set to begin on the 1st of April 2019, and you can checkout the timetable below; Here is the full and official WAEC 2019 timetable for May/June examinations. Monday, 1st April, 2019 to Friday, 26th April, 2019. Basketry 3 (Project Work)* Ceramics 3 (Project Work)* Graphic Design 3 (Project Work)* Jewellery 3 (Project Work)* Leather-work 3 (Project Work)* Picture Making 3 (Project Work)* Sculpture 3 (Project Work)* Textiles 3 (Project Work)* 6 hours a day for 5 days for each paper…

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“LAUTECH is the Home Of Cyber Crimes” – EFCC Declares

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared ‘war’ on the students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) as the university is known for its high rate of cyber crimes jeossyjs learnt. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman, Ibrahim Magu, at a meeting held on Thursday, February 7 stated that the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) students cases of cybercrime is different and there are special plans that are already set aside for the students in the school.Stating further, Ibrahim Magu said; “Due to this…

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Breaking: ASUU calls-off strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) has suspended its three-month old strike. The leadership of the academic union have also been asked to resume on Friday February 8th. National President of the union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this Yesterday, Thursday February 7th during a press briefing at the Nigeria Labour Congress complex in Abuja. The striking lecturers took the decision after a meeting with representatives of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige. Recall that ASUU began this strike in November 2018.

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“This is how I encourage my students to study more” – Teacher reveals

A beautiful Nigerian teacher, Theodora uju Igwemadu recently just shared how she encourages her students to study more, and you might have one or two things to learn from her. Sharing her style on Facebook, she wrote; Right from when I was doing my teaching practice. I learnt to reinforce my students with gifts. Then I would gather fruits in season, especially cocoa pods, yea! Kids loves licking the seeds. Imagine how they would be clamouring to answer my questions and contribute to the lesson. I have brought it to…

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Information For 2019 JAMB Candidates

JAMB commenced the sale of registration forms, for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, on Thursday January 10, 2019. Due to some difficulties associated with the registration, it comes as no surprise that candidates still find it difficult to register. In order to avoid such difficulties, all prospective candidates before registering should know the following; The 2019 JAMB/UTME registration period will last for six weeks. JAMB has banned the use of wristwatches and pens in exam halls. JAMB has barred cybercafés from registering candidates The registration pin costs of N3,…

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Between an Undergraduate Student who took up teaching to pass time during ASUU strike and a sassy female student

An Undergraduate student of Abia State University, identified as Chris Ifeanyi has narrated the unique way he handled a sassy student who tried to be sarcastic with him during his class. According to Him, He took up teaching to pass time as the ASUU strike continues, said he asked a question in class and one of his students gave a sarcastic reply. Other students expected him to punish the girl and waited with trepidation but he had other thoughts. He narrated the incident, writing: I volunteered to teach some secondary…

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Here’s How To Register For 2019 UTME | See All JAMB Accredited Centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has begun the sale of this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) form to candidates. The board also took to its verified Twitter page (@JAMBHQ) to reveal how candidates should register for the exam. In a series of tweets, the exam body wrote: 1. No candidate should proceed to any CBT centre without first creating a profile. 2. Candidates are advised to create a profile by sending their name (Surname, First-name, and Middle-name) via SMS to 55019. 3. After which a 10 digit profile code would…

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STRIKE: End in Sight as FG reaches agreement with ASUU, releases N15.4bn for salary shortfalls

The Federal Government (FG) yesterday reached an agreement with ASUU, and according to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, majority of their demands have been met including the release of N15.4 billion for payment of salary shortfalls. Chris Ngige further revealed that the Federal Government, is also in the process of releasing another N20 billion for payment of earned allowances for university lecturers. However  ASUU President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, maintained that the National Executive Committee of the union will review their decisions based on the new commitment by…

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ASUU Strike: Details Of NANS Meeting With Buhari Emerges

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Labour Unions to allow his administration concentrate on fixing infrastructure in the country rather than distracting it, jeossyjs reports. The President made the call on Thursday (today) during a meeting with the leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) at the State House, Abuja. He urged the student leaders to continue to plead with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, while assuring them that he will speak with the lecturers’ body (ASUU) “so that they don’t encroach on your efforts to…

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ASUU Refuses to Bend Ahead Of Friday Meeting With INEC

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ahead of its Friday’s meeting with the Independent National Electoral Commission, has said that its ongoing seven-week strike is in the national interest. The National President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who stated this in an interview in response to the call on the union to call off the strike, said nobody had the monopoly of national interest. He added that the strike would not be called off until the Federal Government acceded to the lecturers’ demands. There have been calls on ASUU to…

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NANS Blasts ASUU: Refusing Further Negotiations With FG Is Devilish

The National Association of Nigerian Students on Saturday urged the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities to go back to negotiations with the Federal Government. NANS was reacting to a statement reportedly issued by the ASUU where it threatened not to honour any further invitation for a meeting with the Federal Government. “There is a need for ASUU to continue its negotiations with the Federal Government to find a common ground to resolve issues that led to the union’s ongoing strike,’’ NANS National Public Relations Officer, Mr Bestman…

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Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) to Begin Nationwide Strike Today

The Nigerian Tribune reports that SSANU made the resolution at its 35th regular National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held at the Enugu state University of Science and Technology. The report said the resolution was signed by its national president, Comrade Samson Ugwoke, and the national public relations officer, Comrade Abdussobur Salaam. The report said SSANU accused the federal government of not obeying the judgment of National Industrial Court, Abuja, which ruled that the teachers in university staff schools who were sacked by government should be reinstated. The union further alleged…

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AGAIN! Yesterday’s Meeting of ASSU and FG ends in deadlock

Another meeting between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended on Monday night without an immediate resolution of the dispute, jeossyjs gathered. The meeting which held at the Federal Ministry of Labour was to find a lasting solution to the ongoing strike by the university lecturers. At least four other meetings have been held between both parties before Monday’s since the strike commenced on November 4. While addressing journalists, the minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige, said the meeting has been adjourned to December…

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ASUU strike continues as meeting with FG ends in deadlock

The lingering strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU will continue as the meeting between the leadership of the academic union and the Federal government ended in a deadlock today December 4th. The meeting which held at the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu‘s office, failed to see both parties reach an agreement. The Union began their strike action on November 5th to demand better funding for universities and alleged plans by the Federal government to increase student fees. Speaking to newsmen after the meeting, ASUU president Biodun Ogunyemi,…

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ASUU Strike Continues as ASUU/FG Meeting Ends in Deadlock

A meeting between the Nigerian government and university lecturers has ended Thursday evening without resolution of the nationwide strike by the teachers. The teachers said the strike which began on November 4 would continue. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) called the strike over its demands for improved funding of universities and welfare of lectuJ Jeossyjs learnt that Thursday’s meeting began 3p.m and ended 8:15 p.m. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said government’s discussion with ASUU will continue next week . Mr Ngige earlier said the…

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Free Education begins in kaduna state for Girls in Public Secondary Schools

The Kaduna State government has taken a great move to promote girl child education. On Saturday, the state governor, Nasir El–Rufai shared via Twitter that the state’s free Basic Education Policy has taken a new twist with the declaration of free education for all female students in public secondary schools. He shared: “The Kaduna State Government has declared free education for all female students in Public Secondary Schools in Kaduna state. This is aimed at getting rid of the hindrances to girl-child education. The free Basic Education Policy in the…

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JAMB Cautions Cyber Cafe Operators against extorting Candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Wednesday, cautioned private cyber cafe operators against extortion of prospective candidates who want to upload their results on the board’s website. The Head of Media of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, gave the caution in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Benjamin said that the caution became necessary following several complaints made to the board by the victims, on fraudulent activities by some private café operators. He said the candidates complained of high amount of money they…

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ASUU warns JAMB to stop Exploiting Nigerians

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has cautioned the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to stop exploiting Nigerians in its drive to remit impressive revenues to Federal Government’s coffers. ASUU President , Professor Biodun Ogunyemi , who stated this in an interview in Abuja , accused JAMB of profiting from exploiting Nigerian students and their poor parents , adding that the board was charging more than what was required to conduct the examination . JAMB had on Sunday announced that it would remit N7 .8 billion to the…

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School Prints Debtor’s name in a Year-book

A private secondary school based in Ondo State on Saturday came under fire for allegedly printing the names of final year students, who didn’t contribute towards the purchase of a television set in the school. A Twitter user, Bhadmus Hakeem @ Bhadoosky revealed the anguish of parents of the graduating students , who discovered that the names of their children and wards, had been printed in the school ’ s send – forth magazine as debtors . Hakeem in his Twitter thread said that the students were required to contribute…

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School Principal says “FG, States Can No Longer Provide Quality Education”

The Principal of Pacific Comprehensive College, Shasha, Lagos, Mr. Andrew Mekwunye, has warned that government at all levels in Nigeria is no longer in a position to provide quality education for the nation’s children. Speaking during the valedictory service for the 2017/2018 set of graduating pupils of the school, held at the college premises last Saturday, Mekwunye noted that the Federal Government and the states were under pressure to meet the many demands of the people, including the provision of quality basic education, but they lacked the resources to do…

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WHAT! University Student Commits Suicide Because of Many Carryovers

A student of the Niger Delta University in Bayelsa state, Aduba Daniel died after reportedly drinking Sniper (an insecticide) upon discovering that he had about four carry overs According to journalist Bodmas Kemepadei, Daniel was rushed to the Tantua hospital, Amassoma, where it was realised that he had drank the whole bottle. All efforts to save him proved abortive.

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Nigeria Not feeling the Impact of Higher degrees– ASUU chairman

The Academic Staff Union of Universities said the craze for the acquisition of higher degrees in the country had not impacted enough on national growth and transformation. The chairman of the University of Lagos chapter of the union, Dr Dele Ashiru, made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Lagos. According to him, the craze for higher degrees such as Doctor of Philosophy and others has not had any significant impact on the needs of the society. He said rather than go after…

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The Holidays are Almost Here! This Nigerian Mum Gets Creative!!

A Nigerian mother has shared her plan to prevent her kids from getting addicted to video games and tablets this holiday and it’s absolutely brilliant. Samiah Oyekan-Ahmed wrote a binding document for her son to sign ahead of the holiday period. The document is a list of rules which regulate screen time, game time, and even the amount of snacks that can be eaten during this holiday. Included in the document are conditions that have to be met before her kids can enjoy these holiday benefits. She also listed consequences to…

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