Education

My Dad Demands for Sex Before Paying My School Fees, Impregnates Me Thrice, Girl tells Police

  UYO – A 20-year-old lady, Fortune, has narrated her ordeal in the hands of her father, a pastor in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Fortune said her father, the Presiding Pastor of Mount Zion Light House Full Gospel Church, Obio Imo Lane, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Apostle Williams Okon Bassey, started having sex with her when she was 13 years old. She said without giving in to his demand for sex, he would not pay her school fees. Bassey, whom Fortune said had impregnated her thrice, has been arrested by operatives of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Odiko MacDon, said: “The victim stated [Read]

LAUTECH workers commence indefinite strike

  OSHOGBO – The Academic Staff Union of University, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso chapter has embarked on an indefinite strike following the expiration of the ultimatum handed over to the owner states of Oyo and Osun to pay their three-month salary arrears. The Academic Staff Union of Universities of the institution recently issued 10-day ultimatum, which would lapse on November 15th, to the University administration to pay their August, September and October salaries or face industrial action. The union said it might resort to strike at the expiration of the ultimatum if the university fails to pay. Academic staff of the University are being owed 11 months cumulatively. [Read]

Chinua Achebe Literary Festival Holds In Awka

The annual literary event organized by the society 0f Young Nigeria Writers, (Anambra chapter) in honour of Nigeria’s Literary Legend and father of the African Literature will be held this Saturday, November 16th at the Prof. Kenneth Dike Central E-Library, Awka, the Capital City of Anambra State, The 2019 edition of the Chinua Achebe Literary Festival will attract Literary enthusiasts, writers of all class and intellectuals alike. The event is centered on the commemoration and celebration of his immense contributions and legacies in the literary field of life. The literary festival is an annual literary event organized by the Society of Young Nigerian Writers, (Anambra State Chapter) in honour The [Read]

Ogun Takes Over 28 Community Schools, Absorbs 577 Teachers

ABEOKUTA – Ogun State Government has taken over the management of 28 community schools across the state. NEWS FLAKES NG also gathers that the State Government also absorbed 577 teachers in these schools into its civil service system. A statement by Kunle Somorin, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun said the state government took the decision because most of the community schools were insolvent. Speaking further, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary, Secondary and Vocational Education, Mrs Aderonke Soyombo said the primary interest was the interest in and number of children that would be affected if they were not absorbed. “The number of children to be affected [Read]

Shocking! Nigerian Varsity set to hold conference on witchcraft [SEE DATE]

ENUGU – The University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, Enugu state, has concluded plans to host a conference on witchcraft on its campus, NEWS FLAKES NG gathers. The Cable reports that the conference, which has the theme “Witchcraft: Meaning, factors and practices”, is convened by the Professor B.I.C Ijomah Centre for Policy and Research in UNN. [READ ALSO] 30-year-old Nigerian man commits suicide weeks after being deported from Dubai[SEE PHOTOS] A notice of the event seen by our source  listed David Ker, a former vice-chancellor of Benue State University, as the keynote speaker at the event slated for November 26 and November 27. It also said Charles Igwe, UNN vice-chancellor, is the [Read]

Man burns his certificates, says “School na major scam” [SEE VIDEO]

A Nigerian man who appears to be frustrated with the level of unemployment and hunger in the country has burnt all his school certificates to ashes because of his inability to get anything tangible with it. According to him, school is a major scam as he will only end up being a slave to a white man if he keeps on attaching his success to his school certificates. The young man, buttressing his point, mentioned Igbo men, and the fact that most of them are making serious money in Nigeria, despite being uneducated. Filming the burning certificates, he also slammed our leaders for neglecting the masses whom they were called [Read]

UTME 2020: Ogun Assembly to Intervene over National Identity registration challenges

  ABEOKUTA – In its bid to address the challenge being faced by the people in the process of registration for the National Identity Card in Ogun State, the State House of Assembly has waded in to provide logistic support for the State Office of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to ensure seamless registration, especially for Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination applicants. The Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo gave the assurance during an interactive session with the members of the management team of the agency led by the Coordinator of the (NIMC) in the State, Mr Adeniyi Olatunde at the Assembly [Read]

Afe Babalola University to start flogging students of opposite sex caught holding hands

  A video which was shared on Twitter has revealed the decision of the management of Afe-Babalola University to start flogging students of opposite sex caught holding hands. According to the video, the University has frowned at the closeness between students of opposite sex in the University, thus, the reason for the formulation of the new policy. A man alleged to be a senior lecturer in the University revealed this in the video. “We have received a directive from the founder. All those girls who are in the habit of coming around boys or holding hands with boys, when we find you doing what we call public display of affection, [Read]

BREAKING: MAPOLY Releases First Batch Of Admission for 2019/2020 Session

John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – The Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ojere, Abeokuta has announced the release of first batch  Admission List for 2019/2020 Academic Session.  This was contained in a recent release by the Institution’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Yemi Ajibola a copy of which was obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG.  According to the release, “candidates who must have been offered provisional admission on the respective lists, however have till Friday, 15th November, 2019 to pay the Non-Refundable acceptance fee via the Polytechnic’s portal on www.mapoly.edu.ng”.  See full details of the release below; MAPOLY Releases 1st Batch of Admission List The Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta has announced the [Read]

From School Daughter And School Father In Secondary School, To Husband And Wife; They Found True Love [READ MORE]

  It’s more like a dream come through through for this couple. A Facebook user shared his beautiful experience of how he met his wife. According to him, They met back in secondary school and it was just a school father and daughter relationship as Chukuwunomso was asked to take care of his wife today by her elder sister while she left school. Now, He will be taking care of her forever as they began their journey in holy matrimony. Read what he wrote below and some of their photos below; “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a step. We started as innocent friends, school father and daughter. [Read]

NYSC Corps member escapes lynching after beating Almajiri boy to death in Kano

  KANO – A serving member of National Youth Service Corps ( NYSC) posted to Bebeji local government area of Kano state, has allegedly beaten a young boy (Almajiri) to death. Moments after the incident happened, police had to barricade the scene to prevent angry mob from lynching the corps member. It was gathered that the sad incident happened on Thursday evening when the boy was said to have rushed to the corps members’ lodge to collect his share of fruits usually distributed among the children in area. NEWS FLAKES NG reliably gathered that the deceased in his desperation to get his own share of the fruits, accidentally collided with [Read]

Makinde Okays Recruitment Of Teachers Into Oyo Public Schools

IBADAN – To cushion the effort of teachers’ shortage in public schools, Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, announced that he has given approval for the recruitment of teachers into the State’s teaching service. In a statement made available to NEWS FLAKES NG, the governor said his government is re-engineering the education for “long-lasting positive results.” The statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the Governor stated this while speaking at the commissioning of a N50 million multipurpose hall donated to the Ilora Baptist Grammar School, Ilora, by an old student, Mr. Remi Oyekola. The statement also quoted the Governor [Read]

‘He financed her college education, she refused to marry him, he shot her dead’

  A 27-year-old police officer attached to anti-graft agency in Tanzania (Takururu) has been arrested after he allegedly killed his girlfriend for “refusing to marry him”. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that James Paulo allegedly fired three bullets into the head of his lover, Beatha Kafuru, killing her on the spot. The incident happened at the suspect’s home in Tunduru, Ruvuma. Authorities told Tanzanian news outlets that Paulo killed his girlfriend after she refused to marry him despite the suspect financing her college education. Kafuru completed her diploma in nursing course recently. Paulo told police that he had planned to marry Kafuru, whom he shares a child with, once she was [Read]

You don’t need education to be successful, all you need is a plan – Steve Harvey

  Legendary TV host and radio personality Steve Harvey has walked a long way to become what he is today and attributes his success to God. The one-time stand-up comedian and actor has also ventured into the authoring world in a move to inspire the masses. View this post on Instagram Happy anniversary to the chick of my dreams @marjorie_harvey A post shared by Steve Harvey (@iamsteveharveytv) on Jun 24, 2019 at 9:07am PDT In one of his recent shows, Harvey took the opportunity to inspire people’s lives by sharing his story of grass to grace. He said God had made him successful despite the fact that he had no [Read]

Crescent University convocation ceremony turns violent as angry parents beat journalist, curse mgt

  OGUN – A female journalist reporting for the Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation (OGBC), Abeokuta, was on Saturday beaten blue and black by angry parents during the 11th convocation ceremony of Crescent University. Crisis ensued when the journalist, Jumoke Onafowora, struggled with the parents to gain access into the convocation hall to perform her official duty. Onafowora, who was a member of Ogun Deputy Governor’s Press Crew, was attacked as the unhappy parents tore her clothes; protesting their inability to enter a hall where their children were being convocated. It was gathered that the management of Crescent University had denied parents access into the hall where graduands were seated; claiming [Read]