Education

Another Buhari’s minister involved in NYSC scandal, risks jail term

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that another minister serving in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has been found to have skipped the mandatory national youth service scheme, an offence that may see him lose his position and earn him jail term. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, failed to participate in the NYSC scheme despite graduating from the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU) at age 25, our source can authoritatively report. The revelation about Mr. Shittu, who is currently angling to become Oyo State governor, is coming to light about a week after Kemi Adeosun was compelled to step down from her post as Nigeria’s finance minister [Read]

BREAKING: WAEC confirms PDP Candidate Adeleke sat for 1981 exams

  The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has confirmed that the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke sat for its examination in 1981. WAEC made the confirmation in its response to an order made on September 11 this year by a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in Bwari, Abuja, directiing the examination body to produce Adeleke’s result. In its affidavit sworn to by Henry Sunday Adewunmi Osindeinde a Deputy Registrar Head of School Examination Department, WAEC said sat for the May/April 1981 at Ede Muslim High School, Yidi Road, Ede, with Centre Number :19645 and Candidate Number [Read]

GCE 2018: WAEC reschedules English Language Paper (SEE NEW DATE & REASONS HERE)

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the West African Examinations Council has postponed the English Language paper earlier scheduled to hold on Saturday, September 22. WAEC revealed this on their Twitter handle, @waecdirect, when a candidate wanted confirmation of the postponement of the paper. The examination body tweeted: “English Language papers will be written on September 29, 2018. Please, go to our registration site (registration.waecdirect.org) and download the timetable.” The postponement is speculated to be due to the governorship election holding in Osun State on September 22, the earlier date of the examination. [Read]

BREAKING: Nigerian Music Star, Wiz kid planning to build Schools in Every Country in Africa

NEWS FLAKES gathers that Nigerian singer, Ayo Balogun, popularly known by his stage name, Wizkid, has announced his plan to build schools in every country in Africa. The singer made the disclosure on Twitter on Saturday, where he called on his fans to help him pick which country to start with. “Using my own profits from this business partnership with Nike to build a school back home in Lagos. #Educationforeverychild. “I’ll need help from fans to pick where we start this. Trying to build a school in every country in Africa. That’s my dream. Surulere, Lagos, Ghana and Benin Republic,” the tweet read. The singer had earlier announced the release [Read]

DAPCHI: Another British Man Takes To The Streets Of London To Stage Protest For The Release Of Leah Sharibu

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that two days after UK member of parliament, Tom Brake, held a protest in front of the Nigerian High Commission in the UK to bring attention to the #FreeLeah campaign, another British man took to the streets of London to stage a solo protest for the release of Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl who was kidnapped in February. Leah Sharibu was kidnapped from school alongside 118 other female students. Five of them died in captivity and the others were set free, but only Leah is still being held by the terrorists because she refused to renounce her Christian faith. The foreigner who was pictured staging a [Read]

EDUCATION: TASUED gets new Registrar, Librarian

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Governing Council of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State has confirmed the appointment of Mr. Kamil Adekunle Abayomi Ogunyemi as the new Registrar and Secretary to the Governing Council of the University while Mrs. Faustina Adesola Oyesiku is the University Librarian. Mr.Ogunyemi joined the services of the then Tai Solarin College of Education in November 1990 as Assistant Registrar before the College transformed into a University and by dint of hard work, rose to the pinnacle of his career. Mr. Ogunyemi has served in various units and departments in the University and until his appointment as the Registrar, he was the Deputy [Read]

PHOTOS: Meet 14-year-old Tanmay Bakshi who works for Google, earns over ₦450 million annually

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that while an average Nigerian teenager is hawking goods on the major roads, 14 year old Tanmay Bakshi is a software programming whiz. The teenager is also said to be among the youngest developers building applications around Watson, IBM’s artificial intelligence platform. He’s Currently working for Google with a Salary of $1.25 Million! annually. This has indeed got to underscore the importance of massively investing in Information Technology, especially  in this present ever growing technologically-driven age. More juicy updates and Hot Gists shortly!! google [Read]

EVENT: The Just Concluded Bee2018 [Beauty & Event Exhibition] That Had The Governorship Aspirant of Ogun State [GNI] ON Sit

Beauty and Event Exhibition (BEE) 2018 is an initiative where youth entrepreneurs and start-ups come together to showcase their products and services to the world and enable them increase sales and building wider clientele base.  BEE is a fair organized by Miola Artistry and Yosi Cosmetics -two beauty and event-based organizations that are strongly passionate about achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals of providing decent work and accomplishing economic growth in our  nation thereby eradicating poverty.  GNI And The Organizers GNI And The Host  BEE is envisioned in creating wealth for youth entrepreneurs through beauty and art all around Africa by building a network of visionary young entrepreneurs all around beauty and art.  Bee2018 Students In Class BEE [Read]

NECO releases June/July SSCE results for 2018

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the June /July 2018 senior secondary school certificate examinations (SSCE) with 71 percent of the candidates making five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics. [Read]

DAILY FRONTPAGE HEADLINES: Check out What The Papers Are Saying Today August 14, 2018

NEWS FLAKES NG brings to us Daily Nigerian Frontpage Headlines from leading dailies across the country in what we term – “WHAT THE PAPERS ARE SAYING TODAY….” Daily Times, Punch, Daily Independent, Daily Trust, The Guardian, Daily Sun,  The Point, Vanguard, Leadership, The Nation, Business Day, Nigerian Tribune and many Others every day of the week. Oncemore, Let’s enjoy today’s episode Tuesday August 14, 2018 as displayed below: . CHECK THROUGH FOR MORE PAPERS AND READ MORE DAILY ON www.newsflakes.com.ng [Read]