Education

Oshiomhole, Akpabio Make surprise Appearance at GEJ’s book launch, As Obasanjo Arrives to a ‘Noisy’ welcome

  The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshomhole, has made a surprise appearance at the venue of Goodluck Jonathan’s book presentation. He arrived at the same time with a former Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio. Akpabio recently left Peoples Democratic Party for the APC.     Their arrival at the venue also disrupted events. Oshiomhole ensured that he took photographs with the National Chairman of PDP, Uche Secondus. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has arrived the venue of the book presentation earlier. He arrived the venue at about 1.54pm to a “noisy welcome.”   His arrival disrupted the event for about five minutes as he went [Read]

2019: NANS declare Showdown with Buhari over Continued ASUU strike – READ MORE

  The National Association of Nigeria students, NANS has threatened to thwart President Mohammadu Buhari’s bid for second tenure at the forthcoming general elections. The association also vowed not to let federal government rest until it listens to Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. Comrade Adeyemi Azeez said this during a protest by students from various universities across the nation in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Monday. Armed with different placards, the students who proceeded from the Nigeria Labour Congress secretariat to Ibara pedestrian bridge and stopped at Nigerian Union of Journalists threatened that “We are going to show you road through our vote to Daura, if after today’s nation wide [Read]

Ganduje Bags ‘2018 Best Governor’ Award Despite Corruption Allegations

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Telegraph newspaper has crowned Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State the Best Governor in 2018 in the areas of health and education despite an unresolved bribery allegation against him. The award came at a time Mr Ganduje is facing allegation of collecting $5 million kickback from contractors. Background The Daily Nigerian, an online medium, had first published a series of videos showing Mr Ganduje collecting bribes from contractors in what the newspaper called a sting operation. Similar videos soon surfaced online sparking a national outrage and demand for investigation by Nigerians. Although the videos were also authenticated by PREMIUM TIMES in-house experts, the videos [Read]

BREAKING: NECO announces new dates for Nov/Dec SSCE, shifts Exercise – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the National Examinations Council (NECO) on Wednesday, announced that its November/December 2018 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) earlier scheduled to commence on November 15, has been shifted to November 19. This was contained in a statement signed by the Acting Registrar, Abubakar Gana and made available to newsmen in Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Candidates are hereby requested to download the new examination timetable on the NECO website: www.mynecoexams.com and the e-mail used for the registration. “Please note that this information supersedes the earlier media publication on the commencement date for the examination date,” the [Read]

NPS Registers 35 Prison Inmates for NECO Exam in Ogun – READ MORE

The Nigerian Prisons Service NPS, Ogun State Command has registered 35 inmates drawn from three of the six prisons in the state for 2018 National Examination Council (NECO). NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the inmates who are registered to sit for subjects in Arts, Sciences and Commercials are 8 from Ilaro Prison, 5 from Ijebu Ode Prison while 22 are from Old Abeokuta Prison Ibara. It is heart warming to note that this registration is the maiden one after the recent NECO approval of Old Abeokuta Prison Ibara as the centre for the state Command. The approval is made possible through unrelenting efforts of the welfare officer of the Old [Read]

PHOTOS: Super Eagles Star Etebo Donates 12,000 Textbooks To 64 Public Schools to Celebrate 23rd Birthday, Says There Is More To Come

By Bayo Adegboyega, Sports Editor  DELTA – Prayers, encomiums and appreciation were on the front burner as super Eagles Midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo celebrated his 23rd birthday on Friday, November 9, 2018. NEWS FLAKES NG Sports Desk gathers that  as part of activities marking his birthday celebration, the Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medalist, via his Foundation, Etebo Oghenekaro Peter Foundation touched the lives of close to nine thousand pupils by donating over twelve thousand text books to 64 Public schools in Delta State. The Foundation delegation led by the celebrant’s parents Chief Austin and Mrs Blessing Etebo, its coordinator Mr Endurance Iseri Ogbemudia and friends and well wishers visited Warri South, [Read]

PHOTOS: Student Becomes 1day Principal After Winning A Competition While Principal Became A Day Student

  For winning a competition, principal of a school decided to swap position with a student. The pictures was posted on twitter by the son of the Principal. (Read Post) My mum is legit goals, a student won the competition of being a one day principal and she switched roles and became a one day student. SEE MORE IMAGES BELOW: . . READ MORE 247 LATEST BREAKING NEWS AND MANY MORE HOT GISTS ON: www.newsflakes.com.ng [Read]

“I Have No Plan To Quit Teaching For Acting” – Actor Saka says  

Popular Nollywood actor, Afeez Oyetoro, aka Saka, best known for his hilarious movie roles has said he has no plans to quit teaching anytime soon. Unknown to many of his fans, Saka is a committed academic who teaches drama at the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Ijanikin in Lagos State. Although he was aware that most people wished that he would give up one for the other, the actor, who only just finished his tenure as the Head of the Department of Theatre Arts at the institution, said, in an interview with Punch Nigeria, that he had no plan to quit teaching for a full-blown career in film acting. He [Read]

TRAGEDY: Malaria kills Corps member, one month to passing out – READ MORE

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Daniel, a graduate of the Ignatius Ajuru University Of Education Portharcourt, Rivers State, died yesterday owing to Malaria illness. He was meant to finish his service by next month. May his soul rest in peace . . READ MORE 247 LATEST BREAKING NEWS AND MANY MORE HOT GISTS ON: www.newsflakes.com.ng [Read]

FG’s promises are cheap, says ASUU – READ MORE

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has described the Federal Government’s promises as cheap, saying its members would not be swayed by them. ASUU President Professor Abiodun Ogunyemi said this during an interview on a Lagos-based national television programme yesterday. “We have concluded that promises from the government are very cheap. We are not bothered about what promises the government makes now,” he said. Ogunyemi’s comments came less than 24 hours after the union commenced an industrial action as a result of their grievances with the Federal Government. According to ASUU, the decision to direct its members across the country to down tools on Sunday was because of poor [Read]