Education

Meet Abudu Salah who scored 8A’s in 2018 WASSCE but now a ‘kayayo’ [READ MORE]

Abudu Salah’s aim is to become a nurse but she is yet to achieve that dream. Salah is a 22-year-old ‘kayayo’ in Accra. She passed the 2018 WASSCE with excellent results while others with great opportunities at their disposal failed and could not gain admission to the University. Sadly, she has not been able to further her education to become the nurse she wants to be. 3news.com first shared the touching story of the 22-year-old Abudu Salah who lives in a slum in Accra. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that She never allowed her situation to frustrate her hence she took to being a Kayayo thus a head porter to make [Read]

UTME: JAMB registers over 300,000 in one week [READ MORE]

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has registered over 300, 000 candidates for its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in one week. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos State . Benjamin said that this was coming a week after the commencement of the registration exercise. NAN reports that the board commenced registration of candidates for 2019 all Computer Based Test on January 10 and it would close on February 21. [READ ALSO] 2019 JAMB REGISTRATION: How To Get E-pins [SEE SIMPLE STEPS HERE] According to him, the registration [Read]

2019 JAMB Registration: How to Get E-pins [SEE SIMPLE STEPS HERE]

  Here are the steps that would be required by all JAMB applicants, before commencing registration in any Accredited CBT Centre; 1. Each candidate will be registered with one mobile phone number only. The Cell phone number used to create the profile code is automatically tied to the Candidate’s name and will be used in all communications related to his/her 2019 Application/Examination. 2. Candidate sends his/her name [Surname, First Name & Middle Name (if any)] by text (SMS) to 55019. This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all. 3. A Profile Code is received by the candidate on the same telephone [Read]

ASUU Strike: FG approves over N35.4bn, to resume talks on Thursday, Strike May be Called-Off Next Week [READ MORE]

  ABUJA – Barring any last minutes change, academic activities may resume in public universities next week, as Federal Government has approved over N35.4 billion for the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). In a resolution reached Monday night between the Federal Government and the leadership of ASUU at the Conference Hall, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Abuja, the government announced that Federal Ministry of Finance and Accountant General of the Federation have confirmed payment of N15.389.940,335.71 billion to accommodate payment of shortfall in all institutions that are Presidential Initiative of Continuous Audit, PICA varied. The Minister of Labour and Employment who disclosed this at the end of the [Read]

WASSCE extends registration Date [READ MORE]

  The West African Examination Council, WASSCE, has extended its registration deadline for private candidates. WASSCE extended its registration for private candidates to January 11, 2019. The body made the disclosure in a post on its Twitter handle on Thursday. “ICYMI: The closing date for registration for the WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2019-First Series has been extended to January 11, 2019,” WASSCE tweeted. [Read]

When is school resuming, I miss sex badly – Lady writes [READ MORE & SEE PHOTOS]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a young lady identified as Daisy Nelly who is from Kenya, has taken to social media to disclose to her friends that she missed having sex and also wanted to know when school is resuming. She shared a picture of herself on her profile and was not shy to open up to her friends on her sexual cravings. She wrote; “Oh my!!! I miss intercourse walai. When are we opening school. Dryspell ni real.” It looks like the social media has given so many young people the medium to express, even their deepest thoughts, that would have rather been kept to themselves. [READ ALSO]: SHOCKING: [Read]

300-Level ABU Student Commits Suicide, blames Parents; See Heart Touching Letter She Left [SEE PHOTOS]

  Aisha Omolola, a 300 Level student of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria took her own life recently in a mostly tragic fashion. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that she reportedly took poison “Sniper” earlier today in her apartment at Samaru which immediately took her life. She left a letter attached to her body bidding farewell to her friends and loved ones. Read her heart touching death note below: “Just like I said, If I am no more please hold my family especially my mum and dad responsible. I have tried to be the best I can be, Stayed award from them just because they blame me for their mistakes and they [Read]

Wow! Meet Esther Okade, 10-year old Nigerian-born Maths Genius who Just enrolled At College [READ MORE]

STORY HIGHLIGHTS: – Esther Okade is a 10-year-old British-Nigerian student – She recently enrolled at the Open University in the UK – Already top of her class scoring 100% in a recent exam – Took A-level exams, a British secondary school qualification, last year At first glance Esther Okade seems like a normal 10-year-old. She loves dressing up as Elsa from “Frozen,” playing with Barbie dolls and going to the park or shopping. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that but what makes the British-Nigerian youngster stand out is the fact that she’s also a university undergraduate. Esther, from Walsall, an industrial town in the UK’s West Midlands region, is one of [Read]

ASUU Vows to Continue With Ongoing Strike [READ MORE]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, yesterday in Lagos vowed to continue the ongoing six weeks strike that has grounded the public universities. Speaking at a press briefing held at the University of Lagos, UNILAG, its national President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi lamented that the Federal Government was not serious with the negotiations it had between the Union and the Federal Government representatives. He urged the Federal government to demonstrate serious commitment to implementing the spirit and letters of the 2009 FGN/ASUU agreement as well as the resulting 2013 MOU and 2017 Memorandum of understanding. Buhari Urges ASUU To End Strike He said: “The Federal Government should demonstrate serious commitment [Read]

JAMB to start 2019 UTME registration January 10, Says No More Use of Cyber Cafes for Registration [READ MORE]

  THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will open registration for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on January 10, 2019. JAMB Registrar Prof. Is-haq Oloyede said at a stakeholders meeting with CBT Centre operators and others at the University of Lagos yesterday that the sale of e-PIN for the examination would last for six weeks. He, however, did not give the actual examination dates. Oloyede had initially announced January 3 as beginning date for the sale of forms but changed it to January 10, 2018 following appeal by the CBT operators for more time to complete their online network test. The centres were only given seven days [Read]