Education

Sex-For-Marks: Ex-OAU Lecturer Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment [READ MORE]

  A Federal High Court, sitting in Osogbo on Monday sentenced former Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) lecturer, Professor Richard Akindele, to two years imprisonment for demanding s3x to pass her student, Monica Osagie. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that during previous proceedings, the convict had pleaded not guilty to the charge of s3xual harassment preferred against him by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, (ICPC). Akindele had been docked before Justice Maureen Onyetenu on a 4-count charge bothering on s3xual harassment. According to the charges, the convict “corruptly asked for s3xual benefits for himself from Monica Osagie for a favour that would be thereafter sworn to her by [Read]

NANS seeks Speedy Prosecution of Alleged Killer of Police Officer in Ogun [READ MORE]

  The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has urged the Ogun Police Command to fast track prosecution of the alleged killer of Cpl. Gbenga Adeboyejo. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that in a condolence message to the command, NANS demanded that the culprit must be made to face the consequences of his action to serve as deterrent to others. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that a 30-year-old community leader, was on Dec. 10 arrested by the Ogun Police Command for allegedly killing Adeboyejo, over a N120,000 business deal. Parading the suspect at the scene of the crime in Opeji, Odeda Local Government Area, the Ogun Commissioner of Police, [Read]

Gov Amosun Showers Encomiums On Oba Alake As He Bags Honorary Doctorate Award [READ MORE]

  ABEOKUTA – Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has showered encomiums on the Alake and Paramount ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo on the conferment of Honorary Doctorate Degree in management by the Governing Council of Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ebonyi state. The Governor in a personally signed congratulatory message on behalf of the state government, said the honour was symbiotic as a result of the monarch’s contribution to nation’s growth and Ogun State as a former military officer and traditional leader. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Oba Gbadebo, alongside former Minister of Education and Health, Professor Ihechukwu Mmadubike will be honoured at the university’s 3rd convocation ceremony [Read]

ASUP Threatens Nationwide Indefinite Strike, says “No going back” [READ MORE]

  The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Tuesday again re-echoed its resolve to embark on a nationwide planned industrial action due to Federal Government’s continued failure to honour agreements signed with the union. The Union said there was no going back on its planned indefinite strike beginning on December 12 in all the nation’s polytechnics.   Mr Usman Dutse, the National President of the union made the declaration in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that Dutse said that the strike became necessary following the failure of the Federal Government to implement the 2009 and 2017 agreements reached with [Read]

SHOCKING: 16 – Year Old Boy Dies During “JUJU” Superiority Contest In School Premises [READ MORE]

  EKITI – A secondary school student at the Ado Grammar School, Ado Ekiti, Mathew Favour, died on Thursday following injuries he sustained in a superiority contest with a colleague on the efficacy of their charms. Sources said that the incident occurred in the evening within the school’s premises. The 16-year old was said to have been engaged in a friendly dispute with a colleague over the ownership of a ball before it degenerated into an argument over who had more portent charms. Late Favour, who was in Senior Secondary Class Two before his death, was allegedly stabbed in the chest and later died at the Ekiti State University Teaching [Read]

NOUN Graduates To Participate In NYSC, Attend Law School [READ MORE]

  Students of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) can now heave a sigh of relief as President Muhammadu Buhari assents to the National Open University Amendment Act 2018. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang, disclosed this to State House correspondents on Friday in Abuja. He said, “President Buhari has also assented to National Open University Amendment Act, which allows the National Open University to operate as all other universities, having the same power and functions and the same administrative structures.” Before the presidential assent, graduates of the institution have decried the alleged discrimination to participate in [Read]

JUST IN: Again, Buhari ‘Rejects’ Electoral Bill, Approves NOUN Amendment Act [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that President Muhammadu Buhari has again declined assent to the amended Electoral Bill by the National Assembly. Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Senate) on National Assembly Matters, disclosed this to state house reporters on Friday. According to Enang, the president has communicated his decision to the National Assembly. He, however, said the president has assented to the amendment made to the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Act. With the assent, NOUN can now operate like other conventional universities in the country. [Read]

EXCLUSIVE: “I am Not Missing, I’m only ill”, Mapoly SUELECO Chairman Speaks at last [READ MORE]

… We’re meeting the management soon on next line of Action – SUELECO Chairman  John Izabi, ABEOKUTA – Students Union Electoral Committee Chairman of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Lekan Adeniji has just confirmed to our correspondent that he’s indeed hale, hearty and of a sound mind, thus urging the entire student community of the institution to disregard any rumour about his purported kidnap prior to yesterday’s scheduled Union polls. Speaking Exclusively to NEWS FLAKES NG in a telephone interview few moments ago, Mr lekan confirmed the news release from his fellow executive members yesterday which was published by NEWS FLAKES NG explaining that the election couldn’t hold as planned due [Read]

UPDATE: Mapoly SUELECO Chairman Hale and Hearty, Not Kidnapped, says Committee Excos, Elections Postponed Indefinitely [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Officials of the Student Union Electoral Committee (SULECO) of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta have cleared the air about the whereabouts of the Committee Chairman, Lekan Adeniji who was earlier reported missing. The Committee Executive members in a recent release carrying the names of Famuyiwa Hammed and Omojola Olawale, the General Secretary and Public Relations Officer respectively, claimed that the Electoral Committee Chairman suddenly felt ill and was summoned home by his parents earlier today as against widely circulated reports of him missing and being kidnapped. [READ ALSO]: MAPOLY SUG ELECTION UPDATE: SULECO Chairman Reportedly Missing As [Read]

MAPOLY SUG ELECTION UPDATE: SULECO Chairman Reportedly Missing As Elections Fail to Hold [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Student Union Electoral Committee (SULECO) Chairman of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ojere, Abeokuta simply identified as LEKAN ADENIJI has been reported Missing As scheduled Student Union Elections Fail to Hold as Planned on Institution Campus.  Today, Thursday December 6, 2018 has been earlier scheduled as date for Union election to filled vacant positions in the Institution’s Students’ Union offices including that of the SU President, Vice president, General Secretary, Financial Secretary, Welfare Director amongst others across various departments of the institution. A recent Facebook post by one of the Student Activists identified as Abiola Ajumoko, who expressed utter [Read]