Education

ASUU Strike: Lecturer Disguises As Spiderman To Attend To Students [SEE PHOTOS]

    A lecturer at the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli, Anambra State, yesterday, transformed into a Spider-Man in order to rescue his masters students from the jaws of the ongoing ASUU strike. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that the lecturer, who is a strong member of ASUU, had to undergo the transformation so as not to contravene the union’s directive which requires lecturers to stay away from academic work. In his capacity as a Spider-Man and not an ASUU member, he was able to attend to the students who wanted to have a final discussion with him ahead of their project defence. It was gathered that some non-teaching staff present [Read]

SHOCKING: Students Sent Packing As 400L BOWEN University Student Allegedly Impregnates VC’s Wife [READ MORE]

  As bizzare and incredible as it sounds, viral reports from social media users suggest that a 400 level student of Bowen University has just gotten the Vice Chancellor’s wife pregnant. Bowen is a private Baptist Christian Nigerian University owned and operated by the Nigerian Baptist Convention, in Osun state. Bowen University is a private Baptist Christian Nigerian university owned and operated by the Nigerian Baptist Convention. Bowen University is located at Iwo in Osun State, Nigeria, and is housed in the old 1,300-acre (6 km²) campus of the Baptist College, a teacher-training institution on a hill just outside the city. The first Baptist University in Africa. NEWS FLAKES NG [Read]

BREAKING: Again, FG-ASUU Meeting DEADLOCK, Strikes Continues [READ MORE]

  John Izabi,  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that for the umpteenth time, the meeting between representatives of the Federal Government and Officials of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has again ended in deadlock. This translates to the fact that the over five weeks strike embarked upon by the Academic Union would continue until their demands are fully implemented by the federal government. ASUU rising from an emergency meeting held some weeks back in Ondo state embarked on a full scale nationwide industrial action to press home their demands for improvements and revampment in facilities in some of the nation’s institutions [Read]

Nigerian Govt’s No-Work-No-Pay Threat Against ASUU Is ‘Boko-Haramic’, Says Student Group

The Alliance of Nigerian Students Against Neo Liberal Attacks (ANSA) has said the Federal Government’s threat of ‘No Work, No Pay’ against the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike is the “highest form of insensitivity and irresponsibility”. This was contained in a statement by the organisation on Saturday, in which it accused the Federal Government of “destroying public tertiary education in Nigeria”. ASUU had commenced an indefinite strike on November 4, 2018 to demand proper funding of Nigerian universities. However, a memo dated Thursday, November 29, 2018 sent by the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) to University Vice Chancellors had noted that the Federal Government would enforce the ‘No Work, [Read]

JAMB Set to Commence UTME 2019 Registration by December (READ MORE)

  Fresh reports indicate that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board will anytime from December commence registration for 2019/2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination as earlier scheduled. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Head of Media of the Board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, announced this on Thursday while addressing newsmen during the conduct of promotion exercise for the Nigerian Customs Service at the board’s Computer Based Test Centre in Abuja. According to Benjamin, no specific date has been fixed for the commencement of the registration yet. He, however, said that plans were underway to do so as soon as possible, as the board was initially waiting for the pronouncement of the presidency [Read]

Shock as ‘Runs Girl’ University Student Runs Mad after allegedly being used for money rituals in Ijebu-Ode 

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Efemieyah Blessing, a 300Level Student of the Department of Political Science, Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko has lost her Memory after dropping off from a Lexus Car in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State. In a recent online post by an eye witness, Blessing is said to be a student Of Political Science Education 300L in Adekunle Ajasin University and was popularly referred to as a ‘Runz Girl’. However, details surrounding this ugly trending news remains sketchy as at PRESS TIME, but rumours have it that the victim may have been used for money rituals. More Details Shortly!! STAY TUNED!! See more photos below as obtained [Read]

Buhari Reduces Costs of UTME, NECO Forms – READ MORE

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reduction in the cost of forms for the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), National Examinations Council (NECO), Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) and the Basic Education Certificate Examination. Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, announced the decision during the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday. According to Tolu Ogunlesi, the Head of Digital Communications for President Buhari, on his Twitter handle, @toluogunlesi, who shared the news, the reduction will take effect from January 2019. He tweeted, “President Buhari has approved the reduction in the cost of Forms for JAMB UTME, NECO SSCE and [Read]

No More Conferment Of Honourary Awards On Me – Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka on Friday said he was done with the conferment of Honorary awards on him. He said this while receiving an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters at the convocation ceremony of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Professor Wole Soyinka said… “This is an institution where in the same town and state is where I took my first steps to learning. So it is symmetrical, it is a closure. I said this is symbolical way to end my teaching career. But there is one thing which I thought that suppose this is the last honorary degree I receive from anywhere, what a beautiful [Read]

WAEC announces release of 2018 second series WASSCE results

  The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has released the results of the 2018 second series of the West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination. While announcing the release of the results on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, the Head of the Nigeria National Office of the West African Examination Council (WAEC), Mr Olu Adenipekun said 39, 557 candidates obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects including English Language and Mathematics. The figure according to Adenipekun represents 35.99 per cent of 109, 902 candidates that sat the examination. The WAEC Boss also said 63,037 candidates representing 57.36% obtained credits in five subjects excluding Mathematics and English. He added [Read]

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]