Education

MAPOLY Students’ Union Election is Worthy of Emulation, Says Stakeholders

John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – Major Stakeholders in the just concluded Students’ Union Election of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta have described the exercise as the freest,  fairest and most credible in the history of the institution and  an act worthy of emulation across the country and beyond.  The election, which was conducted via e-voting system at the ICT center of the Polytechnic, was adjudged the first of its kind in the history of the 40-year old institution. Mr. Samson Omoniyi (aka Heritage) of the Department of Mass Communication was declared the Students’ Union president-elect for the 2018/2019 academic session after defeating his closest rival GENESIS by 542 votes to 486. [Read]

BREAKING: Advocate Forum Breaks 10-Yr Jinx, as HERITAGE Wins Mapoly SU Election [SEE FULL RESULTS] 

  John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that Presidential candidate of the Advocate Forum of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ojere Abeokuta, Samson Omoniyi aka HERITAGE has defeated his Reformation Forum Counterpart, aka GENESIS to win the just concluded Students’ Union election held earlier today at the institution’s campus.  According to official results released by the Students’ Union Electoral Committee Chairman, HERITAGE polled a total of 542 votes to defeat his closest rival, GENESIS who was only able to secure a total of 486 votes. Other successful candidates were also elected into the offices of the Vice president, Public Relations Unit, Financial Secretary, [Read]

REVEALED! Pius Adesanmi’s Last Interview – Near-death accident, abusive relationship, Buhari’s cluelessness” [READ MORE]

  One evening in early September last year, Pius Adesanmi, telephoned me frantically from his base in Ontario. He had been calling for days and due to my excessively busy schedule at the time and the time difference between Canada and Nigeria, we missed each other repeatedly. He would call while I was asleep, and I would do the same while he was perhaps dreaming away in Ontario. In frustration, the man I called Akowe (Book man), left a message for me on WhatsApp: “O ga o. Olorun a fun alagbara yin ni suuru o.” (May God give the powerful the patience to be gentle with the masses). He was [Read]

I am not receiving any salary from NOUN, My Service is Pro bono, says Obasanjo

John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – Former president of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has debunked claims contained in a recent newspaper publication that he receives N40,000 as monthly salary from the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).  The former president cleared the air about this speculation in a recent release entitled “My Service at NOUN is Pro bono” and made available to newsmen by his Personal Assistant on Media, Mr Kehinde Akinyemi. According to the release, Chief Obasanjo explained that his appointment as an Instructional/Tutorial Facilitator and Project Supervisor in the Faculty of Arts at the Abeokuta Study Centre with was received with “pleasure and duty to give back to others out [Read]

UTME 2019: JAMB Postpones Exams Again, Announces New Dates, Continues Registration [SEE NEW DATES HERE]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has rescheduled the conduct of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to 11th April. The board also fixed 1st April for the conduct of its mock examination earlier scheduled for Saturday, 23rd March. JAMB’s Head of Media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, in Abuja. The statement directed candidates to begin the printing of their UTME notification slips from 2nd April in any part of the country. The board added that it also reopened its registration portal to 41,063 candidates who have created their profiles and procured either the UTME or DE ePINS till Friday 15th, March. [READ [Read]

TRAGEDY: Over 100 pupils trapped, feared killed in Lagos school Building collapse [SEE PHOTOS]

Updated NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that tragedy struck earlier today Wednesday March 13 as over 100 school pupils are feared killed following the collapse of Baden School in Lagos Island. The school situated at Itafaji Street, near Adeniji Adele was said to have caved in around 10:20am on Wednesday. The cause of the collapse was yet to be ascertained but The Nation gathered emergency responders have moved to the scene and were evacuating trapped victims. More Details shortly… [Read]

UTME 2019: JAMB bans ATM Cards, Watches, Key Holders, Other items at Exam Centres [READ MORE]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has listed at least 19 items which it said remained prohibited for the over 1.8 million candidates taking the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The board said in its weekly bulletin obtained by our correspondent on Monday that the items were prohibited during its examinations, warning that candidates who breached the directive would be disallowed from taking the UTME. The board said, “To ensure that our examinations meet best global practices, the board has prohibited the use of the following items during its exams. They are watches, pens or biros, mobile phones or similar electronic devices, spy reading glasses, calculators, hard disks or similar [Read]

Six Technical Skills You Need To Have Before You Graduate [A MUST READ]

Dear undergraduates, it’s no longer news that your university is not going to give you everything you need to get a job after graduation. So many educated people thought certificate doesn’t really count but what you’ve got in your head to project and to be productive to bring income or food to your table, NEWS FLAKES NG can authoritatively assert. And I hope you know that once you fulfill all the necessary requirements for the award of BSc degree, you’ll have to get yourself out of the institution and face the next struggle; and at that time, learning new skills might not be so easy. So, this is the best [Read]

UTME 2019: JAMB fixes Saturday, March 23 for mock examination

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed Saturday, March 23,2019 for the conduct of the 2019 mock examination. JAMB Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, in a statement Monday night, said “candidates are by this information,urged to begin the printing of their Mock Examination Notification slips from Wednesday 6th March 2019.” “The Board enjoined all candidates to jealously guard all their details pertaining to the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME/DE) Direct Entry. “The public should therefore note that the mock examination as its name implies, would not be used for any assessment process,”the statement said. It explained that “this year’s exercise is the third in [Read]

15-year old Girl Gets US scholarship after Scoring 9A’s in WAEC Subjects, 300+ in Jamb

  A – 15year-old girl, Ikeoluwa Abioye, has won several awards after scoring A1 in all her WAEC subjects with 305 in JAMB. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that she also got a full scholarship to study computer engineering in the US. According to a Twitter user who shared the information said: Let’s celebrate 15 yr old Ikeoluwa Abioye, a genius in the making👏👏 Scored : 9 A1 in WAEC including Maths English Further Maths Chemistry Physics Biology ICT Scored 305 in Jamb. [Read]