Education

Shocking! Nigerian Varsity set to hold conference on witchcraft [SEE DATE]

ENUGU – The University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, Enugu state, has concluded plans to host a conference on witchcraft on its campus, NEWS FLAKES NG gathers. The Cable reports that the conference, which has the theme “Witchcraft: Meaning, factors and practices”, is convened by the Professor B.I.C Ijomah Centre for Policy and Research in UNN. [READ ALSO] 30-year-old Nigerian man commits suicide weeks after being deported from Dubai[SEE PHOTOS] A notice of the event seen by our source  listed David Ker, a former vice-chancellor of Benue State University, as the keynote speaker at the event slated for November 26 and November 27. It also said Charles Igwe, UNN vice-chancellor, is the [Read]

Man burns his certificates, says “School na major scam” [SEE VIDEO]

A Nigerian man who appears to be frustrated with the level of unemployment and hunger in the country has burnt all his school certificates to ashes because of his inability to get anything tangible with it. According to him, school is a major scam as he will only end up being a slave to a white man if he keeps on attaching his success to his school certificates. The young man, buttressing his point, mentioned Igbo men, and the fact that most of them are making serious money in Nigeria, despite being uneducated. Filming the burning certificates, he also slammed our leaders for neglecting the masses whom they were called [Read]

UTME 2020: Ogun Assembly to Intervene over National Identity registration challenges

  ABEOKUTA – In its bid to address the challenge being faced by the people in the process of registration for the National Identity Card in Ogun State, the State House of Assembly has waded in to provide logistic support for the State Office of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to ensure seamless registration, especially for Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination applicants. The Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo gave the assurance during an interactive session with the members of the management team of the agency led by the Coordinator of the (NIMC) in the State, Mr Adeniyi Olatunde at the Assembly [Read]

Afe Babalola University to start flogging students of opposite sex caught holding hands

  A video which was shared on Twitter has revealed the decision of the management of Afe-Babalola University to start flogging students of opposite sex caught holding hands. According to the video, the University has frowned at the closeness between students of opposite sex in the University, thus, the reason for the formulation of the new policy. A man alleged to be a senior lecturer in the University revealed this in the video. “We have received a directive from the founder. All those girls who are in the habit of coming around boys or holding hands with boys, when we find you doing what we call public display of affection, [Read]

BREAKING: MAPOLY Releases First Batch Of Admission for 2019/2020 Session

John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – The Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ojere, Abeokuta has announced the release of first batch  Admission List for 2019/2020 Academic Session.  This was contained in a recent release by the Institution’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Yemi Ajibola a copy of which was obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG.  According to the release, “candidates who must have been offered provisional admission on the respective lists, however have till Friday, 15th November, 2019 to pay the Non-Refundable acceptance fee via the Polytechnic’s portal on www.mapoly.edu.ng”.  See full details of the release below; MAPOLY Releases 1st Batch of Admission List The Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta has announced the [Read]

From School Daughter And School Father In Secondary School, To Husband And Wife; They Found True Love [READ MORE]

  It’s more like a dream come through through for this couple. A Facebook user shared his beautiful experience of how he met his wife. According to him, They met back in secondary school and it was just a school father and daughter relationship as Chukuwunomso was asked to take care of his wife today by her elder sister while she left school. Now, He will be taking care of her forever as they began their journey in holy matrimony. Read what he wrote below and some of their photos below; “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a step. We started as innocent friends, school father and daughter. [Read]

NYSC Corps member escapes lynching after beating Almajiri boy to death in Kano

  KANO – A serving member of National Youth Service Corps ( NYSC) posted to Bebeji local government area of Kano state, has allegedly beaten a young boy (Almajiri) to death. Moments after the incident happened, police had to barricade the scene to prevent angry mob from lynching the corps member. It was gathered that the sad incident happened on Thursday evening when the boy was said to have rushed to the corps members’ lodge to collect his share of fruits usually distributed among the children in area. NEWS FLAKES NG reliably gathered that the deceased in his desperation to get his own share of the fruits, accidentally collided with [Read]

Makinde Okays Recruitment Of Teachers Into Oyo Public Schools

IBADAN – To cushion the effort of teachers’ shortage in public schools, Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, announced that he has given approval for the recruitment of teachers into the State’s teaching service. In a statement made available to NEWS FLAKES NG, the governor said his government is re-engineering the education for “long-lasting positive results.” The statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the Governor stated this while speaking at the commissioning of a N50 million multipurpose hall donated to the Ilora Baptist Grammar School, Ilora, by an old student, Mr. Remi Oyekola. The statement also quoted the Governor [Read]

‘He financed her college education, she refused to marry him, he shot her dead’

  A 27-year-old police officer attached to anti-graft agency in Tanzania (Takururu) has been arrested after he allegedly killed his girlfriend for “refusing to marry him”. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that James Paulo allegedly fired three bullets into the head of his lover, Beatha Kafuru, killing her on the spot. The incident happened at the suspect’s home in Tunduru, Ruvuma. Authorities told Tanzanian news outlets that Paulo killed his girlfriend after she refused to marry him despite the suspect financing her college education. Kafuru completed her diploma in nursing course recently. Paulo told police that he had planned to marry Kafuru, whom he shares a child with, once she was [Read]

You don’t need education to be successful, all you need is a plan – Steve Harvey

  Legendary TV host and radio personality Steve Harvey has walked a long way to become what he is today and attributes his success to God. The one-time stand-up comedian and actor has also ventured into the authoring world in a move to inspire the masses. View this post on Instagram Happy anniversary to the chick of my dreams @marjorie_harvey A post shared by Steve Harvey (@iamsteveharveytv) on Jun 24, 2019 at 9:07am PDT In one of his recent shows, Harvey took the opportunity to inspire people’s lives by sharing his story of grass to grace. He said God had made him successful despite the fact that he had no [Read]

Crescent University convocation ceremony turns violent as angry parents beat journalist, curse mgt

  OGUN – A female journalist reporting for the Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation (OGBC), Abeokuta, was on Saturday beaten blue and black by angry parents during the 11th convocation ceremony of Crescent University. Crisis ensued when the journalist, Jumoke Onafowora, struggled with the parents to gain access into the convocation hall to perform her official duty. Onafowora, who was a member of Ogun Deputy Governor’s Press Crew, was attacked as the unhappy parents tore her clothes; protesting their inability to enter a hall where their children were being convocated. It was gathered that the management of Crescent University had denied parents access into the hall where graduands were seated; claiming [Read]

Convicted Cybercrime Fraudster Is Not Our Student – MAPOLY

  ABEOKUTA – In order to clear the rumours going around, the Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta has categorically stated that the convicted cybercrime fraudster, Olalekan Oladapo Ogunremi, was not their student as he claimed. This became necessary due to various reports of some online media and newspapers that Ogunremi upon his arrest by security agency claimed to be a student of MAPOLY. According to the Yemi Ajibola, Head, Public Relations & Protocol of MAPOLY, he reiterated that the institution does not offer Mechanical Engineering in Higher National Diploma programme as allegedly claimed in the report. “We hereby wish to state unequivocally that the convict, Ogunremi is not [Read]

Convocation: Ilaro Poly churns-out 4,000 graduates, 40 distinction recipients

  OGUN –  The Federal Polytechnic Ilaro (FPI), Ogun, has said that over 4,000 students would be graduating at its 19th convocation ceremony which would take place on Wednesday.  Arch. Olusegun Aluko, the Rector of the Institution, disclosed this during a press conference in commemoration of the institutions 40th anniversary and 19th convocation ceremony, held at the school premises in Ilaro . Aluko explained that 40 of the students would be graduating with distinctions , saying that it cut across both Ordinary National Diploma (OND) and Higher National Diploma (HND). The rector added that the school had started moves at ensuring that its products become entrepreneurs after leaving school, saying [Read]

LAUTECH: Osun students carpet Makinde over crisis, back Oyetola

  OSOGBO  – Coalition of Osun State students, under the umbrella of National Association of Osun State Students (NAOSS) and National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, Osun axis have rebuked Oyo State government under the leadership of Seyi Makinde over the lingering crisis at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH). The students, who moved round streets in Osogbo, the state capital, were armed with placards with several inscriptions all wearing Oyo state government to desist from the move to take over the institution. Addressing newsmen NAOSS’ President, Comrade Elisha Oderinwale alleged that there was a clandestine move by government of Oyo ‘”to fraudulently take over what jointly belongs to the [Read]

NYSC Arrests 95 Corps Members With Fake Certificates

  The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says it has arrested over 95 corps members for presenting fake certificates during mobilization exercise. The Director-General of the Corps, Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim disclosed this during the 2019 Batch “C” pre-mobilization workshop held in Minna, the Niger state capital. He says sixty-five of the culprits are from Nigerian universities while thirty were from universities abroad. The DG says the increasing rate of certificate forgery from universities in the country necessitated the workshop, which among other things aims to discuss how to proffer a permanent solution to the challenge. Also at the event, the Deputy Governor of Niger State, Ahmed Ketso assures the corps [Read]