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Fakunle Comprehensive High School In Osogbo

School Forced to Close as Tear Gas Drill Leads to Hospitalization of Twenty Students

Article Summary A tear gas drill carried out by the mobile policemen of the 39 Squadron Division resulted in twenty Fakunle Comprehensive High School students in Osogbo being hospitalised. Some students collapsed due to the intensity of the tear gas, leading to the school’s closure to prevent further chaos. According to a teacher, 13 students …

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Nigerian Education

Unified Digital Platform: A Beacon of Hope for Nigeria’s Education Sector

Article Summary Educationist and digital entrepreneur Francis Muofunanya introduces Educatial, a digital platform to revolutionise Nigeria’s education sector. Educatial is a one-stop-shop solution encompassing hardware, software, infrastructure, hosting, and support designed to improve teaching, learning, and professional skills. Muofunanya believes the platform will engage youth, help them acquire global-stage skills, and potentially reduce migration to …

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Lagos State Governments Domestic And Sexual Violence Agency Dsva

Lagos Agency Launches Advanced Online Course for Child Protection

Lagos State’s Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA) continues to ramp up efforts to safeguard minors from abuse. The agency has developed an advanced online course to protect and safeguard children, particularly in schools. This revelation was made during a discourse on the “Online Course for Beginners” initially launched in 2020 and has since educated …

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Senator Ademola Adeleke

Governor Adeleke Dissolves Osun State University Governing Council

Article Summary Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has disbanded the Governing Council of the State University. The announcement was made via a letter issued by the State’s Head of Service, Leye Aina. The Council, led by Mallam Yusuf Alli, was initially appointed by Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, re-appointed by Adegboyega Oyetola, and initially maintained by the …

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Nigerian Education

Expert Reveals Over 120 Million Young Nigerians Lack Basic Literacy Skills

Mairo Mandara, a Consultant Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Public Health Physician, has revealed an alarming fact: over 120 million young Nigerians aged between 15 and 24 lack basic literacy skills. Furthermore, she indicated that 60% of this number—72 million—are females. During a round table discussion with traditional and interfaith leaders in Abuja, Mandara unveiled these figures, …

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Obafemi Awolowo University Oau

OAU Mourns Legacy of Fourth Vice Chancellor, Professor Onwumechili

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun state, is immersed in sorrow following the passing of its fourth Vice-Chancellor, Professor Cyril Agodi Onwumechili. The esteemed academician’s demise has left a profound void in the university community. Holding the Vice-Chancellor’s office from 1979 to 1982, Professor Onwumechili guided the university’s journey and reinforced its dedication to scholarly …

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West African Examination Council Waec

Rivers State School Principal Suspended for Exam Extortion and Fraud

A public outcry has led to the suspension of Ella Ewos, Principal of Community Secondary School, Borikiri, in Port Harcourt, following accusations of extortion linked to the West African Examination Council (WAEC) registrations. Rivers State authorities allege that Ewos denied several students the chance to partake in the ongoing WAEC examination while illegally including external …

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Dr. Baba Haruna

Buhari Names Dr Baba Haruna as New Rector for Bida Poly

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially appointed Dr Baba Haruna as the Rector of Federal Polytechnic, Bida. This announcement was made public in a letter signed by Minister of Education Alhaji Adamu Adamu and shared with the press in Bida on Wednesday. Effective from May 21, the appointment spans five years. The letter states, “I write …

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Lagos State Governments Domestic And Sexual Violence Agency Dsva

Time to Shine the Spotlight on the Boy Child, Urges Lagos State

To shed light on the often overlooked challenges facing boys, the Lagos State Government’s Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA) urges society to focus more on the boy child. The Executive Secretary of DSVA, Mrs Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, made the call during the commemoration of the “International Day of the Boy Child” across various schools in …

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Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Ibbu 2

IBB University Upholds Standards: Dismisses 23 Students for Poor Performance and Misconduct

The Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU) in Lapai, Niger state, has shown its unwavering commitment to academic excellence by parting ways with 23 students due to poor academic performance and misconduct. In a recent address, Vice Chancellor Professor Abu Kasim Adamu revealed that 17 of these students were recommended to withdraw due to underperformance academically. …

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