Guy carrying bag for a female colleague spotted at FUNAAB
A male student has been spotted carrying bag for a female colleague at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB). Many wonder, is this a case of respect for women or the guy is simply being a wuss? Read more
Chimamanda speaks at Igbo Conference in London (Photos)
Renowned Nigerian writer and feminist, Ngozi Chimamanda Adichie was the keynote speaker at the recently concluded Igbo Conference in London. He speech explored the evolution of gender roles in Igbo land since precolonial times, the importance of language, and the need to continuously re-imagine and re-define culture. See pictures... Read more
Student strips in protest after professor criticizes her appearance to her thesis presentation
A university student took off her clothes in class for her presentation, after her professor said her clothes were “too short” for public speaking. Letitia Chai, 18, livestreamed her strip protest on Facebook. She said she wanted to stand up “against oppressive beliefs and discrimination” and that is why... Read more
Nigerian boy wins World Mathematics Challenge
The Nigerian Tulip International College (NTIC) has won the World Mathematics Team Challenge after defeating renowned schools across the globe. Winner of the World Mathematics Team Championship, Oluwafemi Adedairo, said he was excited. He said: “It was a big surprise. I feel happy and excited about it. I want... Read more
Sex for marks: OAU management queries lecturer
The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, Osun State, has queried professor Richard Akindele, who was accused of demanding sex from a female student. He was said to have demanded the sex to upgrade a female student’s poor result. This was disclosed by the Public Relations... Read more
One injured as Ondo State students protest tuition hike from N25,000 to N180,000
Scores of aggrieved students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko ( AAUA ), Ondo State, today marched on major streets of Akure, the state capital to protest the sudden hike in their tuition. The students condemned the sudden hike in their tuition from N25,000 to N180,000/N200,000. They accused the... Read more
JAMB releases 1.3 million UTME results today
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it would release no fewer than 1.3 million results of candidates that sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, on Monday, March 19, 2018, after they had gone through security checks and found to be without malpractice. JAMB’s Head of... Read more
JAMB denies the release of 2018 UTME results
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Examination Board (JAMB) has reacted to reported release of 2018 UTME results. Reports had on Tuesday emerged on social media that the UTME 2018 results have been released, with some candidates posting their alleged results online. However, the board spokesman, Dr Fabian Benjamin, told... Read more
‘Sing Yoruba national anthem daily’, Ambode directs Lagos schools
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Tuesday directed that students in public and private schools in the state should sing the National Anthem in Yoruba Language daily, to preserve and promote the Yoruba culture. The Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, relayed the directive at a meeting with Principals... Read more
Abuja parents pay extra fees for children to learn British accent
Some parents in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have admitted that they pay extra fees for their children to learn how to speak with British accent. The parents, who spoke in separate interviews with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), gave several reasons why they felt having British accent would... Read more