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Senate wants integration of ‘Almajiris’ into educational system

Senate wants integration of ‘Almajiris’ into educational system The Senate on Thursday, urged the Federal Government to formulate policy to integrate Almajiris into the educational system to discourage them from street begging. The call, followed a motion by by Sen. Sankara Abdullahi and 26 other senators on the menace of street begging and need to …

NYSC renews partnership with NUC to strengthen mobilisation process

The National Youth Service Corps says it has renewed partnership with Nigeria Universities Commission to add credibility to the mobilisation process and prevent the participation of fake graduates from national service. Brig-Gen. Shuaib Ibrahim, Director-General NYSC made this known when he featured on NAN forum on Thursday in Abuja. He noted that since his assumption …

Graduands advise students as NAOSS organizes online interactive session

Adedimeji Quayyim Abdul-Hafeez The National Association of Osun students (NAOSS) has on the 28th of September, 2019 held Campus 501, which according to the executives of the association is an online interactive session between invited granduands, Osun state students and Unilorites in general. The association, which was recently awarded as the best indigenous association on …

University for the deaf, a rudderless or purposeful move?

The Federal Government, in partnership with Gallaudet University, United States, among other stakeholders, is planning to establish university for the deaf in the country. But experts in the teaching industry feel that the project is another misconceived priority at this point in time.  The university, as envisaged by the Federal Government, will either be situated …

Minimum wage: NYSC DG reveals when corps members will receive increase in allowance

Minimum wage: NYSC DG reveals when corps members will receive increase in allowance. The Director General (DG) of National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has assured corps members that their monthly allowance of N19,800 would be reviewed upward. Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, NYSC Director of Press and Public Relations, in a statement on …

2019 UTME: Over 100,000 candidates now in universities, says JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says over 100,000 candidates who met admission requirements have so far been offered placements into Nigerian universities for the 2019/2020 academic session. Dr Fabian Benjamin, Spokesman for JAMB, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos that the board hoped to utilise 80 to 90 …

NANS, VC parley on restoring peace to FUOYE

•Govt investigating sex scandal The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) led by Bamidele Akpan and vice chancellor, Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof Kayode Soremekun have come together to dialogue to fashion out ways of restoring peace to the troubled institution. The student leaders met with Soremekun at the conference hall of the school’s central …

No going back on migration to digital examination, says WAEC registrar

Outing registrar of the West African Examination Council (WAEC), Dr Iyi Uwadiae has disclosed that there is no going back on the body’s full migration into digital administration of its examinations. To this end, Uwadiae who will bow out on September 30 after seven years in the saddle said WAEC-owned Computer Based Test (CBT) centres …

SUNDAY’S SUN

Interview by Ogunsola Omowunmi Hello There! Welcome to another episode of Sunday’s Sunday,our Sun today is Olalekan popularly known as Lanky,an undergraduate of Law in the University of Ilorin, a one time politician, an online publicist and a business man.  Excerpts: *My name is Omowumi, Can I meet you?* I’m Olalekan, popularly known as Lanky. *What …

BBNaija: Controversial Tacha disqualified ten days to grand finale

Big Brother housemate, Tacha has been disqualified last night following a physical confrontation with co-housemate, Mercy. The internet has gone wild as reactions trail the disqualification of Tacha and BBN fans surprisingly took to rejoicing after the decision was made.  Tacha is understood to be a difficult fellow as she was central to many of …