CUMSA CHOICE AWARDS REGISTRATION OF VOTERS.
BY DANIEL FAITHFUL
The Calabar University Medical Students’ Association (CUMSA) Awards 2018. Continue reading Sponsored Post: CUMSA CHOICE AWARDS 2018
CUMSA CHOICE AWARDS REGISTRATION OF VOTERS.
BY DANIEL FAITHFUL
The Calabar University Medical Students’ Association (CUMSA) Awards 2018. Continue reading Sponsored Post: CUMSA CHOICE AWARDS 2018
LORD’S CHOSEN CHURCH TO ESTABLISH UNIVERSITY IN IMO
Faith-Based Higher Institutions
Lord’s Chosen Church to establish university in Imo. Continue reading UPDATED: LORD’S CHOSEN CHURCH TO ESTABLISH UNIVERSITY IN IMO
Obafemi Awolowo University
Senate endorses OAU management’s action on prosecution of students
OAU VC was prompted to take lawful means to enforce obedience to the school rules Continue reading SENATE ENDORSES OAU MANAGEMENT’S ACTION ON PROSECUTION OF STUDENTS
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB has released all the withheld results of 2018.
So, if you were getting You Do Not Have Any Result Yet please check it again. Continue reading JAMB Released ALL Withheld 2018 UTME Results (Updated)
KUST Wudil Academic Calendar, 2017/2018 Session
The Kano State University of Science and Technology Wudil, KUST Academic Calendar for the 2017/2018 Academic session has been approved by the school senate and published on-line. Continue reading KUST Wudil Academic Calendar, 2017/2018 Session
Meet Dehlia Umunna, The First Nigerian Professor Of Law At Harvard Law School.
Dehlia Umunna was appointed Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School (HLS), thus becoming the first Nigerian to achieve the feat. Continue reading PERSINALITY OF THE WEEK: Meet Dehlia Umunna, The First Nigerian Professor Of Law At Harvard Law School.
Medical Students Forcefully Ejected From Their Hostel As Exam Approaches.
Students of the faculty of medicine of UNIBEN have been left stranded as the hostel built solely for them is given to students from other faculties. Continue reading Medical Students Forcefully Ejected From Their Hostel As Exam Approaches.
AUN partners Marlboro College on student exchange, academic cooperation.
TO enhance the educational experience and cross-cultural understanding of students and faculty of the American University of Nigeria, Yola and Marlboro College, USA, both institutions recently entered into partnership. Continue reading AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA TO PARTNER WITH MARLBORO COLLEGE, ACADEMIC COOPERATION
University Of Lagos (UNILAG) To Establish Refineries.
The University of Lagos, UNILAG, have announced it would soon set up conventional and standard locally-built refineries to boost the nation’s refinery capacity.
The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, made this known at the 1st Annual General Meeting, AGM, and 2nd Alumni Lecture of the UNILAG Faculty of Engineering Alumni Association.
According to Ogundipe, the students of the school needed to be exposed to refining process as an institution that produced graduates in Chemical Engineering.
According to him, “Committee has been set up to under-study the process from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
“If you go to some of the universities in Texas, when their students graduate, because they have refineries in their universities they do not need to do certain courses when it comes to professional courses. Engineering has left that level of just setting down and starts computing.
“It is now about turning ideas to realities. It is about producing entrepreneurial skills and developing the skills in the life our students.
“We need to develop our students, all of them have skills that are unique to them, and the skills can help them set up their own businesses in future.
“Most of our students can develop application while some are with different skills. As a Vice Chancellor, faculty by faculty I am going to interact with students to encourage them, to develop their skills and we have already gotten the commitment of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and Bank of Industry, BOI for funds.”
Professor Idowu Olayinka, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan on Wednesday revealed that the institution would expel about 328 students for what he called ‘shameful academic results’ in the recently concluded 2016/2017 academic session. Continue reading UI TO EXPEL 328 STUDENTS OVER POOR ACADEMIC RESULTS
A mystery snake is said to have sneaked into the accounts office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital and made away with N36 million cash.
Before now, JAMB candidates purchased scratch cards from JAMB state offices and other designated centers, to gain access to the Board’s website for either registration or to check their admission status but the reforms introduced by JAMB registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, recommended an end to the use of scratch cards.
A team of auditors was dispatched to different state offices of JAMB to take inventory of the sold and unsold scratch cards and recover whatever money that might have either been generated or mismanaged during the period of the sale of scratch cards.
On their visit to Makurdi office of JAMB, a sales clerk, Philomina Chieshe, told JAMB registrar and his team that she could not account for N36 million she made in previous years before the abolition of scratch cards.
In the course of interrogation, Philomena confessed that it was her housemaid that connived with another JAMB staff, Joan Asen, to “spiritually” steal the money from the vault in the accounts office.
She said: “I was one of the four sales clerks attached to JAMB office in Makurdi. My responsibility was to sell scratch cards to candidates and not involved in handling the revenues. It was the responsibility of Joan Asen and my other senior colleagues. I only remit money when am done selling the cards.
“Few months ago, there was issue of fraud in the Makurdi office. Auditors were sent from Abuja to carefully flip the record books of the office, to perhaps, ascertain the current state of affairs.
“The state Coordinator, Obilo, was not around when the audit team came. But in the course of the audit, N36 million was discovered to have been missing from the account. An investigation was launched. In the course of the investigation, it was discovered that Joan Asen, who is account staff and a lady outside JAMB have connived to steal the money.”
Philomina in her confessional statement said that Joan Asen and her accomplices confessed that they have been stealing the money “spiritually” through a mysterious snake that always sneak into the office to swallow the money from the vault.
According to her “It was a mystery to me too. I have been saving the money in the bank, but I found it difficult to account for it. So I started saving it in a vault in the office. But each time I open the vault, I will find nothing. I became worried and surprised how the millions of Naira could be disappearing from the vault. I began to interrogate everybody in the house and office, and no one could agree on what might have happened to the money. I continued to press until my housemaid confessed. She said that the money disappeared “spiritually”. She said that a “mysterious snake” sneaked into the house and swallowed the money in the vault.”
Lagos – A 42-year-old housewife, Fatimot Abiola, on Wednesday in Lagos lost her 22 -year-old marriage to her husband, Rasheed, for wearing trousers against her husband’s wish.
Delivering the judgment, the President of Igando Customary Court, Lagos, Mr Akin Akinniyi said that it appeared that the estranged couple was tired of the marriage and all efforts to reconcile both parties had failed.
Petition for marriage divorce
“Since both parties consented to the dissolution of their marriage, this court has no choice than to dissolve the marriage.
“The court pronounced the marriage between Mr Rasheed Abiola and Mrs Fatimot dissolved, both parties henceforth cease to be husband and wife.
“Both are free to go their separate ways without any hindrance and molestation,” Akinniyi ruled.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abiola had earlier told the court that his wife wears trousers which he had warned her severally to desist but she refused.
“My mother and I had warned Fatimot severally to stop wearing trouser but she will not listen, I can no longer cope with her way of life and her deviant attitude,” he said.
The 47-year-old custom officer said that his wife was threatening him from marrying another wife.
“Fatimot is threatening to harm me if I make any attempt to marry another woman.
“But Fatimot and I have not been sleeping together as husband and wife for years,” he said.
“She once left the house and never return until after a year,” the estranged husband said.
According to him, he is experiencing depression because he does not have peace of mind.
He begged the court to dissolve the union that he did not love her again, he wants to move on with his life.
However, Fatimot said that her husband kicked against her wearing trouser claiming she wanted to be trading in prostitution.
She said that she never threatened him not to marry another wife.
The mother of three children urged the court to grant her husband’s wish. (NAN)
A former lecturer at the Department of Crop Production, College of Agriculture, Kwara State University, Malete, Dr. Solomon Osunlola, committed suicide yesterday Friday, November 17th.
According to reports, the registrar of KWASU had written to inform him of his conversion to a contract staff from a full-time appointment. This reportedly got the deceased so depressed that some of his friends had to seek spiritual help because it became a serious case.
The deceased had lost his wife three months ago. One of his friends had offered to assist him with a job at Landmark University but Osunlola declined and refused to submit his credentials.
Yesterday, his family members had to force his room door open after he did not step out in the morning. Sadly, they discovered that he had committed suicide.
Confirming his death, the director, Public Relations, KWASU, Dr. Isiaka Aliagan, said
“The Management of KWASU, Malete, would like to clarify that the late Dr. Oluremi Solomon Osunlola, was a Lecturer 1 in the Department of Crop Production, College of Agriculture. He joined the services of the Institution on a full-time appointment in 2010. However, during staff verification, it was discovered that the late Osunlola had already retired from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Kwara Office, before taking up a full-time appointment with KWASU.
Despite the fact that the deceased violated the rule of his engagement, the university, in August, 2017, converted his appointment to contract on compassionate grounds. This is all we can say about the late Osunlola.”
His remains have been deposited at the morgue.
You would be wondering what other satisfaction will a married man with 7 children want from an infant, as minor as a three year old. Well, just not too long ago, a father of seven, Abdullahi Sani, was on Thursday docked at a Senior Magistrate court in Kastina for allegedly raping a three year old girl to death.
The 50-year-old resident of Jabiri Quarters, Fantua, was alleged to have committed the offence on October 12.
Sani is now facing rape and culpable homicide charges, which the Police said are in accordance with Section 283 and 221 of Penal Code Law.
While reading the First information Report (FIR), the police persecutor, Inspector Sani Ado stated that, Sani had called the victim who was of the same address, took her to an uncompleted building, covered her mouth and raped her.
“In the process, she died instantly”, he said.
The Police prosecutor however said investigation on the case was ongoing and requested that the case be adjourned to another date.
Abdulkadiri Umar, the Senior Magistrate directed that Sani be remanded in prison custody till December 18, when the case is to come up for mention before Senior Magistrate Falile Dikko.
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It’s not so much of a new news, hearing Lecturers having affairs with students, most especially as a consideration for academic marks/privileges. Same was the story in Cross river State were a married lecturer was arrested yesterday for inviting a female student he was assigned to supervise her final year project to a hidden hotel in barracks road, Igoli Ogoja, Cross River state.
In a video gone viral on social media, the lecturer was caught asking the student, “Have I done any wrong? Then he turned to explained to the officers that he was set for his promotion interview before the female student called him.
The officers then ordered him to their vehicle.
From the video, the man was seen begging to be allowed to go for his promotional interview which he missed due to the arrest.
The lecturer is alleged to be working at the College of Health Technology, Iboko, Yala LGA of Cross River State.
He’s also the HOD of the Laboratory Services Department of General Hospital Ogoja Cross River State.
‘Black Magic’, the Song Title of Oluwa Benny’s latest single, has been in and around the place with lots of downloads. You could download this song via this link – https://my.notjustok.com/track/download/id/273932….
Here’s a bit to know about the Artiste, Oluwa Benny.
INTERVIEWER: A brief introduction about yourself
OLUWA BENNY: My name is Wagoha Ebenezer Chimene popularly known as oluwa benny…(my music name)
INTERVIEWER: What led you into Music?
OLUWA BENNY: my love and I’m naturally grinded into it
INTERVIEWER: So how do you blend both Music and Education
OLUWA BENNY: yea i believe in time for everything but i have a deep passion for music but i still make my education my piriority
INTERVIEWER: Ok just tell us a bit about your newest hit
OLUWA BENNY: ok
BLACK MAGIC is one of my single(third single)
that was mixed and mastered by dsbeats.
INTERVIEWER: Any info about it?
OLUWA BENNY: it dropped officially on phcitypromo and other websites on Monday 2nd october and the links to the song
INTERVIEWER: What led you to title it ‘Black Magic’? What’s the inspiration?
OLUWA BENNY: the song was inspired by an african lady who values the black culture
INTERVIEWER: Any hint on who?
OLUWA BENNY: it remains undisclosed for now🙏
INTERVIEWER: A line of your New hit?
OLUWA BENNY: “girl i say kibumbum kibumbum ki the girls them like the black magic ehh”
INTERVIEWER: Who’s your role model? Who you look up to in Music?
OLUWA BENNY: My role model is Ycee and Burna Boy
INTERVIEWER: Any reason for this?
OLUWA BENNY: I love their musical concept and I’m in their line of music
INTERVIEWER: So which line of music are you into?
OLUWA BENNY: HIP POP, Agro Pop and Ghana Alkaida
INTERVIEWER: What are your expectations after this New single of yours?
OLUWA BENNY: I’m expecting more downloads from my fans and higher heights.
INTERVIEWER: So what have you got to say to your fans, Fam and well wishers?
OLUWA BENNY: I want to say a big thank you to my fans for believing in me and my advice is “never give up on yourself”.
your struggle now pays later.
The Calabar University Medical Students Association Games began on a very high note on Friday, 20th October at the Abraham Ordia Stadium, University of Calabar. The games began with a match between Association of Resident Doctors UCTH-Chapter and the CUMSA All Star team and an invitational inter-faculty (4*100)relay race.
The Games was officially opened with a kick-off by the Dean of Faculty Of Medicine, Prof. Victor Ansa. Other dignitaries were; Deputy Dean, Dr. Odey , ARD-UCTH President, Dr. Akan Ekereuke, ARD-UCTH President and Editor in Chief National Association of Resident Doctors, Dr. Ekpoke Ejike, Dr. Henry Okpara (former H.O.D.) Chemical Pathology and past CUMSA president, Dr.Ogar Emmanuel. Also were Student Union Government Executives, SUG vice President, Director of Sports, Director of Information, Financial Secretary and Former Attorney General of the Students Union Government.
The Match between the ARD and CUMSA all Star Team was action packed an all thrilling, with a goal for the CUMSA team on the third minute, by Ukeme Samuel of the C1A class. The ARD team showed resilience having 3 former CUMSA Presidents featuring for them, Dr. Antigha Cobhams, Dr. Jerry Ani and Dr. Emmanuel Ogar. Superb ball play came from Dr. Okeke who got a shot at goal that hit the wood work after a wonderful run-up, the rebound was converted to an equalizer by Dr. Jerry Ani at the 34th Minute. The game ended in a 1-1 draw with the trophy going to the ARD team for superior performance.
The spectators were yet to get their breath back before the start of the Invitational relay.
Invitational 4*100 relay Girls
The race feautured 3 faculties and the following were the order of results.
1st LAWSAN ( faculty of Law).
2nd CUMSA (faculty of Medicine)
3rd FABAMSSA (faculty of Basic Medicals.
Invitational Relay Boys.
The race feautured 5 faculties. With an early lead from the Faculty Of Education, but for Eyo Akwa(2016 200m Gold Medalist) who took the 2nd curve for the CUMSA team delivering Baton first to Oshie Emmanuel(2016 100m gold medalist). And an error from the Faculty Of Education team in the exchange area for the last 100meter stretch, Oshie Emmanuel capitalised under the deficit to give a gold medal with a wide margin.
1. CUMSA (faculty of Medicine)
2. LAWSAN (faculty of Law)
3. FAMEDSA (faculty of Allied Medicals)
4. FABAMSA (faculty of Basic Medicals)
5.NUESA Faculty of Education
Day one ended with a match between the PC1 (year 2 ) and C1B (junior year 4)
PC1 VS C1B
The match was balanced with these two teams evenly matched, but for a counter attack being converted to a goal for the C1B class in the 12th minute, by Utibe Udofia an assist from Ewa Anthony(Ishuz).)
Oshie Emmanuel(PC1) was removed from the game for injuries sustained after a collision in the 1st half, being replaced by Callistus(Kaka) who was unable to provide his team with an equalizer. Anselem Uduak (C1B) was man of the match.
PC1 Vs C1B
The second day of the Games began with the table tennis tournament featuring two players from each class (12 players) who went through 3 rounds before a final round.
Table Tennis Players.
Premed(Year one): Nwachukwu Precious and Ibe Frank. PC1(Year 2): Okwueze Kenneth and Iron Bar Victor. C1B(Junior year 4): Donald Ekong and Gilbert Dede. C1A(Senior year 4): Caleb Odogwu and Oyedikachi Kingsley Umoh (OKU). C2(year 5): Nathan Sinebari and Richard Adolphus. C3(year 6): Emana Alexis and Adinya Mike.
After the First round, 6 players proceeded to the Second round.
Emana Alexis Vs Donald Ekong
Nathan S. Vs Gilbert Dede
Ken Obi. Vs OKU
After the Second Round 3 players emerged for the third round to produce a 3 place winner.
Nathan Sinebari C2
Donald Ekong C1B
Nathan Sinebari was placed 3rd.
Donald Ekong faces Onyedikachi Kingsley Umeh in a fierce final battle edging out OKU to take gold after winning the two Seniors round.
Donald Ekong C1B
Onyedikachi Kingsley Umeh C1A
MATCH DAY TWO
C1A(senior year 4) VS PC1(year 2).
The C1A class who were Second at the last CUMSA GAMES FOOTBALL came into the match with an injury ridden squad with two of their top strikers being unavailable for the match and also the PC1 suffered from fatigue problems after playing the previous day.
The match was brilliant and evenly matched with the PC1 class struggling to at least pick a point or all 3 points to save themselves. Both teams lacked an attacking teeth to get a goal. The match ended in a 0-0 draw. With Irom Ekong Man of the Match.
PREMED(year 1) VS C3(final year)
The final year class came into the game with much confidence being drawn against the 100 level class who had no experience at the tournament. The Premed class were up-to a surprise start mounting pressure in the opening minutes.
The C3 class had the day with a goal from Jokah George assisted by Emana Alexis in the 23rd minute.
The PREMED class were unable to find the back of the net despite excellent performance from Ategwu Joseph.
Match ended with a 1-0 win for the final year class, with Emana Alexis being the man of the Match for a star performance.
The Long distance races also took place, Male (1500m) and Female (800m)
Male 1500m results.
1st Cyprian Udem C1B
2nd Ebuka Ojukwu C2
3rd Kingsley Ebito C1B
Female 800m results.
1st Joy Ebong C1A
2nd Boma C2
3rd Ewoni Sophia PC1
The Game Continues with a fixture between the C2( year 5) class and PREMED( year 1) class on Sunday by 12 noon.
CUMSA GAMES MEDAL TABLE AS AT 22ND OCTOBER, 2017
CUMSA GAMES 2014 GRADING SYSTEM
1 GOLD —— 3 Points
1 Silver ——- 2 Points
1 Bronze ——- 1 Point
CUMSA GAMES PRELIMINARIES CONCLUSION
🏀 BASKET BALL FINALIST (MIXED)
C1A (Group A) VS PREMED (Group B)
🏐 VOLLEYBALL FINALIST (MALES)
C1B(Group A) VS C2 (Group B)
🏐 VOLLEY BALL FINALIST (FEMALES)
C1B (Group A) VS C2 (Group B)
C2 ( year 5) begins with a surprise start in the volley ball competition.
C1B (Year 4b) onto a cruising start in the prelims
The Calabar University Medical Students Association (CUMSA) is on the headlines once again with the commencement of its traditional sports festival. The annual week-long event which features various classes within the faculty going head-to-head, indeed has promise to retain its status as the faculty games in the university. Continue reading CUMSA GAMES 2017 KICKS OFF WITH PRE-LIMS (PICS)
Mixed reactions have welcomed the new cut off mark for university admission by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) fixed at 120 score.
The board also pegged entry qualifications benchmark into polytechnics, colleges of education and monotechnics at 100. But candidates seeking degree admission into the colleges of education must equally possess 120 like that of the universities. Continue reading JAMB NEW CUT-OFF: 120? Shocking!
The management of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) is inviting qualified and interested members of the public to apply for its 2017/2018 academic session supplementary Pre-Degree programmes. Continue reading University of Calabar, UNICAL pre-degree programmes admission application form for the 2017/2018 academic session is out.
S.U.G SENATE PRESS RELEASE BY COMMITTEE ON MEDIA AND PUBLICITY OVER REJECTION OF NOMINEES FOR JUDICIARY
SENATE REJECTS EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT’s NOMINATIONS, DEMANDS REVIEW, AND RESUBMISSION FOR RECONSIDERATION BY SENATE.
BY Sen. DANIEL FAITHFUL M.
The Student community is by this notice informed that the Student Union Government Senate has rejected the list of nominations for the Judiciary arm of government.
The S.U.G executive President on the 21st June 2017, presented the list of nominations for Judiciary to the Senate for Screening and Confirmation.
The S.U.G Senate led by Sen. Etta Enyi in ensuring that the process moves swiftly so as to inaugurate the third arm of government needed for the smooth running of the Union, presented the letter to the Chairman screening committee on the same day.
SCREENING BY THE S.U.G SENATE SCREENING COMMITTEE
The Senate screening committee sat on Wednesday, 28th June 2017, for the screening of the nominees from the Executive President.
After the screening process and investigations on nominees at the level of the Faculty of law and Students Affairs Division and in line with the S.U.G Constitution; the Screening committee provided a detailed report on its exercise.
SENATE CONVENES EMERGENCY SESSION
The Senate convened an emergency session on Wednesday 5th, July 2017, for the consideration of the Screening report and Confirmation of eligible nominees.
The Chairman of the Committee Sen. Asuquo Asuquo stated that some nominees were found wanting; not satisfying constitutional provisions for such offices.
After further deliberations on the floor of the House, The House voted to reject some nominees pending their satisfaction of constitutional provisions and investigation by the Senate Fact Finding committee on some concerns raised.
The session was abruptly adjourned due to elapsing of the time allotted by school management for a session.
RESOLUTIONS AFTER THE SESSION
The Senate Screening, Fact Finding and Constitutional Matters Committees in consultation with the Senate leadership decided to reject the entirety of the list, seeking a review by the Executive President for reconsideration and possible Confirmation.
The Constitution provides for 14 days for nominees to be considered by the Senate.
The S.U.G SENATE by the provisions of its guidelines sits only on working days (Mon-Fri) between 6:00am and 6:00pm
The Senate sat for consideration of nominees on 5th July, (Day 11, due to public holidays for the Muslim Salah celebration).
The S.U.G Senate President put a call across to the S.U.G President on the same day, informing Him that nominations had been rejected, and should be reviewed, and resubmitted for reconsideration.
The Director of information issued a public notice about the Rejection of the Nominations and N.U.C.J Reported it amongst its headlines for the Day.
The Scribe of the Senate had called the President on Thursday 6th July, to deliver the ‘letter of rejection’ by the Senate. The President who stated that He was unavailable directed the Senate Scribe to deliver the letter to His Chief Press Secretary. The ‘Letter of Rejection‘ was duly submitted same day.
The S.U.G Senate awaits a reviewed list for consideration before its next sitting. The Executive council and nominees are to abide by the Senate directives as contravening would be seen as flouting the constitution and punishable by Law.
The Senate wishes to extend its best wishes and reassure the Student community of its willingness to serve and ensure that it discharges its functions with Equity, Justice, Good conscience, and reverence to the Student Union Constitution without fear and favor.
Sen. Idongesit Imuk
Secretary, Senate Media and Publicity Committee
Sen. Okon Affiong
Chairman, Senate Media and Publicity Committee
Sen. Sumoku Wisdom
Scribe of the Senate
Sen. Etta Enyi
The Vice-Chancellor ,
Student Affairs Division,
S.U.G Director of Information,
All Faculty Directors Of Information,
All Faculty Parliaments,
All Media Outfits,
All Notice Boards.
SHARE TO ALL STUDENT GROUPS
By DANIEL FAITHFUL M.
One of the major preoccupations of students on campus aside academics is maintaining a healthy and social life; apparently there has been a decline of such activities on campus lately.
The Emergence of Egwu Daniel as the Director of Socials has broken a new dawn in the sector. Continue reading UNICAL SUG: 4 BRANDS PARTNER WITH DIRECTOR OF SOCIALS FOR PROMOTION AND SOCIAL EVENTS
The controversy that generated over the SUG president purchasing a 14 seated Toyota Hiace bus without the knowledge of other executives and the permission of the Parliament has led to students forming a group to mount pressure on the Parliament Speaker to convene a session. The Parliament Speaker finally convened a session on Monday, June 3rd. Deliberations in Parliamentary session saw to the suspension of the President and Financial Secretary over Procedural error and Constitutional Aberration.
Read the details as provided by the Union’s Public Relations Officer. Continue reading OAU STUDENT UNION PARLIAMENT SUSPENDS SUG PRESIDENT AND FINANCIAL SECRETARY, P.R.O ISSUES PUBLIC STATEMENT
By Daniel Faithful Miebaka
The leadership of the Student Union Government, led by Comr. Afufu Anthony has seen to the installation of brand new television sets in all halls of residence and also satellite television (DSTV ) Decoders and subscription.
The television and decoders were part of efforts of the last administration led by Ms. Nkpoikana-Abasi, who saw to the approval of the following items and sporting equipments for all halls of residence for recreation, but for delay in the disbursement the items arrived after the tenure. Continue reading UNICAL SUG: STUDENTS GET TV SETS AND DSTV SUBSCRIPTION IN ALL HALLS OF RESIDENCE
PIGEONPOST NEWS AGENCY
4 July, 2017
OAU: DIVISION OF STUDENTS’ AFFAIRS GET NEW DEAN AS PROF. AKINOLA HANDOVER
By Bamidele Williams
Obafemi Awolowo University today appoints Prof. I. O. Aransi of the department of local government studies, faculty of administration, of the university as the new Dean of students’ affairs. Continue reading OAU GETS NEW DEAN OF STUDENTS’ AFFAIRS, AS FORMER DEAN BECOMES GOVERNORS SPECIAL ADVISER
By Daniel Faithful Miebaka
The residents of Hall 4, Malabor, one of the hostel that for some time has been ignored and poorly maintained and leading to its long-standing dilapidated state has finally come alive, after the intervention of the Vice-Chancellor who saw to the full renovation and repainting of the hostel block.
The road to the final elections into the University of Benin Student Union Government was Long and Tedious. All lot of heat was generated in the process, candidates seeking election campaigned massively employing social media in this years election. The election process which came up quickly to the surprise of many finally came to a successful end as students from various faculties assembled to elect their choose candidates at polling units.
KampusAreaBlog Team provided Minute to minute report of the election process at various polling units.
The Students’ Affairs division, Ugbowo campus, finally gave the final results presented by the Dean of Student Affairs, Prof. Osadolor announced the popular Comrade Osemu as the president of the SUG.
See full list below
Congratulations to the 2017 SUG Executives From The KampusAreaBlog Team.
Following investigation and rising agitation on campus, OAU Student Union President has finally laid rest to the rumors of the price of the 14 Seater Bus, He issued a statement that the Bus was purchased at 2.5 Million Naira, though students are still not satisfied as they feel the bus is not yet worth the price. Continue reading OAU S.U REVERTS CLAIMS BY FINANCIAL SECRETARY, PRESIDENT FINALLY STATES BUS WAS BOUGHT AT 2.5 MILLION NAIRA
The leadership of the Obafemi Awolow University, Student Union have been involved in a major controversy over the 14-Seater Bus bought by the SUG President. Continue reading OAU SUG INVOLVED IN CONTROVERSY OVER PURCHASE OF 14 SEATER BUS BY PRESIDENT AT AN ALLEGED COST OF 2.9MILLION NAIRA.
The OAU STUDENT UNION GOVERNMENT has organised a 6-Day event in honour of popular Student activist and former Secretary General of the student union who was killed by cultist alleged to be black axe members sponsored by the then Vice-Chancellor, on June 10, 1999.
CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
GREAT IFE STUDENTS’ UNION
GREAT IFE STUDENTS’ UNION CONDEMNS INCESSANT THREATS TO LIVES, PROPERTY AND GENERAL SECURITY OF STUDENTS IN MAINTENANCE AND IN OTHER PARTS OF TOWN
Great Ife Students’ Union condemns the incessant attacks against students living in Maintenance and in other unsecured parts of Ile-Ife. Continue reading OAU STUDENT UNION CONDEMNS ATTACKS ON STUDENTS LIVING OFF-CAMPUS, SEEKS COMMISIONER’S INTERVENTION
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON MEDIA AND PUBLICITY.
BY SEN. DANIEL FAITHFUL
🔸 Handing over of Gavel of Justice by Emeritus Senate President
🔸 Senate President Inaugurates absentee Senators
🔸 Senate President Inaugurates Senate Standing and Adhoc Committees
🔸 Executive President Presents 71.9 Million Naira Proposed Budget to Senate for ratification
🔸 Senate Amends First Paragraph of Proposed Budget
🔸 Director of Information to Face Fact Finding Committee
The activities of the 2016/2017 Student Union Government is fast taking shape; as the legislative arm convened its first plenary session with the beginning of the new semester. Continue reading UNICAL SUG SENATE HOLDS 1ST PLENARY SESSION
A professor in Tennessee has a solution for a student who missed class after she couldn’t find someone to babysit her 3-year-old girl: Just bring the child to class.
The Knoxville News Sentinel reports Professor Sally Hunter at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville emailed Morgan King that she would be “absolutely delighted” to hold King’s daughter, Korbin, while teaching class.
“I’m very serious with this offer— just bring Korbyn with you!” the professor wrote, excusing the student for missing a class.
King later posted on Twitter that she cried with gratitude. And her professor’s email wound up being shared widely on social media, even by Chancellor Beverly Davenport.
Wrote Davenport: “Morgan, thanks for showing us challenges college students face. Prof Hunter, thanks for being part of the solution.”
Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna, has donated 148 titles with 458 volumes of books to the University of Jos which library was gutted by fire late last year.
Vice Chancellor of FUT, Prof Musbau Akanji, said the books were donated because the colossal loss of books and equipment in UniJos was a national calamity.
“A library is a centre of civilisation of all cultures because it is a custodian of knowledge. When a library is burnt, it is like a culture is destroyed. It is not easy to re-build a lost library,” the VC noted.
Responding, the Vice Chancellor of UniJos, Prof. Seddi Sebastian Maimako, applauded FUT Minna for coming to the aid of the institution, adding that the university was encouraged by the kind gesture.
Prof. Maimako, who was represented by the University Librarian, Dr. Stephen Akintunde, assured FUT Minna that the books would be properly channeled and classified for the use of the students.
Prof. Maimako further revealed that the university library was host to six faculties, stating that the institution lost over 60 per cent of its books and equipment to the fire.
He disclosed that the Federal Government, through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), approved N729 million for the renovation of the library and that construction work would soon commence after the bidding process.
If Nigerian campuses continue like this, we fit now dey yarn about United Nigeria… Gbosa for FUT Minna jare
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday said that 62,140 candidates, who had issues with late registration, biometric non-verification and cancellation of results would have to rewrite the examination.
Continue reading UTME2017: 62,140 Candidates Set To Re-write JAMB On 1st Of July
Omonefe Odunayo Ogungbemi, a Nigerian, is seeking refuge in Canada, alongside her husband, Olubunmi Seun Ogungbemi; and three children, Taraoluwa, Tifeoluwa and Tamilore, due to severe threat and assault by members of the Black AXxe Confraternity and their thugs while she worked as a lecturer in the Department of Optometry, University of Benin from June 30th, 2015 until her recent resignation on Monday, February 27 2017. Continue reading Read HOW UNIBEN LECTURER WAS THREATENED , KIDNAPPED , ASSAULTED AND HAD TO FLEE ABROAD SEEKING REFUGEE STATUS DUE TO CULTIST DEMANDS.
Following the Joint Administration and Matriculation Board’s Registrar, attempt to allay fears of some Nigerians some weeks ago, promising that with time all results would be eventually results. Continue reading UTME 2017: JAMB RELEASES MORE WITHHELD RESULTS.
Tai Solarin University of Education, TASUED examinations timetable for second semester, 2016/2017 academic session.
The management of the Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED) has released the final timetable for the 2016/2017 academic session second semester E-Examination. Continue reading SEE TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION SECOND SEMESTER E-EXAMINATION TIMETABLE, 2016/2017 SESSION.
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When one thinks one has had enough of the leadership drama from Senators like Dino Melaye to Nigerian governors trend series now an SUG president decides to steal the show and make way for the headlines. Continue reading SUG PRESIDENT OF ATBU APPOINTS 226 AIDES (110 SPECIAL AND 116 PERSONAL ASSISTANTS)
Bafana Bafana secured their maiden victory against the Super Eagles in a competitive match on Saturday night Two second half goals courtesy of Tokelo Rantie and Percy Tau, saw the South Africans claim a famous 2-0 away victory over Nigeria. Continue reading Bafana Bafana shock Super Eagles in their backyard
Tributes have flooded in for Cheick Tiote after the former Newcastle star died suddenly from a heart attack days before his wife is due to give birth. Continue reading CHEICK TIOTE CONFIRMED DEAD
Do you know that there are some words we use incorrectly and we don’t even know about it until today? Some of these words, you have used it incorrectly all your life that if you read about it now on this post, you would become embarrassed. These particular words actually mean the opposite of what we thought they mean to us, but they sound like they are not.
A newborn baby has been filmed appearing to take her first steps just moments after being born in astonishing footage taken inside the delivery room. Continue reading SHOCKING: Day old baby walking
Opportunities they say comes but once.
Here are fresh scholarships mainly for New/Fresh University Students. If you are already in school and planning to start a new course abroad, you can also apply. It’s totally free to apply. See below; Continue reading TOP AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS TO SCHOOL ABROAD IN NIGERIA
The University of Ilorin had the highest number of admission applications for any university in Nigeria between 2012 and 2016, admission statistics from the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board show. Continue reading See the MOST SOUGHT AFTER NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES FOR THE LAST 5 YEARS ACCORDING TO JAMB, THE 1ST 3 WOULD SURPRISE YOU
JUVENTUS FANS SUFFER ATTACK IN UCL CLASH
Supporters feared a terrorist attack at the fan zone in the Italian city, with reports of fans receiving minor injuries in the confusion Continue reading Juventus fans suffer attack during UCL clash