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Married Lecturer caught in hotel room with female student in Cross River State

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.

JAMB NEW CUT-OFF: 120? Shocking!

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!

UNICAL SUG: 4 BRANDS PARTNER WITH DIRECTOR OF SOCIALS FOR PROMOTION AND SOCIAL EVENTS

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.

Comr. Egwu Daniel

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

UNICAL SUG: STUDENTS GET TV SETS AND DSTV SUBSCRIPTION IN ALL HALLS OF RESIDENCE

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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

OAU GETS NEW DEAN OF STUDENTS’ AFFAIRS, AS FORMER DEAN BECOMES GOVERNORS SPECIAL ADVISER

 

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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

UNICAL SUG : VICE-CHANCELLOR COMPLETES RENOVATION OF HALL 4 HOSTEL

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.

Continue reading UNICAL SUG : VICE-CHANCELLOR COMPLETES RENOVATION OF HALL 4 HOSTEL

UNICAL SUG SENATE HOLDS 1ST PLENARY SESSION

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

” Just bring your baby”, Professor tells Student Mum

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.”

FUT Minna donates books to UNIJOS

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

SUG PRESIDENT OF ATBU APPOINTS 226 AIDES (110 SPECIAL AND 116 PERSONAL ASSISTANTS)

By Daniel Faithful M.

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 shock Super Eagles in their backyard

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

11 Popular English Words We Use Incorrectly

 

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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.

Continue reading 11 Popular English Words We Use Incorrectly

RSU CULTURAL DAY TURNS SOUR, AS CSO STOPS EVENT

The minds of a majority RSU Students were spoilt when in the mid of the cultural celebrations, the school’s Chief Security Officer, intervened when some ‘ethnicals’ began fighting for speculated unequal disbursement of dues. Continue reading RSU CULTURAL DAY TURNS SOUR, AS CSO STOPS EVENT

RSU SUG STUDENT WEEK: OLD SCHOOL DAY (PICTURES INCLUDED)

Students come out to do it the Old Fashion Way…

By  Kurotams Hanson and Soky Williams Leslie

As part of efforts to mark this year’s Rivers State University SUG week, a line up of events was rolled out with the Jean Carnival on Monday, Youth summit on Wednesday, Old school on Thursday, Rag day on Friday, Cultural day on Saturday, Thanksgiving on Sunday.

It was lit…

Continue reading RSU SUG STUDENT WEEK: OLD SCHOOL DAY (PICTURES INCLUDED)

CROSS RIVER AT 50: THE SAD TALE OF THE STUDENTS, 13MILLION AND THE COMMISIONER. (Detailed Eye Witness Report)

3 STUDENTS; 2 UNICAL AND 1 CRUTECH STUDENT SHOT.

13 MILLION NAIRA PROMISED TO STUDENTS.

1 MILLION NAIRA PROVIDED FOR STUDENTS TO SHARE.

BY DANIEL FAITHFUL M.

Even though the details of  27th May; that for some would remain a ‘Black Saturday‘ is cumbersome, I would like to present the details chronologically: Continue reading CROSS RIVER AT 50: THE SAD TALE OF THE STUDENTS, 13MILLION AND THE COMMISIONER. (Detailed Eye Witness Report)

MR and MISS UNICAL 2017 WINNERS OFFER CHARITY TO CHILDREN.

Kindness in words creates confidence,.Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. – Lao Tzu

By DANIEL FAITHFUL

It was only  but few months ago, when the 2017 Mr and Miss UNICAL came to a close with the crowning of its winners, but for these current Kings and Queens, their one year on the throne is more than wearing crowns.
Continue reading MR and MISS UNICAL 2017 WINNERS OFFER CHARITY TO CHILDREN.

NIGERIA RANKED 7TH AMONGST 57 COUNTRIES WITH SHORTAGE OF HEALTH WORKERS

SOURCE: Doctorsquaters

Nigeria is ranked 7th among 57 countries classified as facing a critical shortage of health workers, it was learnt Tuesday.

According to the Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole the country has a shortage of 144,000 health workers. Nigeria is ranked second in Africa behind Ethiopia with 152,000. Continue reading NIGERIA RANKED 7TH AMONGST 57 COUNTRIES WITH SHORTAGE OF HEALTH WORKERS

COVENANT UNUVERSITY SIGNS MoU WITH CEMP ON PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSES, STUDENTS TO RECEIVE INTERNATIONAL GRANTS

CU BECOMES 3RD UNIVERSITY IN AFRICA TO RECEIVE LICENSE FROM PMI- UNITED STATES

STUDENTS TO RECEIVE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH GRANTS

Covenant University and an international capacity development and consulting firm, Canada Executive Management and Professional Centre (CEMP), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a partnership that will see the University running Professional Management Courses and its students enjoying research grants from international agencies.

Vice-Chancellor, Professor AAA. Atayero exchanging signed documents with Vice-President, International Engagements, CEMP, Dr Yomi Oyekoya

Speaking at the MoU signing ceremony on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at the University campus in Ota, Ogun State, the Vice-President, International Engagement, CEMP, Dr. Yomi Oyekoya, Continue reading COVENANT UNUVERSITY SIGNS MoU WITH CEMP ON PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSES, STUDENTS TO RECEIVE INTERNATIONAL GRANTS

AMVCA 2017: See full list of winners

By Orhungul ‘ODee’ Usha

“76”, “Oloibiri”, Rita Dominic and Funke Akindele win big at the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards

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“Which musician do you know is having AMVCA?” goes the popular line from the hit track Bad baddo baddest. Well, the AMVCAs are here yet again and though no musician won an award it was a ceremony for the ages. We therefore bring to you the winners from The fifth edition of the prestigious Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards which held on March 4, 2017.
The event which held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos, was hosted by IK Osakioduwa and Minenhle ‘Minnie’ Dlamini. Continue reading AMVCA 2017: See full list of winners

UNICAL 30TH CONVOCATION CEREMONY , PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

University of Calabar, UNICAL  30th Convocation Ceremony programme of events.

UNICAL Convocation Ceremony

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Zana Itiunbe Akpagu, on behalf of the Senate, Staff and Students of the University of Calabar cordially invites the general public to the 30th Convocation Ceremony for the Conferment of First Degrees, Higher Degrees and award of Honorary Degrees as well as the award of Diplomas and Prizes to its graduands up to and including the 2015/2016 sessions as follows:

Continue reading UNICAL 30TH CONVOCATION CEREMONY , PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

UNICAL 45th SPONSIO ACADEMICA: UNICAL GRADUATES 43 DOCTORS [PHOTOS]

UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR GRADUATES 43 DOCTORS -FEBRUARY 20TH, 2017.

BY Daniel Faithful

For some members of The University of Calabar Community, February 20th 2017, was more than just a monday. For some it was the end to years of rigorous learning (at least for now). Continue reading UNICAL 45th SPONSIO ACADEMICA: UNICAL GRADUATES 43 DOCTORS [PHOTOS]

UNICAL : SUG AG. PRESIDENT ADRESSES STUDENTS OVER MASS FAILURE AND 100% SCHOOL FEE; SAYS NO TO PROTEST.

Mass Examination Failure, 100% School Fee Payment: SUG PRESIDENT SAYS NO TO PROTEST.

BY Daniel Faithful

In a press release issued by the Acting President of the Student Union Government (SUG), University of  Calabar. Miss Nkpoikana-Abasi called for calm and patience from  aggrieved students.

UNICAL SUG VICE PRESIDENT Continue reading UNICAL : SUG AG. PRESIDENT ADRESSES STUDENTS OVER MASS FAILURE AND 100% SCHOOL FEE; SAYS NO TO PROTEST.

#TBT: Relive The CUMSA GAMES 2016

By Daniel Faithful
THE CALABAR UNIVERSITY MEDICAL STUDENTS ASSSOCIATION (CUMSA) organised its annual games between 11th-19th October 2016.

The Games which featured events cutting across: Football, VolleyBall, Table tennis, Scrabble,Chess, Track and Field events

CUMSA GAMES 2016 official banner
CUMSA GAMES 2016 official banner

The games saw medical students display their versatility and latent sportsmanship, a combination of fun and talents, as captured in the theme Continue reading #TBT: Relive The CUMSA GAMES 2016

AN INTERVIEW WITH ETTA ENYI SUG PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT, SUG ELECTION UNICAL- 2016

AN INTERVIEW WITH SUG PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT, ENYI ETTA – SUG ELECTION UNICAL- 2016
BY DANIEL FAITHFUL
1. Please can you introduce yourself?
Enyi: I am Etta Enyi, a 300 level student of medicine and surgery, an activist, a unionist, and a 2 time member SUG Electoral body as an independent observer and by the grace of God the current Mr. Unical

Are you aware of the protest and events that transpired in Uniport?
Enyi:Yes I am aware. Continue reading AN INTERVIEW WITH ETTA ENYI SUG PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT, SUG ELECTION UNICAL- 2016

AN INTERVIEW WITH DANIEL JOSEPH AN SUG PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT, SUG ELECTION UNICAL- 2016<

AN INTERVIEW WITH DANIEL JOSEPH AN SUG PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT, SUG ELECTION UNICAL- 2016

BY DANIEL FAITHFUL

1. Please introduce yourself?
DJ: My name is Daniel Joseph, a 500 Level student of medicine and surgery of the faculty of medicine and dentistry, currently in my second programme, a two term SUG senator, a class representative from 100 Level to 500 Level.

2. There has been a rise in students protest in various universities across the country, some have been violent others peaceful what in your opinion can be attributed to this? Continue reading AN INTERVIEW WITH DANIEL JOSEPH AN SUG PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT, SUG ELECTION UNICAL- 2016<

AN INTERVIEW WITH UBI E. ONEN SUG PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT – SUG ELECTIONS UNICAL 2016

AN INTERVIEW WITH SUG PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT UBI E ONEN – SUG ELECTIONS UNICAL 2016
1. Can you please introduce yourself?
UBI:My name is Ubi Esua Onen, a 400 level student of the faculty of law, from Central Cross River State. Yakurr L.G.A.
Yes?
Ubi: should I continue?
Yes you can go on.
Ubi: a former deputy senate president of SUG 2009/2010 Session. And currently step aside chairman SUG senate committee on finance and appropriation. And now aspiring for the office of the president.
Continue reading AN INTERVIEW WITH UBI E. ONEN SUG PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT – SUG ELECTIONS UNICAL 2016

AN INTERVIEW WITH OKOI EUGENE SUG PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT, SUG ELECTIONS UNICAL 2016

AN INTERVIEW WITH SUG PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT OKOI EUGENE. SUG ELECTIONS UNICAL 2016

BY DANIEL FAITHFUL

1. Please introduce yourself?
Okoi: My name is Okoi Eugene, a 300 level student of Department of Nursing Science, faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, an indigene of Ugep in Yakurr Local Government area of Cross River State and presently aspiring for the position of president in the 2016 SUG elections.
Continue reading AN INTERVIEW WITH OKOI EUGENE SUG PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT, SUG ELECTIONS UNICAL 2016

UNILORIN issues Notice on 4 point grading system and 45% as minimum pass mark.

The University of Ilorin had earlier changed its grading system to à four point system as well as increasing the minimum pass mark from 40 percent to 45%. Concerns and worries have increased as returning students are now bothered if there grades would nownbe changed and those wit an ‘E’ (40-45) would now get a fail I’m such courses.
An official report from the office of the deputy vice Chancellor was published on the school’s official website.
Continue reading UNILORIN issues Notice on 4 point grading system and 45% as minimum pass mark.

MISS ELSIE VICTOR MARKS BIRTHDAY TODAY

It is a beautiful coincidence  for people to be born on publicly recognized dates.

Elsie Victor a 100l student of the Faculty of Law, Rivers state University of Science and Technology, celebrates her Birthday today, March 25th, Good Friday.

May loads and loads of good things surround you, best of wishes to this beautiful young lady.

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KISS DANIEL INVOLVED IN AGE CONTROVERSY AND GRADUATION FROM FUNAA


Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugb ”Laye”  singer Kiss Daniel has drawn attention to his age when he granted an interview recently where he claimed that he graduated with a 4.32GPA in ‘Water Engineering’ from the Federal Univeristy of Agriculture, Abeokuta, in 2013, putting his age, as at the time of graduation, at 18. Continue reading KISS DANIEL INVOLVED IN AGE CONTROVERSY AND GRADUATION FROM FUNAA

Chelsea Knocks Out Man City with massive 5-1 victory.

Hopes of progression for Man City in the FA cup has been terribly dashed seeing City step out with an expected defeat, as the 5th round of the competition played out.

It was a beautiful game this evening (Nigeria) at Standford bridge. Seeing the blues have a fun filled play to settle the woes of the Champions league away loss of 2-1 against French top flight club Paris saint-Germain. Continue reading Chelsea Knocks Out Man City with massive 5-1 victory.