HOW SCHOOL PRINCIPAL SERIALLY RAPED 17- YR OLD TWIN SISTERS, IMPREGNATED ONE, CHARGED TO COURT

Justice Sherifat Solebo of an Ikeja High Court, Lagos, yesterday heard how a 30-year-old school principal, Samson Adeyemo, allegedly lured and raped 17-year-old twin sisters (names withheld) on the school premises. Sometime in 2016, the principal reportedly lured the twins to his office on separate occasions, had sexual intercourse with them, and eventually impregnated one of them. One of the girls, who testified in court, said that the principal kept a camp bed inside his office which he uses for his sexual escapades. The twins were both in SS1, but…

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26-YR OLD RESCUED FROM 7-YR COCAINE ADDICTION, SEE PIX

• Foundation builds classrooms for pupils walking 10km to school The Senior Pastor of House of Freedom, Dr. Tony Rapu, and his team visited Ipodo, a notorious street in Ikeja, Lagos State recently and rescued 26-year-old Lizzy, who has taken to begging, hard drugs and prostitution as means of survival. The girl, who attended two prestigious schools in Lagos, Caleb Nursery and Primary School as well as Vivian Fowler Secondary School, Billingsway, Oregun, and has been suffering from drug addiction for seven years, shared a bit of her story in…

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NUC PROCESSING 303 APPLICATIONS FOR UNIVERSITY LICENCE

The National Universities Commission (NUC) yesterday said it was processing applications for the establishment of 303 private universities in the country. The proposed universities were drawn from faith-based organisations, groups of individuals, foundations and corporation organisations in the country. NUC Executive Secretary, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, announced this while delivering a paper titled; “Regulating Private University Education Delivery in Nigeria: The Role of The National Universities Commission,” at a two-day national summit on private universities in Abuja. Rasheed, who said only two out of the 303 applications had attained Step 10…

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FG SLASHES SCHOOL FEES OF UNITY SCHOOLS

Fred Ezeh, Abuja Federal Government confirmed at the weekend, that it has reduced the cost of the tuition fees and other payment for students at its 104 Federal government colleges otherwise known as Unity Schools. Official of Federal Ministry of Education who pleaded said the fees were reviewed downward from over N70,000 to N65,000. The government said the objective was to increase the desire of parents to enrol their children into the unity schools so that they could acquire quality and affordable education being offered in the school, and also get…

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NIGERIA HAS 10MIL OUT OF SCHOOL KIDS

Nigeria’s Minister of Education says it has conducted a National Personnel Audit of both public and private schools in Nigeria, which shows that the country has 10,193,918 out-of-school children. Speaking at a conference in Abuja on Friday, Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education, said the audit was part of the 2018/2019 Annual School Census, which was carried out by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), National Population Commission (NPC), National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and other stakeholders. Adamu, who was represented by Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary of the ministry, said…

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SOKOTO STATE UNIVERSITY INCREASES TUITION BY 100% , GIVES STUDENTS ONE WEEK ULTIMATUM TO PAY

Sokoto State University Increases Tuition By 100%, Gives Students Seven-day Ultimatum to Pay Sokoto State University has increased tuition fee by over a 100 percent for the new academic session and issued a seven-day ultimatum for students to comply or withdraw from the university. According to the Ramadan Mijinyawa, President, National Union of Zamfara State Students (NUZAMSS), the fee increase was unexpected and many students, particularly students from Zamfara State, cannot afford it. He said the school management added an additional N60,000 to the old tuition fee, which was about…

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ASUU RESUMES STRIKE IN TARABA

Wole Ayodele in Jalingo The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Taraba State University (TSU) branch has commenced an indefinite strike action to press home its demands. The union had suspended the strike action it embarked upon in 2018 following assurances by the state government to meet its demands which were yet to be met. This is coming just as National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), TSU chapter enjoined the state government to quickly meet the demands of ASUU in the interest of the students. The union, in a statement…

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MOTHER, SON, DAUGHTER GRADUATE TOGETHER SAME DAY IN PORT HARCOURT, SEE PICS

It was an amazing and totally joyful experience yesterday, Friday, 29th March, 2019 at the 32nd Convocation ceremony of the University of Port Harcourt held at the University’s convocation arena. The ceremony was a remarkable one for the Kenneths as Mother, Son and Daughter convoke at once. Africa’s Premier Smartphone Productivity Coach and Agro/Digital Strategist, Ronald Kenneth, his Mom (Mrs. Augusta Akazua) & his lovely sister (Mrs. Regina Omeokwe) convoke together.

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SEE NEW DRESS CODE FOR UNIBEN STUDENT THAT GENERATED CONTROVERSY

DRESS CODE FEMALE TUDENTS 1) No coloured attachments (red, green, white). 2) Colour attachment must blend with the colour hair and must be shoulder length. 3) No tattered jeans, legging, tights, bum shorts, and sagging of trousers. 4) No spaghetti tops, sleeveless boluses or dresses that would expose the armpit or sensitive parts of the body like the breast, navel, e.t.c. Trousers must not be too tight, skirts must also not too tight and must be below the knees. 5) Facial make-ups must be moderate and not seductive. 6) Polishing…

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DON’T PAY JSS3 EXAMS FEE- LASG WARNS PARENTS

The Lagos State Government on Thursday cautioned parents not to pay any fee or levy for the Junior Secondary School (JSS3) Basic Education Certificate Examination for students in the state. Mrs Adebunmi Adekanye, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Education, said this on Thursday in Alausa while reacting to alleged extortion from parents whose children would be sitting for the examination. Adekanye said the state government had paid the fees of all students sitting for the examination in the state. According to her, JSS3 students sitting for the BEC examination…

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