Tag Archives: Students

Schools Resume After Extended Christmas Break Due to the 2nd Wave of Covid-19 Pandemic

Students in Nigeria are back in school after an extended Christmas break following reports of the second outbreak of Covid-19 Pandemic. According to a ChannelsTV Sunrise Daily report, upon resumptions the students were subjected to the health checks in line with covid-19 protocols, there was also the clean up of schools. Watch the ChannelsTV Sunrise…

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Kankara Abduction: Kastina Schoolboys Recount Horrid Experiences After Release

Some of the abducted Kankara schoolboys who regained their freedom on Thursday, have now begun narrating their ordeal while in captivity. In an interview with Channels Television on Friday morning after the Governor Aminu Masari, received them at the state House in Katsina, one of the boys who gave his name as Aminu, said they ate only once…

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President Buhari Expresses Excitement Over Freedom Of Abducted Katsina Schoolboys

The schoolboys of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State, who were abducted by gunmen that raided their school last Friday have eventually been released after nearly a week in captivity. According to Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari who confirmed their release, the boys are presently kept safe in Tsafe, a local government area in Zamfara state…

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Students, Vice Chancellor Locked Out Of Lagos University As ASUU Protests Resumption

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) on Monday prevented the resumption of the Lagos State University (LASU) over the payment of the minimum wage. According to Punch, four staff unions including the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and the National Association of Academic Technologists locked out the…

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Zimbabwe Officially Prohibits Schools From Expelling Pregnant Girls

It is now illegal for schools to expel pregnant pupils in Zimbabwe, a measure which women’s rights campaigners said is aimed at tackling gender inequality in the classroom and discouraging many girls from dropping out of school. A legal amendment was announced last week and it seeks to reinforce a 1999 guideline that was patchily implemented,…

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Buhari Directs NDDC To Pay Abandoned Nigerian Scholars Abroad

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari to pay its scholarship beneficiaries studying abroad. Last week, the scholars made headlines after they took to social media to call out the NDDC of abandoning them, forcing them to take on menial jobs to survive. According to Punch, the President has now intervened and asked that they…

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TASUED Student Burns Police Car, After Clashing With SARS Operatives

Scores of students of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, on Wednesday clashed with men of Special Anti Robbery Squad and burnt their operation vehicle . According to Punch it was gathered that the confrontation occurred within the university campus when the students prevented the SARS operatives from arresting some students suspected…

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Nigerian Students Seeking Visa Laments Bitterly About The Sad Experiences At The US Embassy

Twenty-six-year-old Benjamin had prepared himself and spent five days fasting and praying to secure a student visa at the United States’ embassy. His widowed mother had spent her savings to pay all the fees leading to the stage and her hopes were hinged on Benjamin scaling through the crucial interview. Like other students seeking admission…

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NANS Bans Student Awards 

The National Association of Nigerian Students has banned giving of awards to individuals and organizations by all student union bodies in the country. The NANS President, Bamidele Danielson, who announced this during the inauguration of the new executive of the association in Abuja on 6th of Sptember, explained that such award conferment on organisations, groups…

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