NOUN Apologies To Obasanjo, Says His Services Absolutely Free

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has apologized to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, saying his services are absolutely free of charge. Recall Obasanjo demanded an apology from the Vice-Chancellor, NOUN, Prof Abdalla Adamu, for claiming that he receives N40, 000 salary a year as NOUN lecturer. Obasanjo said it was embarrassing and mischievous to say he receives salary from the institution, demanding an apology from the office of the VC. The Director of Media and Publicity, Mr Ibrahim Sheme, in a!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Obasanjo Denies Receiving Salary As NOUN Lecturer, Demands Apology From VC

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has demanded an apology from the Vice-Chancellor of National Open University of Nigeria , Prof Abdalla Adamu, for claiming on Wednesday that he receives N40, 000 salary a year as NOUN lecturer. But Obasanjo has swiftly declaimed the report, saying it was embarrassing and mischievous to say he receives salary from the institution.The former president demanded an apology from the office of the VC. The VC was quoted to have said, “Mr Obasanjo’s allowance is N40,000 a year and he is!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

48 UNIZIK Students Get Chinese Scholarships

48 students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, UNIZIK, have benefited from the yearly scholarship scheme of the People’s Republic of China. The scholarships which came with the sum of N100,000 was handed over to the students by the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Zhou Pingjian at the auditorium of the institution. Addressing the school, Pingjian congratulated the beneficiaries, describing the institution as African champion in terms of learning of Chinese language and culture through the Confucius Institute. He!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Open University Appoints ‘Another Big Fish’ As Facilitator

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, says it has appointed another “big fish” as a facilitator in the institution. The school said the person will be revealed after he has been given an appointment letter. Former president Olusegun Obasanjo is a facilitator in the institution which invariably makes him the first “big fish” in the school. Vice Chancellor of the Abeokuta, Ogun State Study centre of the institution, Prof Abdalla Adamu stated this during the 8th convocation of NOUN. He said as a!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

JAMB Set To Publish Names Of Impersonators For Past 10 Years

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, is set to publish names of impersonators for the past 10 years. Recall that the board announced that the 2019 UTME examinations will commence April 11th to 18th April, 2019. The Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, in a statement after meeting with stakeholders on strategic planning and preparations for supervision and evaluation of administration of 2019 UTME, decried the continuous impersonation in JAMB’s examinations despite the different measures adopted by the board!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

How We’ll Deal With Parents Who Refuse To Send Children To School – FG

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has revealed how the federal government will deal with parents who refuse to send their children to school. Adamu made this statement in Abuja on Monday while addressing newsmen during the 9th edition of the Weekend Ministerial briefing. He said he will soon effect a policy to prosecute parents who refuse to enroll their children to school at school age across the country. He said parents who sabotage efforts of the government in reducing the number of out-of-school!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

LASU Reacts To Rumour Of Tuition Increment

The Lagos State University (LASU) has reacted to the rumour of increment of tuition in the school. The university’s spokesman, Mr Ademola Adekoya, on Monday said there is no iota of truth in the rumour that is circulating about the increase of its tuition. Adekoya, speaking with newsmen in Lagos said that the rumor was the handiwork of mischief makers. "The university management wishes to state clearly that there is no increment in tuition fees, neither are there plans to effect any increment. “The story is not!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

New Contraceptive Alert! See Earrings That Now Prevent Pregnancy

Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new form of birth control that can be placed in earrings. It has been said to be an alternative to the traditional contraceptive pills, also it will work the same way as the pills. The scientists have proven that the contraceptive earrings passes the synthetic hormones infused in them into the bloodstream via the earlobe. The new technology is expected to be a better method as the incident of people forgetting to use their contraceptive will be!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Consider Studying In France, Ambassador Tells Nigerian Students

The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Jérôme Pasquier, has said that Nigerian Students should considered studying in France. Mr. Pasquier, who made this known during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja, reaffirmed France's commitment to enhance the relationship between the two countries. The Ambassador said Nigeria and France would partner in such areas as climate change, education and fight against terrorism. Speaking further, Pasquier said “France and Nigeria have so many things to!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Ali-Baba Advises ‘Slay Queens’ Against Begging For Alms On Social Media

Nigerian comedian, Ali Baba has advised 'slay queens' against using social media to beg for alms. Ali Baba, in a statement via Instagram, said that setting up a social media account to beg for money would not get young girls anywhere. Recall that other celebrities such as Omoni Oboli, Annie Idibia and Uti Nwachukwu have also urged online beggars to stop using the social media as a means of livelihood. Ali Baba said, "This is something we must not encourage any more. People using emotional blackmail to get people to!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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