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UNN First class graduate who resorted into farming due to lack of job, Awarded a scholarship in US

 A first-class mathematics graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka who had gone into farming due to poverty and lack of employment opportunities, has been awarded a fully-funded scholarship at a university in the United States. The 27-year-old graduate, named Emmanuel Nworie, went viral last year after he posted a photo of himself, tilling the soil in Ebonyi state, and revealed that he graduated with a cumulative grade point average of 4.92/5.00 from UNN, department of mathematics.UNN first-class maths graduate who resorted to farming awarded a Ph.D scholarship in the USNworie applied for the Michael Taiwo (MT) Scholarship and emerged as
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Two FUTO students found dead in hostel

 Two students of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), were reportedly found dead in their rooms, on Thursday, March 4, 2021, after suffocating from generator fumes. The deceased students identified as Udeagbala kenechuku and Anene Stephen Nzube, all 200-level students of the Department of Civil Engineering were found lying lifeless in their hostels on Thursday evening, by their coursemates after they didn’t show up for a test.A third person whose name was given as Fred, and had gone over for night reading in preparation for their test and forthcoming exams is said to be in critical condition at the school’s
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JAMB proposes to build ₦6Billion new headquarter at Abuja

 The Joint Administration and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has proposed to build a new headquarters in the central area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja for the sum of N6 billion.The examination body, which is presently located in the Bwari area of the nation’s capital disclosed this when it appeared before the Public Accounts Committee of the House of Representatives on Thursday.The body appeared on account of the investigative hearing initiated by a query from the office of the Auditor General of the Federation over dwindling revenues to the Federal Government.The Director, Finance and Accounts, Mufutau Bello, who appeared on
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Enugu Nsukka community drags UNN to court, demands N100m damages

UNN Announces Date For The 49th Convocation Ceremony
 State, Thursday dragged the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, to court seeking N100m damages over alleged degradation of their environment.In the suit No N/86/2020, before an Enugu State High Court sitting in Nsukka, the community is also seeking a perpetual injunction restraining the University from continuing the construction of an 11,900-room hostel.The suit filed by Hon. Nnaemeka Aleke for himself and on behalf of the Ajuona Obukpa Autonomous Community has the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Viagem Property and Investment Limited as defendants.In a statement of claim filed on behalf of the plaintiffs by their lawyer, Barr. C.I. Odo, they
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No Date Has Been Fixed For 2021 UTME Registration, Says JAMB

 The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board on Tuesday said no date has been fixed for registration for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).JAMB made the announcement in a Tweet on its official and verified handhandlele @JAMBHQ.IMPORTANT NOTICE TO THE GENERAL PUBLICThis is to inform the general public that no date has been fixed for 2021 UTME registration. Kindly disregard any tweet from a fake account that stated otherwise. The general public will be duly informed when the date is fixed. Thank you.— JAMB (@JAMBHQ) March 2, 2021 It also advised the public to disregard a fake Twitter account that
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OAU announces dates for post UTME Exam

   The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun state has disclosed that it online post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination test would now hold between Monday, March 15 to Friday 19, 2021.A statement issued by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Abiodun Olanrewaju on Tuesday disclosed that guidelines, dates and details for each candidate would be available on the University admissions portal from Tuesday, March 9, 2021.While advising students to update their contact details on the institution’s admissions portal, Olanrewaju stressed that registration for the test would close on Thursday, March 4, 2021.It reads, “All candidates that registered for the
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FINALLY, THE NOTORIOUS BUHARI HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED DEAD

 Three notorious bandits have repented and surrendered their arms to the Zamfara State Government , including Zakoa Buhari, the son of the feared bandit leader, Tsoho Buhari, notoriously known as ‘Buharin Daji.’URAMAH MEDIA gathered that the arms surrendered at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital, including AK -47 rifles, General Multipurpose Machine Gun (GPMG), Rocket-Propelled Grenade (RPG) and several ammunition were dropped .After taking an oath with the Holy Quran in the presence of top government officials, security operatives and traditional rulers, the bandits laid down their weapons, vowing not to resort to banditry again.In 2018, following his refusal to lay down his
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JAMB announces deadline for 2020 admission and speaks about 2021 Jamb reg Date

 The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced June 15 as the deadline for the 2020 admissions into Nigerian tertiary institutions.The admissions are for the JAMB UTME examination held last year.The examination body made the announcement in a statement Sunday morning.Read the full statement below.2020 ADMISSIONS: HEADS OF TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS SET 15TH JUNE, 2021 DEADLINE…as JAMB urges compliance to advisories on transfer, change of programmes and institutionsAll admissions in the nation’s tertiary institutions for the 2020/2021 Academic Session would end by June 15, 2021.The decision was collectively taken at a virtual meeting with Heads of Tertiary Institutions in the
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Dangote Group pays N500,000 to each family of students killed in crash

 Dangote Group of Companies has paid N500,000 to each family of the eight students killed on Jan. 23 when one of its trucks lost control at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State.The Students’ Union Government of the university made the disclosure in a statement issued on Saturday.Mr Oluwasegun Obagunwa, its president said in the statement that the payment was made “following several agitations led by the Students’ Union Government’’.“The Students’ Union Government wishes to announce to the students and the entire populace that the Dangote group of companies has reached out to all the families of the victims to
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UNIABUJA DEBUNKS REPORTS ON ALLEGED ASSAULT ON A LECTURER BY STUDENTS

UNIABUJA library razed by fire (video)
 The University authority wishes to state categorically that no such incident occurred on the University campus. In other words, none of the UofA lecturers was beaten up by students.  UNIABUJA debunks reports on alleged assault on a lecturer by studentsOur analysis of the immature video reveals that the students were milling around possibly an invigilator (who is not even clearly shown in the clip) in an attempt to submit their papers after the time’s up was announced. The University affirms that our lecturers are well-cultured and trained to respect both students and time, and so could not have stopped on-going exam when
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BBNaija Organisers Announces Date For Season 5 Edition

 Big Brother Naija, Bbnaija organiser, Multichoice has announced date for BBN season 5 Lockdown edition highlights before the kick off of the Reunion show.On Tuesday, the organizer took to its official Twitter page to announce that it has something to tell its teaming fans by 2:00 pm, and there were a lot of guesses.The comments on the tweet confirmed that no one saw the information in the pipeline coming. After waiting for few hours, the BBNaija organiser hinted that the highlight of the 2020 edition of the show would be aired soon. The post came along with little video highlights from
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