Education Health

Four Dead, 12 Hospitalised As ‘Strange Illness’ Afflicts College Students In Borno

At least four people have been confirmed dead and 12 hospitalized after students of the College of Education, Waka-Biu in Biu Local Government Area of Borno State, returned from a Yankari Games Reserve field trip According to witnesses who spoke to PREMIUM TIMES on phone from Biu, those that lost their lives complained of abdominal […]


UNICAL deputy registrar kidnapped

The University of Calabar Deputy Registrar (College of Medicine), Mrs Hannah Oboho was reportedly kidnapped from her house by unknown gunmen on Saturday August 31.   The Deputy Registrar was kidnapped at about 8:00pm by gunmen numbering over seven while returning from one of the ceremonies she attended. The Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr Effiong Eyo confirmed the […]


Update On NASU And SSANU Strike Today 2nd September 2019

MINISTER of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has scheduled to meet with the leadership of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities and Associated Institutions, NASU and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU to avoid the planned “mother of all strike” by the unions.  The two non-teaching staff unions in the university under […]

Education News

Government Of Ogun State Gives N74m, Free Lands To 200 Graduates

To curb unemployment and boost food production in Ogun State, 200 unemployed graduates have been offered loans totalling N74.4m under the Fadama III agricultural programme of the Federal Government. According to a statement, the youths were presented with the cheques on Thursday by the state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, after their training. The governor said […]


NNPC-Chevron JV National University Scholarship Awards 2019 – How To Apply

Chevron Nigeria Limited, in collaboration with its Joint Venture partner, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to suitably qualified Nigerian students. 2019 NNPC-Chevron JV National University Scholarship Description/Requirements E-applications are invited from full-time SECOND YEAR (200 LEVEL) degree students studying any of the under-listed courses in Nigerian […]