Sunday, 23 October 2016

UNILORIN PhD Student Dies on Graduation Day

Dr Abdulhafeez Adedimeji, a graduate student at the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) on Saturday died hours before his graduation ceremony. 
UNILORIN PhD Student Dies on Graduation Day
The Dean of the Faculty of Post Graduate Studies of the University, Professor Badmas Olanrewaju Yusuf announced the sad news while presenting graduates for the award of doctoral degree.

Adedimeji bagged a Ph. D in Arabic and was among the 166 doctoral degree. Until his death he was a lecturer at the Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun state.

The cause of his death was not disclosed.
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Saturday, 22 October 2016

Top 5 Books You Should Read Before Turning 25


In my own words, "this is the building block of reading any book before you turn 25 years old". Keith Harrell made this book a foundation of whatever life circumstance you find yourself in, either a positive or negative situation, the book help you understand how the right attitude is most important to every issues of our life. My best quote from the book should sum it all up; "life is 10% of what happens to us and 90% of how we react to it".  Keith is recognize from the wall street journal as "A star with Attitude". The book states 10 steps in turning your attitude into positive action.

 Stedman Graham, author of you can make it happen in is words said "Inspiring and comprehensive. Keith Harrell offers not just another motivational book, but step-by-step instructions on how many have benefited by taking responsibility for their own lives. This book is required reading for anyone wishing to tap into his or her potential."

"A positive attitude is the key to success for all of us, and Keith's book demonstrates life-changing ideas and suggestions for turning attitude into action. This topic is Keith's specialty, so the information contained in the book comes straight from his heart. We all need to hear what he's saying and put it into action in our everyday lives!"

—Les Brown, author of Live Your Dreams

2: RICH DAD POOR DAD by Robert Kiyosaki

Rich Dad Poor Dad is a 1997 book written by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter. It advocates the importance of financial independence and building wealth through investingreal estate investing, starting and owning businesses, as well as increasing one's financial intelligence to improve one's business and financial aptitude. Rich Dad Poor Dad is written in the style of a set of parables, ostensibly based on Kiyosaki's life - wikipedia

Before you turn 25 and have plans of having financial Independence thereof, then this book is a must read for you. Robert broaden my scope about getting job,  been a entrepreneur, inheritance, investment etc, it all boil down to asset management which the book provide life practical ways to improve your financial stability before you turn 30, but make sure you read the book before turning 25.

3: A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME by Stephen Hawking

Not a science enthusiast? You first question can be, for what? But real intelligence lies in diversity, it is only expedient for you to know a bit of everything. Newton knows this and said intelligent persons should find the connection between Art, Science and Religion. Much more reasons why this is included in the list of Top 5 books you should read before turning 25 is the great knowledge the book offers in science and the existence of our universe.
Wikipedia describe it as thus A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes is a 1988 popular-science book by British physicist Stephen Hawking. It became a bestseller and sold more than 10 million copies in 20 years. It was also on the London Sunday Times bestseller list for more than four years and was translated into 35 languages by 2001

-Stephen Hawking attempts to explain a range of subjects in cosmology, including the Big Bangblack holes and light cones, to the nonspecialist reader. His main goal is to give an overview of the subject, but he also attempts to explain some complex mathematics. In the 1996 edition of the book and subsequent editions, Hawking discusses the possibility of time travel and wormholes and explores the possibility of having a universe without a quantum singularity at the beginning of time.
After reading this book you should do away with some general myth about the universe and create a new concept of viewing life as a realistic egg and thus affect your general view how things was, are or meant to be. you simply just become more realistic.


Before you turn 25 a good communication skill is required of you to socialize in the society you inhabit. And communication been an upper most important in anything we do in relation to the society. i have not read any book the help you communication better than Larry King's How to speak to anyone anytime anywhere. In your various school, work place or within peer group, after reading this book, you definitely have an edge in communication. An old book it may be but sound basics to good communication skills.


Much has been said already, i will leave you to make a comment on this book in the comment box below, if you has read this before and if you have not, go get it before you turn 25, read the first chapter and come back to tell me your perspective. I just hope tomorrow is not your 25th birthday.
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Corpers Get CBN Loan Worth N3million Each

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in partnership with Heritage Bank Plc has disbursed a total of N93 million to 310 young entrepreneurs in the country under the Youth Entrepreneurship Development Programme (YEDP) of the apex bank.
The disbursement of funds worth N3 million each to serving and ex-Corps members, was carried out in collaboration with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), at a ceremony which took place on Thursday in Abuja.

Speaking at the event, the CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, represented by the Deputy Governor (Corporate Services}, Alhaji Sulieman Barau, said that the programme was to ensure that the creative energies of the over 64 million Nigerian youths are harnessed to stimulate growth, address restiveness and promote economic development.

He said that the programme was open to 18 to 35 years-old serving corps members, graduates or artisans.

The Managing Director of Heritage Bank, Mr Ifie Sekibo, urged the CBN to expand the programme to accommodate more qualified youth entrepreneurs.

Quoting from the National Bureau of Statistics, Sekibo, who was represented by the bank’s Executive Director, Corporate Banking, Mrs Mary Akpobome, said there were about 64 million unemployed youths in the country.

Sekibo said the bank currently has over 7,000 business proposals, thus it will require additional funding to cater for the needs of Nigerians.

He added that about N3 billion has been set aside at the initial stage for the programme which is why each participant is getting N3 million each, as the pilot programme is for a thousand people.

In his reaction, the NYSC Director-General, Brig. Gen. Sulaiman Kazaure, thanked the CBN for supporting efforts to empower the youths.

Kazaure noted that the launch of the YEDP would, among other things, create room for increasing the number of beneficiaries of the entrepreneurship training and venture prize competition to make meaningful impact.

The DG urged the beneficiaries of the programme to remain focused and ensure that the loans are paid back to enable other Corps members benefit from the facility.

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PHOTOS: "Sir, Help Me Out So We Can Have Sex": Nekede Poly Student Begs Lecturer

Nekede Poly student tells lecturer to give her good grades in exchange for sex via exam booklet

A female student of Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Imo State, urged her lecturer to come and have sexual intercourse with her for good grades. Not that this act is totally unheard of, but the student dazzled her lecturer by writing the request on her answer sheet during examinations.

She said:

Please sir help me out so that we can have sex. Call my number if you are interested for business.

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UNIPORT 2016/2017 Merit Admission List Is Out!

The school has finally released it's much anticipated merit admission list as announced through their Facebook page. 

Click on this link to download PDF file:
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Tuesday, 18 October 2016

JAMB Set To Release LASU Admissions Merit List

The ‎Lagos State University (LASU) says its admissions merit list for the 2016/2017 academic session will be released in the next few days by the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Mr Adekoya Martins, Acting Head, LASU’s Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos.Martins told NAN that the number of students to be offered admission on the merit list could not be ascertained by the university because it was being handled by JAMB.

He said the university had sent a list of the successful ‎candidates for the first batch of its admission screening to JAMB for approval.

“Information reaching me from the admission office is that JAMB will release the merit list this week, but the number of the admitted students is undisclosed.

“We cannot actually determine the number of students that JAMB will approve for us in the first batch from the list that was ‎sent to the board by the university,’’ he said.

According to him, the screening form for the second list will be out as soon as the merit list candidates are released.

He said that only candidates that choose the university ‎as second choice could purchase the form.

Martins said sequel to the exercise for the screening of the second list candidates, a supplementary list would also be released.

‎NAN reports that LASU had adopted an online screening approach for‎ the admission of candidates for the 2016/2017 academic session.

The institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, told NAN that only candidates who chose LASU would be screened online.

Fagbohun said that an online application portal had already been designed for the candidates to upload their results, certificates and other relevant data.‎

“The university will go online and shortlist the credentials of successful candidates, who chose LASU as their first choice for onward transmission to JAMB,’’ he said.
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Governor Ambode Approves N380m For Bursary And Scholarship

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday approved the payment of bursary and local scholarship to Lagos State indigenes in tertiary institutions across the country.

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh, told newsmen that the beneficiaries would be fresh applicants and others receiving subsequent payment.

Bank-Olemoh listed the beneficiaries to include 2015/2016 set and other sets receiving second and third payments for years 2013/2014 and 2014/2015.

He said that the state government was committed to sustaining the scholarship and bursary scheme in spite of the economic situation of the country.

He said that the governor is committed to ensuring that indigenes are empowered through education to contribute productively to the local and global economies.

He said, “The timely release of the awards demonstrates the priority the administration of Gov. Ambode accords to educating its citizens.”

Giving a breakdown of the payment, the Executive Secretary of Lagos State Scholarship Board, Mr. Steven Oshinowo, said that the State Government would disburse the sum of N250, 523, 287.99 to 6,368 beneficiaries as bursary award.

Oshinowo also said that N130, 166, 386.56 in local scholarships would be disbursed to 573 successful candidates who took part in the 2015/2016 Local Scholarship Computer- Based Screening Test.

According to him, these sums will accommodate the backlog of outstanding bursary and scholarship payments, as well as current awards for fresh and subsequent beneficiaries.

He said, “We urge beneficiaries to exercise patience as disbursement of the funds will commence in three weeks, at which time beneficiaries will be invited to present relevant documentation to receive their bursary or scholarship awards.”

Earlier this year, over 689 bursary beneficiaries of 2011/2012 set were paid along with 60 students from the School of the Blind and 54 others on Sport Scholarship.

In 2015, the state government also paid N660 million to over 8,567 indigent beneficiaries as bursary and scholarship.
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PHOTOS: 300 Level Undergraduate Found Dead Near A River After 5 Days

According to sources, a student named Timah Motunrayo, a tragedy occurred in their community where a 300l student of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Abiodun odutemowo Idris popularly known as Zamani got drown in a river 5 days ago when he went for fishing @chips side.

Some individuals who were aware of his disappearance searched for him on that fateful day to locate him but they could not find him. The search continued. It was very unfortunate that the river brought his dead body back yesterday.

May his soul rest in perfect peace.

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University Of Lagos Expels 125, Rusticates 198 Students

Authorities of the University of Lagos have expelled 125 students and rusticated 198 others for various offences, including examination malpractices during last academic session.
The lists of the affected students were published on the university’s website on Sunday.

The institution’s Deputy Registrar (Information), Mr Toyin Adebule, confirmed the expulsion and estimation to newsmen in Lagos on Sunday,
Adebule said that the university “will soon publish and display the names and photographs of the students in the media’’.

He said that the action was in line with the university’s zero tolerance on malpractices and other vices in campus.

“Yes we have published some names on our website and these students will be punished in various degrees, depending on the severity.

“Last session, a number of students were caught in various forms of malpractices during their examinations.

“Some were found cheating during the examination with “micro sheets” while others were hired as surrogates to write papers for others.

“Others were caught smoking weeds (Marijuana) right in their halls of residence by their colleagues and reported to the university authorities.

“For those who were caught impersonating, writing examinations for others, they will face outright expulsion,’’ Adebule said.

Adebule said the other categories of students, such as those caught with micro sheets and the smokers, would face suspension ranging from two to four semesters.

“In other to get the desired effect of their various punishments, we are planning to publish all their names as well as display their photographs all over the campus in the next one week.

“We shall carry out this measure in all the departments and faculties in the institution.

“This is to help the university ensure that the affected students will have nowhere to hibernate on campus.

“By doing this, the affected students would know that the university want to ensure total compliance to the sanction and would not want to be seen anywhere around the campus,’’ he said.

Adebule said that before every examination, the university normally make available the rules and regulations for the students to abide by.

He said that such rules and regulations were usually accompanied by various sanctions for defaulters.

According to him, the university will continue to do all it can to sustain set standards and best practices as obtained in other top universities around the world.

Adebule, however, clarified that the development had nothing to do with those involved in the recent students’ riot.
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Saturday, 15 October 2016

980 Students Fail Nigerian Law School Exams

lawstu.jpgNearly one in five students who sat for the August/ September 2016 final examinations of the Nigerian Law School, failed and will not be called to the bar, official results have shown.

The result contained in a statement signed by the executive director of the Nigerian Law School, Olanrewaju Anadeko, shows that 17.8 per cent of the student who sat in the last examination failed and will not be called to bar this November.

The figure represents 980 students out of 5, 517 who participated in examination. According to the statement, 4, 178 of the candidates passed the examination without any conditions while 359 of them had conditional passes.

That means 75 per cent of the candidates passed without conditions, while 6.5 per cent had conditional passes. A similar examination conducted in April recorded 23.6 per cent failure rate, as 709 candidates out of 3, 056 of them who sat for that batch of the final examination from the NLS, did not make the pass mark.

Potential candidates to the bar must sit and pass the final examination by the school, while complying with other provisions of the Legal Practitioners Act to be qualified for the call to bar.
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