A nine-year-old schoolgirl sparked intense debate in Australia on Wednesday after refusing to stand for the national anthem to protest alleged institutional racism. Harper Nielsen, a student at Kenmore South State School in Brisbane, decided to protest against Advance Australia Fair, saying it was not inclusive of indigenous Australians. Nielsen was...
A Nigerian-based Chinese firm is set to recruit students of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, as marketing/sales officers as part of the immediate gains of the Federal Government’s Ease of Doing Business policy. The Abuja-based firm, FABCOM Structural Ltd, manufactures coloured, stone coated and compressed steel roofing tiles as well as...
From Fatima Bukar, Abuja Students of college of education Ilorin, kwara state, have on Monday, clashed with policemen over lecturer's 6 months unpaid salaries. The protesting students were intercepted by policemen on their way to government house Kwara, where they intended to lodge their complaints to the state government, before anti-riot...
The management and Senate council of the University of Ibadan have decided to rename the Arts Theatre of the University,  after Professor Wole Soyinka. The decision was officially stated on Tuesday (July 20) and in a statement,  by Dr Tunde Awosanmi, the head of the institution’s Department of Theatre Arts,...
Thursday, 5th April, 2018 marked the day for the extension of intervention programme of the National Lottery Trust Fund to secondary schools in Nigeria. In line with its mandate of implementation of projects approved by President Muhammad Buhari, the federal government agency procured Customised Medical First Aid Cabinets for...
Making a categorical statement, especially a negative one, on the social state or behavior of social groups such as ethnic, religious, racial, regional or age demographics is a tricky endeavour as it opens the person making such remarks to various forms of accusations-from being socially incorrect to making unsubstantiated...
Over three years of being in power, the ruling All Progressive Congress has scheduled it national convention for May, 2018. This comes shortly after the incumbent president of the federal republic of Nigeria made public declaration of his desire to reruns in 2019 general elections and also declared against...
The recent remark made by the president of the Federal republic of Nigeria, president Muhammadu  Buhari, about the Nigerian youths at the just concluded Commonwealth of nations meeting had resulted-in numerous contestation across sections of the youth residing in Nigeria and even some Nigerian youths in diaspora. Reports  on both...
The Management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun State on Tuesday said it was aware of the allegation of demand for sex for five times made by a female student against a lecturer of the institution for marks gratification. The lecturer, Professor Richard Akindele was alleged to...
The Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative (PCNI) hosted the University of Maiduguri convocation committee delegates at the PCNI office on the 3rd of April 2018. The Committee on Contact and Fund Raising for the 23rd and 24th Combined Convocation which was set up to raise funds for...