Nigeria

Nigeria Education NEEDS: 'Jonathan owes ASUU 1.3trn but we have no strike plans yet'
Nigeria Education NEEDS 'Jonathan owes ASUU 1.3trn but we have no strike plans yet'

ASUU has denied that it is planning down tools over the Fg's failure to pay the N1.3 trillion intervention funds it promised. The union says it is unhappy with tertiary institutions’ funding.

Student Pulse·27.03.2015

Pope Francis: Catholic leader sends money to Boko Haram victims in Nigeria
Pope Francis Catholic leader sends money to Boko Haram victims in Nigeria

The Vatican press office said the money was a "tangible sign of solidarity" that the Pope does not "forget their suffering"

Pulse Religion·27.03.2015

Tech News: Nigeria joins a new list
Tech News Nigeria joins a new list

Nigeria, Africa’s largest telecom market, has joined the list of countries on the continent that will impose prison sentences on officials at mobile operators that continually fail to deliver quality services to customers.

Pulse Tech·27.03.2015

Rotimi Amaechi: Gunmen open fire on Governor's convoy
Rotimi Amaechi Gunmen open fire on Governor's convoy

The gunmen were reported to have opened fire on the Governor’s entourage, leaving at least two people injured.

Local·27.03.2015

In Ogun: Dangote trucks set ablaze after crushing VIO, four others to death
In Ogun Dangote trucks set ablaze after crushing VIO, four others to death

It was reported that Police who arrived the scene were almost lynched by the angry bystanders.

Local·26.03.2015

Nigeria Unemployment: CENTS turns FUNAAB students into entrepreneurs
Nigeria Unemployment CENTS turns FUNAAB students into entrepreneurs

Students of the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta are being trained to become self-sufficient entrepreneurs thought the institution's Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies.

Student Pulse·26.03.2015

Giving Back: Oyo governorship candidate awards 1500 scholarships to 'support youths'
Giving Back Oyo governorship candidate awards 1500 scholarships to 'support youths'

One thousand five hundred tertiary institution students have been given scholarship by an Oyo state governorship candidate, Oluseyi Makinde.

Student Pulse·26.03.2015

Education Intervention: FG yet to release N1.3trn NEEDS fund as promised — ASUU
Education Intervention FG yet to release N1.3trn NEEDS fund as promised — ASUU

ASUU has revealed that the Federal Government has since 2013 not released any part of the N1.3 trillion intervention fund it promised Nigerian universities.

Student Pulse·25.03.2015

Jonathan's Education Dream: 'We all feel bad' about Nigerian universities' poor ranking — GEJ
Jonathan's Education Dream 'We all feel bad' about Nigerian universities' poor ranking — GEJ

UNILORIN, UNILAG are the best universities in Nigeria

Student Pulse·25.03.2015

Very Intelligent, Too Poor: 17-yr-old Ghanaian gets bank scholarship as best WAEC candidate
Very Intelligent, Too Poor 17-yr-old Ghanaian gets bank scholarship as best WAEC candidate

After emerging as the overall best candidate in the 2014 May/June WASSCE with eight A1s, 17-year-old Mickail Hasan could not afford to attend a university and had to work as a classroom teacher in a private school until a bank scholarship saved him.

Student Pulse·26.03.2015