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THE TRUTH ABOUT ANOREXIA.

THE TRUTH ABOUT ANOREXIA.

There’s nothing glamorous or fun about anorexia nervosa; it’s a mental illness, not a lifestyle choice. Saying someone chooses to be anorexic is like saying one chooses to suffer from cancer. Anorexia isn’t about a confused girl going through a phase or an attention seeking female. In fact, anorexia is the deadliest psychiatric disorder and the...

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Govt, abductors negotiate, set to release 317 Zamfara GIRLS

Govt, abductors negotiate, set to release 317 Zamfara GIRLS

‌• Ganduje orders closure of four Kano higher institutions The abducted schoolgirls of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State, may regain freedom today. A very competent source informed newsmen on Saturday that negotiations with the bandits who kidnapped the schoolgirls had reached a very advanced stage, saying “they may...

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JAMB to announce sale of 2021/2022 form next week

JAMB to announce sale of 2021/2022 form next week

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Sunday that all admissions in the nation’s tertiary institutions for the 2020/2021 academic session would end by June 15, 2021. A statement by the spokesperson for JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said the decision was collectively taken at a virtual meeting with heads of tertiary institutions in the...

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NUC APPROVES DEGREE PROGRAMME FOR DENTAL COLLEGE ENUGU

NUC APPROVES DEGREE PROGRAMME FOR DENTAL COLLEGE ENUGU

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has given approval to the Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu to proceed with its undergraduate degree programmes. A statement issued by Mr. Omololu Ogunmade, Head, Public Relations of the institution, stated that the approval has changed the status of the college which before now was a monotechnic,...

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400-level Dutse varsity student commits suicide on Valentine’s Day

400-level Dutse varsity student commits suicide on Valentine’s Day

Tragedy struck on Sunday when a 400-level Mathematics student of the Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State, Bashir Abdulalhi, reportedly committed suicide because his girlfriend, one Raf’at, jilted him. UGAMATV gathered that the late student, an indigene of Ungwa Uku Tarauni Local Government Area of Kano State, took the action to protest his girlfriend’s decision to...

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UNN lecturer suspended for alleged sexual harassment of student

UNN lecturer suspended for alleged sexual harassment of student

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka, has suspended a senior lecturer in the Department of Archeology and Tourism, Dr Chigozie Odum, for alleged sexual harassment of a female student in his department. In a letter obtained by our correspondent on Tuesday, dated February 15, 2021, and signed by the Deputy Registrar, Personnel Services Unit, Mrs F....

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Gunmen kill one, abduct students in Niger

Gunmen kill one, abduct students in Niger

Some students and staff of Science College, Kagara, in Niger State, were kidnapped when bandits stormed the school on Wednesday morning. A student was also reportedly killed by the bandits during the attack. According to a source within the area, the attack started from the staff quarters and ended in the students hostels. The source...

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We don’t post corpers to volatile areas – NYSC

We don’t post corpers to volatile areas – NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps has said it does not post prospective corps members to areas with heightened insecurity. The Director, Press and Public Relations, NYSC, Mrs Adenike Adeyemi made this know on Tuesday during a courtesy visit to Punch Place, headquarters of Punch Nigeria Limited, Magboro, Ogun State. Adeyemi, who said she was representing...

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UNN lecturer suspended for alleged sexual harassment of student

UNN lecturer suspended for alleged sexual harassment of student

• As police shoot 75-year-old woman dead The University of Nigeria, Nsukka, has suspended a senior lecturer in the Department of Archeology and Tourism, Dr Chigozie Odum, for alleged sexual harassment of a female student in his department. In a letter obtained by our correspondent on Tuesday, dated February 15, 2021, and signed by the...

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WAEC RELEASES 2020 WASSCE, WITHHOLDS OVER 5000 RESULTS

WAEC RELEASES 2020 WASSCE, WITHHOLDS OVER 5000 RESULTS

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), on Monday, announced the release of the results for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates 2020 (second series). According to the head of the council in Nigeria, Patrick Areghan, only 39.82 per cent made credits in five subjects (including Mathematics and English). However, he...