Man who graduated with third class from Nigerian University tops his class in Canada

A man who graduated with a third class from Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, revealed how he went to school in Canada and graduated top of his class. He made this revelation after a Twitter user wrote: “The opportunities we will never have because we’re born Nigerian.” The OAU graduate then responded: “In OAU I graduated… Continue reading Man who graduated with third class from Nigerian University tops his class in Canada

Honest secondary school student gets cash reward of N340,000 for returning lost phone to owner in Port Harcourt

A Senior Secondary school student identified as Philemon Igbokwe has been showered with cash gifts for his rare feat of honesty by returning a lost phone to the owner in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. A lawyer, Emma Okah, who disclosed this on Facebook on Sunday, April 11, said the boy saw the mobile phone forgotten… Continue reading Honest secondary school student gets cash reward of N340,000 for returning lost phone to owner in Port Harcourt

Ex-College Track Coach Charged In Scheme Soliciting Nude Photos From Female Students

A former Northeastern University track and field coach was arrested this week for a scheme in which he allegedly used sham social media accounts to solicit nude photographs from female student athletes. He is also accused of cyberstalking at least one female student athlete. Steve Waithe, 28, was arrested in Chicago on Wednesday and charged… Continue reading Ex-College Track Coach Charged In Scheme Soliciting Nude Photos From Female Students

Bandits released us on their own – Freed Kaduna student says

One of the students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Mando, Kaduna State who have been reunited with their families after being freed by bandits, has spoken about how they were freed. Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan who first announced the release of the students had said; “The… Continue reading Bandits released us on their own – Freed Kaduna student says

Man shares then and now photos as he reunites with his primary school classmates after more than 50 years

A military veteran reunited with his primary school mates decades after their graduation and he took to Twitter to share photos of them when they were still in primary school and now as adults. Barade, a criminologist and security expert, said they graduated from primary school in 1967. He said he hosted them recently and… Continue reading Man shares then and now photos as he reunites with his primary school classmates after more than 50 years

OAU, Gregory emerge outstanding varsitiesSunday Aborisade, Abuja

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has emerged the outstanding public university of the year, while Gregory University, Abia State, is the outstanding private university. The year’s outstanding state-owned university was won by the Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomoso, Oyo State. These were made known at the first-ever Education Awards and Lecture, held virtually on… Continue reading OAU, Gregory emerge outstanding varsitiesSunday Aborisade, Abuja

As Bad Information Spreads, Florida Schools Seek To Teach ‘Digital Literacy

At Countryside High School in Clearwater, Fla., 16-year-old Sage Waite is already taking a class in cybersecurity, and she’d welcome one that’s in the works on cyber disinformation. “For the longest time, I didn’t actually know what disinformation was,” said Waite, who’s in the 11th grade. “There was always the idea that things could be… Continue reading As Bad Information Spreads, Florida Schools Seek To Teach ‘Digital Literacy

Education Dept. Restores Debt Cancellation For Some Borrowers With Disabilities

Drew Lehman in his Lansdale, PA home. (Natalie Piserchio for NPR)

The U.S. Department of Education says it will erase the federal student loan debts of tens of thousands of borrowers who can no longer work because they have significant disabilities. It’s a small but important step toward improving a shambolic, bureaucratic process for hundreds of thousands of vulnerable borrowers who are legally entitled to debt… Continue reading Education Dept. Restores Debt Cancellation For Some Borrowers With Disabilities

Armed bandits kill two Poly staff in Zamfara

Armed bandits have killed two staff of the Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda in Zamfara State, Usama Nazifi and Bashiru Muhammad. It was gathered that Nazifi, 37, and Muhammad, 39, were shot dead by the gunmen who stormed at a low-cost area of Kaura Namoda in the early hours of Wednesday, March 24. According to Nazifi’s… Continue reading Armed bandits kill two Poly staff in Zamfara

COMIC: How One Math Teacher Broke Through To Her Virtual Students

It’s been a year since teachers were handed an unprecedented request: educate students in entirely new ways amid the backdrop of a pandemic. In this comic series, we’ll illustrate one teacher’s story each week from now until the end of the school year. Episode 1 Jessica Peacock — on what success has meant for her… Continue reading COMIC: How One Math Teacher Broke Through To Her Virtual Students