School drop-out rate: a growing menace?

School drop-out rate: a growing menace?

“We are looking for ways to decrease the dropout rate. I am pretty sure, if we eliminate career and technical education, we are going to increase the dropout rate.” ~ Michael Enzi. With the increasing school drop-out rates across the world, even in both developing and under-developed countries, the question is, “are career and technical education in our school system strong indicators for the growing rate of school drop outs?” In Europe, school drop-out rates…

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OAU Professor in sex-for-marks scandal spotted in class teaching students

OAU Professor in sex-for-marks scandal spotted in class teaching students

After going into hiding for few days after his sex-for-marks scandal spread through social media, a lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife OAU lecturer, Professor Richard Akindele has summoned courage and resumed class for lectures, Eastern Reporter has gathered. The professor at the Department of Accounting of the university was said to have demanded five rounds of sex from a female student before he could pass her. The university authorities had set up a…

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Young Man murdered after winning big from Naija bet

Young Man murdered after winning big from Naija bet

Achuku Joseph, a resident of Sabo Pegi area of Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital, has been brutally murdered after winning N11 million on the football betting platform, “Naija Bet”. The lifeless body of the young man was discovered at the early morning of Saturday abandoned by the roadside at the Federal University, Lafia, with several deep machete wounds. It was gathered from a member of the victim’s family, who pleaded anonymity, that the late Achuku…

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Shi’a Muslims Clash with security Operatives over the release of El-Zakzaky

Shi’a Muslims Clash with security Operatives over the release of El-Zakzaky

 There has been a clash between security operatives and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shi’a Muslims over the demand for the release of the detained leader of the group, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, has left scores dead and many wounded. The clash followed a ban issued last Friday by the FCT Commissioner of Police, Sadiq Bello, on protests and rallies at the popular Unity Fountain, Abuja venue of the #freeZakzaky daily…

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Kemi Adeosun faces removal threats

Kemi Adeosun faces removal threats

Three shareholders’ groups have called for the immediate removal of Kemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance, for her unwholesome interference on the affairs of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Adeosun had on Friday approved the reassignment of portfolios in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with Ms. Mary Uduk assuming the position of the Acting Director-General of the Commission. The group described the minister’s decision to reassign portfolios in SEC as “unnecessarily meddling” with…

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Coachella: Beyonce makes appearance, Reunites with Destiny Child.

Coachella: Beyonce makes appearance, Reunites with Destiny Child.

Beyonce has made history as the first black woman to headline Coachella in a performance that included a surprise Destiny’s Child reunion and appearances by her husband Jay-Z and sister Solange. Destiny’s Child members Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams joined her as they sang their smash Say My Name during the two-hour set in Indio, California, where the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is held each year. The highly anticipated set drew thousands of…

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Yakassai speaks on 2015 Electoral fraud

Yakassai speaks on 2015 Electoral fraud

Prominent politician and an Elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, has spoken on that massive rigging that took place in the North during  the 2015 general elections.     Yakassai revealed this to journalists when he led the newly formed Northern Leaders’ Stakeholders’ Assembly to former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, at his Uphill Mansion in Minna, the Niger State capital, on Sunday. The Elder Statesman said,  while the electronic voting was religiously observed in the…

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BBN 2018: Housemates talks on what to do with 45m, solicit for vote.

BBN 2018: Housemates talks on what to do with 45m, solicit for vote.

As the end of the Big Brother Naija 2018 draws closer, the five housemates, who made it to the final week have disclosed why they should be voted to emerge winner of the ‘Double Wahala Edition’.   Recall that five housemates: Alex, Tobi, Cee-c, Nina and Miracle made it to the finals after Anto, Lolu and Khloe was evicted from the reality show. The housemates in a recorded message to Nigerians disclosed why they should…

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BBNaija: Why I Accused Alex of Flirting with Male Housemates

BBNaija: Why I Accused Alex of Flirting with Male Housemates

 Dramatic and Controversial Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate, Cee-c has spoken on why she accused Alex of throwing herself to male housemates.   Cee-c had during the live show told Big Brother host, Ebuka that Alex was fond of throwing herself at all the male housemates. “Alex throws herself at all the guys in the house, showing boobs and ass everywhere,” She told BBN host, Ebuka after he asked her about the relationship between Alex…

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BBNaija: things you don’t know about Khloe

BBNaija: things you don’t know about Khloe

Khloe’s disqualification came as a shock to her supporters and viewers of the show given that she and her partner, K-brule were sent packing before the Sunday live show. She and her partner were the only housemates to be disqualified from the show. However, a big twist which saw two evicted housemates return to the show brought her back to the house.   Here, some things you may want to know about the now-evicted housemate:…

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