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Nigerian students won’t write 2020 WAEC – FG

The Nigerian government has announced that Nigerian students will not be participating in the forthcoming West African Examination Council (WAEC) examinations.

Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu made the announcement after the virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday July 8. 

The Minister who also disclosed that there is no date yet for school resumption, added that he will prefer Nigerian students lose an academic year than expose them to danger. 

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UNIZIK student confirmed as first Lassa Fever patient in Anambra State

UNIZIK student confirmed as first Lassa Fever patient in Anambra State

A female student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) has been confirmed as the first Lassa Fever Patient in Anambra State. 

The student was diagnosed with the disease after being transferred from her school’s medical center to Chukwukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH). 

Acting CMAC of COOUTH, Dr Ifeanyichukwu Ezebialu said the student’s specimen which was sent out to Institute of Lassa Fever Research and Control at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH) in Edo State, came back positive.

He allayed fears of residents of the state by disclosing that necessary decontamination procedures were taken before the Emergency Response team which has been monitoring the health situation in the state moved the patient to the Virology Centre at the Federal Teaching Hospital in Abakiliki, Ebonyi State. 

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#SexForGrades: UNIBEN Professor Okwechime Emmanuel defends lecturers, says some girls want STD (Sexually Transmitted Degree) – watch video

#SexForGrades: UNIBEN Professor Okwechime Emmanuel defends lecturers, says some girls want STD (Sexually Transmitted Degree) - watch video

Okwechime Emmanuel, a  University of Benin (UNIBEN) professor, who reacted to BBC’s hour long documentary which exposed some randy lecturers in Nigeria and Ghana, has defended academics enmeshed in such scandal by stating that sexual harassment is being seen from one angle. 

In an interview with Nigeria Info, the UNIBEN lecturer said some of the female students also sexually harass their teachers by dressing half-naked to class. According to him, these students want sexually transmitted degree (STD) and when some lecturers refuse to agree to their demand they get blackmailed. 

Prof. Okwechime asserted that lecturers are not saints and in any organization where there are adult male and adult female, there is a natural attraction. 

Here is the video below; 

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(AUDIO): Nexy – Control

And young super singer, Nexy drops his latest single, Control. Thus, an afro pop song with a dominant catchy lyrics.

The song was sound engineered by itzSochiLLBeats. Get the song below and share your thoughts in the comment.