Category: Education

Ekiti Police Arrests FUOYE Student on Charge of Allegedly Raping Male Classmate

The Ekiti State Police have confirmed the arrest of a final year student of the Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), Olalekan Oni, following allegations of rape against...

Final-Year Student Takes Own Life in Akungba-Akoko

A devastating event unfolded on Monday in the community of Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, when Modupe Ayandare, a final-year student at Adekunle Ajasin University,...

DELSU Student Arrested for Staging Own Abduction, Demanding N50 Million Bitcoin Ransom

Delta State Police have arrested Nelson Eserada, a fourth-year student at the Delta State University (DELSU), for faking his own abduction. Alongside his alleged...

Persistence Pays Off: Hephzibah Akinwale, Author of “Chronicles of the Time Keepers Whisked Away,” Shares Her Journey to Success with PurpleWorld

 Hephzibah Akinwale, a talented 11-year-old champ who recently set the world record for the longest book fiction for children with a word count of 58,000, speaks...

Ajayi Crowther University Expels Students Involved in Fatal Fight

Ajayi Crowther University has taken a decisive stand against violence by expelling several students who participated in a deadly altercation that left one of their peers...

Kogi University Horror: Two Students Reportedly Killed by Kidnappers After Ransom Failure

The chilling aftermath of a terrorist invasion at Confluence University of Science and Technology, Osara, Kogi State has been uncovered, as two of the abducted students...

Ebonyi State University Mourns Final-Year Student, Favour Ugwuka, Who Committed Suicide

Favour Ugwuka, a final-year student studying English at Ebonyi State University in Abakaliki, has taken her own life. It has been reported that prior to her death,...

Nigerian Students Forced to Leave UK University and Country Over Unpaid Tuition Fees

A group of Nigerian students at Teesside University in the United Kingdom has been ordered to leave the country after struggling to pay their tuition fees on time. The...

Social Critic Oluwaseyi Oyetunbi Slams Oyo Governor for Sending Daughter to Yale Instead of Top-Ranked University of Ibadan

As Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde celebrates his daughter’s graduation from Yale University in the United States, social critic Oluwaseyi Oyetunbi has raised...

Governor Makinde Proudly Celebrates Daughter’s Academic Milestone As She Graduates from Yale University

In a heartwarming display of pride and joy, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde congratulated his daughter, Tobi Makinde, on her recent graduation from the esteemed Yale...

Two LASU Students Wounded by Stray Bullets Near Campus

Tragedy struck late Monday as two Lagos State University (LASU) students fell victim to stray bullets in an attack outside the campus. The incident occurred at PPL, a...

Only Applicants From Federal Institutions Can Access Student Loan For Now – FG

President Bola Tinubu’s administration has introduced a pioneering student loan program designed exclusively for students attending public universities and...

Irate Youths Set Two Students Ablaze in Retaliatory Attack Following Fatal Accident

A tumultuous scene unfolded in Odeomu, Ayedaade Local Government Area of Osun State, when enraged youths set fire to a vehicle involved in a tragic accident that claimed...

Tragic Accident Reportedly Claims 7 Lives at Imo State University Junction

A horrific accident has occurred on Saturday night at the ever-busy Imo State University (IMSU) junction in Owerri, Nigeria, leaving seven people dead and several others...

Lagos State Government Threatens Sanctions Against Teachers Conducting Paid Extra Lessons After School Hours

The Lagos State Government has announced its intention to crack down on teachers and schools that continue to exploit the extra hour after official closing time for paid...

Six OAU Students Reportedly Injured as Iconic Amphitheater Roof Collapses During Class

At least six students from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in Ile-Ife, Osun State were reportedly rushed to the hospital after the roof of the iconic Amphitheater...

ASUU Threatens Nationwide Strike Amidst Government Inaction

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened a nationwide strike in protest against the Nigerian government’s failure to address crucial issues....

LAUTECH Student Reportedly Stabbed to Death In Ogbomosho

Adedokun Olamilekan, a 200-level student at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, was reportedly stabbed to death by unidentified individuals....

Nigerian University Student Sues EFCC for N10M After Alleged Wrongful Arrest

Oluwateniola Omidiji, a 19-year-old nursing student at Babcock University, has taken legal action against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for holding...

Nigeria Tops the Charts for Out-of-School Children Globally – UNICEF

In a sobering report, UNICEF has revealed the grim reality of Nigeria’s education crisis, ranking the country as the nation with the highest number of children out...

Two Individuals Arrested in Connection with the Suspicious Death of Delta State University Student, Faith Omodon

Faith Omodon, a second-year undergraduate student at Delta State University of Science and Technology in Agbor, disappeared under suspicious circumstances and was later...

JAMB: 78% of Aspirants Score Below 200

Nigeria’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the gateway to higher education in the country, has seen its 2024 results released by the Joint...

BrickHall Schools in Abuja Shaken by 4-Year-Old Pupil’s Sudden Death during Lunchtime

A devastating incident shook the BrickHall Schools in Abuja when Miguel Ovoke, a four-year-old pupil, passed away during lunchtime on Wednesday. The tragic news sent...

Abuja’s Lead British International School in Turmoil as Violent Bullying Rampage Sparks Public Outcry

A disturbing video capturing female students from Lead British International School, Gwarimpa, Abuja, brutally assaulting their classmate Bwala Namtira Daniel has been...

Sowore Unveils the Dark Side of Nigerian Education: Private Schools Excel, Public Schools Struggle

Nigerian activist and journalist Omoyele Sowore has cast light on the stark inequalities in the country’s education system. He revealed that private schools boast...

PurpleWorld Media Correspondence Korede Badmus Wins 2nd DKA Annual Poetry Prize, 2024

In a remarkable achievement, Korede Badmus, a talented student of English and Literary Studies at Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, has taken home the prestigious title of...

DKA Annual Poetry Prize Winner, Korede Badmus, Shares Inspiration and Aspirations: A Winning Verse Through PurpleWorld’s Lens

In a world that is torn apart by pain and strife, I believe that poetry can unite us — Korede Badmus, the grand winner of the DKA Annual Poetry Prize narrates her...

Dowen College Student Death: Parents, Doctor Blamed for Negligence

 Lagos State Coroner Inquest court has concluded that the tragic death of 12-year-old Dowen College student Sylvester Junior was a consequence of negligence on the part...

Two Injured in Car Accident on Obafemi Awolowo University Campus

On Road 1 of the Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, two people were injured in a car crash involving a Toyota Camry. According to reports, the car accident...

UNILORIN Expells 19 Students for Theft, Exam Malpractice, Violating Code of Conduct

  The University of Ilorin expelled 19 students for engaging in a range of misconduct, including theft, exam malpractice, and other violations of the school’s...

Armed Kidnappers Abduct 10 Students in Delta State

Armed men reportedly abducted 10 students on Friday as they were traveling along the East-West road in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. The incident...

Photonews: ABSU Lecturer and Student Who Made Headlines on Valentine’s Day Tie the Knot

Organizers of Osun Teachers’ Recruitment Exams Claim Hacking Attack May Have Caused Disruptions

Despite the scheduled teacher’s recruitment test for 13 centers across Osun State on Wednesday, two centers in Osogbo and Ikire did not host the test. This caused...

Osun Government Leaves Thousands of Job Seekers Stranded After Failing to Hold Promised Teachers’ Exams

The Osun State Government failed to hold the Computer-Based Test (CBT) for its teacher’s recruitment exercise on Wednesday, leaving thousands of job seekers...

A Journey of Hardship and Academic Excellence: A First Class Graduate’s Story, as Told to PurpleWorld

There were days I ate eba with palm-oil, and some nights I slept on empty stomach while I was in school— Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology, first...

Kaduna State Government Announces Release of 287 Schoolchildren Abducted in Chikun

The Kaduna State Government has announced that 287 schoolchildren abducted from Kuriga in Chikun Local Government Area have been released. This news comes after the...

Tragedy in Nasarawa State: Two Students Die in Stampede for Food Aid

A tragedy occurred at Nasarawa State University, Keffi, where two students lost their lives during a struggle for food aid. The palliative was provided by the state...

WATCH: Madonna University Founder Claims All Female Graduates Remain Virgins

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Senate Passes Student Loans (Access to Higher Education) Act of 2024

On Wednesday, the Senate approved a bill that aims to make higher education more accessible by revamping the student loan system. The Senate’s resolution was based...

Nigerian Universities Sued for Banning Christian Fellowship on Campus Since 2017

Christian Association of Nigeria and Alliance Defending Freedom sue two universities in Katsina State over ban on Christian groups from holding fellowship meetings and...

Federal Government Postpones Student Loan Scheme Launch

The Federal Government has announced the indefinite postponement of the Nigerian Students Loan Scheme, which was originally scheduled to launch soon. The Executive...

Student Butchered, Shot Death in Post-Graduation Violence at Abia State University

Violence broke out at the Miracle Lodge along the Uturu/Isiukwuato road when a newly graduated student from Abia State University was shot and mutilated by rival cult...

Bandits Abduct 16 People in Attack on Tsangaya School in Sokoto State

Bandits have reportedly abducted 16 people – 15 students and a woman – from a Tsangaya school in Gada LGA of Sokoto State. Sources have reported that the...

Four KWASU Undergraduates Arrested for Allegedly Beating Classmate to Death

Four students at the Kwara State University (KWASU) have been detained on suspicion of beating a classmate to death. According to reports, the deceased student was...

Love Blooms in the Classroom: Varsity Lecturer, Student Plan to Wed After Viral Valentine’s Day Proposal

Wisdom Anucha, a lecturer at Abia State University, has announced his upcoming wedding date after his proposal to his fiancée, Grace, went viral on Valentine’s...

Uniosun Shakes Up Administration, Appoints Awobifa as Acting Registrar

In a move that is sure to shake up the administration at the University of Osun, Awobifa has been appointed as the new acting registrar. The appointment of Awobifa as...

EFCC crackdown on cyber crime leads to mass arrests at KWASU

A raid by the EFCC’s Ilorin Zonal Command on KWASU has resulted in the arrest of 48 students and two other individuals on suspicion of involvement in an internet...

Staff Member Tragically K!lled by Lion at Obafemi Awolowo University Zoo

A tragic incident occurred at the Obafemi Awolowo University Zoological Park, when a Veterinary Technologist was k!lled by a nine-year-old lion. The staff member,...

Parents and Student Allegedly Assault School Principal and Teacher in Ogun State

A dispute between a student and his teachers at Agbara Grammar School in Ogun State reportedly turned violent, leading to an alleged ass@ult of the school principal and...

University Lecturer Surprises Student With Classroom Proposal on Valentine’s Day

A lecturer at Abia State University, Anucha Wisdom, surprised his fiancée by proposing to her in her classroom on Wednesday. PurpleWorld gathered that the proposal took...

Nigerian University Student Reportedly Charged with Murdering Classmate to Steal iPhone XR

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested a final-year student of Adekunle Ajasin University for killing a female student of the same university. The suspect was...

OOU Female Student Allegedly Dies by Suicide in Hotel Room; Questions Raised

One Adaeze Jaja, a 400-level female student of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) in Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State in the South West Nigeria has been confirmed to have committed...

WATCH: Nigerian Central Bank Governor Says Students Abroad Are Contributing to Rise in Dollar/Naira Exchange Rate

Adekunle Ajasin University Student Found Dead in Her Room

A female student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Ifeoluwa Adekunle, has been allegedly killed inside her room. According to reports, the...

Canadian Province Announces Temporary Ban on International Students, Including Nigerians

British Columbia is banning new post-secondary institutions from applying to enrol Nigerians and other international students for the next two years, as the province...

JAMB Accused of Misusing Student’s Personal Information During Registration

A Nigerian mother, simply identified as Iphie Ajike, has called out the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) over the alleged use of her daughter’s contact...

Dowen College Student, Sylvester Oromoni, Laid to Rest

A 12-year-old pupil of Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos State, Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, who died after he was allegedly tortured by his senior colleagues in 2021, has been laid...

Nigerian Man Dies 24 Hours After Moving to the UK to Pursue Masters

Saheed Wahab, a Nigerian man reportedly died a day after moving to the United Kingdom to pursue his master’s degree. Wahab hailed from Ilorin, the Kwara State...

University of Ilorin Expels Student Over Allegations of Sexual Assault

The Management of the University of Ilorin has expelled a postgraduate student, Mr Mathew Adeboye Balogun (aka Plato) with Matriculation Number: 14/25OD062 over alleged...

Coroner’s Inquest into Dowen College Student’s Death to be Completed by April 12, 2024

The outcome of the Coroner’s inquest into the d£ath of 12-year-old Dowen College student, Sylvester Oromoni, will will be made known on or before April 12, 2024. The...

School Feeding Program, N-Power, and Others Suspended by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu has suspended all programs administered by the National Social Investment Programme Agency (NSIPA). In a statement on Friday, January 12, the...

Nigerian President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Approves N683 Billion Intervention Fund for Tertiary Education

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the sum of N683,429,268 billion as the 2024 Intervention Funds for public tertiary education institutions in the country. The...

Taraba State Governor Mandates Secondary School Teachers to Hold Master’s Degrees

Taraba State Governor, Dr Agbu Kefas, has disclosed plans by his administration to make master’s degree the minimum academic qualification for anyone wishing to teach...

Family Mourns Death of Nigerian Student Shot by Police in Canada

The young man fatally shot by Winnipeg police on New Year’s Eve has been identified as 19-year-old Nigerian student Afolabi Stephen Opaso. Reports revealed that...

Student Leader Calls for Arrest of Reporter Who Exposed Degree Certificate Fraud in Benin Republic

The National Association of Nigerian Students President for Benin Republic, Ugochukwu Favour has called for the immediate arrest of an investigative reporter, Umar Audu,...

Corruption and Collusion: How Fake Degree Schemes Thrive in Cotonou and Nigeria

The story of obtaining questionable degree certificates from universities in Benin Republic and Togo is not new. What is new, however, is how these certificates can be...

5 Differences Between BSc and HND Degrees in Nigeria

BSc and HND are different Educational qualifications. You will get BSc certificate if you graduate from a University in Nigeria and you will get HND certificate if you...

TRCN Exam: Nearly 4,000 Teachers Fail Qualifying Exam: A Crisis in the Making?

A total 3,963 teachers who sat for the November 2023 diet of the Professional Qualifying Examination for teachers across the country have failed the test organised by...

FeesMustFall: UNILAG Students Boycott Laboratory Session Over Management’s Decision To Impose Lab Manual And Consumable Fees on Students

The last may not have been heard from many students of the University of Lagos who are currently distressed at the turn of events occasioned by the fee hike, inadequate...

Katsina Governor Suspends Teacher for Alleged Sexual Harassment of Student

The Katsina State Governor, Dikko Radda, has directed the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education Hadiza Yar’adua to suspend a teacher identified as Lawal...

Fear Grips University Students After Abductions Turn Institution into ‘Hunting Ground

Students of Federal University Lafia, Nasarawa State have taken to the streets to protest against the recurring abduction of their fellow students by unknown gunmen....

Police Uncover Shallow Grave, Discover Remains of Allegedly Ki!led OAU Student in Ogun State in Possible Ritual Killing

Men of the Ogun state Police command on Wednesday, December 7, uncovered a shallow grave at Ajebo in Abeokuta where the remains of 18-year-old Quadri Salami, a 100-level...

Bauchi University Student Killed During Robbery Gone Wrong

Tragedy has rocked Bauchi state following the killing of a final student, identified as Joseph Agbabaidu, of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, in an attempt to...

Gateway Polytechnic Shuts Down After Students Cry ‘Enough is Enough’ in the Face of Robberies

The management of Gateway Polytechnic, Sapaade, Ogun State, has shutdown the institution following incessant robbery attacks on students. According to Peak News, armed...

University of Calabar Suspends Tuition Hike Following Student Protests

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof Florence Obi, has suspended the payment of undergraduate school fees until further notice, following student...

ASUU Cautions Against Federal Government’s Student Loan Scheme, Calls It a Scam

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has described the student loan set up by the Federal Government as one designed to enrich a few individuals who own...

Bomb Explosion Disrupts Religious Gathering at Mindanao State University, Killing Four and Injuring Many

A bomb explosion disrupted a religious gathering at Mindanao State University, Philippines, on Sunday, leaving four dead and multiple injured. The institution’s...

Pedro Obi Wins NANS Presidential Election in Turbulent Race

Pedro Obi, a PhD student from Delta State University, has triumphed in the recent elections to become the new President of the National Association of Nigerian Students...

VIDEO: Gunshots At NANS Convention Amidst Leadership Crisis and Age Row

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Osun State University Clarifies Misleading Social Media Ad: No Vacancies Available

The management of Osun State University has disowned a social media advertisement purporting that the institution was inviting applications for both academic and...

OAU Student Hospitalized After Handwashing Marathon, Raises Questions About Student Safety

A 200 level student of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU),  Subair Enitan, who embarked on handwashing marathon to set a new Guinness world record, has ended up in...

Final-Year Student Details How Financial Hardship Led to Prostitution, Calls for Support

A suspected S£x worker has confessed that she resorted to prostitution business because she lacked the money she needed to complete her academic studies. The suspect,...

Osun Student Sets Out to Break Guinness World Record with Marathon Handwashing

A student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Subair Enitan, on Friday started a handwashing marathon to break the Guinness World Records for longest...

VIDEO: UNILAG Students Protest Closure of Registration Portal as Thousands Remain Unregistered #FeesMustFall

VP Shettima Tells UNIMAID Graduates to Shun Government Jobs, Become Entrepreneurs

Vice President Kashim Shettima has challenged graduates of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) to embrace entrepreneurship and self-employment instead of waiting for...

HND Student of Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Allegedly Killed by Unknown Persons

A Higher National Diploma female student of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, in Kwara State, identified as Toyin Bamidele has been allegedly killed by some unknown...

Veteran Fuji Star Saheed Osupa Earns Degree from University of Ibadan

Nigerian Fuji musician, King Saheed Osupa, has graduated from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, with a degree in political science. He shared photos from the...

University Student Arrested for Allegedly Poisoning Two Female Classmates

The Ogun State Police command has arrested Oladokun Ayomide, a final-year student of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), for poisoning his...

Two Female Students Remanded in Custody for Alleged Murder of Hotelier in Kwara State

A Kwara State Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Ilorin has ordered the remand of two female students in the facility of a Federal Correctional Service in Ilorin, the...

Jalingo School Teacher St@bb£d to D£ath by Former Pupils in Possible Revenge Attack

Former students of Government Model Day Secondary School in Jalingo, Taraba State, have allegedly st@bbed a teacher to d£ath. According to LIB, the teacher identified...

Take it Back Movement Stands in Solidarity with Ogun State Students Protesting Against Hikes in Education Fees

The Take it Back Movement, Ogun State Chapter, has released a statement firmly supporting the students of Ogun State as they protest the rising cost of education. They...

Final-Year University of Lagos Student Dies After Alleged Suicide

Olatunji Olayinka Emmanuel, a final-year student of the Department of English, Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos has committed suicide. This was made known by the...

LASU Removes Dean of Students after Allegations of Certificate Forgery

Dean of Student Affairs, Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Prof. Tajudeen Olumoko, has been removed over allegations of certificate racketeering. His removal follows...

Upper-Level UNIPORT Student Adaeze Found Dead in Aluu Apartment

A 200 -level female Accounting student of the University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, identified as Adaeze has been found dead in her off campus apartment in Aluu...

UNILAG Students Protest Unmet Housing Promises, Group Reacts

The Students Solidarity Group against Fee Hike has commended the courage and determination of University of Lagos students protesting inadequate housing arrangements. In...

TASUED Students Protest 300% Tuition Fee Increase From N76,500 To N230,000

Students of Tai Solarin University of Education in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, on Monday, gathered at the university premises to express their dissatisfaction and protest...

Over 70 OAU Students Reportedly Arrested by EFCC In A Midnight Raid

Over 70 students of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife Osun State were reportedly arrested by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in a midnight...

14-Year-Old Girl Arrested for Murder of FUT Minna Lecturer

The Niger State Police Command has arrested a 14-year-old, identified as Joy Afekafez over the murder of Dr Mrs Funmilola Adefolalu, a lecturer at the Federal University...

German Chancellor’s Visit to UNILAG Creates a Buzz at the MAD House

German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz on Monday visited the MAD House of the University of Lagos. The visit was part of his 2-day working visit to Nigeria. The German...

I Wish Nigerian Students Would Protest Against Fee Increments, Lack Of Facilities In Schools Like They Did For MohBad – Sowore

Omoyele Sowore, the #RevolutionNow convener has urged Nigerian students to rise against incessant increments in tuition fees by universities nationwide amid economic...