• Reps charge FG on Nigerian students arrested in Turkey

    Reps charge FG on Nigerian students arrested in Turkey

    It was gathered that the House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to explore all diplomatic means of rescuing the student arrested by the Turkish Gvernment and resolve the issue.

    The House also mandated its committees on Foreign Affairs, Diaspora Matters, Interior and Tertiary Institutions to investigate the matter and report back to the House in one week for further legislative duties.

    The resolution of the House was sequel to the passage of a motion sponsored by a member Hon. […]

  • FG Demand Immediate Release Of Nigerian Students Arrested In Turkey

    FG Demand Immediate Release Of Nigerian Students Arrested In Turkey

    Following the arrest of Nigerian students in Turkey, the Federal Government has quickly moved to salvage the crisis.

    The Federal Government, on Friday, summoned the Turkish ambassador to Nigeria, Hakan Cakil, over the detention of some Nigerian students in Istanbul by the Turkish police.

    The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sola Enikanolaiye, in an interview with our Newsmen on Saturday, said the Nigerian government expected a reasonable explanation from Cakil regarding the poor treatment of the students and directed the […]

  • Nigerian students sue Alabama University for treating them ‘like animals’

    Nigerian students sue Alabama University for treating them ‘like animals’

    Nigerian students namely Thankgod Harold, Success Jumbo, Savior Samuel, Godsgift Moses, Promise Owei and 30 others on full scholarships from a Nigerian government fund for four years have sued Alabama State University (ASU) for discrimination and treating them like animals, an Alabama news outlet, Daily Beast, has reported.

    The students complained that after collecting millions of dollars from the home government, the university started to discriminate against them.

    In their lawsuit, they alleged that the university overcharged them for books and meals, […]

  • Nigerian students shine at Mathematics Olympiad in South Africa

    Nigerian students shine at Mathematics Olympiad in South Africa

    Two students of the Greensprings Schools, Lagos, made Nigeria proud recently, when they emerged winners at the Mathematic Olympiad held in far away South Africa. While 14-year old Ebbah Wyse won the Gold Medal in the junior category, Chidera Anakua, also 14-year old, clinched the Bronze Medal in the same category.

    Ebbah’s journey to a gold medal position at the Mathematics Olympiad was not an easy ride. He, alongside some of his peers, participated in the first round of the Olympiad […]

  • Budget Padding: 7 Ways How Nigerian Students Do it Too

    Budget Padding: 7 Ways How Nigerian Students Do it Too

    Since the term ‘padding’ entered the Nigerian lexicon, more and more people or groups have been revealed to also fall guilty of the discrepancies, especially Nigerian students.

    How students do budget padding on their finance from parents.

    Having witnessed the budget padding saga that has trailed the National Assembly in the past few weeks, it can not be said that the legislators hold the exclusivity in the commission of the act.

    Guess what, many other people in various professions and spheres of occupation […]

  • A Big Shame: Nigerian Student Beaten To Death For Allegedly Attempting To Rape A Lady Inside An Elevator

    A Big Shame: Nigerian Student Beaten To Death For Allegedly Attempting To Rape A Lady Inside An Elevator

    Report gathered that a yet to be identified Nigerian student in Malaysia has reportedly been beaten to death for attempting to rape a lady inside an elevator in a service apartment on September 23rd.

    Malaysia’s newspaper, Malaymail online, reports that the Nigerian student was mobbed by residents of the service apartment after the victim raised an alarm.

    The police was called in and the Nigerian student was taken to the police station with injuries on the right side of his head, and […]

  • GOOD NEWS: FG Approves N400M For Nigerian Students On Foreign Scholarships

    GOOD NEWS: FG Approves N400M For Nigerian Students On Foreign Scholarships

    News gathered that the Federal Government has approved N400 million for the payment of upkeep allowances of Nigerian students on foreign scholarships.

    The acting Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Hindatu Abdullahi, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday.

    Ms. Abdullahi attributed the delay to non-release of capital allowance and the change in government which delayed the release of capital allocation for 2015.
    She explained that the upkeep allowance of the scholars did […]