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Three Killed, Several Others Injured In Homa Bay Road Crash, Kenya

Three Killed, Several Others Injured In Homa Bay Road Crash, Kenya

Three people died while several others sustained serious injuries in a road accident on the Rodi Kopany-Sori road on Monday evening. Two of the victims died on the spot while the other casualty, a student, succumbed to his injuries while being taken to Homa Bay County Referral Hospital for treatment. Those who died included two […]

Federal Government, ASUU Reach Agreement

Federal Government, ASUU Reach Agreement

The Nigerian government has reached an agreement with striking university lecturers, raising the possibility of ending the teachers’ prolonged industrial action. The national president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Biodun Ogunyemi, said the National Executive Committee of the union will review its decisions based on the new commitment by the federal government. He […]

80 Students, Principal Kidnapped In Cameroon

80 Students, Principal Kidnapped In Cameroon

Gunmen in Cameroon have kidnapped 80 students and their principal from a Presbyterian school in the country’s restive northwestern region. A video of the kidnapped children was released on social media in which the kidnappers identify themselves as “Amba boys,” a reference to the English-speaking region of Ambazonia where armed separatists are fighting for independence. […]

First Bank Counsels Students On Financial Literacy

First Bank Counsels Students On Financial Literacy

Executive Management and staff of First Bank of Nigeria Limited yesterday delivered career counseling sessions with over 3000 secondary school students across the regions to inculcate financial literacy and inclusion in young students.The counseling, according to a statement from the lender, was part of activities marking the Bank’s second edition of its Corporate Responsibility and […]

NECO Exams Candidates Killed By Herdsmen

NECO Exams Candidates Killed By Herdsmen

Two National Examination Council, NECO, candidates and 13 others have been killed by militant herdsmen in coordinated attacks on communities in Guma and Logo Local Government areas of Benue State in the early hours of yesterday. Vanguard gathered from the Chairman of Guma Local Government, Mr. Anthony Shawon, that the marauders invaded Tse Ishav in […]

Guinness Nigeria’s ‘Smashed’ Campaign Impacts Over 5,000 Students

Guinness Nigeria’s ‘Smashed’ Campaign Impacts Over 5,000 Students

To further demonstrate its commitment towards responsible use of alcohol in society, Guinness Nigeria has launched its ‘Smashed’ campaign. It is a live drama performance delivered to 14–17-year olds (SS1 – SS3 students) in government and private schools across Lagos State by professional actors, along with follow-up interactive workshops. About 28 schools in Lagos benefitted […]

22 Students, Teacher Die In Kano Auto Crash

22 Students, Teacher Die In Kano Auto Crash

A teacher and 22 students from Misau Local Government Area of Bauchi State on an excursion died, yesterday, in an auto crash at Gaya, 65 kilometres south of Kano. An eyewitness disclosed that the 18-seater bus conveying the students and some staff on excursion to a radio station in Kano at about 11am., had a […]

School Children Alerted To Human Trafficking

School Children Alerted To Human Trafficking

 Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare Valencia Uiras forewarned children at the After School Centre in Katutura against human trafficking by getting in touch with the wrong people on the internet. Uiras said, “Don’t go do funny things on the computers and get connected with people you don’t know. We […]

Hoodlums Clash At Obafemi Awolowo University

Hoodlums Clash At Obafemi Awolowo University

Security personnel at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife have arrested some persons in connection with a fight which led to the death of one Olufemi Ayoola Omoboriowo. The fight was said to have broken out at ‘New Bukataria’ area on the campus around 10pm on Thursday.  The Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr. Abiodun […]

Youth Organization To Raise K20.8 Million For Needy Students

Youth Organization To Raise K20.8 Million For Needy Students

 We Care Malawi- a Lilongwe based youth organization has launched a campaign to raise K20.8 million meant for school fees for needy secondary school students who have dropped out of school in Lilongwe rural areas. The four months campaign dubbed ‘send Them 20 campaign’ (ST20) started on September 1, 2017 and will see over 20 […]

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