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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 […]

Uganda : Government Makes Lunch And Sanitary Pads Compulsory

Uganda : Government Makes Lunch And Sanitary Pads Compulsory

Government has resolved to make it compulsory for all learners to have lunch and free sanitary pads while at school beginning next year. A new circular that has gone out to all chief administration officers, district education officers and Resident District Commissioners across the country, says provision of lunch to all learners in public schools […]

Truck Crushes 4 Oyo FGGC Students And Driver

Truck Crushes 4 Oyo FGGC Students And Driver

FOUR students of the Federal Government Girls’ College, Oyo, who were returning from a mid-term break died in an auto crash, yesterday evening, when a gari-laden articulated truck fell on a bus conveying them to school. The incident, in which the bus driver also died, left five other girls with severe injuries. An impeccable source, […]

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