260 million children out of school globally- UNESCO

Audrey Azoulay, Director General, UNESCO More than 260 million children are not in school globally, causing a de facto exclusion from society and perpetuate a spiral of social inequalities and gender inequalities, Audrey Azoulay, Director General, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said in her World Literacy More...

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By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

Sex-for-marks girl Monica Osagie speaks

Miss Monica Osagie, the student at the centre of a sex-for-mark scandal rocking the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has denied shunning an invitation by the panel probing her audio tapes of her conversation More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Raped Chrisland schoolchild recounts ‘bad things’ done to her

Child X, the pupil allegedly defiled by Adegboyega Adenekan, a 47-year-old Chrisland School supervisor, on Thursday testified at an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence court in Lagos and confirmed that she More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, March 16th, 2018

Bursar losses N3m to gunmen in Ondo

Heavily armed hoodlums have robbed St Peter’s Unity Secondary School Akure, Ondo state, carting away almost three million naira belonging to the school. File photo The attack took place on Thursday at the school More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Emulate Akinwunmi Ishola, Buhari urges academics

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family, friends and government of Oyo state on the passing away of the renowned author, playwright and literary icon, Prof. Akinwunmi Ishola. Akinwunmi Ishola: Buhari More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, August 15th, 2016

Accounts that save you from school fees wahala

In about a month time, primary and secondary schools across the country would be resuming from long vacation. The hearts of many parents are skipping because they don’t know how they would be able to pay their More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, August 15th, 2016

Economic hardship biting hard on campuses — Survey

There could hardly be a more difficult time than now to be a student in Nigeria as Business Hallmark investigations have revealed that the present economic crisis in the country is making life unbearable for most More...

By hallmarknews On Sunday, August 14th, 2016

JAMB denies imposing candidates on universities for admission

The Registrar of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has said that it was untrue that the board was imposing candidates on universities for admission. Oloyede told journalists in More...

By hallmarknews On Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

Primary school teachers in Kwara begin strike Monday over unpaid salaries

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in Kwara says primary school teachers in the state will embark on strike on Monday to protest the non-payment of their four months’ salary arrears. The Chairman of the union, More...