Arrests and Tensions: Protests Escalate at Columbia University

Protesters have converged on Columbia University’s campus amid mounting frustration over the school’s response to antisemitism. The demonstrations follow Columbia University President Dr. Nemat (Minouche) Shafik’s testimony before a House committee focused on assessing antisemitism at the Ivy League institution. As night fell on Wednesday, pro-Palestine students gathered for a rally, chanting slogans and vowing […]

FG to Pay Half of Withheld Salaries for SSANU, NASU Members Upon President Tinubu’s Approval

The Federal Government has announced plans to disburse half of the withheld salaries to non-academic staff members of universities once President Bola Tinubu approves the payment of their salary arrears. Education Minister Tahir Mamman made this revelation during an appearance on Channels Television’s Politics Today  on Wednesday, shedding light on the ongoing negotiations between the […]

Student-Led Opposition to Program Cuts at West Virginia University

Sophomore Christian Adams initially enrolled at West Virginia University with plans to study Chinese, envisioning a future in labor or immigration law. However, unexpected changes arose when the university made significant program cuts in response to a $45 million budget shortfall in September. The decision to eliminate the world language department and numerous other programs, […]

Tinubu Signs National Students Loan Amendment Bill into Law

President Bola Tinubu took a significant step on Wednesday as he signed the National Students Loan Amendment bill into law during a brief ceremony at the State House. The event witnessed the attendance of key dignitaries including Senate President Godswill Akpabio, Deputy President of the Senate Barau Jibrin, Chief of Staff to the President Femi […]

Vantaa School Shooting: 3 Children Injured, 12-Year-Old Suspect Arrested

Police in the Finnish city of Vantaa reported that three 12-year-old children were injured in a shooting incident at Viertola school. The incident occurred before 09:00 local time on Tuesday, prompting authorities to advise local residents to stay indoors. According to police, the suspect, also 12 years old, fled the scene but was later apprehended. […]

Gunmen Abduct Several Students Along East-West Road in Delta State

Gunmen have struck again, this time abducting an unspecified number of students who were travelling along the East-West road in Ughelli, Delta State. The incident occurred on Friday night, with the driver of the vehicle managing to escape unharmed. According to Edafe Bright, the spokesman of the Delta State Police Command, the victims were believed […]

Gov Uba Sani Offers Free Education, Support to Rescued Kuriga School Students

In a benevolent gesture, Governor Uba Sani of Kaduna State has extended a compassionate hand to the rescued students of Kuriga school, offering them free education under his foundation. Governor Sani further pledged to oversee the reconstruction of the LEA primary and government secondary school in Kuriga, along with providing essential infrastructure to enhance the […]

Confrontation Over Headscarf: French PM Announces Legal Action

France’s Prime Minister has announced that a teenage girl will face legal action from the state for falsely accusing her headteacher of assaulting her during a contentious confrontation over her wearing an Islamic headscarf. The headteacher maintained that the student must remove her headscarf while inside the school premises, aligning with French legislation on the […]

Rescued Kuriga Schoolchildren Begin Psycho-Social Therapy in Kaduna State

In a significant development following their rescue, the Kaduna State Government has initiated a crucial phase in the rehabilitation process for the recently freed Kuriga schoolchildren. These children, who endured harrowing experiences during their abduction, have been relocated to a specialized facility for psycho-social therapy and counseling. The decision to transfer the children to the […]