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UK coronavirus: restrictions tighten across country as record new cases reported...

Lucy Mair, 49, from Manchester, is everything but impressed with the way her daughter’s university has handled the coronavirus outbreak on campus. Her daughter is a first year at Glasgow University, having arrived 12 days ago and living in Murano, the largest student village and epicentre of the current outbreak at the university. “Every single…

It’s not right to dump PDP and decamp to APC now...

By Nwafor Sunday The newly elected governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki has said that it would be unfair to dump the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, that gave him ticket to contest against other parties and join All Progressives Congress, APC, that disqualified him from participating in its primary election. ”Gleaning from the comments of…

Students wrongly accused of cheating in visa test take fight to...

International students who lost their right to live and study in the UK after being wrongly accused of cheating in an English language test sent a letter to Downing Street on Thursday, as part of an ongoing campaign to clear their names. The 200 students are some of about 34,000 accused by the Home Office…

ONDO 2020: ZLP campaign council member dumps Ajayi for APC

By Dayo Johnson, Akure The camp of the Zenith Labour Party in Ondo state was depleted yesterday as a member of its campaign council, Dighitoi Feku dumped the party and joined the All Progress Congress in the state. Feku from Ese- Odo council area of the state defected to APC barely 48 hours after the…

Keir Starmer has to abandon Corbyn’s promise on student fees |...

As he makes his first leader’s speech in the unusual context of an online Labour party conference, Keir Starmer’s position is rock solid. Since his election, the party has pulled almost level with the Conservatives in the polls, and more Britons think he would make a better prime minister than Boris Johnson. He has had…

[FLASHBACK] Between OBJ and PMB: The Dangers, The Fears

By Jide Ajani For two men whose ideas of Nigerian unity are poles apart, one vigorously into farming, and the other a herdsman with a ranch, Nigerians should watch it. Is Olusegun Obasanjo a strategic thinker or a hype-man? Is President Muhammadu Buhari a strong and effective person or an insensitive and ineffectual nepotic leader?…

Town v gown tensions rise over threat of Covid infection rate...

Fears of a growing “town v gown” divide have been sparked by a new poll showing the majority of residents in university towns do not want students to return because their arrival could trigger fresh local lockdowns. A survey, carried out by the University and College Union (UCU) and shared with the Observer, shows only…

Students have been sold the lie they are able to have...

With a new term already under way in many universities, the higher education sector has never felt more beleaguered – and most of the blame for its current state of disarray lies with the government. In the past few weeks the Department for Education has amassed a staggering charge sheet: the exam results fiasco; trying…

Edo 2020: Meet candidates for Edo’s gubernatorial election

By Ozioruva Aliu ADC Candidate African Democratic Congress (ADC) Governorship candidate: Mabel Akomu Oboh is 56 years old. Former TV presenter and movie producer from Uromi in Esan North East local government area of Edo state. She worked as a Broadcaster with Federal Government owned television station NTA and also runs a Non-Governmental Organization named…

Edo, Ondo guber: PDP storms INEC headquarters, demands assurance of credible...

…As INEC reiterates commitment to free and fair elections Uche Secondus By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday visited the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, headquarters, Abuja to demand assurances of credible and transparent governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states. Addressing newsmen, national vice chairman (North) of…

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