The Niger Delta University, Bayelsa has indefinitely been shut down by its management following protest over the introduction of uniforms for undergraduates.
Kemi Filani reports that the unrest began after the institution instructed that students of each faculty should dress in a particular uniform to differentiate them from the others.
Registrar of the institution Benjamin Joffa in a statement on Wednesday said, “Following the on-going unrest in the university. I am directed to inform the general public and the university community that academic activities have been suspended indefinitely with immediate effect.
“Consequently, all students are directed to vacate the university campuses and facilities on or before 3:00pm today (Wednesday July 7, 2021).”
It was gathered that the varsity’s vice-chancellor Prof. Samuel Edoumiekumo met with the state commissioner for education Gentle Emelar in taking the decision.
Some students accused the vice chancellor of degrading the state-owned university, alleging that the prices of the uniforms were also high.
The remains of the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, also known as TB Joshua, has arrived for lying-in-state.
His corpse was driven into the church premises in the Ikotun-Egbe area of Lagos State on Thursday.
Joshua, who died on June 5, is scheduled to be buried on Friday, July 9.
The controversial cleric had died a few days ago after conducting a service in his church.
The popular prophet was found unconscious in his private apartment while the service was ongoing.
Following his death, there has been several controversies surrounding the death of the SCOAN founder.
The Senior Pastor of Christian Life...
‘We are really not meant to do life alone’, Comedienne Lizzy Jay speaks on the importance of having a confidante
Nigerian Comedienne and actress Adeyela Adebola, popularly known as Lizzy Jay has taken to social media to show the importance of having a confidante in one's life.
However, the comic actress has recently been part of an engaging reality Tv show Celebrity Come Build Naija (CCBNaija), alongside other celebrities from Nigeria and different parts of Africa.
According to her, everyone needs a confidante to push through the bad days, and on days, you feel the most excited.
Sharing a photo, she mentioned having your person is the best as it stops one from getting through life alone.
Having your own person is really nice. Like you'll just have a bad day and you tell...
Nollywood actress Yetunde Bakare has taken to social media to solicit prayers from her fans and followers as she celebrates her birthday today.
As part of the birthday celebration, the actress took to her Instagram page to share adorable photos and wished herself a happy birthday.
She also urged her fans to pray for her. She wrote: A QUEEN IS +1. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME. Say A PRAYER FOR ME.
Reacting, some of her colleagues took to the comment section and Instagram page to shower prayers and birthday wishes on her.
i_am_shai wrote: Happy birthday darling
akoladehighlander wrote: Happy birthday to you my dear long life and prosperity