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24-Year-Old Nigerian Beauty Queen, Najeebat Sule, PhD Student Shot Dead In Her Car In US

Najeebat Sule

A former Nigerian beauty queen and doctoral student in Philadelphia, Najeebat Sule, has been shot dead while sitting in her car in front of her family’s home, and now her parents are hiding out of fear for their lives. smlinkz news-team Najeebat Sule, 24, known to her loved ones as Najee, was killed shortly before …

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Bandits Reportedly Abduct Two University Students, Demand N50 Million Ransom

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The incident occurred around 9 pm on Sunday, when the suspected bandits stormed the Igbole Aibo Quarter area of Ayetoro, shooting indiscriminately. SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM Some yet-to-be-identified bandits have allegedly abducted two female students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ayetoro campus in Yewa-North Local Government Area of Ogun State. According to a Vanguard report, the incident …

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Terhemen Anongo: Why I Dropped Out Of UI Medical School At 500Level to Push Wheelbarrow

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Anongo noted that he left UI and returned to Gboko town in Benue State to start a new life by pushing a wheelbarrow since… SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM A 43-year-old wheelbarrow pusher in Benue State, Terhemen Anongo, has explained that he dropped out of the University of Ibadan Medical School at 500 Level due to depression caused …

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SUICIDE: 400-level Student Kills Himself Over a Heartbreak on Valentine’s Day

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Tragedy struck on Sunday when a 400-level Mathematics student of the Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State, Bashir Abdullahi, reportedly committed suicide because his girlfriend, one Raf’at, jilted him. SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM When his friends discovered he had committed the act of suicide, they quickly rushed him to the Rasheed Shekoni Teaching Hospital in the state capital, …

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Court Jails 2 Students For Cybercrime

CYBERCRIME

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Wednesday, secured the conviction of Opeyemi Olasumbo Folarin and Ogunseye Ajibola Olamilekan before Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan for CYBERCRIME and fraudulent impersonation.  SMLINKZ CAMPUS REPORTERS Folarin, who claims to be a 27-year-old Higher National Diploma student of The Polytechnic, …

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Unical Academic Calendar for 2019/2020 Session Approved and Released(PHOTOS)

UniCAL ACADEMIC CALENDAR

The University Senate on Monday approved the revised Unical Academic Calendar for 2019/2020 session. SMLINKZ CAMPUS REPORTERS This announcement was made through the university’s twitter handle. Students are to resume on February 5 while lectures will begin on February 8. The University had announced on Friday that only staff (Teaching and non-Teaching) of the University …

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Kaduna State University Dismisses Lecturer For Hugging Female Student In His Office

KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY

The Kaduna State University, KASU, has terminated the appointment of Dr. Idowu Abbas of the Geography Department, over allegations of sexual harassment. SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM The management dismissed Abbas from the service of the university and directed that all students under his supervision be reassigned to a decent lecturer in the department. The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) …

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COVID-19: NYSC Ignores Calls To Close Orientation Camps Because “Contractors” Will Lose—Source

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A source in the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Abuja, says the government bowed to pressure not to close orientation camps for NYSC members due to economic considerations. SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM The Yemi Osinbajo-led committee had in June 2020 recommended that while the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)programme could continue, the three-week orientation exercise …

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Uniuyo Senate Approves January 25 As Resumption Date

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Uniuyo Senate after a long deliberation has approved January 25th, 2021 for the resumption of Academic activities. SMLINKZ CAMPUS REPORTERS Also, 1st February, 2021 was approved by the Uniuyo Senate for commencement of 1st Semester Examination. SMLINKZ ON FB