JAMB opens portal for UTME 2017 registration

After a long wait the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has opened its official website for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) 2017. The website which opened on Monday, March 20, 2017 as promised also set out some instructions for prospective candidates. Below is a screenshot from the website: For the first time, It is

Cases of HIV, STIs on rise among youths in Lagos

Leadership Initiative for Youth Empowerment (LIFE) has raised alarm over the high rates of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and other sexually Transmitted Infections, STI, among youth in Lagos state even as it called on youths to access primary healthcare centres rather than resorting to traditional methods of treatment. The organisation made the calls during a

Nigerian boy offered scholarship to most prestigious school in UK

  The most prestigious school in Britain, Eton College, attended by Princes William and Harry, has offered a scholarship worth over £70,000 to a Nigerian youngster studying his GCSEs. Sixteen-year-old Joshua Adeyemi, who attends Ark Globe Academy in SE1, was picked out of hundreds of talented applicants – all predicted to bag a catalogue of

19-year-old model killed during photo shoot by a train

  There is need for young adults, teenagers and older adults to be careful these days when it comes to taking photos, Selfies videos or using their phones. So many lives has been lost due to negligence and being carried away while trying to capture various moments or communication on pur phones. A 19-year-old model

A Nigerian built Android watch that tells time in Yoruba

Despite unemployment rate in Nigeria, there are youth who against all odds have learnt to be exceptionally creative and put their creativity to bare to showcase the country not only locally and internationally Meet Moyinoluwa Adeyemi, the Nigerian app developer who built an Android watch face that tells time in Yoruba. Moyinoluwa Adeyemi, is one

16-year-old boy is the first black student to build a nuclear fusor

  A 16-year-old youngster from New Jersey is on his way to becoming the first black student ever to build a nuclear fusor. The first part of this prototype is already built, and Steven Udotong raised the needed remaining $1,500 to finish the fusor in less than one month, through a GoFundMe page he created.

LASPOTECH produces drones to boost Lagos security

LAGOS State Polytechnic, LASPOTECH, in conjunction with the International College of Aeronautics and Aviation Studies has produced drones to boost the security operations in the state, the Rector, Mr Samuel Oluyinka   Sogunro has said. Sogunro who disclosed this during the institution’s  pre-convocation press conference in Lagos said: “We have partnered the   International College of Aeronautic

Final year student of University of Ghana commits suicide

Suicide in young adults is no longer a myth but a fact and these cases is  gradually increasing. It is a mental health problem affecting the lives of young adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cites suicide to be the third leading cause of death for people between the ages of 10 and 24. In

Dancer, 18, is paralysed after ‘having cervical cancer vaccine’

  A teenage dancer has been paralysed from the waist down and may never walk again after suffering from devastating chronic illnesses which she claims were caused by the HPV cervical cancer vaccine. Chloe Brookes-Holder, 18, and her family believe that the jabs have left her with a range of chronic illnesses including weakened muscles,

Teen pressures: 18-year-old teenager commits suicide   

Suicidal behaviour is a major health concern in many countries, developed and developing alike. At least a million people are estimated to die annually worldwide. Many more people, especially the young and middle-aged. Over the last few decades, while suicide rates have been reported as stable or falling in many developed countries, a rising trend

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