This thread houses all news from Igbo Schools/Students, academic issues affecting the Igbo people and universal education matters that may be of help to our people

10,000 Candidates Caught In Exam Malpractice In Anambra State

The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board, JAMB, says it has handed over disciplinary authority, about 10,000 candidates caught endulging in examination malpractices during the UTME exams in Anambra.

Lynda Nwachukwu, the Coordinator of the board in Anambra, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Saturday.

NAN reports that the all computer-based testing (CBT) mode 2017 UTME, which started on May 13 in 642 centres nationwide, ended on May 20.

Ms. Nwachukwu said the examination, which took place in 28 centres in the state, was successful.

Rochas Okorocha's Second Son Graduates, Bags Double Degree

Amen Amarachi Rochas, second son of Imo state Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has just graduated from Southern Methodist University Dallas Texas US.

The lad bagged Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering respectively today May 20, 2017

The graduation ceremony was graced by Governor Rochas Okorocha, his wife and first Lady of Imo state, Ugo Nneoma Nkechinyere Okorocha PhD, their children and other dignitaries.

What Nigerian Constitution Says Today (Ife Iwu Nke Obodo Nigeria Kwuru Taa)


Right To Personal Liberty

This section of the constitution spellls out the right of everyone to personal liberty and instances where a citizen will be denied or lawfully deprived of the right.

Sect. 35, Sub-sect. 1: Every person shall be entitled to his personal liberty and no person shall be deprived of such liberty save in the following cases and in                                          accordance with a procedure permitted by law:

Two Igbo Bag PhD From Horward University

Two Umu-Igbo, Kelechi C. Fluitt and Ugo Okeke have successfully graduated from the Howard University of the United States of America with the PhD.

Kelechi C. Fluitt graduated as a Counseling Psychologist while graduated from the Department of Chemistry.

Kelechi was in her time at the university, honoured at the BSU Scholarship Gala for outstanding graduate student leadership).

She said: "I was President of the BSU Graduate Student Association from 2008-2010 (two terms)"

Chukwu gozie unu, umunne...

What Nigerian Constitution Says Today (Ife Iwu Nke Obodo Nigeria Kwuru Taa)


Section 33: Right To Dignity Of Human Person

As we posted yesterday, sub-section one (1) of this section stated that no person shall be subjected to hard labour and other degrading inhuman treatment, we continue today with the exceptions of that provision. 

Sect.33 Sub-sect.2: For the purposes of subsection (1) (c) of this section, "forced or compulsory labour" does not include:

What Nigerian Constitution Says Today (Ife Iwu Nke Obodo Nigeria Kwuru Taa)

This is what the Nigerian constitution says today....ife a/ihe a bu ife/ihe iwu nke obodo Nigeria kwuru n'ubochi taa


Right To Dignity Of Human Person

Sect. 34, Sub-sect. 1: Every individual is entitled to respect for the dignity of his person, and accordingly;

                           (a): no person shall be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading treatment;

                           (b): no person shall be held in slavery or servitude; and

UNN, UNIZIK Set To Host Orji Uzo Kalu To A Guest Lecture

 Two Prominent Sout Eastern Universities, University of Nigeira, Nsukka, UNN, and Nnamdi Azikiwe University, UNIZIK, will Thursday and Friday this week, host the Business mogul and Former Abia state governor, Orji Uzo Kalu for guest lecture entitled “Culture, leadership and higher education in Nigeria."

See The Two Igbo Sons, Who Graduated With First Class As Roommates From UNIZIK

It was a rare accomplishment and one that underscores the essence of motivation and competition, as two Igbo sons who lived together as roommates at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK), determined to bag academic excellence motivated themselves to aim First class honours each after four years in the school.

Gov. Rochas Okorocha First Son Graduates From His Masters Degree Programme In Mech. Engineering

The first of Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, Engineer Ahamefula Okorocha has been awarded Masters Degree having successfully defended his Masters Degree thesis in Mechanical Engineering. 

Recall, Aham had aome years ago, bagged a First Class Honors in the same field from the prestigious Manchester University, England.

The young man who has received much of accolades for the extra ordinary fit and for his exceptional academic brilliance, humility and sense of purpose is deemed simple and down-to-earth.

See What Months In The Year Are Called In Igbo...And Why Ndigbo Have 13 Months In A Year

Interesting!! I too never knew what months in the year are called until I came across this very educating post.

Did you know the Igbos have thirteen months in a year?

Well, you could be more than surprised at the unique and authentic sagacity iof the ancient Igbo people who knew virtually everything and created their peculiar systems for everything safe for the coming of the colonial robbers that robbed off everything and killed our ancient systems.

Iheanacho Obioma Made Chairman Governing Board Federal College of Education, Akoka

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday approved the appointment of Chief Iheneacho Obioma,(Chomen) as Chairman Governing Board of Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka, Yaba, Lagos.

The apopointment of Hon. Iheanacho Obioma, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia state, alongside others occured after the government reconstituted the governing boards of the colleges of Education. 

Alvan Ikoku Federal College Of Education Staff Petitions The Senate On Corrupt Practices Of The College And Its Affiliate, UNN

Trouble looms within the academics circle of both the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and its affiliate, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education as one Mr. Ikwue Eche James petitions the Senate over what he described as "corrupt practices within the management of Alvan Ikoku College of Education (AICE) with their affiliated institution, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN)

Another Nwafor Igbo Breaks Records, Receives Admission Offer From The Ivy Schools

It's quite a relishing moment for Umu-Igbo in the USA as they keep breaking records and setting yet practically far-possible to attain academic milestones. 

Just few weeks after the other two High school students from Igbo soil achieved great academic fits by receiving admission offers from the well revered Ivy-League schools, another Ada-igbo, Nina Uzoigwe has been offered admission by seven of the Ivy League schools.

Ebonyi State Govt 5 Principles For Exam Malpractice (Expo)

Ebonyi State government has demoted Five principals who involved in examination malpractice in the 2016 Senior Schools Certificate Examination.

The Ebonyi State Commissioner for Education, Professor John Ekeh, revealed the government decision as he addressed newsmen today, Thursday, stating that it was a follow-up to the West African Examination Council, WAEC, report which found 20 schools and some officials guilty of complicity in examination malpractice.