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

Message For Igbo Young Men...Maazi Odera On Igbo Fact File

Good morning boys ,this morning I want us to chat ...yes we have shown those SLAYING LADIES what's up . A clap for us ...

I know that it's not easy been a GUY ,is it the artificial life ,the ever growing lies,the target of sleeping with all the Fine Girls in your hood ,but what we don't know is that Nwata Na ata akara Na ata ego ya (The child that rush eating Bean ball ,is burning his money ,).

Igbo Fact File...ANAMBRA Politics the Dare and the daring by Mazi Odera

Ihe nkuzi diri umu Anambra

ANAMBRA Politics the Dare and the daring by Mazi Odera

The laws of playing with projectiles demands that "He who live in glass edifice should not use stone as object of projectile " .Little wonder a Rastafarian chanted and I provide "If you are living in glass house,don't throw stone, if you can take blow brother don't give blow ".

One that doesn't want to be told how the father posses the mother without paying kobo as the bride ,the person should abstain from throwing the word bastard as a Comic seeking vowels .

Chimamanda Adichie, Ada Igbo, Elected Into The American Academy

Another milestone achievement by one of umu ada anyi ji eje mba has hit global frontline.

The multiple award winning writer, Chimamanda Ngozichukwu Adichie has been elected into the American Academy Arts and Letters as a Foreign Honorary Member, in May, 2017.

The fit which no Nigerian but Wole Soyinka has achieved distinguishes Ngozichukwu as the very best amongst her contemporary.

Facebook Invents An Algorithm To Prevent Suicide.

Identifying high-risk suicide cases

Social Media Giant, Fcebook, has created an Airtificial Intelligence (AI) algorithm that monitors people that may be contemplating to commit suicide.

This initiative is coming at the backdrop of allegations that Social networks have been providing a forum for those planning to commit suicide, with a number of people livestreaming their suicide attempts

The AI looks out for typical patterns in social media posts that mark out a potential suicide.

Uzodinma Iweala Graces The Guardian Life Magazine Cover

One of our brains, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Ventures Africa, Uzodinma Iweala, the son of our Legend, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, takes the cover of the Guardian Magazine. 

The global-reckoning and multi-award winning writer, physician, entrepreneur, publisher and art curator, gives an inctie as well, on the business of storytelling.

Read some extracts of the interview:

On the magazine Ventures Africa

Tonto Dikeh Is Doing Us Proud With Her Foundation

This our daughter and sister is really trying and does need some commendations.

When you see the spirit flow of Ndi igbo in one of our own, keeping up the will and breaking the boundaries, then you will not definitely fail to give it a mention.

Tonto Wigo Charity Dikeh, Ada Igbo n'Ikwerre, Rivers state is keeping her head up high above the shady waters of the material misadventure she had with her former partner, Oladunni Churchill.

Every Woman Is A Prostitute: Cisi Eze Writes

One of our daughters, Ada nke anyi, Cisi Eze doing us proud with her fast growing career in writing is on it again. This time she takes a swipe on us all with a societal phenomenon common to on, you will find the truth.

“I knew that my profession had been invented by men, (…) men force women to sell their bodies at a price, and that the lowest paid body is that of a wife. All women are prostitutes of one kind or another.” – Nawal el Saadawi’s “Woman at Point Zero”.

Chude Jideonwo Writes An Inspiring Article For You

I got this very inspiring article from our illustrous igbo son and brother, Chude Jideonwo; believe it will inspire you into something meaningful.

Biko gụọ ofuma (pls, read through):

"A few days ago, I received this message in my email from a highly respected colleague with the Punch, which inspired this article:

Thank you for staying true to the cause. I have seen too many people transform into villains in recent years; but you have been steadfast and I couldn’t be more proud.

UNN Lecturers To Be Promoted Based On The Opinion Of Students

Umunne biko, kedu ife unu chere n'a ife'a

A memo from the office of the Vice Chancellor entitled "Students' Valuation" communicates that the promotion of UNN lecturers is subjected to the analysis (opinion) of UNN students of their performances. 

It is therefore, clear that those who fail the evaluation test which commences in the First Semester of the 2016/2017 session, will not be promoted.

See the memorandum as attached.

Hmm...nka siri ike ooo!!

UNN, Others Benefit From Shell Sabbatical Research Programme

Nka'a bu ezigbo ozi!!

Uniersity of Nigeria, Nsukka has been announced as one of the 19 Academics-Beneficiaries of Shell Sabbatical Research Programme as revealed to News Agency of Nigeria, by Shell's spokesperson, Bamidele Odugbesan.

Other Universities in line as beneficiaries include University of Benin, University of Ibadan, Niger Delta University, University of Ilorin and the University of Lagos. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, University of Calabar etc.

FUTO Students Shutdown School In Protest Against Schol Fees Hike

Tension was reported to have engulfed the Federal University Of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) community as students took to streets protesting exorbitant increments in school fees by the management of the institution.

According to sources from the university, the protest which has led to the closure of the institution till further notice saw to the damage of University properties like  Senate building, ICT Centre, and Diamond Bank sited inside the school premises.