The Academic Board of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja has considered and approved the Second Semester results for 2021/2022 Academic Session, and with over 180 students who performed below expectations asked to withdraw from the institution.
This was parts of far reaching decisions at the 13th emergency meeting of the Board held on Tuesday 13th December, 2022 at the Hall ‘A’ of the Polytechnic Main Campus.
The Board led by its chairman, Dr. Salisu Ogbo Usman approved the reports of the Results Verification Committee led by the Deputy Rector, Dr. Kehinde Felix Lamidi. The HND I and ND I Second Semester results for the 2021/2022 Academic Session were approved.
Dr. Usman who doubles as the Rector of the Polytechnic stated that the results for the graduating HND II and ND II would be approved and released in due course, just as he commended members of the Results Verification Committee for the due diligence done on the results and charged them to maintain the zeal.
In the same vein, the Board approved the withdrawal of 185 students from various Schools and Departments for poor academic performance in the Second Semester of the 2021/2022 Academic Session.
The board frowned at students performing below academic standard despite providing conducive atmosphere for learning and charged them to redouble their efforts and be more focused in their academic pursuit.
Meanwhile, fourteen (14) students have been expelled from the Polytechnic on account of examination misconduct and related offences.
The Board approved the expulsion having been satisfied with the reports of the Central Examination Misconduct Committee led by Mrs. Grace Ehimony.
Other decisions reached by the Board on Examination Misconduct cases include the exoneration of two (2), written warning to two (2) students, three (3) students to be rusticated for one semester and
seventeen (17) students asked to carry over courses they were charged with in an offence.
Dr. Usman who commended the Board’s Central Examination Misconduct committee and those of Schools and Departments for a thorough job called for synergy among the committees so as to make decisive resolutions capable of raising the quality of teaching and learning at the Polytechnic.
He equally reassured the Polytechnic community of the Board and Management’s continued resolve to make reforms that would be beneficial to all stakeholders identified with the institution.
Expressing Gratitude as she Completes her Masters
Following the completion of her Master’s Degree, Nollywood actress Jumoke Odetola has expressed gratitude to God for her achievement.
On her Instagram page, she shared photos from her graduation ceremony and reflected on her journey from the beginning to the successful end.
She expressed her gratitude for the strength and good health despite persistently falling ill. She also gave a special mention to her sisters, whom she described as adorable, and thanked God as well.
“Congratulations to me.
Started well, finished successfully.
Thank God for strength & good health despite persistently falling ill. Big ups to my adorable sisters
@fatimoh.salami.33 Thank you! Thank you! Thank you”.
NewsNow had reported Nollywood stars’ reactions to Jumoke Odetola’s decision to pursue her Master of Business Administration degree in a Higher Institution last year.
Jumoke Odetola had shared photos of herself on the university premises, expressing her desire to gain more knowledge and satisfy her quest for knowledge.
In an update, Jumoke lamented the challenges of being a student and revealed that it was difficult for her to retain knowledge, leading her to adopt a natural look with a low cut, which proved beneficial for her.
She emphasized that she used her hard-earned money to pay her fees and not her dad’s, which motivated her to not waste her fees.
Celebrations as Morayo Afolabi Brown is Appointed MD of TVCe
Morayo Afolabi Brown, Nigeria television host and media personality, is celebrating her new role as the Managing Director of TVCe.
The popular Talk Show host shared her excitement online about the appointment, expressing gratitude to the board for entrusting her with this significant role. She looks forward to a fulfilling experience in her new capacity.
In her announcement, Morayo also referenced her book, ‘Becoming the Queen of Talk TV,’ emphasizing that only those who have read it will appreciate the depth of her testimony.
She shared, “I am excitingly pleased to announce my recent appointment as the Managing Director of TVCe, the Entertainment Channel of TVC Communications. This is a new chapter in my career. I am exceedingly grateful to the board for entrusting me with this all-important role. Looking forward to a fulfilling experience.”
“Only those who have read my book, ‘Becoming the Queen of Talk TV’ can appreciate the depth of this testimony. Thank you Jesus for always fighting my battles and ALWAYS making a way for me. Let somebody shout Hallelujah!!”
DR. MORAYO AFOLABI-BROWN
Congratulations poured in from well-wishers and colleagues such as Femi Adebayo, Mercy Aigbe, Juliet Ibrahim, and others in the comment section.
Monalisa Chinda wrote, “Congratulations Mrs Brown”
Toyin Alausa wrote, “Congratulations”
Femi Adebayo wrote, “Congratulations”
Mercy Aigbe wrote, “Congratulations sis”
Jide Awobona wrote, “Congratulations sis”
Damola Olatunji wrote, ‘Hallelujah”
Mariam Longe, a host of Your View wrote, “Congratulations Dr. Morayo Afolabi Brown”
Ayo Animashaun wrote, “Congratulations champ!!! Time to shake things up and move things to another level”
Amanda Dara wrote, ‘Massive congratulations”
Tope Olowoniyan wrote, “My heart is gladdened to see this”
Two years ago, Morayo Afolabi Brown had defended her colleague, Beecee Ugboh, who had criticized Davido’s wife, Chioma, for leaving school to be with the singer.
In a notable episode on her show, the presenter revealed her stance on not allowing her husband to bathe their daughter, citing caution due to past experiences with similar situations.
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Challenges Faced by Nigerian Youths due to COVID-19 and Insecurity – Insights from UI Don
In a recent workshop organized by the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) in collaboration with the MasterCard Foundation, Babatunde Ojebuyi, a senior lecturer in the Department of Communication and Language Arts at the University of Ibadan, highlighted the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and insecurity on the lives of many Nigerian youths.
The workshop, which saw the participation of various youth organizations, opinion leaders, and media representatives, provided a platform for Ojebuyi to share insights from his role as the Project Principal Investigator in Nigeria.
Ojebuyi discussed the outcomes of a research project, underscoring the significant barriers faced by Nigerian youths as a result of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and insecurity.
He emphasized that these challenges had diverse negative effects on the aspirations of young Nigerians, citing statistics to illustrate the impact. Ojebuyi also highlighted the different ways in which young women were particularly affected, especially in terms of emotional trauma and domestic crimes.
Joel Otieno, the Programme Officer for Research and Policy at PASGR, stressed the importance of recognizing the potential of young people to drive Africa’s growth in his opening remarks, stating, “Young people have the potential to unlock Africa’s growth.”
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