The first polytechnic in Nigeria started as Yaba College of Technology in 1934. In the year 1948 when the first university was established, Yaba College of Technology was restructured and renamed "Yaba Technical Institute." The institution then was aimed at training personnels for various official tasks.
Due to the widespread low scores in the 2021 Unified Tertiary Institutions Matriculation Examination (UTME), admission cut off marks of several institutions are expectedly low. For example, there are federal polytechnics that have advertised cut off marks of 120 for 2021/22 admission. Let us take a cursory look at some of these polytechnics.
Today's Headlines: Another Protest Begins In Bauchi; Fani-Kayode Names 3 Governors That May Join APC
Another Protest Begins In Bauchi Some residents of Birshin Fulani, a suburb of Bauchi, have blocked the Bauchi-Dass road in protest of the area's deteriorating security. Photo Credit: Punch Newspaper As a result of the development, motorists are currently stranded on both ends of the road.
The management of the federal polytechnic Bauchi recently announced the dismissal of two staff (lecturers) over the s£xual harassment of a student. This information was contained in a post made by "Vanguard" on their Facebook page some hours ago. Meanwhile, the Rector of the institution, Mr. Sunusi Gumau revealed that thorough investigations were conducted by the management before concluding to dismiss the victims.
Like I said in one of my previous articles, this institution has a very complex history. It went through a series of metamorphosis before its present status. Meanwhile, it is one of the leading Polytechnics in Nigeria. "Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti" started as a "College of Technology" in the year 1977 with its location in Jos, Plateau State.
3 Mistakes Made by Undergraduate Who Allegedly Killed His Pregnant Girlfriend & Buried Her in a Grave
Many Nigerians have shared their opinion on the Student of Federal Polytechnic in Adamawa state, who killed and buried his girlfriend in a shallow grave with the help of his friends. Sahara Reporters revealed that the victim is a girlfriend to one of the suspects. According to reports, the victim told her boyfriend that she is pregnant, and he insisted that the pregnancy should be aborted.
Picture of the suspects involved in the crime The Adamawa State police have arrested one Munir Abubakar and two of his friends for allegedly killing a lady. It was reported that Abubakar and the other culprits were arrested after an abortion gone wrong and the victim died. They manage to bury the victim in a shallow grave.
Abductors of Fasasi Olanigan, a former lecturer of the Federal Polytechnic, Ofa, Kwara State, were said to have escaped when local hunters confronted them in a battle in Isaga, Ogun State. Mr. Fasasi Olanigan was saved almost 24 hours after he was kidnaped by the criminals on his way from Abeokuta to Imasai on Wednesday.
Mumini Abubakar, a Nigerian polytechnic student, murdered his girlfriend, Franca Elisha, and secretly buried her remains in a shallow grave. Abubakar was accused of killing Franca, a Diploma II student at the Federal Polytechnic in Mubi, Adamawa state, while she was in the process of aborting her pregnancy.
In a recent news shared by Sahara reporters, the management of Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, has banned students from bringing cars the school campus. The school management reported how students were responsible for reckless driving on campus, by driving against traffic rules, parking at designated official car lots for staff, speeding across bumps, thereby endangering lives & properties of both staff and students on the campus.
A 23- year old student of Public administration in the Federal Polytechnic Auchi ,Edo state, has been seen dangling from his room in the evening of friday 10th September . The student by name Solomon Oboh also dropped a note that willed his mobile phone to his girlfriend .
A student of the Federal Polytechnic Mubi Identified as Mumuni Abubakar have been arraigned by the Adamawa State Police Command for the alleged murdered of his pregnant girlfriend. The late girl friend is Identified as Franca Elisha. After Abubakar killed her, he then proceeded to bury her body in a shallow grave.
The rate of kidnapping in Nigeria increases on daily basis, and it frightens the safety of its citizens Over the past weeks, a lot of kidnapped cases were recorded and in some cases, the kidnappers issues huge ransoms on victims threatening to kill them. The recent case of a retired lecturer kidnapped by some armed kidnappers in Ogun state proved unsuccessful.
On Thursday, a twenty-one year old student of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa was convicted for twelve months jail term over offences bordering on attempted cheating and internet fraud. The sitting Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, sentenced him to a year jail term after finding him guilty of all count chargers against the defendant.
A student of the Federal Polytechnic of Adamawa State, Mubi, Muniru Abubakar, has been arrested by the Police Command. Muniru was arrested with two accomplices for allegedly killing and burying his pregnant girlfriend in a shallow grave. Reportedly, the deceased, Franca Elisha Iliya, an ND 2 Library Science student of same institution, who was was impregnated by Abubakar, died while the suspects were trying to abort the baby.
Adamawa Police Arrest Polytechnic Student Over Killing And Burying His Girlfriend In A Shallow Grave
The Adamawa State Command has arrested one Muniru Abubakar, a student of the Federal Polytechnic Mubi, and his two accomplices for allegedly killing and burying his pregnant girlfriend in a shallow grave. The deceased, Franca Elisha Iliya, an ND 2 Library Science student of the same institution was impregnated by Abubakar and died while the suspects were trying to abort the baby.
A student of the Federal Polytechnic Mubi, in Adamawa state, Muniru Abubakar and two of his friends, have been arrested by the state police command, for the murder of one Franca Elisha, whom they killed and buried in a shallow grave. Franca died while her boyfriend and his friend were trying to terminate her pregnancy.
The Governing council of The Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi has terminated the appointments of two lecturers of the institution of higher learning for sexually harassing female students. The rector of the Bauchi Poly., Yahaya Gumau made this known at the 98th meeting of the polytechnic’s governing council.
Federal Polytechnic in Bauchi has fired two of its lecturers who were found guilty of molesting two students. A statement released on Sunday said this was the decision of the institution's 98th board meeting on Saturday, led by its Chairman, Isaac Ogbobula. The dismissed lecturers are Musa Baba from the Department of General Studies, and Adebusoye Sunday from the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics.
The Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, has sacked two of its speakers who were seen as blameworthy of physically pestering their understudies. This choice was made during the 98th gathering of the Governing Council of the Polytechnic which was hung on Saturday. The excused speakers are Musa Baba Abubakar of the General Studies Department and Adebusoye Michael Sunday of the Nutrition and Dietetics Department.