JAPAN UNIVERSITY CUT EXAM SCORES FOR FEMALE APPLICANTS TO BOOST NUMBER OF MALE DOCTORS A Tokyo medical school systematically cut female applicants’ entrance exam scores for years to keep them out and boost the numbers of male doctors, Japanese media said on Thursday Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has made creating a society “where women can shine” a priority, but women still face an uphill battle in employment and hurdles returning to work after having children, in spite of Japan’s falling birthrate. The exam score alterations were discovered in an internal investigation of a graft allegation that emerged this spring over entrance procedures for Tokyo Medical University, the Yomiuri Shimbun Daily said.
Actor and film producer, Kunle Afolayan shared with Saturday Beats the major reasons why he enrolled his eight-year-old son as an apprentice in a mechanic workshop. The actor had shared a video of his son Darimisire spending his holiday in a mechanic workshop. The video got a lot of positive reactions from his fans on social media. In a chat with Saturday Beats , the Figurine director revealed why he wants his son to learn a vocation in addition to his academic studies. He said, “Children of this generation may think they are having fun because they didn’t experience what some of us experienced but they are caged. Most of their life is spent either in front of television or the computer game. My children are a bit different; they are not addicted to anything. Even the most senior on
Former Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomole, has said he would have arrested and prosecuted former President Olusegun Obasanjo if he were President Muhammadu Buhari. This is coming as the former Edo State governor received more endorsements from the national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu, as well as governors elected on the platform of the party ahead of the national convention of the party. Oshiomhole, who weighed in over the faceoff between President Buhari and Obasanjo, urged Buhari to investigate and jail the former president, should he be found to have dipped his hands in public treasury. Speaking at the event in honour of late Chief MKO Abiola’s family chaired by Femi Falana, Oshiomhole also praised Chief Frank Kokori for standing up to dictatorship when it mattered most.
A man identified as Danlynton Remedy is in pains following a mistake made by a doctor after an accident. The young man was involved in a motorcycle accident recently which left him with a wound on his stomach. According to reports, "When he was rushed to the hospital in Okigwe, Imo state - the doctor mistakenly cut his small intestine during the surgery that made faeces to be running out of his stomach. He was later referred to the Federal Medical Center FMC in Umuahia, Abia state for serious medical attention and further surgery.
Two suspected hoodlums got more than they bargained for after they were allegedly caught vandalizing properties in a girls secondary school in Ogu town, Rivers state. According to reports, the Hausa boys came into the community picking waste with their trucks and tried to use the opportunity to steal before their capture. Luck ran out on them when a vigilante Youth, Mr Sunny Richard saw them vandalizing the already made properties of the School. Sunny quickly informed the community security of his discovery which they promptly responded and apprehended the thieves. The thieves were beaten black and blue before they were handed over to the Police. Source: nationalhelm
What a hustle. Three guys seen seriously washing a moving vehicle in traffic. It can only be in Lagos.
Two brothers, who are identical twins, have been arrested for alleged examination malpractice in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), at the University of Maiduguri centre, Borno. Mr Babagana Gutti, Chief Examiner Officer in the state, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the twins were apprehended by the security operatives on Saturday in Maiduguri. Gutti said that the lookalike brothers tricked invigilators and security personnel to gain entrance to the centre. He said one of them tried to sit for the examination on behalf of his brother. The JAMB official explained that one, Hussain Andulhammeed, was captured in the biometric registration for the Compute Base Test (CBT), adding that the second persons Hassan took advantage of their semblance a...