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Oduah In Fresh Mess As US College Denies Awarding Masters Programme She Included In CV [SaharaRepoters]

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oduahDid embattled Minister of Aviation, Ms. Stella Oduah, deliberately pad up her educational qualifications or is she the victim of high-wired orchestrated moves to remove her office? This and many more will be the question on the lips of many as her integrity has come under public scrutiny once again following the denial by a United States school which supposedly awarded her a Masters’ Degree, that it does not award post-graduate degrees.

Her resume, which she presented to the Senate as a ministerial nominee in 2011 indicated she obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from St. Paul’s College Lawrenceville, Virginia, United States.

But a report by SaharaReporters has revealed that the college has never in its 125-year history had a graduate school or graduate program.

According to SaharaReporters while making inquiries, the Provost Vice President of Academic Affairs, and the Vice President of Institutional Development said, “We don’t offer any graduate programs here”.

It also said the school’s website does not expressly make mention of graduate degrees.

“Saint Paul’s College is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate [bachelor’s] degrees”, the website read.

Oduah’s documentation shows she received an undergraduate degree in accounting from the college in 1982, but Dr. Claud Flythe, St. Paul’s current president, could neither confirm nor deny this during a phone conversation with SaharaReporters.  Further verification with the Office of Alumni Affairs is also currently impossible, according to the online news medium because the college has been closed since June 2013 to loss of its accreditation.

“[Oduah] realized very early in life the indispensability of a sound education in her growth plans in life and therefore pursued her education with all diligence and sense of purpose,” her documents claimed, adding that a determination “to have the best education at the highest level” prompted her stay at the Virginia College in 1983 for the MBA programme.

As at the time of filing this report, the minister was yet to respond to this latest round of allegation against her.

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5 Comments

5 Comments

  1. gb

    January 7, 2014 at 9:04 am

    Wat a shame on d Senate & dos Noisy Rep Members, den wat were dey screening…? Dis goes to show that dis Pple called Legislators dn’t know dre work… Bunch of Hooligans!

  2. Etinosa

    January 7, 2014 at 10:29 am

    ok na

  3. chima obi

    January 7, 2014 at 11:52 am

    Wow is that news?what is so different between this story and that of the former governor and now APC stalwart who wants to lead us to ELdorado?

  4. MARVEL

    January 7, 2014 at 3:35 pm

    but Dr. Claud Flythe, St. Paul’s current president, could neither confirm nor deny this during a phone conversation with SaharaReporters. Further verification with the Office of Alumni Affairs is also currently impossible, according to the online news medium because the college has been closed since June 2013 to loss of its accreditation.

    So where is the confirmation of this allegation?

  5. Royal

    January 7, 2014 at 7:49 pm

    My brother, I tire ooo!!! I don’t know who is fooling who in this country.

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#EndSARS: Protesters Rain Curses On Me: Femi Adesina

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Why Buhari has travelled to the UK again - Femi Adesina
#EndSARS: Protesters Rain Curses On Me – Buhari’s Aide, Adesina

Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has revealed that he has been receiving curses from Nigerians through phone calls and text messages over a false report that he advised his principal to shun protesters.

Adesina stated in an article he wrote titled: “An Enemy of the People’ published on Thursday evening.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Nigerians Recount Their Horrible Ordeals In The Hands Of Thugs In Police Uniform

Adesina denied that he advised President Buhari for whatever reasons on the End SARS protesters, but said an online platform falsely accused him that he told Buhari to “ignore the protests and not give in to the demands of ‘Twitter warriors’.

He explained that his telephone numbers were posted on social media, thereby, making people reach out to him with curses.

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Sanwo-Olu Sends Condolence Message To Seyi Makinde Over Mother’s Death

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Sanwo-Olu Sends Condolence Message To Seyi Makinde Over Mother's Death

Seyi Makinde

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has sent a condolence message to Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde over the passing away of his mother.

Recall that InformationNigeria earlier reported that Governor Makinde of Oyo State on Thursday lost his mother, Chief Abigail Makinde.

The governor’s mother passed on at age 81.

Also Read: Governor Seyi Makinde Loses 81-Yr-Old Mother

Reacting to the news, Sanwo-Olu prayed for the dead and consoled the bereaved via his official Twitter handle on Thursday. He wrote:

“I commiserate with Governor @seyiamakinde on the passing to eternal glory of his dear mother, Mrs Abigail Makinde.

While I extend my condolences to the Makinde family, I pray that God grants them the grace and courage to bear the loss. May mama’s soul rest eternally.”

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INEC Announces Date for 2023 Presidential Election

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INEC Announces Date for 2023 Presidential Election

INEC Announces Date for 2023 Presidential Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that the 2023 presidential election will hold on February 18, 2023.

The Chairman of the Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, made this known on Thursday while delivering his goodwill message at the inauguration of the special adhoc committee on the review of the 1999 constitution.

Yakubu told members of the House of Representatives there were about 855 days left before the next general election.

Also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, urged the committee to pick things they can get over with and avoid the ones that will stall the process and destabilize the system.

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