Education

Lagos releases 2020/2021 academic session calendar as schools reopen Sept. 21

Following the announcement to reopen schools in the state, the Lagos State government, through the state’s Ministry of Education, Office of Education Quality Assurance Saturday released the approved school calendar for the 2020/2021 school year.     The Federal Government ordered the closure of all educational institutions in the country in March following the outbreak […]

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COVID-19: Plateau to reopen schools end of October

Plateau State Governor and Chairman Northern Governors Forum Barr Simon Lalong has disclosed that the state hopes to re-open schools by the end of October. He said the biggest challenge remains the lack of compliance to guidelines and protocols, denials and resistance to contact tracing and testing by some individuals in the state. Lalong disclosed […]

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Kwara: Private teachers, parents protest non reopening of schools

  Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Teachers and parents of private schools in Kwara State have staged a peaceful protest to press home their demand for reopening of their schools across the state. They were seen carrying placards with different inscriptions asking the state government to come to their aid and save them from hunger. Addressing […]

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Babalakin resigns as UNILAG Pro-Chancellor

The Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin(SAN), has resigned following alleged disagreement with the Federal Government on the Visitation Panel sent to the university. He said there were too many vested interests in UNILAG matter, who were not approaching the issues objectively. But he said it has come to a stage he […]

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UI VC race: 17 aspirants showcase plans for institution’s devt in global ranking

Ahead of the December election of the 13th Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, 17 aspirants to the position Thursday showcased their plans for the development of the premier institution, among them the former Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), Professor Adeyinka Abideen Aderinto, who said that he would make the institution a problem-solving centre for […]

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Benue schools to resume Sept 21

*Cancels third term, school fees Benue State government has approved Monday September 21, 2020 for resumption of all schools across the state. Commissioner for Education, Professor Dennis Ityavyar, who announced this Wednesday at the Benue Peoples House, Makurdi while briefing journalists said both public and private primary, secondary and tertiary institutions are to abide by […]

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2020 Call to Bar: 10 UI graduates clinch 28 out of 38 prizes

As the Body of Benchers of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Tuesday admitted 1,785 graduates at its 2020 Call to Bar ceremony in Abuja, the University of Ibadan has savoured the excitement that 10 of its Faculty of Law graduates swept 28 awards from the total 38 awards conferred on them for various outstanding […]

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Much ado about schools’ reopening

  Lagos, Ogun to reopen schools Sept 21 ˜Some states not ready   ˜ Minister: I’m not convinced   ˜ASUU, NUT: Caution must be taken in reopening schools     SCHOOL REO PENING Despite the 30-day window approved by the Federal Government for states to prepare for schools’ resumption, the government is, again. saying that […]

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Ajasin Varsity restates commitment to quality delivery

The latest Webometrics Ranking of Universities globally has rated Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State as the best state university in Nigeria for a second successive year.   According to the institution, in the just released 2020 ranking table, the Webometrics Ranking, which again rated the university as the Best State University and the 10th […]

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‘One Million Teachers Nigeria’ kicks off SDG challenge in education

A non-governmental organisation, One Million Teachers, a Canada-based social enterprise geared towards providing access to high quality teacher education to severely underserved communities around the world, has kicked off His Highness, Muhammad Sanusi II Social Development Goals Challenge (SDG) code-named HH MSII SDG Challenge in Nigeria.   The HH MS11 SDG Challenge, which is a […]