Education

Ogun announces automatic promotion for students, as schools resume Sept 21

  All students except those in tertiary institutions have been given an automatic promotion to the next class by the Ogun State Government which announced September 21 for the reopening of schools in the state for the first term of 2020/2021 session. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Kunle Somorin, made the announcement in […]

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We’ll integrate online with physical teaching –LASU VC

Prof. ‘Lanre Fagbohun, the Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU) speaks in an interview on EKO 89.7 FM about the readiness to reopen the institution closed down in March along with other educational institutions in the country by the Federal Government due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. KAYODE OLANREWAJU monitored the interview […]

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Rage, suspense over FUOYE VC race

  Group condemns council, VC over selection criteria CRITICISM A section of academic staff of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), under the Concerned Citizens and Friends of Academia in Nigeria have picked holes in the criteria for selection of a new vicechancellor as announced by the university. But, the management described the group as “faceless” […]

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NYSC partners NCRI on training of corps members

The National Youth Service Corps has expressed readiness to strengthen the existing partnership with National Cereals Research Institute (NCRI), Badeggi in Niger State to train corps members in modern farming with a view to boosting agricultural production, as well as giving fillip to the scheme’s revenue drive.   The move, according to the NYSC Director […]

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Ogun announces automatic promotion for students, as schools resume Sept 21

  All students except those in tertiary institutions have been given an automatic promotion to the next class by the Ogun State Government which announced September 21 for the reopening of schools in the state for the first term of 2020/2021 session. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Kunle Somorin, made the announcement in […]

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Over 1,000 Kwara schools need reconstruction, says AbdulRazaq

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday said over 1000 schools need reconstruction and equipped with modern teaching facilities across the 16 local government areas of the state.   He added, however, that the administration has activated plans to gradually fix the facilities, equip them, and train and motivate teachers to guarantee quality basic education […]

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ASUU faults schools re-opening without adherence to safety protocols

The Chairman Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) University of Ibadan, Professor Ayo Akinwole, Sunday faulted moves by government to re-open all schools without taking responsibility for schools to meet COVID-19 precautionary guidelines. Akinwole stated this in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, while speaking with journalists, noting that those leading the agitation for re-opening of […]

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COEASU withdraw services from schools nationwide

…accuse govt of mutilating salaries through IPPIS The Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU), has directed its members to immediately withdraw all ongoing community services in all Colleges of Education (CoEs) nationwide. National President of COEASU, Nuhu Ogirima, who gave the directive on Thursday in Abuja, said the union was left with no option […]

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ASUU explains opposition to varsities’ reopening

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has advanced reasons why it cautioned government against reopening universities now. It posited that throwing schools open in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic is an open invitation to tragic explosion of the scourge on a scale never witnessed anywhere since its outbreak. The union asked Nigerians to honestly […]

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Teachers won’t go back to classes until they are paid – NUT

The teachers’ union in Imo State has said that primary and secondary school teachers in the state will not resume classes even if government reopens schools in the state. The declaration was made by the chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Imo State Wing, Philip Nwanshi during an interaction with journalists in Owerri, […]