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ASUU denies suspending its eight months old strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities( ASUU) has termed the news making rounds that it has suspended its eight-month-old strike in Universities, as fake and should be disregarded. Social media was agog with news on Saturday, November 21 that the academic union had suspended its strike action and will resume academic activities across the nation on […]

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Strike: FG begins registration of ASUU’s rival union

As the ongoing 10-month old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), lingers on,  the federal government has commenced the process of registering a rival union. Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige disclosed this when the leadership of Congress of University Academics (CONUA) led by its National Coordinator, Niyi Sunmonu, paid him a courtesy […]

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We won’t go back to classes on empty stomachs – ASUU members say as strike enters eight month

Members of the Academic Staff  Union Of Universities (ASUU) in Calabar have vowed to continue with the strike until the Federal Government meets the union’s demands, saying they will not go back to the classes on empty stomachs. Dr Aniekan Brown Who is the zonal chairman of the union, disclosed this when he addressed a […]

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FG approves full reopening of 104 Unity schools

The Federal Government has announced October 12 for full reopening of 104 Unity Schools across the country. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, made the announcement at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday, October 2. He said State Governments and private school owners are at liberty to reopen based on guidelines developed for the safe […]

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Lagos releases academic session calendar

The Lagos state school calendar for year 2020/2021 session has been released by the state’s Ministry of Education, Office of Education Quality Assurance. In the new time table, both public and private schools below tertiary level will resume First Term academic activities on Monday 21st September, 2020 while the term runs through Friday 18th December, 2020. The […]

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FG orders schools to conduct weekly COVID-19 assessment

As more states gear towards the full reopening of schools on Monday, the Federal Government has released more guidelines that will  prevent/curb the spread of COVID-19. According to the NCDC, schools have been mandated to conduct COVID-19 risk assessment every week. The NCDC also disclosed that  local governments and states  were  directed to conduct monthly […]

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BREAKING: FG okays full reopening of schools 

The Federal Government says state governments and school administrators should start making preparations for the full reopening of schools in the country. National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, during a briefing at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, said the task force recommends phased return of students to classrooms. Aliyu […]

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LASU to resume in batches starting from September

Students of the Lagos State University, LASU, are to resume in batches, starting from September. The Vice Chancellor,  Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN, made this announcement on Monday, August 31, while speaking on a radio interview. He explained that 400, 500 and 600 levels students would resume first after which students in other levels would come onboard. The 400, 500 […]

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COVID-19: Presidential Task Force warns against hasty reopening of schools

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Nigeria has warned states against rushing to reopen schools saying such action have escalated COVID-19 management situation in some other countries. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF, Boss Mustapha, speaking on Monday August 31 in Abuja said it would be in […]

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Lagos State Governor orders reopening of schools in the state

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered the reopening of tertiary institutions in the state effective Monday, September 14. The governor disclosed this development during a regular briefing on the state’s COVID-19 status on Saturday, August 29. During his address, the governor announced that primary and secondary schools are also tentatively scheduled to re-open from […]

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SS3 students may sit for GCE if there is no shift in WAEC timetable – FG says

The Federal Government through it’s minister of State for Education , Emeka Nwajiuba, has said that SS3 students may have to sit for the General Certificate Examinations (GCE) in November if there is no shift in the timetable of the West African Examination Council (WAEC). Emeka Nwajiuba, said this during the Presidential Task Force (PTF) […]

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Private universities write NUC, seek reopening of schools

The Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Private Universities (CVCPU) has written the National Universities Commission (NUC), demanding the reopening of private universities for on-campus delivery of teaching and learning. In the letter addressed to the Executive Secretary of NUC Professor Abubakar Rasheed, the CVCPU noted that there will be serious distortion and damage in academic calendar and […]

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WAEC considering postponement of WASSCE – FG

The federal government has disclosed that the management of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) is considering postponing the date of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Ben Goong, director of information at the federal ministry of education made the announcement on Friday July 17, and he further disclosed that discussions will […]

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Schools must create isolation spaces and fully-equipped clinics before reopening – FG

The Federal Ministry of Education has said that schools must create isolation spaces and have fully-equipped clinics before reopening. This was contained in the “Guidelines for schools and learning facilities reopening after COVID-19 pandemic closure”, submitted to the National Assembly on Tuesday, June 23. According to the guidelines, each school is “required to create temporary […]

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Kaduna state govt shuts down private school, revokes its license for violating quarantine order

Kaduna state government has closed down the Future Leaders International School in the state for opening their school premises and conducting entrance examination despite the ban on all academic activities in the state due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The school conducted entrance examination into Junior Secondary School I (JSS I) and Senior Secondary School I […]

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POP: Corps members to collect certificates at LGAs

Qualified Batch “B” Stream 1 corps members who will be passing out on Thursday May 28, have been directed to collect their National Service certificates at the Local Government level. In a statement released on Monday May 25, corps members were told that NYSC Officers have been mobilised for the distribution and shall do so […]

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ASUU begin indefinite strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has declared an indefinite strike beginning from today Monday March 23rd. The union’s president, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, who announced this at a press conference at its National Secretariat Abuja, said the strike is over the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System and the non-implementation of the 2009 agreement. He […]

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Corps member, brother die in an auto crash… more

A corps member, Comrade Sanni Saliu, lost his life in a fatal accident on Thursday along the Ajaokuta-Lokoja expressway, Kogi State. The graduate of the Kogi State Polytechnic was on his way from Umuahia, Abia State, alongside his brother, when a trailer rammed into their car, killing them instantly.

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Breaking: FG orders immediate closure of tertiary institutions, secondary and primary schools nationwide over Coronavirus

Following the recent cases of Coronavirus in the country, the Federal Ministry of Education has ordered the immediate closure of tertiatry institutions, seconday and primary schools nationwide. According to the ministry, the move is to further stop the spread of Coronavirus in the country.

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BREAKING: FCT Management Orders Closure Of Schools In Abuja Over Fear Of Coronavirus

As part of the precautionary measures to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in the country, the Federal Capital Territory administration (FCTA) has ordered the closure of all schools in Abuja until further notice. This is coming after the outbreak of four new cases of Coronavirus in Lagos on Thursday. Earlier on Wednesday, five fresh cases […]