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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Federal Government has issued guidelines ahead of the planned resumption of schools in the country. The guidelines, which failed to disclose the date of school resumption, was signed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu and Minister of State (Education), Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba. It was developed in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
A corps member serving in Akwa Ibom state reportedly died in her sleep at the NYSC Orientation Camp in Ikot Itie Udung, on Sunday March 15. Mrs Queen Uba Eziuche, a Batch B member with call up number: NYSC/ISU/2020/0562, reportedly went to sleep after the regular morning exercise and she didn’t wake up. The state […]
The National Youth Service Corps has released an official statement which confirmed the suspension of on-going orientation course at orientation camps across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. Recall Campustrend reported earlier that the decision was taken barely 24 hours after the third coronavirus case was confirmed in Nigeria. In a statement released on […]
The Federal Government has ordered the immediate closure of all orientation camps in the country where corps members are currently undergoing the three weeks compulsory Orientation Course. This is coming barely 24 hours after Nigeria confirmed its third case of coronavirus since the outbreak. It’s been gathered that NYSC authorities have shut down orientation camps […]
The four prospective National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members kidnapped on Monday night in Katsina State have been rescued. They were rescued by the policemen in an operation that commenced Tuesday morning. It was gathered that the victims, comprising three men and a woman, were being taken to the NYSC camp in Katsina by a […]
Dethroned Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, has been appointed the chancellor of the Kaduna State University by the State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai. This is coming barely 24 hours after Sanusi was appointed a board member of KADIPA by governor El -Rufai. A statement from the Kaduna Government House announced the new appointment. “On behalf of […]
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has embarked on a two- week warning strike with effect from Monday. The National President of the union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, made the announcement at end of the National Executive Council meeting(NEC) held at the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT). Ogunyemi said the strike action […]
Students of Federal Polytechnic Oko in Anambra state were greeted by a shocking scene when they came out of their hostel on Friday night, March 6, 2020. Students who live off-campus in Munachi Hostel, Oko, Orumba North L.G.A, found a newborn baby, with her placenta still attached, hanging from the barbed wire of the fence […]
Oluwafemi Mark, a corps member posted to Nembe-Bassambiri, Bayelsa State, has died after drowning during a beach party with his colleagues at a beach in the town. The incident happened on the 22nd of February, 2020, exactly 11 days to the NYSC passing out parade.