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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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Sex-for-grade: IMSU suspends the two professors in viral videos

The management of the Imo State University (IMSU), Owerri, has suspended two lecturers, Prof Obinna Njoku and Prof Emmanuel Agonmo, who were recently caught on tape in compromising positions with female students. In the videos which went viral online, Obinna Njoku was caught fondling his private parts in preparation for copulation while Agonmo was caught naked […]

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WAEC conducts exams in Chibok 6 years after abduction of schoolgirls (photos)

Chibok Local Government of Borno State is now participating in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC) for the first time in 6 years. The Borno local government is now participating in the examination after over 200 schoolgirls were abducted in the area by Boko Haram insurgents on April 14, 2014. Following the abduction of the schoolgirls, […]

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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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BREAKING: FG approves reopening of NYSC orientation camps

The Federal Government has approved the reopening of orientation camps for the  the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) nationwide. As part of it’s measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease, Orientation camps across the country had been shut in March. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, during […]

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NDDC finally pays tuition fees of students on its scholarship scheme

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has paid $5,901,000 to 197 students on its scholarship scheme. Recall that during the investigative hearing done by the House of Representatives on allegations of financial recklessness in the commission, several students sent abroad by the commission to study, came out to complain that they have been left stranded […]

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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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WAEC releases 2020 WASSCE timetable

The West African Examinations Council has released the timetable for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. The examination date and timetable for West African exit students was released on August 4. The examination will start from Monday, August 17, 2020, and it will be completed on September 7, 2020. WAEC Nigeria in a […]

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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 […]