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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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Nursery and primary schools to reopen in Rivers state on November 23

Governor Nyesome Wike of Rivers State has approved the reopening of all public and private nursery and primary schools in the state. A confirmation by Chidi Adiele, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education Tuesday November 17 says schools are to reopen on November 23 Adiele who recalled that schools were closed in March due […]

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12,500 new corpe members have undergone Coronavirus test – PTF

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has announced that 12,5000 out of the 66,000 prospective corps members for the 2020 Batch B mobilisation, have undergone test for the disease. National Coordinator of the PTF, Sani Aliyu disclosed this during a briefing in Abuja. Aliyu who reminded international graduates who would be travelling into the country for the […]

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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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Student seen going to school with a stove to be used as a chair in class

A photo of a student going to school with a kerosene stove to be used as a chair in class has been shared online. In the photo, the student is seen walking to school, her school bag in one hand and the furnace tank of a kerosene stove in her other hand. Twitter user Onyeoma […]

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Lagos state government shuts down schools over #ENDSARS protests

The Lagos state government has ordered the immediate closure of all schools in the state following the ongoing End SARS protest. The order was contained in a statement released on Monday October 19 by the state’s Head of Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi. The statement  quoted the state Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, as saying that […]

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Renowned Nigerian poet J.P. Clark dies at 85

Renowned Nigerian poet, Prof. John Pepper Clark has died at the age of 85. The emeritus professor of Literature who is also the younger brother of former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, died today, October 13, 2020. His death was announced in a statement signed by Prof. C. C. Clark. The […]

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Schools to resume in FCT on October 11

Schools in the Federal Capital Territory have been directed to resume on October 11 by the FCT Minister, Mallam Muhammad Bello. Boarding students are expected to resume on Sunday, October 11 while academic activities will begin on Monday October 12. Bello who told newsmen that the guidelines for the reopening of the schools will soon be released and […]

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Secondary school teachers pull out of NUT in Kwara

Some secondary school teachers in Kwara have announced that they are pulling out of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT). The teachers under the aegis of Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS) said the decision was taken due to difference in employers and aspirations. Chairman of ASUSS, Jimoh Daudu while making the announcement at a lecture organised […]

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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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Unity schools to resume October 11- Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has announced that unity schools will be reopening across the country on October 11. The Minister in the letter which confirmed the reopening of Unity Schools, said the decision was taken to enable students who have been at home since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic to complete their academic session which will […]

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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 […]