Educational

FG and ASUU disagree on payment platform for N30bn allowances

  The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities have again disagreed on the payment platform which will be used in disbursing the salary arrears and the N30 billion earned allowance of university lecturers.   While the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige offered to pay the salary arrears and the N30 billion Earned Allowances of the university lecturers through the ...

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181 students, staff test positive for coronavirus in Lagos school

One hundred and eighty one students and staff of a private boarding school in Lekki, Lagos have tested positive for coronavirus.   Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said the cases were discovered during surveillance and case investigation in the school. Giving details of the investigation, Abayomi explained that a 14-year-old SS1 female student fell ill on October 3 ...

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Law student goes into labor during exams, she made sure she completed it and even wrote another the next day (Video)

A recent law school graduate wasn’t going to let anything stop her from completing the bar exam this month — even childbirth, lol.   Brianna Hill, who has a degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, sat for the first day of the bar exam on Monday, and halfway through, her water broke. The determined new mom said that ...

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ASUU tells Education Minister to resign and go into farming

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has advised the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, to with immediate effect, resign his position and return to farm.   ASUU gave this advice while reacting to a statement credited to Nwajiuba where he (Nwajiuba) told the striking lecturers to return to farm. Nwajiuba, while participating on a television program, had ...

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Rector of Auchi Polytechnic Dr. Sanusi is dead

                                                      The Rector of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo, Dr. Momodu Sanusi Jimah is dead.   He passed on Friday night at exactly 7.00 pm. Public Relations Officer of Auchi Polytechnic, Mr. Mustapha Oshiobugie, ...

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COVID-19: Kwara schools resume October 5

                                     Public and private schools in Kwara State are to resume academic activities on Monday, October 5, 2020.   A statement by the state Commissioner for Communications, Afolabi Oshatimehin, announced in Ilorin, on Wednesday. Tertiary institutions are however, expected to resume on October 12, 2020. The Commissioner said “With various trainings held for teachers, on how to protect themselves and ...

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Chinese teacher sentenced to death for poisoning children

                                                       A kindergarten teacher in China has been sentenced to death for poisoning dozens of children in an act of revenge against a colleague that left one toddler dead.   A court in the central Chinese province of Henan said Wang Yun put sodium nitrite into porridge being prepared for her colleague’s students, sickening 25. The attack took place in ...

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N2.67bn school feeding funds found in private accounts —ICPC

  The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, Prof Bolaji Owasanoye, said the agency has discovered N2.67 billion meant for the school feeding programme in private accounts.   The agency, he added, also found over N2.5 billion diverted by a deceased worker with the ministry of agriculture, noting that 18 buildings, 12 business premises, and 25 plots ...

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ASUU wants end to ongoing strike, seeks stakeholders intervention

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ‎Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, (ASUU-KUST), has on Friday solicited for the intervention of stakeholders to wade in and prevail on the Federal Government to fulfil its promises to end the lingering strike.   The union appealed to parents, students, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and other stakeholders to prevail on the Federal ...

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School reopening: FG threatens fresh lockdown

                                                  The federal government has called for more vigilance on the possible resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic as some states announce schools resumption, saying another lockdown might be possible if Nigerians failed to adhere strictly to ...

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UNIOSUN holds virtual convocation

                                                        The Osun State University has graduated 1946 students during a virtual convocation of the institution, the first of its kind in the history of the nation’s public universities in Nigeria.   The institution awarded 35 First Class on a total of 1946 graduates during its 9th convocation ceremony for 2020, held on Monday. The Osun State Governor and Visitor ...

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Jubilation as 57-year-old woman completes her junior high school education

                                                                  Tears of joy as Mrs Elizabeth Yamoah, a 57 years old woman completes her junior secondary school certificate examination.   They say age is never a barrier when you’re dedicated to achieve something. Reactions went viral on social media because it was a beautiful moments for Mrs Elizabeth Yamoah as she determined to venture into education despite the fact ...

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Ibadan Poly sacks lecturer over alleged sexual misconduct

                         The management of The Polytechnic, Ibadan (TPI) has terminated the appointment of its lecturer, Kelani Omotosho, over alleged s.e.x.ual misconduct with a former student.   This is contained in a statement signed by the institution’s Registrar, Mrs Modupe Fawale in Ibadan on Saturday. The management said the lecturer, from the department of Urban and Regional Planning, was sacked for ...

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Parents, teachers protest, demand resumption of schools in Kwara

                                                      Parents and teachers of private schools in Kwara State, on Friday stormed the secretariat of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, demanding the resumption of academic activities.   The protesters carried placards with inscriptions such as, “Open our schools for students, ”children are hawking around the streets rather than schooling, ”teachers are suffering, ”out of school pupils ...

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Youths holds rally in Osun for Laycon

                                                Hundreds of youths on Friday held a rally in Osogbo, capital of Osun to canvass votes for 26-year-old BBNaija Housemate, Olamileken Agbeleshe aka Laycon.   Ex-Osun Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Hon. Sunday Akere, joined the ...

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Wale Babalakin steps down as UNILAG’s Pro-Chancellor

                                               Dr. Wale Babalakin, Pro-Chancellor, University of Lagos, UNILAG has stepped down from the position citing bias from the Federal Government’s Visitation Panel.   Babalakin-led Governing Council had sacked the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe from office over alleged corruption and others. Ogundipe took the matter to court and the Federal Government had to wade in by setting up a ...

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Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and family celebrate as eldest child returns home after completing her Masters Degree (Photos)

                                                                             Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is an excited mum at the moment as her eldest daughter returned home after the completion of her Masters Degree. She took to her instagram page to share lovely photos of her family as they celebrate the reunion. More photos below…                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

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Makinde orders resumption of higher institutions in Oyo state

      The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has ordered the resumption of tertiary institutions owned by the state government.   Mr Makinde gave this order this week, according to a statement by the Commissioner for Education, Olasukanmi Olaleye. The statement said the governor had approved September 28 as the resumption date for tertiary institutions in the state. This is ...

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