Educational

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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ASUU gives update on reopening of Universities

                                                                  The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said universities in the country will not reopen until the Federal Government honours the agreement it struck with the ...

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ASUU, NASU shut out LASU VC, students as school resumes

                                      Pandemonium broke in the early hours on Monday in the Lagos State University, Ojo Campus, when members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, NASU, barred the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof Olanrewaju ...

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Fuel hike: NANS assures students will hit the streets Monday

The National Association of Nigerian Students on Thursday said it was set to hit the streets except the Federal Government reversed the increase in the pump price of fuel and electricity tariff.   The organisation threatened to embark on a nationwide protest on Monday September 14, 2020, if urgent steps were not taken to reverse the new prices. NANS President, ...

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Sex-for-mark: Imo varsity probes HoD in viral video

The Imo State University, Owerri, has set up a committee to investigate the authenticity of the footage circulating on the Internet in which the Head of Department of Biochemistry of the institution, Prof. Emmanuel Agumuo, was allegedly having s3x with ones of his students.   The HoD, who was handcuffed in the footage, was arrested by plain-clothed security men. Sources ...

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Lagos state govt gives updates on resumption of tertiary institutions

The Lagos State government has said that only final year students will go back to classrooms, as tertiary institutions reopen next Monday.   This was confirmed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Special Adviser on Education, Tokunbo Wahab, while speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Thursday. Sanwo-Olu had announced the re-opening of schools in the state, starting with tertiary institutions on ...

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Ogun finally reopens schools

The Government of Ogun State has finally reopened schools, five months after they were shut down to prevent community transmission of coronavirus.   The state government said schools should reopen on September 21 for the first term of 2020/2021 session. In a statement by Kunle Somorin, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun, on Monday, it was announced that ...

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UI, LASU, UNILAG are best varsities in Nigeria – New report reveals

The University of Ibadan (U1) is the best in Nigeria, a new report by The Times Higher Education World University Rankings has revealed.   Over 1,500 universities in 93 countries and regions were part of the 2021 ranking. According to The Times Higher Education, the institutions were measured based on teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. It said: “This ...

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Lagos Ministry disowns school resumption calendar

The Education Quality Assurance (OEQA) unit of the Lagos State Ministry of Education has warned the public to disregard a resumption time table flying around the social media.   The time-table claims to be the 2020/2021 academic calendar, states that the first term of the session would start September 21, 2020 and end December 18, 2020 though Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu ...

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