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Govt prohibits ASUU, NASU, others in Ebonyi varsity

Written by on 23 October 2020

The Ebonyi State Government on Thursday announced the prohibition of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and others at the Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki. The only body currently allowed to exist in the university is the Students’ Union Government. The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, who met with […]

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FG agrees to pay ASUU N30bn earned allowance, others

Written by on 16 October 2020

The Federal Government has agreed to release N30bn earned academic allowance to the university lecturers. The money will be paid in tranches between May 2021 and February 2022. Newsmen gathered that the FG also promised to spend N20bn on the revitalisation of the education sector as part of concessions meant to end the seven-month strike […]

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Plateau schools sets to reopen schools

Written by on 16 October 2020

Plateau Governor Simon Lalong has directed the re-opening of all public and private schools from October 30, 2020. This followed engagement with all stakeholders and setting up of implementation for observing COVID-19 protocols in all schools in the State. By this directive, schools are to resume academic activities for 3rd term and operate within the […]

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Renowned poet JP Clark is dead

Written by on 13 October 2020

Renowned poet and Emeritus Professor of Literature, John Pepper Clark, has died. The professor’s death was announced in a statement signed by Prof. C. C. Clark for the family and Ilaye Clark, for the children. He died on Tuesday. “The Clark-Fuludu Bekederemo family of Kiagbodo Town, Delta State, wishes to announce that Emeritus Professor of […]

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Nigerian named finalist for $1m Global Teacher Prize

Written by on 13 October 2020

A Nigerian teacher, Olasunkanmi Opeifa, has been named a top 10 finalist for the Global Teacher Prize 2020. Now in its sixth year, the US$1 million award was established by the Varkey Foundation in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. English comedian, Stephen Fry, announced Opeifa as a top ten finalist […]

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NCDC demands weekly, monthly, quarterly assessment as schools reopen

Written by on 13 October 2020

As schools resume nationwide, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has advised states to conduct risk assessment to reduce the exposure level of pupils to COVID-19. The centre advised that the risk assessment should be conducted weekly by schools, monthly by local government areas and quarterly by states. Speaking at a media briefing by […]

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PTA demands deployment of security personnel in schools

Written by on 12 October 2020

National President of Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Haruna Danjuma has called on Federal and state governments to provide adequate and competent security to schools, to protect teachers and students from kidnappers and ensure strict observance of COVID-19 protocols and safety measures. Danjuma spoke in an interview with newsmen in Kaduna yesterday. He said the increasing […]

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The Polytechnic Ibadan Postpones Examination As Students Protest

Written by on 12 October 2020

The School Registrar, Mrs. Modupe Fawale and the Public Relations Officer, Alh. Soladoye Adewole came after students of the institution laid barricades on all the school entrances protesting against the accessibility of faulty student portals and inability to complete their registration. Mrs. Fawale maintained that the great citadel of learning made this move “to enable […]

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