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Public, Private schools reopen amid fear of COVID-19

Written by on 18 January 2021

ALL is set for schools to resume educational activities today for the first and second-term academic calendar across the country. The Federal Government, through the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Control, announced in December that schools should not reopen for the second term, following the second wave of Coronavirus. But, states last week forced […]

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Governor Zulum approves N624m for Borno students

Written by on 18 January 2021

AS schools in Borno reopen today, Governor Babagana Zulum has approved the release of N624 million for the payment of scholarship to students in tertiary institutions. The Commissioner for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Babagana Mustapha, revealed this in a statement issued yesterday in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Mustapha said 23,776 students […]

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UI announces resumption date

Written by on 15 January 2021

The authorities of the University of Ibadan (UI) have approved February 22, 2021, for the resumption of academic activities in the institution. Newsmen gathered that the university also cancelled its 2019/2020 academic session and renamed it 2020/2021. The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the university, Mr. Olatunji Oladejo, earlier told newsmen that the institution’s senate […]

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Schools to resume January 25 in Niger State

Written by on 15 January 2021

Niger state Government has picked January 25 as resumption date for 2020/2021 academic session in primary and secondary schools across the state. Commissioner for Education, Hajiya Hanatu Jibrin, in a statement, explained the shift from January 18 to 25 is to enable all schools put necessary protective measures in place while parents, students and pupils […]

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FG bans assemblies, overcrowding, as schools resume Monday

Written by on 15 January 2021

The Federal Government, on Thursday, banned overcrowding and large gatherings such as assemblies and visiting days, as schools reopen on Monday. It also put limitations to class sizes and hostel occupancy and asked the schools to ensure compulsory wearing of face masks by all students, teachers and workers, as well ensure temperature checks and put […]

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IPPIS: Poly workers protest in Ibadan

Written by on 14 January 2021

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnic has described the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information introduced by the Federal Government as fraud, calling for its scrapping. The SSANIP members made this demand on Thursday during their protest held at The Polytechnic, Ibadan. The workers, who converged on Ibadan from polytechnics across the South-West also demanded […]

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NECO Releases SSCE Results, Over 73% Pass Maths And English

Written by on 13 January 2021

The National Examination Council (NECO) has released the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results with over 73 per cent of candidates passing Mathematics and English Language. The Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of NECO Prof. Godswill Obioma announced the results on Wednesday at the examination body’s national headquarters in Niger State. The results show that 894,101 […]

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SSANU Threatens Industrial Action If FG Does Not Listen To Protest Demands

Written by on 13 January 2021

The National President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Mohammed Ibrahim says the union might embark on an industrial action if the Federal Government does not listen to their demands. The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) had earlier on Tuesday […]

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