Ex-UNILAG VC, Professor Ibidapo-Obe Dies Of COVID19 Complications

Former University of Lagos Vice-chancellor, Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe reportedly died of COVID-19 complications. Ibidapo-Obe died at the age of 71 on Sunday, January 3rd, 2021. It was gathered that the professor had been receiving treatment at an undisclosed Lagos hospital before he was pronounced dead on Sunday. The news of his death was confirmed in … Continue reading Ex-UNILAG VC, Professor Ibidapo-Obe Dies Of COVID19 Complications

Rivers Government Announces Date For Schools Resumption

The Rivers State Government has announced the resumption of public and private schools from January 4, 2020. This was contained in a statement by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Chidi Adiele. Adiele stated that the resolution is in line with the 2020/2021 academic calendar of the state approved by Governor Nyesom Wike. … Continue reading Rivers Government Announces Date For Schools Resumption

Sex-for-Grade: Most Victims Are Dullards – Gov Ayade

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, has stated that most university girls who are sexually abused are dullards. According to him, some of the university girls that say they were sexually molested are dullards who visit lecturers privately to beg for marks. He said this during the one-kilometre walk staged in Calabar in commemoration of … Continue reading Sex-for-Grade: Most Victims Are Dullards – Gov Ayade

Nigerian Govt Agrees To Pay ASUU More N15bn For Earned Allowances, Revitalisation

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has disclosed that the Federal Government has agreed to pay an additional N15 billion as revitalisation fund of public universities. The minister disclosed this on Friday in Abuja as the government makes efforts to reach the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. According … Continue reading Nigerian Govt Agrees To Pay ASUU More N15bn For Earned Allowances, Revitalisation

We’ll Cancel Third Term If Private Schools Don’t Reduce Fees’ – Mohammad Kiru

The Kano State Commissioner for Education, Mohammed Kiru, has threatened to cancel the third term if management of private schools don’t reduce their school fees by at least 25% before November 1, 2020. Per a report by PUNCH, the Chief PRO of the Ministry, Aliyu Yusuf said in a statement that their decision comes on … Continue reading We’ll Cancel Third Term If Private Schools Don’t Reduce Fees’ – Mohammad Kiru

BREAKING: NECO Postpones 2020 Exams Indefinitely

The National Examination Council (NECO) has announced the indefinite rescheduling of the ongoing Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination. In a statement released by the Head, Information and Public Relations Division, NECO, Azeez Sani stated that the decision to indefinitely suspend the examination followed the current turn of events in the country. According to the statement, … Continue reading BREAKING: NECO Postpones 2020 Exams Indefinitely

BREAKING: Nigerian Govt Approves Reopening Of Universities, Polytechnics, Others

The federal government has directed the reopening of Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education in the country. Tertiary institution regulatory agencies like the National Universities Commission (NUC), National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) and National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) have also directed tertiary institutions to reopen. The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, … Continue reading BREAKING: Nigerian Govt Approves Reopening Of Universities, Polytechnics, Others

BREAKING: Babalakin Resigns As UNILAG Pro-Chancellor

The Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin(SAN), has resigned following alleged disagreement with the Federal Government on the Visitation Panel sent to the university. He said there were too many vested interests in UNILAG matter, who were not approaching the issues objectively. But he said it has come to a stage he … Continue reading BREAKING: Babalakin Resigns As UNILAG Pro-Chancellor

COVID-19: Buhari Govt Gives Updates On Reopening Of Universities

The Nigerian government has said no decision has been taken on the reopening of tertiary institutions in the country. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, the Minister of State for Education disclosed this during the daily briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 in Abuja. Nwajiuba, however, said universities would need to get clearance and procedures from the National … Continue reading COVID-19: Buhari Govt Gives Updates On Reopening Of Universities

BREAKING: ASUU, SSANU, NASU Shutdown Lagos State University

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non Academic Staff Union of Universities have shutdown Lagos State University, (LASU). It was gathered that the VC, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagboun and students were denied entrance into the university premises. The LASU SSANU Chairman, Comrade Oseni Saheed told The … Continue reading BREAKING: ASUU, SSANU, NASU Shutdown Lagos State University