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…

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…

FG Makes U-turn, Says It Is Not Convinced Schools Should Reopen

The federal government says it is not yet convinced that schools should be reopened for academic activities. Minister of state for education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba made the disclosure on Thursday, September 10 at a meeting the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 held in Abuja with the Northern Traditional Leaders Committee (NTLC) on National Primary Health….

BREAKING: Federal Government Okays Reopening Of Schools Across The Nation

The Federal Government says state governments and school administrators should start making preparations for the full reopening of schools in the country. The PUNCH had earlier reported that schools in the country had been shut in March as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease. However, the Federal Government announced the…

BREAKING: Lagos Schools Reopen September 14, Says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered the reopening of schools in the state from September 14. According to him, tertiary institutions will re-open from September 14 while primary and secondary schools are tentatively billed for re-opening from September 21. The Governor stated these in his COVID-19 briefing on Saturday. “This decision is not cast in…

BREAKING: 2020/2021 Post-UTME Screening Commences Sept 7 – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and heads of all tertiary institutions have agreed to commence the 2020/2021 post- Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening on September 7. The board explained the shift in the date of admission processes was to allow students sitting for the 2020 O’ level examinations conducted by the West…

‘Over One Billion School Kids Worldwide Affected By COVID-19’

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the largest educational disruption in history that has affected more than 1 billion school students worldwide, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday. “The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education ever. “In mid-July, schools were closed in more than 160 countries, affecting over 1 billion…

BREAKING: 104 Unity Schools Reopen Tuesday – FG

The 104 unity schools will reopen to SS3 students from tomorrow, Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has said. The Minister made the announcement at the end of a virtual meeting with Commissioners of Education in 36 States and other stakeholders on Monday. READ ALSO In a statement by the Director, Press and Public…

Sex Worker Shares Pictures Of Herself As She Graduates From University

A sex worker has taken to her Twitter page to celebrate herself on her graduation from the University, labeling herself an “educated sex worker”. Alongside a picture of herself in a graduation she also shared a nearly naked photo of herself on a stripper’s pole. “Just a reminder that the sky is the limit,” she…