Don’t reopen schools now, Lagos parents tell govt

Don’t reopen schools now, Lagos parents tell govt

Some parents in Lagos State have kicked against reopening of schools in view of the continued spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The parents who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews agree that it was important for the federal and state governments to continue to safeguard children from the pandemic. NAN reported that the Federal Government on Wednesday said that it was considering reopening of schools based on morning and…

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Process to reopen schools, worship centres begins

Process to reopen schools, worship centres begins

THE process to reopen schools and worship centres in the country has begun. STUDENTHUB🎓 The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has met with Christian and Islamic leaders to fine-tune the conditions for reopening churches and mosques, it was learnt. Also on Wednesday, the PTF urged states, local governments and private proprietors to begin to take steps towards the return of pupils and students. Ensuring the kids go to school safe is the critical issue…

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FG – Schools will reopen soon but not in two weeks time

FG – Schools will reopen soon but not in two weeks time

THE Federal Government has disclosed that there are plans to soon reopen schools nationwide, saying, however, that this will notbe done in two weeks as being speculated in some quarters. Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, made the clarification on Thursday during the Presidential Task Force onCOVID-19 news conference in Abuja following rumours making the round the Federal Government would reopen schools in thenext two weeks The Federal Government had ordered the indefinite closure…

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Buhari sacks NECO registrar, four officials

Buhari sacks NECO registrar, four officials

President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of Prof. Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar/Chief Executive of theNational Examinations Council, (NECO). Similarly, he has dismissed four other Management Staff of the Council for various offences. In a Letter dated 11th May, 2020 and signed by the Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono onbehalf of the Education Minister, Uwakwe was accused of violating the Public Procurement Act (2007) and pursuant to PSR030402 and part…

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FUTA Vice Chancellor Urges Members of Staff, Students to Abide by Government Directives and Medical and Scientific Instructions [COVID-19]

FUTA Vice Chancellor Urges Members of Staff, Students to Abide by Government Directives and Medical and Scientific Instructions [COVID-19]

The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA Professor Joseph Fuwape, has said that the exponential rise in the number of Corona virus infection as reported by the National Council for Disease Control (NCDC) in the past few weeks has clearly shown that the COVID-19 pandemic is a matter of life and death that should not be treated with kid gloves. He said the rise in the rate of infection has also…

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ASUU members ‘paid withheld February and March salaries’

ASUU members ‘paid withheld February and March salaries’

Striking Nigerian lecturers, whose salaries had been withheld by the federal government since February, were on Friday afternoon paid their February and March wages Striking Nigerian lecturers, whose salaries had been withheld by the federal government since February, were on Friday afternoon paid their February and March wages. President Muhammadu Buhari had in April directed that the striking workers be paid their entitlements. It was, however, not clear why the April salary was not paid…

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FUNAAB Announces Resumption of Administrative Activities

FUNAAB Announces Resumption of Administrative Activities

Management of the Federal University of Agriculture, FUNAAB, Abeokuta has directed the resumption of administrative activities and re-opening of offices at the University with effect from Monday 11th May, 2020. The Management, through a statement by the University’s Registrar, Dr Bola Adekola pointed said the decision was in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive on gradual resumption of work, following the relaxation of lockdown and restriction of movements. The statement indicated that the university management…

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Use lockdown period to prepare for WAEC and NECO, TRCN tells Students

Use lockdown period to prepare for WAEC and NECO, TRCN tells Students

The Registrar/Chief Executive, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Professor Segun Ajiboye has enjoined students preparing for major examinations to use the opportunity of the Covid-19 lockdown to study well. Ajiboye stated that students in Nigeria must acknowledge the present challenge to education and be ready for post-COVID season where they may have limited period for revision before taking their major examinations. The TRCN boss gave the admonition why featuring on a radio program monitored…

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ABU VC Announces new appointment into Key Positions

ABU VC Announces new appointment into Key Positions

The Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Prof Kabir Bala has appointed Professor Y M Ibrahim of the Department of Quantity Surveying, as the Director, Directorate of Academic Planning and Monitoring. The appointments will serve as director to the educational sector of the university. The vice chancellor also advice them to workhard and make the university world class. According to the report, in the evening The vice chancellor appoint them according to their hardworking and…

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Redeemers University Post UTME Screening Form for 2020/21 Session Out

Redeemers University Post UTME Screening Form for 2020/21 Session Out

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Redeemers University, Ede, off Gbongan – Oshogbo Rd, Osun State, Nigeria Undergraduate programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session. Redeemer’s University Undergraduate Courses. Accounting Actuarial Science Banking and Finance Biochemistry Business Administration Communication and Media Studies Computer Science Economics English & Professional Communication FRENCH History & International Studies Industrial Chemistry Industrial Mathematics Insurance LAW Management Marketing Mass Communication Microbiology NURSING Performing Arts (Theatre Arts/Film Studies)…

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