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JAMB Partners Security Agencies to Curb Admission Infractions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has partnered security agencies to prosecute any institution or candidate, found breaching its admission’s code of operations. The board announced this in its latest Weekly Bulletin on Monday January 11, 2021, in Abuja. It noted that henceforth, stringent measures, including prosecution, would be taken against erring candidates or […]

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Breaking News: FG Reviews Date for School Resumption

The Federal Government of Nigeria has reviewed the resumption date for schools across the country. While disclosing this on Monday January 11, 2021, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said the decision was a result of the second wave of COVID-19 currently ravaging the country. The Minister said this while answering questions during a press

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LASU VC: Lagos Indigenes Condemn Cancellation of Selection, Accuses Sanwo-Olu of Imposition

A group of prominent Lagos State Indigenes has condemned the cancellation of the selection process of the Lagos State University VC. While expressing their indignation in a statement on Sunday January 10, 2021, the indegenes warned Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu against imposing an unpopular candidate as the Vice-Chancellor of the institution. While speaking on behalf of

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WAEC Fixes January 29 as Deadline for Registration

The West African Examinations Council has fixed January 29 as the deadline for the registration of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates, 2021 First Series. This was disclosed over the weekend by the WAEC Head of Public Affairs, Mr. Demianus Ojijeogu. Ojijeogu confirmed that the report from its Zonal WAEC

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Sanwo-Olu Cancels Ongoing Appointment of LASU VC, Orders Fresh Process

Lagos State Governor and Visitor to Lagos State University (LASU), Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has cancelled the ongoing process set up for the appointment of a substantive ninth Vice Chancellor of the University. The Governor further directed that a fresh process that would terminate in forty five days should commence immediately. According to a statement by

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Prof Ige to Remain Acting VC of Adekunle Ajasin University

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has endorsed the extension of the appointment of Professor Olugbenga Ige as Acting Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State. This is according to the powers conferred on the Governor as the Visitor to the University. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Segun Ajiboye, in statement,

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LASUBEB Equips Headteachers, Officers in Modern Techniques ahead of Resumption

In preparation for the January 18 resumption for primary and secondary schools, Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board has trained headteachers, school support officers on modern teaching and learning techniques. The training which started on Wednesday took place at the Maryland complex office of LASUBEB. It brought together 150 school support officers and 350 headteachers

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JUST IN: U.S. Education Secretary Resigns over Capitol Riot – Reports

U.S. Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, has resigned in protest against U.S. President Donald Trump after his supporters stormed the Capitol building. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported the development on Thursday, citing the resignation letter. “That behaviour (violent riot) was unconscionable for our country. “There is no mistaking the impact your (Trump) rhetoric had on

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Education Should Cover Spiritual, Mental knowledge — Dr. Olukoya

The General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, Dr. Daniel Olukoya, has stated that the education system should make up for both spiritual and mental knowledge for the learners. Addressing participants at the unveiling of the renovated/remodelled UNILAG Senate House Basement on Monday, which he financed, Olukoya stressed that spiritual and mental knowledge would

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Breaking News: UNILAG Professor Dies of Covid-19

A professor of education at the University of Lagos, Duro Ajeyalemi, has died of Covid-19. This was announced in a statement on Wednesday January 6, 2021. “The University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, on Wednesday morning lost another prominent professor, Duro Ajeyalemi, to coronavirus disease,” the statement reads. According to the statement, the late Mr Ajeyalemi,

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Borno Gov Orders Quality Assessment of Private Schools

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, has ordered officials to assess the quality of all private primary and secondary schools in Borno State. According to the governor, the directive is aimed at identifying schools that only exploit parents and guardians without the capacity to impart knowledge to students. Zulum gave the directive on Monday January

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JAMB Opens Portal, Urges Institutions to Upload Names of Applicants for Admissions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has opened its portal for institutions to upload names of shortlisted applicants for the 2020/2021 admission. While disclosing this on Tuesday January 5, 2021, Registrar of JAMB, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, said all admission processes must go through the Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) for approval. It noted that

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Polytechnic Staff Begin 14-day Warning Strike over Minimum Wage

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnics, SSANIP, has begun a 14-day warning strike over minimum wage arrears. The directive to embark on the strike is contained in a statement signed by the Acting National Secretary of the association, Comrade Emmanuel Enyiegor, on Monday January 4, 2020. The association said that the reason for the

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LASG Directs all Public, Private Schools to Resume January 18

The Lagos State Government has announced that all public and private schools below the tertiary level in Lagos State should resume for the second term 2020/21 academic session from Monday 18th January, 2021. The Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, who revealed this today, stated that the directive is in line with the Federal

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