Vice Chancellors of universities were told on Tuesday to conclude arrangements for the immediate and full reopening, following the decline in COVID-19 infection rates. The National Universities Commission (NUC), which issued the directive, said the Federal Ministry of Education has accepted its request for varsities to get set for immediate resumption of academic activities. The […]

Federal Government has hinted of plans to review the teaching profession, especially in emergency situations as witnessed in the present COVID-19 pandemic. Minister of State for Education. CHUKWUEMEKA NWAJIUBA gave the hint in Abuja at the ministerial briefing ahead of the 2020 World Teachers Day with the theme, Teachers: Leading in Crisis, reimagining the future, […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) have locked the main entrance of the Lagos State University (LASU) over the payment of the minimum wage. The free flow of vehicular movement was hindered by the protesting members who gathered as early as 7:00 am and prevented both […]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has lifted suspension earlier placed on some processes on its platforms to accommodate more requests from candidates who took the UTME prior to 2020. The board made this known in a statement in Abuja on Sunday by its Public Relations Officer (PRO), Dr Fabian Benjamin. According […]

The National Industrial Court sitting in Lagos has struck out two cases in respect of the crisis rocking the University of Lagos (UNILAG). Justice Jeremiah Essien struck out the suits on Tuesday following the formal withdrawal of the applications filed by lawyers in relation to the crisis. One of the suits was filed by Professor […]

The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba wants students to exercise more patience as Nigeria mulls the reopening of schools after months of forced closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Nwajiuba who praised the students for their patience since schools were shut down in the country,  gave an assurance that the Federal Ministry of […]

The Catholic bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Prof. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah, has joined the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS to call for the re-opening of tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The students’ body had recently urged the federal government to re-open tertiary institutions in the country to save students from frustration already eating into […]

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has unveiled the timetable and guidelines for the conduct of its 2020 examinations for Senior Secondary 3 students. NECO Registrar/Chief Executive Officer, Professor Godswill Obioma disclosed this on Tuesday during a press conference at the Council’s Headquarters in Minna, the Niger State capital. His briefing is tagged, “Making the Conduct […]

Rivers State Governor Nyseom Wike on Tuesday gave the green light for schools to re-open in Rivers state. The information was contained in a statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Education, Prof Kaniye Ebeku. The re-opening, however, is for the limited purpose “of allowing candidates in exit classes to revise with their teachers and […]

The governors of the southeast have asked teachers in the country to undergo compulsory COVID-19 test. The Chairman of the Southeast Governors’ forum and Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, disclosed this at the Government House in Abakaliki, the state capital while briefing newsmen of the outcome of the virtual meeting of the forum on Sunday. […]

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