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Youths should be drivers of innovation, creativity for a better Nigeria- Ex-VC Bell University

By Ibukun Emiola Ibadan, Sept. 20, 2020 Prof. Isaac Adeyemi, the former Vice Chancellor, Bells University of Technology, Ogun, has charged Nigerian youths to harnessy their knowledge via the internet to be drivers of innovation and creativity for a better Nigeria. Adeyemi gave the charge at...

Petition: FUGUS JAC passes vote of confidence on VC

By Abubakar Ahmed Gusau, Sept. 20, 2020, The Joint Action Committee and Congress (JAC) of the Federal University, Gusau in Zamfara, has passed a vote of confidence on the Vice-Chacellor, Prof. Magaji Garba. Garba recently came under attack by a group of concerned staff of...

Nursery Classes, Daycare Remain Closed as Sanwo-Olu approves reopening of public, private schools in Lagos September 21

...Governor Orders Mass Integrity Test On Schools’ Structures ...Lagos Allows Reopening Of Gym, Cinemas Lagos State Government has granted permission for the re-opening of basic and secondary schools, although with a note of caution to private proprietors and public administrators. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, during...

FUOYE pledges to appoint VC, Registrar, others based on merit

By Adedeji Egbebi Oye-Ekiti (Ekiti State) Sept.19, 2020 The Management of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), has assured candidates applying for the Vice Chancellor, Registrar and other positions in the institution of appointments based on merit. The Deputy Director of Corporate Services of the university, Mr...

Unilag ASUU advises FG on appointment of pro chancellors

By Chinyere Nwachukwu Lagos, Sept. 18, 2020 The Unilag Chapter of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has advised the Federal Government that only persons with interest in public education should be appointed Pro Chancellors. Dr Dele Ashiru, the Chairman of the chapter, gave the...

Tertiary institutions in Delta can reopen now till Oct. 2- Commissioner

Asaba, Sept. 18, 2020 The Delta Government says tertiary institutions in the state are free to reopen between now and Oct. 2, depending on the school’s arrangements to ensure safety of their students. The Commissioner for Higher Education, Prof. Patrick Muoboghare, made the clarification...

Katsina gov’t. spent N3b on WAEC, NECO fees in 5 years, says Commissioner Fees

By Zubairu Idris Katsina, Sept.17, 2020 The Katsina State Government has spent more than N3 billion on payment of Senior School Certificate Examination fees for 320,058 candidates who sat for the examination between 2015 and 2019. The Commissioner of Education in the state, Prof. Badamasi...

Ebonyi Govt. to reopen schools on Oct. 5

By Chukwuemeka Opara Abakaliki, Sept. 17, 2020 The Ebonyi Government has announced that it will re-open schools in the state on Oct. 5, 2020 with the exception of kindergarten and crèches. The the Commissioner for Education, Dr Onyebuchi Chima, announced the plan on Thursday while...

Ajayi Crowther varsity unveils Timothy Adebayo as new VC

By Akeem Abas Ibadan, Sept. 17, 2020 Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo, has unveiled Prof. Timothy Adebayo as the new Vice-Chancellor to succeed Prof. Dapo Asaju by end of October. Chief Wole Olanipekun SAN, the Chairman of ACU governing council, unveiled the new vice-chancellor on...

Edtech startup to help 8 Nigerian students continue studies abroad

By Itohan Abara-Laserian Lagos, Sept. 17, 2020 An Edtech startup, StudyFree, says it has finalised plans to assist eight scholars of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) who were denied scholarship funding to continue their studies abroad. The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of StudyFree,...
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