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Registration of new students ongoing at Open University – Management

The Management of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) said on Thursday that its registration portal would remain open in spite of the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic until new entrants complete their admission procedures. A statement issued on Thursday by Mr Ibrahim...

COVID-19: FG disowns reports on November resumption for schools

The Federal Government has disowned a social media post, which stated that primary and secondary schools nationwide would be resuming by November 2020 as a result of the spread of coronavirus pandemic. The government also declared a manhunt for the author of the fake press...

FG postpones WAEC, NECO exams indefinitely

The Federal Government has announced the indefinite postponement of this year’s West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination and the National Examinations Council because of the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this at the daily Presidential Task Force...

Buhari orders immediate payment of withheld February, March salaries to ASUU teachers, staff

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate payment of the withheld February and March salaries of members of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, who have not registered on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information, IPPIS, platform. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris...

Despite FG’s failure to pay our lecturers salaries, we will join nationwide sensitisation on coronavirus

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said despite the non-payment of its members’ salaries and allowances by the federal government, it would go ahead with its intervention in the war against the rampaging coronavirus (COVID-19). The president of the union, Biodun Ogunyemi, stated...

NYSC Camps, Stadium To Serve As Isolation Centres For Coronavirus Patients

The Nigerian Government has converted all National Youth Service Corps camps and four stadia in the country into isolation centres. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday dare, said this on his Twitter handle on Friday. “Mr President has approved for the Ministry of Youth and...

Why we asked VC prof.Ogundipe to proceed on immediate leave – UNILAG mgt

Some concerned stakeholders of the University of Lagos have asked the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, to proceed on immediate leave over his role in the crisis that had rocked the institution in recent times. On March 5, 2020, the university announced...

NUC Orders Tertiary Institutions To Shut Down Over Coronavirus

The National Universities Commission has ordered universities across the country to close for a month beginning from March 23, 2020. The directive was made know in a statement by the commission's Deputy Executive Secretary, Suleiman Rammon-Yusuf. It reads, “I write on behalf of the Executive Secretary...

IPPIS: ASUU Begs FG For 18 Months Grace To Establish UTAS

ABUJA – THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has pleaded with the Federal Government to give them 18 months to develop their payment applications , the University Transparency and Accountability System, UTAS, as their preferred mode of payment. ASUU had rejected the government introduced...

Sanusi chairs LASU’s 24th convocation as 76 graduate with first class

A total of 76 students of Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, would be graduating with First Class honors in various disciplines at this year’s convocation ceremonies. The number are part of the 8, 959 students (for 20182019 academic session) across levels-certificate, diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate...
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