Month: October 2020

ASUU accuses FUOYE VC of plotting to impose unqualified Don as Successor

By Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado Ekiti There are indications that fresh crisis is brewing at the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) over the appointment of a new Vice Chancellor. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) accused the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Kayode Soremekun of plotting to impose an unqualified Professor and Deputy Vice …

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Buhari approves re-appointment of Emaimo, Rector, College of Dental Technology

Agency Reporter President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Dr John Emaimo, as Rector, Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu State, with effect from Nov. 27. The approval is conveyed in a letter signed by the Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora on behalf of President Buhari. Mamora said that …

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Crisis in FUOYE: ASUU accuses VC of plotting to impose unqualified successor

Another round of crisis is now brewing at the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) , as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has accused the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Kayode Soremekun of plotting to impose an unqualified Professor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor , Abayomi Fasina, as his successor. The academic union said Soremekun had …

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Akwa Ibom: Federal Poly Ukana announces resumption date

The Federal Polytechnic, Ukana, Akwa Ibom State, has announced the resumption date for academic activities in the institution. The management disclosed that Monday, 2nd November, 2020 is officially the resumption date. IConsequently, all students are expected to check their various departmental notice boards for the revised academic calendar. In a statement signed by the Public …

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Volunteer teachers win lockdown contest

By Kofoworola Belo-Osagie   Two volunteer teachers recruited by teacher-supply organisation, Teach For Nigeria (TFN), to teach in underserved communities for a two-year period have won the Most Outstanding Lockdown Teacher Competition. Gideon Ogungeyimi, a 2018 TFN alumnus and Precious Adegunle, a 2019 Fellow won in the contest organised by Educational Aid Global Initiative (Edu-Aid) …

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‘COVID-19 not a barrier to innovation’

By Damola Kola-Dare   Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), Prof Olanrewaju Fagbohun, has said  the coronavirus pandemic did not hamper knowledge creation and the drive for innovation in the institution. This, he said, led to the production of hand sanitisers, face masks, automated soap and sanitiser dispenser by the Faculty of Science and Engineering of …

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DELSU honours ex-lawmaker – The Nation Nigeria News

By Emmanuel Udodinma The Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) has honoured  Hon. Ned Nwoko, a member of the House of Representatives from 1999-2003, for his dedication to humanitarian endeavours, education and malaria eradication in Africa. At the event, which held  in Abraka, Delta State, Nwoko, was lauded by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Andy Egwunyenga, for his  …

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Agency trains 245 enumerators – The Nation Nigeria News

The Agency for Mass Education under the Office of the Special Adviser on  Education in Lagos State has trained 245  census enumerators  selected from various wards and local governments across the state. Participants were grouped and assigned different days and location for the programme to obey the  rule of social distancing.The exercise is set to …

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Disquiet as #EndSARS protest keeps schools shut

The start-stop nature of academic activities in the country remains worrisome. First, it was the coronavirus pandemic in March, now the violent #EndSars protests. However, parents and stakeholders have expressed concerns over the setback suffered by education while calling on government to speedily bring calm and stability to the country, reports DAMOLA KOLA-DARE.   The …

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