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Govt Orders Rehabilitation of Razed Kogi School, Absolves Fulani Herdsmen

Kogi State Government has frowned at the hasty conclusion that Government Secondary School, Iluke Bunu, was burnt by Fulani herdsmen. In its preliminary reports released by the Commissioner for Information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo, Kogi state government said such unconfirmed conclusion could spark tension in the state. Fanwo stated that Governor Yahaya Bello has directed …

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Ekiti Government orders schools to re-open on Monday

The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), has warned that schools are still not safe for students and teachers to resume, due to poor preventive measures put in place to tackle coronavirus pandemic in the country. NDD said it was unfortunate that the Presidential task force on COVID-19 announced Monday, 18 January as resumption date …

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Sanwo-Olu orders fresh process to pick LASU VC

Directs outgoing VC to convene emergency senate meeting Pioneer VC dies as group defends Prof Bello’s eligibility Gov gifts best graduating students N10 m   By Kofoworola Belo-Osagie   Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu  of Lagos State yesterday ordered the cancellation of the ongoing process for the appointment of the  ninth Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University …

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Govt orders immediate closure of schools, reopens isolation centres

Jigawa State Government has ordered for the closure of public, private secondary and primary schools across the state. This was contained in a press statement signed by the acting Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education Science and Technology, Alhaji Rabiu Adamu issued to GCFRNG. He said the directive takes effect from Tuesday, 15th December, 2020. The statement, …

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COVID-19: Kaduna govt orders shutdown of schools

Following the rising cases of people affected with COVID-19 in Kaduna State, the Ministry of Education has directed all schools in the State to close on Wednesday, 16th December, 2020. In a statement on Tuesday morning, Commissioner of Education, Alhaji Shehu Usman Muhammad said, “the ministry wishes to inform the general public, parents, guardians and …

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End SARS: Ekiti government orders closure of schools

The Ekiti Government has ordered the immediate closure of all private and public schools following continued End SARS protests across the state. The State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Dr Kofoworola Aderiye, disclosed this in a statement issued on Tuesday in Ado-Ekiti by Abimbola Dada, the Chief Information Officer in the ministry. He said …

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Strike: ASUU declares stand as Nigerian govt orders reopening of varsities

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has declared that its ongoing strike will continue despite the reopening of all schools by the Federal Government. The National President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi disclosed this on Friday. “We started industrial action before the outbreak of Coronavirus disease in the country,” Ogunyemi said according to Vanguard. …

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NUC orders universities to conclude resumption arrangements

National Universities Commission (NUC) has ordered schools to conclude arrangements for reopening. This followed federal government’s approval for resumption. NUC directed Vice Chancellors to ensure that resumption plans are in sync with Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) guidelines. The memo was signed by Chris Maiyaki, a Director in NUC Executive Secretary’s office. NUC told …

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UNILAG: Buhari orders VC Ogundipe, Wale Babalakin to step aside

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Chairman, Governing Council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Wale Babalakin and the Vice Chancellor, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, to step aside. Ben Goong, Director of Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, said this in a statement on Friday. Babalakin and Ogundipe were directed to recuse themselves from duty “pending the …

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Court orders varsity to restore lecturer’s professorial rank

From Damian Duruiheoma, Owerri   National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) in Owerri, Imo State, has ordered the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU), Abia State, to restore the professorial rank of Vincent Asor. Asor dragged the university to the NICN in Suit No: NICN/OW/29/2019, challenging his demotion from the rank of professor of …

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