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Enugu Gov Presents Vehicle, Prizes To School, Students For Outstanding Performance

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has presented a brand new bus to Model Secondary School, Nsukka, in recognition of the school’s outstanding performance in the 2019 President’s Teachers & Schools Excellence Award (PTSEA) of the Federal Ministry of Education. The state government also promoted the principal of the school, Mr. Obi Ezeugwuorie, to Principal Special Grade Level 17, for providing the desired leadership. It equally presented cash award and laptop computer to each of the five students from the state who performed creditably in the 2019 national educational competitions. According…

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Kwara Resuscitates NYSC State Governing Board Meeting 

The Kwara State Governing Board of the National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC), held its meeting after about six years such meeting was held last. NYSC spokesman, Oladipo Morakinyo, in a statement on Wednesday said the board meeting was held on Monday, June 22. He said the State Coordinator of the scheme in Kwara, Mrs Francisca Olaleye was elated that the meeting can come back to life after almost six years that the meeting has been put on hold. According to her, one of her major priorities on assumption of duty…

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COVID-19: FG Kicks Over Reopening Of Schools In Oyo, Says Gov Insensitive

The Federal Government has kicked against the reopening of schools in Oyo State amidst COVID-19 pandemic, describing such as insensitive to the health of the people. Minister of State for Education, Mr Emeka Uwajiuba, said this at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 daily news conference in Abuja. According to the minister, it is expedient to recognise the fact that Oyo State is a government operating under the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as a Federating unit. He noted that though the governor had the right to reopen…

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Osun Names Ex-Federal Lawmaker, Famurewa Executive Chairman SUBEB 

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the Osun State has named ex-Federal lawmaker, Hon. Ajibola Famurewa, as the Executive Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB). Other members of the board are: Chief Moshood Adekunle Oluawo, Commissioner,  Technical; a former State lawmaker,  Hon. Amos Akindiya, Commissioner,  Services; Barrister Ayo Olajolo, Member representing Osun East Senatorial District; and Hon. Rafiu Olaide Fatoki, Member representing Osun West Senatorial District. The governor further said the appointments, which take immediate effect, are in line with government’s commitment to deliver qualitative basic education to her people. Famurewa,…

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Buhari Felicitates With VC UNILAG, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe At 60

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe, on the auspicious occasion of his 60th birthday, May 31, 2020, joining family and friends to celebrate the milestone, laced with great and memorable achievements. The President rejoices with the academia and professional colleagues of the 12th Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, who, through diligence and resilience, rose to become a Professor of Botany at 42, taking up responsibilities as Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies, Director, Academic Planning Unit and Deputy Vice Chancellor.…

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COVID-19: We’ll Not Take Risk In School Reopening, Says Minister

The Minister of State for Education, Mr Emeka Nwajiuba, says the Federal Ministry of Education will not take any risk over reopening of schools in the face of COVID-19. Nwajiuba said this at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 daily news conference on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that the schools would not reopen until government was sure that the children could go to school safe and not infected with the deadly coronavirus or got infect by others. He said that it would work in conjunction with the World Health…

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FG Approves N2b For Building FUDMA’s Medical School

The Federal Government has approved N2bn for the establishment of a medical school at the Federal University, Dutsin-ma (FUDMA), Katsina State. The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Amarya’u Bichi, shortly after assuming office,  said that the building of the medical school had commenced and would be completed within four months adding that the university will admit candidates for medicine and other medical courses in 2021. He appealed to the federal government to provide additional funds for the institution to build its teaching hospital, where the students would do practical…

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COVID-19: St John Gramm’s Alumni Holds Virtual Polls To Elect Exco

Restricted by the government regulations on COVID-19, the old boys association of St John’s Grammar School Ile-Ife have devised an electronic poll system to elect their new executives. The device also  enabled members of the association in over 20 locations in four continents to fill their ballots and vote. Members voted from Nigeria, Canada, United Kingdom, United States,Denmark,Australia,South Africa among other countries last Saturday Mr. Lanke Bakare, who took care of the techncal details explains: “We used Google Forms. Google Forms are used to create online surveys and quizzes. These…

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JAMB remits N7bn To FG For 2020, Promises More

The joint Admissions and Ma­triculation Board (JAMB) has made an interim remit­tance of N3.5bn to the Federal Government con­solidated revenue account. A statement by Dr Fabi­an Benjamin, JAMB’s Head of Media in Abu­ja, explained that the remit­tance was in line with Prof. Ishaq Oloyede’s avowed commitment to remit whol­ly, excess funds generated from its operations to the Federal Government. According to JAMB, a payment of over N3.5 bil­lion had already been made to candidates by way of re­duction of N1,500 from the cost of each ePIN sold to each candidate…

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Coronavirus: Lagos  Shuts Down Schools From Monday

As part of the preventive measures against the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, Lagos State has decided that all public and private schools be closed from Monday, 23rd March 2020. In a statement the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folashade Adefisayo said; “ the move becomes necessary to prevent our children and their teachers from getting more vulnerable to the pandemic”. “It is important for parents to ensure that their children practise ‘social distancing’ while at home, wash their hands regularly or use hand sanitizers and observe high standards of personal hygiene”.…

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