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COVID-19: UNICAL Begins Fumigation Of Campus Ahead Of Resumption 

The University of Calabar COVID-19 Task Force Committee has commenced the fumigation of the campus ahead of the Feb. 5 resumption date for academic activities. The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi disclosed on Saturday in Calabar, Cross River State that the fumigation was part of the institution’s preparation and readiness for resumption of academic activities. Obi said that the fumigation of the administrative buildings and other sections within the campus was being carried out by a charitable individual in the state. “We are very greatful to…

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NECO Releases 2020 SSCE Results, More Passed With 5 Credits

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) indicating a 2.3 per cent increase in the number of candidates who scored five credits and above, including English and Mathematics. The Registrar and Chief Executive of NECO, Prof.  Godswill Obioma, announced the results at the council’s headquarters in Minna on Wednesday. Obioma said a total of I,221,447 candidates registered for the examination, “665,830 males and 555,617 females.” According to him,” the number of candidates that sat for the examination is 1,209,992,…

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FG To Review Jan 18 Resumption Date For Schools

The Federal Ministry of Education says the January18, 2021 date for schools to resume is not sacrosanct, hence a new date may be announced depending on the nation’s COVID-19 indicators. The Minister of Education, Mr Adamu Adamu gave the hint on Monday in Abuja,  at the joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19. The PTF in December 2020, ordered schools in the country to remain closed until January 18, 2021. Adamu said; “When we decided on that date, it was just a target toward what we are…

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UNILORIN Resumes Academic Activities Jan 11 –Spokesman

The management of the University of Ilorin, on Thursday, stated that the institution will resume full academic session on Jan. 11, 2021. The announcement was contained in a statement signed by Mr Kunle Akogun, Director, Corporate Affairs of the University, said in a statement issued in Ilorin. The statement read: “following the recent suspension of the nine-month industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),  the Senate of the University of Ilorin has approved the resumption of academic activities for the Rain Semester as from Jan.11, 2021”. “The…

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LASU VC Gives Account Of Stewardship At Valedictory Lecture

.Says peace, progress, development in the university is a collective work of stakeholders The Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University, Ojoo, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun at a ceremony held in the university gave his stewardship in office in the last five years. In a lecture entitled: LASU: My Stewardship The Project, The People, The Transformation, the VC said that his goal at the starting of his tenure in January 2016 was to achieve high level creative and scholastic performance for both academic staff and students. “And today we can proudly say that this…

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Polytechnic Workers Set For Nationwide Strike, Jan 4

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnics (SSANIP) has scheduled a 14-day warning strike, to commence nationwide on Jan. 4. The National President of SSANIP, Mr Adebanjo Ogunsipe, made the announcement in Abuja on Thursday while addressing newsmen at the end of the 62nd regular meeting of the General Executive Council of the association. Ogunsipe said the decision to embark on the strike was taken at the end of the meeting because the Federal Government had failed to meet the demands of the union. The demands of the union include…

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LASU Graduates 76 First Class, Best Student Sets New Record Of 4.95

The Lagos State University, Ojo has graduated 76 first class students at its 24th convocation ceremony held at university main auditorium. The first-class students which cut across all faculties had Oladimeji Idris Shotunde an indigene of Ogun State from the department of Business Administraton, Faculty of Management Science emerged the best graduating with CGPA of 4.95 setting a new record in the history of the university. Also setting a new record for the Post Graduate School, Mr. Olusola Aanu Olabanjo with a CGPA of 5.0 graduated as the best MSc.…

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Obasanjo, Minister, Others Extol Prof Okebukola’s Contribution To Education

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Tuesday extolled the national and international academic virtues of Prof. Peter Okebukola as a former Executive Secretary, National University Commission (NUC). Obasanjo spoke virtually at a valedictory lecture and book presentation organised by the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, in honour of Okebukola, who would be retiring in February, 2021. Okebukola is the first  Professor of Science Education at the university. The former president described Okebukola as “a Pan-Africanist and Globalist” who understood foreign affairs, saying that Okebukola has a lot to achieve because of his…

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With Over 120 Petitions, FUOYE Halts Screening Of New VC Applicants

The Governing Council of Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) on Thursday, approved the temporary stoppage of ongoing processes of appointing a new vice-chancellor for the institution. The Deputy Director, Corporate Services of the university, Mr Adeyinka Ademuyiwa, announced this in a statement he issued in Oye-Ekiti. According to him, the step is taken to accommodate grievances and complaints of some stakeholders in the cancelled process in which more than 120 petitions have been received. “In a session presided over by the university Governing  Council Chairman, Dr Lawan Yahuza on Wednesday, members…

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Breaking: UI Senate To Select Acting VC On Monday To Avoid Vacuum

The Senate of the University of Ibadan will hold a special meeting on Monday, 30th November 2020, to select one of its members as  Acting Vice Chancellor. This came as a result of a letter from the National Universities Commission (NUC) directing the suspension of the process of selecting a new Vice Chancellor for the institution which had stalled despite the directive from the Minister of Education on the matter. A copy of an internal memo signed by Morenike Afolabi, Deputy Registrar Senate, Admission and Affiliated Institutions (SAAI), on behalf…

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