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Handshake From Beijing, China Donates ICT Hub To Ipetumodu School

I went back to my roots on Friday, March 15, 2019. What took me to Ipetumodu, my hometown, in Ife North Local Government Area of Osun State? An ICT Hub, worth over ten million naira, donated to my alma mater, Origbo Community High School (OCHS), by the Chinese Embassy was being commissioned by the Chinese Ambassador, Dr Zhou Pingjian. I left the school 39 years ago, and there were some of my schoolmates I had not seen since then. We met at the event, which attracted former students across generations….

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100 Students Feared Dead As School Building Collapses

About 100 students of a private school on Lagos Island are feared dead as the three storey building housing the school, Baden, collapsed in the early hours of Wednesday. Following this development officials of the State Emergency Management Agency have mobilised personnel to rescue the trapped students and officials in the building. The incident which occurred in the ita faji area of the busy Lagos Island led to serious to traffic snag which affected commercial activities in the ever-busy neighbourhood.

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Guber Poll: Lagos Fixes Schools’ Second Mid-Term For March 8

The Lagos State government has directed that the Second Mid-Term break for all schools should hold on Friday, 8th of March, 2019. In a statement issued by the State Ministry of Education, all Public and Private Schools are expected to close on Thursday, 7th of March, 2019 and resume on Monday, 11th March, 2019. This statement noted that it became necessary to correct the wrong impression in some quarters that schools will not open on Thursday, 7th March 2019. It stated further that the break is to ensure all students and pupils are in…

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Saraki To FG: Resolve ASUU Crisis Without Delay

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on the Federal Government to immediately end the strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that is entering its 62nd day.  In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki emphasised the need for Nigeria’s universities to be re-opened without further delay, highlighting the fact that the education of Nigeria’s young people is being negatively affected by the stance of the government and is also disenfranchising the youths, many of whom are…

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ASUU Reiterates Condition As Negotiation With FG Resumes Today

The President of the  Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, says  the union will suspend its 10-week-old  strike if the Federal Government agrees to release   N50bn to  revitalise public universities  and N20bn  to pay lecturers  their  allowances in their meeting on Monday. The union resumes its negotiation with the Federal Government, and Ogunyemi insists they body will not shift  its ground unless the government makes a commitment to release the money. However, he said ASUU had lost confidence in  the government since it failed to honour  previous…

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ASUU Strike: No Going Bank Until FG Implements Agreement

…….President Says We’ll Continue Till Further Notice The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday said the ongoing strike would not be called off until the Federal Government fully implemented all the offers it made to the union after their last meeting. The public university lecturers said they were tired of Federal Government’s antics of making unfulfilled promises, insisting that the strike would be called off after they got tangible evidence and concrete actions that the offers made to them by the Federal Government had been implemented. The National…

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Shun Partisan Politics; Ikupolati Warns Corps Members In Kwara

The State Coordinator, NYSC Kwara  State, Mrs Ikupolati Esther Tosin has warned all the Corps members serving in the state to stay clear of partisan politics. The State Coordinator made this warning on Thursday in Kaiama while on an inspection of Corps members serving in Kiaiama Local Government Area of the State. She said NYSC as a scheme is apolitical in all its operations, therefore, members were not allowed to be involved in partisan politics.  Ikupolati reminded the Corps members of the existing collaboration between the INEC and the NYSC…

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SERAP Drags FG To UN Over ‘Failure To End ASUU Strike’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has sent an urgent appeal to two UN special rapporteurs urging them to “prevail upon the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)to reach an agreement to end the ongoing strike action by ASUU, which continues to have real and dire consequences on the right to higher education, specifically university education, as guaranteed by the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, to which Nigeria is a state party.” In the urgent appeal dated 28 December 2018 and…

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2019 UTME: JAMB Stops Use Of Cyber Cafes For Candidates Registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it will no longer use cyber cafes for registration of candidates, beginning from the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB’s Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, said this on Thursday on the sideline of a meeting with proprietors of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres at the University of Lagos. “We are no longer going to allow the cyber cafes to do the registration exercise for prospective candidates because they are extorting candidates and overcharging them. “They also do services they do not…

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FG Okays 65 Years Retirement Age For Teachers

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu,has said the Muhammadu Buhari administration was in support of jacking up the retirement age for teachers from 60 to 65 years. The minister made this known at a public hearing on the need to insulate teachers from the retirement age for public servants organised by the House Joint Committee on Basic Education and Public Service. The minister said that it was as a means of improving the standard of basic and secondary education in the country. Adamu informed the house joint committee that…

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