Babalakin resigns as UNILAG’s council chairman

Bi-Courtney Nigeria Limited, Wale Babalakin Dr Babawale Babalakin has resigned his position as chairman of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, governing council chairman. Following what looked like an irreconcilable difference between the now-former council chairman and the Academic Staff Union of University, UNILAG chapter, Babalakin has finally tendered his resignation. The Federal Government, in August, wielded the big axe by …

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Federal Government asks schools to conduct weekly COVID-19 assessment

Director General of the NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu Govt to suspend passports of errant travellers for six months Asking students for test fees unnecessary burden on parents –PTF Olalekan Adetayo, Friday Olokor and Ade Adesomoju The Federal Government has released more guidelines that will prevent the spread of COVID-19 as more states fully reopen schools on Monday. The Nigeria Centre …

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Lagos students to return to school in phases from September 21

The commissioner for education, Lagos State Mrs Folasade Adefisayo has announced the plans for both public and private schools resumption in the State. She said the present Junior Secondary 3 and Senior Secondary 2 students in public schools in the state are to resume classes from Monday, 21st of September, 2020. The commissioner said students in private primary and secondary …

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LASU Protests: VC, students locked out of the premises

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) on Monday stopped the Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State Univeristy (LASU), Prof Olanrewaju Fagboun and students from gaining access to premises. Naija News reports that the action was as a result of protest by the union members over non-payment of increment in salaries promised …

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WAEC releases amended timetable for BECE

BECE Final Timetable Is Out. BECE, Basic Education Certificate Examination kicks off tomorrow Monday per the latest released by WAEC. This year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) will commence tomorrow, Monday, September 14, 2020, and end on Friday, September 18, 2020. The final timetable which, according to the West African Examination Council, was amended in July 2020: Share on: WhatsApp

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School Reopening: Private polytechnics’ proprietors disagree with ASUU, ASUP

Proprietors of Private Polytechnics in Nigeria on Thursday disagreed with lecturers that tertiary institutions should remain closed to activities due to COVID-19 pandemic, saying that they were not sincere. Lecturers under the aegis of Academic Staff Union of Universities and Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics had declared that schools in the country should not be reopened. According to them, the …

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Sex-for-mark, Imo : Varsity probes Departmental Head

The Imo State University, Owerri, has set up a committee to investigate the authenticity of the footage circulating on the Internet in which the Head of Department of Biochemistry of the institution, Prof. Emmanuel Agumuo, was allegedly having sex with ones of his students. The HoD, who was handcuffed in the footage, was arrested by plain-clothed security men. Sources said …

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LASU Students to resumes in batches – VC

The Lagos State University has announced that its students would resume in batches. The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN, made this known on Monday. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, had on Saturday announced that tertiary institutions will be allowed to open from September 14th, 2020, while primary and secondary schools may be reopened on September 21. Fagbohun, …

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