FG propose guidelines on Schools Reopening to National Assembly

The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba on Tuesday presented to the National Assembly a proposed date for the reopening of schools across the country as a post COVID-19 measure. Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba presented to the National Assembly a proposed date for the reopening of schools across the country. Minister of State for …

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Ministry of Education urged to introduce online education (E-Learning), in schools.

As a result of the effects of COVID 19, the Ministry of Education have been urged by the House of Representatives to include in primary and secondary school curricula, online education and e-learning, for the sake of the millions of children who are out of schools due to the global pandemic. The motion brought on the floor by Rep. Aniekan …

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School construction approved on site of demolished hotel

Rivers state commissioner for information and communication, Paulinus Nsirim, has said that the state government has approved the construction of a primary school on the site of the demolished hotel building in the state. Two hotels; Prodest Hotel, Eleme, and Etemeteh Hotel, Onne, were demolished for allegedly violating the lockdown directives of the state. The action of the state government …

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Coronavirus: Lagos govt shuts public, private schools

The Lagos State Government has ordered the closure of all public and private schools due to the coronavirus outbreak. The order is effective from Monday, March 23, 2020. The decision was contained in a statement Wednesday night by the Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folashade Adefisayo. She said the move became necessary to prevent children and their teachers from getting more …

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UNILORIN joins ASUU strike — first time in 20 years

The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has embarked on strike action alongside the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), disrupting its calendar for the first time in 20 years. On Monday, ASUU had commenced a two-weeks warning strike  to compel the federal government to implement its 2019 agreement and resolution with the union. On Tuesday, Moyosore Ajao, ASUU chairman in UNILORIN, …

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University student attempts suicide

A 21-year-old student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Enugu campus, Chukwuemeka Augustine Obasi, has attempted to commit suicide for being scolded by his parents. The incident occurred at 4, Alaba Street, Ejigbo, Lagos. Police officers from the Ejigbo Police Station prevented Chukwuemeka from committing suicide following an alert by an officer of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Security Corps …

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JAMB: Stanbic IBTC to give N15m scholarships

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that Stanbic IBTC will reward the top 30 candidates in the last Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be giving scholarship worth N15m. The all-inclusive scholarship will include best male and female students, best visually-impaired candidates in the 36 states of Nigeria. The Corporate Investment Banking and Marketing Manager, Mrs Bridget …

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