No reopening of schools for now – FG

The Federal Government has said that schools would remain closed “for now”, The PUNCH reports. The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 made this known during its daily briefing on Monday. While giving an update on the PTF announcement, the Personal Assistant on New Media to @MBuhari, Bashir Ahmad, tweeted, “For now, all the schools are to [...]

By |2020-06-02T16:17:20+01:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Private school owners lament closure of schools, complain of hunger

Following the directive of the federal government that schools should remain shut-down, Private school owners on Monday wrote to FG, saying they are hungry and depressed. “It has now dawned on everyone that the current race is not a sprint, it is a marathon. Nobody can even prognosticate when schools will reopen in this country,” [...]

By |2020-06-02T14:40:48+01:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Tanzania govt reopens universities despite coronavirus concerns

Universities in Tanzania reopened on Monday, despite a lack of clarity on the spread of coronavirus after the government decided to stop updating figures in April. As students entered dozens of campuses across Tanzania for the first time since mid-March, there were only cursory efforts to impose measures preventing the spread of COVID-19. New hand-washing [...]

By |2020-06-02T14:36:57+01:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Salawa Abeni’s nude pictures: YABATECH student arrested

A 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology Lagos has been arrested for being allegedly blackmailing Waka Queen Salawa Abeni with her nude pictures. The suspect however said he found the nude pictures in a memory card on the school’s floor. Oladunjoye Emmanuel Olufowoke was arrested last Thursday by the decoy team of [...]

By |2020-06-01T12:02:06+01:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

IPPIS: Academic Technologists give notice of strike to FG

The National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT, has given strike notice to the Federal Government over its dissatisfaction with payment of salaries through the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS and the alleged breach of Memorandum of Understanding, MoU reached between the government and the association in 2018. This is as the Vice President [...]

By |2020-06-01T11:35:46+01:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Falz Reacts To Police Killing Teenager, Rape And Murder Of UNIBEN Student

Singer, Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has condemned the killing of Tina Ezekwe, who was shot by a policeman in Lagos and Uwaila Omozuwa, a student of the University of Benin who was raped and killed in a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Benin City, the Edo State capital, Igbere TV reports. [...]

By |2020-06-01T11:21:59+01:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Commissioner: relief soon for private school teachers

The Lagos State Education Commissioner, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, has spoken of government’s plans to give palliatives to proprietors of private schools and their teachers. She spoke of the initiative after monitoring the distribution of food rations to some families under the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, last Friday. When asked what the government was [...]

By |2020-05-29T14:32:26+01:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Education Minister gives update on reopening of schools, reveals how classes will be taken

The Federal Government has disclosed that it’s considering reopening schools amid the coronavirus pandemic. Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, disclosed that federal government was considering morning and afternoon classes when it reopens schools across the country. Nwajiuba made the disclosure while speaking at the daily press briefing of the Presidential Task Force on [...]

By |2020-05-28T12:04:54+01:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Cobhams Asuquo gets UNICEF appointment as national ambassador

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has appointed the award-winning Nigerian musician, producer and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo, as its National Ambassador. UNICEF Nigeria Representative, Peter Hawkins, announced the appointment in a statement made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Wednesday. Hawkins said that the appointment made the celebrated artist UNICEF Nigeria’s first National Ambassador in [...]

By |2020-05-28T11:13:17+01:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments