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UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS APPOINTS FIRST FEMALE VICE-CHANCELLOR

The Senate of the University Of Lagos, has elected Mrs Folasade Ogunsola, as the institution’s acting vice-chancellor. She is the first female to be appointed in the history of the 58-year-old ivory institution. Mrs Ogunsola, a professor of medical microbiology and first child of Nigeria’s first professor of Geography, Akin …

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FG PANEL TO INTERVENE INTO UNILAG LEADERSHIP CRISIS

The Federal Government has directed Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, who was removed from his position as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and Chairman of the Varsity’s Governing Council Mr. Wale Babalakin to step aside to allow probe. The Press Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education Mr. Ben Bem Goong stated …

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JOINT ADMISSIONS AND MATRICULATION BOARD SUSPENDS SCREENING EXERCISE

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has shifted the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) screening for the 2020 admission processes till September 7th in universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in the country. The Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, made this known after a consultative virtual meeting with Vice Chancellors, …

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JAMB CONSIDERS CHANGE OF DATE FOR COMMENCEMENT OF ADMISSIONS

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it is considering a new date for the commencement of the 2020 admission processes from the earlier announced date of Aug 22nd. The board disclosed this in its weekly bulletin made available to journalists in Abuja. According to the Board, it will …

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FCT SCHOOLS IN COMPLIANCE WITH COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS

There has been a sustained level of compliance with COVID-19 guidelines by schools in the FCT as students in exit classes resumed for exams. Our correspondent Sobura Usman, who visited some schools in the Territory reports that both teachers and students abided by the sanitary practice of handwashing, use of …

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W.A.E.C RELEASES 2020 EXAMINATIONS TIMETABLE

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the timetable for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. In a statement issued to newsmen by the WAEC’s spokesperson, Mr. Demianus Ojijeogu stated that the examinations will begin from August 17 through September 12, 2020. The statement urges the candidates …

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UNITY COLLEGES ARE READY TO REOPEN- MR CHUKWUEMEKA NWAJIUBA

Minister of State for Education has announced that all the 104 Unity Colleges are ready to open their gates to exit classes tomorrow 4th August 2020. The minister, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba made the announcement on the preparedness of the Unity Colleges at a meeting with Honourable Commissioners of Education of the …

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FCTA CONCLUDES PLANS FOR ENROLMENT DATA

        The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has concluded plans for intensive enrolment data collection of schools in the territory. The FCTA, through its Education Management Information Service (EMIS) Committee of the FCT Education Secretariat, will as soon as schools resume commence the 2018/2019 census exercise in …

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT NOT GIVING UP ON LEAH SHARIBU

    The Federal Government has said that it is not giving up its moves on negotiating for the release of Leah Sharibu, stating that she is still alive. Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media, and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said the Buhari administration was still in talks with her …

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PRESIDENT BUHARI COMMISSIONS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE AT ABU ZARIA

By Akin Ajibola President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration will not rest in its commitments to provide quality education and channel more resources to the educational sector, as a means of enhancing a conducive learning environment in the Nigerian educational system. The President made the promise at …

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