Lagos State Governor announces dates for school resumption

The Lagos State Government has announced the reopening of schools for students in “transitional classes. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, who made this known in a live broadcast, directed students in Basic Six, JSS 3 and SS3 to resume on August 3rd, 2020. According to him, “Only students in transitional …

Ten private schools sealed for holding lessons

Ten private schools have been put under lock by the Lagos State Government for flouting the closure order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, especially among the students. The Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Lagos State, Mrs. Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, who led the Monitoring and Investigation team of the office, …

COVID- 19: FG finally clears air on reopening of schools

The Nigerian Government has cleared the air on the reported move to reopen schools amid the continuous spread of coronavirus pandemic. Emeka Nwajiuba, Minister of State for Education, on Wednesday said that the Federal Government was making plans for students in exit classes to write their respective final exams contrary …

JAMB confirms 2020 UTME result notification is ready

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Sunday, announced that the result notification for candidates that sat for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is ready. This was confirmed in JAMB’s weekly bulletin by its Head of Media and Information, Fabian Benjamin. He said the results which had earlier …

Update on reopening of schools, see 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 Nwajinba, disclosed that federal government was considering morning and afternoon classes when it reopens schools across the country. Nwajinba made the disclosure while speaking at the daily press briefing of …

COVID- 19: Nigerian Govt orders closure of schools

Federal Government, on Thursday ordered the closure of all the 104 Unity Schools in the country from March 26 in order to prevent the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr. Sonny Echono who gave the order through the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu …

ASUU strike: Nigerian Govt vows ‘no work, no pay’

The Federal Government has said the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)’s two-week warning strike is illegal. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, stated this while speaking with State House correspondents at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday. The FEC meeting was presided …