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Kaduna varsity to reopen Jan. 29 — registrar

The Kaduna State University (KASU) will resume academic activities on Jan. 29, says its Registrar, Mr Samuel Manshop. Manshop said this in a statement in Kaduna on Wednesday. He said that the decision followed Kaduna State government’s approval for tertiary institutions in the state to reopen from Jan. 25. “The management of the Kaduna State…

UNILAG releases details for 2021 Post-UTME exams

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has shared some details of this year’s post-UTME examinations. According to Ogundipe, the university is getting set for a non-physical post-UTME test. Speaking with NAN, he confirmed that the exams will be conducted from 15th to 23rd of February, 2021. Ogundipe also noted that candidates…

Schools In Edo To Resume February 1

The Edo State COVID-19 response team has announced that schools in the state will now resume on February 1. The permanent secretary, Edo State Ministry of Health disclosed this during a chat with journalists in Benin City, the Edo State capital. The minister noted that Federal schools in the state that have resumed will be…

Out-of-school kids now 6.9m, says Fed Govt

The Federal Government on Thursday said Nigeria’s out-of-school-children have dropped to 6.946 million, from 10.1 million. The government claimed that 3,247,590 children who were not in school were enrolled within a year and seven months due to several activities undertaken by the Federal Ministry of Education. Although the government did not state the activities it…

LAUTECH Ownership: Oyo To Pay ₦8bn To Osun In Three Years

Following the agreement reached by Oyo and Osun states on the ownership status of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), the Oyo state government, says a sum of ₦8 billion would be paid as an asset sharing agreement to Osun State over a period of three years. The approval, which was conveyed by the Commissioner…

OAU Announces Resumption Date, Cancels 2020/2021 Academic Session

The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University have announced the resumption date for the continuation of the 2019/2020 academic session, nearly 10 months after activities were suspended. The decision which was contained in a statement on Tuesday by the registrar, Mrs M. I. Omosule, was said to have been reached after a meeting of the…

COVID-19: We didn’t support school resumption – Buhari govt

The Nigerian Government has said it was not in support of the resumption of schools on Monday, January 18, 2021. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu said this during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID-19, on Monday. Adamu said the government did not agree with the states on the resumption date,…

‘Arson’ Destroys Four UNICEF Schools In Rohingya Camps

Four UNICEF schools for Rohingya children in refugee camps in Bangladesh have been destroyed in a fire, officials said Tuesday, with the UN children’s agency calling it arson. It was unclear who might attack the schools, which were empty at the time, but the security situation in the camps housing around a million people has…

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