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Oyo begins oral interview for 7,000 TESCOM applicants

…says successful candidates to receive employment letters before the end of November The government of Oyo State, on Monday, kickstarted the oral interview exercise for some 7,000 applicants who scored 50 percent and above in the Computer Based Test (CBT) conducted by the state’s Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM). The chairman of TESCOM, Pastor Akinade Alamu,…

Southern Kaduna to get first private University

As construction of facilities progresses at the proposed NOK University, the first of its kind in the Southern part of Kaduna, the Founder, Chief Anthony Hassan, has disclosed that the University when completed, will prioritize science-related courses like Engineering, Medicine, and Environmental Sciences, in order to equip graduates with skills This is was as NOK…

Ebonyi Govt. to re-open schools on Oct. 5

The Ebonyi Government has announced that it will re-open schools in the state on Oct. 5, 2020 with the exception of kindergarten and crèches. The Commissioner for Education, Dr Onyebuchi Chima, announced the plan on Thursday while briefing newsmen at the end of the state’s Executive Council meeting in Abakaliki. Chima described the executive council…

UNILAG Crisis: Visitation Panel Submits Report To FG

The Special Visitation Panel set up by the Federal Government to investigate the management crisis rocking the University of Lagos has submitted the report of its findings. The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, received the report on behalf of the Federal Government in Abuja on Thursday. He said the recommendations of the panel will…

BREAKING: Babalakin resigns as UNILAG Pro-Chancellor

The Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin(SAN), has resigned following alleged disagreement with the Federal Government on the Visitation Panel sent to the university. He said there were too many vested interests in UNILAG matter, who were not approaching the issues objectively. But he said it has come to a stage he…

Benue Govt Cancels 3rd Term, Sets Sept 21st As Resumption Date

The Benue state government has canceled the third term for primary and secondary school’s curriculum for the 2019/2020 academic session, due to the COVID-19 lockdown, directing schools to compute first and seconds term results for promotion of students to the next class. Commissioner for education, Professor Dennis Ityavyar disclosed this on Tuesday while briefing journalist…

COVID-19: Ekiti primary, secondary schools reopen September 21

….. TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS TO RESUME OCT 2 Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has announced September 21 date for reopening of primary and secondary schools in the state, ending months of school closure occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr. Fayemi who disclosed this in a state-wide broadcast on Sunday evening also directed that  tertiary institutions…

Oyo Govt releases calendar for school resumption

The Oyo State government, on Monday, announced September 21, 2020 as the beginning of the 2020/2021 academic session for primary and secondary schools in the state. It will be recalled that the new calendar was approved on July 21 at a meeting of the State Executive Council, to guide resumption of schools and other associated…

Four Ibadan indigenes, 12 others in race to become UI VC

Four indigenes of Ibadan are among 16 applicants for the post of Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan (UI). They are Professors Aderemi Raji-Oyelade, Oluwabunmi Olapade-Olaopa, Kayode Adebowale and Kolapo Amzat. Their candidature is a boost to the campaign by the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) for an indigene to be appointed the…

Katsina bars higher institutions from reopening

Katsina has directed tertiary institutions in the state not to reopen as part of measures aimed at checkmating further spike of the coronavirus pandemic Commissioner for Information, Abdulakarim Sirika, announced this to newsmen at a briefing on latest developments on the war against COVID-19. He said: ”The institutions have students from different parts of the…

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