Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Save Students, Staff Plying Ogbomoso-Oyo Road – Vice Chancellor Tasks Buhari, Makinde

The Vice-Chancellor of Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Professor Timothy Adebayo has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to save students and staff of the university plying the Ogbomoso-Oyo road. The Vice Chancellor noted that this is necessary to reduce the suffering of staff and students and other road users. Adebayo, who...

FG Orders Reopening Of Unity Schools

The Federal Government has ordered unity schools in the country,  earlier closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, to reopen on October 12th, 2020.  Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, announced the reopening of the learning centres on Friday in Abuja, during a news conference and explained that the decision was reached after due consultations with...

Ajayi Crowther University Appoints Timothy Adebayo As New VC As Bishop Asaju Bows Out

Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo, has appointed Prof. Timothy Adebayo as the new Vice-Chancellor to succeed Prof. Dapo Asaju. Legal luminary and the Pro-chancellor of Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), unveiled the new vice-chancellor on Thursday 17th September, 2020 in Oyo. Olanipekun made the announcement during the university’s council meeting held at the...

Ogun Govt Announces Automatic Promotion For Students, Fixes Resumption Date

All students except those in tertiary institutions have been given an automatic promotion to the next class by the Ogun State Government which announced September 21 for the reopening of schools in the state for the first term of 2020/2021 session. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Kunle Somorin, made the announcement in a...

Ajayi Crowther University Signs MOU With Federal School Of Surveying

  Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with  Federal School of Surveying, Oyo , to offer a degree programme in Surveying and Geo-Informatics. The Vice-Chancellor, Rt. Rev. Professor Dapo Asaju, stated while signing the document, that it was important that both institutions should collaborate being neighbours. Both institutions are the oldest...

School Resumption: Bear With Us A Little More, Education Minister Tells Students

The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba wants students to exercise more patience as Nigeria mulls the reopening of schools after months of forced closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Nwajiuba who praised the students for their patience since schools were shut down in the country,  gave an assurance that the Federal Ministry of...

NECO Officials To Swear Oath Of Allegiance Before Taking Part In Exams – Registrar

The National Examination Council, NECO, has disclosed that it is now compulsory for all examination officials to swear an oath of allegiance before participating in its forthcoming examinations. The Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the examination body, Prof. Godswill Obioma disclosed this during a press briefing to unveil the examination time table for the...

JAMB Announces Date For Polytechnics, University Post-UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) screening for the 2020 admission processes will now begin not earlier than 7 September, 2020 in universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in the country. The board said the shift in the date of the admission process from the earlier announced 21 August,...

2020 WASSCE: Why Students May Record Mass Failure

Based on the short period given to schools to prepare their students for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), stakeholders are jittery, expressing great concern over the likely performance of the students. They are worried that their results may be the worst ever recorded. The examination is scheduled to commence on Monday, August...

FG, ASUU Set to Resume Negotiations to End Strike

Strong indications emerged at the weekend that the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will soon resume negotiations to end the four-month strike by lecturers. Our correspondent's investigations revealed that both sides are making moves to restart discussions that were abandoned following the disagreement over the introduction of the Integrated Payroll...

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