Umahi announces reopening date for schools in Ebonyi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state Sunday relapsed some Covid-19 restrictions on public gathering.Umahi who had assented the state bill on Coronavirus and other Dangerous Infectious Diseases and Related Matters Law 005 of 2020 and other relevant Laws, and subject to the NCDC COVID-19 Protocols and other directives of the Presidential Task on COVID-19,  issued a…

LASG releases 2020/2021 Academic session calendar

The Lagos State Ministry of Education, Office of Education Quality Assurance has released the approved Lagos State school calendar for year 2020/2021 session. According to the time table, both public and private schools below tertiary level will resume First Term academic activities on Monday 21st September, 2020 while the term runs through Friday 18th December,…

Ibadan poly sacks lecturer over ‘sexual act’

The Governing Council of The Polytechnic Ibadan on Saturday announced the immediate sack of a lecturer with the institution Mr. Ajadi Ojo Omotosho. Before the termination of his appointment, Omotosho was a lecturer in the department of Urban and Regional Planning in the institution and was alleged of sexual act. According to a letter signed by the…

Lagos releases 2020/2021 academic session calendar as schools reopen Sept. 21

Following the announcement to reopen schools in the state, the Lagos State government, through the state’s Ministry of Education, Office of Education Quality Assurance Saturday released the approved school calendar for the 2020/2021 school year.     The Federal Government ordered the closure of all educational institutions in the country in March following the outbreak…

UNILAG crisis: Adaralegbe, another governing council member, resigns

Following Thursday’s unexpected resignation of Wale Babalakin , a senior advocate of Nigeria, as pro-chancellor and chairman of the Governing Council of the University of Lagos, Akoka, another external member of the council, Bayo Adaralegbe, has tendered his resignation letter. Adaralegbe, a lawyer and partner at Babalakin and Company, a law chamber founded by Babalakin,…

Ebonyi Govt approves October 5th for Schools resumption

From. Clement Oko (Abakaliki) Ebonyi State Government on Thursday approved 5th October 2020 for the re-opening of all schools in the State comprising primary, secondary and tertiary institutions. The State Commissioner for Education Dr Onyebuchi Chima, made the disclosure at the Government  House Abakaliki the capital city while briefing newsmen at the end of the…

COVID-19: Plateau to reopen schools end of October

Plateau State Governor and Chairman Northern Governors Forum Barr Simon Lalong has disclosed that the state hopes to re-open schools by the end of October. He said the biggest challenge remains the lack of compliance to guidelines and protocols, denials and resistance to contact tracing and testing by some individuals in the state. Lalong disclosed…

School resumption: ‘Ebonyi public schools will be worst hit’

As Umahi reopens schools on October 5 By Peter Okutu A Non-Governmental Organisation, Technology for Transformative Development (TTD), Friday stressed that Ebonyi State’s Public Schools might be the worst hit in terms of learning as it was unable to take advantage of digital solution to learning. The Executive Director of Technology for Transformative Development (TTD),…