Education

School Managers Should Ensure No Child Catches COVID-19 — Okechukwu

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Chairman Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Basic Education, Hon. Ejike Okechukwu, has stressed the need for school managers and other stakeholders in the education sector across the country to ensure no child catches COVID-19. Okechukwu, who described school reopening across the country as a timely intervention by the federal government, said it was vital ...

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Victimisation Of Teachers: Anambra Basic Education Commissioner, ASUBEB Chairman, Others Under Fire

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Report of the House of Assembly Committee on Public Petitions, headed by the lawmaker representing Orumba-North state constiuency, Hon. Emeka Aforka, was the crux of the matter during the committee of the whole as lawmakers deliberated on the flagrant disregard of Governor Willie Obiano’s standing order by authorities in the state education sector. Aforka who presented a ...

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Christ The Redeemer College Alumni Hold Annual Andrew And Christiana Ozigbo Excellence Awards

It was a unique celebration of excellence and a display of camaraderie at the annual Andrew and Christiana Excellence Awards, hosted by the old students association of Christ The Redeemer College, Amesi, Anambra State on Sunday, August 2, 2020. The awards were instituted in 2016 by an alumnus of the school, Valentine Ozigbo, who is the immediate past President and ...

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Lagos Intensifies Fumigation Of Public Schools Ahead Of Resumption

Preparatory to the planned resumption of terminal secondary school classes, the Lagos State Government has intensified the periodic fumigation/decontamination of all public secondary schools in the state. A schedule released by the Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Mrs Aderonke Odeneye, on Saturday stated that the majority of the public secondary schools in the six educational districts had been reached. ...

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Sanwo-Olu Approves Appointment Of New Members Of Governing Councils For Lagos Tertiary Institutions

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the appointment of Chairmen and Governing Council members for four State-owned Tertiary Institutions: Lagos State University (LASU), Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Lagos State Polytechnic and Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED). In a statement signed by the Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri- Okunola, the Governor said ...

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FG Releases Dates For 2020 Common Entrance, NECO Exams

The Federal Government says this year’s National Common Entrance Examination organised by the National Examination Council will hold on October 17. In a statement signed by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Goong, the ministry said the Basic Education Certificate Examinations for JSS 3 pupils also organised by NECO would commence August 24 and end ...

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Only SSS3 Students Will Resume In Lagos, Ogun

Only pupils in Senior Secondary School (SSS) 3 class will resume to sit for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in Lagos and Ogun, the states said on Tuesday. The Federal Government on Monday said the examination would begin on August 17 and that schools could reopen on August 4 so pupils could revise for two weeks. Lagos ...

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WASSCE Starts August 17, As Schools Resume For Final-Year Students

The Federal Government says the 2020 West African Examination Council (WAEC) examination will commence on August 17, 2020. This was part of the decisions taken at the end of a virtual consultative meeting between the Federal Ministry of Education, Commissioners of Education of the 36 states, the Nigerian Union of Teachers, (NUT), the proprietors of private schools and Chief Executives ...

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Osinbajo Admonishes Young Nigerians To Make Best Use Of COVID-19 Opportunities

As the world grapples with the fallouts of the COVID-19 pandemic, young Nigerians should seize opportunities of the moment to change the course of human history, do things never done before and become problem solvers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. The Vice President stated this on Saturday at the virtual valedictory service for graduating students of Edgewood College, ...

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Shut Down All Schools Until 2021, ASUU Tells FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has expressed support for the decision of the Federal Government to stop Senior Secondary School 3 pupils from partaking in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination earlier scheduled to commence on August 4. The union advised the government to shut down schools until 2021 to ensure adequate preparations, citing the case in some ...

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