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Teachers won’t resume without gadgets –NUT

Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT)

The Nigeria Union of Teachers has directed its members not to resume on September 22, 2014 as directed by the Federal Government, until hand gloves, sanitisers, infrared thermometers, running water and soap have been provided in schools. The NUT said that in states where the necessary Ebola training and sensitisation had not been done and […]

LASU students again ‘seal’ Fashola’s office

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LAGOS — Activities at the office of the Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, were yesterday paralyzed by students of Lagos State University External System,LASUES, over alleged fraudulent practices by the school authorities and mass failure by the students. This came barely a month after Fashola reversed the tuition fee for the students to N25,000. However, […]

Ebola and resumption date: Some schools set for Sept 22 resumption —Education Commissioners

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FOLLOWING the insistence by the Federal Government, that the September 22 resumption date for primary and secondary schools in the country would not be extended, several State Ministries of Education have expressed readiness for schools to resume, stressing that adequate measures have been put in place to contain any possible outbreak of the deadly Ebola […]

LAUTECH wins Google 2014 Online Marketing contest

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Prof. Adeniyi Gbadegesin, the Vice-Chancellor, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State, has commended the institution’s team which won the 2014 Google Online Marketing Challenge for Middle East and Africa. He made the commendation on Monday in Ogbomoso when he received the team of LAUTECH undergraduates, and also commended the founding fathers of […]

WARNING: Stay away from Rivers schools, Amaechi tells FG

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THE Rivers State Government has warned the Federal Government to shelve its plans to renovate some of the state-owned schools. The Minister of State for Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, had last week promised that the Federal Government would soon begin to give some schools in the state a facelift. Wike, who made the promise during […]

Schools start Resuming: Rumpus over King’s College resumption on September 14

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AMID protests by stakeholders over the Sept. 22 resumption date for schools in the country as directed by the Federal Government, the King’s College on Sunday asked some of its pupils to resume school, ostensibly for orientation and leadership classes. To contain further spread of the EVD, the Federal Government had ordered all public and […]

Amaechi Vs. Wike: Stay away from Rivers schools – Amaechi tells FG

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THE Rivers State Government has warned the Federal Government to shelve its plans to renovate some of the state-owned schools. The Minister of State for Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, had last week promised that the Federal Government would soon begin to give some schools in the state a facelift. Wike, who made the promise during […]

Schools can reopen – Health Minister

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The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Friday said that there was no reason why schools should not reopen on Sept. 22. Chukwu said this at a media briefing in Lagos. “It is for the commissioners of education to advise the principals, at least for public schools, as well as private schools on when […]

Ebola: Lagos directs schools to resume Sept 22

Fashola gives automatic employment to 200 graduates

The Lagos State Government has directed all schools to resume on September 22 in compliance with the Federal Government’s directive. The government said in a release issued by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Information, Mr. Lateef Raji, in Ikeja on Friday that it thought an upward shift of the date was no longer […]

Lagos schools may not reopen Sept 22, says Fashola

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Despite the Federal Government’s insistence on September 22 resumption date for schools, indications emerged yesterday, that Lagos State Government might not respect the date. Governor Babatunde Fashola gave this hint when he received the Country Representative of the World Health Organization, Mr. Rui Van Gaz who paid him a courtesy visit in his office. According […]

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