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Breaking: Lagos shuts schools, orders students to stay at home over...

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State
The Lagos State government has ordered all schools in the state to close while also ordering all pupils and students to stay at home. The state government, in a statement by Kayode Abayomi, Head, Public Affairs, State Ministry of Education, gave the directive following the continued #EndSARS protest.

We won’t call off ASUU Strike – Ogunyemi, ASUU president

The National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Abiodun Ogunyemi, has maintained that the commission will not call of the strike embarked upon by ASUU any time soon unless the Federal Government meets their demands.

10 Unilorin students collapse during examination

Unilorin main gate
There was confusion at the University of Ilorin in Kwara State on Friday as no fewer than 10 students fainted during their examination.

Obaseki congratulates Edo-born author, Irenosen Okojie, winner of AKO Caine Prize...

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed Irenosen Okojie, an indigene of Edo State, for winning the 2020 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing with her short story, ‘Grace Jones’, from Nudibranch, a collection of short stories published by Dialogue Books (2019).

Abia Assembly halts fee collection from fresh students by ABSU

Speaker
The Abia State House of Assembly has ordered the immediate suspension of fees charged fresh students by the Abia State University (ABSU), noting that the fees did not reflect the current dire economic situation of the country.

Abia state student, Emmanuel wins Wole Soyinka National Essay competition

Master Hawkins-Ogelle Emmanuel of Jomeg School Umuahia who won the 8th edition of the annual Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange Project, WSICE 2017, held at Abeokuta, Ogun State, has presented his award and trophy to the Abia State Government through the state Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu.

Group commends FG over smooth take-off of Maritime varsity, Okerenkoko

THE Niger Delta Indigenous Movement For Radical Change has hailed the Federal Government for the smooth take off of the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko Gbaramatu kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State.

Tertiary education: FG releases N16.8bn to settle outstanding arrears

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The Federal Government has released N16.8 billion to settle outstanding salary arrears of staff in the country’s tertiary institutions.

Atiku: Education still key to unlocking Nigeria’s potential

Atiku Abubakar
Former Vice President and founder of American University of Nigeria (AUN), Atiku Abubakar, has said that education is the master key that will unlock the huge potential in Nigeria and set her on the path to full socio-economic development.

Unilag students on the run as management begins testing them for...

UNILAG
Hard Drugs: Unilag students on the run as management begins testing