COVID-19: Lagos Govt Gives Update On Reopening Of Schools

The Lagos State government has explained that it does not have the authority to unilaterally order the reopening of schools in the State. This was disclosed by the state Commissioner for Education, Folashade Adefisayo during an online programme, ‘Covinspiration show,’ moderated by a United Nations (UN) Youth Ambassador, Dayo Israel in Lagos, while giving scorecard […]

COVID-19: FG Makes Clarifications On Reopening Of Schools

The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has disclosed that the Federal Government is already making plans to reopen schools nationwide but it won’t happen in two weeks as being speculated in some quarters. Speaking during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Thursday, Nwajiuba said there was no exact […]

NASU Plans Warning Strike in Varsities, Polys and Colleges Immediately After Resumption

  The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has complained about the short-payment of its members since February by the Federal Government through the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) and has threatened to begin strike in federal universities, polytechnics and colleges of education once schools resume nationwide. The NASU General Secretary […]

OAU Gets Full Accreditation For Dentistry, Law, Others

  The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-ife has received full accreditation from the National Universities Commission (NUC) h  for all courses in the Faculties of Law, Dentistry, Basic Medical Sciences and Social Sciences. It was gathered that the NUC had in 2018 withdrawn the accreditation for law, dentistry and other programmes at the OAU. In a statement […]

Nollywood Star Actress, Emilia Dike Is Dead

Another Nollywood actress Emilia Dike is dead. She died on Wednesday in Enugu. She just slumped and died, according to Okechukwu Oku, who announced her death. Oku, who is a movie director broke the news on his Instagram page and lamented why death is so cruel taking good people away. “Why is death taking the […]

BREAKING! Fatal Accident On Otedola Bridge

Many people have been feared killed after a tanker collided with a fully loaded commercial bus on Otedola Bridge, Lagos. The accident which occurred about 20 minutes ago at the lane inwards Berger, is said to have caused heavy traffic that stretches beyond the state Secretariat in Alausa. Already, emergency workers are said to be […]

WHO To Review Its Pandemic Handling, Vows Transparency

  The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that he would initiate an independent evaluation of its handling of the coronavirus pandemic at the “earliest appropriate moment” and vowed transparency and accountability. “We all have lessons to learn from the pandemic. Every country and every organisation must examine its response and […]