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UPDATE: UNILAG Appoints Prof Soyombo as Acting VC
UPDATE: UNILAG Appoints Prof Soyombo as ...

UPDATE: UNILAG Appoints Prof Soyombo as Acting VC

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) Governing Council has appointed Professor Theophilus Soyombo as the Vice Chancellor (VC) in acting capacity. This development was announced by Registrar/Secretary to the Council, Oladejo Azeez who said the appointment was made at a meeting in Abuja on... read more »

NDDC Issues Senator Two weeks Ultimatum to Refund N2.5bn for Failed Contracts
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NDDC Issues Senator Two weeks Ultimatum to Refund N2.5bn for Failed Contrac...

Case pending before two courts, letter has not reached me – Nwaoboshi The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has hit back at the Nigerian Senate, asking Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger-Delta, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, to refund N2.5n for contracts his companies failed to deliver. The... read more »

FG Extends Phase Two Lockdown by Four Weeks, Retains 10pm Curfew
FG Extends Phase Two Lockdown by Four We...

FG Extends Phase Two Lockdown by Four Weeks, Retains 10pm Curfew

President Muhammadu Buhari has ratified the extension of the phase two lockdown measures in response to COVID-19 by another four weeks. This implies that all guidelines introduced to curb the spread of the virus under the second phase of the relaxed lockdown which took effect on June 1 will remain... read more »

Edo Poll Update: Idiaye Impeached as Edo Assembly Deputy Speaker
Edo Poll Update: Idiaye Impeached as Edo...

Edo Poll Update: Idiaye Impeached as Edo Assembly Deputy Speaker

Yekini Idiaye, Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly has been impeached. He was relieved of his position on Wednesday during a plenary of the Assembly in the capital city of Benin. Roland Asoro, the member representing Orhionmwon II Constituency, was elected as the new Deputy Speaker of... read more »

Africa, World Risk ‘Generational Catastrophe’ on Education, UN cautions
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Africa, World Risk ‘Generational Catastrophe’ on Education, UN cautions

The United Nations (UN) cautions that Africa and the rest of the world could witness a “generational catastrophe” due to the closure of schools around the world amid the COVID-19 scare. This was disclosed by U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in a communique. Reports suggest as at... read more »

Enugu State’s Civil Servants to Resume Work August 3 -Governor Ugwuanyi

Enugu State’s Civil Servants to Resume Work August 3 -Governor Ugwuanyi

The Governor Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has asked all civil servants in the state to resume work on Monday, August 3, 2020. The directive was contained in a statement by the Secretary to... read more »

Ogun plans August 14 Worship Centres Reopening, Schools to Resume August 4

Ogun plans August 14 Worship Centres Reopening, Schools to Resume August 4

The Ogun state Government plans a conditional approval for reopening of places of worship  across the state from August 14, 2020 in absolute compliance to COVID-19 safety guidelines. The... read more »

FG Announces Dates for NECO, NABTEB, National Common Entrance Examinations

FG Announces Dates for NECO, NABTEB, National Common Entrance Examinations

The Federal Government of Nigeria has said that the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) organised by the National Examination Council (NECO) will start on October 5 and... read more »

Rescind Your Decision on 2020 WASSCE - Reps Ask FG

Rescind Your Decision on 2020 WASSCE – Reps Ask FG

Nigeria’s House of Representatives have asked the Federal Government to reconsider its position on the cancellation of the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination... read more »

School Resumption: Nigerian Government to Commence Disinfection of School on July 7 - Muhammad Mahmood

School Resumption: Nigerian Government to Commence Disinfection o...

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced plans to commence disinfection of schools across the federation from June 7, 2020 in preparation for the resumption of school after protracted COVID-19... read more »