TOP EDUCATIONAL NEWS: Good morning dear readers, in this article, we will be sharing with you the latest happening in Nigeria, that is government decisions on school reopening for the 2021/2022 academic session.

  1. All Public schools in Nigeria still not permitted to reopen — ASUU insists 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in a statement decried that the Federal Government or the State governments have put anything in order to suggest that the protocols they reel out as control measures against coronavirus will be adhered to in their own schools.

  1. Reopening: What will happen to final-year students of private varsities?

The Nigerian Government’s decision to reopen schools for students in exit classes and allow the country to participate in this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) is a welcome development...Read More

  1. WAEC: Abia govt announces resumption date for students

The Government of Abia State has tentatively fixed August 10, 2020, for reopening of schools to enable students in exit classes prepare and write relevant examinations. The decision to reopen schools for graduating students was reached after a Stakeholders meeting, which was held by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu at Michael Okpara Auditorium of Government House Umuahia on Thursday...Read More

  1. WASSCE: Lagos makes approval mandatory for private schools  

The Lagos State government has made it mandatory for all private secondary schools in the state whose students would be sitting for the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) being conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) to secure approval before reopening...Read More

  1. UI mourns student who died after falling into the soap-making machine

FOLLOWING the unfortunate death of a 21-year old 300 level student, Gbadebo Richard, students of European Studies of the University of Ibadan on Monday, the management of the institution has a console with the deceased family...Read More

  1. SSANIP kicks against reopening polytechnics 

The South-West zone of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnics (SSANIP) says it is not safe to reopen polytechnics now. 

However, it would not support the planned resumption of full academic activities in polytechnics until the federal and state government have made sufficient provisions to protect staff and students...Read More

  1. School resumption: Anambra NUT tackles commissioner, says nothing is in place

The Anambra State chapter of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has condemned the attitude of the state Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof Kate Omenugha towards the resumption of schools in the state.

The chairman of the state NUT, comrade Mrs Chizueze Nnonye said: “The commissioner is impunity personified. Her attitude is causing serious confusion and problems in the state education sector. Nothing is in place for the school resumption and no COVID-19 response team in any of the schools.”..Read More

  1. Private school owners fear ‘mass failure’ in WASSCE  

Association of Private School Owners of Nigeria (APSON), on Thursday, expressed fears that there will be ‘mass failure’ of students in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) scheduled to commence on August 17, 2020...Read More

  1. BidaPoly to run more degree programmes in affiliation with IBB varsity

FOLLOWING its success at running degree programmes in affiliation with the Federal University of Technology, Minna, the Federal Polytechnic, Bida, is set to add more degree programmes, this time in affiliation with the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai...Read More

  1. LASPOTECH begins commercial fish farming

The  Lagos  State Polytechnic  (LASPOTECH ) has begun a cage culture pilot project for large-scale fish farming at Agbowa-Ikosi  Beach, Epe  Division of the state where the polytechnic acquired about five acres of aquatic land...Read More

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