Monday Top Educational News in Nigeria (27/04/20)
1. We’re not against online teaching — Lagos govt
The Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, says the state government is not against the online teaching initiative adopted by most private schools. You can read the full details HERE.
2. Wike orders immediate deportation of almajiris from Rivers, considers total lockdown
In more measures to curb the spread of coronavirus in Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike, has ordered the immediate deportation of Almajiris and other street beggars from the state with immediate effect.
You can read the full details HERE
3. Payment of salaries: We’re hopeful government will waive BVN condition ― ASUU
Remember that in our post yesterday, we announced that FG said they will pay lecturers salary though their BVN. According to FG, theis will help them fish-out lecturers with multiple jobs.
Well, ASUU is not buying this new method. Yesterday The Union’s National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said the union is hopeful of government waiving the submission of BVN before their withheld February and March 2020 salaries are paid. You can read the full details HERE
You should also check out: I’ve told minister that lecturers won’t submit BVN for salary payment, says ASUU president
4. E-learning: Credit goes to LASU ASUU-says VC
Last week, LASU introduced the e-learning for students of the institution. Yesterday, the Vice-Chancellor of the University said the lecturers of the University should be praised for the e-learning development. You can read the full details HERE.
5. 40-year-old COVID-19 patient gives birth at LUTH
The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, has announced the delivery of a baby girl by a COVID-19 patient. You can read the full details HERE
6. FG appoints Unilorin Director, VC Federal Agric varsity, Zuru
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a former Director of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin), Prof. Musa Ahmed, as the Vice-Chancellor of the newly established Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi State. You can read the full details HERE.
7. Interview: IT Careers in Nigeria
IT courses is one of the most rewarded carrier in Nigeria. If you have an IT skill, then you will surely be comfortable. Today, we want to share with you the interview with Chief Operating Officer at Delon Apps Nigeria.
In the interview he will discuss everything you need to know about IT carriers in Nigeria. You can CLICK HERE to read the interview
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