We are pleased to present to you the top 6 educational gist that happened on Thursday 23rd April 2020.
1. ASUU Salaries: Use of BVN will expose lecturers with multiple jobs – FG
Few days ago, FG approved the payment of February and March salaries but hinted that the payment will be made via Bank Verification Number (BVN).
According to FG, the Use of BVN to pay lecturers will expose lecturers with multiple jobs.
You can see more details HERE.
2. My father reset my brain with beating, when I wanted to drop out of school — Yul Edochie
Yes o! You read that correctly! Some Years ago, Yul Edochie wanted to quit school o. Trust his Father na, Yul Edochie’s brain was sent back to normal with better beating. See the full gist HERE
3. Salary or not, fight against COVID-19 in Nigeria is for all, says ASUU
For some weeks now, ASUU has been giving out hand sanitizers, face-masks and other materials to help curtail the spread of the virus
Despite not getting their salary, the body has reiterated that they will show their full support in combating the deadly coronavirus (Covid-19).
You can read full details HERE.
4. Embrace technology to deepen knowledge, LASU VC tells staff
Professor Fagbohun, the vice chancellor of Lagos State University has called on the University staff to embrace technology.
According to the VC, you can not be complacent with being knowledgeable in one field.
You can read the full details HERE.
5. UNIBEN directs compulsory use of face masks
The management of University of benin (UNIBEN) has directed all staff and students of the Institution to make sure they wear face masks if they are within the school premises. You can read details HERE.
6. Minister of Education loses mum
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has lost his mum. She is is survived by six children – three males and three females.
7. Federal Varsity In Jigawa Commences Clinical Trial Of Plant-Based COVID-19 Medicine
Federal University Dutse (FUD) has commenced the clinical trial of Plant Based Covid-19 medicine. We really hope this turns out successful.
You can read full details HERE.
8. Rivers to re-open tertiary institutions for online studies
The government of Rivers has stated that they will reopen tertiary institutions in the state for online (virtual) classes.
According to the State Commissioner of Education, this is in compliance to the Ministry of Education directive. You can see more HERE.
9. FG grants Nigerian students, free subscription to e-learning
The Federal Government has granted Nigerian students free subscription to e-learning through some selected sites in partnership with MTN, AIRTEL AND GLO networks.
You can READ MORE DETAILS HERE.
10. COVID-19 Bauchi bans Almajiri schools
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has banned the almajiri system of quaranic education and religious gathering in the state.
The Governor also imposed a ban on motorcycle operations in the state as part of measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
You can read full details HERE
Those are the headlines we consider TOP for both Thursday and Friday. You are free to comment on any of them!
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