A JSS 1 student of the Dennis Memorial Grammar School Onitsha has died after one of his classmates reportedly threw a stone at him yesterday Tuesday February 19th. Facebook user, Mizta Nnamdi, who shared the sad news on his facebook page, said the deceased was a super intelligent student. Read what he wrote below
This followed the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. A statement issued on Saturday by Mrs. Ronke Soyombo, Director General, Education Quality Assurance, said “I have the directive of Her Excellency, the Deputy Governor of Lagos State to inform all Lagos State school’s stakeholders and the general public that the state government has been compelled by the change in election dates to further review the 2018/19 school academic calendar as stated below:
ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said this yesterday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Ogunyemi was reacting to the allegation that some vice-chancellors have been intimidating lecturers in their institution and have ordered them back to the classroom, while some have reportedly commenced examinations. According to him, the union may be preparing for a confrontation with some of the vice-chancellors that have defaulted and failed to cooperate.
Bowen University in Iwo, Osun State, has announced the expulsion of 29 students from the institution. The university also placed 26 others on indefinite suspension, according to a statement signed by the institution’s Registrar, Dr Kayode Ogunleye. The statement, published on January 3 on the school’s website, contained the names and matriculation numbers of the expelled and suspended students.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it has not been briefed on the alleged payment of N15.89 billion to universities by the Federal Government, two months after it embarked on strike. The union’s National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, disclosed this in an interview on Wednesday in Lagos.