Education

NANS: Youth Group Passes Vote Of Confidence On Comr. Chidi Ilogebe

NANS: Youth Group Passes Vote Of Confidence On Comr. Chidi Ilogebe

Youth group under the aegis of Nigerian Students and Youth Association (NISAYA), has passed a vote of confidence on the Chidi Ilogebe led National Executive Council of NANS, describing his exemplary leadership and smooth running of the Association as impressive. The group made their position known in a statement sent to The Whisperer on Tuesday, 24th November, 2020. The statement endorsing Chidi Ilogebe’s Executive was signed by NISAYA’s National President, Comr. Foster Ekenta Obiajulu; National Secretary, Comr. C.N. Michael and National Public Relation Officer, Comr. Oguntola Sunday. The group noted that Comr. Ilogebe has demonstrated uncommon capacity in discharging his…
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ASUU STRIKE: Excitement As ASUU Begins Consultation With Members

ASUU STRIKE: Excitement As ASUU Begins Consultation With Members

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has commenced consultations with all of its members to know whether to call – off or continue with its strike action Its National President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi confirmed this in an interview with our reporter on Saturday. ASUU has been on strike since March this year to press home their demands. A member of ASUU said all the branches, which are over 70, will participate in the decision to either call – off the strike or not. Ogunyemi said: “We are consulting with our organs. When we have new information we will share…
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Breaking News: FG vs ASUU:  Finally FG shifts ground, suspends IPPIS

Breaking News: FG vs ASUU: Finally FG shifts ground, suspends IPPIS

The Federal Government and ASUU met in Abuja on November 20, 2020. The Federal Government has agreed to pay an additional N15 billion as revitalisation fund demanded by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, disclosed this on Friday at a press briefing in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He noted that the money to be paid would make it a total of N35 billion committed as revitalisation fund by the government following the payment of N20 billion earlier. Ngige briefed reporters at the end of a meeting with members of the…
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Panic As Another Covid-19 Case Recorded In Lagos Boarding School.

Panic As Another Covid-19 Case Recorded In Lagos Boarding School.

Lagos State Commissioner of health, Professor  Akin Abayomi Friday announced new incidences of COVID-19 positive cases in another secondary boarding school in the state. Professor Abayomi in a press statement said that a staff of the school tested positive for COVID-19 at the Lagos State Biobank on November 2 after initially receiving first aid for an illness at the school clinic. Mr. Abayomi noted that contact tracing revealed that a student and four contacts of the staff member were positive for COVID-19. “Most of the infected persons are predominantly asymptomatic, while some have mild symptoms,” he said. The commissioner said…
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SAD! Lecturers are hungry, can’t return to classes in empty stomachs – Official

SAD! Lecturers are hungry, can’t return to classes in empty stomachs – Official

The Coordinator of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in the South-South region, Aniekan Brown says members of the union cannot return to classrooms on empty stomach. Brown who is in charge of Abia, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, and Ebonyi states maintained that in the interim, their members have not been paid salaries for periods ranging from four to nine months, and as such, their members will not return to classes until they are paid. Brown disclosed this on Tuesday while addressing journalists in Calabar, Cross River State capital. He said the Federal Government should adopt it recently invented…
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JUST IN: Schools in FCT to resume on October 11

JUST IN: Schools in FCT to resume on October 11

Schools at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja are to reopen  on Sunday, 11th October, 2020 for all boarding students while academic activities will begin on Monday. The FCT Minister, Mallam Muhammad Bello made the announcement while briefing newsmen in Abuja, on Thursday. He said that the guidelines for the reopening of the schools will soon be released and the academic calendar will cover the third term that was left due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He adds that the FCT did not record any case during the reopening of schools for exit classes and is optimistic that officials and pupils…
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BREAKING: Nigerian govt orders school reopening October 12

BREAKING: Nigerian govt orders school reopening October 12

The Federal Government has announced the full reopening of 104 Unity Schools across the country from October 12. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who made the announcement at a press conference, said State Governments and private school owners are at liberty to reopen anytime from the said date. According to him, the reopening should be based on guidelines developed for the safe reopening of schools. He urged the colleges to abide by the COVID-19 protocol guidelines developed to curtail the spread of the virus. The Minister threatened to shut down any school that fails to obey the protocols.
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