BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu orders an immediate dissolution of LASU Governing Council

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has dissolved the Lagos State University Governing Council with immediate effect. This was contained in a statement on Friday signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy in the state, Gbenga Omotoso. The statement titled, ‘Sanwo-Olu Dissolves Lasu Governing Council’ partly read, “The Governor of Lagos State and the Visitor […]

WAEC Postpones May/June WASSCE, Reactions Trails

There have been mixed reactions from parents and candidates, since The West African Examinations Council , WAEC, said on Tuesday that its 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination,WASSCE, for school candidates, earlier scheduled for May/June, might not hold. Some of the parents and candidates, who spoke with Gistongist said WAEC would have left it […]

School Resumption: Lagos Commissioner For Education Warns About Covid-19 Protocols

Sequel to the approval of the Lagos State Government that private and public schools should resume on the 18th of January, 2020, the state’s Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folashade Adefisayo warns about Covid-19.   In a statement issued to Gistongist, the Commissioner stated that the resumption is not a declaration of freedom from the deadly […]

College of Fisheries And Marine Technology Matriculates 360 Students

The Federal College of Fishery and Marine Technology will consistently work towards addressing the manpower requirement in the Nigerian Fisheries sector through proper education and training of young Nigerians.   This was the submission of the newly inaugurated Provost of College of Fisheries and Marine Technology Dr. Paul Onuoha at the matriculation of fresh students […]

Invest In Education To Save Nigeria’s Future – Stakeholder

Government at all levels have been reminded of the need to invest on all tiers of the country’s Education system, so as to improve the condition of teaching and learning.   This was the thrust of the message of Mr.Saheed Animashaun during his pen down ceremony, (retirement) from active service under the employment of the Ogun […]

FG To Exempt ASUU From IPPIS

The Federal Government has agreed to pay the salaries of members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) using a different mode of payment other than the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, said this while addressing newsmen at the end of a closed-door meeting […]

WAEC Issues Apology To Ekiti State Over Result

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has issued an apology to the government of of Ekiti State following the delay in the release of students in the state. Rumours had suggested that the results were delayed due to the the state government owing debts but now the body has rebuffed the news that it has […]

World Bank Pledges Support For Nigeria’s Health And Education Sectors

The World Bank Group has pledged its support to strengthening Nigeria’s health and education sectors. The President, World Bank Group, David Malpass, said this during a press briefing at the 2020 annual general meeting on Thursday. He said, “For Nigeria, the vital steps are to strengthen the health system and the education system, and we […]

Reopened Schools Will Be Safe – Osun

The Osun State Government has assured indigenes that the proposed reopening of schools will be safe for all involved stakeholders in the state. While speaking on a program on Rave FM, Osogbo, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr Jamiu Olawumi, said new academic session would commence on November 9, 2020. He said, “We […]

NECO Announce Examination Dates

The date and guidelines for the 2020 National Examinations Council (NECO) has been released according to a statement by Prof Godswill Obioma, the NECO Registrar/Chief Executive on Tuesday. The statement read in part, “NECO SSCE will take place on Monday 5th October 2020 to Wednesday 18th November 2020 while NECO NCEE for admission of JSS1 […]