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Rugipo announces resumption date with conditions

By Adeboye Ado, Akure  In continuation of the 2019/2020 academic session, Management of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo, on Friday, directed its students to resume. The directive was contained in a circular letter to all members of the polytechnic community, entitled: ‘Resumption of students and commencement of academic activities in the second semester of 2019/2020 academic session’, signed by the institution’s ...

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Ondo Okays Reopening Of Universities

The 2nd of November 2020 has been proposed as the earliest tentative date for the official re-opening of state-owned and private higher institutions in Ondo state. The Precision NG reports that a document released on Monday by the covid-19 taskforce added that federal educational institutions should await further directive from the federal government before reopening. The document stated in part: ...

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UNIBEN graduate who wrote O’level exams 17 times completes NYSC with multiple award

For taking giant strides in his service to the nation and commitment to uplifting the underprivileged, seemingly hopeless and vulnerable in the society, the 2018 graduate of Mass Communication from University of Benin (UNIBEN), Emmanuel Oluwasayomi Ahmadu, popularly known as Mr Voiceover, has been bestowed with numerous outstanding awards following his impacts during his service year in Kwara State and ...

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JAMB announces date for commencement of admissions for 2020/2021 session

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved August 21 for tertiary institutions to commence first and second choice admission for the 2020/2021 session. This was contained in the 2020 admission guidelines signed by JAMB’s Registrar, Is-haq Oloyede, on Sunday The board warned institutions not to bypass the Central Admission Processing System CAPS), through which admissions must be conducted. ...

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COVID-19: FG gives reasons for reopening of schools for graduating students

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, on Wednesday, said that the West Africa Examination Council, WAEC, timetable is not determined by Nigeria. The PTF Coordinator, Dr. Sani Aliyu, while speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, stated that the Federal Government will not want a spill-over in the nation’s academic calendar which will end up affecting graduating students. ...

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PTI Effurun Post-UTME 2020: Cut-off Mark, Screening Date, Eligibility and Registration Details⚖️

👉🏻PTI Post-UTME form, cut-off mark, eligibility, screening date, deadline and registration details for the 2020/2021 Academic Session have been announced. Cut off mark is 120. Screening Date is August 8th, 2020. Deadline is July 31st, 2020. See full details on registration below; ➡️This is to inform all candidates that sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that:👇🏻 All candidates ...

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UNICAL Post-UTME/DE 2020: Cut-off Mark, Eligibility and Registration Details

UNICAL Post-UTME/DE Form, cut-off mark, screening date and eligibility for the 2020/2021 academic session has been announced. UNICAL cut-off mark is 160. Registration begins June 29th, 2020. Deadline is July 29th, 2020. Application cost is N2000. See the full details below; We make this announcement for the benefit of all Direct Entry and UME candidates who scored 160 and above ...

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RUGIPO: Management Clears Air Over Allegation of Sacking Staff

The management of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, says the report that the polytechnic was planning to retire staffers who had turned 60 years old in December 2019 was untrue. This was contained in rejoinder signed by Mr. Samuel Ojo, the Public Relations Officer(PRO) of the institution, and made available to Daily Independent on Sunday in Akure, the state ...

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COVID-19: ASUU takes position on reopening of schools, warns FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has warned the federal government against reopening of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU National President, in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota, Ogun said the Federal Government needs to address the challenges of the education sector before it can reopen schools. Ogunyemi urged the ...

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FG asks Pry 6, JSS3, SSS3 students to resume

The Federal Government on Monday announced that students in graduating classes in primary and secondary schools are allowed to resume classes in preparation for the various examinations. The students expected to resume are in Primary 6 who are to write the Common Entrance Examination; Junior Secondary School 3 students and Senior Secondary School 3 students. The Presidential Task Force (PTF) ...

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