Read Wednesday 2nd September, 2020 top 10 Nigeria Educational News on NaijaNews247.
1. UI ranked among top 500 varsities globally, named West Africa’s best
The University of Ibadan (UI) has been named among the top 500 varsities in the world in the 2021 Times Higher Education (THE) rankings. On Tuesday, THE released its rankings for the year 2021 wherein UI emerged in the 401- 500 band and the best in West Africa.
2. FCT Schools safe, ready for reopening
The President, All Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Abdulkarim Abdulrahman has disclosed that schools in the Territory are safe and ready for reopening of classes.
3. Sacrifice 20% of your salary, Umahi urges EBSU staff
Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi has urged the staff of Ebonyi State University, (EBSU) to sacrifice twenty per cent of their salaries. Umahi made this appeal during the swearing-in of the newly elected chairmen of the thirteen local government areas of the state, which took place at the ecumenical centre, Abakaliki.
4. Kogi announces reopening of schools
The Kogi State Government on Tuesday announced the reopening of schools at all levels on September 14, including Primary, Secondary and Tertiary institutions in the State.
5. Anambra Govt Approves Resumption Of Schools Monday September 7
Anambra Govt Approves Resumption Of Schools Monday September 7
Governor Willie Obiano and the members of the Executive Council have approved the gradual resumption of schools in the state.
6. On reopening of Universities in Nigeria: Lessons from the U.S
I have had over 50 years of continuous relationship with universities at home and abroad. True, my role in the university system has changed over the years, the university still remains my world. I am, therefore, anxious to see universities reopen as soon as possible. The question is how soon will that be?
7. FG Considers Transfer of Students from Overpopulated Unity Schools
The Federal Ministry of Education said it is considering the transfer of students from some of its over-populated unity colleges to others with lesser students, in a bid to ensure better condition of teaching and learning.
8. CONUA Condemns Intimidation of Members by Varsities, Unions
The Congress of University Academics (CONUA) at its recent National Executive Council meeting, has condemned the intimidation and harassment of some of its members by some university administrations and some other unions within the university.
9. We will resist directive to reopen schools – Imo teachers
Teachers in Imo State have vowed not to reopen schools amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The chairman , Nigeria Union of Teachers in the state , Philip Nwanshi, who spoke with journalists in Owerri , on Wednesday said that the state had done nothing in settling their arrears of salaries.
10. ASUU warns FG not to succumb to pressures to re-open varsities
The Academic Staff Union of Union of Universities, ASUU on Tuesday warned the Federal government against re-opening universities to avoid spike in the number of cases of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.