Lagos Govt Debunks Social Media Report on Third Term Resumption

The Lagos State Ministry of Education has debunked a social media report alleging that a decision had been purportedly reached with an unnamed “Honourable Commissioner for Basic Education” regarding a new set of guidelines for schools resumption in the State. A release issued today by Mr. Kayode Abayomi, Head of the Public Affairs Unit in the Ministry, refuted the claim that such a decision has … Continue reading Lagos Govt Debunks Social Media Report on Third Term Resumption

Homegrown Feeding Programme: FG, LASUBEB Meet With Stakeholders on Modalities

To Continue In Lagos Despite School Closure – Presidency As part of efforts to continue the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) despite the closure of schools, the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB), in conjunction with the Federal Government, on Friday, met some critical stakeholders of public primary schools to explore ways of sustaining the programme using a different approach. Speaking at the … Continue reading Homegrown Feeding Programme: FG, LASUBEB Meet With Stakeholders on Modalities

There is no Plan to Reopen Schools Now – Lagos State Govt

The Lagos State Government has asserted that all private and public schools will remain closed to protect pupils from the scourge of the COVID-19 pandemic, maintaining that rather than reopening schools and endangering the lives of students, efforts will be intensified on the ongoing free teachings on various media, especially radio and television. The Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, who disclosed the government’s stance … Continue reading There is no Plan to Reopen Schools Now – Lagos State Govt

COVID-19: Lagos Partners First Bank to Provide One Million E-Learning Tools for Students

. . . Engages Students Through Teaching Via Radio, Television . . . As Commissioners Give COVID-19 Intervention Updates The Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo has disclosed that Lagos State Government is currently engaged in talks with First Bank of Nigeria Limited and private sector organisations to provide one million digital devices to aid the teaching of students in Lagos State. Speaking at … Continue reading COVID-19: Lagos Partners First Bank to Provide One Million E-Learning Tools for Students

Lagos Debunks Social Media Report on Admission of Underage Pupils

The Lagos State Ministry of Education has debunked a social media report alleging that a decision has purportedly been reached regarding the admission of under-aged pupils into Junior Secondary Schools in Lagos State. A statement issued on Tuesday by the Office of the Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo refuted the claim, noting that no decision has been made and that the issue, which … Continue reading Lagos Debunks Social Media Report on Admission of Underage Pupils

LASG Advises Parents against Patronising Private Tutorial Centres during Closure of Schools

The Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo has advised parents against allowing their wards to patronise private tutorial centres during the period of school closure. The Commissioner gave the advice today at Ikeja during a meeting with Private Schools Association, urging parents to ensure that their wards stay at home during this period and tune their radio or television sets to listen and … Continue reading LASG Advises Parents against Patronising Private Tutorial Centres during Closure of Schools

Coronavirus: Lagos State Govt. to Shut down Schools

PRESS STATEMENT:  As part of the preventive measures against the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Lagos State Government is closing down all public and private schools from Monday, 23rd March 2020. The move becomes necessary to prevent our children and their teachers from getting more vulnerable to the pandemic. It is important for parents to ensure that their children practise ‘social distancing’ while at … Continue reading Coronavirus: Lagos State Govt. to Shut down Schools

LASPOTECH’S Best Graduating Student Gets Sanwo-Olu’s Automatic Job Offer

…Governor: ‘Polytechnic Certificates Not Inferior To University Degrees’ …Lagos Poly Graduates 16,315 At 27th Convocation With a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.93 on a scale of 4.0, Ms Nkechi Alexandra Kingsley – the overall best graduating student of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) – gets an automatic employment offer to work in the school. Thanks to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who also offered the … Continue reading LASPOTECH’S Best Graduating Student Gets Sanwo-Olu’s Automatic Job Offer

LASUBEB advocates new Approach to Education Monitoring

The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, LASUBEB, has advocated for a new approach to monitoring of activities of teachers in Lagos Schools by education Quality Assurance Officers. The Chairman, LASUBEB, Mr. Wahab Alawiye-King solicited that Quality Assurance Officers should be more diligent in their duties, urging them to adopt corrective measures for erring officers than punishments that may not always bring about the expected … Continue reading LASUBEB advocates new Approach to Education Monitoring

Education District II Partners UNIC To Commemorate Victims Of Holocaust

… Counsels students on Godly virtues and neighbourliness Lagos State Education District II, Maryland on Monday partnered the United Nations Information Centre, UNIC to educate students within the District on the popular genocidal murder of the Jewish people some decades ago popularly called Holocaust with emphasis on the need for students to toe the path of virtue and eschew vices capable of nurturing animosity. The … Continue reading Education District II Partners UNIC To Commemorate Victims Of Holocaust

JAMB suspends use of NIN for 2020 UTME/DE

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Saturday said it had suspended the use of the National Identity Number (NIN), for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Registrar of the board, Prof. Ishak Oloyede, disclosed this to newsmen during a press conference at the board’s Headquarters in Abuja. He said that the decision to suspend the use of the number as a … Continue reading JAMB suspends use of NIN for 2020 UTME/DE

First Transport University In Africa Will Lead Innovation, Enhance Capacity – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Daura, Katsina State, said University of Transportation, which will be the first in Africa, will provide technical skills, enhance managerial capacity and pave way for innovation in Nigeria’s transport system, while creating more job opportunities. Speaking at ground-breaking ceremony of the pioneer University of Transportation in Daura, President Buhari noted that the transport sector was in dire need of new … Continue reading First Transport University In Africa Will Lead Innovation, Enhance Capacity – Buhari

Advert on NNPC chemistry competition fake – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the trending online advert inviting the public to submit entries for a phantom 2019/2020 Annual Chemistry Competition was fake. The corporation in a statement by it’s Acting spokesman, Mr Samson Makoji, in Abuja on Wednesday distance itself and all its subsidiaries from such advert. The corporation described the online advert which contrived that the exercise was organised to … Continue reading Advert on NNPC chemistry competition fake – NNPC

LAGOS to train teachers for 21st century teaching

Determined to improve the teaching and learning environment, the Lagos State Government has stated its intention to introduce technology to assist teachers discharge their responsibilities in the classroom in line with modern teaching practices. Speaking at the Eko EXCEL Stakeholders Forum held today at Ikeja, the Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat noted that the training of the teachers is a critical item in the … Continue reading LAGOS to train teachers for 21st century teaching

LASG flags off Readysetwork 4.0 at LASU and LASPOTECH

The fourth edition of ReadySetWork, RSW initiative by the Lagos State Government kicked off today, Saturday 23rd November, 2019 with strict warning to the participants to be guided by the RSW rules or get disqualified from the programme. The programme which would continue for the next 12 Saturdays of 6 weeks interactive training session and 6 week on line session within the campuses of Lagos … Continue reading LASG flags off Readysetwork 4.0 at LASU and LASPOTECH