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UNILAG Graduates 91 First Class Students

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5423192647_50498d9652_zThe University of Lagos (UNILAG) has announced that a total of 91 graduating students of who obtained Bachelor Degrees in different courses have graduated with First Class Honours from the institution.

At the first of the 2013 convocation ceremony held on Wednesday, the Varsity Vice Chancellor, Prof. Rahman Bello said a total of 2,353 students successfully completed their studies which cut across diplomas, certificates and degrees in the faculties of Arts, Education, environmental Sciences, Social sciences and Distance Learning Institute.

“An overall of 91 graduating students finished with First Class Honours. Amazingly, this year, our two best graduating students are Ibok Favour Asuquo of the department of Accounting with Cumulative Grade Point (CGPA) of 4.89 and Miss Gabtony Flora Nkeiru of the department of Psychology with CGPA of 4.88,” the Vice Chancellor said.

On the controversy that surrounds the name that will be contained on the certificate being issued to the students, Prof. Bello said the controversy has been resolved as the presidency has assured that the institution’s name still remain UNILAG and not Moshood Abiola University and as such the certificates to be issued to the students ” will be bear University of Lagos and not any other name.”

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    February 7, 2013 at 3:41 am

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NECO Postpones 2020 Exams Indefinitely

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NECO Postpones 2020 Exams Indefinitely
NECO Postpones 2020 Exams Indefinitely

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The National Examinations Council (NECO) on Sunday announced the suspension of the ongoing Senior Secondary Schools Certificate Examinations (SSCE) indefinitely.

This was made known in a statement by NECO’s Head, Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Enugu Govt Adjusts 24-Hour Curfew

The examination body explained that the action was taken due to the closure of schools and the curfew imposed by some state governors to safeguard lives occasioned by the #EndSARS protests.

“Arising from that meeting, the Governing Board resolved that the 2020 SSCE (Internal) be postponed indefinitely in view of the current security challenges, occasioned by the #ENDSARS protests, which disrupted the smooth conduct of the examinations in some parts of the country,” the statement partly read.

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#EndSARS Protest: Sanwo-Olu Orders Closure Of Schools In Lagos

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#EndSARS Protest: Sanwo-Olu Orders Closure Of Schools In Lagos

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The Lagos State Government led by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered the closure of public and private schools indefinitely in the state.

The closure of schools in Lagos was announced in a press statement on Monday by the state’s Head of Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi.

Also Read: #EndSARS protesters break into Lagos International Airport (Videos)

The statement which was titled, ‘Lagos directs students to stay at home’, quoted Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, the Commissioner for Education, as saying that the schools were shut down over “tension generated by the anti-SARS protests.”

This is coming at a time #EndSARS protests against police brutality and bad governance by Nigerian youths grounded academic activities in some schools in the state on Monday.

“A new date of resumption for all classes will be announced as soon as possible.”

 

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NECO Shifts Exam Over #EndSARS Protest

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NECO Shifts Exam Over #EndSARS Protest

NECO Shifts Exam Over #EndSARS Protest

The National Examination Council, NECO, has announced the rescheduled of one of the practical examinations supposed to hold in October till the next month.

This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday, October 18, by the Head, Information and Public Relations Division for the Nigerian exam body, Mr. Azeez Sani.

He announced that the Paper I Computer Studies Practicals examination which was supposed to be taken on Monday, October 19 is now delayed till November 16, 2020.

Also Read: Buhari Appoints Professor Godswill Obioma As New NECO Registrar

Sani revealed that the postponement is a result of the ongoing #EndSARS protests across the country, particularly the blockage of movement of transport at the entrance gate into Benin City, the Edo state capital.

He noted further that the truck conveying NECO examination materials had left its take-off point two days earlier to deliver to some states but has been held up in the ‘blockage.

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