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LASU Places Fine For Late Collection Of Certificate

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The Lagos State University (LASU) said on Friday that 24, 734 certificates of graduates who left the institution over the last 10 years were lying uncollected at its registry. Mr Adekoya Martins, Acting Head, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relation, LASU, told newsmen that the certificates were for students who graduated with diplomas and degrees.

Martins said that the university, following the backlog of uncollected certificates, had decided that affected graduates who fail to collect theirs before Oct. 21 would have to pay ‎N 15,000 before doing so. “Before you know it, some the graduates of the university ‎will be clamouring that LASU is withholding their certificates. “Now that the certificates have been signed and released for collection, only a few are coming for it. “Collection of certificates commenced on Sept. 26 and it will end on Oct.21.

“Payment for late collection after the stipulated period of four weeks, after Friday Oct. 21, is N15, 000 only,’’ he said.‎ ‎The  university, in its  official bulletin, had said the certificates were available for collection at the Certificate Unit of the Exams and Records in its Registry. The university, in the bulletin, gave a breakdown of the certificates and the faculties that were affected. It urged graduates to visit the university website – www.lasu.edu.ng – for further information on the procedure for collection of certificates and confirmation of the list of issued certificates.‎

Source: Vanguard

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  1. uthman Saheed

    September 30, 2016 at 8:47 pm

    This is not funny. Majority may not have the need to collect the certificates.

  2. Monica

    November 8, 2016 at 3:57 pm

    Money, money, money. God have mercy.

  3. Anonymous

    October 2, 2017 at 10:18 pm

    What of those of us in diaspora? I had tried collecting it earlier but there was an error which wasn’t rectified as at the time… The fine is too much.

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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

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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FG, ASUU Meeting Over IPPIS, UTAS End In Deadlock

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FG, ASUU Talks On IPPIS, UTAS End In Deadlock

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The meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday ended in a deadlock.

Although some agreements were reached at the meeting, the meeting is set to reconvene on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, by 3.00 pm after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting for ASUU to report back on the decision of its NEC.

In a bid to end the strike, the federal government agreed to release N30billion for payment of arrears of earned academic allowance to the university lecturers.

The communiqué issued at the end of the meeting revealed that the release of N20 billion funds for revitalisation of public universities will be payable by the end of January 2021.

On the issue of Earned Academic Allowances(EAA), which had accumulated to N40 billion since November 2019, the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF) made a commitment to release N30 billion on or before November 6, 2020.

Also Read: BREAKING: FG, ASUU Meet Today To Resolve Strike

He said the remaining N10 billion would be spread equally over the two tranches to be paid in May 2021 and February 2022, respectively.

The communiqué also revealed that ASUU agreed to take the offer to its members for consideration and revert by Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

The issue of the implementation of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) almost stalled the meeting as the federal government asked that IPPIS be allowed to operate in the interim until the test run on UTAS is concluded.

But ASUU insisted on payment of outstanding salaries on the old GIFMIS platform before full implementation of UTAS.

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