Abiodun grants all Ogun students aut

-Adewale Adetoyese The Governor Dapo Abiodun led Ogun State Government has announced that all students had been given automatic promotion to the next class, including automatic placement for primary 6 students in public primary schools into JSS1 of public secondary schools as schools reopen on September 21. The new students who will be resuming for the first time after the nationwide closure in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will join students in SS3 who are currently writing the West African School Certificate Examination. The students will be resuming in…

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Oyo State Set To Investigate Death Of UI Undergrad Who Died At Henkel Soap Factory

Mr Gbadebo, a 300-level student of the Department of European Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan, died last month at a factory in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The Oyo State Government has commenced investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of Richard Gbadebo. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Bashir Olanrewaju, disclosed this on Thursday during a state government delegation on a condolence visit to the residence of the bereaved family in Ibadan. Gbadebo died after falling into a soap-making machine at a factory owned…

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Ogun Makes COVID-19 Test Free For All Returning SS3 Boarding Students

The State has been very apprehensive about the issue of school opening even for exit students. Data from other countries, where schools have resumed show that community transmission in school environments is a major concern. Even countries with strongerhealth care facilities than ours are being very cautious. In line with the Federal Ministry of Education recommendation and WASSCE timetable, we decided to open our schools on the 4thAugust 2020 for SS3 students only. We put in place guidelines that would ensure that our students resume in a safe environment. In…

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Buhari Mourn Murdered Uniport Students

-YOMMY AYILARA. Buhari Mourns UNIPORT Students. President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of three University of Port Harcourt students who were reportedly murdered by their kidnappers and their bodies buried in a shallow grave in April.   The President also lengthened condolences to the university authorities and the Rivers State Government over the unfortunate incident.   Buhari described the occurrence as tragic and as “sad and heinous”   President Buhari lamented that the “evil perpetrators have cut short the prospectively bright journey of these youths.”   He prayed…

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