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Federal Government Declares Monday Public Holiday To Mark 62nd Independence Day Anniversary

The Federal Government declared Monday, October 3, 2022, as a public holiday to commemorate the nation’s 62nd anniversary of independence. Rauf Aregbesola, Minister of Interior, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated all Nigerians on the occasion. In a statement signed by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, …


Lagos State Government (LASG) Postpones Y2022 BECE Resit to October 6

The Lagos State Government (LASG) has rescheduled the Year 2022 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) resit for Thursday, October 6, 2022, at all designated examination centres across the state. According to a statement signed by Mr Adebayo Orunsolu, Director of the Lagos State Examinations Board, the postponement was necessary to …

Winners of 2022 NLNG’s $100,000 Nigeria Prize for Science

The Nigeria Prize for Science judging panel announced that two exceptional scientific publications have earned the $100,000 prize from Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd. (NLNG). Sesan Peter Ayodeji, a professor of Machine and Process Design and Applied Ergonomics at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, and his Research Associate, …

Lagos State Government (LASG) BECE Result 2022

The Lagos State Government (LASG) has announced the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) Results for the year 2022. A statement signed by the Director of the Lagos State Examinations Board, Mr Orunsolu Adebayo, advised all Principals of Public Junior Secondary Schools in the State to collect their school results at the …

SSANU, NASU Suspend Strike for Two Months

The Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) have suspended their five-month-old strike for two months. The Non-Academic Staff Union of Education and Associated Institutions (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) have agreed to a two-month suspension of their five-month strike. …