Education

NECO fixes registration deadline for Sept. 10

The National Examination Council (NECO) on Monday fixed Sept. 10 as deadline for the registration of schools and examination candidates for the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination A statement by the Registrar/Chief Executive of the council, Prof. Godswill Obioma in Abuja said the examination body would not be subject to extension of the deadline as […]

Education

Acting UNILAG VC Soyombo Steps Down

Following the Federal Government’s directives on Friday that the University of Lagos Senate nominates an acting vice-chancellor, newly appointed acting VC, Prof Omololu Soyombo, has stepped down “with immediate effect”. The governing council led by the pro-chancellor, Dr Wale Babalakin, had appointed Soyombo last week after it sacked Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. Soyombo, in a statement […]

Education

Embattled UNILAG VC withdraws suit against Babalakin, others

Sacked Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe, has dropped a lawsuit he filed at the National Industrial Court to challenge his sacking by the varsity’s Governing Council. The suit, marked NICN/LA/278/2020, had as defendants: UNILAG; the varsity’s Council; its Senate; Pro-Chancellor, Dr Wale Babalakin (SAN); Registrar, Oladejo Azeez; and Prof. Theophilus Soyombo, […]