LASG Adjusts 2019/2020 School Calendar For Public Schools

Lagos State Government has adjusted the 2019/2020 closing and resumption dates for schools in the State, emphasising that the new dates only affect public primary schools. A statement issued by the Lagos State Ministry of Information and Strategy noted that the closing and resumption date earlier given for private schools and government secondary schools remain unchanged, hinging the change in dates for public primary schools on the need to implement extensive retraining of teachers and prepare them for the 2020 session. “Please note that the curriculum of Lagos State private…

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LASPOTECH Crisis: Panel Calls For Memoranda From Stakeholders, Public

Jare Olukotun The panel constituted about two weeks ago by the Governor of Lagos State and Moderator to the Lagos State Polytechnic, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has requested for the submission of memoranda from stakeholders in the institution and members of the public. The Visitation Panel will look into the protracted crisis bedeviling Lagos State Polytechnic as a result of persistent trade issues between the Governing Council of the institution/management and three staff unions. Special Adviser to the Governor on Education (OSAE), Mr Tokunbo Wahab, made the composition of the panel…

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LASG Flags Off 4th Edition Of ReadySetWork At LASU, LASPOTECH

The fourth edition of ReadySetWork, RSW, initiative by the Lagos State Government kicked off on Saturday, November 23,, 2019 with strict warning to the participants to be guided by the RSW rules or get disqualified from the programme. The programme which would continue for the next 12 Saturdays of 6 weeks interactive training session and 6 week on line session within the campuses of Lagos State University, LASU Ojo and Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu was flagged off at both institutions. The students were advised to play by the set of…

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Let Us Know About State of Infrastructure In Schools, Basorun Urges Principals, Teachers in Ikorodu

Wale Jagun The first Secretary to the Lagos State Government and former Commissioner for Education, Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Basorun, has charged administrators and teachers in public schools across Ikorodu Division to always bring the state of infrastructure in their respective schools to the attention of political leaders in the division. The elder statesman gave the charge at the award ceremony organized in honour of Mrs Iyabo Agnes Elusakin, the Best Teacher in Nigeria and Alhaja Ogunniyi, who was honored for her feat in 2017 when she emerged as the Best Principal/School…

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APC Women Honour Best Teacher In Nigeria, Oriwu College Principal

Kunle Adelabu The 2019 Best Teacher in Nigeria, Mrs Iyabo Agnes Elusakin, and Principal of the Oriwu Senior Model Ikorodu, Alhaja Abodun Ogunniyi, were on Thursday, November 21, 2019, honored by the Ikorodu Division Women Forum of the All Progressives Congress (APC). At the well-attended ceremony held at the Ikorodu Teachers House located withn the premises of Oga/Aayngbure/Methodist Primary Schools in Ikorodu, the two outstanding teachers were presented with Excellence Awards. While Mrs Elusakin was honoured for emerging as the 2019 Best Teacher in Nigeria, Alhaja Ogunniyi was honored for…

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Teachers Sensitised On Endwell Retirement Scheme

Kunle Adelabu State officials of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, led by its Deputy State Chairman, Comrade (Mrs) Bolanle Adomeh, and members of the Endwell Scheme Board, on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, visited Ikorodu to sensitize teachers on the retirement initiative started by the board about 4 years ago. The event took place at the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) Secretariat hall located within the Ayangbure/Methodist/Oga Primary Schools premises, Allison Street, Ikorodu Garrage in Ikorodu. The visiting State officials stated that the sensitization is necessary because only 35 teachers out…

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Ikorodu NUT Honours Mrs Elusakin, Best Teacher In Nigeria With Award Of Excellence

Kunle Adelabu & Temitope Mistura Owolabi (SIWES Student) It was yet another day of honour for Mrs Iyabo Agnes Elusakin, the 2019 overall best teacher in Nigeria, on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, as she was honoured with award of Excellence and gift item by the Comrade Olufemi Fakolade led Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Ikorodu branch. The award was in recognition of Mrs Elusakin’s heroic feat for emerging as the best teacher nationally in October while she was a teacher in Oriwu Senior Model College, Ikorodu in Ikorodu Division of…

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Photos: NUT Honours Elusakin With Excellence Award

Kunle Adelabu The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Ikorodu branch on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, presented Mrs Iyabo Agnes Elusakin, the current winner of the Presidential award for Best Teacher in Nigeria with Excellence Award. According to the Chairman of the NUT branch, Comrade Oluwafemi Fakolade, the award is in recognition of Mrs Elusakin’s emergence as the Best Teacher in Nigeria.

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IKODASS Gives N1m Worth Of Scholarship To 40 Indigent Students

Wale Jagun The Ikorodu-Oga Development Association (IKODASS) has demonstrated its commitment to continue to support the education of indigent students with the presentation of 1, 000, 000, naira worth of bursary awards to 40 indigent students in Primary and Secondary Schools in Ikorodu Kingdom. The lucky beneficiaries of the exemplary gesture were presented with the bursary monies at the grand finale of the 28th Ikorodu-Oga Day Carnival held at the Ayangbure palace on Saturday,November 16,2019. The IKODASS Chairman, Otunba Ganiyu Abiru, while presenting the bursary recipients to the guests and…

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LASUBEB Calls On Parents To Monitor Social Media Usage By Children

The Chairman, Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, LASUBEB, Mr. Wahab Alawiye-King has called on parents of primary school pupils to monitor the usage of social media platforms by their wards. Alawiye-King made the call on Thursday during a sensitisation programme organised by the Guidance and Counselling Department of LASUBEB on “The Effect of Social Media on A Growing Child” at Agidingbi Primary School, Ikeja, Lagos. While noting that it might not be totally possible to debar the pupils from using the internet, he maintained that parental involvement and control…

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