Prof Johnson Akubo Emerges New VC of Salem University Lokoja

A professor of development sociology, Prof. Alewo Johnson Akubo has emerged new Vice-Chancellor, Salem University, Lokoja. The news of the appointment of Prof. Akubo as the new VC of the private university by its Governing Council filtered into Lokoja on Thursday night. Prof. Akubo is the 4th Vice Chancellor of Salem University, Nigeria. Before his […]

Resumption: Government Suspends School Assembly, Visiting Days

The Federal Government has listed measures to combat the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as schools prepare to re-open on January 18, 2021. The measures were contained in a statement on Thursday by the Federal Ministry of Education, after a stakeholders meeting where the resumption of educational activities was reconfirmed. According to the statement […]

Kogi Directs Schools to Resume January 18, Release Re-Modified Academic Calendar

By Stephen Adeleye. Kogi State Government on Thursday reaffirmed that all public and private schools in the state are to resume academic activities on Monday January 18, 2021, and called on all relevant stakeholders to comply. The state’s Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Wemi Jones, FCIB, made the announcement during a press briefing […]

TETFUND Promises Support for Confluence University Immediately After Enlistment

By Stephen Adeleye. The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), on Tuesday, promised its support for the newly established Confluence University of Science and Technology ((CUSTECH), Osara in Kogi, as soon as the university is enlisted by the board. Dr Suleiman Zangina gave the assurance when he led a team from TETFUND Abuja, on an inspection […]

Kogi Poly Rector Assures of Timely Completion of Hostels Renovation Projects

The Acting Rector, Kogi State Polytechnic, Dr Salisu Ogbo Usm, has assured of prompt completion of the ongoing renovation and reconstruction of the moribund students hostels. The Acting Rector gave the assurance when he paid an unscheduled visit to the renovation sites on Wednesday. He commended the contractors handling the projects for their professional ingenuity […]

Federal University Lokoja Senior Staff Protests, Begins 3-Day Warning Strike

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) of the Federal University Lokoja (FUL), Kogi state, on Tuesday, embarked on a peaceful protest to herald the three-day warning strike notice it issued the Federal Government. The warning strike, according to the protesting workers, became necessary following failure of federal government […]

Kogi Poly Sets Cut-Off Marks for 2020-21 Admission

The Kogi State Polytechnic has announced Post-UTME cut-off marks for 2020/2021 admission exercise. In a statement issued by the officer of the institution’s academic officer on Monday, the lowest cut-off mark is 21, for those seeking admission to study computer engineering in the polytechnic. Prospective students seeking to study public administration and science laboratory technology […]

COVID-19: Kogi Activist Calls for Shift in School’s Resumption Date

The Executive Director, Conscience for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution (CHRCR), a Kogi-based civil society organization has called on federal and state governments to re-consider the planned January 18 date fixed for school’s resumption. In a statement issued in Lokoja on Monday, the rights activist said it may be unwise to re-open schools in the […]

We’ll Never Delay Mobilization of Our Graduates for NYSC – Kogi Poly

The management of Kogi State Polytechnic has assured graduates of the institution of its commitment to their progress and prompt mobilization for the National Youth Service. In statement issued by the Dean, Directorate of Students’ Services, Engr. Salawu Salisu Ijiji, on Sunday, the Polytechnic said the institution will never delay or deny the mobilization of […]