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F -Lounge and Bar Organises Lalale Friday Special Nite

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Juju maestro, Wale Thompson, is set to entertain fans this Friday, 26th of March 2021. The special nite is organized by F Lounge and Bar, in conjunction with Wathom Music and Entertainment at Fola Mart, Felele Junction, Idi Odo, Challenge, Ibadan from 7.00pm till early hours.

It will be recalled that Wale Thompson’s hit track, Lalele Friday was the Friday night anthem for clubbers, rocking the music scene in the late ’90s and still lives momentum each time its played.

Thompson started his musical career at the tender age of 14 with his father’s band as a guitarist and later form his own band in 1988. He has ever since been a force to reckon with in the juju hi-life music circle.

“Enjoy “Lalale Friday special nite with your favourite meal, drinks and decadent snack, with Wale Thompson electrifying the atmosphere with good music,” the management of F Lounge and Bar with Wathom Music and Entertainment assured.

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UI fixes Post-UTME CBT screening, gives details

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Management of the University of Ibadan (UI) has informed prospective candidates who have registered for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that the screening which will be Computer Based Test (CBT), will start on Tuesday, 06 April to Saturday, 10 April, 2021.

The Registrar of the university, Olubunmi O. Faluyi, who made this known in a statement on Friday, also added that information on the Date, Time and Venue will be communicated via a photo card to each candidate through the University Admission Portal.

The statement further noted that candidates are requested to print the PHOTOCARD and bring along to the venue of the screening.

“A CBT access fee of N1,000.00 will be paid for the screening.

“Enquiries can be directed to the following Desk Officers: Mr. L. O. Abu – 08071183955; Mr. A. Kolade – 08067557709”, the statement said.

 

 

 

 

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Kwara Hijab Crisis: Teachers locked out, as Christians sing at school entrance

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Some churches in Kwara state have refused to reopen the schools following the directive of the state government to the 10 schools at the center of the controversy over the use of the hijab

The affected schools are C&S College, Sabo-Oke; St. Anthony’s Secondary School, Offa Road; ECWA School, Oja Iya; Surulere Baptist Secondary School, and Bishop Smith Secondary School, Agba Dam.

Others are CAC Secondary School, Asa Dam road; St. Barnabas Secondary School, Sabo-Oke; St. John School Maraba; St. Williams Secondary School, Taiwo Isale, and St. James Secondary School, Maraba.

According to the information scooped from Channels Television  Christian faithful were seen gathered in front of Cherubim and Seraphim school, singing and dancing.

Also a load of sand is seen in front of the gate to prevent both teachers and pupils from gaining entrance.

At Saint Anthony School, the teachers reportedly turned up as directed by the government, they were seen gathered in groups discussing the situation.

Security operatives later intervened and forced opened gates of both schools.

The situation at Baptist School, Surulere, where crisis broke out two days ago was however peaceful as teachers gathered in groups inside the school.

 

The State Government had on Thursday directed principals, teachers, and staff of the schools to reopen.

According to the government, the resumption became necessary in order to prepare the final year students for their external examinations.

It warned that any staff that fails to report to duty will face the full wrath of the law as it will not condone any act of insubordination.

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‘It’ll help our youths ‘ – Oyo APC chieftain , Akande lauds Makinde on upgrade of EACOED

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Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Adeolu Akande, has commended the upgrading of the Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, EACOED, Oyo, to university status.

Akande, a professor of comparative politics and director at the Centre for Presidential Studies, Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, said the development was a welcome development.

The  APC chieftain noted that the upgrade will in no small way help the teeming  youths of Oyo State  who daily seek admission into tertiary institutions.

“The upgrade of the Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, EACOED, to a university status is long overdue. It will not only boost the economy of the host community, being the first university of education in the state, it will also help accommodate our teeming admission seekers who are qualified but are denied admission because they are non-indigenes of the states where they are forced to apply to.

“I like to add at this point that education is one of the reasons why majority of our youth are still hopeful and anything that would take them away from anti-social behaviors must be given priority by the state.

“From its days as St. Andrews College of Education, SACOED to when the state took it over from the missionaries- Oyo State College of Education, OYSCOED,  has always been a pride of all indigenes of the state. There is hardly a community in Oyo State  without alumni of the institution.The development in Oyo State and indeed Western Nigerian cannot be written without copious reference to the contributions of  St Andrews College of Education, Oyo that produced thousands of teachers who intern produced the manpower that drove the development efforts.

“I wish to  advise the government and management of the institution to work out plans that can make the institution self-sustaining. It is important because it is becoming pretty difficult for state to fund education, especially the tertiary ones,”  Akande submitted.

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