Deputy Vice Chancellor Tests Positive For COVID-19

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), Benue State University, Makurdi, Prof. Godwin Achinge, has tested positive for COVID-19, Campus Gist reports. This was disclosed by the Benue state governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom, at a press briefing at the Government House in Makurdi, on Saturday. Mr. Ortom noted that Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Tony Ijohor and … Read more

COVID-19: Edo State Govt Warns Against Reopening Of Schools

Edo State Government, on Friday, said it has not authorised the reopening of schools for 3rd term academic activities amid COVID-19 crisis, warning that government will impose sanctions on schools that flouts the directive. In a statement obtained by Campus Gist TV, Commissioner for Education, Hon. (Barr) Jimoh Ijegbai, said government did not authorise the … Read more

COVID-19: UNIBEN shuts health centre for fumigation

The University of Benin will on Saturday, June 27 shut its health centre for fumigation, to check the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). This was disclosed in a statement made available to Campus Gist on Friday, signed by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Benedicta Ehanire, Ph.D. Ehanire, however, said services at the health centre … Read more

COVID-19: No plans to reopen orientation camps – NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said its orientation camps will reopen only when it is very safe, in view of the formidable danger posed by COVID-19 pandemic. Director of Press and Public Relations Officer of the Scheme, Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, made this known in a statement on Friday in Abuja. “The attention of … Read more