“Our students are currently taking advantage of the fact that the school has stopped all forms of corporal punishment in Lagos State. They are now misbehaving in an uncontrollable manner. Some of them are more daring since the management of the school sacked one of us for spanking a disobeying child,” a teacher in a FESTAC school where the 43-year-old teacher was sacked, Mrs Shola Agidigan lamented.
Sir: Some years back, members of the Lagos State House of Assembly went round all schools within the state trying to raise awareness about the need to promote the Yoruba language.
1 Nov 2022
Hundreds of students from six Lagos schools, at the weekend, thrilled parents and guardians at the flag off of season four of the yearly Dolphin Swimming League.
29 Oct 2022
Three female students of Lagos schools recently emerged as the winners of the 2022 Endometriosis Support Group Nigeria (ESGN) annual essay competition held in Lagos.
12 Sep 2022
Over 10,000 Lagos State students between the ages of 12 and 14 in 40 schools have asthma symptoms, an international study, which involved lungs doctors in six African countries
10 Jan 2022
The Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA), Mrs. Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, has said that the state government has no plan to seal any schools as it would be counter-productive to learning. In a statement on Monday, she said that 640 out of the 720 schools visited by the OEQA complied with January 4, 2022, resumption…
29 Oct 2020
The Lagos State Government has approved the full re-opening of schools for all classes in public and private schools across the state from Monday, 2nd of November, 2020. Boarding house students in public schools are to resume on Sunday, November 1. Lagos State education commissioner Folasade Adefisayo while announcing the approval said 2020 has been…
13 Jun 2020
Ostensibly tired of staying at home due to academic inactivity as a result of the shutdown over the Coronavirus pandemic, and other sundry reasons...
5 Jan 2020
Toilet facilities are critical elements of any society, especially in a learning environment. This is because the state of toilets could help students or pupils stay in school, especially females. This is why some argue that school managers need not just build good toilets but such toilets should be well maintained. Lagos is the acclaimed…
12 Jul 2018
The Lagos State Government has awarded over N10 million cash prizes to winners in the grand finale of the State’s Schools Debate Season IX. The winning teams of each category in primary, junior and senior secondary schools were also given additional N50, 000 from Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. Deputy Governor, Idiat Oluranti Adebule who…
2 Jun 2016
Forty-eight secondary schools are benefiting from 91 agricultural projects at the behest of the School Agriculture Programme (SAP) of Lagos State government.