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ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, made the assessment in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday.

ASUU: Strike not called off

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said it has yet to call off its ongoing strike because it is waiting for the government to conduct an integrity test on the University Transparency and Accountability Solution.
Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Enugu announces phased reopening of schools

The Enugu State Government has announced the phased re-opening of all primary and secondary schools in the state for 3rd term academic activities, on Monday, September 28, 2020.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC directs universities to conclude resumption arrangements as Nigerian government gives nod

The National Universities Commission has directed Universities to conclude arrangements for their reopening following the decline in the number of Coronavirus Disease cases in Nigeria.

Ogun schools resume for 2020/21 academic activities

Students of both public and private secondary schools in Ogun, on Monday, resumed for the 2020/2021 academic activities, with most of them complying with the COVID-19 protocols.
The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Lagos State has said that the senior secondary school pupils will resume on Monday, August 3, 2020.

Lagos releases 2020/2021 school calendar

The Lagos State Ministry of Education has approved school calendar for 2020/2021 session.
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, gave the charge Friday while playing host to the Executive members of the State branch of FIDA, during a courtesy call on him in the Conference room of the Ministry.

Akwa Ibom announces dates for resumption of schools

Akwa Ibom State Government has fixed September 21 2020 for the commencement of processes for the resumption of academic activities in the state-owned university, college of education and public primary schools.
The Commissioner for Higher Education, Patrick Muoboghare, made the clarification on Thursday in Asaba while briefing journalists on the government’s preparedness for tertiary institutions in the state to reopen for academic activities.

Delta tertiary institutions to reopen October 2 – official

The Delta State Government says tertiary institutions in the state are free to reopen between now and October 2, depending on the school’s arrangements to ensure safety of their students.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday, swore in three new Customary Court of Appeal Judges for the state.

Delta tertiary institutions to reopen October 2

Delta State Government has confirmed that academic activities will return to tertiary institutions across the state on October 2, 2020, following months of closure to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Oyo governor orders reopening of public, private schools

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the resumption dates for public and private primary, secondary and tertiary institutions in the state.

MAPOLY announces date for resumption, examinations

In compliance with the Ogun State Government’s directive on resumption of academic activities, the Academic Board of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta has approved Monday, September 21 as the date for the reopening of school for in-person academic activities.

Proprietors urge Nigerian government, states to reopen schools

The Plateau Chapter of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has called on the Federal and State Governments to reopen schools that were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The University of Ilorin Alumni Association at its 13th National Congress held in Ilorin Kwara State on March 6, 2020 elected new national officers to steer the affairs of the association for the next four years.

No resumption date yet for students – Unilorin VC

Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, says no date has been fixed for resumption of academic activities for students of the university who had been out of school since the outbreak of COVID-19.
Some Kaduna residents have taken advantage of the State Government’s imposed 24-hour curfew to curb Coronavirus Disease spread, to get their bodies in shape, newsmen report. 4

Kaduna schools uphold coronavirus guidelines as students resume

Many schools in Kaduna have resumed academic activities in full compliance with the state’s directive on COVID-19 guidelines.

Resumption: Fumigation does not kill coronavirus – private schools

National Vice President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPPS, South-South, Dr. Akpeme Ochukwu, has faulted the compulsory fumigation of schools before resumption as directed by the state governments, stressing that it does not kill COVID-19.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC begins assessment of universities ahead resumption

The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities.
Leaders of various students bodies in Ogun State have passed a vote of confidence on the Provost of Tai Solarin College of Education (TASCE), Omu-Ijebu, Lukmon Kiadese, for his outstanding achievements in the institution.

Ogun students leaders pass vote of confidence on college provost

Leaders of various students bodies in Ogun State have passed a vote of confidence on the Provost of Tai Solarin College of Education (TASCE), Omu-Ijebu, Lukmon Kiadese, for his outstanding achievements in the institution.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC demands intervention funds for schools

Ahead of the resumption of academic activities in schools for graduating pupils, the Nigeria Labour Congress has called for the immediate release of intervention funds to all institutions to enable them to provide necessary safety measures.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano: No plans to reopen schools soon

The Kano State Government has dismissed reports claiming that it was considering the reopening of its schools.

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Africa CDC warns of possible second wave of virus infection

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Ms Comfort Lamptey, UN Women Country Representative to Nigeria, gave the commendation during the launch of activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the UNSCR 1325 in Abuja.

UN lauds Nigeria for implementing programmes on women

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