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Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks to reporters via video link at a news conference in Beijing, China May 24, 2020. (China Daily-Reuters)

China will work to ease Africa’s debt burden – foreign minister

The Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, has declared that China will work with other G20 members to implement the debt service suspension initiative to ease Africa’s debt burden.
Kanzira, a 25-year-old Ugandan medical student, is among thousands of African students living in Wuhan, a central Chinese city of 11 million people that is currently under lockdown due to a rapidly spreading coronavirus.

African students trapped in coronavirus-hit Wuhan plead for help

"You wake up every morning and realise you are trapped," he says. "You keep checking your temperature - you can't help but wonder if you are infected but just have not started showing symptoms."

Three Nigerians emerge winners of Russia nuclear research in Africa

Russia’s state-run nuclear energy corporation, ROSATOM, says it has acquainted three Nigerian youths with its leading institutions for nuclear research.

Nigeria,Tanzania, Kenya youths emerge winners of nuclear technology video competition

Youths from Nigeria, Tanzania and Kenya have been awarded first prize for a youth video competition they researched on nuclear energy technology, a statement from ROSATOM Central and Southern Africa says.
The immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked in Nuremberg, Germany, where he had gone to attend the new yam festival by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)

Senator Ekweremadu: Student group calls for unreserved apology

The Progressive Students Movement (PSM), a pan-African students’ movement, on Sunday, condemned the attack on Sen. Ike Ekweremadu by the proscribed Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) in Germany.
EducationUSA

US willing to admit more Nigerian students

The U.S Department of State Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs has said the country was willing to admit more Nigerian students to its over 1000 community colleges.
Chinonso Obasi, Executive Director, ASESI

Students Day: ASESI advocates better learning environment

In commemoration of this year’s international Students Day, the African Students Education Support Initiative (ASESI) has called on African leaders to invest more in creating modern academic environment for students.
EducationUSA

US woos young Nigerians to study in its 47,000 institutions

The Branch Chief EducationUSA, Dr Alfred Boll, on Tuesday said about 47,000 U.S.-accredited educational institutions have expressed willingness to admit more young Nigerians.

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Audu Ogbeh: APC’s problems caused by outsiders who took control

A foundation member of the All Progressives Congress and immediate past Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said the crisis which hit the party began when those who played no role either in its formation or in electioneering leading up to its historic 2015 victory took charge of affairs.
On Friday, Liverpool finally announced what many consider the signing of the summer, landing midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich.

Jürgen Klopp: Thiago Alcantara is an absolutely exceptional player

On Friday, Liverpool finally announced what many consider the signing of the summer, landing midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich.

Report: Everton, Leicester City want Ivan Perisic

According to Fussball Transfers, Everton and Leicester City are interested in signing Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan in the summer transfer window.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has appointed new members of the management team and boards of some agencies, as part of continuous efforts to strengthen Kaduna State Government structures.

Kaduna to revive guidance, counselling unit in public schools

The Kaduna State Government said on Friday that it would revive guidance and counselling unit in public Secondary Schools in the state.
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.