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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.

Transcorp to disengage 40 percent of workforce

At least 40 per cent of the staff of Transcorp Hilton Hotels will have to be disengaged if it is to survive the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the global hospitality and tourism industry, its managing director/chief executive, Dupe Olusola, announced on Thursday.

UN-backed Libyan premier to hand over power by end of October

Fayez al-Serraj, the prime minister of Libya’s internationally recognised government, said on Wednesday he intended to hand over power by the end of October.
The Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola, is shocked by the death of a young man who was killed in a road crash on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

Osun governor condemns JTF officers who chased young man to death

The Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola, is shocked by the death of a young man who was killed in a road crash on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.
China said its four COVID-19 vaccines may be ready for use by the public as early as November.

China’s four virus vaccines ready by November

China said its four COVID-19 vaccines may be ready for use by the public as early as November.
President Donald Trump painted a grim picture of life in the United States if his rival, Joe Biden, were to win the November presidential election, promising that there would be insecurity economic decline, and an end to basic rights.

Donald Trump hosts Israel, Bahrain, UAE peace ceremony

US President Donald Trump will host a ceremony Tuesday where Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates normalize relations with Israel, redrawing the Middle East’s diplomatic map – and boosting the Republican’s reelection hopes.
Arik Air operation has been shut down by Aviation unions over alleged failure to pay seven months’ salary arrears of workers and other anti-labour practice.

Arik Air apologises to passengers over flights disruption

The management of Arik Air on Monday apologised to its customers whose travel plans were disrupted by the picketing of operations by some Aviation unions on Sept. 14.
Lagos Airport – Operations of Arik Air were on Monday shut down by the aviation unions over alleged non-payment of staff salaries since April after placing many of the workforce on compulsory leave and other anti-labour practices.

Passengers groan as aviation unions shut Arik operations

Operations of Arik Air were on Monday shut down by the aviation unions over alleged non-payment of staff salaries since April after placing many of the workforce on compulsory leave and other anti-labour practices.

Man in court over alleged assault on neighbour

A 56-year-old man, Abdulazeez Jimoh, who allegedly assaulted his neighbour, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 1

Kaduna to hold maiden international marathon race

Kaduna State Government has unveiled plans to organise the maiden edition of its international marathon race in November this year.

Aviation unions shuts down Arik Air operations over 90% staff layoff, anti-labour practices

Operations of Arik Air were on Monday shut down by the aviation unions over alleged non payment of staff salaries since April after placing 90 per cent of the workforce on compulsory leave and other anti-labour practices.

WAEC: We have 45 days to release results

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has said it plans is to release the results of the just-concluded school-based West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) within 45 days after the exam has ended.
Simon Lalong

Governor Lalong mourns AVM Paul Dimfwina

Simon Lalong of Plateau has condoled with the family of AVM Paul Dimfwina, Chief of Communication Information Systems(CCIS), Nigerian Air Force(NAF) Headquarters, describing his death as a big loss to Plateau and Nigeria.
The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, is presently at a meeting with the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige, and his Minister of State, Festus Keyamo.

Nigerian government, health workers reach truce on strike

Sequel to the conciliation meeting between the Federal Government and the officials of the Joint Health Sector Unions on Friday, the union may shelve its strike scheduled to start on Sunday.
President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurates APC tripartite committee at the State House on Monday, August 31, 2020.

President Buhari: Farming is the answer for ‘able-bodied’ young Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that his administration is very keen on reviving the agriculture sector in order to meet local food demand; and diversify an economy that has been too reliant on crude oil proceeds.
Marcelo Bielsa hit the headlines in 2018-19 for sending a member of his Leeds staff to Derby's Moor Farm training ground to report on their training routine.

Marcelo Bielsa signs new one-year deal with Leeds

Leeds have confirmed that head coach Marcelo Bielsa has signed a new one-year deal with the club.
Former players of Super Eagles have offered to assist ex-Super Falcons and Nigeria national U-23 team coach, Kadiri Ikhana, who is suffering from a prolonged hip injury.

Khadiri Ikhana wants former player for Falcons top job

Former Super Falcons coach Khadiri Ikhana has stated that one of the former Super Falcons players should be given the job to Coach the women’s senior national team.
Coronavirus — Britain is to start trials to see whether plasma collected from donors who have recovered from COVID-19 could be an effective treatment for patients who are severely unwell with the disease.

Egypt tries plasma treatment to fight pandemic

Mohamed Fathi, an Egyptian man who has recovered from Covid-19, winced as he watched tubes running down his arm to donate blood plasma, but insisted: "if I can help just one person, that's a very good thing".

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Lagos bye-elections: 20 candidates jostle for senatorial, assembly seats

Twelve candidates will be contesting for the Lagos East Senatorial bye-election slated for Oct. 31.
The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat.

WeChat, TikTok see US downloads climb ahead of Donald Trump administration ban

Preliminary data from analytics platform Sensor Tower showed Chinese-based WeChat had 10,000 installs in the US Friday, a 150 percent increase from Thursday and a 233 percent week-over-week increase. That’s the largest number of WeChat installs in the US in one day since October 7th, 2019.

Nigerian government disburses N24 million loan to 2,400 entrepreneurs in Sokoto

The Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has disbursed N24 million to 2,400 small scale entrepreneurs in Sokoto State.
Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Enugu governor accepts leadership of Ebeano as he vows to improve lives of people

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has agreed to lead “Ebeano political dynasty” just as he reiterated his commitment to continue his people-oriented policies and programmes, saying that the development of infrastructure and human capacity in the state remains his priority.
Four coronavirus patients have recovered and will soon be allowed to go home to their families. This was revealed on Friday 3 April 2020 by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos.

Lagos seals three illegal container terminals, 19 additional contravening buildings

The Lagos State Government has sealed three illegal container terminals and two buildings in Amuwo-Odofin area and additional 17 buildings in Oniru Estate, Lekki, due to construction infractions.