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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

PTF urges NYSC to start planning resumption

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has advised the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to start planning the resumption of its full activities.
Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Enugu workers resume full work after four months

In total observation of the NCDC recommended protocols, all categories of Enugu State workers resumed work Monday after four months Covid-19 induced forced holidays.
Nigeria’s first COVID-19 mobile testing booth has been launched in Ota, Ogun State. The booth was designed by the founder of the Flying Doctors, Dr. Ola Brown.

Ogun makes coronavirus test compulsory for resuming boarding students

The Ogun State government says SSS 3 students who are resuming next week must undergo COVID-19 tests before they can be re-admitted into boarding houses.
In continuation of its renewed efforts to provide more critical infrastructure in the state, the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the execution of development projects worth over N2.5 billion.

Enugu begins schools decontamination ahead of resumption

The Enugu State Government, yesterday, started comprehensive decontamination and fumigation of secondary schools in the state ahead of resumption of academic activities. The exercise is being carried out by the State Fire Service.

Benue first lady, son announce recovery from coronavirus

The First Lady of Benue State, Eunice Ortom, and her son have tested negative for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

WAEC exams start August 17 as Nigerian government approves reopening of schools for senior...

The West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) will commence on August 17, 2020, according to the Nigerian government.
In a circular by Evelyn Ngige, permanent secretary, service welfare officer, the government said provision has been made at THISDAY Dome.

Nigerian government urges civil servants to take coronavirus tests

The Federal Government has directed civil servants in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, to undergo COVID-19 tests.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this on Monday via Twitter.

International flights may resume before October – minister

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has announced that Nigeria may reopen its airspace to international flights before October 2020.

Food security: Group drums support for local rice production

The National Association of Bureau De Change (BDCs), Sokoto state chapter, has appealed to the Federal Government to deepen local rice production to achieve national food security.

Nigerian government postpones 2020 WASSCE indefinitely

This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to State House Correspondents the weekly Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Nigerian government reverses resumption of schools

It also said no Nigerian school will participate in the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations earlier scheduled for August 5 to September 5.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Closure of churches no longer acceptable

The Christian Association of Nigeria has warned state governments that have failed to allow the reopening of churches to address the situation.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigerian government worried over rising cases of coronavirus among VIPs

The Federal Government has expressed concern over the high rate of positive cases of the coronavirus disease, especially among top government officials.
Nick Cordero at the opening night of Waitress on Broadway in 2016. Startraks-REX-Shutterstock

Canadian actor Nick Cordero dies of coronavirus

Canadian actor, Nick Cordero, 41, has passed away after suffering from severe medical complications arising from the deadly coronavirus disease.
Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Minister: WAEC exam starts in August 4

The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba, says the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations will take place between August and September.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT confirms 74 new coronavirus cases

The Federal Capital Territory has confirmed that 74 new cases of coronavirus disease have been detected in Abuja.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria launches online course on coronavirus infection prevention, control

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has launched a course on Infection Prevention and Control (IPC), in the context of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Governor Akeredolu tests positive for coronavirus

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

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Emiliano Martinez has stated that he has no desire to remain as backup goalkeeper at Arsenal.

Emiliano Martinez threatens to quit Arsenal

Emiliano Martinez has stated that he has no desire to remain as backup goalkeeper at Arsenal.
Eighty-nine former members staff of Wesley University, Ondo in Ondo State have demanded the payment of their outstanding salaries and entitlements owed between 2014 and 2019, saying failure to do so would compel them to result to legal action.

Former Wesley University staff call for payment of outstanding salaries, entitlements

Eighty-nine former members staff of Wesley University, Ondo in Ondo State have demanded the payment of their outstanding salaries and entitlements owed between 2014 and 2019, saying failure to do so would compel them to result to legal action.
Real Madrid are reportedly plotting a stunning bid for Juventus superstar Paulo Dybala this summer.

Real Madrid plot surprise player-plus-cash deal for Paulo Dybala

Real Madrid are reportedly plotting a stunning bid for Juventus superstar Paulo Dybala this summer.
After failing to win any of its opening three matches, Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma has admitted that he is disturbed with his team’s run of results.

NPFL: Final PPG table took me by surprise – Rivers United boss

Rivers United technical adviser Stanley Eguma has stated that it is really surprising to see his side drop to the third position on the log table of 2019/2020 NPFL league season.

JAMB considers new date for 2020 admissions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Sunday, said that it is considering a new date, for the commencement of 2020 admission exercise.