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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Rivers reopens schools October 5

The Rivers State Government has approved the reopening of universities, other tertiary institutions, as well as secondary and vocational schools in the state, with effect from Monday, October 5, 2020.
As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.

Gombe approves reopening of schools

The Gombe State Government has approved the reopening of schools across the state, after six months of COVID-19 break.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Governor Fayemi: Traditional institution agent of grassroots development

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has promised to always accord the traditional institution with respect, describing it as agents of grassroots development, hence the desire of his administration to always fill vacant stools promptly

Teachers’ Day: NUT seeks upward review of retirement age for teachers

As Nigeria prepares to mark the 2020 World Teachers’ Day, the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, has reeled out demands for the federal government to meet.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

NCAA vows to revoke airlines’ licences for non-compliance with virus protocols

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has vowed to revoke the licence of domestic airline operators over non-compliance with the COVID-19 protocols of the Federal Government.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.

Governor Lalong: We’ve spent only N366 million to fight pandemic

Against accusations that the Plateau State government has expended N1 billion to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Simon Lalong has said his administration has only committed about N366.5 so far.

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.

Public, private schools resume physical classes in Lagos

Students in Senior Secondary School 2 and Junior Secondary School 3 in both public and primary schools, on Monday, resumed physical presence across the state.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Governor Ganduje lauds Nigerian government’s level of preparation for schools reopening

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has commended the Federal Government for progress recorded and measures taken toward reopening of schools in the country.
The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.6

Edo election: Anxiety as voters wait for results after peaceful poll

Collations of results are underway in the 18 local government areas of Edo State after a relatively peaceful governorship election. Attention is expected to shift to the state collation centre in Benin later in day where the standings of the 14 candidates that participated in the election in each of the local governments will be declared and consequently, the overall winner of the poll.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo Governorship election on Saturday, Sept. 19 cast his vote at Ugboko ward 4, unit 26, Orhionmwon Local Government Council of the state at about 9- 25 a.m.

Edo election: Pastor Ize-Iyamu commends conduct of polls

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo Governorship election on Saturday, Sept. 19 cast his vote at Ugboko ward 4, unit 26, Orhionmwon Local Government Council of the state at about 9: 25 a.m.
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.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Plateau spends N366 million to combat coronavirus

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau said the State Government had spent about N366.5 million to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
Chief Press Secretary to the state governor and Spokesman for the state Technical Committee on COVID-19, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye said this in a statement on Friday in Ilorin.

Kwara records five fresh virus infections

The Kwara State Government says it has recorded five new COVID-19 infections, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the state to 1,009.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has denied claims that his government has sold off the Ekiti State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.

Ekiti trains 2,000 school administrators on virus protocol

The Ekiti State Government says it has trained no fewer than two thousands public school administrators on COVID-19 protocols, ahead of full resumption of schools in the state.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue schools to resume September 21 – official

The Commissioner for Education, Dennis Ityavyar, a professor, told journalists on Wednesday in Makurdi that both public and private primary, secondary and tertiary institutions would resume on that day.
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.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

NABTEB exams: Kano directs re-opening of six technical colleges for exit class students

Kano State Commissioner for Education, Malam Muhammad Sanusi Sa’id Kiru, has directed for the immediate re-opening of six technical colleges in the state to enable students in the exit classes to participate in the forthcoming NABTEB examinations.

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Police lay siege on Delta hotel, denies NGO from holding meeting

Authorities of the Nigeria Police Force, on Friday, deprived an NGO, Brothers Across Nigeria, BAN, from holding her General Assembly at a popular Delta hotel in Ughelli, as armed police officers laid siege around the premises of Wetland Hotel.
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Gernot Rohr backs Samuel Kalu to rediscover best form at Bordeaux

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Chief of the Air Staff, Sadique Baba Abubakar and Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Faruk.

Associate disputes ‘marriage’ between NAF chief, minister

As news continued to spread on the purported marriage between the Nigerian Chief of the Air Staff, Sadique Baba Abubakar, and the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Farouq, a VOA Hausa report has quoted a close friend of the Air boss describing the report as false.
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US Republican senators confront Netflix over Chinese sci-fi show

Five Republican US senators have confronted Netflix over the streaming giant’s plan to adapt a Chinese sci-fi book trilogy, expressing concern over the original author’s comments about claims of forced labor in Xinjiang.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, whose appointment was confirmed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, also reiterated her commitment to giving focal and priority attention to capacity building.

Nigerian government urges workers to ignore planned strike

The federal government has urged public servants to ignore the strike planned for Monday by organized lab our, saying efforts are in place to resolve all contending issues.