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Some 15 million pupils in the Islamic republic returned to class, mostly remotely, as the country continues to battle its Covid-19 outbreak, the deadliest in the Middle East with over 22,000 killed and more than 384,000 infected since the first cases were confirmed in February.
India’s highly competitive engineering and medical college entrance examinations – in which some 2.5 million students are participating, began on Tuesday amid protests and fear over a rise in COVID-19 cases.
The governing council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has removed Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the vice-chancellor of the school.
A month after it postponed indefinitely a special governing council meeting earlier scheduled to hold between July 13 and 15, the management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, has fixed an emergency meeting of the council for August 12 to 14.
Kenya's coronavirus cases jumped by 599 on Sunday to reach 26,436, following the testing of 4,420 samples in 24 hours.
Zambia President Edgar Lungu has sacked a Cabinet minister for appearing in a leaked nude video that went viral on social media.
Legal luminary and the founder of Afe Babalola University, Chief Afe Babalola, said on Tuesday that cancellation of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination by the Nigerian authorities was capable of breeding frustration and promoting criminality among the 1.5 million who registered for it.
Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, has kicked against Federal Government’s decision to withdraw Nigerian students from writing this year’s examinations conducted by West African Examination Council (WAEC), on account of ravaging COVID-19, describing such move as amounting to the country being burdened with a disintegrated government, while calling for a rethink to make sure affected students do not lose a whole session.
Brazil’s education minister resigned Tuesday only five days after he was appointed, amid accusations that he lied over his academic record.
French schools have registered over 70 COVID-19 cases since some of them were allowed to reopen last week, French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer said on Monday.
The House of Representatives has called for a proper investigation into the utilisation of funds released for Nigeria’s education sector in 2019. The house committee on basic education and services said this during a visit...
With only hours to go until the final deadline to form a government in Israel runs out, chances of a third election within a year looked all but unavoidable on Wednesday as lawmakers continue to deadlock.
Federal and state governments have earmarked N10 billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from the streets in the next five years.
The organised labour Thursday insisted that the Federal Government should revert back to the old prices of petrol and electricity tariff, if not the strike will stand.
Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State on Thursday in Abuja asked the Court of Appeal to reverse the decision of the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which nullified the November 16, 2019 governorship poll in the state.
The Lagos State Government has called on stakeholders in real estate sector to work out modalities for residents to pay house rents on monthly basis instead of yearly.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recovered at least N4.16 billion out of the debt owed the federal government by lottery companies.
Chelsea are interested in signing the West Ham midfielder Declan Rice this summer.
American Williams, who turns 39 on Saturday, had hoped to stay at her French apartment as she attempts to win a record-equalling 24th Singles major. She has three French Open titles on her CV.
Preliminary report by the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has revealed that there was no fuel left in the tanks of Bell 206B 111 Helicopter, which crashed on Friday, August 28, 2020, at Opebi area of Ikeja, Lagos.
Community Excellence and Development Initiative (CEDI), a non-governmental organisation, on Monday said it remained committed to empowering 500,000 vulnerable Nigerians amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and former governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has described the loss of his party in the Edo State governorship election as people’s revolution against injustice.
Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, Thursday shunned the Senate when summoned to brief lawmakers of 2020 Budget Performance.