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The British government on Friday unveiled a 1-billion-pound (1.24-billion-United States dollar) fund for pupils in England “to directly tackle the impact of lost teaching time” during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Britain announces £1 billion catch-up package for pupils

The British government on Friday unveiled a 1-billion-pound (1.24-billion-United States dollar) fund for pupils in England “to directly tackle the impact of lost teaching time” during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rivers State Government has denied social media news claiming that Governor Nyesom Wike insulted the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for protesting against the Supreme Court verdict on Ihedioha Vs Governor Uzodinma of Imo State.

Rivers orders closure of schools over global pandemic

Rivers State Government has ordered the closure of all schools in the state and directed religious organisations to restrict their activities as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic.

Gombe SUBEB introduces whistleblower policy, declares war on absenteeism

The State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Gombe State has vowed to deal with teachers treating the teaching profession with levity, introducing a whistleblower policy to discourage the act of absenteeism and ensure patriotism within the basic education sector for effective teaching and learning.

Schools in Osun resume second term academic session

Public and private schools in Osun on Monday resumed for the second term academic session after observing three weeks holiday for the celebration of Christmas and New Year.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

We caught headteachers collecting levies in public schools – Ogun governor’s aide

Some principals and headteachers who allegedly disobeyed Gov Dapo Abiodun’s order suspending the collection of levies or fees from pupils in Ogun State public schools have been caught in the act.

Delta government orders establishment of PTAs in public schools

The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, gave the charge at a stakeholders meeting and interactive session with Principals, School Heads and Chief Inspectors of Education (CIEs) at Government College, Ughelli.
Seyi Makinde Oyo state Governor

Oyo government bans illegal fees collection in schools, threatens saboteurs

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has placed a ban on illegal fee collections in all Primary and Secondary schools owned by the state government.

Governor Obaseki approves training for 5000 teachers on use of digital teaching device, others

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has approved the commencement of training for 5000 school teachers on the use of digital technology in teaching, as part of the ongoing reforms in the state’s education sector.

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Public Works and Transport minister Ndlaluhlaza Ndwandwe was found to be infected after a routine test on Tuesday.

Eswatini cabinet in isolation as minister contracts coronavirus

The 20-member cabinet in Africa’s last absolute kingdom of Eswatini has been ordered into isolation after one minister contracted coronavirus, the government said on Saturday.
Panama's last two presidents, Ricardo Martinelli and Juan Carlos Varela, were charged Thursday with money laundering, as two separate scandals tarnished the political legacy of the former allies turned enemies.

Former Panama presidents charged with money laundering

Panama's last two presidents, Ricardo Martinelli and Juan Carlos Varela, were charged Thursday with money laundering, as two separate scandals tarnished the political legacy of the former allies turned enemies.
For the second time, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has discontinued Hydroxychloroquine clinical trial for the treatment of COVID-19, saying it has no positive effect on patient recovery.

WHO discontinues Hydroxychloroquine treatment trial for coronavirus

For the second time, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has discontinued Hydroxychloroquine clinical trial for the treatment of COVID-19, saying it has no positive effect on patient recovery.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Governor Oyetola: We’ll ensure smooth take-off of Federal College of Education in Osun

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says his administration will ensure smooth and effective take-off of the proposed Federal College of Education in the state.

Most former militants trained as divers jobless – expert

Mr Julius Ugwuala, Diving Inspector-elect, on Saturday said that most of the former militants trained as divers under the Federal Government Amnesty Programme had been jobless.