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The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Safe School Initiative: Senate begins probe of utilisation of $20 million funding

The Senate has mandated the committees on Education (Basic and Secondary), Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND to investigate the utilisation of over $20 million funding proposed and budgeted for the Safe School Initiative.
The Commissioner for Education, Shehu Muhammad, stated this in a statement made available to journalists in Kaduna on Saturday.

Official: Kaduna schools to resume fully February 22

The Kaduna State Government has approved February 22 as the second phase resumption date for the remaining classes in public and private primary and secondary schools across the state.
Osun Governor Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun shuts school over invasion by cultists

The Osun State Ministry of Education has ordered the closure of Ifeoluwa Grammar School in Osogbo, the state capital, after armed cultists invaded the premises.

Kwara: Disengaged teachers protest new recruitment

“The government has decided to start the employment process all over again in January 2021. The government will open a new application portal for all the 2,414 and any other eligible persons to apply for SUBEB teaching jobs in relevant subjects to be advertised. This effectively nullifies the controversial employment process of 2018/2019,” the state government had declared.
A statement issued by the Ministry of Education media officer, Roseline Olawuni stated that Education Commissioner Folorunsho Oladoyin disclosed that Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has made it clear that only the brightest minds will be selected to teach in the state’s public school.

31,000 job seekers apply for Osun teaching jobs

A statement issued by the Ministry of Education media officer, Roseline Olawuni stated that Education Commissioner Folorunsho Oladoyin disclosed that Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has made it clear that only the brightest minds will be selected to teach in the state’s public school.
Oyo State House of Assembly

Oyo assemblyman seeks introduction of sex education in school curriculum

Mrs Olawunmi Oladeji, member representing Ogbomosho North constituency in the Oyo State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, called for introduction of sex education in the school curriculum in the state.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

NYCN exonerates minister in university contract scam

The National Youth Council Of Nigeria, NYCN, and some civil society organizations have given the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, a clean bill of health in alleged contract scam at the Federal University, Gusau.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna State has reacted to the new the killing of six children and a woman in some herders’ settlements in the Kaura and Lere Local Government Areas of the State.

Kaduna: Secondary schools to reopen on February 1

The Kaduna State Government has directed public and private secondary schools, across the state, to reopen for academic activities on Feb. 1, according to Mrs Phoebe Yayi, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education.
Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has inaugurated the Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality and the Special Security and Human Rights Committee.

Bayelsa to sanction schools violating coronavirus protocols

The Bayelsa Government on Friday warned it would no longer condone the violation of the COVID-19 protocols amidst the second wave of the virus.

Nigerian bank supports schools with educational solutions

First Bank of Nigeria Limited said it is supporting schools with an array of educational-based products and solutions targeted at enabling the acquisition of various facilities to boost the continuous expansion and improvement of the educational sector.
All public and private schools as well as educational institutions in the 27 provinces, including the capital Bangkok, are allowed to resume onsite classes from February 1, according to a directive issued by Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan.

Thailand to reopen schools outside coronavirus outbreak epicentre

Thailand on Wednesday said that from next week, it will reopen most schools, excluding those in Samut Sakhon province, the epicentre of the country’s latest COVID-19 outbreak.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expelled about 80 students for various forms of examination malpractices during the 2018-2019 academic session.

Kaduna university to reopen January 29

Mr Samuel Manshop, the registrar, Kaduna State University (KASU) has said academic activities will resume on Jan. 29, 2021.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has approved the deployment of modern technology in the security system to fight crimes in the State.

Abia governor: Cultism in schools to blame for drug abuse

Cultism in schools is to blame for drug abuse, according to Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, who called on the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to be proactive in combating substance abuse.
The Commissioner for Education, Prof. Dennis Ityavyar, who made this known yesterday in Makurdi said the decision was part of measures to enforce the COVID-19 safety protocol which was in the best interest of both parents and students.

Coronavirus: Benue bans mid-term breaks, visiting days in schools

Benue state government has placed an embargo on mid-term breaks and visiting days for students of all boarding schools as part of measures to check the spread of COVID-19 in schools across the state.
Israel has launched a COVID-19 vaccination operation for all high school students aged 16 and over, the state’s Ministry of Health said on Friday.

Israel to start coronavirus vaccination for high school students

Israel has launched a COVID-19 vaccination operation for all high school students aged 16 and over, the state’s Ministry of Health said on Friday.
Governor Aminu Masari has ordered all boarding schools shut in Katsina a day after bandits abducted some students of Kankara Government Science Secondary School, 97 Kms from the capital..

Katsina directs schools to resume January 25

The statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Musa Abdu Dankama, said that the school management should ensure compliance with COVID-19 protocols adding that ‘the security meeting must be held regularly and assessment of the school security situation be made promptly.’
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos governor: Why we open school despite coronavirus spike

Sanwo-Olu disclosed that about 24,000 students are still missing from the public schools after resumption of schools at the end of the lockdown neccessitated by the first wave of COVID-19 in Nigeria last year.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expelled about 80 students for various forms of examination malpractices during the 2018-2019 academic session.

Kaduna university, ABU, others announce plans for resumption

The Kaduna State University (KASU) is to reopen on Jan. 25 for the 2019/2020 second semester academic session, while Ahmadu Bello University, Federal College of Education, Zaria and Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic disclosed plans for resumptions.
Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo led a monitoring team to assess the process in which the students were received, ensuring that COVID-19 protocols were strictly adhered to in order to reduce the risk of the disease and its spread to the barest minimum.

Lagos government tours public, private schools to monitor coronavirus protocol compliance

The Lagos State Government in its bid to monitor the adherence of school administrators, teachers and students to the COVID-19 protocols upon resumption of schools for the Second Term 2020/2021 academic session, paid an unscheduled visit to some schools across the State.
The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, LASUBEB, has released the lists of Primary Six Pupils for placement into public Junior Secondary Schools (JSS).

School resumption: Private schools record low turnout in Lagos

There was low turnout of students in private schools in Lagos State on Monday as academic activities resumed for the second term of 2020/21 session.
The federal government, Monday, declared that no COVID-19 test was required for returning students to be admitted into their schools.

School resumption: Coronavirus test not required – Ministry

In the statement released by the ministry’s Director, Press and Public Relations, Bem Goong, the government warned school authorities against “asking students or parents to undergo covid-19 test before they are accepted in their schools.”
A Civil Society Group has decried the plans by educational institutions across the country to resume academic activities without adequate safety measures to contain the devastating impacts of the second wave of COVID-19.

Private, public schools reopen amid fear of coronavirus

The Federal Government, through the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Control, announced in December that schools should not reopen for the second term, following the second wave of Coronavirus.

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NUJ calls for Sheikh Gumi’s arrest

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Friday, called for the arrest of Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, for saying journalists are criminals for calling bandits criminals.
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OPC nabs four ‘kidnappers’ in Ibarapa

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“Now countries are still pursuing deals that will compromise the COVAX supply,” WHO senior adviser Bruce Aylward told a briefing. “Without a doubt.”

WHO: Countries threaten global COVAX vaccine supply by making own deals

Countries seeking their own vaccine doses are making deals with drug companies that threaten the supply for the global COVAX programme for poor and middle-income countries, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

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PDP extends tenure of zonal caretaker committees

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has extended the tenure of the zonal caretaker committees across the six geo-political zones, pending its March 6 congresses in the zones.
The Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum, on Saturday, said that the forum and the traditional rulers in the region supported the decision of the National Economic Council that state governments have statutory jurisdiction over forest reserves

South West governors urged to enforce anti-open grazing ban

The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, DAWN, yesterday, urged South-West governors to enforce the anti-open grazing law in their states, saying the enforcement would enhance the security in the region
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Boeing suspends use of 777 jetliners

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NHIS unveils handbook on drugs, services

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has unveiled a handbook detailing all the drugs and services it provides, to make enrollees to have easier access to drugs and services.