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Kano State Government on Monday ordered all principals of boarding schools in the state to relocate to the school premises or lose their jobs.
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.
Osun government has directed civil servants below grade level 12 to work from home effective from Jan. 25 to minimise the spread of coronavirus in the state.
The Imo Government has postponed resumption of schools in the state until Jan. 25 Schools due to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, the state’s Commissioner for Education, Prof. Bernard Ikegwuoha, said.
The Anambra State chapter of the United Independent Proprietors of Private Schools Association of Nigeria complained that such plans by the state government would not only cripple the educations sector in the state but has already exposed school children to unimaginable dangers.
Following the upsurge of coronavirus pandemic in Anambra State, Governor Willie Obiano has announced the postponement of resumption of schools in the state by two weeks.
The Federal Government, yesterday, said that the economic and social implications may make it difficult for it to impose another lock-down in the country.
A statement on Thursday by the Commissioner for Higher Education, Kakmena Audu, said the decision to shift the resumption date was in line with the directive of the Federal Government and the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
The decision comes on the heels of last week's attack on Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State that has left at least 333 students unaccounted for and believed to be in custody of the kidnappers.
The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has appealed to the Abia state government, parents and school authorities in the state to ensure that their children and wards adhere strictly to all COVID-19 protocols in order to avoid the ugly experience of getting another round of Covid-19.
With growing fears of a chaotic no-deal finale to the five-year Brexit crisis when the United Kingdom finally leaves the EU’s orbit on Dec. 31, the dinner is being cast as a chance to unlock the stalled trade talks.
Scientists developing COVID-19 vaccines are optimistic that by the end of next year, all people everywhere will have access to safe and effective treatments against a disease which has disrupted the entire planet.
The Senate Committee on Local Content has threatened to sanction the Ministers of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige and Festus Keyamo, over their failure to appear at an investigative hearing on diving operations in the oil and gas industry.
In a bid to have free, fair and credible bye-elections into the Lagos East Senatorial and Kosofe 11 Constituency, Lagos State House of Assembly seats, the Lagos State Police Command has declared restriction of movement between 6 am and 6 pm on Saturday, December 5 2020.
The federal government and organised labour have resolved to allow one week for consultation over the demand for the reversal of the pump price of petrol.
Federal Government and organised labour have resolved to give the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) one week within which to consider a reversal of the pump price of petrol, a source at the meeting held on Thursday night has revealed.
Cua Chiu-fai is on a mission to rid Hong Kong’s classrooms of what he sees as poisonous anti-China bias. His soldiers: mainly parents. He has recruited hundreds of mothers and fathers to monitor and report on teachers deemed guilty of filling their students with hate for China and urging them to take to the streets in protest.
The federal government on Friday continued negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to put an end to the eight-month-old strike action.
Speaking at the distribution on Friday in Lafia, Hajiya Fati Sabo, Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology, said the bedding were to enhance conducive accommodation for boarding students across the state.
Examination malpractices and cheating have been taken to a new low in Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja. A syndicate has created ‘Miracle Centers’ outside campus where students write and pass their exams without invigilation for a fee.
The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) are yet to reach an agreement on the union demands.
The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.
Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ya’u Shehu Usman, former Sarkin Fadan Kauru, as the new Emir of Kauru.
Soldiers of the 144 Battalion, Asa, Ukwa West council area of Abia State, have reportedly destroyed an illegal oil refinery located in Odogba community in Rivers State.
The President of NARD, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi who spoke to newsmen on telephone said the association had resolved to resume work following positive consideration of the agreement reached with the federal government at their meeting on Friday.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has criticised the killing of eight miners in an attack at a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area.
Israeli prosecutors accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of treating favours as “currency” on Monday at the opening of a corruption trial which, along with an inconclusive election, has clouded his prospects of remaining in office.
Joint Unions Action Committee (JUAC) workers in the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) have concluded arrangements for an industrial action over the non-implementation of the FCT Civil Service Commission Act.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected a growth of 2.5 percent for Nigeria in 2021 from its earlier projection of 1.5 percent announced in January.
The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has offered reasons behind its new policy mandating all prospective beneficiaries of its scholarship scheme to first take the examination organised by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
Southwest PDP Congress: Caretaker committee begs national leadership, Others over Oyo governor’s ‘threat’
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) South-West zonal caretaker committee has apologised to the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) over alleged threat and insult by the Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, over the planned zonal congress.