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The Plateau Chapter of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has decried the proliferation of private schools in the state, describing the trend as worrisome.
West Africa School Certificate Examination WASCE commenced examinations for the final year students in 521 centres in Nasarawa with adequate arrangements in accordance with the Covid-19 pandemic protocols.
The Plateau House of Assembly (PLHA) has urged the Plateau Government to provide bailout funds to proprietors of private schools to augment payment of their staff salaries which could not be paid due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Students in exit classes in public secondary schools in Nsukka, Enugu State, were yet to resume classes as only teachers were present in schools visited, newsmen reports.
The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, says that private school owners are entitled to charge fees for third term as schools start resuming for exit classes.
The Nigerian Military said on Sunday night that troops of Operation Whirl Stroke acting on credible human Intelligence traced wanted Benue Militia leader and kidnap kingpin, Terwase Akwaza alias “Gana” to a hideout in Tse-Audu village in Akate ward, Donga LGA of Taraba state but noted that he and his gang members escaped a dawn raid before they could be caught.
The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has assured the Federal Government of the readiness of private schools under its fold to resume for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and other terminal examinations.
Private school proprietors under the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPPS, FCT chapter, Sunday, disclosed move to mobilize for school reopening amid Coronavirus, COVID-19, crisis.
Mrs Funmilayo Olajide, the Proprietress of a private school in Ilorin, has advocated the need for special training of teachers to improve the standard of education in the country.
Against the backdrop of e-learning adopted by some schools, occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic and the attendant closure of schools, some parents and pupils on Thursday appraised the effectiveness of e-learning.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has rejected the plan for online resumption of the 2019/2020 third term by private school owners in the territory.
When a Lagos trader Mr. Emeka Omenka and his wife Ifeoma allowed their 13-year-old daughter Precious to go visit her married stepsister in Lekki, they never knew it was a decision they would regret the rest of their lives.
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has admitted to wearing brownface makeup during a 2001 event at a school where he was teaching, saying it is something he “regret[s] deeply”.
Some civil servants in Kaduna State have hailed the approval of N30,000 minimum wage for workers in the country, but cautioned against raising the costs of goods and services due to the salary increase.
A security guard at a private school, Oyekunle Abolarin, 42, has been arrested by police for allegedly stealing from his employers.
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The United Kingdom High Commission has announced that its center’s across the country has reopened.
Most of the looted palliatives in warehouses across the nation were awaiting distribution to over 2 million vulnerable households, the private sector-led Coalition Against COVID (CACOVID) has explained.
Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.
The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the Allegations of Human Rights Violations Against the Police, defunct SARS officers and other Persons has commenced its activities with a call on citizens of the State to start submitting petitions ahead of its November 2 inaugural sitting.
The British High Commission in Nigeria has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate all killings and incidents associated with the #EndSARS protests.
He wrote, “My older brother Matthew lost his life during a sickle cell crisis in Nigeria when he was 10 years old, to think if he would have been in a country with better healthcare support that his life would be saved today is heartbreaking. The fight to End SARS is our cry for help after years of corruption and bad governance. EndSars #HealingNigeria.”
Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has called on stakeholders, including Clergymen, traditional rulers and youth leaders, to join hands with the government to quell the tension generated by the EndSARS protest.
The Solicitor – General and Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Justice, Aliyu Bin Idris, disclosed this over the weekend during a capacity training for key stakeholders in the fight against sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) held at Hazibal Suites conference centre in Bauchi.
Former Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South, has urged Ministers, heads of Departments and Agencies, MDAs to ensure effective and efficient monitoring of President Muhammadu Buhari’s poverty reduction measures that were promised protesters against the notorious Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and bad governance.
China on Thursday threatened to make a “legitimate and necessary” retaliation over the US sale of $1 billion worth of missiles to Taiwan as Beijing becomes increasingly strident over its claims to the self-ruled island.