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The United States set a one-day record with over 1 million coronavirus diagnostic tests being performed, but the country needs 6 million to 10 million a day to bring outbreaks under control, according to various experts.

US sets new single day virus infections record

More than 84,000 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 across the US on Friday — a record one-day increase in infections as the virus surges again, according to a Reuters tally.

Public, private schools resume physical classes in Lagos

Students in Senior Secondary School 2 and Junior Secondary School 3 in both public and primary schools, on Monday, resumed physical presence across the state.
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Ebonyi relaxes restrictions on worship centres, drinking parlours, schools

Following reduction in the number of COVID-19 cases Ebonyi state government has relaxed restrictions on events and gathering of persons in the state.
The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said that the Coronavirus pandemic had shown Nigerians that there was need for prayers.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Pre-primary classes remain closed in Lagos

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that pre-primary classes in public and private schools across the state are to remain closed until further announcements are made.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has denied claims that his government has sold off the Ekiti State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.

Ekiti trains 2,000 school administrators on virus protocol

The Ekiti State Government says it has trained no fewer than two thousands public school administrators on COVID-19 protocols, ahead of full resumption of schools in the state.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue schools to resume September 21 – official

The Commissioner for Education, Dennis Ityavyar, a professor, told journalists on Wednesday in Makurdi that both public and private primary, secondary and tertiary institutions would resume on that day.
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Osun reverses policy on renaming of public schools

The Osun State government has ordered public schools, whose names were changed as a result of the reclassification of schools by the immediate past administration to revert to their old names.
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.

Minister: Tertiary institutions will open very soon

Students in tertiary institutions will resume “very soon”, Minister of State for Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, on Saturday, assured.

WASSCE: Oyo NUT, NAPPS laud schools’ compliance with coronavirus protocols

Some stakeholders in the education sector in Oyo State have lauded the level of compliance with COVID-19 safety protocols in both public and private schools.

Over 24, 000 students write WAEC exams in Kano

A total of 24, 545 exit students on Monday began their West African Examination Council (WAEC) in Kano State, amid strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano plans palliative for teachers, distributes PPEs to 538 private schools

The Kano State Government said it would provide palliatives to teachers and non-teaching staff of private schools to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti: Only students in SSS 3 classes will resume revision classes on August 10

Ekiti governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday during a state broadcast said that only students in SSS3 classes would resume revision classes on Aug.10, due to the prevailing Coronavirus pandemic.

Only teachers resume in public secondary schools in Nsukka

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.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano to fumigate 528 schools

The Kano State Government says it will fumigate 528 public and private schools to make it safe for students writing their West African Examination Council (WAEC) in the state.
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.

Resumption: Private schools have right to charge third term fees – minister

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.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa promises safety of students as schools reopen August 5

Bayelsa State Government says it is taking steps to ensure that schools are safe to allow final year students to resume and participate in external examinations as directed by the federal government.
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PDP slams Ogun governor for asking students to pay N25,000 for coronavirus test

The Ogun State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated Governor Dapo Abiodun for asking each student of private boarding schools to pay N25,000 for COVID-19 and malaria tests.

Resumption: Rivers government distributes hygiene kits to 257 public schools

Wike, who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo, spoke Friday while handing over the kits to principals of the schools.

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