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Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has commended the patience and understanding displayed by the Muslim faithful in observing Ramadhan fast and celebrating this year’s Sallah under quarantine conditions.

Kaduna: Parents who enrol children into Almajiri system risk jail

Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has warned that parents who enrol their children into the Almajiri education system stand the risk of prosecution and up to two years jail.
Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Mrs. Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, who disclosed this at a media briefing in Alausa, Ikeja, explained that the initiative was introduced to encourage all children, within the primary school age bracket in the state to imbibe the culture of reading, as well as increase their knowledge and improve comprehension.

Lagos introduces ‘Read Aloud’ initiative

Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Mrs. Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, who disclosed this at a media briefing in Alausa, Ikeja, explained that the initiative was introduced to encourage all children, within the primary school age bracket in the state to imbibe the culture of reading, as well as increase their knowledge and improve comprehension.

NCDMB chief bemoans impact of coronavirus on oil, gas industry trainings

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has advised companies handling trainings in the Nigerian oil and gas industry to reposition themselves.

NMA: 264 doctors exposed to coronavirus situations in Nigeria

As the world marks this year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work, the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has said that a total of 264 doctors have been exposed to COVID-19 situations out of which 20 actually contracted the infection, and two recovered so far with three mortalities.

CSOs request to monitor food distribution to pupils during lockdown

A group of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has requested to monitor the distribution of food by the federal government to households who have children in public schools.
Sadio Mane has set his sights on victory for Senegal against Algeria when they meet in their second Group C game at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cairo on Thursday.

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane building hospital to give Senegalese people hope

Liverpool star Sadio Mane said he is funding a hospital in Senegal in order to give people in the country hope of a better life.
As the 14 days lockdown imposed on Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states by President Muhammadu Buhari as well as restrictions of movements devised by states across the country to beat COVID-19 bites harder, prices of goods and services.

Lagos residents devise means to beat coronavirus lockdown

As the 14 days lockdown imposed on Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states by President Muhammadu Buhari as well as restrictions of movements devised by states across the country to beat COVID-19 bites harder, prices of goods and services, particularly food items, have gone up astronomically.
The Lagos State Government has started construction of another Isolation Centre.

Company donates air conditioners to Onikan isolation centre

As part of her contributions to government’s effort towards mitigating the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, Mandilas Group Ltd, the sole franchise dealer of Carrier air conditioners in Nigeria, has donated air conditioners in support of GTBank’s effort to create a 100-bed isolation centre at Onikan, Lagos.
Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Thursday while giving update on Coronavirus in the country.

Coronavirus: Lagos traces 1,300 as cases hit 12

The Lagos State Government on Thursday confirmed four new coronavirus cases, bringing to 12, the total number of cases in the country.
The Minister of State for Education, Honourable Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, made this known when FLL national championship winners emerged recently.

Minister tasks CSOs on accurate data on out of school children

The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has called on civil society organisations to be accurate when giving out data on out of school children in the country.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Official: Sokoto generates N41 billion IGR in three years

Mr Ibrahim Mijinyawa, the Director Payee, Sokoto State Internal Revenue Service, said about N41 billion has been collected as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from 2017 to 2019 in the state.
Wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu and others during the foundation laying ceremony of Ada Emeabiam Development Centre (ADEDEC), in Emeabiam, Imo State.

Betty Akeredolu lays foundation for community development centre

Wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu and others during the foundation laying ceremony of Ada Emeabiam Development Centre (ADEDEC), in Emeabiam, Imo State.
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Immunisation: Kano did not record wild polio case in 64 months – governor

The Kano State governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has said the state, for over 64 months, did not record a single case of wild poliovirus.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: Education advancement prerequisite for economic growth, human capacity development

President Muhammadu Buhari, said on Saturday, that only serious advancement in quality and affordable education at all levels, would guarantee collective drive to grow the economy of Nigeria and better the lives of its citizens.

SUBEB warns teachers against lowering education standard

The member representing Delta South Senatorial District in the State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Mr. Paul Kurugbe, has charged public primary school teachers in the state to shun unprofessional conduct capable of lowering the high educational standard set by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.

NUC: Only one per cent of Nigeria’s population currently in university

The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Abubakar Rasheed, has said the agency is in the final stage of “a draft review’’ of Nigeria’s university curriculum.
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Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger donates $101,000 for free education in Sierra Leone

Chelsea centre-back Antonio Rudiger has donated the sum of $101,000 to support free quality education in Sierra Leone.
The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu stated this at the inauguration ceremony of PET International Academy Lugbe, on Sunday in Abuja.

FCTA reaffirms commitment to close down illegal schools

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has reaffirmed commitment to close down all illegal schools operating in the nation’s capital as part of efforts to promote quality education.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.