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Nigerian government reverses resumption of schools

It also said no Nigerian school will participate in the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations earlier scheduled for August 5 to September 5.

NUT gives Ogun government conditions for schools reopening

Public school teachers in Ogun on Tuesday demanded the provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), infrared thermometers and hand sanitisers among other conditions for reopening of schools in the state.
The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE, is set to deport foreign students in the United States whose schools will switch to online classes due to the coronavirus pandemic.

US to deport foreign students receiving online classes

The new rule states that foreign nationals enrolled in U.S. educational institutions will have to deploy other measures, such as transferring to a school with in-person or they must take the online classes out of the country or risk deportation if they stay.
The youths warned against inducement of delegates for the party’s primaries if the party really wants to win the election, and vowed to resist the alleged financial inducement being made by Deputy Governor of the State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, to woo party members to support his aspiration.

Ondo deputy governor planning protest against Governor Akeredolu – govt

Ondo state government has alleged that the defected deputy governor Hon Agboola Ajayi was planning and sponsoring a protest scheduled to take place in Akure and Abuja aimed at forcing the governor, Rotimi Akeredolu to hand over the government to him.

Graduating students resume classes in Oyo

Students in graduating classes in Oyo State on Monday turned up for revision classes ahead of their final examinations.

Middle Belt group demands rescue of 112 Chibok girls

The Middle Belt Forum has accused the Federal Government of neglecting the rescue process of the remaining 112 Chibok School girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram.
The Council of Legal Education has said that 632 students of the Nigerian Law School failed the Bar Final Examinations conducted in January.

1, 864 pass Nigerian law school bar final exams

The Council of Legal Education has said that 1, 864 students of the Nigerian Law School passed the Bar Final Examinations conducted in January.
The Council of Legal Education has said that 632 students of the Nigerian Law School failed the Bar Final Examinations conducted in January.

632 students fail Nigerian law school bar final exams

The Council of Legal Education has said that 632 students of the Nigerian Law School failed the Bar Final Examinations conducted in January.

Kwara college speaks on discovery of 2,000 fake certificates

The Kwara College of Education, Ilorin, says the college is yet to uncover how more than 2,000 fake certificates of the school were used to secure employment with various government agencies in the state.
Borno’s covid-19 response team has accepted and approved a recommendation by Governor Babagan Umara Zulum for the statewide lockdown to be relaxed coming Monday and Thursday for citizens to shop for food, Commissioner of Information, Baba kura Abba Jato announced at the briefing.

Governor Zulum: Only qualified teachers will teach in Borno

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno says only qualified primary and secondary school teachers will henceforth be allowed to teach in the state.
This was revealed when a team from the Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) led by its Chairman, Hon Israel Ajibola Famurewa, joined the concluding part of data gathering and physical assessment tour done round the nine federal constituencies of the state by top government officials held at Ijebu-Ijesha high school on Friday.

Osun to implement review of schools’ reclassification policy ahead of resumption

The Government of Osun State says that it has concluded plans to implement the review of the reclassification policy of state schools which it had approved earlier.

UN: World has failed to protect 1 billion children from violence, sexual abuse

The world has failed to protect around one billion children from are physical, sexual or psychological violence, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned.
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ICPC seizes multi-million naira Abuja property from Bauchi governor

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has seized a property in Abuja traced to the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed.

Proprietors tell Nigerian government to forget using schools as isolation centres

Private school owners under the aegis of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools have said they weren’t ready to convert their facilities to isolation centres.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Nigeria to use hotels, schools as isolation centres

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said the Federal Government would require hotels and school dormitories as quarantine and isolation centres because of shortage of hospital beds.
As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.

Children’s Day: Gombe governor tasks parents others on moral upbringing

As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, LASEMA chief conirms pipeline leakage in Ipaja.

Rainstorm destroys school, several houses in Lagos

A heavy rainstorm has destroyed several buildings in Lagos State, including school, church, and several houses.
Thousands of children in face masks flocked back to school in Ivory Coast on Monday after the country became one of the first in West Africa to restart lessons after a two-month coronavirus shutdown.

Ivory Coast reopens schools after virus shutdown

Thousands of children in face masks flocked back to school in Ivory Coast on Monday after the country became one of the first in West Africa to restart lessons after a two-month coronavirus shutdown.

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The United States of America ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has said the recent visa ban to Nigerians will be reviewed, if certain conditions are met.

US envoy inaugurates emergency health operation facility in Bayelsa

The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has inaugurated a state-of-the-art public health Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The Vice-President’s daughter, Kiki Osinbajo, has denied owning a property worth N800m in highbrow Wuse 2 area of Abuja.

VP Osinbajo’s daughter denies owning N800 million property

“It may be difficult for people like him to understand that a young woman can work hard and succeed on her own steam. Anyone can verify the ownership of the property of Glamd Africa at AGIS in Abuja. I am a tenant in the property. My landlord’s name is Musa Adams.”
The Benue State House of Assembly has been shut indefinitely to allow members and staff to undergo COVID-19 screening and treatment.

Benue Assembly suspends plenary for members to undergo coronavirus tests

The Benue House of Assembly has suspended its plenary sessions to allow lawmakers and members of staff to subject themselves to COVID-19 screening.

Benue university pro-chancellor, other staffers test positive for coronavirus

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Benue State University, Makurdi, Prof. Zacharys Gundu has tested positive for COVID-19.
Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.

Pep Guardiola: Bernardo Silva’s bad form may be my fault

Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.