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Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

#EndSARS: Ogun governor closes all schools, bans commercial motorcycles

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has ordered the immediate closure of all schools in Ogun State from now till October 26.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF urges safe reopening of school

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has called on governments at all levels to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among kids as they plan re-opening of schools.
Enugu State House of Assembly

Enugu Assembly warns against exploitation as schools reopen

The Enugu State House Assembly has said that it will not tolerate the exploitation of parents and caregivers by School proprietors, through unnecessary charges as the state reopened primary and secondary schools today.
The federal government says adherence to social distancing in the era of coronavirus is only applicable at airports terminals and not in the cabin.

Airline operators dissociates from unions’ strike

Few hours to the commencement of the nationwide strike over the increase in pump price and hike in electricity tariff, Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has disassociated themselves from the action.
Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar, performed the ground breaking ceremony for the Construction of 5,000 houses units donated by Africa Nations Development Programme(ANDP).

Kebbi, Jigawa governors flag-off 5000 housing units

Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar, performed the ground breaking ceremony for the Construction of 5,000 houses units donated by Africa Nations Development Programme (ANDP).
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Bauchi reopens primary, secondary schools

The Bauchi state government has ordered the reopening of primary and secondary schools across the state with conditions that the government said must be met before schools can operate.
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.

Gombe approves reopening of schools

The Gombe State Government has approved the reopening of schools across the state, after six months of COVID-19 break.
Renowned Ifa Priest, Chief Ifayemi Elebuibon, has advocated the introduction of traditional religion into the education curriculum in South-West states.

Ifa priest advocates introduction of traditional religion into school curriculum

Renowned Ifa Priest, Chief Ifayemi Elebuibon, has advocated the introduction of traditional religion into the education curriculum in South-West states.
Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Enugu announces phased reopening of schools

The Enugu State Government has announced the phased re-opening of all primary and secondary schools in the state for 3rd term academic activities, on Monday, September 28, 2020.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo warns schools against unauthorised resumption of schools

The Ondo State Government on Wednesday says it had not directed or permitted the re-opening of public or private primary and tertiary institutions in the state.
Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, the Minister of Environment, at World Press Conference in Abuja, said the measures were to avert further outbreak and spread of the epidemic in many states of the federation.

Nigeria affirms commitment to eradication of ozone depleting substances

The Federal Government has said that it is committed to phasing out Ozone Depleting Substance (ODS) to mitigate the impact of climate change and enhance growth and development of local manufacturing industries.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.

Governor Lalong: We’ve spent only N366 million to fight pandemic

Against accusations that the Plateau State government has expended N1 billion to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Simon Lalong has said his administration has only committed about N366.5 so far.

Ogun schools resume for 2020/21 academic activities

Students of both public and private secondary schools in Ogun, on Monday, resumed for the 2020/2021 academic activities, with most of them complying with the COVID-19 protocols.

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.
Prof. Isaac Adeyemi, the former Vice Chancellor, Bells University of Technology, Ogun, has charged Nigerian youths to harnessy their knowledge via the internet to be drivers of innovation and creativity for a better Nigeria.

Youths should be drivers of innovation, creativity for a better Nigeria – don

Prof. Isaac Adeyemi, the former Vice Chancellor, Bells University of Technology, Ogun, has charged Nigerian youths to harnessy their knowledge via the internet to be drivers of innovation and creativity for a better Nigeria.
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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.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Governor Ganduje lauds Nigerian government’s level of preparation for schools reopening

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has commended the Federal Government for progress recorded and measures taken toward reopening of schools in the country.
The state Commissioner for Education, Dr Shehu Makarfi, said in a statement in Kaduna on Monday, that the directive was in compliance with the Federal Ministry of Education resolution for schools to open on August 4.

Northern states may reopen schools before October 30 – commissioners

The Commissioners of Education in the 19 Northern States, say they may reopen schools before October 30, but subject to approval of their respective state governors.

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#EndSARS: Police speak on Abuja violence

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Police arrest 12 suspects over attack on police stations in Benin

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday said that 12 suspects have been arrested in connection with the attacks and arson on Police Stations in Benin.
A paramedic intern with Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Morinola, Marian Omobukola was Tuesday, hit by stray bullets while discharging her official duties in Oshodi.

LASEMA personnel hit by stray bullet

A paramedic intern with Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Morinola, Marian Omobukola, was Tuesday, hit by stray bullets while discharging her official duties in Oshodi.
Marcus Rashford celebrates after scoring for Manchester United in their Champions League victory against Paris Saint-Germain. Franck Fife-AFP-Getty Images

Champions League: Marcus Rashford’s late strike sinks PSG again as Sevilla draw at Chelsea

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