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A civil society organisation, the Act for Positive Transformation Initiative, has accused the Interim Management Committee, (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) of making an attempt to cover up an alleged 40billion fraud in the commission.
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.
Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka c, who announced this on Friday in Abuja during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, said all students in Nigeria have been granted free access to following e-learning portals; the schoolgate.ng and the mobileclassroom.com.ng App.
Jigawa State Government has said it is looking to convert some hotels in the state into isolation centers for the northwest region.
The IGP also urged officers to observe personal safety measures even as he further directed the Zonal AIGs and Command CPs to ensure that cases of unnecessary arrests and detention of suspects are not condoned.
Rivers State Government has ordered the closure of all schools in the state and directed religious organisations to restrict their activities as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has directed the closure of primary and secondary schools as well as tertiary institutions in the state as part of the measures to contain the deadly coronavirus codenamed Covid-19.
Enugu State Government has directed all primary and secondary schools in the state to close for the term on or before March 27.
Bauchi State Universal Basic Education Board (BASUBEB) says the state has recorded about 85 per cent increase in enrollment of pupils in primary and Junior Secondary schools.
Ekiti State Government has commenced the distribution of hand sanitisers, hand gloves and face masks to all public primary and secondary schools in the state.
The police in Ekiti State on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of three secondary school teachers for allegedly having carnal knowledge of female students believed to be minors.
The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday announced the publication of the maiden edition of StockTown, a comic book aimed at promoting financial literacy in Nigeria.
A suspected armed robbery and kidnap gang, who specialised in raping female victims and kidnapping of rich lawyers as well reverend fathers who keep church money in Enugu, Imo and Abia states, has been smashed by the operatives of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT).
Mr Saint Anakor, Special Assistant to Ebonyi Governor on Security and Utility (Capital City), has said that security personnel in the state are not exempted from the restriction on commercial motorcyclists from operating beyond 7 pm.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick says Gernot Rohr remains the best man for the Super Eagles and deserved to keep his job.
Pupils wearing face masks returned to school in Singapore on Tuesday and some workplaces re-opened as coronavirus restrictions were eased in the hard-hit city-state.
The government said it is still assessing the NCDC report and studying the situation to arrive at an informed position. This was disclosed by the State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo, in a short discussion with newsmen.
Zimbabwe summoned its US ambassador on Monday over remarks by a senior American official accusing the southern African country of stirring anti-racism protests over the death of George Floyd, the government said.
President Donald Trump vowed Monday to order a military crackdown on once-in-a-generation violent protests gripping the United States, saying he was sending thousands of troops onto the streets of the capital and threatening to deploy soldiers to states unable to regain control.