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The Katsina State Government says it will not order the reopening of primary and secondary schools in the State until the Federal Government makes a definitive pronouncement on the issue.

Katsina schools to remain closed – official

The Katsina State Government says it will not order the reopening of primary and secondary schools in the State until the Federal Government makes a definitive pronouncement on the issue.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

2023: NYC tips Ebonyi governor for presidency

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has been enjoined to consider running for Presidency in 2023 due to his developmental strides in the state.
The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

Imo governor requests for re-accreditation of nursing schools

Governor Hope Uzodinma has appealed to the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria to consider the re-accreditation and re-opening of Nursing and Midwifery schools in Imo state.
The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, says restriction measures like social distancing, and wearing of face masks need to continue during the period of Ramadan, which is around the corner.

Nigerian government mandates schools to conduct weekly assessments

As the nation prepares for the reopening of schools, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has mandated schools to carry out weekly risk assessments while states and local governments are to conduct monthly and quarterly risk assessments.
Human Rights Watch - HRW

HRW: Foreigners ‘live in constant fear’ in South Africa

Foreign nationals in South Africa suffer “routine” harassment, violence and discrimination by locals and government authorities, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday.

Ebonyi commences junior WAEC exams September 21

The Ebonyi State Ministry of Education has approved the commencement of the 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination, widely known as Junior WAEC, across the 13 Local Government Areas of the State from September 21.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Oyo governor orders reopening of public, private schools

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the resumption dates for public and private primary, secondary and tertiary institutions in the state.

MAPOLY announces date for resumption, examinations

In compliance with the Ogun State Government’s directive on resumption of academic activities, the Academic Board of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta has approved Monday, September 21 as the date for the reopening of school for in-person academic activities.
Zimbabwe on Tuesday lifted a ban on inter-city travel and extended working hours as the government gradually re-opens the economy by easing Covid-19 restrictions.

Zimbabwe eases virus restrictions as exam classes start

Zimbabwe on Tuesday lifted a ban on inter-city travel and extended working hours as the government gradually re-opens the economy by easing Covid-19 restrictions.
Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says he is critical of the Nigerian army so that they can improve in their fight against insurgency.

Governor Zulum approves recruitment of 84 doctors, 365 nurses

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the recruitment of 84 doctors, 45 pharmacists and 365 nurses as part of measures to enhance healthcare delivery in the state.

Lagos university staff lock main gate over minimum wage

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) have locked the main entrance of the Lagos State University (LASU) over the payment of the minimum wage.
Senator Uba Sani advised the Southern Kaduna leaders to pull the brakes, move for a rapprochement with the State Government, and collectively work out strategies for frontal battle against bandits wreaking havoc on the communities and people.

Kaduna guber: We‘ll force Senator Uba Sani to contest – group

Ahead of the 2023 governorship race to the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House Kaduna, some citizens in the state who met under the aegis of United Awareness Forum (UAF) have declared support for Senator Uba Sani, saying they will force him to vie for the governorship of the State .
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, briefed Mr Buhari on the limitations of the distribution of palliatives to vulnerable persons to curb the economic impact of the coronavirus.

Governor Fayemi: Tertiary institutions to reopen in Ekiti October 2

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has disclosed that tertiary institutions will be reopened to students on October 2 subject to adherence to safety protocols to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti reopens schools September 21

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has announced September 21 date for reopening of primary and secondary schools in the state.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

NABTEB exams: Kano directs re-opening of six technical colleges for exit class students

Kano State Commissioner for Education, Malam Muhammad Sanusi Sa’id Kiru, has directed for the immediate re-opening of six technical colleges in the state to enable students in the exit classes to participate in the forthcoming NABTEB examinations.

Ekiti varsity holds virtual matriculation for 2019/2020 session

The Vice-Chancellor, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Prof. Edward Olanipekun, says the institution has concluded arrangements to begin e-learning.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has directed the state’s Commodity, Marketing and Distribution Board to take charge of supplying foodstuff for the boarding secondary school feeding scheme to guarantee its quality.

Zamfara denies preventing girls from sitting for SSCE

Zamfara Commissioner of Education Dr Ibrahim Abdullahi on Thursday, denied that the government had prevented three final year students of Government Girls Arabic Secondary School, Gusau from sitting for their final year examination.

UN condemns use of schools as isolation centres, IDP camps, military bases

The United Nations has condemned the repurposing of schools for use as markets, military bases, isolation centres and camps for internally displaced persons, IDPs, saying schools must remain safe places free of conflict and violence.

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SGF hails peaceful election in Edo

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Mike Okiro urges peaceful coexistence among ex-Niger Delta agitators, Nigerians

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