FG reverses resumption of schools, withdraws Fed Govt Colleges from 2020 WASSCE

The federal government has reversed its earlier decision to reopen schools. It has also withdrawn students of Unity Schools from the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) scheduled for August 5 and September 5. The examination was initially postponed indefinitely to check the spread of COVID-19. But Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, minister of state for education, […]

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BREAKING: FG Reopens Schools For Some Students, Lifts Ban On Inter-State Movement; Airports Also Set To Reopen

President Buhari has approved, on recommendation of #PTFCOVID19, SAFE REOPENING of Schools ONLY FOR STUDENTS IN GRADUATING CLASSES (Primary 6, JS3, SS3) to enable them prepare for exams. Also approved: SAFE REOPENING of domestic aviation services “as soon as practicable.” PTF: All Daycare & Primary schools to remain closed until further evaluation, except for Common […]

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National Open University of Nigeria not recruiting – Management says

By Emmanuel Afonne The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has described as fake news a report by an “obscure website” claiming that the institution was recruiting. A statement issued on Friday in Abuja by NOUN Director of Media and Publicity, Malam Ibrahim Sheme, described the story published on June 20 as fake news. Sheme […]

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COVID-19 19; NIGER COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION SAYS GOVERNMENT STILL OBSERVING RISKS OF REOPENING SCHOOLS.

PRESS RELEASE Niger State Commisioner Of Education Hajiya Hannatu Jibrin Salihu, has disclosed that Government is still observing carefully, the risk of re-opening schools and putting in place post COVID-19 school reopening plans and strategies based on the current situation to ensure maximum caution. The Commissioner, stated this yesterday at COVID-19 Response Inter- Sectoral Stakeholders […]

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COVID-19: FG gives conditions for reopening schools

By Veronica Dariya The Federal Government has advised institutions of learning to put in place preventive measures against COVID-19 before announcing re-opening dates. The Minister of Education, Mr Adamu Adamu, gave the advice at the 2020 Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions on Tuesday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that […]

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ABU’s new Vice Chancellor, Bala, takes over By Isa Sa’idu, Zaria

The new Vice Chancellor (VC) of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Professor Kabir Bala, on Thursday, took over the mantle of leadership of the institution in a brief ceremony. Professor Bala was appointed VC at the university’s 189th special Governing Council meeting that took place on January 22, 2020 after emerging as the overall […]

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ASUU rejects BVN submission as condition for payment of withheld salaries

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has rejected the submission of Bank Verification Number as a condition for the payment of February and March withheld salaries of its members at federal universities. ASUU President Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja. The Federal Government had […]

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Registration of new students ongoing at Open University – Management

By Emmanuel Afonne The Management of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) said on Thursday that its registration portal would remain open in spite of the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic until new entrants complete their admission procedures. A statement issued on Thursday by Mr Ibrahim Sheme, Director of Media and Publicity, NOUN, stated […]

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