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Buhari Lifts Ban On Interstate Movement, Approves Limited Reopening Of Schools

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the limited reopening of schools for students of graduating classes. Schools have been closed since March in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID). However, during a Monday press briefing by the chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, he disclosed that the…

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COVID-19: FG Urges Schools To Create Isolation Spaces Before Reopening

On Tuesday, June 23, the Federal Ministry of Education proposed that schools should have isolation spaces and have fully-equipped clinics before reopening. This was contained in the “Guidelines for schools and learning facilities reopening after COVID-19 pandemic closure”, submitted to the National Assembly. According to the guidelines, each school is “required to create temporary isolation spaces…

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Presidential Task Force Warns States On Reopening Schools, Viewing Centres + Other COVID-19 Updates

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has frowned upon the reopening of schools, television viewing centres and other areas of public interest amid the escalating cases of the pandemic. PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this during a live briefing on Monday in Abuja, the nation’s capital…

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George Floyd’s 6-Year-Old Daughter, Gianna Offered Full University Scholarship

Gianna Floyd, the 6-year-old daughter of late George Floyd has received a full college-age scholarship from the Texas Southern University (TSU). The University made the announcement on Tuesday night, the day George Floyd was laid to rest in his hometown of Houston. TSU said on the school’s Facebook page: ‘The Board of Regents of Texas Southern University (TSU)…

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COVID-19: Nigeria To Use Hotels And Schools As Centres For Isolating Patients

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has reportedly asked hotels and schools to be prepared because they may be used for isolating COVID-19 patients in the event of overflow of hospitals. Speaking on Thursday in Abuja during a press briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, said the government was reviewing…

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Lockdown: FG Insists All Schools Remain Closed Amid COVID-19 Spike

The Federal Government has warned all stakeholders in the sector that schools across levels remain closed amid the spread of Covid-19 across the country. The Ministry of Education made this known through a memo dated Friday, May 8, channeled to heads of commissions and regulatory bodies in the education sector. They also told authorities including…

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Lockdown: Lagos Warns Private Schools Against Third-Term Resumption

The Lagos State Government has restricted all private school owners who are planning  to resume academic activities for third term, 2019/2020 session. According to the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, she stated categorically that all schools in Lagos State remain closed and barred from opening for the third term, stressing that the State continues to offer free…

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Lagos Announces Closure Of Private And Public Schools Over Coronavirus

Lagos State Government has announced that it will be closing down all public and private schools from Monday, 23rd March 2020 as part of the preventive measures against the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. In a statement released by the state Commissioner for Education, Folashade Adefisayo, the state government said the move became necessary to prevent children and their…

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Akure College Student Asked To Destroy Phones After Being Prohibited From Using It

Teachers of the Federal Girls College Akure has sparked online backlash on Twitter after a video that has since gone viral, showcased a young female student destroying her phone and those of her schoolmates as punishment. According to YemieFash who shared the clip, the students who violated the rules of the school by bringing their…

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