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Nursery and primary schools to reopen in Rivers state on November 23

Governor Nyesome Wike of Rivers State has approved the reopening of all public and private nursery and primary schools in the state. A confirmation by Chidi Adiele, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education Tuesday November 17 says schools are to reopen on November 23 Adiele who recalled that schools were closed in March due […]

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Lagos state government shuts down schools over #ENDSARS protests

The Lagos state government has ordered the immediate closure of all schools in the state following the ongoing End SARS protest. The order was contained in a statement released on Monday October 19 by the state’s Head of Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi. The statement  quoted the state Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, as saying that […]

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Schools to resume in FCT on October 11

Schools in the Federal Capital Territory have been directed to resume on October 11 by the FCT Minister, Mallam Muhammad Bello. Boarding students are expected to resume on Sunday, October 11 while academic activities will begin on Monday October 12. Bello who told newsmen that the guidelines for the reopening of the schools will soon be released and […]

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FG approves full reopening of 104 Unity schools

The Federal Government has announced October 12 for full reopening of 104 Unity Schools across the country. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, made the announcement at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday, October 2. He said State Governments and private school owners are at liberty to reopen based on guidelines developed for the safe […]

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Unity schools to resume October 11- Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has announced that unity schools will be reopening across the country on October 11. The Minister in the letter which confirmed the reopening of Unity Schools, said the decision was taken to enable students who have been at home since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic to complete their academic session which will […]

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FG orders schools to conduct weekly COVID-19 assessment

As more states gear towards the full reopening of schools on Monday, the Federal Government has released more guidelines that will  prevent/curb the spread of COVID-19. According to the NCDC, schools have been mandated to conduct COVID-19 risk assessment every week. The NCDC also disclosed that  local governments and states  were  directed to conduct monthly […]

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BREAKING: FG okays full reopening of schools 

The Federal Government says state governments and school administrators should start making preparations for the full reopening of schools in the country. National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, during a briefing at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, said the task force recommends phased return of students to classrooms. Aliyu […]

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Lagos State Governor orders reopening of schools in the state

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered the reopening of tertiary institutions in the state effective Monday, September 14. The governor disclosed this development during a regular briefing on the state’s COVID-19 status on Saturday, August 29. During his address, the governor announced that primary and secondary schools are also tentatively scheduled to re-open from […]

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Private universities write NUC, seek reopening of schools

The Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Private Universities (CVCPU) has written the National Universities Commission (NUC), demanding the reopening of private universities for on-campus delivery of teaching and learning. In the letter addressed to the Executive Secretary of NUC Professor Abubakar Rasheed, the CVCPU noted that there will be serious distortion and damage in academic calendar and […]

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Borno classroom turned into a poultry farm as schools remain closed due to the pandemic

A classroom in Borno state has been converted into a poultry farm as schools remain closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Photos shared online show numerous domestic fowls and poultry feeding on what used to be the floor of a classroom. Chairs and desks were piled on top of each other on one side of […]

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FG releases guidelines for schools resumption

The Federal Government has issued guidelines ahead of the planned resumption of schools in the country. The guidelines, which failed to disclose the date of school resumption, was signed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu and Minister of State (Education), Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba. It was developed in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of […]

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Schools must create isolation spaces and fully-equipped clinics before reopening – FG

The Federal Ministry of Education has said that schools must create 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 on Tuesday, June 23. According to the guidelines, each school is “required to create temporary […]

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FG presents guidelines on schools’ reopening to National Assembly

The Minister of State for Education Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba on Tuesday June 23, presented proposed guidelines for the reopening of schools to the National Assembly. Recall that schools in the country were shut down in March by the Federal Government to curb the spread of Coronavirus. Making the presentation in a meeting with the Senate […]

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Cross River public schools to resume on June 16

The Cross River State government has announced that public schools in the state will resume on June 16. In a press statement released by Governor Ben Ayade’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Mr Christian Ita, it was gathered that the Cross River state Governor has directed the mass production of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) […]

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Schools may reopen after ban on interstate lockdown has been lifted- Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba says

Emeka Nwajiuba, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education, has suggested that schools may reopen after the ban on interstate travel has been lifted nationwide. The ban was placed by the Federal government as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the country. The Minister said this at the daily briefing […]

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Schools will reopen soon but no date yet – Minister of State for Education,Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has disclosed that plans are being made for the reopening of schools nationwide, however, it won’t happen in two weeks as being speculated in some quarters. Nwajiuba, made the clarification on Thursday during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, following rumours making the round […]

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Banks to open between 8am to 2pm, schools and restaurants to remain shut as FG releases guidelines for easing of lockdown on Monday May 4 (videos)

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID19 has released the guidelines for the ease of the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the FCT which will come into effect next week Monday May 4. Briefing newsmen on the guidelines for the ease of the lockdown, the National coordinator of the Presidential taskforce on COVID19, Sani Aliyu, […]

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BREAKING: FCT Management Orders Closure Of Schools In Abuja Over Fear Of Coronavirus

As part of the precautionary measures to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in the country, the Federal Capital Territory administration (FCTA) has ordered the closure of all schools in Abuja until further notice. This is coming after the outbreak of four new cases of Coronavirus in Lagos on Thursday. Earlier on Wednesday, five fresh cases […]