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Conduct Weekly COVID-19 Risk Assessment – FG Tells Schools
Conduct Weekly COVID-19 Risk Assessment ...

Conduct Weekly COVID-19 Risk Assessment – FG Tells Schools

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control has directed schools to conduct COVIDD-19 risk assessment weekly. The directive comes as part of measures to contain the spread of dreaded COVID-19 virus as more states are set to fully reopen schools on Monday. The NCDC equally ordered local governments and... read more »

Economy Will be Revatalised Soon, Buhari Promises Nigerians
Economy Will be Revatalised Soon, Buhari...

Economy Will be Revatalised Soon, Buhari Promises Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that the Nigerian economy would bounce back strongly, given the well-planned policy responses to the economic challenges which are fall out of the COVID-19 pandemic. He said his administration had implemented appropriate policies geared towards... read more »

CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agric Sector Lending to 10%
CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agr...

CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agric Sector Lending to 10%

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has asked banks in Nigeria to consider increasing the percentage of loans available to the agriculture sector to 10 percent by 2024. Emefiele advocated for a spike in the current four per cent. This comes on the heels of... read more »

Ekiti Set to Reopen Schools, Fixes Date
Ekiti Set to Reopen Schools, Fixes Date

Ekiti Set to Reopen Schools, Fixes Date

The governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi has ratified September 21 for the resumption of primary and secondary schools in the South West state. This comes after the recent approval by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) for the reopening of schools which have been shut since March in an effort to... read more »

Schools in Lagos State to Begin Phased Opening for the 2020/2021 Session from 21/09/2020
Schools in Lagos State to Begin Phased O...

Schools in Lagos State to Begin Phased Opening for the 2020/2021 Session fr...

The Honourable Commissioner for Education, Lagos State Mrs Folasade Adefisayo has announced the plans for *both Public and Private Schools* resumption in the State after the lockdown of schools as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We also wish to congratulate SS 3 students who have successfully... read more »

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CAF Postpones Continental Club Competitions Due to COVID-19 Upsurge

CAF Postpones Continental Club Competitions Due to COVID-19 Upsurge

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed all the remaining matches in Africa’s two continental club competitions for a second time due to COVID-19 concerns. The postponement... read more »

Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has announced suspension of its nationwide strike. This was disclosed by Dr Aliyu Sokumba, President of NARD in the late hours of... read more »

CBN Defends Policies, Rebuffs NESG Claims

CBN Defends Policies, Responds to NESG’s Claims

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has defended its intervention programmes aimed at stimulating economic growth, saying it everted food crisis during the peak of COVID-19 lockdown. This was... read more »

ASUU Kicks Against Resumption of Tertiary Institutions, See Reason

ASUU Kicks Against Resumption of Tertiary Institutions, See Reason

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has warned against reopening of universities at the moment as it could lead to second wave of COVID-19 in the country. This was disclosed by... read more »

Money Rain as President Buhari’s Daughter, Hanan Weds (See Video)

Money Rain at Wedding of President Buhari’s Daughter, Hanan (See ...

There was no shortage of spectacular scenes as President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Hanan and her groom, Mohammed Turad wedded on Friday. The lavish wedding which had its planners flown in from... read more »