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FG Orders Closure Of Schools Nationwide

The Federal Ministry of Education is closing all tertiary, secondary and primary schools nationwide over the outbreak of the coronavirus in the country as part of measures to contain the spread. The Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr. Sonny Echono, confirmed this

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COVID-19: Schools Across UK To Shut Down Until Further Notice

The UK government will shut all schools in England as a result of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in other to contain the disease at the “right time”. Speaking at the government’s daily press conference on Wednesday, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

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Lagos State Shuts Down All Private and Public Schools Over Coronavirus

The Lagos State Government says it recognises it holds a strategic position as a force of commerce and travel, and will, therefore, not take chances with the ongoing threat of the global health pandemic brought by novel Coronavirus, COVID-19. In

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Coronavirus: PM Shinzo Abe Asks All Schools In Japan To Close

Japan’s entire school system, from elementary to high schools, will be asked to close from Monday until spring break late in March to help contain the Coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday, according to Reuters, Tokyo. The

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Eight UK Schools Shut Down As 18 Others Send Pupils And Staff Home Over Coronavirus Fears

Eight UK schools have been shut down for ‘deep cleaning’ and 18 more have sent pupils and staff into quarantine at home after half term ski trips to coronavirus-hit Italy. Despite a plea from the Public Health of England to

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What Do You Make Of This New Directive To Schools In Kwara State?

The Kwara State government has given new directives to public school administrators within the state and therefore banned some existing components of morning assemblies. The directive was contained in a statement released by the state’s Commissioner for Education and Human

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State Government Partners With UNICEF To Abolish Corporal Punishment In Schools

The use of corporal punishment in Nigerian schools has been a controversial issue across the country. While some consider as a necessary measure to instill discipline and foster compliance among students, others disagree, describing the act as inhuman. Critics of

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State Adopts Hausa As Language Of Instruction In Schools

Stakeholders globally have for years canvassed that school children be taught in the languages that they speak at home. In many countries where children where children are not taught in their mother languages, the approach can be a potent source

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Things To Consider When Choosing A School For Your Child

Decisions about where your child goes to school are very personal and can be difficult, but the feeling is common and normal with parents because no one wants to leave their child’s education to chance. Every parent’s wish is to

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Child Sexual Abuse: What to Check Before Enrolling Your Child in A School

Ololade Hector-Fowobaje A lot of depressing stories of proprietresses, teachers and other school staff defiling little girls as young as 2-years-old are reported on a regular basis. Owing to this and the fact that children spend a lot of time

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