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Breaking: FG Releases Official Statement Announcing Exam Dates For Jss3 & SS3 Students

The Ministry of Education has announced that exit classes in Secondary schools across the nation will reopen for academic activities on August 4.  A statement released this afternoon July 27, by the Director of Press, Ministry Of Education, Ben Bem Goong, says

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Federal/ State Government, Other Stakeholders Review Terms For School Re-opening

Representatives of the Federal, state governments and other relevant agencies will be meeting today to review the level of compliance with the conditions for schools to reopen across the country today. While the Federal Ministry of Education has released a 52-page document which highlighted ways

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Oyo State Cancels Third Term, Announces 2020/21 School Calendar

The Oyo State Executive Council has approved a new academic calendar to guide the resumption of schools and other associated educational activities in the state. According to the approved calendar, Third Term 2019/2020 session has been canceled and the promotion

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BREAKING: FG Makes U-turn On Schools Resumption, Stops WASSE 2020

The Federal Government has just reversed its earlier announcement on schools resumption and has instructed that no Nigerian students will not be participating in the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examinations, WASSCE earlier scheduled for August 5th and September 5th.

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Minister of State For Education, Emeka Nwajuiba Gives Update On Schools Reopening

Minister of State for Education Emeka Nwajiuba who spoke ahead of the planned reopening of schools, has disclosed that that graduating pupils in Primary 6, JSS 3 and SSS 3 resuming school is not a matter of compulsion, said the decision

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Breaking News: FG Eases Lockdown on Travel & Education Sectors | See Details

The Federal government has extended the ease of lockdown beginning from today, Tuesday, June 30 to July 29. Announcing this at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID19, the National Co-ordinator, Dr. Sani Aliyu, said the extension

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COVID-19: Governor Seyi Makinde Announces Resumption Date For Schools In His State

Barring any last-minute change, the Oyo State Government has modified the resumption of schools in the state that was earlier scheduled for June 29.The Government had earlier directed all terminal classes including Primary Six (Pry 6), Junior Secondary School Three (JSS3)

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Grandmum & Former Presidential Candidate, Prof. Remi Sonaiya On Why Gender Equality Instructions Should Be Taught In Schools Promptly

A former presidential candidate of KOWA party, Prof Remi Sonaiya, has urged the government to introduce gender equality instructions into the primary school curriculum. Sonaiya, who spoke in an interview with a Punch correspondent, said one of the ways to

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Lagos State Government On Why Schools Will Continue To Remain Closed

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has given reasons for the continued closure of schools and tertiary institutions in the state. Governor Sanwo-Olu gave the reasons two weeks after announcing that guidelines for reopening schools would be made public in the

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Minister Of Education Releases The Six Conditions Schools & Universities Must Meet For Reopening

Ahead of plans geared towards the reopening of schools and universities, the Federal Government has listed six conditions every learning institution in the country must meet before they can reopen for academic activities. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka

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FG Warns States Against Hasty Reopening Of Schools

States have been warned against reopening schools and other activities of mass gatherings ahead of proposed relaxation of measures taken to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the country. Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF and Chairman of

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Minister Of State For Education, Emeka Nwajiuba Speaks On When Schools May Re-open

Emeka Nwajiuba, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education, has suggested when schools may re-open nationwide. Speaking during a briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja on Monday, the minister disclosed that schools may reopen after the ban

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Nigerian Students/ Pupils Share Their Bitter-Sweet Experiences With E-Learning

For some months now, schools have been on lockdown as a result of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic and in a bid to keep the academic calender running without any disruption, some schools opted for online teaching. It was excitement galore

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COVID-19: Ekiti State Expresses Readiness To Reopen Schools

The Ekiti state Governor, Kayode Fayemi has said residents of the state will now have free movement for their daily activities from Monday to Friday between six in the morning and eight in the evening. He also directed civil servants

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FG To Release Guidelines On Safe Reopening Of Schools- SGF, Boss Mustapha

The Federal Government has said it would roll out the course of action for the reopening of schools in the country. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, stated this during a briefing on Wednesday in

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COVID-19: FG Speaks On Schools’ Resumption

Following the announcement by President Muhammadu Buhari, on a gradual lock down relaxation on the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Lagos and Ogun States, there have been speculations that schools may resume alongside other aspects of the economy. That will, however,

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COVID-19: Students Wear Social Distancing Headgears To Class As Schools Resume In Hangzhou, China

Life in China is slowly returning to normalcy since the outbreak of Coronavirus. With some schools now reopening after the long hiatus, one school in the city of Hangzhou has enforced social distancing by letting students wear DIY hats with

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Lagos State Government Reacts To Plans By Some Private Schools To Resume Third Term Classes Online

The Lagos state government has reacted to plans by some private schools in the state to resume on Monday April 27, for the third term academic session by online teaching. Lagos state is currently on lockdown and in a bid

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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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