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Schools reopening: Rivers records low turnout of pupils, teachers

There was low turnout of pupils in Rivers State on Wednesday following the reopening of secondary schools for exit classes. It was gathered that most pupils and teachers were unaware that the school had resumed because the state government gave the directive late on Tuesday. It was, however, observed that most of the schools obeyed…

We’re still worried over school reopening – FG

As graduating pupils and students in primary and secondary schools resume for academic activities today, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, says reopening schools is still a source of concern. According to him, “this is based on the fact that the school system remains…

MURIC rejects WAEC’s ‘anti-Muslim timetable’

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has rejected the scheduled of the West African Secondary School Certificate Examinations over ‘its clash with the designated time for Muslims’ Friday prayers. The WASSCE examinations will begin on 11th of August, 2020 but MURIC believes that with some of the subjects clashing with the Jumua’ah prayers, ‘the examination body,…

WAEC: Kano Govt To Reopen Schools On August 10

Kano State Government has approved the reopening of Senior Secondary Schools in the state on August 10 to enable exit students to write their final examinations. This was disclosed in a statement issued on Monday by the state Commissioner of Education, Sunusi Kiru. The Commissioner explained that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje approved the resumption date to…

BREAKING: Ogun declares COVID-19 test free for SSS3 Students

Ogun State Government on Monday declared COVID -19 test free for all returning SSS3 students in private and public schools. It also instructed testing centres to commence the free test immediately. The government further directed that those that had already paid for the test should be refunded. Governor Dapo Abiodun, who made these known in…

Kano reopens schools August 10

Kano the state government has approved August 10 as the date for reopening schools for students preparing for the Senior Secondary school Certificate Examination. Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Sanusi S. Kiru while briefing the press in his office on Sunday, warned that under no circumstances should any school reopens before the scheduled date vowing to…

104 Unity Colleges reopen tomorrow – FG

The Federal Government on Monday announced the reopening of the 104 unity colleges for SS3 students to undertake revision ahead of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination slated for August 17. The government directed all the colleges open from Tuesday to pupils. Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba made the announcement at…

Plateau working out modalities for school reopening

Plateau State government has designed modalities for safe reopening of public and private secondary schools. The Nation had reported Federal Government’s directive for resumption of students in SSS3 on Monday to prepare for West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in the next two weeks. Commissioner for Secondary Education Mrs. Elizabeth Wapmuk told The Nation…

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