Schools in FCT, environs resume with COVID-19 adherence

As academic activities commenced nationwide on Monday, schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and its environs resumed with strict adherence to the Federal Government guidelines on Coronavirus (COVID-19) safety protocols. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondents who monitored the resumption in Abuja, report that some of the schools visited complied with the set…

FCTA warns on strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols

As schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) begin its second term academic calendar on Monday, the administration has warned management of both private and public schools to strictly adhere to COVID-19 established safety protocols. Figures from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) show that FCT recorded 199 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday…

Parents canvass two shifts system in schools to forestall COVID-19 spread

A cross-section of Enugu parents, on Saturday, advocated two shifts for academic activities in primary and secondary schools, reduce overcrowding and thus wide-scale transmission of COVID-19 within schools. The parents, who made the recommendations in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Enugu, specifically recommended morning and afternoon sessions as a viable…

Covid-19: Schools in Edo to remain closed

The Governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki Governor, has said that schools in the state would remain closed until February 1, as the state grapples with the second wave of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Obaseki stated this at a news conference, Friday in Benin, as most states across the federation gear up to reopen schools…

Keep schools open, private school owners tell FG

…30% of our members went bankrupt during last closure By Adesina Wahab School owners under the auspices of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPPS, have called on the government to keep schools open, saying the consequences of shutting them down are more grievous than the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic the government…

Enugu schools to resume January 18 

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State By Anayo Okoli – Enugu Enugu state Ministry of Education has announced that schools in the State would resume on January 18, 2020. The resumption date was agreed at a meeting between the State Commissioner for Education, Professor Uche Eze, officials of the Ministry and major stakeholders in the…