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FG Orders Secondary Schools To Reopen August 4th

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FG Orders Secondary Schools To Reopen August 4th

The federal government has ordered secondary schools in the country to reopen from the 4th of August, 2020 for exit classes only.

The unanimous decisions were reached on Monday at a virtual consultative meeting between the Federal Ministry of Education, Honourable Commissioners of Education of the 36 states, the Nigerian Union of Teachers, (NUT), the proprietors of private schools, and Chief Executives of examination bodies.

Students will have two weeks within which to prepare for the West African Examinations (WAEC) due to start on the 17th of August, 2020.

According to a statement by the Director, Press and Public Relations of the Ministry, Ben Bem Goong, the meeting also agreed that the exit classes should resume immediately after the Sallah break, from the 4th of August, 2020 to enable them prepare for the WAEC examinations scheduled to commence from the 17th of August, 2020.

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He Said, “The meeting also resolved that a passionate appeal be made to the Federal Government through the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 and public-spirited Nigerians for assistance to schools across the country to enable them fast track the preparations for safe reopening, as agreed.

“Another meeting is to be convened tomorrow between the Federal Ministry of Education and Chief Executives of examination bodies namely, NECO, NABTEB, and NBAIS to harmonize their examination dates, which will be conveyed to stakeholders expeditiously by the Federal Ministry of Education,” he added.

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Nigeria Customs office adamawa Under attack by hoodlums

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Suspected Hoodlums, on Monday, looted Adamawa Custom Office, the eye witness said hoodlums where seen in their numbers breaking anything that stand in their way, carting away consumable and non-consumable items.

 

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NBC Fines Channels, AIT, Arise TV Over #EndSARS Coverage

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The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has sanctioned Africa Independent Television, AIT, Arise Television, and Channels Television for what it called a gross violation of the broadcast code, top of which is the use of unverifiable online video footages on social media.

The sanction, according to the Acting Director-General of the Commission, Armstrong Idachaba, will be a fine not less than two million Naira.

He warned that this will be the last warning before a heavier sanction will be introduced.

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Governors Forum Sues for Accurate Dissemination of Information

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Governors Forum Sues for Accurate Dissemination of Information

The Nigeria governors’ forum (NGF) have refuted claims of hoarding palliatives meant for distribution in various states of the country.

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In a statement by the head, media & public affairs of the NGF, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, the forum while pleading with the public to desist from spreading rumors said a lot of the information circulating the social media needs to be fact checked.

The statement said “the NGF reemphasizes and corrects the impression that palliatives found in warehouses that were broken into in Lagos and some other states were kept in storage for members of the society especially our vulnerable citizens.”

According to the statement, the erroneous impression in the public domain that these palliatives were hoarded is not just inaccurate, entirely erroneous and untrue but also mischievous, to say the least.

Until mid-October, when the NGF  had its last meeting, up to ten states had not participated in the flag-off ceremonies for the distribution of palliatives in their states. This was because the items meant for distribution in these states had not been completely received from CACOVID, the forum said.

The governors also explained that some other states that still had palliatives in their warehouses chose to keep a strategic reserve ahead of a projected second wave of covid-19.

The NGF assures all contributors to the palliatives that prior to the looting of these ware houses, states had kept full accounts of all the items received and distributed.

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