COVID-19: We may change Jan 18 school resumption date —FG

COVID-19: We may change Jan 18 school resumption date —FG

The Federal Government today said it would review the January 18 earlier date fixed for resumption of schools across Nigeria. It attributed the decision to the second wave of COVID-19 currently ravaging the country. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this while answering questions during a press briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. The minister said, “On the January 18 resumption date, we are reviewing it. We are going to…

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COVID-19: FUTA releases resumption date

COVID-19: FUTA releases resumption date

FUTA RESUMES ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES ON MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2021 The Senate of the Federal University of Technology Akure, at its meeting of Friday, January 8,2021, has given approval for the resumption of academic activities from Monday January 18, 2021. By this notice ,students are expected back on campus on Monday January 18,2021. Students should not return to campus, under any guise, before the date of resumption. And in view of the current Covid-19 pandemic all…

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How motorcycle was used to kidnap us on Akure-Owo road —Couple

How motorcycle was used to kidnap us on Akure-Owo road —Couple

The couple, Mr and Mrs Gbenga Ibikunle who were recently kidnapped along Uso – Owo road have described as untrue the claims by the police and Amotekun corps in Ondo state that they secured their release from their abductors. The couple were kidnapped by some suspected gunmen along Akure-Owo Expressway at Uso community while travelling with their children from Ebonyi State to Akure last Tuesday. It was learnt that the kidnappers dragged the victims into…

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COVID-19: It’s dangerous to reopen Nigerian Universities now

COVID-19: It’s dangerous to reopen Nigerian Universities now

Branches of the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Sunday assessed COVID-19 protocols in the universities and said the institutions were not ready for safe reopening. The chapters of the union, in separate interviews with The PUNCH, commented on the directive of the National Universities Commission that universities could resume on January 18, but must adhere to COVID-19 protocols in hostels and lecture halls. ASUU said although its members were ready to start work, government…

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