Nigeria

Lagos govt okays full reopening of schools Monday

The Lagos State government has directed all public and private primary and secondary schools in the state to re-open and continue with their academic activities from next Monday, November 2nd.

It also asked students in public schools who stay in hostels to resume a day earlier, Sunday.

The state Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, made the announcement in a statement made available by the Head of Public Affairs of the ministry, Mr Kayode Abayomi, on Thursday.

She said the year 2020 had been an unprecedented one as it has witnessed frequent school closures and disruption of academic activities.

While praying and hoping for a steady academic calendar subsequently, she advised students to take their studies more seriously in a bid to recover for the lost period.

She, however, reaffirmed that the state government would continue to give priority to their safety and that of their parents and members of staff across the state.

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Money laundering: Dismiss Mompha’s no-case submission, EFCC tells court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has beseeched Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss the no-case submission filed by suspected internet fraudster, Ismail Mustapha, also known as Mompha, who is standing trial over an alleged N32.9 billion fraud.

FCTA bans #EndSARS protest, street demonstrations in Abuja

The Security Committee of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has banned all street demonstrations, protests and processions in the territory, including the EndSARS protest.

A statement on Thursday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Minister of FCT, Anthony Ogunleye, the decision to ban all street demonstrations was taken at the committee’s meeting on Tuesday.

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Okonjo-Iweala in Aso Rock, holds meeting with Buhari

Former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, is at the presidential villa, Abuja for a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.

She came into the president’s office accompanied by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo and the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Zubair Dada.

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Wolves forward Jimenez was carried off on a stretcher after a head-to-head collision with David Luiz
Georges Jesus: Maradona had a passion for the game. Ronaldo has it to some extent, Messi does not
Donnarumma on the contract: no Problem. I want to stay in Milan for a long time
Mourinho on 0:0 with Chelsea: if anyone should have won, it was Tottenham. The players in the dressing room are not happy and it's fantastic