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school reopening: Schools To Conduct Weekly COVID19 ASSESSMENT – FG

The Federal Government has released more guidelines that will  prevent the spread of COVID-19 as  more states fully reopen schools  on Monday. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, which disclosed this on Thursday,  stated that  schools had been directed to conduct COVID-19 risk assessment every week. The NCDC also disclosed that  local governments and states  […]

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Universities Will Not REOPEN UNTIL OUR DEMANDS ARE MET – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has asked the Federal Government to honour the agreement it had with the union before making any announcement on the reopening of the universities after the COVID-19 pandemic. It added that it would unfold its next agenda if the Federal Government refused to negotiate the 2009 agreement signed by […]

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Lagos : PRIMARY & SECONDARY SCHOOLS TO REOPEN September 21.

Primary and Secondary schools in Lagos have been directed to reopen on September 21, 2020 by the state government.  Kayode Abayomi, head of public affairs unit at the ministry of education made the announcement and also revealed that while all classes in private primary and secondary schools are permitted to resume, only JSS 3 and SS2 students […]

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COVID19 : Presidential Task Force ISSUES WARNING AGAINST REOPENING OF SCHOOLS.

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Nigeria has warned states against rushing to reopen schools saying such action have escalated COVID-19 management situation in some other countries. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF, Boss Mustapha, speaking on Monday August 31 in Abuja said it would be in the […]

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LASU STUDENTS TO RESUME IN BATCHES – VC Fagbohun

Students of the Lagos State University, LASU, are to resume in batches, starting from September. The Vice Chancellor,  Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN, made this announcement on Monday, August 31, while speaking on a radio interview. He explained that 400, 500 and 600 levels students would resume first after which students in other levels would come onboard. The 400, 500 […]

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NO DATE FOR RESUMPTION OF SCHOOLS YET – Nwajiuba

The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, says no date has been fixed yet for full schools’ resumption even though the Federal Government had continued to engage stakeholders. Nwajiuba said this during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday in Abuja. The minister, however, expressed optimism that the date for […]

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Ebonyi State : CONFUSION & UNCERTAINTY OVER SCHOOL RESUMPTION

There was uncertainty and confusion over school resumption in Ebonyi as most schools in the state failed to resume yesterday (Tuesday). This is in spite of the resolutions of the Southeast Governors Forum directing that schools in the region should open Tuesday. Also, a statement by the Commissioner for Education, Onyebuchi Chima on Monday morning […]

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10 PRIVATE SCHOOLS SEALED FOR REOPENING DESPITE BAN ON ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES IN LAGOS.

The Lagos state government has sealed ten private schools in the state for flouting the closure directive from the Federal and state governments on schools in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was revealed by the Lagos State Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Mrs. Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, on Friday, July 3. Seriki-Ayeni who leads the […]

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OYO State GOVERNMENT RELEASES GUIDELINE FOR SCHOOL RESUMPTION.

The Oyo state government has announced some important guidelines which schools are expected to follow to ensure a smooth resumption in the state.  The State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology,  Olasunkanmi Olaleye who made the announcement on Wednesday July 1, said school heads, principals and teachers have undergone training on how to monitor and report […]

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NO REOPENING OF SCHOOLS FOR NOW – FG

The Federal Government has said that schools would remain closed “for now”, Bluebloodz.com  has learned. The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 made this known during its daily briefing on Monday. While giving an update on the PTF announcement, the Personal Assistant on New Media to @MBuhari, Bashir Ahmad, tweeted, “For now, all the schools are to remain […]