Lagos primary, secondary schools resume September 21

…Pre-primary remain closed Public and private schools in Lagos are to resume for the new 2020/2021 academic session on Monday, September 21, 2020. However while all classes in private primary …

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CBN Cuts Interest Rate On Savings Deposits To 1.25%

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed deposit money banks in Nigeria not to pay less than 1.25% in interest on savings deposit accounts. According to a circular signed …

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ASUU warns FG against reopening universities

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has warned the Federal Government against reopening universities without fully equipping them against COVID-19. Speaking during a press conference in Jos, Zonal Coordinator, …

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104 Unity Colleges reopen tomorrow – FG

The Federal Government on Monday announced the reopening of the 104 unity colleges for SS3 students to undertake revision ahead of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination slated …

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China’s central bank injects 30bn yuan into market

China’s central bank continued to pump cash into the banking system via reverse repos on Tuesday to maintain liquidity. With no reverse repos maturing Tuesday, the People’s Bank of China …

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ASUU decries proliferation of universities in Nigeria

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has accused the Federal and State Governments of proliferation of universities in the country. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, the National President of ASUU, expressed …

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We’ll not reopen our schools in spite of released WAEC timetable -FG

The Federal Government has dismissed media report that Unity Schools will be reopened for graduating students to sit for their final examinations. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, stated …

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Kenya Declares School Year ‘Lost’, Classes Back In 2021

Kenya on Tuesday declared that its school year was considered lost because of the coronavirus pandemic, and primary and secondary pupils would return to class next January. The school year …

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ASUU threatens to reject appointment, promotion through IPPIS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday said any appointment and promotions carried out under the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) is illegal. The Union has …

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Why schools can’t reopen now, by PTF

The Presidential Task Force(PTF) on COVID-19 has explained why schools cannot reopen now. It said the decision was part of measures being taken to protect vulnerable Nigerians who may have …

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