Sanwo-Olu approves reopening of schools Monday, January 18

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved for private and public schools in the state to resume from Monday, January 18, 2021.   The decision was reached after “due consultations” with stakeholders, including Governors, Commissioners of Education, Proprietors and heads of institutions, staff unions and students.   Director General, Office of the Education Quality Assurance, OEQA, of the state Ministry of Education, Mrs Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, in a statement on Friday, Jan 15, said the Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo urged all school managers to enforce strict compliance with…

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2020 Budget: Senate approves President Buhari’s request to raise fresh N850bn loan

President Buhari has asked the Senate to approve his request to secure a fresh loan of N850 billion to fund some projects in the 2020 budget.   The request was made in a letter read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on the floor of the upper chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja today April 28.   According to the letter, President Buhari seeks to raise the loan from the domestic capital market to ensure adequate funds to finance projects in the budget.   The lawmakers unanimously approved the loan…

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Coronavirus: President Buhari approves use of Stadia, NYSC orientation camps as Isolation centers

President Buhari has reportedly approved the use of four stadia as well as all NYSC orientation camps in the country, as isolation centres in the fight against coronavirus pandemic. Minister of Youth and Sport, Sunday Dare made this known via social media page this afternoon.   He wrote;   Mr. President has approved for the Ministry of Youth and Sports to open and make available the stadiums in Surulere Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja and Kaduna as well as our NYSC camps nationwide for use as isolation centers as they are needed.…

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