Month: August 2020

WASSCE: COVID-19 positive students back to class

Frank Ikpefan, Abuja Some students who tested positive for COVID -19 while sitting for the ongoing 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) have been discharged, the Federal Government said on Monday. Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, disclosed this during a briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, in Abuja. He …

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COVID-19: Government gives update on dates for reopening of schools

The Lagos State Ministry of Education has distanced itself from an academic calendar indicating school resumption in the state. The ministry’s Education Quality Assurance, OEQA, unit called on people of the state to disregard the resumption time table circulating on social media. The purported 2020/2021 academic calendar, states that the first term of the session …

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UI announces date for post-UTME registration

The University of Ibadan, Ibadan has announced that the Post-UTME registration for prospective candidates will commence on Monday, September 7, 2020. This was contained in a statement released by the Registrar of the institution, Mrs. Olubunmi Faluyi on Monday. The registration will be available for candidates who scored 200 and above in the 2020 UTME. …

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COVID-19: It’s suicidal to reopen schools now – ASUU warns FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday, warned the Federal Government not to reopen schools, especially tertiary institutions of learning. ASUU said the reopening of schools without taking cognisance of the need to curb the spread of the deadly COVID-19 would be suicidal. The academic union lamented that the Federal Government did not …

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NECO speaks on extending registration of schools, candidates beyond deadline date

The National Examination Council (NECO), has revealed that the September 10 deadline for the registration of schools and examination candidates for the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) will not be extended. The examination body said that the 2020 NECO/SSCE examinations would commence on October 5, and end on November 18, 2020. NECO disclosed this …

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Says Johns Hopkins Noted that USA Records More than 6 Million COVID-19 Cases, – GCFRNG

File photos: Patient blood samples were seen during the COVID-19 vaccine study at the American Research Center on August 07, 2020 in Hollywood, Florida. Joe Raedle / Getty Images / AFP The United States on Monday passed six million coronavirus cases, according to Johns Hopkins University, adding one million new infections in less than a …

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There was a Decrease in India Economic Growth Due to COVID-19 Lockdown – GCFRNG

People walk in the sea after the government reduced the ban imposed as a precaution against the coronavirus COVID-19, in Mumbai on June 8, 2020.-Shops and temples opened in many cities across India in June 8 despite the country. records the daily number of new coronavirus infections, anticipating that a pandemic will destroy the city …

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It was a Successful Contract Between Novavax and Canada For 76 Mn Corona Cure – GCFRNG

(FILES) In this photo file, Dr. Nita Patel, chief antibody at antibody and vaccine development, promotes vial containing potent coronavirus, COVID-19, vaccine at Novavax laboratory in Gaithersburg, Maryland on March 20, 2020, one of the labs. develops antibiotics for coronavirus, COVID-19. -The Canadian government announced on August 31, 2020 its contract with the American secretory …

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Corona Protest Conducted by the Parliament was not accepted by Merkel – GCFRNG

(FILES) In this photo file released on August 31, 2015 German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a conversation in Berlin saying “We can do this!” and a controversial decision to open tens of thousands of immigrants to Germany. John MACDOUGALL / AFP. German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday denounced as “embarrassing” attempts by angry protesters …

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New Zealand Removes Auckland Corona Lockdown – GCFRNG

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks during a discussion on the COVID-19 coronavirus at Parliament in Wellington on June 8, 2020.-New Zealand has no case of COVID-19 active when the last patient was the country is clear and articulate. separately, health officials said June 8. Marty MELVILLE / AFP. Schools across Auckland reopened Monday …

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