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EDUCATION

FG Approves School Resumption: All Secondary And University Students Should Take Note Of This

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally approved the recommendation of PTFCOVID19, the safe reopening of Schools only for students in GRADUATING CLASSES (Primary 6, JS3, SS3) to enable them to prepare for exams. All Secondary And University Students Should Take Note Of This; Not all secondary school students are allowed to resume but only the graduating students have been permitted to resume. This is to make them conclude their final examinations. The sets of people that are to resume include the Primary 6, JS3,

  1 year ago ago
FG Approves School Resumption: All Secondary And University Students Should Take Note Of This

EDUCATION

BUHARI Snubs Tertiary Institutions As Schools Reopen - Is This Fair For Final Year Students?

Special Adviser to the President on Digital and New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi, has just confirmed that President Buhari has given the go-ahead for schools to reopen for graduating students only. Source: AlJazeera He tweeted: "Pres. @MBuhari has approved, on recommendation of #PTFCOVID19, SAFE REOPENING of Schools ONLY FOR STUDENTS IN GRADUATING CLASSES (Primary 6, JS3, SS3) to enable them prepare for exams." This is a significant step towards the reopening of schools generally as well as a thoughtful move in ensuring

  1 year ago ago
BUHARI Snubs Tertiary Institutions As Schools Reopen - Is This Fair For Final Year Students?

EDUCATION

UPDATE: All Primary 6, JS3, SS3 Students Are To Resume Schooling As Universities Remain Closed

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally approved the recommendation of PTFCOVID19, safe reopening of Schools only for students in GRADUATING CLASSES (Primary 6, JS3, SS3) to enable them to prepare for exams. The Federal Government has also approved the safe reopening of domestic aviation services as soon as practicable but, no date has been set for the reopening of airports and schools in Nigeria. However, all Daycare, Primary schools and universities are to remain closed until further evaluation, except for

  1 year ago ago
UPDATE: All Primary 6, JS3, SS3 Students Are To Resume Schooling As Universities Remain Closed

COVID

Younger People Aged 20 to 40 are the Ones Driving Transmission of Coronavirus - Chikwe Ihekweazu

The Director General Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) Mr Chikwe Ihekweazu, have stated that younger People between 20 to 40 years of age are the ones that are driving the transmission of the Deadly Coronavirus, while the elderly people are suffering most from the virus. He further stated that 3 out of 5 of all the people that have died from Coronavirus are 50 years and above. He made the statement through the official Twitter page of the Covid-19 Presidential Task Force. He wrote: Director General NCDC:

  1 year ago ago
Younger People Aged 20 to 40 are the Ones Driving Transmission of Coronavirus - Chikwe Ihekweazu

TRAVEL

Presidential Task Force News Update: Places of worship to open but school closed till further notice

BREAKING: Effective from tomorrow:  1. Nationwide curfew remains in place, timing now 10pm—4am. 2. Full opening of financial sector - normal working hours  3. Restricted opening of places of worship, (regular church & mosque services ONLY), to be based on State Govt protocols. 4. Interstate travel remains prohibited except for goods &essential travel 5. Gathering of 20 persons remains prohibited;outside of workplaces + religious services 6. Aviation Industry requested to start developing protocols for d

  2 years ago ago
Presidential Task Force News Update: Places of worship to open but school closed till further notice

POLITICS

June 21, The Domestic Flight resumption Date no longer feasible - FG

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) earlier on disclosed June 12th as the date for domestic flight resumption. This was not without a condition inorder to ensure the safety of Nigerians and protect them from Covid-19. The conditions was that the airlines were maintained, and their staff trained inorder to ensure passengers safety. NCAA chose 5 airlines for this operation. However reports from the president taskforce briefing today shows that these will no longer be feasible as the Director General o

  1 year ago ago
June 21, The Domestic Flight resumption Date no longer feasible - FG

EDUCATION

Reactions as FG Lift Inter-state travels, Domestic Flights and approve schools reopening (See Date)

The news we have all been waiting for is finally here as Federal government announced lift on inter state travels and approved schools reopening. Happening today, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved on recommendation of #PTFCOVID19, safe opening of schools only for students in graduating class (i.e primary 6, Jss3, SS3) to enable them prepare for exam. The President also approved safe opening for domestic aviation services as soon as practicable. Meanwhile, all daycare and primary schools should remain close

  1 year ago ago
Reactions as FG Lift Inter-state travels, Domestic Flights and approve schools reopening (See Date)

COVID

Geoffrey Onyeama tests positive for coronavirus

Nigeria Minister of Foreign Affairs has tested positive for Coronavirus. The minister made the update Via his verified twitter handle, the minister said his fourth Covid-19 test returned positive on Saturday. Did my fourth Covid-19 test yesterday at the first sign of a throat irritation and unfortunately this time it came back positive. That is life! Win some lose some. Heading for isolation in a health facility and praying for the best. #StayHomeSaveLives #COVID19 #PTFCOVID19 — Geoffrey Onyeama (@GeoffreyOnyeama)

  1 year ago ago
Geoffrey Onyeama tests positive for coronavirus

POLITICS

President Buhari receives updates on state of the Nation from the PTFCOVID19

President Mohammed Buhari receives a briefing from the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19. Following this presentation, he has approved the following: Phase 2 of Eased Lockdown will be extended for another 4 weeks (June 30–July 27). Permission of movement across State Borders outside of curfew hours, from July 1, 2020. President Buhari has also approved the re-opening of schools ONLY FOR STUDENTS IN GRADUATING CLASSES, to allow them to prepare for examinations which include Primary 6, JSS3 and SSS3. He also

  1 year ago ago
President Buhari receives updates on state of the Nation from the PTFCOVID19

POLITICS

President Muhammadu Buhari Suspends FEC meeting, Council of state meeting and others.

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE PRESIDENCIAL TASK FORCE (PTF) ON #CORONAVIRUS. President Muhammadu Buhari, on the recommendation of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on #Coronavirus, #PTFCOVID19 has approved the following additional measures:   Suspension of weekly FEC meetings until further notice Postponement of meeting of Council of State scheduled for Thur 26 March, 2020 All land borders that have been hitherto under partial closure shall now be closed to human traffic for 4 w

  2 years ago ago
President Muhammadu Buhari Suspends FEC meeting, Council of state meeting and others.

HEALTH

COVID-19: Dr. Osagie Ehanire, (HMH) meets with PTFCOVID19 & Northern Traditional Leaders Committee

The Federal Minister of Health of Nigeria, made a Tweet on its official handle on the meeting held between the Honorable Minister of Health (HMH) Dr. E. Osagie Ehanire, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 (PTFCOVID19) and Northern Traditional Leaders Committee on Primary Health Care delivery for the control of COVID19 pandemic. Dr. Osagie Ehanire state that “COVID19 which was imported into Nigeria about 6 months ago is now in its community transmission phase.” Dr. E. Osagie Ehanire said: "It has become imperative

  1 year ago ago
COVID-19: Dr. Osagie Ehanire, (HMH) meets with PTFCOVID19 & Northern Traditional Leaders Committee

POLITICS

See Nigerians' Reactions as Geoffrey Onyeama Confirmed that He Tested Positive for Covid-19

Nigerians expressed mixed feeling reactions at the breaking news that Geoffrey Onyeama, the Nigeria Minister for Foreign Affairs has just been tested positive for Coronavirus as announced on his twitter account.  He writes as quoted below that: "Did my fourth Covid-19 test yesterAffairsday at the first sign of a throat irritation and unfortunately this time it came back positive. That is life! Win some lose some. Heading for isolation in a health facility and praying for the best. #StayHomeSaveLives #COVID19

  1 year ago ago
See Nigerians' Reactions as Geoffrey Onyeama Confirmed that He Tested Positive for Covid-19

POLITICS

President Buhari On The Recommendation of The Presidential Task Force On Coronavirus.

President Muhammadu Buhari, on the recommendation of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on #Coronavirus, #PTFCOVID19 has approved the following additional measures:   Suspension of weekly FEC meetings until further notice. Postponement of meeting of Council of State scheduled for Thur 26 March, 2020 All land borders that have been hitherto under partial closure shall now be closed to human traffic for 4 weeks eff. 23rd March, 2020  In order to protect Federal Civil and Public Servants, a circular to be is

  2 years ago ago
President Buhari On The Recommendation of The Presidential Task Force On Coronavirus.

COVID

Breaking: Minister of foreign affairs Geoffrey Onyeama tests positive to COVID-19

Nigeria’s foreign affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, has tested positive for COVID-19. After having series of test on him, the last of it came out positive for COVID-19. The minister did his fourth Covid-19 test on Saturday at the first sign of a throat irritation he noticed. The mister made this known through a tweet on his Twitter account. “Did my fourth COVID-19 test yesterday at the first sign of a throat irritation and unfortunately this time it came back positive. That is life! Win some, lose some.

  1 year ago ago
Breaking: Minister of foreign affairs Geoffrey Onyeama tests positive to COVID-19