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Nigeria Postpones Resumption Schools Indefinitely

Nigeria’s Minister of Education Adamu Adamu has announced an indefinite postponement of resumption by schools which was earlier slated for January 18. The decision, according to Adamu at a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday, is due to the recent surge of the coronavirus pandemic after the country declared the …

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Buhari Approves 40 Years Retirement Age, New Salary for Teachers

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an increase of service years from 35 to 40 and a special salary scale for Nigerian teachers. The President made the announcement on Monday as the world marked World Teachers’ Day. Buhari, who was represented by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, announced the …

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Schools to Reopen in Nigeria October 12

The Federal Government has announced the full reopening of 104 Unity Schools across the country from October 12. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who made the announcement at a press conference, said State Governments and private school owners are at liberty to reopen anytime from the said date. According …

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Nigeria Shelves Plan to Hold WASSCE in August

Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu (picture), has foreclosed the commencement of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) earlier announced to hold from August 4 to September 5, 2020. The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba, had on Monday announced the dates for the examination at the daily …

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