Federal Government announces resumption of Unity Schools

The Federal Government on Friday announced that all Unity Schools in Nigeria should resume with effect from October 12. The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, stated this during a press conference in Abuja. According to the minister, schools across the country, are at liberty to fix resumption dates and ensure adequate safety measures. Adamu warned that schools who fail …

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Protesters urges Senate to shun social media bill

Youths have protested against the increase in electricity tariff hike and Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 in Nigeria. The protesters, who held balloons during their protests, also urged the Nigerian Senate to “kill the social media bill”. The protest tagged ‘#NotYetIndependent’ held in Lagos, Abuja, Yola, Benue, Bauchi, Benin, Auchi, and Iseyin. In a statement on Friday, the Centre …

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Arteta, Guardiola square off in Carabao-Cup quarter-finals

Mikel Arteta will face former mentor Pep Guardiola after Arsenal were drawn against Manchester City in the EFL Cup quarter-finals. Arsenal manager Arteta spent three seasons as an assistant to Guardiola during an unprecedented period of success for City before swapping jobs last December. The sides have met twice since then, with Arsenal exacting revenge for a 3-0 Premier League …

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WTO Position: Okonjo-Iweala, Mohamed, three others to know fate next week

The five candidates still in the race for the job of director-general of the World Trade Organisation will know their fate next week, according to AFP. The PUNCH had earlier reported that three candidates including Mexico’s Jesus Seade, Egypt’s Hamid Mamdouh, and Moldova’s Tudor Ulianovschi were dropped last month as the Geneva-based organisation said they didn’t secure enough support in …

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