The federal government, last week, reversed its decision to reopen schools for the graduating students, saying it will rather miss an entire session than risk exposing children to the dreaded coronavirus disease.
A regional economic outlook report by the African Development Bank, AfDB, says harnessing West Africa’s growing youth population for employment could speed up economic recovery after the devastation caused by covid-19 on the continent.
Despite emerging from an unprecedented lockdown in its history of public health emergencies, Nigeria’s covid-19 curve has failed to flatten, hitting record 24,567 cases with 565 deaths as at Sunday June 28, 2020.
The Federal Government, penultimate week, began the implementation of the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, despite the controversies that have continued to trail the project.
Nigeria’s social system exposed its defects and breakdowns when northern states began to muster efforts towards combating the deadly Covid-19 pandemic.
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On Monday, April 27, 2020, the four weeks lockdown of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; Lagos and Ogun states will expire. Since the lockdown, the novel coronavirus has continued to spread across Nigeria with over 1065 cases as well as dozens of deaths.
Nigeria's response to the COVID-19 pandemic seemed to have woken up following the exponential spike in the numbers, forcing authorities to impose a travel ban on at least 13 countries, mostly epicenters of the ravaging disease.
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