Happenings | National Headlines

Students, workers protest fuel price hike in Ibadan

Students, workers, and civil society groups hit the streets of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Tuesday, to express displeasure at the hike in the price of petrol as well as the increase of electricity tariff. The protesters, who carried placards with different inscriptions to convey their disapproval, while chanting anti-government songs, gathered at the…

Educational | National Headlines

FG may reopen schools soon, minister tells protesting students

The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, says the Federal Government has started considering full reopening schools. Nwajiuba said this during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday in Abuja, monitored by our correspondent. Though he said no date has been fixed yet for full schools’ resumption, the minister…