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Education in parlous state, overhaul it, Pastor Bakare tells FG

  The founder of Latter Rain Assembly, Lagos, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has called on the Buhari administration to overhaul the nation's education system.   The move, he said, would create the right quality of graduates in the various institutions of learning.   Bakare disclosed...

2023: Naming a successor will create problems for me- Buhari

  •Says N1trn injected into education sector in four years  President Muhammadu Buhari has said that naming a successor now, ahead of the 2023 presidential elections, will create problems for him and those making such calls at this time. President Buhari made...

Northern governors to convene summit on insecurity, education

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has disclosed that the northern governors will soon convene a summit on insecurity and education, following the outcome of Presidential Policy Retreat at the weekend. Lalong, who disclosed this to State House Correspondents at...

Child hawking: Kebbi govt. blames Niger, Benin republic for increase in State

  The Kebbi state government, has attributed the high rate of child hawking in the State, to the influx of children from Niger and Benin republic. The Kebbi state Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Magawata Aliero, who disclosed this in an interview...

SDGs: Foundation urge Buhari to invest in education sector

  The Director of Caleb Danladi Foundation, Mr Caleb Danladi, has advised the newly re-elected President, Mohammadu Buhari, to invest in the Education sector as it is critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He further urged stakeholders in the...

German govt. donates €15m to education for conflict affected children in Nigeria

The German Government has announced a new contribution of 15 million euros to UNICEF Nigeria, to support the provision of quality and equitable basic education and strengthen the resilience of the most vulnerable communities, especially children, in Adamawa and...

Former DMO boss says 45 percent of funds for basic education in Nigeria misused

The immediate past Director General of Nigeria’s Debt Management Office, DMO, Dr. Abraham Nwankwo, on Monday said that 40 - 45 percent of funds meant for basic education in Nigeria have been misused. " About “40% - 45% 0f domestic funds meant...
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Nigeria reports 5 additional COVID-19 deaths, over 385 more cases

  According to the NCDC as of 11 p.m. Wednesday, Nigeria now has 8,733 cases of COVID-19 with 2,501 recoveries. The...
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Continental Reinsurance firm Honours Top African Journalists at Virtual Awards Ceremony

  By Ajuma Edwina Ogiri A Leading Pan African Reinsurance firm, Continental Reinsurance Plc, has honoured winners of its 2020 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards at...

Alleged corruption at AfDB : I’m unperturbed, innocent, says Dr Adesina

        In spite of spirited efforts in some quarters to tarnish his reputation and prejudice the bank’s governance procedures, the President of the African Development...

COVID-19: FG to amend National Endowment for the Arts Act

  In a bid meet the demands of the creative sector and reposition it post-COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government says it will soon send a...

COVID-19: FG proposes shift system as it reopens schools soon

  Ahead of the re-opening of schools across the country, the Federal Government said on Thursday that it would soon announce measures for safe resumption by students. The government said...