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Sexual violence, poverty & education corruption in Nigerian secondary schools – Vanguard – Education Nigeria

This article is dedicated to Nigerian students who on an ongoing basis and in varying degrees are dehumanized, denigrated and depleted by our education system. I especially think of all the school girls and boys that are subjected to sexual violence and all forms of harassment by their teachers and the system in general. May

NUC pledges to improve standard in Nigerian varsities – Guardian (blog) – Education Nigeria

National-Universities-Commission • As NAL inducts new fellows With total support and relationship with the Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL), the National Universities Commission (NUC), has pledged to raise standard of university education in the country. Executive Secretary of the commission, Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, who disclosed this at the 2017 NAL yearly convocation, scientific session

Technical University will bridge Nigeria's skill gap —VC – NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) – Education Nigeria

TECHNICAL University (TechU), Ibadan, established by the Oyo State government, is out to bridge the observable yawning gap between theoretical knowledge and technical skill Nigeria needs to enable it make progress as a nation. Professor Ayo Salami, the pioneer vice chancellor of the university, disclosed this on Tuesday when he paid a courtesy visit to

ASUU strike may end in two days, says government – Guardian (blog) – Education Nigeria

Guardian (blog) ASUU strike may end in two days, says governmentGuardian (blog)According to Faborode, Nigerians are too eager to complain about the quality of education and that no Nigerian university is highly rated globally. “The way forward is a visible pragramme. It is very obvious that the nation is handling education with …ASUU interrupts research

ASUU strike: Tinubu calls for state of emergency on education – Daily Post Nigeria – Education Nigeria

Senator Oluremi Tinubu on Tuesday called for declaration of a state of emergency in Nigeria’s education sector. The lawmaker spoke in Lagos while reacting to the indefinite strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) nationwide. “We have to declare a state of emergency on education in this country”, Tinubu told newsmen

INVESTIGATION: Why Nigerian elitist schools prefer British education curriculum over Nigeria system – NAIJ.COM – Education Nigeria

Editor’s note: Education is unarguably is key to human survival and every child is entitled to quality and qualitative education. In an investigation carried out and sent to NAIJ.com, Austin Oyibode revealed how most elitist schools abandon Nigeria education curriculum in preference for British curriculum. “Teaching with the British curriculum in schools helps the children

Population, education and Nigeria's cycle of poverty – Guardian (blog) – Education Nigeria

Population, education and Nigeria's cycle of povertyGuardian (blog)Nigeria's population today is ranked seventh in the world at over 192 million and is projected to grow exponentially to over 233 million by 2025. This should be of grave concern to everyone, especially in view of the absence of national economic plans … Source link

Lagos state organises cultural education for children – P.M. News – Education Nigeria

An Ori-Olokun image: A symbol of Yoruba culture The Lagos State Government has promised to continue its support and sponsorship of indigenous cultural education for children in the state. Mrs Adebimpe Akinsola, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Arts and Culture, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday that state

Financial Inclusion Campaign To Reach Millions As Schools Resume – Leadership Newspapers – Education Nigeria

By Bukola Idowu, Lagos In about a month from now, secondary and primary schools across Nigeria will resume for another session but with an additional subject that is targeted at ensuring that the young ones who are the future of the country. This is due to a new curriculum that has been included

Charly Boy, democracy and education — Opinion — The Guardian … – Guardian (blog) – Education Nigeria

Nigeria’s singer Charles Oputa, popularly called Charlie Boy, carries a placard to demand that ailing President Mohammadu Buhari resume work or resign in Abuja, on August 7, 2017.<br />Dozens of protesters in collaboration with civil society marched through the streets to demand that Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari who has been away on medical vacation in

Charly Boy, democracy and education – Guardian (blog) – Education Nigeria

Nigeria’s singer Charles Oputa, popularly called Charlie Boy, carries a placard to demand that ailing President Mohammadu Buhari resume work or resign in Abuja, on August 7, 2017.<br />Dozens of protesters in collaboration with civil society marched through the streets to demand that Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari who has been away on medical vacation in

Lawmaker urges FG to reduce cost of external examination – The Nation Newspaper – Education Nigeria

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Setonji David, has called on the federal government to review the cost of external examinations to help indigent students in the country. The lawmaker who represents Badagry constituency II made the call in a chat with newsmen at the official distribution of the WAEC GCE

International Youth Day: 9mobile celebrates Nigerian youths – The Nation Newspaper – Education Nigeria

9mobile has celebrated Nigerian youths for their exceptional resourcefulness and the can-do spirit. The telecommunication company used the opportunity of the event to urge them to continue to engage in ventures that foster peace and development. Joining the United Nations in the commemoration of the International Youth Day 2017, 9mobile restated its commitment to empowering

Population, Education And Nigeria's Cycle Of Poverty – P.M. News – Education Nigeria

Nigeria Rasak Musbau Nigeria’s population today is ranked seventh in the world at over 192 million and is projected to grow exponentially to over 233 million by 2025. This should be of grave concern to everyone, especially in view of absence of national economic plans that could provide jobs for the new addition especially when

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