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Nigeria moves to revamp data collation system in educational sector – Premium Times – Education Nigeria

The Nigerian government says it has taken steps at collating timely statistics for effective planning and policy making in the educational sector. This was disclosed by the Minister of State for Education, Anthony Anwukah, at the launch of Nigeria Digest of Education statistics 2014-2016 and Nigeria Education Indicators for 2016 in Abuja. He said the

Ebonyi: INEC begins staff training on voter education – News Agency of Nigeria (press release) – Education Nigeria

Ebonyi : INEC begins staff training on voter education By Douglas Okoro Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun training of its staff on voter education to end voters’ apathy in the state in preparation for 2019 elections. The Ebonyi Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof. Godswill Obioma, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of

Don blames rot in education sector on policy somersault – The Punch – Education Nigeria

Femi Makinde, Osogbo Prof. Juliana Makinde of the Department of Public Administration, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has blamed the rot in the education sector on failure of government policies. Makinde, while delivering an inaugural lecture at the institution, said that Nigeria would continue to witness underdevelopment in the sector, as long as the problems

Thoughts on funding private education in modern Nigeria — Issue … – Guardian (blog) – Education Nigeria

Tony Afejuku Preamble The letter inviting me to give this keynote address stated clearly that I should focus on the theme of “Funding Private Education in Nigeria: Issues, Problems and Prospects.” I have no iota of objection to this topic. But I have used my freedom or liberty of critical judgment and selection to re-create

Thoughts on funding private education in modern Nigeria – Guardian (blog) – Education Nigeria

Tony Afejuku Preamble The letter inviting me to give this keynote address stated clearly that I should focus on the theme of “Funding Private Education in Nigeria: Issues, Problems and Prospects.” I have no iota of objection to this topic. But I have used my freedom or liberty of critical judgment and selection to re-create

Revisiting STEM Education as Vital for National Growth – THISDAY Newspapers – Education Nigeria

In view of the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics to the actualisation of any nation’s development plan, Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited (a Chevron company) and the other Agbami parties recently organised a STEM symposium where stakeholders discussed ways of prioritising STEM and making the subjects attractive to students and teachers. Uchechukwu Nnaike

UNICEF urges FG to increase funding of education sector – The Nation Newspaper – Education Nigeria

Mr Eki George, UNICEF’s communication For Development Specialist in Kaduna State, has urged the Federal Government ( FG ) to increase funding of the education sector to solve the nation’s technological challenges. George made the made the call at the opening of a five-day National Social and Behavioural Change Communication ( SBCC ) Strategy, for

President Buhari's northern Nigerian agenda – The Punch – Education Nigeria

Lekan Sote Clearly, many do not think that President Muhammadu Buhari’s alleged request for the World Bank to concentrate activities in Northern Nigeria is an innocent gaffe. The World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim, reveals: “In my very first meeting with President Buhari (in 2015), he said specifically that he would like (the World Bank)

Senate pushes for free, compulsory education for Nigerians – Daily Post Nigeria – Education Nigeria

Nigeria Senate on Tuesday pushed strongly for free and compulsory education for citizens at all levels. In a sponsored motion by Senator Ali Wakili (Bauchi South) drawing the attention of the senate to October 17 which is set aside by the United Nations to commemorate International Day for the eradication of poverty, he said government

UNO: education system not speaking to digital jobs market – The Nation Newspaper – Education Nigeria

The United Nations Organisation (UNO) has lamented that education systems are not speaking to the new digitalised job market, adding that there is need to redouble efforts to address inequalities in the provision of digital skills and competencies. Through its Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, a joint initiative by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and

NABTEB, NGO organize conference on vocational education – Daily Trust – Education Nigeria

The National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB), North Central Office in partnership with National Association of Technical and Vocational School Proprietors of Nigeria (NATESVOSPON), has organized a 3-day national conference on technical education. The conference with the theme: “The Role of Technical Conference on Technical and Vocational Education in the Industrialization of Nigeria”

Babalakin seeks better funding for varsities – The Nation Newspaper – Education Nigeria

Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, University of Lagos (UNILAG) Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN) has appealed for better funding for universities to enable them provide quality education. He said it is sad that no Nigerian university is among the first 800 universities in the world. Babalakin spoke at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Alumni Awards, which

Israel, Nigeria Partner on Education of Children with Special Needs … – THISDAY Newspapers – Education Nigeria

Alex Enumah in Abuja The Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Israel in Abuja, Nadav Goren, has disclosed of plans to collaborate with Nigeria in building capacity for the education of children suffering from autism and other disabilities.The move, which according to Goren is part of efforts at expanding

Israel, Nigeria Partner on Education of Children with Special Needs – THISDAY Newspapers – Education Nigeria

Alex Enumah in Abuja The Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Israel in Abuja, Nadav Goren, has disclosed of plans to collaborate with Nigeria in building capacity for the education of children suffering from autism and other disabilities.The move, which according to Goren is part of efforts at expanding

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