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Minister Anwukah: President Buhari will run all-inclusive government

President Mohammadu Buhari will not leave any part of the country behind as he prepares for a second term in office.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government resuscitates technical teacher training programme

The Federal Government has commenced the resuscitation of the Technical Teacher Training Programme (TTTP) by a inaugurating a committee that would recommend ways of producing more technical and vocational teachers in basic and post-basic schools in the country.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Minister calls for governments intervention to revamp education

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has said stressed that the decay that pervades the country’s education sector requires urgent intervention by the three tiers of government to address the situation.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Adamu Adamu: Federal government committed to training of quality teachers

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, on Friday says the Federal Government, under President Muhammadu Buhari was committed to training of teachers for a functional and effective education sector in the country.
The quest for the best teacher in secondary schools in Nigeria in 2018 came to a glorious end on Thursday when Olasunkanmi Samuel Opeifa, a teacher from Government Day Secondary School, Karu, Abuja, emerged as the 2018 Maltina Teacher of the Year.

Olasunkanmi Opeifa emerges 2018 Maltina Teacher of the Year

The quest for the best teacher in secondary schools in Nigeria in 2018 came to a glorious end on Thursday when Olasunkanmi Samuel Opeifa, a teacher from Government Day Secondary School, Karu, Abuja, emerged as the 2018 Maltina Teacher of the Year.

Anthony Anwukah: December 2019 is deadline for teachers to acquire professional license

Prof. Anthony Anwukah, the Minister of State for Education, says the deadline for teachers to acquire their professional license is December, 2019.

Federal government considers compulsory levy for students in primary, secondary schools

The federal government on Thursday argued for the payment of compulsory levy by students in primary and secondary schools across Nigeria.

Minister calls for re-establishment of state education development fund

The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah, has called for the re-establishment of State Education Development Fund (SEDFund) to ensure additional and sustainable source of funding to enhance education service delivery.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Minister: What federal government doing to assist out-of-school children

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has said the implementation of pre-primary education and the establishment of Community Based Early Childcare Centre (CBECC) in 16 states has helped reduce the incidences of out-of-school children.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Education minister urges stakeholders to collaborate with governments

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Wednesday urged all stakeholders to collaborate with the Federal and State Governments to fund and boost the quality of education in the country.

Federal government to monitor SDG projects in schools

The Federal Government, on Monday, warned schools against executing or approving substandard projects under the platform of the Sustainable Development Goal number four (SDG4).

Federal government approves establishment of Skyline University

The federal government has given provisional licence for the establishment of a private institution, Skyline University, in Kano State.

Minister hints at mandatory extra year of studies for graduates

The federal government may be considering a mandatory extra year of studies for Nigerian students before entering the labour market.

79,878 candidates jostle for admission into unity colleges

No fewer than 79,878 candidates, sat for the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination, to enable them to gain admission into the 104 Federal Government Colleges also known as unity colleges across the country.

Federal government reintroduces history into school curriculum

The Federal Government has ordered the reintroduction of history as an independent subject into the basic and junior secondary schools in the country.

President Buhari: Federal government tackling youth unemployment

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the Federal Government is committed to tackling youth unemployment in Nigeria through the introduction of various initiatives which the youths can utilize to become gainfully employed.

Minister Adamu Adamu inaugurates governing boards of education agencies

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Thursday inaugurated board chairmen and members of 19 parastatals under the ministry.

JAMB chief seeks establishment of more centers of learning for the deaf

Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has called on the Federal Government to establish more centers of learning for deaf people in the country.

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Adams Oshiomhole: Emeka Ihedioha never won Imo, Supreme Court made correction

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole said ousted Imo governor Emeka Ihedioha did not win the 9 March 2019 election and that the Supreme Court judgment was a remedy for the fraud.
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One dies of Lassa fever in Ogun

Barely three days after the Ogun State Government denied outbreak of Lassa fever, a 26-year-old woman, Titilayo Akinsola, on Saturday, died of the hemorrhagic fever in Abeokuta, the state capital.
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Lassa fever: 29 deaths, 195 confirmed cases reported in 11 states – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that 29 deaths and 195 confirmed cases of Lassa fever had been reported in 11 states of the federation.

Iwo monarch laments failure of Yoruba language

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, Saturday lamented the failure of Yoruba language to evolve with the current trends and assert its identity among respectable languages in the world.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

Manchester United target Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo

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