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OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.
The Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, has revealed that only 57 per cent of the nation’s basic education teachers are qualified.
It has been revealed that 11 out of the 36 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have not domesticated the Child Rights Act (CRA). Mrs. Sharoon Oladiji, UNICEF, Child Protection specialist, made the disclosure.
As part of efforts to celebrate 30 years anniversary of Convention on the Rights of Child (CRC), the Federal Government and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), have promised not to relent on their quest to secure the rights of Nigerian children.
Stakeholders in the education sector have commended Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki-led administration for revamping the state’s basic education sector through the Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (Edo-BEST) programme, noting that the initiative has revolutionized the sector.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has charged chairmen of the local government councils and local council development areas (LCDAs) to seek independent funding sources to develop their councils.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, says Nigeria will soon effect policy to prosecute parents who refused to enroll their children of school age in schools across the country.
The minister of education, Adamu Adamu, on Thursday announced that the World Bank has provided a total of $611 million to support the Nigerian government in strengthening universal basic education.
Federal and State Governments are set to take steps toward harmonising the Basic Education Certificate Examination.
Chairman, House Committee on Basic Education, Hon. Zakari Mohammed, has said the school feeding programme of the present federal government is fraud ridden.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has thrown it’s weight behind calls to jack up the retirement age for teachers from 60 years to 65 years to allow for further improvement in the standard of basic and secondary education in the country.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the downward review of the examination registration fees for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Senior Secondary and Basic Education Certificate.
Dr Garba Abari, Director-General of National Orientation Agency, has called on communities across the country to take advantage of community driven interventions of the Federal Government and those of development partners in boosting infrastructure development.
The International Republican Institute has selected 20 young political party leaders in Sokoto State for a six-month intensive leadership programme.
The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has approved the commencement of training for 5000 school teachers on the use of digital technology in teaching, as part of the ongoing reforms in the state’s education sector.
The World Bank, in collaboration with the Taraba state government, has completed the training of over 2,469 teachers on trauma healing to enable teachers handle traumatised school children in communities affected by crises on Friday ended across three centres in the state.
The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has alleged that some private schools were posing a serious challenge to the ongoing nationwide National Personnel Audit of all Basic Education institutions.
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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released another 15,490 results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME.
Committed to reducing the impact of global warming especially on the environment, Bayero University, Kano (BUK) is offering 3,000 free trees seeds to its immediate and external community.
The Delta State House of Assembly, has elected Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori from Okpe State constituency as Speaker of the seventh of the Assembly.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Wednesday 12th June, 2019 as Public Holiday to commemorate the maiden National Democracy Day.
Manchester United could reportedly pay David de Gea £20m in order to force through a transfer this summer.
Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has constituted a seven-man committee to recover all illegally acquired government properties from 10th March, 2019.
Kano Pillars head coach Ibrahim Musa has admitted that he and his assistants have a lot of work to do to correct their set-pieces problems before their next Nigeria Professional Football League play-off tie, with Enyimba on Thursday.
Fiorentina have insisted that Frederico Chiesa will not be sold during the summer transfer window, amid ongoing speculation over a potential switch to Inter.
Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez has reportedly promised to include José Antonio Reyes’ son in the club’s academy from next season onwards.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State Chapter, has appealed to Nigerians to be ceaseless in prayers for God’s intervention concerning the security challenges confronting the country.