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Kano State Deputy Governor, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna has enjoined the political class to desist from politicising the recently inaugurated policy on free and compulsory basic and secondary education in the state.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said on Tuesday his administration would soon be hiring trained teachers to strengthen quality education in its schools.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said parents who keep their school-age children out of school in the state risk being prosecuted, stressing that the State’s Child’s Right law provides that all children must be given access to education.
The Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje, has said that his administration will soon commence free and compulsory primary and secondary education in the state.
Mr Douglas Dodiyi-Manuel, a Public Affairs Analyst, says security will be an illusion to a society where the generality of youths are unemployed, unemployable and hungry.
The management of Benue State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, has suspended its clerk in charge of teachers’ payroll, Lawrence Makir over alleged inclusion of some teachers’ names in payroll.
Members of the House of Representatives have asked the federal government to declare child destitution and begging a national emergency.
Ekiti State Government has warned head teachers against collection of illegal fees from pupils in public primary schools.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the responsibility for the education of ‘almajiri’ kids rests on the shoulders of state governments.
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.
Former Emir of Bakura in Zamfara, Alhaji Hassan Marafa has emerged as the Deputy Chairman of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has described his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal as the triumph of truth over falsehood.
Google on Monday sent out invitations to an October 15 event starring “things Made by Google,” with a new Pixel smartphone expected in the line-up.
The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.
Gary Neville has branded Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a disgrace and urged his former club to no longer negotiate with the Italian.
Tens of thousands of Algerians marched in the capital on Friday to demand that the rest of the ruling elite follow former President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in quitting power before any new election.
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has dispatched three special envoys to seven African countries to deliver messages of pan-African unity and solidarity following xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the Presidency said on Sunday.
The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Oyo State chapter, has congratulated Gov. Seyi Makinde on the occasion of his 100 days in office, according to a statement issued on Friday in Ibadan by the state Chairman, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye.
Kevin De Bruyne has revealed he would like to join former team-mate Vincent Kompany at Anderlecht when he leaves Manchester City.
Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Kafayat Ogunsola, on Tuesday said mental disorder accounts for 90 per cent of rampant suicide cases in the country.