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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.

Kano deputy governor urges politicians not to politicise free, compulsory education

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.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF supports Kano basic education effort

In efforts to ensure every child acquire basic education, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has pledged to collaborate with the Kano State government.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

We‘ll recruit teachers to strengthen Lagos education – governor

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said on Tuesday his administration would soon be hiring trained teachers to strengthen quality education in its schools.
Kayode Fayemi and Daniel Olutope 5

Ekiti set to prosecute parents who keep school-age children out of school

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.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Free, compulsory education will eliminate out-of-school children syndrome – Kano governor

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.

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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.

Benue SUBEB suspends clerk over names inclusion in payroll

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.
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Federal government urged to declare child destitution, begging national emergency

Members of the House of Representatives have asked the federal government to declare child destitution and begging a national emergency.
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Ekiti government to sanction head teachers collecting illegal fees

Ekiti State Government has warned head teachers against collection of illegal fees from pupils in public primary schools.
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President Buhari: States must do more to end ‘almajiri’ system

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the responsibility for the education of ‘almajiri’ kids rests on the shoulders of state governments.

Kogi seeks UNICEF’s support on basic education

The Kogi Government on Tuesday solicited more support from UNICEF towards providing quality education in the state.
Hon Mai Mala Buni

Stakeholders meet to revitalise education in Yobe

Stakeholders in the education sector have met to identify the problems of basic education, cross fertilise ideas and recommend strategies to uplift educational standard in Yobe state.
Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

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.

UBEC: Only 57% of basic education teachers are qualified

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.

UNICEF: 11 Northern states yet to domesticate Child Rights Act

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.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

Federal government, UNICEF make case for children’s rights, protection

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.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Stakeholders laud Governor Obaseki on revamp of basic education

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.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola urges local councils to seek independent source of funding to deliver development

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.

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