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The House of Representatives has called for a proper investigation into the utilisation of funds released for Nigeria’s education sector in 2019. The house committee on basic education and services said this during a visit...
With only hours to go until the final deadline to form a government in Israel runs out, chances of a third election within a year looked all but unavoidable on Wednesday as lawmakers continue to deadlock.
Federal and state governments have earmarked N10 billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from the streets in the next five years.
A teenager lay dead in his campus dorm room for up to two months, a New Zealand university said Thursday, with the young man’s body only discovered after fellow residents complained of the smell.
Seven children died and scores were injured early Monday when a school building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, in an accident blamed on shoddy construction.
School pupils went on strike in their tens of thousands across Australia on Friday to protest against a lack of action by leaders on climate change, in what is thought to have been the youth movement’s biggest rally in the country yet.
Mugabe – the oldest African leader when he was removed from power in November 2017 – died of an undisclosed illness in a hospital in Singapore on Sept. 6.
Australia moved to counter foreign interference at its universities Wednesday, establishing a task force to help protect sensitive research, cyber defences and free speech.
Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje, has urged the Federal Government to use adequate funding of entrepreneurship and technical education offered by polytechnics to address massive unemployment and dearth of infrastructural development in the country.
Former Vice President and opposition leader, Atiku Abubakar, has condemned the arrest of two Nigerians by suspected state agents between Friday and Saturday in what appears to be a clampdown on critics of the government.
Former Education Minister and Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division, Oby Ezekwesili, and other Nigerians expressed concerns about the addition of milk to planned to list of items banned from accessing the official foreign exchange market.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has commended what it described as the laudable achievements recorded at the National Examinations Council, and therefore wants President Mohammadu Buhari to urgently confirm the appointment of the acting registrar of the council, Alhaji Abubakar Gana to engender continuity in the system.
Former President of Ghana, Jerry Rawlings, has rejected the naming of a university after him by the country’s Ministry of Education.
The government of Gabon on Thursday announced a nationwide suspension of classes after high school students protested over plans to cut university grants.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday sacked his education minister, an ultra-conservative who had drawn public ire over a range of controversial proposals including a revision of school textbooks to deny the 1964 military coup.
A former Nigeria education minister Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has been announced as Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer at the prestigious Forbes Woman Africa Awards inaugural gala dinner held this March in Durban, South Africa.
Nudged by rightwing political rivals after a deadly Palestinian attack on a young Israeli woman, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who seeks re-election pledged Sunday to freeze money transfers to the Palestinian Authority.
Nigeria strikers, Paul Onuachu and Stephen Odey were on parade for their Belgian side Genk on Friday.
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), says there is no vaccine available yet against Lassa fever in the country.
Bordeaux manager Paulo Sousa says Samuel Kalu now has a better attitude towards training.
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo could equal a goal record held by Chelsea manager Frank Lampard if he gets to score in his Old Trafford debut against his former club Watford on Sunday.
The 27-year-old, who works in the southwest city of Chengdu, only realised something was amiss as the clock ticked midnight into the year of the rat on January 25.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday inducted 1,000 newly employed secondary school teachers to boost education standards in the state.
Commission chairman Pierre Claver Ndayicariye told journalists on Friday that the remains of 6,032 victims, as well as thousands of bullets, were recovered. Clothes, glasses, and rosaries were used to identify some of the victims.
The Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) has rejected a community policing proposal for the South-East region.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the Ministry for adopted Nigerian wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye, with her adoptors, Halogen Company.
An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.