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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Monday, presented a total of two hundred and sixty-six billion, six hundred and forty-four million, two hundred and seventy -three thousand, three hundred and five naira, four kobo (N266,644,273,305.04) for the 2021 fiscal year.
Malala Fund, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), in a new report on girls education in the country amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, says girls in Nigeria faced distinct gender impact from the COVID-19 pandemic with over 50 per cent of them not receiving any help to continue their education during school closures.
A Political Economist, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, says the prolonged strike by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) constituted serious infringement on right of youth to education.
Finland has the best education system in the world, says the Registrar and Chief Executive of the Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Professor Josiah Ajiboye.
As the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities enters the seventh month, the lecturers have said it will suspend it if the Federal Government pays their withheld salaries and completes the negotiations of what led to the strike.
The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) will soon begin clamp down on unqualified teachers in public and private schools nationwide.
Governor Godwin Obaseki disclosed this on Thursday during a visit to Usen in the Ovia South-West Local Government Area of the state for his re-election campaign rally. He noted that the Board of the World Bank gave the approval on Wednesday, saying it was in recognition of the successes recorded by his administration in the education sector.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has backed the calls by some eminent Nigerians for people to defend themselves, if government failed to protect them from herdsmen and bandits’ attacks.
The Minister of State for Education, Mr Emeka Nwajiuba, on Sunday said that the Federal Government would partner Anambra Government in its e-learning initiative toward enhancing effective teaching and learning in post–COVID-19 era.
Two dozen boys read verses of the Quran aloud on the dilapidated veranda of one of the thousands of informal Islamic schools studding northern Nigeria's biggest city Kano.
The report presents the results of simulations considering different lengths of school closure (3, 5, and 7 months) and different levels of mitigation effectiveness (mostly remote learning), resulting in an optimistic, intermediate, and pessimistic global scenario.
The Gombe State government has discharged another batch of 153 Almajirai children who tested negative to coronavirus after the two weeks mandatory quarantine period at its Amada facility in Akko Local Government Area of the state.
Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has warned that parents who enrol their children into the Almajiri education system stand the risk of prosecution and up to two years jail.
The Hate Speech and social media bills being proposed by the National Assembly has been described as a misplaced priority, considering other pressing needs of Nigerians.
Speaking during the presentation of a play entitled, ‘Folly of Men’, on Sunday, at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), the renowned writer described the country’s education as horrifying.
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The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.
The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.
The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, has lauded the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for ranking the ITF first for ethics compliance and integrity amongst 352 Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
Hanyi Danmasani is a village located in the same district area with Rigasa (the largest community in Kaduna where Abuja-Kaduna train terminal is located). The community is between Badiko and Nnamdi Azikiwe Bypass by Kaduna South local government.
Amaka Ndoma-Egba, wife of former Nigerian senator, Victor Ndoma-Egba, was killed in a motor accident along Benin-Akure Expressway.
The Presidency on Wednesday said that the absence of the Federal Government delegation at the planned meeting with governors and stakeholders of the South-South region was necessitated by an emergency security meeting summoned by the President and not out of disrespect.
The Peoples Democratic Party has described the claim by the Kogi Gov. Yahaya Bello, that nine more PDP governors would soon defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), as lie and a show of entertainment on television.