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The Kano State Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Sanusi-Kiru, says over 500,000 out-of-school children in the state are now back to school, as the state’s school enrolment level increases tremendously.
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has called for deployment of modern technology to tackle insecurity in the country.
The federal government says it has committed N10 billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from streets in the next five years.
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 beneficiary of federal government’s amnesty program for former militants, Eshanekpe Isreal, has made moves to give back to the society through tackling the out of school children menace facing the country.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, on Thursday said the upper chamber will work to reduce the number of out-of-school children across the country.
The Emir of Anka in Zamfara, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmed, has cautioned low income earners against marrying more than one wife.
The Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), has commenced a massive campaign to enrol 145,000 out-of-school children for the 2019/2020 academic year.
Oyo State Government has expressed its readiness to put into use the World Bank assisted Better Education Service Delivery for All, BESDA, take-off grant, towards educating about 170, 536 out-of-school children in 23 local government areas and ensure their retention in schools.
The Emir of Keffi, Dr. Shehu Chindo Yamusa III, has said that over 13,000 Almajiri children have been registered in Keffi Local Government Area, Nasarawa State. Also, 8, 000 out-of-school children have been identified and returned to schools in the area.
The United Nations Children’s Fund says it is collaborating with the Bauchi State Government to tackle the challenges of out-of-school children in the state.
Governor Seyi Makinde took the oath of office alongside his deputy, Alhaji Rauf Olaniyan, on Wednesday with a declaration that the state could not pay the N30,000 minimum wage because of its lean resources.
The increasing number of out-of-school children in the country will continue to be a burden and a source of insecurity to Nigeria, the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, explained on Tuesday.
Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Southampton full-back Cedric Soares, according to reports, hoping to complete the signing this month.
China’s Consul General in Lagos, Chu Maoming, said at the weekend his country would defeat the coronavirus disease.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday called for the resignation of the nation’s service chiefs, amid widespread public discontent over growing insecurity in the country.
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The Jigawa office of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says it has registered 1, 445 prospective candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in the state.
A Turkish prosecutor called for a sentence of up to 18 years for a delivery man who spat on a customer’s pizza before handing it over, local media reported Thursday.
The last may not have been heard about the contest for the Imo State governorship seat as Emeka Ihedioha returns to the Supreme Court today to seek a review of the judgment that removed him from office.
New coach of Wikki Tourist FC Usman Abdallah has stated that he hopes to see his team consolidate on the encouraging start and make count result gotten on the road by winning their next home fixture against Dakada FC coming weekend after a run of two draws on the road and one win at home in the three games he has overseen.
Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege on Wednesday donated sports equipment to St. Peters Clervers College, Aghalokpe, Delta State.
Kano State Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has given a rare profile of his predecessor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, mocking him as a selfish and clueless politician, who believes he knows everything in politics, but knows nothing.