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1,320 Bauchi schools to get World Bank intervention fund

About 1320 schools in 5 local government areas of Bauchi State will benefit from the World Bank 2019 Schools Improvement Project (SIP) grants.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF to assist with enrolment of one million Nigerian girls in schools

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said it is targeting the enrolment of at least one million girls in schools through its School-Based Management Committee (SBMC).
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF GEP3’ll bring additional 1m girls to school by 2020

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) says the Girls Education Project in six participating states will bring an additional one million girls to school by 2020.
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.
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.
Queens College Lagos

Queens’ College Principal calls for establishment of more girls colleges

The Principal of Queens College, Lagos, Dr Tokunbo Yakubu-Oyinloye, has called on the Federal Government to establish more girls secondary schools in an effort to enhance girl-child education in the country.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki awards contract for refurbishment of 230 primary schools in Edo

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved the contract for the refurbishment of 230 primary schools across the state, to provide for conducive learning environment for pupils in the schools.

UBEC to disburse N142.6 billion to 36 states, FCT

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) said it would soon commence the disbursement of N142.6 billion to states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government to start refurbishment of public schools

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has disclosed his administration’s resolve to commence refurbishment of public schools in the state, urging for support and cooperation of the School-Based Management Committees.

School feeding programme, other factors boosting enrolment across Southern Nigeria – Survey

The Home Grown Feeding Programme is boosting school enrolment across the country, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, has revealed.

Out of school children drops to 8.6% in three years – Adamu Adamu

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Friday said out-of-school children in the country has dropped from 10.5 per cent to 8.6 per cent in the last three years.

Oando Foundation plays pivotal role in Nigeria’s primary education

Education plays a vital role in the development of a society and is a catalyst for other forms of enduring development. In the words of Nelson Mandela, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”.

Oando Foundation supports ‘girl child’ education in Nigeria

The Foundation was selected as the first beneficiary from Africa to receive proceeds fromThe Dream: Fall 2017 Benefit Fashion Show and Silent Auction where it successfully raised N43,800,000  for the girl child education.

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Ex-Police boss swaps innocent person for drug suspect after taking bribe

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Mohammed Shami wrecks S/Africa after India enforce follow-on

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Group: Governors funding pilgrimages, instead of HIV/AIDS treatment

The Coalition of Civil Society Network for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria has said that increased funding for curative and preventive intervention for HIV/AIDS will give rise to zero level response in Nigeria.

Lebanese protesters vow to stay in the streets

Anti-austerity protesters vowed to stay in the streets across Lebanon for a fifth straight day on Monday.