Education

Abdulsalami tasks FG on quality teaching in schools

By Abdullahi Bida, Minna A former Military Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar has tasked the Federal Government to improve on the quality of teaching and curriculum in schools across the country.

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FG signs pact with Pakistan on education cooperation

Federal Government and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan have signed Bilateral Educational Cooperation Agreement in Abuja on Tuesday.

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Lagos to meet UNESCO standard on education – Ambode

…Commissions Block of Classrooms, Furniture Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday commissioned newly constructed block of six classrooms, furniture, toilets and borehole at Farm Settlement Primary School, Odogunyan in Ikorodu area of the State, just as he expressed optimism that it would go a long way to complement efforts geared towards meeting pupil/ classroom ratio in line with UNESCO standards.

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Abia launches free meals for primary school pupils

By Emmanuel Amadi, Umuahia Abia State Governor Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has launched a free midday feeding for pupils in public primary schools across the state as part of the ways to shore enrolment in schools.

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Senator laments on state of education in Nigeria

By Isa Lapai, Minna The member representing Niger East Senatorial district of Niger state, Senator David Umaru has bemoaned the deplorable condition of the education sector in the country urging federal and state government to put in more effort in the sector.

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Five states get GPE $100m for basic education

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja  The Federal Government yesterday announced that five states in the north would benefit $100 million as  grant from the Global Partnership on Education (GPE) to shore up basic education. 

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Niger council uncovers 22 ghost primary schools

By Isa Lapai, Minna  No fewer than 22 non-existing primary schools and 24 faceless school heads have been uncovered in the ongoing staff audit exercise carried out by the leadership of Chanchaga Local Government area of Niger State. 

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Kwara varsity gets 23 first class graduates at convocation

By Toyin Durosinlohun, Ilorin  About 23 students of the Kwara State University, Malete will on Saturday be awarded first class certificate during the convocation ceremonies of the school. 

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Osun Tablet Of Knowledge Influenced Us To Give Out Tablets – VC, Unilorin

Joshua Dada

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof AbdulGaniy Ambali, has revealed how the introduction of the Tablets of Knowledge (Opon Imo) into schools by the Government of Osun influenced the decision by his institution to make it mandatory for every undergraduate of the university to have a tablet in the school. 

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