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In response to Trump, The New York Times writes about 3 outstanding Cameroonian-American sisters

The New York Times on December 24, 2017, published an opinion article about three outstanding Cameroonian-American sisters who recently gained admission into ivy league universities in the...
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Dr. Yetunde Reeves, Nigerian-American, sacked as Washington D.C. school principal following graduation scandal

Agraduation scandal at a Washington. D.C. high school has led to the sack of its principal, Dr. Yetunde Reeves, a Nigerian American. Dr. Reeves, who was the principal...
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Osinbajo discloses what Nigeria’s educational system should prioritize or fail

Let me first commend the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, not just for hosting this retreat, but more importantly for subjecting the education plan to critical...
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Nigerian teachers sat for a competency test, almost everyone failed woefully, and what they...

 Nigerians cackled on Thursday after the government of the northern state of Kaduna released shocking samples of the scripts of 25, 000 teachers who sat for a...
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Breaking: Anglophone secessionists extend reign of terror in Cameroon, burn 4th school

Anglophone activists in Cameroon escalated their reign of terror on Saturday, torching their fourth school, and sending another scary message to parents eager to see their children...
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Breaking: Angry Anglophones burn school with 2000 student capacity in Cameroon to warn parents

A school with 2000 student capacity in the English-speaking part of Cameroon has been set on fire by angry Anglophones who want anti-government protests in the volatile...

Speaker Dogara is blaming UK colonial education system for poverty in Nigeria

S peaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, says Nigeria should discard its colonial education system to make progress. He has therefore advocated for a change...

Atiku Urges Nigeria To Empower The Girl-Child With Education

Former Vice President of Nigeria and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, has called on the government of Nigeria to actively initiate policies that...
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Governor Tambuwal Calls For More Investment In Education As Nigeria Marks 57 Years Of...

As the country celebrates its 57th independence anniversary, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has urged Nigerians to rededicate themselves to making their nation one of...
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Opinion| The Shortest University Strike In Nigeria Under Buhari

The 2017-2018 academic calendar of tertiary institutions in Nigeria last week, kicked off in full swing after surviving an initial heckle at the instance of a strike...
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Nigerian Who Mediated Release Of Chibok Girls Wins UN Prize For Educating Victims Of...

A Nigerian lawyer who helped secure the release of dozens of Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in April 2014 was on Monday announced the winner of...

IPOB Reign Of Terror: Curfew Extended In Aba, School Resumption Postponed

The Government of Abia on Friday announced the extension of the curfew imposed on Aba to Sunday following violent acts by members of the Indigenous People of...

Lucky Chibok Girls Mark Third Anniversary at American University of Nigeria

The Chibok Girls Education Initiative at the American University of Nigeria (AUN) celebrated its third anniversary on August 25 with an award ceremony.  The occasion recognized outstanding...
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1000 Young Africans Hit Washington D.C. After Six Weeks Of Leadership Study In The...

After six weeks of intensive academic study and leadership training at 38 higher education institutions across the United States, nearly one thousand young men and women from...

Sokoto releases N900m for payment of scholarships

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has approved the release of N900 million for the payment of tuition fees and upkeep allowances to students of Sokoto indigenes studying in...

Nigerian Governor Blasts Officials For Sending Children Abroad To Study While Attending Graduation Of...

A Nigerian governor has blasted other public officials in his country for sending their children abroad to study while attending the graduation ceremony of his son at...
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Nigeria, One Of the Worst Places To Be A Child In The World, Ex-Minister,...

Nigeria is one of the worst places to be a child in the world, despite billions of dollars earned (but squandered) from oil wealth, a former minister and...

Kano Government Renames Varsity Maitama Sule University 

The Governor of Kano State, Mr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, and the State Executive Council, have approved the renaming of Northwest University Kano to Yusuf Maitama Sule University...

 Shocking: 10.5 Million Nigerian Children Are Out Of School

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described the statistics that over 10 million  children in the country were out of school as not only alarming but...

Dogara: Nigerian National Assembly Will Raise  Teachers’ Retirement Age To 65

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has assured Nigerian teachers that the National Assembly will increase their retirement age from 60 to 65 years...

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Breaking: 4 suicide bombers kill 10, injure 65 in Maiduguri, Nigeria

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Four female suicide bombers have killed 10 people and injured 65 others in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri. Emergency Response Team (ERT) from the...

Family of H&M racism victim relocates for security reasons

The family of the five-year-old H&M racism victim has moved house in Sweden for security reasons, his mother told the BBC. Anger and condemnation spread...

Nigeria’s Buhari to Gambia’s Barrow: Yahya Jammeh gave us no choice...

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday explained that he and other leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) had to use...

In fresh attacks, Boko Haram kills 4 in Cameroon, many in...

At least four persons were killed overnight by Boko Haram terrorists in Cameroon and dozens of huts and a church were set on fire. The...

Fake Nigerian First Lady paraded by police in Abuja

She is not Aisha Buhari, the wife of Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari.  But the police in the Nigerian capital Abuja have paraded a suspected female...