Education

Sierra Leone schools reopen for pregnant girls, teen moms

The Sierra Leone government’s decision to allow girls who are pregnant or have a child to attend school is an important step to improve education for girls in the country, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. On March...

Almajiri: Out-of-school children, a big problem to Nigeria, says Lawan

President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the out-of-school children is a big challenge facing Nigeria as a nation.According to the Senate President, the problem constitutes not only social but...

Nigeria’s education curricula archaic, long overdue and not fit for 21st century world- Senate President Ahmad Lawan

President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, lamented on Monday that his country's education curricula were archaic, long overdue and unable to meet the demands of the 21st century.Senate President Lawan said...

24 hours to vote: Human Rights Watch asks World Bank to reject Tanzania’s education loan unless ban on pregnant schoolgirls ends

Human Rights Watch is furious that the World Bank may approve $500 million education loan to Tanzania despite the government’s policy of expelling pregnant schoolgirls.On Tuesday, January 28, 2020, the World Bank Board of...

President Buhari pledges to engage more qualified teachers

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said the Federal Government is ready to engage more qualified teachers to increase the teacher-to-pupil ratio in the country.Receiving the leadership of the Nigeria Union of...

No more ‘educated illiterate graduates’ in Nigeria as President Buhari promises to turn mediocrity into excellence

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said Federal Government will give more attention to improving personnel and infrastructure of universities to produce quality graduates, assuring  that education will, henceforth, be a top priority in development goals...

President Ramaphosa lauds 81 percent matric pass rate by South African students, highest since advent of democracy in 1994

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has hailed the 81,3% matric pass rate; the highest since the advent of democracy in 1994. This is the first time the combined matric pass rate has breached the 80%...

How Nigerian universities can be reformed, by Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep Femi Gbajabiamila has said that Nigerian universities must do a lot of work within to be able to entrench good reforms.The Speaker said sustainable...

It is the biggest news in Nigeria today that President Buhari’s daughter Aisha Hanan Buhari has bagged a first class in photography at UK...

It was the biggest news in Nigeria on Wednesday morning, that the President's daughter, Aisha Hanan Buhari Jnr, had bagged a degree in photography from a university in the United Kingdom with a First Class.

Nigeria’s salvation lies in education – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Daura, Katsina State, said Nigeria’s socio-economic and political salvation will come from education, urging citizens to embrace learning as a way of life while the government will do its best...
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IMF approves disbursement of $147 million to Gabon to respond to COVID-19 economic turmoil

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday approved the disbursement of $147 million to Gabon to respond...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves intensive care unit after coronavirus attack

The U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved out of the intensive care unit, his press office said Thursday afternoon....

COVID-19: Senate president applauds presidential task force, urges better coordination

President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday applauded members of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 for theirefforts...

Group urges Buhari to adopt in full Atiku’s policy document

An umbrella support group loyal to Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President of Nigeria and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party...
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