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Education

FG decries rate of out-of-school children

The Federal Government has decried the rate of out-of-school children in Nigeria, promising to take action to ensure they return to school to get the education they deserve.The government’s ...

NYSC seeks help to tackle dilapidated camps, office buildings

The National Youth Service Corps on Wednesday raised concerns over the poor state of infrastructure and operating conditions at its orientation camps nationwide.The organisation blamed the p...

IELTS: 25,000 people sign petition to stop English test for Nigerians

25,000 people have signed a petition to stop foreign institutions from demanding an English proficiency test, the International English Language Testing System, from Nigerians.The petition, ...

Don’t impose hijab on students, Kwara govt warns principals

Kwara State Government has warned school principals in the state to desist from imposing the wearing of hijab (female Muslim headscarf) or beret on any student.The warning came on the heels ...

FG, UN partner to scale up school feeding programm

The Federal Government and the United Nations World Food Programme have agreed to scale up the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme as schools reopen in Nigeria.Both parties said the...

Rivers lecturer gets three months suspension over ‘sexual harassment’

The Captain Elechi Amadi Polytechnic, Port Harcourt said one of its lecturers, Tamunotonye Solomon has been suspended for three months over allegations of sexual harassment of female student....

Increased education funding, key to recovering learning post-COVID-19 

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted education systems worldwide, which has led to mass closures of schools, early childhood education services, universities, and colleges. Decades of slow but stead...

Dowen: Autopsy reveals ‘chemical intoxication’ caused Oromoni’s death

An autopsy has revealed that a student of Dowen College, Sylvester Oromoni, died of “acute lung injury due to chemical intoxication in a background of blunt force trauma.”A copy of the autop...

FG unveils details of stipend for teachers-in-training January

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria has said the details of the N75,000 semester allowance promised by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to students of education in fe...

Whitemoney, Nengi to attend 2021 food festival

The Lagos State Government has announced that the winner of Big Brother Naija Season six, Hazel Onou (Whitemoney) and a former housemate of the show, Rebecca Nengi, will attend the 2021 Lagos Food ...

WAEC honours 2020 best students in WASSCE

In recognition of good performance, the West African Examinations Council, WAEC, on Thursday honoured the best students in the 2020 West African Senior Secondary School Examination, WASSCE, with pr...

We don’t have chalks in our schools, Cross River teachers lament

Teachers in state-owned primary and secondary schools in Cross River on Monday lamented that they provided chalks by themselves to be able to teach.Mr Castro Ezama, Special Adviser to Govern...

Formal education not solution to unemployment, says minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has said the solution to the problem of unemployment in Nigeria today lies in entrepreneurship and acquiring of vocational skills by th...