Education

Korea partners Nigeria on schools’ construction in FCT

The Korean government through its Korean International Cooperation Agency, KOICA, is partnering the FCT Administration and the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, to build model primary and secondary schools in Abuja.

The schools, which are estimated to cost $15 million US dollars, are [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016


ASUU: 8% education budget flouts agreement with FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said the N369.6 billion appropriation to education for 2016 represents only 8 per cent of the national budget, contrary to its agreement with the federal government to progressively increase the allocation to 26 per cent as recommended by UNESCO.

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Sun, 28 February 2016


public presentation of “The Nigerian Century” in Abuja.

L-R: Book launcher and rep of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Hon. Babajimi Benson, author, Mr. Dare Babarinsa, his wife, Mrs. Modupe Babarinsa, chairman of the occasion, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, Executive Director, Transcorp Hilton, Ms Okaima Ohizua, Deputy Chairman, South/West, APC, Chief Segun O [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016


World Bank, int’l partners to fund Nigeria’s school census

The World Bank has given assurance of providing financial and technical assistance to federal and state government’s institutions to facilitate the annual school census across Nigeria.

World Bank Education Specialist in Nigeria, Dr. Tunde Adekola, who stated this at the flag-off of the ex [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016


FCT minister backs closure of 556 private schools

FCT Minister, Mallam Muhammad Bello, has thrown his weight behind a decision by the FCT Education Secretariat to shut down over 556 illegal private schools operating in Abuja.

Bello spoke on the sidelines of the flag off of the 2015/2016 annual school census in Abuja, last week, maintaining tha [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016


FG won’t reverse decision on sacked VCs - Adamu

Despite widespread condemnation that has continued to trail the Federal Government’s decision to sack 13 vice chancellors of universities, Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has maintained that government won’t reverse the dismissal.

Adamu, who until the time of this report [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016


Pupils at a school library donated by Ace Charity foundation

 

Pupils at a school library donated by Ace Charity foundation to LEA Primary School, Apo Resettlement Area, in Abuja.

Sun, 14 February 2016


North-East teachers train on reading techniques

As part of efforts to improve the quality of basic education delivery, the Federal Government has embarked on training of primary school teachers in the North-East zone on teaching techniques in reading and comprehension.

The training, which is part of the capacity building initiative of the Fe [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


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