Godfrey AKON

Out-of-school children: fears over rising child labour

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nigeria accounts for more than one in five out-of-school children globally, and 45 per cent of out-of-school children in West Africa. Of the 11.5 million child [...]

Fri, 14 December 2018


Out-of-school children: fears over rising child labour

 

 

 

Nigeria accounts for more than one in five out-of-school children globally, and 45 per cent of out-of-school children in West Africa. Of the 11.5 million children out-of-school in Nigeria, [...]

Fri, 14 December 2018


CSOs laud NECO, JAMB over anti-corruption

 A coalition of Civil Society Organizations, CSOs, has extolled the anticorruption stance of the National Examinations Council, NECO, and the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which has led to the remittance of several billions of naira into federal coffers.

 

Fri, 14 December 2018


FGC Minna wins FUCs maiden football competition

Federal Government College (FGC) Minna has won the maiden edition of the Federal Government Colleges Football Competition in the male category after beating FGC Sokoto 4-2 in regulation time.

Goals from top scorer, Emmanuel Ode, and his teammates helped FGC Minna to emerge victorious in the com [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018


TRCN registers over 500,000 teachers in two years

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) has said it carried out over 500,000 registrations between August of 2016 and 2018, in line with its mandate to ensure professionalization of teachers in the country.

 

Speaking at a Roundtable with Education Correspondents Associa [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018


2019: foundation tasks politicians on peace

Ahead of the 2019 general election, a non-governmental organization, Caleb Danladi Foundation, has urged aspirants vying for political office to preach peace and encourage their supporters to shun acts capable of disrupting public peace.

Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation, Mr. Caleb Danl [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018


Buhari in Poland for COP24

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Krakow, Poland, ahead of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

The conference is slated for between Dec. 2 and 4.

Buhari’s aide on New Media, Alhaji Bashir Ah [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018


Pray, thank God for Nigeria, Osinbajo, Gowon urge Nigerians

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (Rtd), on Sunday in Abuja thanked God for his goodness to Nigeria and also prayed for a more prosperous nation.

Osinbajo and Gowon were at the State House Chapel for the annual End of Year Thanksgiving Service. [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018


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