Tag: schools

EditorNovember 18, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Why History must return to our schools

Nigeria is rife with misinformation. It is the very lifeblood of our political class, the primary way with which they ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 3, 2017

Opinion: How to solve Nigeria’s substandard school problem

by Odia Iyoha   Look around where you are now, what do you see? The probability that you would see ...

AzeezOctober 12, 2017

Parents withdraw children from schools in S’East over monkeypox

Parents and Guardians of primary and secondary school pupils in the south-east states on Wednesday withdrew their wards from school, following the ...

EditorJuly 22, 2017

Tobacco’s soft targets: Nigeria’s under aged kids getting taught to smoke in school

by Mercy Abang Musa, 14, is a student of Government Secondary School Wuse, Abuja, he has been smoking for five ...

Op-ed EditorJune 24, 2017

Opinion: Basic Education- An absolute necessity for national development

by Seye ken Education is a fundamental empowerment which any nation can give to her citizen. Education improves the standard ...

AzeezJune 24, 2017

IGP orders police protection in schools over kidnappings

The Nigeria Police Force has asked its state commissioners to deploy policemen to schools to avoid abduction of more pupils. ...

AzeezFebruary 7, 2017

Convert mosques to schools, Sanusi tells Northern governors

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi has advised northern governors to convert mosques to primary schools, especially in the villages. The ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 28, 2016

#Impact365: These professionals are rebuilding rundown schools in Lagos

Established in 2013, HR -in -Action is a human capability development and career leadership social enterprise located in Lagos, Nigeria. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 23, 2016

Boko Haram killed 611 teachers, destroyed 910 schools in 6 years – UN

The United Nations says that no fewer than 611 teachers were killed and 910 schools were destroyed by Boko Haram ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 9, 2016

#Impact365: The TEP center is providing innovative solutions to education

The Education Partnership (TEP) Centre is a leading education partnership consultancy within Nigeria. The centre works with the private and ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 19, 2016

Interview: This team of young people is changing the face of education

ScholarX is a social enterprise that is posed to redefine the education sector through its proprietary scholarship matching platform that ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 29, 2016

’17 schools in Nigeria were involved in failed coup in Turkey’ – Ambassador

Seventeen Turkish schools in Nigeria were allegedly involved in the failed coup attempt in Turkey, says the Turkish ambassador to ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 22, 2016

‘Nigeria’s system has crumbled, needs overhauling’ – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday, said that institutions within Nigeria has crumbled and needs to be overhauled for the growth ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 17, 2016

Impact365: How VGF is helping children to explore their treasures

Nigeria has one the highest number of children that are out of school and uneducated -mostly for reasons ranging from ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 11, 2016

Why Oyo state government shut down public schools

Following the crisis rocking the Oyo state education sector, the State government, on Monday, announced that it has set up a thirty-one ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 10, 2016

Students protest, not begging, forces Ajimobi to reopen schools

The Oyo state government has announced the reopening of schools following protests by students. This was contained in a statement ...

Op-Ed EditorJuly 7, 2016

Opinion: Calling the name of God in vain

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun Humans call God for different reasons. Some are purely altruistic while some are selfish. This explains why ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 6, 2016

Over 9,720 ghost workers found on Kogi state payroll

More than 9,720 ghost workers have been discovered in the payroll of Kogi state government, says a committee on staff ...

Op-Ed EditorJuly 1, 2016

Opinion: The hijab crisis and conspiracy of Nigeria’s quack media

By Femi Abbas The relationship of religion to Truth is like that of a menu to a meal. By describing ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 13, 2016

Opinion: With Okezie Ikpeazu, Abians got it right

by Chinyere Akatobi Choosing or electing a leader from a poll of qualified or unqualified candidates can most times be ...

Mazi EmekaJune 8, 2016

FG to launch Nigeria’s ‘first national school feeding programme’

The Nigerian government, on Tuesday, announced the proposed launch of the first national home grown school feeding programme. This information ...

Dele BenjaminJune 7, 2016

I’m proud to have established 12 universities – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan said on Monday that he built hundreds of primary and secondary schools as well as 12 ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 22, 2016

Chibok girls, Amina Alli and Serah Luka offered full scholarship

Kunike International School, Osogbo, a private school in Osun state has offered a full scholarship to the first 2 Chibok ...

Mazi EmekaMay 18, 2016

NLC task force shuts down schools, banks, offices in Jos

Businesses in Jos and Bukuru metropolis, the capital city of Plateau state, have reportedly shut down following the strike declared ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 17, 2016

Imam Imam: A case for study of ‘History’ in Nigerian schools

History is to society what memory is to the individual – Ian C. Friedman Let me bore us a little ...

Mazi EmekaMay 16, 2016

PNEA 2016: Nominees for the inaugural edition of Prestige Nigeria Education Awards unveiled

The organizer of Prestige Nigeria Education Awards (PNEA) has officially unveiled the nominees for the first season of the award. ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 3, 2016

Olawale Rotimi: A critical assessment of Education in rural Nigeria

In the Nigeria’s National Policy on Education (FRN 1998), it is stated that the Federal Government has adopted education as ...

Janeth JSeptember 16, 2015

Why El-Rufai shut down 2 churches, seminary and a church hospital

Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El Rufai has ordered the immediate closure of two churches, a seminary and a church-owned hospital ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 8, 2014

The 16 errors that are still taught in Nigerian schools

by Chinedu Rylan The title may be a little bit misleading, because this problem is not only limited to Nigerian ...

Isime EseneOctober 19, 2014

Borno schools to reopen next month after 7-month closure

by Akan Ido Following a seven month break, the Borno State government has announced plans to reopen public schools in ...

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