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INTERVIEW: Children can understand 11 languages, says early childhood education specialist

Emem Opashi is the director of the Sage School, an early childhood development centre in Abuja. Emen who is an early childhood educator and...

INFOGRAPHIC: In Nigeria, debt servicing is four times more important than education

BY DAMILOLA OJETUNDE AND VICTORIA NWAZIRI Allocation to education in the 2017 budget is just about six per cent of the budget. This is extremely...

Private schools dump ‘outdated, irrelevant’ Nigerian curriculum for UK, US versions

  Following the failure of the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to develop appropriate curriculum for pre-primary education, and that of the Ministry...
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Nigeria Trails Mali, Kenya, South Africa in Research Spending

A new data released in September by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, UNESCO, has ranked Nigeria far behind Kenya, Mali, and South Africa in Research and Development, R and D, spending.

World Bank To Inject $500m Into Basic Education In Nigeria

The World Bank has set aside 500 million dollars as grant to fund basic education in five states of the country for five years.

Illegal, Substandard Schools Take Over The FCT

The prevalence of illegal and substandard schools in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, brought about by gaps in the system, is a ticking time...
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WAEC REsults Of Chibok Girls Ready – Education Minister

The Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau, disclosed on Monday at a stakeholders’ meeting organized by the House of Representatives Committee on Education that the...

Reps Committee Meets With Stakeholders Over School Resumption

The House of Representatives Committee on Education will today meet with stakeholders to resolve the contentions surrounding the federal government's directive for schools to...


One year after Taliban takeover, Afghanistan plagued by repression, hunger

EXACTLY one year ago, August 15, 2021, the Taliban took over Afghanistan, promising to bring peace to the country...

Regulatory Commission inaugurates gas flare commercialisation team

THE Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has inaugurated a 12-member gas flare commercialisation programme team to steer the...

Kenya: William Ruto wins presidential election amid controversy

KENYA'S Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has declared candidate of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA), Deputy President William...

Pro-Health policy journalism fellowship offers reporting grants

GATEFIELD Impact is accepting applications for its inaugural Pro-Health Policy Journalism Fellowship.  The program will provide participants with the skills necessary to...

Cost of lending to rise as inflation surges to 19.64% in July

CONSUMERS in Nigeria would likely be paying more for goods as inflation surges to 19.64 per cent in July,...
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