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Experts sound discordant tunes over Nigeria’s out-of-school children 

ON Saturday, Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigerian President, was widely reported by  Nigerian national newspapers to have declared that in Nigeria, over 14 million children...

FG seeks World Bank help to reduce the number of out-of-school children in Nigeria

By Vincent Ufuoma THE Federal Government has called on the World Bank to assist Nigeria in reducing the number of out-of-school children from 10 to...

State govts failed to access N86b UBEC grants

  DESPITE complaints of paucity of funds to manage the nation’s education sector, a whopping N86billion matching grant provided by the Universal Basic Education Commission...

Nigeria out-of-school children population increases to 13.2m- UBEC

THE population of out-of-school children in Nigeria has increased from 10.5million to 13.2million, the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has said. With 10.5million children roaming...

When parents are given money in Sokoto State, they let girls go to school

NO girl has ever transited to secondary school in more than 40 years history of Mazangari Primary School in Bodinga, Sokoto State, until recently....

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ICFJ, ICIR organise webinar on social media regulation Sept 29

THE International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ), in collaboration with The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), is organising a...

Police arrest three bandits behind the kidnap of Kaduna Baptist school students

NIGERIAN Police Force (NPF) said operatives have arrested three suspected bandits responsible for kidnapping students of Bethel Baptist High...

DHQ reacts to viral video of NYSC member assaulted by soldier, vows to deal with erring officer

THE Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has reacted to viral footage showing a female soldier assaulting a female corp member in...

Fashola proposes ‘maintenance economy’, renovation of 25 federal secretariats

THE Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday, proposed a new idea of maintaining government buildings and...
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