Mallam Adamu Adamu
Nigeria’s out-of-school children
Recently, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, disclosed that the number of out-of-school children (OOSC) in the country had dropped from 10.5 million to 8.6 million in the last three years.
‘Out-of-school children down to 8.6m from 10.5m’
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, on Friday, disclosed that the number of out-of-school children in the country dropped from 10.5 million to 8.6 million in the last three years.
Adamu challenges tertiary institutions to address structural imbalances in economy
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has challenged tertiary institutions in the country to aggressively address the structural imbalances inherent in the country’s economy.
Why a national safe school policy is imperative
Except for an infinitesimal number of elite private schools that have invested heavily in security, most schools in the country be they public or private are without any form of security arrangements.
National Assembly demands ministry handles recruitment of 500,000 teachers
The Presidency and the Office of the Vice President lack the expertise to oversee proposed recruitment of 500,000 teachers and should therefore hand the job over to the Ministry of Education.
‘Youth vocational schemes will bridge skills gap, unemployment in real sector’
Worried by the increasing unemployment amongst youths and the dearth of manpower skills in the nation’s real sector, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry ( LCCI) has called ...
Minister threatens to sack principals over unauthorised fees
Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has threatened to sack the principal of any Federal Government College who charges above authorised fees.The warning comes on the heels of reports of hike in fees at some Unity Schools nationwide.
Reforms in education and its agencies
Although it took long in coming, the Federal Government’s appointment of 17 new heads of education agencies and parastatals should be a commendable development. This is especially so when the motive for this change was hinged...
Abuja town hall: Ministers compelled to open up
As Town hall meetings go, they are not complete without drama. It was the turn of Abuja last Tuesday, after the much-publicised embarrassment suffered by Labour Minister, Dr. Chris Ngige, when he allegedly attempted to go against the popular view of his South Eastern brothers.