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28 Nov
To raise awareness about Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND), the British Council Nigeria has rallied stakeholders to chart a path for the inclusion of children with disabilities and gender in education.
23 Aug
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has granted a scholarship to Miss Oluwabukolami Adeyemi, the recipient of the British Council Outstanding Cambridge Learner's Award. This award is in recognition of her remarkable performance in the 2022 Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge AS Level Examinations. The governor received Oluwabukolami and her parents at his office in Lugard…
21 Aug
The British Council has harped on equipping school inspectors and teacher mentors to achieve gender equality and inclusion within the sector.In a statement yesterday, signed by Marketing Manager, English Programmes and Schools Connect, Sub-Saharan Africa, Nebiyou Work...
21 Aug
The British Council has stressed the need to strengthen the capacity of teachers in the education sector, as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) reaches its second half.
11 Aug
Nigerians will now pay N107,500 for the Academic International English Language Testing System Examinations (IELTS).
8 Mar
The British Council has said that over 30,000 sexual abuse survivors in 20 states in Nigeria were assisted during the implementation of their programme. In a similar vein, about 12,000 indigent citizens also received various forms of legal aid and assistance within the same period. The Director of Programmes, Chikodi Onyemerela, stated these in Abuja…
25 Feb
Concerned about the menace of alcohol misuse and drug dependence in Nigeria, Freedom Foundation, in partnership with European Union-funded Agents for Citizen-Driven Transformation (EU-ACT), British Council and others, have begun a state-wide advocacy and peer educators’ training with the aim to mitigate early introduction to drugs and alcohol in schools across Lagos State.
7 Feb
A Nigerian teacher, Dr. Peter Ogudoro, has been celebrated in Lagos State by the British Council for outstanding social action in the education industry. He was celebrated at the Study UK Alumni Awards ceremony for Nigeria organised by the British Council at Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos to celebrate the award finalists for Nigeria.
15 Jan
The setting was inventive and tastefully ingenious. The ambience of the Paintbox Art Academy in Kano spoke to the creativity needed to support the Nigerian economy....
9 Jan
British Council is offering venues free of charge to artists and exhibitors as part of its Creative Economy Showcase Programme till March 31, 2023. The exhibition centres in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, and Kano are open for use by players and stakeholders in the industry...
22 Dec 2022
The British Council has provided a platform for creative young artists to display their talents, as a way of boosting the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country.
10 Dec 2022
In commemoration of the 16 Days of Global Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV), the Magni-Cedar Production House, in partnership with the British Council and Live Abundantly...


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MEDICAL experts and stakeholders have blamed the government over low production of vaccines in Nigeria, which will result in difficulty in eradicating the spread of contagious diseases in the country. This report, spearheaded by the Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO), in collaboration with The People's Vaccine (PVA) and Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP), focused…
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THE enforcement team of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), yesterday, confiscated Schedule 1 Narcotic drugs and other unregistered drugs worth over N30 million from a wholesale pharmaceutical shop in Wuse 2, in Wuse District of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The team also raided another shop belonging to the same…
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ABIA State Governor, Alex Otti, has commended the Catholic Church for establishing the first university in Umuahia, the state capital. The institution, named Lux Mundi University, is located at the new Ndagbo City, IsiamaAfaraukwu/Ossah, Ibeku, in Umuahia North Council. Lux Mundi, an Italian word, which means ‘Light of the World,’ is one of the private…
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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dr Abbas Tajudeen has expressed grief over the killing of 30 persons at Tudun Biri community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State by a bomb said to have been inadvertently dropped by personnel of the Nigerian Army.
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The ruling All progressives Congress (APC) yesterday announced the indefinite postponement of the inauguration of its standing committees billed to take place tomorrow.
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Former Director General of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), Dr Salihu Lukman has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to stop giving excuses over the excruciating pains and hardship being experienced by Nigerians.
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Wife of former Ekiti state Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi have emphasised the need for Nigeria to stop fueling practices, beliefs and stereotypes that undermine the physical and emotional well-being of women and girls to combat all forms of Gender Based Violence (GBV).
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A Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto has dismissed a suit filed by a former governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, over the ownership of vehicles he took away on leaving office in May 2023. In June, the police went to houses belonging to Matawalle to take possession of the vehicles as ordered by the…