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17 Oct 2019
About 6.34m, representing 62 per cent of the 10.19 million out-of-school children in the country are girls, The Guardian has learnt. According to data obtained from the Federal Ministry of Education, Sokoto, Katsina and Akwa Ibom are the three leading states with the highest prevalence of out-of-school girls.
18 Aug 2019
A recent disclosure that 273, 000 technical teachers are required in the nation’s public school system to meet the aspiration of the Federal Ministry of Education’s one teacher to 20 pupils ratio, is intolerable, especially, against the backdrop of reported mass unemployment facing young graduates including trained teachers in the country.
4 Jul 2019
Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, has approved the release of the admission list of successful candidates into the Federal Unity Colleges (FUCs) for the 2019/2020 academic session.
22 Jun 2019
The federal government has directed all basic and secondary schools across the country to immediately implement the teaching of History as a standalone subject from the next academic calendar.
25 Jan 2019
As the head of the Policy Division in the Federal Ministry of Education in years 1999 to 2002, I came to a very deep understanding of the myriad of issues that internally frustrate the teaching profession and undermine its potential as a source of human capital development. All over the world, education is recognized as…
30 Aug 2018
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai ,says the Army University is expected to commence academic activities before the end of the year. Buratai made this known during an interactive session with media executives in Abuja on Thursday. He said that the university would run courses in the sciences and humanities and that admission…
14 Jul 2016
We did not adopt any point system as widely circulated by some newspapers. It is another way of testing the children. Once a candidate has credits in five SSCE papers in WAEC, NECO or NABTEB, including mathematics and English language...
14 Jul 2016
Against this backdrop, the present administration initiated a change mantra which will certainly bring about a positive turn of events in the socio-economic platform of the country.
14 Jun 2016
Just as post-UME was introduced without prior notice about a decade ago, it has also been discarded the same way because there is no law backing it.
17 May 2016
Rhythm ‘N’ Play, a grassroots initiative to encourage young stars to participate in sports programmes through music, will soon be part of the extra-curricula activities in schools nationwide.
9 May 2016
An Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Monday remanded a job agent, Olakunle Abayomi, in prison custody for allegedly defrauding job seekers of N865,000.

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