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Illiteracy

15 Mar
Universities contribute solutions to local societal challenges. Here in Nigeria, university staff members serve as critical allies to governments and communities by providing comprehensive,
11 Dec
Group under the auspices of Tongston Holdings has blamed escalating illiteracy rate in northern Nigeria on education deprivation.
29 May 2021
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has identified poverty and illiteracy as some of the factors responsible for insurgency in the country.
5 Nov 2020
As this newspaper specifically noted here on September 1, 2016, restructuring and federalism have become the most misrepresented words even by those who should understand and work for their actualisation in the interest of peace and progress of Nigeria. To some political commentators, it is an idea whose time has come. To some others, it…
27 Feb 2020
The Federal Government has solicited technical assistance from the United States (U.S.), in its bid to eliminate the menace of child labour in Nigeria.
14 Sep 2019
The Chairman of the North East Development Commission (NEDC), Maj. Gen. Paul Tarfa (retd), has declared the readiness of the Commission to reduce the rate of illiteracy and poverty in Bauchi State.
13 Feb 2019
The committee set up by the Ministry of Defence to unravel the causes of frequent farmers/herders has clashes blamed illiteracy, among other factors, for the killings and destruction of property in different parts of the country. It submitted the report yesterday to the Minister of Defence, Mansur Ali, after six months of traversing the country…
21 Sep 2017
The Federal Government on Thursday described the rate of illiteracy in the country as alarming.

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The Police Command in Anambra has described the killing and beheading of Dr Okechukwu Okoye, a lawmaker representing Aguata 2 constituency by yet-to-be-identified assailants as cowards and enemies of State.
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The African Development Bank (AfDB) says that Africa will not experience food crisis contrary to reports of an imminent
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The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) on Monday destroyed over 400 carts confiscated from pushers, who serially dump waste at unauthorised locations in the metropolis.
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The Nigerian government on Monday said it has shortlisted about 8,800 students for scholarship opportunities abroad. The shortlisted students were from among 26,000 that applied for its overseas scholarship programme backed by Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF). The annual PTDF scholarship has been ongoing since 2000, giving sponsorship placements for Nigerians acquiring masters and Ph.Ds.…
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Former Nigeria's minister of state for education and a presidential aspirant, Dr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Monday said he supported the decision by the ruling All Progressives Congress to attach the controversial letter of withdrawal to the Expression of Interest and Nomination forms sold to aspirants. The withdrawal letter addressed to the National Chairman of the party,…