Malam Adamu Adamu
Buhari has no interest in UNILAG crisis, says Adamu
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has no interest in the ongoing crisis currently rocking the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
FG to WAEC: We’ll not reopen our schools in spite of timetable release
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, stated this when he addressed State House correspondents at the end of the virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).
Out-of-school children and federalism
A recent report that the federal government is working to secure a N45 billion grant to tackle the worsening out-of-school children shame in the country is disheartening in the extreme.
COVID-19: FG orders closure of unity schools
The Federal Government has ordered the closure of all the 104 Unity Schools in the country from March 26 as a proactive step aimed at preventing the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus.
The education sector in 2019: Specks of sunshine
For a long time in Nigeria’s history, the education sector in an election year did not witness a disruptive quake at the federal level as a result of change in leadership.
Fulani radio station, another gaffe
By its strange decision to establish a radio station with nationwide-and possibly beyond-coverage for the relatively small Fulani population to which, it must be noted Nigeria’s leader belongs, this administration has again put itself squarely in the centre of a most avoidable controversy, besides providing another ammunition to its detractors. This is one distraction and…
The milestones of Malam Adamu Adamu and unfinished business in education
What is the mandate of a Nigerian Minister of Education? It is essentially to superintend educational provisions and be the chief harnesser of the power of education for national development. In a federal system, he sits atop the apparatus for national policy formulation and standards setting. The enforcement of standards in collaboration with federal and…
Beyond the new ICT policy on education
The federal government recently led the way with the launch of a new national policy on Information and Communication Technology...
The Taiwan formula
In the mid-eighties, I took an avid interest in the so-called North –South dialogue when the world, a little sensible at the time...