Malam Adamu Adamu
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).
Kaduna State University begins online lectures for students
The Kaduna State University says on Friday that it has commenced online lectures for its students at home during the ‘lockdown’ period.
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.
Buhari receives Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi at Aso Rock
President Muhammadu Buhari has received prominent Islamic Scholar Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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…
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...
FG to prosecute parents who refuse to enroll children in school, says Minister
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu says Nigeria will soon effect policy to prosecute parents who refused to enroll their children of school age in schools across the country.
FG releases over N9b to clear backlog of scholarship allowances
The Federal Government says it has released N9.5 billion for the payment of backlog of scholarship allowances owed Nigerian students at home and abroad up to December 2018. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who was represented by Alhaja Asta Ndajiwo, the Director, Federal Scholarship Board, disclosed this during a press conference in Abuja…