Mallam Adamu Adamu
The 2018 diary: January
January 2. Herdsmen kill 50 in Benue Communities. Suspected Fulani herdsmen invaded five communities in Benue State, killing over 50 persons and leaving many others wounded. They struck around 10.00 am on New Year Day and in the early hours of the following day. Kaduna ex-Governor, Lawal Kaita dies at 85. Former Governor of old…
Foundation unveils book to curb corruption, improve governance
The Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa Foundation is set to launch a book titled ‘A to Z of Internal Audit Practice.’ The book is part of efforts to develop effective anti-corruption tool, risk management and corporate management. At the pre-launch and ‘Unveiling of Vision 2030’ the convener, Sam Ohuabunwa said, the primary panacea of the level of…
Echoes of religious co-existence in Nigeria at MUSWEN at 10 outing
President Muhammadu Buhari, as enjoined Nigerians to embrace religious tolerance for peace to reign in the country. Buhari who spoke at the grand finale of 10th anniversary of Muslim Ummah in the South Western Nigeria (MUSWEN) and N5 billion launch of its International Centre, in Ibadan, said since Islam is a religion of peace, it…
The implications of out-of-school children
That the authorities at all levels in the country are debating the number of out-of-school children in the country without strategy to deal with the reproach at this time speaks volumes about the importance they attach to education.
Buhari orders minister to convene education summit
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, to urgently convene a summit on education to address the issue of funding. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, disclosed this while declaring open the officials’ session of the ongoing 63rd National Council on Education (NCE) in Abuja. He said…
Minister seeks review of curriculum, express concern over shortage of teachers
In a bid to improve the quality of education in Nigeria and other African countries, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, yesterday, called on relevant stakeholders in the teaching profession to design ways to review the curriculum. According to the minister, curriculum that would equip learners, with the right set of skills to survive…
Nigeria’s out-of-school children
Recently, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, disclosed that the number of out-of-school children (OOSC) in the country had dropped from 10.5 million to 8.6 million in the last three years.
Lagos NIPR holds stakeholders’ confab today
The Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) would today hold a conference to address the challenges facing education in Nigeria.
Adamu challenges tertiary institutions to address structural imbalances in economy
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has challenged tertiary institutions in the country to aggressively address the structural imbalances inherent in the country’s economy.