Mallam Adamu Adamu
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.
110 students get NNPC/SNEPCo scholarships
Some 110 students from Nigeria’s six geo-political zones have been awarded full-board six-year secondary school scholarships in the second set of the NNPC/SNEPCo Cradle-to-Career programme designed to give top quality education...
National Assembly demands ministry handles recruitment of 500,000 teachers
The Presidency and the Office of the Vice President lack the expertise to oversee proposed recruitment of 500,000 teachers and should therefore hand the job over to the Ministry of Education.
Minister threatens to sack principals over unauthorised fees
Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has threatened to sack the principal of any Federal Government College who charges above authorised fees.The warning comes on the heels of reports of hike in fees at some Unity Schools nationwide.
Reforms in education and its agencies
Although it took long in coming, the Federal Government’s appointment of 17 new heads of education agencies and parastatals should be a commendable development. This is especially so when the motive for this change was hinged...
Abuja town hall: Ministers compelled to open up
As Town hall meetings go, they are not complete without drama. It was the turn of Abuja last Tuesday, after the much-publicised embarrassment suffered by Labour Minister, Dr. Chris Ngige, when he allegedly attempted to go against the popular view of his South Eastern brothers.