Minister tasks CSOs on accurate data on out-of- school children
Nwajiuba, has called on civil society organisations to be accurate when giving out data on out-of-school children in the country.
Rotary partners government in fight against out-of-school children
As part of efforts to tackle the challenge faced by the country’s out-of-school children, Rotary Club of Ikeja, District 9110 recently moved to lift basic education within the district through the donation of two blocks of classrooms and furniture to Ikeja Junior Secondary School.
Federal Government earmarks N10b to tackle out-of-school children
The Federal Government said it has committed N10billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from streets in the next five years. The government said it hopes to achieve the target by enrolling two million children yearly in the next five years.
‘62 per cent of Nigeria’s out-of-school children are girls’
About 6.34m, representing 62 per cent of the 10.19 million out-of-school children in the country are girls, The Guardian has learnt. According to data obtained from the Federal Ministry of Education, Sokoto, Katsina and Akwa Ibom are the three leading states with the highest prevalence of out-of-school girls.
Open schooling as panacea for Nigeria’s army of out-of-school children
The Federal Government’s new initiative to tackle the menace of out-of-school-children is a welcome idea. It underscores the seriousness of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to revive a comatose primary education system in the country, writes Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL.
Government moves to boost school enrolment, reduces out-of -school children
As part of measures to reduce the number of out-of-school children, the Federal Capital Territory [FCT] administration has concluded plans to use credible databases for increased school enrolment.
Out-of-School children’s figure drops
The Federal Government says the number of Out-of-School (OSC) Children in the country has reduced from 13.2 million to 10.2million, following various interventions of the government and development partners.
Pupils lament pains, long trek in search of knowledge
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today, Malcolm X, the popular American Muslim minister and human rights activist once said. And in local parlance, the old saying rings true, that education is the best policy.