Education
Education Special Report

Tinubu creatively rebooting the education – TMSG

From Our Correspondent A Think-Tnak, the Tinubu Media Support Group (TMSG) says it is convinced that the creative initiatives of the Tinubu administration in the education sector will introduce a fresh breath of air to the sector. This is contained in a statement signed by its Chairman Emeka Nwankpa and Secretary Dapo Okubanjo and emailed […]

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Education Tertiary Education

NELFUND opens portal for student Loan applications

From Bolanle Ridwan, Abuja The Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) has announced in a statement it will open a portal for student loan applications on May 24. Mr Akintunde Sawyerr, the Managing Director of NELFUND, made the announcement, on Thursday in Abuja. The Fund’s Media and Public Relations Lead, Nasir Ayitogo, emailed the statement to […]

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Education

Digital education: Nigeria seeks collaboration with Swedish

From Our Correspondent The Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, sought collaboration with the Swedish Government on using technology to improve early child education in the country. Mamman made the request when he received Swedish Ambassador to Nigeria, Annika Hahn-Englund, in his office, on Tuesday in Abuja. He said there were many Swedish ICT-based companies […]

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Education Foreign News

Afghan Education Ministry annuls 700 “ghost schools”

The Afghan caretaker government’s Ministry of Education has identified and annulled 700 “ghost schools” across the country, the spokesman for the ministry, Mansour Ahmad Hamza, said. “The Ministry of Education has culled up to 700 ‘ghost schools’ from official lists since the government took power more than two years ago,” the local Television channel Tolonews. […]

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Education Tertiary Education

FG opens another NOUN campus in Lagos

By Our Correspondent The Federal Government, on Wednesday, inaugurated a new campus of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) in Surulere, Ojuelegba area of Lagos. At the inauguration, the government renewed its commitment to make education more accessible to Nigerians. Minister of State for Education, Dr Yusuf Sununu, announced the pledge during inauguration of […]

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Foreign News

NUSA to empower, educate women members

  By Peter Ejiofor, London The Nigeria Union South Africa (NUSA), says it would now focus on empowerment, education and legal support for its women members in need. Acting President of the union, Mrs Doris Ikeri-Solarin disclosed this at the union’s national congress recently in Pretoria, South Africa. While priding itself in achievements on members’ welfare, […]

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Foreign News

S/Sudan to train 150 teachers in China

South Sudan government said it would send 150 teachers and school managers to China for training this week. The training is under the second phase of the China-Aided Technical Cooperation Project in Education. Deputy Minister of General Education and Instruction, Martin Tako Moyi, announced this on Wednesday in Juba. Moyi said the first batch of […]

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National Politics Security

Parliamentarian says NASS serious about secure Nigeria

From Our Correspondent in Abuja A member of the Green Chamber of the National Assembly (NASS), Rep. Ibrahim Almustapha-Rabah  (APC-Sokoto) says federal lawmakers are fully committed to securing Nigeria. Almustapha-Rabah, who represents Rabah/Wurno Federal Constituency, gave the assurance in a chat with newsmen, on Monday, in Abuja. “All of us at the National Assembly are […]

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Basic Education Environment

OYSG warns against encroachment into govt school land

From Our Correspondent  The Oyo State government has warned trespassers against encroaching into land belonging to public schools across the state. The Commissioner for Education Science and Technology, Prof. Abdulwaheed Adelabu, gave the warning while on a routine visit to St. Agnes Basic School, Iluju, Ogbomoso on Friday in Oyo State. Adelabu decried the alarming […]

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Education Health Tertiary Education

Bello reiterates commitment to nursing education in Kogi

From Our Correspondent Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has reiterated his administration’s commitment to fostering standard of nursing education in the state. Bello gave the assurance at the 6th combined convocation of the Kogi State College of Nursing and Midwifery in Obangede, Okehi Local Government Area. The governor said: “We will maintain the priority of […]

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