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Education: Osinbajo Advocates Focus On Critical, Creative Thinking

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has called on stakeholders in the education sector to evolve better teaching and learning techniques that will address contemporary challenges confronting societies in modern times. Prof. Osinbajo stated this earlier today while receiving a delegation from the West African Examination Council (WAEC), led by its chairperson, Dr Evelyn Kandakai at the Presidential Villa. The ...

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ISSUE: Stakeholders Call For Redesigning 6-3-3-4 System Of Education To Boost Economy

By Shittu Obasa A cross-section of stakeholders in the education sector have called  on the Federal Government to  redesign the  6-3-3-4 system of education operating in the country to produce more   entrepreneurs in keeping with current state of Nigeria. The stakeholders  made their positions known in a national survey. In Abeokuta, the  Academic Staff  Union of Secondary Schools of Nigeria (ASUSS) called ...

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Aggressive Education Key To Nigeria, Africa’s Development — Peter Obi

Former Gov. of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has reiterated the call for African leaders, especially Nigerian leaders, to invest more in education so as to ensure a guaranteed future for her people. A statement by Obi’s Media office said that he made the advocacy while speaking on Friday at the Oxford University Business School Africa Forum in Oxford, United Kingdom. “The future of the continent lies in tap ...

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Peter Obi Takes School Project To Rwanda, Kenya

Immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, better known in the country today for his unrelenting support to the education sector, has extended the support to Kenya and Rwanda. Obi was in Rwanda and Kenya on Tuesday on the invitation of Build Africa, the world acclaimed NGO on education. Based in the UK, the organisation is in the forefront of support to education in many countries of the world ...

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Opon Imo: How Aregbesola Laid Foundation For Digital Education

By Inwalomhe Donald Much has been written about the role technology played in bringing social and political change across much of Africa, but less is known about the technological revolution that is taking place and transforming people’s lives in the State of Osun, Nigeria. This deep and rapid mobile penetration is catapulting the State of Osun school children into the 21st century and bringing new and prev ...

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Kano Spends N2.7Bn On Students Abroad

Despite economic recession bedeviling 36 states in Nigeria with some of them recalling back their students studying abroad, Kano state government in last year has paid N2.7billion for her foreign students alone. Addressing some students who paid an appreciation visit for the state government sponsorship to complete their Masters Degree in India at Kano Government House on Friday, Governor Dr Abdullah Umar G ...

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Again, Education Tops Sokoto’s Budget Allocation

Laying: Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal laying the 2017 budget estimate before the Sokoto State House of Assembly...Thursday  29/12/16 For the second year running, education got the highest sectoral allocation after Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal presented Sokoto’s 2017 budget estimate to the state House of Assembly. Laying the budget before lawmakers Thursday, Tambuwal said education will consume N38,426,26 ...

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Sokoto To Commence Deduction Of Education Levy

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Sokoto State Government is set to implement deduction of Education Levy from January, 2016 starting with public and civil servants in the state. The deduction is to run for three years. In a meeting with various labour unions operating in the state, Governor Aminu Tambuwal solicited for the cooperation and understanding of all civil servants as well as public servants. "You are aware o ...

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Education Remains Vital Tool To Combat Poverty – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday justified the massive investment of his administration on improvement of educational infrastructure and upgrade of curriculum to meet current realities, saying that education remains one of the critical tools to combat poverty and secure a better future for the State. Governor Ambode, who spoke at Lagos House in Ikeja after swearing-in a new Permanent Se ...

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Niger Provides Incentives for Qualitative Education

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani has emphasised his administration's resolve to provide qualitative incentives for both teaching and learning in all its Primary and Secondary schools to boost the standard of education in the state. The Governor, who gave the indication in Minna, said his administration would never compromise on its resolve to provide functional and standard education until the des ...

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Atiku At Zik’s Lecture, Advocates Free Education In Africa

Former Vice President of Nigeria and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar calls for primary and secondary education to be free and compulsory across the African continent. Atiku made the call at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka in Anambra State, in his capacity as Chairman of the 2016 Zik Lectures hosted by the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University. The remarks w ...

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Saraki Seeks Incentives For Girl Child Education

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday called on all tiers of government in the country to encourage girl-child education by through the use of special incentives. He also said that government need to lay more emphasis on achieving qualitative education for all Nigerian children rather than concentrating on the quantity of students enrollment alone. Saraki according to a statement by Chie ...

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