Education and Training

Nigeria’s out-of-school kids drops to 6.9m, says FG

By Frank Ikpefan, Abuja The Federal Government Thursday stated that Nigeria’s out- of-school-children (OSC) has dropped to 6.946 million from 10.1 million. The government claimed that 3.247,590 million children, who were not in school, were enrolled within the space of a year and seven months, due to several activities undertaken …

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Prof. Rebo emerges new Vice Chancellor, Federal University, Wukari

Agency Reporter The Governing Council, Federal University Wukari, in Taraba has announced Prof. Jude Rabo as the new Vice-Chancellor of the institution. Mr Laurence Ngbale, the Chairman of the Governing Council, disclosed at a press conference on Thursday in Wukari that Rabo, a Professor of Veterinary Medicine, emerged as the …

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Conspiracy theories around resumption

 Kofoworola Belo-Osagie, Damola Kola-Dare, David Adenuga, (Bauchi), Kolade Adeyemi (Jos), Toba Adedeji (Osogbo), and Oluyemisi Olaosun.     MANY Nigerians have been anxious about the resumption of schools for the second term of the 2020/2021 academic session as a result of a sharp increase in the number of COVID-19 cases …

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Group lauds new polytechnic

 Uja Emmanuel, Makurdi   THE Jemgbagh United Front (JUF), a Tiv socio- cultural organisation, has praised President Muhammadu Buhari,  the Minister of Special Duties and intergovernmental Affairs Dr. George Akume for the establishment of Federal Polytechnic in Wannune, Tarka Local Government area in Benue state. In a communique at the …

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‘Allow girls finsh secondary school before marriage’

Our Reporter   THE Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, has called on parents to allow their girls complete their secondary education before marrying them off. Speaking at the inauguration of a girl-child community centre in Gafia village, Kaita Local Government Area of Katsina State, Bobboyi …

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