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Girl Child Day : Sultan Advocates For More Commitment To Education

Girl Child Day : Sultan Advocates For More Commitment To Education

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday advocated for more commitment to Girl-child education in the country. Abubakar spoke during a symposium to commemorate the International Day of Girl Child, organised by the Sultanate Council in Sokoto. The monarch said educating the girl child is a responsibility of all stakeholders from parents […]

2019 UTME:  Over 100,000 Candidates Now In Universities – Says JAMB

2019 UTME:  Over 100,000 Candidates Now In Universities – Says JAMB The Joint Admissions and Matriculatio Board (JAMB) says over 100,000 candidates who met admission requirements have so far been offered placements into Nigerian universities for the 2019/2020 academic session. Dr Fabian Benjamin, Spokesman for JAMB, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday […]

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Sierra Leone: President Bio Announces Tougher Measures To Address Exam Malpractices

  President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone has announced tougher measures to curb the increasing spate of examination malpractices in the country. The president made the announcement at the opening of newly completed Comprehensive Primary School in Freetown, capital of the country. According to him, examination malpractice was destroying the soul of the education […]

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Sierra Leone Teachers Union Meets President Bio On Free Quality Education

  Members of the Sierra Leone Teachers Union, SLTU, have met with President Julius Maada Bio at State House to discuss their role in the successful rollout of the Free Quality Education programme. Presenting the visiting team, Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education, Alpha Osman Timbo, said the Union was renewing its commitment to […]

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Nigeria: 3 Years After Graduation, POLY Fails To Release Out gone Final Results

  By Alli Abiola: When many of the immediate past students of Higher National Diploma of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, ogun State, Southwest Nigeria, gained admission about three years ago, they never thought they would spend three years on a course that shouldn’t be more than one year and seven months. Many of them came to […]

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Support Advocacy For Policy Document On Girls Free Education In Kaduna – AMDF Tells Media Executives

  Media executives have been tasked to intensify efforts in the campaign for policy document and implementation framework for a free and compulsory education for girls in public schools in Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria. At a breakfast meeting on Wednesday in Kaduna, the Executive Director of Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF), Mr. Iliya Kure observed […]

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Free Girls Education: Kaduna Traditional, Religious Leaders Join Advocacy For Policy Formulation

  Traditional and religious leaders in Kaduna State, North West Nigeria have vowed to support the Advocacy for Policy formulation and Adoption of Free and Compulsory Education for girls in the State. This is with a view to having a policy document and implementation framework to back up the pronouncements by the State Government. The […]

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South Africa Hosts Dialogue On Secondary Education In Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Monday declare open the first high-level dialogue of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA). The Presidency in a media advisory said the two-day forum on 29 and 30 July, will become an annual High-Level Policy Forum on Secondary Education in Africa. The event will bring together […]

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