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Mr. Rahama Mohammed Farah UNICEF Kano Chief of Field Office addressing participants during the Media Dialogue in Kano.
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Over 10million girls out of school in Nigeria -UNICEF 

Over 10million girls out of school in Nigeria -UNICEF The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that over 10 million girls are out of school in Nigeria and that majority of them are from northern part of the country. UNICEF said that 60 per cent of the 18.5 million out of school children in […]

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Best school for your children is catholic owned, says Reno Omokri

Best school for your children is catholic owned, says Reno Omokri By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo Former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has said that the best school for one’s child is Catholic owned. This is coming amid cases of bullying, sexual harassment and gangsterism in some secondary schools in Nigeria. Reno who disclosed […]

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Education: Nigeria faces learning crisis -UNICEF

Education: Nigeria faces learning crisis -UNICEF   By Timothy Agbor The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) on Friday warned that Nigeria faces a learning crisis in which learning is not taking place, even for children that are in schools. The UNICEF Chief of Field Office in Kano, Rahama Mohammed warned that Nigeria’s current situation portends […]

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Osun govt shuts school after students beat Peace Corps member 

Osun govt shuts school after students almost killed Peace Corps member By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo Osun State Government has directed that one of its Schools, lfeoluwa Co educational Grammar School Osogbo be shut indefinitely after some group of students stormed the school and beat a Peace Corps member to stupor.   The Peace Corps member, who […]

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January 18 school resumption date stands – FG

January 18 school resumption date stands – FG By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo The Federal Government has said the earlier announced school resumption date of January 18 stands. Sequel to the hint given during the press conference held on 12th January 2021 for the review of the proposed resumption date, the Federal Ministry of Education has […]

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Osun govt directs schools to resume

COVID-19: Osun govt directs schools to resume By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo Osun state government has directed public and private schools in the state to fully resume on Monday, January 18, 2021. This was contained in a statement signed by C. K. Olaniyan, the Co ordinating Director in the state ministry of education on Tuesday. The […]

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Buhari to Katsina students: Education has helped me a lot; don’t give up

Buhari to Katsina students: Education has helped me a lot; don’t give up President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday charged the schoolboys from Katsina, who were on Thursday released by their abductors, not to be discouraged by what happened to them, urging them to remain focused in the pursuit of education. The president addressed the students […]

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Second wave of COVID-19: Osun govt directs schools’ closure

Second wave of COVID-19: Osun govt directs schools’ closure By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo Following the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Osun state Government has directed that all schools (Private and Public) should proceed on Christmas and New year break tomorrow, December 18,2020. A statement signed by C K Olaniyan, the Coordinating Director, Ministry of […]

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Police arraign five Osun pupils for stabbing colleague in school

Police arraign five Osun pupils for stabbing colleague in school By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo   The Police in Osun state have arraigned five Osun State pupils before a Magistrate’s Court sitting in Osogbo for allegedly stabbing a colleague during school hours. According to the police, the accused students committed the offence on November 23, 2020, […]

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Intentional Day of the Girl Child: Borno Gov’s wife seeks laws prohibiting withdrawal of girls from schools

Intentional Day of the Girl Child: Borno Gov’s wife seeks laws prohibiting withdrawal of girls from schools   By Ekene Agbor   The Wife of the Borno Governor, Falmata Zulum, has advocated for laws that will see to the prohibition of withdrawal of girls from schools.   These laws when implemented, would focus more attention towards […]

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