Ogun, Rivers shine at 2018 Cowbellpedia Mathematics competition

Junior category winner, 2018 Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz Show, Akinfoluhan Akinleye (left); Managing Director, Promasidor Nigeria Limited, Mr Anders Einarsson; and senior category winner of the competition, Chinedu Mgbemena after the finals in […]

North in shadows of illiteracy, insurgency

[FILE PHOTO] President Muhammadu Buhari For the umpteenth time, the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has shown he will not rest until there is a marked improvement in the northern region of Nigeria’s […]

Niger governor presents N159.5b to assembly

[File] Niger State governor, Sani Bello Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, has presented a N159.52 billion 2019 budget to the state House of Assembly in Minna. The proposal, tagged: “Budget of Sustenance and Continuity” is […]

Enhancing literacy, improving livelihoods: Lafarge Africa National Literacy Competition

Nigeria has the highest number of children without access to education with about 10.5 million (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund) children affected. The statistics are staggering and hard to deny given the number of […]

Experts meet in Lagos to tackle leadership problems in sector

To address the leadership question in the sector, seasoned educationists will on Saturday, November 10 converge on Lagos to deliberate on ways of transforming the school system and preparing next generation of leaders through the curriculum.   […]

Stakeholders identify solution to Africa’s challenges

4th Covenant – International Conference on African Development Issues (C- ICADI) 2018, organised by Covenant University, Ota Stakeholders at the 4th Covenant – International Conference on African Development Issues (C- ICADI) 2018, organised by Covenant […]

Finding space for Nigeria’s 13m out-of-school children

Education Minister, Adamu Adamu At the moment, Nigeria is the world capital of out-of-school children with more than 13 million of them anywhere but in the classroom. In this piece, Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL examines the […]

DFID report shows learning equity at Bridge Nigeria Schools

Chairman, Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr. Joan Oviawe (left); Vice President, Policy and Partnerships, Bridge International Academies, Mrs. Adesuwa Ifedi; Director General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Lagos State Ministry of Education, […]

FG pledges to employ only qualified teachers – minister

Education Minister, Malam Adamu Adamu Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has said that a database of qualified unemployed teachers was being gathered nationwide to ensure such people are employed into the teaching profession. ‎ […]

KWSUBEB debunks story on teaching jobs

Map of Kwara state Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (KWSUBEB) has debunked a publication that applicants for the 1,850 new teaching jobs announced by the government need endorsement of their ward chairmen. The chairman, […]

Nine years after, ASUU-FG crisis resurfaces

Left- ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi That there is no love lost between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the federal government is not in doubt and for obvious reasons. One of […]

Kogi government releases results of basic exams, common entrance

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello. The Kogi Government, on Saturday, says the results of candidates for the State 2018 Basic Certificate Examinations (BECE), Common Entrance Examinations (CEE) and Basic Six (6) Examinations (BSE), are […]

British High Commission, Edusko hold orientation programme for Chevening scholars

Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils SOURCE: iRwanda24 To effectively guide the 53 Nigerians selected to study in United Kingdom under Chevening scholarship for 2018/2019, British High Commission and a non-governmental organisation, Edusko […]

Group partners Microsoft, Access Bank to train 50 schools on digital literacy

To mark the 2018 United Nations International Literacy Day, a non-governmental organisation, Youth Orientation for Development (YOD), affiliated to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), in conjunction with Microsoft Nigeria and Access […]

Firm partners University of Delaware to promote entrepreneurship education

University of Delaware. PHOTO: UDEL.EDU TedPrime Hub, Nigeria has been endorsed as the pitch site event partner (Social Innovation category) in the ongoing global diamond challenge of the University of Delaware’s horn entrepreneurship as well […]

NUNS kicks against JAMB ‘extortion,’ says body wants to impress Buhari

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB Registrar The National Union of Nigerian Students, (NUNS), yesterday, said the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is extorting ordinary Nigerians to impress President Muhammadu Buhari. The union kicked against exorbitant charges levied on admission seekers into higher institutions, saying the […]

Stakeholders want teaching of leadership, entrepreneurship as subject in schools

[File] Students in a classroom With continuous decline in moral values and lack of good virtues among Nigerian youths, stakeholders have called on managers of the country’s educational system to facilitate the teaching of leadership […]