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Saving the Nigerian girl child

Saving the Nigerian girl child By Deborah Phillips Living in a very safe environment where there is no fear, our lives and properties are secured is the wish of every individual. According to late Nelson Mandela, “safety...
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I create time to read every day, says Chioma, young 1st Class graduate

I create time to read every day, says Chioma, young 1st Class graduate By Simon Echewofun Sunday  Miss Susan Chioma OBASI is 21 years old. She recently bagged First Class in Business Administration and also emerged...
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Nigerian schools in the throes of hijab crisis

Nigerian schools in the throes of hijab crisis By Iyabo Lawal School girls in hijab In Osun, there were melees. In Lagos, there were legal fireworks. Recently, in Ibadan, everybody was ready for a showdown – all...

16-year-old Akachukwu Anumudu Wins InterswitchSPAK 1.0

16-year-old Akachukwu Anumudu Wins InterswitchSPAK 1.0 JOHN ADENIYI Sixteen year old Akachukwu Anumudu of Apostolic Faith Secondary School, Anthony, Lagos at the weekend emerged winner of the first edition of the InterswitchSPAK National Science Competition held...
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Out-of-school kids: Fed Govt launches $611m BESDA in Oyo

Out-of-school kids: Fed Govt launches $611m BESDA in Oyo  by Yinka Adeniran THE Federal Government yesterday launched an education initiative, Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA), in Oyo State. It said the initiative would increase equitable...

War in Ivory Tower

War in Ivory Tower Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin Following the stern warning issued by the chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma chapter, Dr. Monday Igbafen asking students not to contemplate resuming...

American-based student donates to LEA primary school

American-based student donates to LEA primary school Chizoba Ogbeche A Nigerian student in the Diaspora, Miss Arabelle, has made donations of food, textbooks, clothes and other sundry items to the Local Education Authority (LEA), Primary School...
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International Day of Girl child: Group lists Factors Hindering Girl child Education in Northern...

International Day of Girl child: Group lists Factors Hindering Girl child Education in Northern Nigeria By Ahmad Umar December 1, 2018 A Non-Governmental Organisation in Gombe State , North-East Region, High Level Women Advocates, has identified discrimination...

Child Marriages Increasing Number Of Out-Of-School Children

Child Marriages Increasing Number Of Out-Of-School Children In Nigeria, about 43 percent of girls are married off before their 18th birthday while 17 percent are married off before they turn 15. The prevalence of child marriages...

How UNICEF boosts girl-child education in northern Nigeria

How UNICEF boosts girl-child education in northern Nigeria 14th August 2018 By Agaju Madugba The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has embarked on an innovative strategy to address the issue of low girl-child enrolment and retention in...