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Nigeria: Bandits Storm Nigerian School, Kidnap Many Students

The exact number of students kidnapped by the bandits has not been ascertained. Suspected bandits have abducted some students of the Government Science School, Kagara in Niger State. The bandits were dressed in military uniforms when they attacked the boarding school Tuesday night, reported PRNigeria, a news agency with close ties to Nigerian security agencies. …

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24 million may drop out of school due to COVID-19 impact: U.N

Girls and young women are likely to be disproportionately affected, it saysAlmost 24 million children are at risk of not returning to school next year due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, according to the United Nation’s policy brief on the pandemic’s impact on education, released on Tuesday. The educational financing gap is also likely …

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Valentine through Faith’s eyes and Destiny’s heart.

Faith has always loved Valentine’s day, it meant lots of gifts for her and the other children at the orphanage. Valentine’s day was always anticipated by the kids as this was the day different people and groups would come to spend time with them and gift them different items, making them feel loved and special. …

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The agony of the Girl child within our today’s school system.

Esther was the form teacher’s favorite, everyone thought so as he showed favoritism when it came to her, always buying her gifts and giving her high test scores he always made her stay behind after school to help him score assessment tests, or run one errand or another this was just an excuse he used …

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Public schools may be poor but communities can do more…

Many public schools may be in a bad state. However, School Based Management Committees (SBMC) have been told to quit complaining, roll up their sleeves and find solutions. When asked to list the issues bedeviling schools in their communities, members of School Based Management Committees (SBMC) that attended a training by the Human Development Initiatives …

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Female Genital Multilation(FGM) : An Evil practice against women.

Female Genital Mutilation(FGM) comprises all procedures involving the removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons, as defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO).Although not always the case, it most commonly occurs between the ages of 0 to 15 years and the age is decreasing in …

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How to upgrade education post-pandemic

COVID-19 have put over 1.6 billion children out of school. Here’s how to upgrade education post-pandemic The pandemic could provide an opportunity for innovative education. • Many of the 1.6 billion children out of school during the pandemic may never return. • Of those who do, more than half will not receive the education required …

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POVERTY AND HUNGER AS IT AFFECTS CHILDREN.

Nigeria is one of many food-deficient countries in Africa, and its alarming hunger statistics are tied with high levels of conflict that have plagued the region surrounding Nigeria for years. Food crisis such as the one in Nigeria causes distressing levels of stunting in children and is correlated with high rates of poverty. This silent …

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Kenya: 120,000 Learners Have Dropped Out of School in Northern Kenya.

Kenya: 120,000 Learners Have Dropped Out of School in Northern Kenya.At least 120,000 primary and secondary school learners have dropped out of school over the last 10 months in northern Kenya, latest statistics reveal. Frontier Counties Development Council (FCDC) yesterday said 107,556 pupils and 13,478 students have quit class– dealing a major blow to the …

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