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What if you couldn’t write your name?

In 2020 studies showed nearly 40% of Nigerians could not read or write. Those are staggering statistics given Nigeria’s population. 40% means 80 Million+ people cannot write nor read a four word sentence. That’s why education is important­čôî It is not a scam. Quality education is a necessity and it is fundamental to our human …

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Here’s how Togo plans to invest 150 billion CFA in its education system by 2022.

(Togo First) – The Togolese government plans to invest around 150 billion CFA in its education system this year. This figure was set in the finance law for 2022. The amount is almost the same as in 2021 (154 billion CFA) before being reduced to 137 billion CFA by the rectifying law passed at the …

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ASUU: Buhari pledges commitment to fulfilling promises, appeals for understanding

Muhammadu Buhari said: ”My administration is committed to this engagement and dialogue, and I urge them to stay the course towards a joint resolution in the best interest of our children and nation,” President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration is committed to honouring promises made to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) towards …

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Nigeria: Lagos Govt to Establish Comprehensive Schools

Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, has appealed to stakeholders to establish comprehensive schools across Lagos to provide a suitable career path for students based on their intelligence, intellectual, and skill competence. Speaking at a strategic stakeholders’ meeting at The Zone, Workforce Group Gbagada, Lagos, Adefisayo noted that such schools would produce students who can …

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Tanzania: Government stresses need for orientation for new teachers

The Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of State in the President’s Office of Regional Administration and Local Government, Gerald Mweli, has underscored the need for an orientation for newly recruited teachers to ensure that they adhere to rules, regulations and procedures in their employment. This would familiarize them with civil service regulations so that …

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Lema Plan International visits Gideon Army Christain Academy

It was an overwhelming moment for the school children of Gideon Army Christain Academy Nursery and Primary School in Okohia, Isiala-Mbano LGA, Imo State. On October 8, 2021, Lema Plan International embarked on a program to promote the need for education in rural communities. This is part of the goal of sustainable development. The program …

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School start: teachers call a new strike

A few days before the start of the 2021-2022 school year, Togo’s teachers are once again raising their voices. On their behalf, the Federation of National Education Unions (FESEN) has just sent a letter to the Minister of Primary, Secondary, Technical Education and Handicrafts. The organization demands the implementation of the measures taken by the …

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Nigeria: 200 Nigerian Students Still in Captivity, Says Unicef

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) yesterday said 200 Nigerian students were still in captivity after school abductions that have plagued the nation since December 2020. The international organization added that more than 1,000 students have been abducted in these attacks from December 2020 to date in different states across the country. The UNICEF Representative …

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