INVESTIGATION: Almajiri schools built by Jonathan govt. decaying across Nigeria

Between December 2010 and May 2015, the Goodluck Jonathan administration embarked on the Almajiri Education Programme which saw to the construction and equipment of...

Olotu donates research materials to Ijaiye Ojokoro Library

An aspirant for a seat in the Lagos State House of Assembly at the Ifako-Ijaiye Constituency 2, Oluwafemi Emmanuel Olotu has donated research materials...

Abandoned SUBEB projects: Ortom orders prosecution of contractors

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has given instructions for the prosecution of contractors who abandoned work on some of the 740 primary...

60% of Gombe primary school teachers ‘unqualified’

The transition committee set up by the Gombe state Governor-Elect, Inuwa Yahaya has said that 60% of teachers in the state primary schools are...

St Peters School wins maiden Lagos Mainland Spelling Bee Competition

St Peter's Catholic Nursery and Primary School has won the maiden edition of the Lagos Mainland Spelling Bee Competition (LMSBC). The school beat 55 other...

How Nigeria’s out-of-school children increased to 13.2 million

The number of out-of-school children rose from 10.5 million in 2010 to 13.2 million in 2015, a Demographic Health Survey (DHS) conducted by the...

Towards restoring a functional Madrasah system

Uthman Jaarullah bn Zakariyyah Oladele bn Abdullahi proposes reforms within the Madrasah system. In Nigeria, the Madrasah is variously called Islamiyya, Makaranta Ilmi, or...
A dilapidated office within the administrative block of the Almajiri Model School, Dutsin-Ma

Multi-million naira Almajiri Model School built by Jonathan govt. abandoned, rotting away

When the President Goodluck Jonathan administration started the Almajiri Model School projects in 2010, it was to reduce the number of out-of-school...

Standard Clubs in schools will combat substandard product proliferation

The quest to fight the proliferation of substandard products has got a boost with the proposed introduction of Standard Clubs in more schools. This initiative is being spearheaded by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) in various primary and secondary schools in Kogi State when the new academic session resumes. EduCeleb.com reports that such clubs were already in operation in some schools in Ekiti, Abuja, Lagos and Kwara.

Sources of basic education funding in Nigeria

Basic education is a right guaranteed by Nigerian laws. The 1999 constitution even states that its funding is free of cost for...
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