Lagos State

Why Lagos Ministry of Education Pulled Old Contents From Website After Six Months

Six months after the administration of former governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the state’s ministry of education still featured names of officers in the former administration on the website of the department until recently. Mr. Ambode’s Deputy, Dr. (Mrs.) Idiat Oluranti Adebule according to the website was still the Commissioner for Education meaning […]

Tomia school

We Need Functioning Schools Like Other Lagos Communities – Riverine Communities Demand

The Lagos State Government has invested over N150bn in the education sector of the state in the last three years according to www.yourbudgit.com. Combating annual increase in school enrollment, it is said that the state can only handle 40 percent of the pupils in the state despite the huge budget. Lagos State is among the […]

Margaret

Why We Distribute Mathematical Sets In Public Schools -Margaret Innocent

Margaret Innocent is the chairperson of Deo Gratias Initiative; a nongovernmental organisation that supports students of public schools with educational materials majorly mathematical sets. A broadcaster with a golden voice and a heart of gold, she is particularly passionate about students especially the girl child. In recent years the organisation has distributed hundreds of mathematical […]

Malpass, Ahmed and other Panelists on Borrowing and Transparency

We’ll Show Nigerians Why We Borrow–Finance Minister

**Senator Says Debts Okay For Development Tayo Olanipekun, Washington DC The government is willing to show to Nigerians what projects its various debts are tied to as details of these are not currently in the public domain, the Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed, has said. She made this known on Thursday at a panel discussion during […]

Esther Deji-Irawo

It’s Wrong For Untrained Persons To Teach In Classroom

Recently, an education consulting outfit, Brainford Educational Consult staged a Professional Master Class for teachers and school owners in Lagos. The training which featured several facilitators was aimed at emphasising best practices in the education sector. The organisation’s Head of recruitment and learning development, Mrs. Esther Deji-Irawo at the event shed lights on sundry issues […]

NSE Commemorates 2019 International Day of Education

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), joined the rest of the world on Thursday, January 24, 2019, to commemorate the first-ever International Day of Education with a special excursion programme and a Closing Gong ceremony on the floor of the Exchange in Lagos. This is in line with the commitment of NSE to enhance cooperation in […]

Osinbajo: Education Key To Extreme Poverty Eradication

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, said that quality education was key to reducing extreme poverty in the country. Speaking at the 60th anniversary of Grange School in Ikeja, Lagos, the vice president said that education reduces inequality in the society and had a connection with a growing environment. “Education erases poverty by […]

Africa Looks To Ireland For Tertiary Education

Pan African students are turning to Ireland to benefit from the advanced education that catalyzed the Irish economic turnaround, reports Enterprise Ireland South Africa. With this increase interest in Africa to source internationally recognised graduate education opportunities, Enterprise Ireland has concluded plans to host an education sector visit to Nigeria in March this year, taking […]