Tag Archives: Education

Reimagining Education in Nigeria: Task Before New Administration


The new administration in Nigeria faces the task of reimagining education in the country, as the sector continues to grapple with various challenges that hamper the country’s economic growth and development. Critical stakeholders have developed a blueprint for the new administration to tackle these issues. Education plays a crucial role in a child’s development, shaping their abilities, attitudes, and behaviors …

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Emerald Schools’ Corporate Social Responsibility commendable, Lagos Education Commissioner, Adefisayo extols management

Edna Obaze

Commissioner for Education in Lagos State, Mrs. Folashade Adefisayo has congratulated the management and staff of Emerald Schools on the commissioning of the Emerald Day Secondary school in Ifako, Gbagada, Lagos, saying the education sector needs solid system to raise quality children. Adefisayo who spoke at the commissioning of the school on Friday said the school is a good thing …

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Ajewole Empowers Kwara Students As State ANCOPPS Ready To Partner Foundation

A strong believer in quality education, Engineer Ajewole Damilare has empowered students in Kwara State through his foundation. The number of students who could not afford the examination fees which is an issue in the state prompted his philanthropic gesture to render help. Recently, the trained engineer, Ajewole reached out to students in need in the North Central state and …

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Inside Oyo School Where Students Learn Under Canopy

*Average of 100 pupils in a classroom *Students don’t assimilate after 12noon *Primary, secondary school use same toilet facility *Principal, 12Teachers, 65 pupils use same classroom *Six students to a bench *Education takes lion share (22%) of state’s N226.6bn budget in 2021 *Oyo is ranked number 20 in literacy rate among Nigerian states by UNESCO 2012 Concerned citizens of Oyo …

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Ondo Community Laments Poor State Of Public Primary School

By Emmanuel Adeniran Investigations have revealed that facilities in some primary schools in some Ondo State communities are currently below standard, whereby making learning condition for the pupils very difficult. A visit to the L. A. Primary School located in the remote Awule community in Akure South Local Government Area of the state is an indication that all is not …

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Peaceful Protest: What Went Wrong?


The events of the last four days across Nigeria have been saddening and frightening. These have proved the reality of what many right thinking Nigerians have been saying for many years. What started as a peaceful protest suddenly went violent when hoodlums hijacked the process. I saw the video of the destruction of several public and private property across Nigeria …

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

Lagos State

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 the website was never updated …

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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 sets to students who have …

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