Tag Archives: Education

We’ll Show Nigerians Why We Borrow–Finance Minister

Malpass, Ahmed and other Panelists on Borrowing and Transparency

**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 the World Bank/IMF ongoing Annual …

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It’s Wrong For Untrained Persons To Teach In Classroom

Esther Deji-Irawo

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 players in the education industry …

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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 supporting efforts towards the realization …

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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 almost 60 percent in a …

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2018 Budget And Paltry Allocation For Education

By Uwa Eghomeka My worries about the several months of delay in passing the 2018 Budget of Consolidation were abated as the Senate finally approved it on Wednesday, 16th May. But my heart turned to jelly as I read the breakdown of the budget. I became fearful, not only because of the fiscal deficit of N1,954,464,993,775 and a deficit to …

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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 13 leading institutions to engage …

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Education ministry Suspends Vice Principal , For Impregnanting Student

Olabode Adaramola The Niger state Ministry of Education, says it had suspended a Vice Principal, Malam Mohammed Mohammed, who had sexually violated  and impregnated a female student, Miss Faith Danjuma,  of his school, Government Day Secondary School, Tunga Minna. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Alhaji Yahaya Garba disclosed this to newsmen in Minna on Wednesday in an interaction with …

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Over 10,000 Nigerians Study In U.S In 2017-Consul General

Tayo Olanipekun The U.S. Consul General, John Bray, has disclosed that more than 10,000 Nigerians are among the over one million international students in the United States of America this year. He also noted that the number, which surpassed that of the previous year, was an example of strong Nigerian-U.S. ties. Bray made the disclosure in Lagos during the opening …

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OVL Foundation Launches ‘Rekindling Hope Initiative’

In its bid to identify with vulnerable people in the society, OVL foundation has paid a courtesy visit to two orphanages in Lagos and Ogun States. The organisation duly registered in Nigeria seeks to empower vulnerable people in Africa. The visit is  part of the organisation’s Rekindling Hope Initiative which seeks to provide charity donation, health sensitisation and skill acquisition …

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