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FG Inaugurates Governing Board National Senior Secondary Education Commission

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu The Federal government has on Thursday, inaugurated the Governing Board of the National Senior Secondary Education Commission (NSSEC). Speaking during the inauguration, the minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu stated that the event marked another milestone in

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FG Moves To Increase Funding Of Basic Education

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu The Federal Government says it has proposed a legislation to increase funding from the consolidated revenue fund(CRF) to the nation’s basic education sector. Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said the move would see an increase from

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FG Launches National Policy On Gender In Education

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu In a bid to ensure that the numbers of out-of-school children in Nigeria are reduced and ensure that both boys and girls who are out of school return back to school, the federal government has on Monday,

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Buhari Appoints New Heads Of Federal Education Agencies

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of new chief executives for some agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education. This was disclosed in a press statement released by Bem Goong, the Director Press  on Wednesday. He

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Adamu Calls For Collaboration With Stakeholders In Fight Against Illiteracy

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu has called on stakeholders in the sector to complement government’s efforts in the fight against illiteracy in the country. Adamu disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday, at a news conference

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FG Establishes New Universities In Jigawa, Akwa Ibom; Upgrades 4

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu The Federal Government has announced the establishment of two additional universities of technology in Jigawa and Akwa Ibom and has also upgrade four existing universities. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu disclosed this to newsmen in

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FG To Roll-out Accelerated Basic Education Programme To Improve Access

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu The federal government has revealed plans to embark on a national roll-out of the accelerated basic education programme to enable disadvantaged children  between  ages 10 and 18 to have access to  education. Minister of Education, Malam Adamu

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FG Approves Special Salary For Teachers, Increases Years Of Service

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a special salary scale for teachers and number of years of service from 35 years to 40 years.The Minister of Education Adamu Adamu , who represented the President made this known in Abuja

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FG Orders Reopening Of Schools

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu The minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has stated that 104 Unity Colleges  across the country will resume on October 12, 2020.The minister who was speaking while briefing the press, today, October 2, 2020, also stated that by

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Returning Students Would Pay Third Term Fee – FG

By Genevive Okafor In addition to the  release of the comprehensive schedule for various National Examinations for exit classes yesterday, the federal government had stated that the returning students would have to pay their third term fee if they have

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