Posts Tagged ‘Education’

FCMB to sponsor girl found reading at their ATM gallery [PHOTOS]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 10, 2020
A young girl whose name has been identified as Dele was found and pictured reading by the ATM gallery of First City Monument bank (FCMB) in Ondo Town. A Twitter user who was about using the ATM found the young girl sorting her homework with the uninterrupted electricity supply at the ATM stand. The tweet […]

Just in: Nnemdi Ozoemena emerges 2nd best in 2019 Commonwealth Essay Competition

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 12, 2019
A 17-year-old Nigerian student, Nnemdi Ozoemena, has emerged the runner-up in the senior category of the 2019 Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition. Mr Blackson Bayewumi, Country Director of the Royal Commonwealth Society in Nigeria and Chairman Nigeria Conversation, said this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. Bayewumi said that the Federal Ministry of Education had […]

Only 1.2% Primary School Pupils In North Of Nigeria Can Read

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 28, 2019
Andrienne Barnes, a Literacy and Pedagogy specialist from Florida State University, in the US has claimed that 72% of children at early grade primary school level in northern Nigeria public schools cannot read a single word while only 1.2% of them are able to read and answer comprehension questions. Barnes, a part of a USAID […]

BREAKING| Mandatory Same Sex Education in the UK from September 2020

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 16, 2019
On Monday, there was an outcry from UK citizens on the decision to introduce same sex education to all primary schools even to children as young as 5 which is said to commence from September 2020. Helen Ward, an English lecturer and researcher made the known through her twitter account, see tweets below: Many while […]

Repositioning Technical And Vocational Education In Imo State: The Ihedioha Example

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 23, 2019
REPOSITIONING TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN IMO STATE: THE IHEDIOHA EXAMPLE. By Aic Akwarandu The rate of unemployment in Nigeria is not only alarming but on the increase everyday. With the numerous tertiary institutions in the country churning out graduates in their thousands, if not millions, every year, coupled with people losing their jobs on […]

I’ll end poverty, grow Nigeria’s economy if elected president – Moghalu

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 24, 2018
A former deputy governor, Financial Systems Stability (FSS) of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, says he will wage a decisive war that will end poverty in Nigeria within the first four years of his term if elected president in 2019. Mr Moghalu, who is the presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), […]