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 […]