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Buhari directs action on out-of- school children in Nigeria

Buhari directs action on out-of- school children in Nigeria

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development to coordinate the deployment of a national plan to address the issue of out-of-school children in the country. The President gave the directive while inaugurating the 18-member Presidential Steering Committee on Alternate School Programme, ASP, co-chaired […]

Slum to Classroom takes free education to Makoko

Slum to Classroom takes free education to Makoko

To address the concern of education for children living in slums, Youth Advocate for Change through its Slum to Classroom Initiative is providing free literacy programme and life skills support for about 60 children between the ages of four and 15 years.

Obasanjo laments Nigeria’s 14 million out of school children

Obasanjo laments Nigeria’s 14 million out of school children

 Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented the fate of over 14 million out of school children in Nigeria, saying that lack of formal education and stagnated development are some of the biggest problems confronting the country.