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Sokoto sets up tree plantation to support girl-child education

Sokoto Plantation

The Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Commission has set up a plantation of economic trees at Government Girls College for Islamic Science Shuni, to support girl-child education in the state. Planting tree seedlings at the plantation Commission Chairman, Malam Muhammad Maidoki, said on Saturday, September 5, 2020 that the gesture is part of efforts to ensure that no girl student ...

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Nigeria’s education budget cuts threaten the girl child’s future – Malala Fund, CODE, others

Malala Fund

The Malala​ Fund, together with the Abuja-based Connected Development (CODE) and several other civil society organisations (CSOs) have called on President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria to reassess the unprecedented budget cuts to social services, which slashed 54% from Universal Basic Education, 20% from Ministry of Education and 42.5% from the Basic Healthcare Fund (BHCF). Officials of Malala Fund, CODE and ...

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FUNAI lauds VC over commitment to vision


Staffers of the Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI) in Ebonyi State have given a pass mark to the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba, for his irrevocable commitment to the vision of the institution. This was made known during an interactive session recently held in the university to mark the one year anniversary of the Vice Chancellor, who ...

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Group plans education for 800 million left-out children


The International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity (the Education Commission), a group of world leaders composed of presidents, former prime ministers, business and education leaders, has set out an ambitious and credible programme of reform that will guarantee a basic education to every single child. The Education Commission has set out the first-ever budget for global education, detailing from now ...

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