Education articles

Who Will Rescue our Schools?

In a Memo Transform Nigeria Movement sent to the Honourable Minister of Education, Professor Ruqayyatu Rufa’i in July 2012 we said: A bill should be enacted by the National Assembly to make it compulsory for the children of political office holders to educate their children in public schools in Nigeria or quit and become private

UNILAG renaming: When criticism turn to breakfast

By WALE ODUNSI Since the Federal Government announced its resolve to rename the prestigious University of Lagos to Moshood Abiola University, thousands of Nigerians suddenly discovered their concealed talent in writing. It is apposite to note that albeit rather late (nineteen years after), the overdue recognition of the nation’s notable martyr of democracy sincerely deserves

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Institutional Accreditation: Bayero University Shines!

By ABUBAKAR MUHAMMAD MUSA As the National Universities Commission [NUC] released the result of its 2011 Institutional Accreditation of Nigerian Universities, Bayero University, Kano has once again written its name in gold in the annals of University education by retaining its top spot among the Nigerian Universities. The National Universities Commission [NUC], which conducted the

GSS Michika at 40: Shadow of its past?

By EMMANUEL Y. KWACHE Government Secondary School, Michika Adamawa State, started as Community Secondary School in 1972. That was when elders of the community gathered and contributed funds, to establish a Secondary School, where their wards in Primary Schools could easily gain admission into a Post Primary Institution. Then pupils that completed Primary Schools either