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In Borno, teachers stand against trauma

After an intensive training on psychosocial support, teachers in Borno say they are better equipped to tackle anxiety and trauma in children. Folashade Adebayo, Communication Officer, UNICEF Nigeria She had written them off as uncooperative and difficult children. But after Talatu Maidoki, a teacher at the Kamsulum Junior Secondary School in Maiduguri, Borno State in […]

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Sokoto State Enrolls Over 75,000 Children To Basic Education In 2020

The Sokoto state government under the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) has enrolled over seventy-five thousand children into basic schools in the state last year. The State government, under the programme, targets over 90,000 children for enrollment. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, stated the development at the official flag-off of BESDA enrolment drive campaign […]

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COVID-19: Schools to Reopen in Anambra 2 Weeks After Jan. 18, Earlier Scheduled Date – Anambra Government

Onitsha- Anambra State Government has announced that reopening of schools in the state will resume on February 1, about two weeks after the January 18, earlier scheduled date. Gov. Willie Obiano, who announced this during his broadcast at the Governor’s Lodge, Onitsha, explained that the extension was to enable the principals and teachers to prepare […]

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NECO releases 2020 SSCE results

MINNA – The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) indicating a 2.3 per cent increase in the number of candidates who scored five credits and above, including English and Mathematics. The Registrar and Chief Executive of NECO, Prof. Godswill Obioma, announced the results at […]