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Meal For Learning (3): Traders Struggle To Stock Their Shops

For Twentyten Daily, Taiwo Babatunde visited market places around tertiary institutions and spoke to traders on the increase in food prices and how it is affecting the growth of their businesses Ugwu Jullieth is a trader at Oye market in Ekiti where she sells rice, beans and other food items.… You must be registered to […]Read More

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Meal For Learning (2): Market Prices Stiffen Cooking Process, Alternative

For Twentyten Daily, Abdulsemiu Monsuroh highlighted how Nigerian students are finding it difficult to adjust to the increasing food prices despite having income from their sponsors (parents/guardians). For Kabirat Arowona, a part two undergraduate of Pasture and Range Management at the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta(FUNAAB), cooking with Liquefied Petroleum… You must be registered to […]Read More

FG To Increase Education Budget By 50% In Two Years

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to increase the budget for the education sector by 50 percent over the next two years as part of a joint agreement among heads of state at the ongoing Global Education Summit in London. This was disclosed in  a statement by his Special Adviser to the President on Media and […]Read More

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How Insecurity, Poverty Threaten Education In Nigeria

“I’ve never felt this much pain in my life — it’s unimaginable .At first, they were demanding 800 million naira from the families of the kidnapped students … then they started killing the students to show they were serious,” Ojotun, whose 18 year-old sister was among students kidnapped in Greenfield… You must be registered to […]Read More

In Three Years, Thousands of NECO Candidates involve in Malpractices

Within the last three years, the National Examination Council has consistently recorded thousands of candidates involved in several forms of malpractice.  While publishing the results of the 2020 Secondary School Certificate Examination, the council indicated that 33,470 candidates of 1.2 million candidates who wrote the exams were caught in different forms of malpractice. In 2019, […]Read More

Insufficiency likely to Drive More Children out of School

The number of children abandoning their education despite several programmes initiated by the government to improve learning in Nigeria keeps rising yearly. Challenges including insecurity, development of schools and low budget allocations have been outlined as major factors contributing to this consistent increase. However, the figures are likely not to drop as economic indicators show […]Read More

Poverty Alleviation: Unrealistic And Unproductive

The concept of poverty is that it hinders the development of a country. The world bank measures poverty in terms of daily spending of  $1 to $2 per day per person. Previous administrations in Nigeria have continually made efforts to address the challenges of poverty through different programs and policies, some of them include National […]Read More