Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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    HURRAY! CRK, IRK reinstated as separate subjects

HURRAY! CRK, IRK reinstated as separate subjects

The federal government has asked the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to reinstate the Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) and Islamic Religious Knowledge (IRK) as separate subjects in education curriculum. Adamu Adamu, minister of education, said this at a meeting with state commissioners of education and some stakeholders in the education sector in Abuja on Thursday. Controversies had trailed the revised [...]

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    PFN to FG: There shouldn’t be sacrificial lambs in anti-graft war

PFN to FG: There shouldn’t be sacrificial lambs in anti-graft war

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) on Thursday urged the federal government to ensure there are no sacred cows or sacrificial lambs in its fight against corruption. Felix Omobude, national president of PFN, made the call at the end of the fellowship's 2nd quarter national executive council meeting in Lagos. He said there is need for government to be fair in the fight against [...]

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    Kill the hypocrisy about religious studies in schools

Kill the hypocrisy about religious studies in schools

At a time when you would think there are enough small fires in the country, the religious army has started yet another small fire in schools. For most of the time this week the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council had to whip out the hoses to douse the brush fire started by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) over rumours [...]

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    CRK compulsory for Christian students, says FG

CRK compulsory for Christian students, says FG

The federal government says Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) is compulsory for all Christian students, while Islamic Religious Studies (IRS) for their Muslim counterparts. Adamu Adamu, minister of education, said this during a press briefing at the end of the federal executive council meeting presided over by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo. Adamu said those who want to destabilise the country were behind the [...]

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    NERDC: CRK not removed from schools’ curriculum

NERDC: CRK not removed from schools’ curriculum

The Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) says Christian religious knowledge (CRK) is still being taught in schools contrary to reports that it has been scrapped. Ismail Junaidu, NERDC executive secretary, made this known in a statement on Tuesday. He said it is taught as a separate subject with the accompanying teachers’ guide. Junaidu called on Nigerians to disregard reports from some [...]

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    Apostle Suleman promises ‘mother of all battles’ over CRK controversy

Apostle Suleman promises ‘mother of all battles’ over CRK controversy

Apostle Johnson Suleman, president of Omega Fire Ministries, says the removal of Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) from secondary schools' curriculum shall not be condoned. He said anyone who implements the curriculum should prepare for the "mother of all battles". Phrank Shaibu, spokesman of the church, in a statement on Sunday, quoted the pastor as saying that the development is an attempt to Islamise [...]

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    CAN to Osinbajo: Omission of CRK from school curriculum can set the nation on fire

CAN to Osinbajo: Omission of CRK from school curriculum can set the nation on fire

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to do something about the exclusion of Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) from secondary schools curriculum. Samson Ayokunle, president of CAN, made the demand during in a meeting with Osinbajo on Wednesday. Ayokunle described the new curriculum as "divisive and ungodly". He explained that although the Islamic Religious Knowledge (IRK) was initially [...]

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