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UNICEF: Over 900,000 out-of-school children enrolled in Sokoto, Zamfara since 2012

    UNICEF: Over 900,000 out-of-school children enrolled in Sokoto, Zamfara since 2012

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) says it has enrolled about 964,325 out-of-school children in Zamfara and Sokoto states since 2012. According to NAN, Maryam Darwesh-Said, UNICEF chief field officer

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FG: 23 states, FCT have benefitted from N24bn conditional grant schemes

    FG: 23 states, FCT have benefitted from N24bn conditional grant schemes

Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, senior special assistant to the president on sustainable development goals (SDGs), says 23 states including the federal capital territory (FCT) have benefitted from over N24 billion conditional grant

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Insecurity: Over 3,000 children out of school in Katsina communities, says IDP chairman

    Insecurity: Over 3,000 children out of school in Katsina communities, says IDP chairman

Sa’ad Salihu, chairman of the internally-displaced persons (IDPs) in Jibia LGA of Katsina, says over 3,000 children have been sacked from schools by bandit activities across some communities in the

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UBEC: Katsina has over 500,000 out-of-school children

    UBEC: Katsina has over 500,000 out-of-school children

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says data from the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) shows that 536,132 children have stopped going to school in Katsina. According to NAN, Muntaka Mukhtar,

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IDP Chronicles: Before bandits struck, Fatima wanted to be a nurse. Now she hawks spices

  IDP Chronicles: Before bandits struck, Fatima wanted to be a nurse. Now she hawks spices

Ever since she was little, Fatima Badamasi, 12, had always hoped to become a nurse, but at the moment, her

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We have over 700,000 out-of-school children in Niger, says SUBEB chairman

  We have over 700,000 out-of-school children in Niger, says SUBEB chairman

Isah Adamu, chairman of the state universal basic education board (SUBEB), says there are over 700,000 out-of-school children in Niger.

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UNICEF: Insecurity has caused closure of 11,536 schools in Nigeria since Dec 2020

  UNICEF: Insecurity has caused closure of 11,536 schools in Nigeria since Dec 2020

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says security challenges in Nigeria have affected the education of 1.3 million children in

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UNICEF: 70% of schoolchildren in Nigeria not getting quality education

  UNICEF: 70% of schoolchildren in Nigeria not getting quality education

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says 70 percent of school children in Nigeria are not benefitting from quality education.

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Obasanjo: Ignoring out-of-school children will worsen insurgency

  Obasanjo: Ignoring out-of-school children will worsen insurgency

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says Nigeria must do something about out-of-school children if the country wants to effectively tackle insecurity.

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The most frightening thing about Nigeria’s future?

  The most frightening thing about Nigeria’s future?

There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children –

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