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Obasanjo: If we don’t address 14m out-of-school children, they’ll be terrorists, kidnappers in 10 years

    Obasanjo: If we don’t address 14m out-of-school children, they’ll be terrorists, kidnappers in 10 years

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned that the 14 million out-of-school children in Nigeria may become terrorists, kidnappers and armed robbers if their education isn’t addressed. Back in 2018, a

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Out-of-school children: Nigeria risks potential criminals, reps warn

    Out-of-school children: Nigeria risks potential criminals, reps warn

Lawmakers in the house of representatives say Nigeria is at risk of potential criminals if the issue of out-of-school children is not urgently addressed. The lower legislative chamber dedicated Thursday’s

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In Sokoto, children stay out of school for as little as N200

    In Sokoto, children stay out of school for as little as N200

What can N200 do for an entire family? How much of their needs can it solve? How sustainable can it be? Can it ever be enough when it comes with

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The Zamfara girls inspiring their peers to choose education over marriage

    The Zamfara girls inspiring their peers to choose education over marriage

At the age of six, Haansa’u Ashiru, like most of the girls in her community at Tsafe local government area of Zamfara state, was yet to see the four walls

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Kano ‘enrolls 500,000’ out-of-school children

  Kano ‘enrolls 500,000’ out-of-school children
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Inside the world of Kano children who stay away from school so their parents can feed

  Inside the world of Kano children who stay away from school so their parents can feed

At 14, Abubakar Idris (not real name) would pass as a breadwinner for his family in Sabon Gari, Ungogo local

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Fayemi: You can’t find any out-of-school children in Ekiti

  Fayemi: You can’t find any out-of-school children in Ekiti

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says there are currently no out-of-school children in his state. Speaking on Monday in

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NGO launches free education campaign for homeless children

  NGO launches free education campaign for homeless children

The Destiny Trust, a non governmental organisation, has launched #1000HelpingHands campaign to seek the support of the public in removing

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UNICEF promises to assist over 500,000 out-of-school children in Nigeria

  UNICEF promises to assist over 500,000 out-of-school children in Nigeria

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says 501,749 out-of-school children are being targeted in its Educate a child (EAC) programme

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Falana links rising number of out-of-school children to ‘untapped’ N67bn fund

  Falana links rising number of out-of-school children to ‘untapped’ N67bn fund

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says Nigeria’s out-of-school children increased because states have failed to access the N67bn Universal Basic Education (UBE)

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