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“I Will Start Charging You For Free Education On Facebook” – Nnamdi Kanu To FG
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“I Will Start Charging You For Free Education On Facebook” – Nnamdi Kanu To FG

The leader of the Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Tuesday took a swipe at the Nigerian government, saying that the government visits his facebook page to get free education. The IPOB leader and Director of Radio Biafra, therefore, said that very soon he will start charging Nigerian government for receiving free education from his page. He equally faulted the announcement made by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, on Covid-19, saying that the announcement was supposed to be made by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. In a statement entitled, “Learning is good isn’t it, especially from miscreants” personally signed by Mazi Kanu, and made available to Vanguard by IPOB Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, Kanu ...
Chelsea/Germany defender Rudiger donates $101,000 to support free education in Sierra Leone
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Chelsea/Germany defender Rudiger donates $101,000 to support free education in Sierra Leone

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has donated $101,000 to help children in Sierra Leone have free education.   Rudiger, born to Sierra Leone parents but born in Berlin, Germany and now representing the German national team, made his pledge on the sidelines of the UK-Africa Investment summit in London to support Sierra Leone’s Free Quality Education initiative after meeting with Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio.     “Sierra Leone is my home. I’m not the talking type of a person, I am about action. You can count on us and do not hesitate,” Rudiger said after making his donation. “We are here to support your vision and agenda, especially on education. I am ready to take on my responsibility to change the narrative and image of Sierra Leone.” &nb...
I Sold Bread For 13 Years Before Becoming Gov ― Gov. Makinde
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I Sold Bread For 13 Years Before Becoming Gov ― Gov. Makinde

Oyo state governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, on Sunday, said his decision to declare free education in the state was in recognition of the huge part that education had played in his successes in life. Making reference to his humble background, which involved him selling bread by the gate of Adeoyo state hospital, Ibadan for his first 13 years in Makinde held that only by being educated did he make headway in life. Makinde, who spoke during the 80th thanksgiving service of his mother, Mrs Abigael Makinde, at St Paul Anglican Church, Yemetu, Ibadan, on Sunday, said he also wanted residents of the state to gain the benefits of being educated hence his declaration of free education. He, therefore, urged parents to be much concerned about the education of their children or wards. “For t...
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Offers Free Education To 400 Children
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Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Offers Free Education To 400 Children

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome through The Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International (COFI) has offered free basic education to 400 vulnerable children from conflict-ridden communities in Adamawa State. The foundation also built a multi-million Naira school and health care facilities to offer free education and healthcare delivery to vulnerable children and communities affected by conflicts in the state. The Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International (COFI) has offered free basic education to 400 vulnerable children from conflict-ridden communities in Adamawa State. The foundation also built a multi-million Naira school and health care facilities to offer free education and healthcare delivery to vulnerable children and communities affected by conflicts in the state. Makonto noted ...
Ogun Govt Declares Free Education, Scraps N3,700 School Fees
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Ogun Govt Declares Free Education, Scraps N3,700 School Fees

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has suspended with immediate effect payment of N3, 700 levies in all public schools in the state with immediate effect. Abiodun’s administration had come under heavy criticism in the last few weeks over the levy issue, as the governor, on Friday, during a stakeholders forum with the theme “Repositioning Education for Outstanding Performance”, cleared the air that his government inherited the levy from the previous administration. The governor said the levy was a proposal by the Parents Teachers Association (PTA) which was adopted by the Senator Ibikunle Amosun’s administration. The governor said the suspension became imperative based on his promise of free, universal and qualitative education in public primary and secondary schools in the st...
Wike Declares Free Primary, Secondary Education In Rivers
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Wike Declares Free Primary, Secondary Education In Rivers

In a bid to increase access to quality education, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has announced the total abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state. Wike directed state-owned primary and secondary schools to stop collecting fees and levies from students and pupils with immediate effect. He stated that henceforth, the State Government will be sending direct allocations to all primary and secondary schools management for their operations. The Governor spoke on Monday during a meeting with the heads of primary and secondary schools, Rivers State Senior Secondary Schools Board and State Universal Basic Education Board at the Government House Port Harcourt. He said: “From today henceforth, no child either in pri...
Why Finland’s Education System Is Considered The Best In The World
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Why Finland’s Education System Is Considered The Best In The World

Finland is consistently ranked at the top of the list of best education systems in the world. In fact, the World Bank recently declared the country “a miracle of education.” On Universitas 21’s latest ranking of the world’s top universities, Finland finished top spot when levels of GDP per capita were considered – with impressive scores that exceeded expectations, given the country’s income level. So, the big question is: What makes the Finland education system unique? We did a close review and discovered some really interesting facts behind the success of this small and quiet north European country. Less Formal Schooling Contrary to the general norm nearly everywhere else on the globe, Finland believes less is more. And this philosophy is reflected in all facets of national...
Okorocha Begs Ihedioha To Continue Free Education, Keep Alive His 1000 Projects
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Okorocha Begs Ihedioha To Continue Free Education, Keep Alive His 1000 Projects

Governor Rochas Okorocha has made an appeal to the Imo State Governor-elect, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha to strive to continue the Free Education policy initiated by the out-going administration and ensure to keep alive and continue the over one thousand projects he undertook between 2011 and 2019. The governor made the appeal when the new manager of Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Mrs. Rejoice Ndudinachi paid him a Courtesy call with her management team at the Government House during the weekend. Okorocha who advised the new management to totally free the airport from the activities of touts, Stated that the airport is one of the best in the Country where touting is still known to be at its barest minimum. The governor told them that the idea of touts making travelers uncom...
“Every Child Deserves Free Education” Mr Jollof Call Out Delta State Governor
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“Every Child Deserves Free Education” Mr Jollof Call Out Delta State Governor

You all remember little angry success story recently who was sent home for schools fees but later went viral because of her ranting. Mr jollof who took it upon himslef to sponsor the child go university level has called the delta state Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to step up his game on education in delta state. He said every student in delta state deserves free dedication, free transportation and conducive environment for learning. He said its not only success who needs help concerning education, their are a lot of students on the street who also need help like success. I think mr jollof is right on this , what do you think ? Watch the Video below   View this post on Instagram   Please who can locate thi...
ASUU Threatens Fresh Strike, Rejects Babalakin-Led Committee
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ASUU Threatens Fresh Strike, Rejects Babalakin-Led Committee

The Academic Staff Union of Universities rose from its national executive committee meeting in Calabar yesterday and said it could no longer guarantee that its members would continue to work if Wole Babalakin negotiating for the Federal Government was not sacked. Addressing journalists at the University of Calabar, ASUU President Biodun Ogunyemi said that Babalakin had become a stumbling block to peaceful negotiation and implementation of the union’s demands. He said the union might soon embark on strike if Babalakin was not replaced. “Our Union has had series of negotiation meetings but it has been a fruitless exercise.  The Chairman of the Government Renegotiating Team, in the person of Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has constituted a stumbling block in the process of the renegotiati...
Workers’ Salary Arrears Will Be Paid In Six Months – Fayemi
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Workers’ Salary Arrears Will Be Paid In Six Months – Fayemi

The winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said that he will pay the backlog of salaries owed civil servants in the state within the first six months of his return to office. Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress beat Kolapo Olusola of the Peoples Democratic Party in a keenly contested race to succeed the incumbent Governor  Ayodele Fayose. Speaking at his residence in Isan-Ekiti, the former Minister of Solid Mineral Development, said Ekiti State lost value under Fayose, while also promising to re-introduce free education in the state. He said, “Ekiti people should expect the eight-point agenda redoubled. They should expect the backlog of salaries cleared within the first six months of my coming to the office. They should expect r...
Sierra Leone President Announces Free Education
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Sierra Leone President Announces Free Education

Sierra Leone's new President Julius Maada Bio on Thursday announced the introduction of free education for both primary and secondary school age children, in line with a major campaign pledge. "Free education will be introduced effective September 2018 for all primary and secondary schools to improve access to quality education," President Bio told the state opening of parliament, to thunderous applause. He also announced a near doubling -- from 11 to 20 percent -- of the education sector's annual budgetary allocation. "Free university education will be provided for three children of every school teacher with ten years experience," he said, adding that a student loan scheme would be introduced as well as special incentives for science and rural based teachers.
Children Of Beggars To Get Free Education In Sokoto – Tambuwal
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Children Of Beggars To Get Free Education In Sokoto – Tambuwal

Sokoto State Government said it will take care of the education of children of beggars, vulnerable and other less-privileged members of the society. Announcing the gesture at a special iftar session organised for them by the state government, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal said a pilot scheme started in 2016 in three local government areas was successful, and a decision has now been reached to expand the scheme to all parts of the state. “During the campaigns, I made a promise to introduce special welfare packages to improve your well-being. The last administration introduced the payment of monthly stipends to you, I am happy to note that we have not only continued with it, we have also enhanced it. “Our aim is to empower you all to ensure you have something you can do to permanen...
2019: We Will Declare Free Education For All When We Take Over – PDP
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2019: We Will Declare Free Education For All When We Take Over – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adamawa State chapter has promised free education for all Nigerians when it returns to power in 2019. Chairman of the party in Adamawa State, Abdulrahman Bobboi while speaking with newsmen recently, lamented the havoc the APC-led government had done to Nigeria sine it assumed power in May, 2015. He recalled that before the APC government led by President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office in 2015, a bag of rice was sold for N8,000 but now it had skyrocketed to N22,000. He also recalled how a litre of fuel was sold for N87 but today, the story had changed as the product was now sold for N145 per litre. On what to expect if the party returned to power in 2019, the PDP chieftain said, “By the time PDP takes over in 2019, we will declare free educat...

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