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With over 180 million population, 54 million Nigerians are illiterates

With over 180 million population, 54 million Nigerians are illiterates

With over 180 million population, 54 million Nigerians are illiterates; this is according to figures revealed by the Nigerian Federal Government yesterday at the flag-off of the 2015 International Literacy Day celebration, InformAfrica reports.

Ghana government to build public university in East region

Ghana government to build public university in East region

Latest news coming from Ghana, West Africa’s popular tourist destination, reports the government is in plans to build new public university in the eastern region of the country, InformAfrica have gathered.

Ghana: Education must not be absolutely free, Educationist says

Ghana: Education must not be absolutely free, Educationist says

Information gathered from Ghana today reports an Educationist advising political leaders running for offices in the country that absolutely free education is not such a good idea, but recommends relatively free education instead.

White House recognize two Nigerians in US Civil Service

White House recognize two Nigerians in US Civil Service

Latest news from the African diaspora reports two US-based Nigerians to have received presidential recognitions from the White House in Washington DC recently.

U.S Based Nigerian breaks academic record at Johns Hopkins University

U.S Based Nigerian breaks academic record at Johns Hopkins University

A U.S based Nigerian, 22 years of age, has emerged as one of the top graduating students of Johns Hopkins University in the United States. He broke academic record at the institution when he achieved a Grade Point Average of 3.98 out of 4.0 to earn a degree in Neurosciences.

Nigeria: UNILAG Students protest over institution’s name change

Nigeria: UNILAG Students protest over institution’s name change

More than a thousand UNILAG students and youths have taken over a main artery leading into the business center of Nigeria’s largest city in protest of the unethical name change of the institution by the Goodluck Jonathan administration.

TANZANIA: Tusiime Primary School in Dar es Salaam awarded for excellent performance

TANZANIA: Tusiime Primary School in Dar es Salaam awarded for excellent performance

TANZANIA – Ilala Municipal Council in Dar es Salaam has given Tusiime Primary School a special award after all its pupils, who completed Standard Seven last year, passed their national examinations and selected to advance to the secondary level.

50 percent Ghanaian children are not in school

50 percent Ghanaian children are not in school

Professor Stephen Adei, Past Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), on Sunday observed that 50 per cent of children in Ghana do not go beyond nine years of education.

Student loans a headache, says Tanzania prime minister

Student loans a headache, says Tanzania prime minister

The Tanzanian government has called upon education experts in the country to recommend better ways of financing students of higher learning institutions, saying the current system connot be sustained.

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