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Osinbajo reveals the government’s plan for education



VP, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said the Federal Government was re-planning the nation’s training educational programs as a significant aspect of its instruction guide.

Osinbajo said this while conveying the 23rd Convocation Lecture of the Lagos State University (LASU), amid the college’s honor of higher qualification and postgraduate confirmation declarations.

The title of the address was: “Africa Centers of Excellence in African Universities: a Veritable Catalyst for Nation Building and Development.”

He said clearly there was have to change both the substance of training that our youngsters got just as the strategies by which they were instructed, NAN, reports.

“We are certain that the way to accomplishing this is to concentrate on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Education and the requirement for a workforce with STEAM aptitudes to drive financial success,” he said.

As indicated by him, it was satisfying that LASU Center for Excellence Program had been reserved as a Center for Excellence and a national center for Innovative and Transformative STEAM Education in Africa.

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Osinbajo said the accomplishment recorded by the college fits well with the Federal Government’s strategy heading in instruction and its vision for a prosperous Nigerian economy, to have the option to make occupations and train adolescents on those employments for the next couple of years.

The Vice-President noticed that the Federal Government new strategy was to present Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics educational programs in grade schools.

“We additionally perceive that tutoring should bolster the improvement of aptitudes in cross-disciplinary, basic and imaginative reasoning, critical thinking and advanced innovations.

“These abilities are basic in all 21st-century occupation,” he underscored.

Osinbanjo said the National educational programs being created would not just incorporate instructing of coding, advanced expressions, configuration considering, mechanical technology, basic reasoning, and different aptitudes yet additionally utilizing these abilities in translating popular educational programs points.

He said the point of the Federal Government was to guarantee that from early training, grade school onwards paying little respect to a social foundation or land area each youngster ought to have a maximum dimension of advanced and stem education.

As indicated by him, this would empower the understudies to succeed locally and worldwide.

The educator said that administration’s endeavors under the national technique would concentrate on actualizing federal retraining at essential and auxiliary dimensions.

He likewise said the government was actualizing the National Teacher Education norms, sharing prescribed procedures and endeavors to pull in more STEM graduates to the instructing calling.

“We will, in this way, be re-displaying and re-preparing 10,000 schools each year for the following ten years.

“There is no uncertainty that we would lean vigorously for heading, backing, and thoughts of LASU’s Center of Excellence program since by fortune STEAM training will be your concentration, and this coordinated effort will be a significant one.

“We are in the race against different economies and against time. Innovation has changed the work scene for all time without precedent for humanity’s history.

“People will be prepared in their very own districts, work from their rooms and go after occupations anyplace on the planet. Registering is a definitive rationalist apparatus, you may never at any point need to see your boss, representative, or specialist co-op,” he said.

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The Vice-President, in any case, saluted LASU for being chosen among such huge numbers of colleges in West and Central Africa area as a Center of Excellence, as a feature of the World Bank African Centers of Excellence Program.

He said this was an acknowledgment of the tremendous ability and hard work shown by the personnel and understudies of the foundation.

Concurring to him, an opportunity had arrived for African nations to put more in instruction, to lift the general population of the landmass out of poverty.

“So what do we have to do to change over our nation to the best place for advancement and imagination on the planet? Three things; number one instruction, number two training, and number three training.

“In all actuality instruction is the most dominant power for financial change on the planet, ” he said.

Osinbanjo likewise asked the graduating understudies to be worried about the structure of the country and perceive that each age is exceptionally outfitted to manage its difficulties.

“Be suspicious of the individuals who discuss past times worth remembering; they likely experience the ill effects of memory misfortune. Your days are the greatest days,” he said.


IPOB: Buhari Govt Plotting To Give Anambra To Candidate Willing To Establish Ruga For Herdsmen




The Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB, has accused the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration of plotting to make use of safety operatives to impose a candidate prepared to determine Ruga in Anambra State.

Naija Information reviews that the outlawed group had declared a sit-at-home within the Southeast of its detained chief, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, just isn’t launched from the custody of the Division of State Service, DSS.

Many has interpreted the sit-at-home order as a name to boycott the Anambra state governorship election scheduled to carry on the sixth of November, 2021.

However IPOB in a press release on Thursday by its spokesperson, Emma Highly effective, has distanced the group from the upcoming election.

In line with the proscribed group, its sit-at-home order has nothing to do with the Anambra State governorship election.

The professional-Biafra group mentioned it’s centered on the unconditional launch of its chief and never the polls.

An announcement he signed and issued reads: “The worldwide motion and household of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by our nice and indefatigable chief Mazi Nnamdi KANU want to make clear that opposite to speculations and blackmail, IPOB has by no means made any official assertion or referred to as for the boycott of Anambra State gubernatorial election approaching November 6 2021.

It would subsequently be incorrect for individuals to take a position or peddle falsehood towards us when there is no such thing as a foundation for such.

“For the sake of readability, what we mentioned was that your entire Biafra land could be locked down from November 5 to November 10, 2021 if by November four the federal authorities fails to launch our chief, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, unconditionally.

“Our place has nothing to do with the Anambra election. All we’d like is our chief’s launch who dedicated no crime to be held perpetually in custody. We now have gathered by intelligence the plot by Nigeria Authorities to maintain our chief in detention perpetually by frivolous court docket adjournments.

“Politicians should depart IPOB out of their predicaments. They need to cease dragging IPOB into their election. We knew their evil plans after they had been killing their fellow politicians and blaming it on IPOB. They need to depart us alone.

Utilizing social media to hyperlink IPOB to Anambra election exhibits most of them should not knowledgeable about plots by Nigeria Authorities and her safety operatives to hijack this election and provides it to whom they really feel to good the institution of Ruga in Anambra State. However that received’t work for them as a result of IPOB is forward of their sport plan.”

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Buhari approves new appointment




President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that It will replace Captain Muthar Usman. Until his appointment, Nuhu was the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

He is an airline pilot, security expert, leading quality control auditor, and artificial intelligence expert. Nuhu has a master’s degree. Bachelor of Business in Aviation and was in the Presidential Air Fleet as Captain and security officer.

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that He also worked at Nigeria Airways, Aero Contractors and Petrowest, among other organizations.

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Declare state of emergency on education – CLO tells Gov Emmanuel




The Civil Liberties Organization, a chapter of the state of Akwa Ibom, has asked Governor Udom Emmanuel to declare a state of emergency in the state’s education sector.

The president of CLO in the state, Franklyn Isong, said this in his office in Uyo, the state capital while informing journalists as part of activities to commemorate World Teachers’ Day with the theme “Young teachers: the future of the profession.”

He said the need became necessary to stop the serious decomposition of infrastructure and insecurity in state public schools.

Isong criticized the content of the education presentation recently organized by the state government, describing it as “urbanized” and not with the intention of capturing the deep crisis that was shaking the sector in the state.

He said: “It is worrisome and sad that most public schools in some communities in Akwa Ibom state are in ruins, insecure and left to the destiny of the communities without government attention.

“All that is needed is for the Governor to take bold steps by declaring a state of emergency in the education sector to build more classroom blocks in rural and urban schools, provide good infrastructure such as science equipment, libraries, laboratories, as well as review the education curriculum to ensure a better and safe future for children in the state of Akwa Ibom. ”

He thanked the state government for tameing the right to basic education of the Akwa Ibom child in free and compulsory education and urged the state government to do what is necessary.

“The right to basic education of all Nigerian children, as enshrined in the Child Rights Act of 2003 in Article 15 (1), had been tamed under the Akwa Ibom State Child Rights Act, to ensure that every child in the State of Akwa Ibom the right to compulsory, free and qualitative basic education. ”

Isong added that; “In the Fundamental Principles and Directives of State Policy, as set out in Chapter 2, Section 13 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 (as amended), the government has the responsibility to ensure that the education of Nigerian children be free and qualitative. ”

He also urged the government to address the numerous complaints of delays in the payment of pensions and unpaid tips to relatives of late elementary school teachers with delays in 1991 and to provide an improved social assistance package for teachers in public schools throughout the state.

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