Author: CSACEFA

PRESS BRIEFING BY CSACEFA, ONE CAMPAIGN AND MALALA FUND CALLING ON THE PRESIDENT AND HON. MINISTER OF EDUCATION TOURGENTLY ADDRESS THE INCESSANT CHALLENGES IN THE EDUCATION SECTOR ON 9TH MARCH 2018.

PRESS BRIEFING BY CSACEFA, ONE CAMPAIGN AND MALALA FUND CALLING ON THE PRESIDENT AND HON. MINISTER OF EDUCATION TO URGENTLY ADDRESS THE INCESSANT CHALLENGES IN THE EDUCATION SECTOR ON 9TH MARCH 2018. We the Civil Society Action Coalition on Education for All (CSACEFA) an Umbrella body of NGOs working in the area of education in Nigeria, the ONE CAMPAIGN, and the MALALA FUND is seizing this opportunity to call on the President Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammad Buhari and the Honourable Minister of Education MallamAdamuAdamu to urgently come up with concrete measures to address the incessant challenges in the education sector. We can no longer continue to relegate the important sector of the economy to the background when we are aspiring to be among the top world economies. It is sadden to note that education has receive low priority and attention both at the national and state levels over the years. Little wonder why we are bedeviled with the various crisis we experience in the country today. There are various challenges in the education sector but we want to highlight the key issues that need urgent attention. Security: The issue of security and how it affect our educational systems especially in the North East of Nigeria is worrisome. In April 14,2014,276 girls were abducted in Chibok community in Borno state and uptill this moment only 82 girls have so...

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ONE AFRICA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR VISITS CSACEFA

ONE AFRICA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR VISITS CSACEFA The Africa Executive Director One Campaign Ms. Rudo Kwarambo- Kayombo visits the Civil Society Action Coalition on Education for All (CSACEFA) National Secretariat Abuja. Ms Rudo who is on a working visit to Nigeria for the first time meets with ONE organization partners in Nigeria. She was accompanied by Nigeria Country Director Ms Sarah Makka. Also in attendance was the Country Representative Malala Fund Ms. Crystal Ikanih-Musa. Receiving the team, the National Moderator of the coalition Mr. Kabiru Aliyu appreciates the team for the visit. The team discussed on their various activities in the education sector and seeks for partnership in the future in the area of girls’ education and accountability in the education sector.http://www.facebook.com/Nigeria...

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NIGERIA STATES GOVERNMENT ARE PUNISHING BASIC EDUCATION TEACHERS

It is so worrisome to know that states government  are owing teachers. Out of the 36 states and the FCT, 19 states are heavily owing teachers’ salaries and gratuity for several months; some more than 15 months about 28 states are paying teachers’ salaries in percentages. Some of the states still owing teachers’ salaries are; Ogun, Imo, Oyo, Abia, Kogi, Benue, Zamfara, Taraba, Plateau, Osun, Bayelsa etc. Surprisingly some of these states for instance Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa, Imo, Delta, Kano, Rivers etc collected N10 billion Paris Club fund each, which aim was to support the payment of salaries and arrears,...

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THE 2030 AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR CHILDREN IN AFRICA: ACCELERATING PROTECTION, EMPOWERMENT AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY.

                                                EQUAL OPPORTUNITY TO THE AFRICAN CHILD BY 2030 PREAMBLE: In 1991, the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the then OAU instituted the Day of the African Child (DAC) for the first time in memory of the 16th June 1976 student uprising in Soweto, South Africa. During that time students marched in protest against the poor quality of education they received and demanded to be taught in their own languages. Since then, the OAU and its successor, the AU, have used the DAC to remember these children, to celebrate children in Africa as well as to...

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States Monthly Updates For August, 2017

    JIGAWA STATE On the 4th of August 2017 CSACEFA Jigawa participated in training of CSOs MDAs and Citizens on how to collate citizens input and engage in discussion on budget process in preparation of 2018 budget. The meeting which was organized by Ministry of budget and Planning and Development Partner in Nigeria was attended by CSACEFA members in Jigawa. Some of the discussions were centered on the budgetary review, annual budget process and the budget implementation framework. The state team in a related development participated in a 2 days workshop on EFU-FSP-BPS aimed at the 2018 State...

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