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,...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
July 2017 Newsletter Report On the 27th to the 29th of July, 2017, the Civil Society Action Coalition on Education For All (CSACEFA) organized a three days capacity building training for CSACEFA states coordinators and CSOs in the Northern Zone of the Country on advocacy, Communication, monitoring and evaluation and Budget . The training which took place at the Royal Blue Hotel, Kaduna was declared open by the CSACEFA National Coordinator Kabiru Aliyu. In his speech, the National Moderator assured the Members of their safety through the 3day training. He stressed on the need for zonal and states...Read More
2017 World Literacy Day Celebration: Nigeria Basic Education is under Threat! CSACEFA Raises Alarm ,Titus Adekunle Alonge, State Coordinator CSACEFA Kogi State Chapter
The Kogi State Coordinator Civil Society Action Coalition on Education for all (CSACEFA) Titus Longe has raised concern over the attitude of the Nigerian government towards basic Education in the country. Alonge while noting that basic education in Nigeria had suffered neglect from both past and present administration, was speaking on the sideline of the 2017 world literacy day celebration with the theme “Literacy in the digital world” noting that basic education in Nigeria had suffered neglect from both past and present administration, Alonge was speaking on the sideline of the 2017 world literacy day celebration with the theme...Read More