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Bauchi State Government, FME, UNICEF and Civil Society Organisations launch Nigeria Girls’ Education Initiative (NGEI) State Chapters to promote girls’ education in Nigeria
Bauchi, 28 March, 2008: In a concerted effort to address gender disparity in girls’ education in northern Nigeria, the Bauchi State Government, the Federal Ministry of Education (FME), UNICEF and Civil Society Organizations, today at the Multipurpose Indoor Sports Hall in Bauchi, kicked off the launch of the Nigerian Girls’ Education Initiative (NGEI) State Chapters in Nigeria. Read More >
UNICEF, Nigeria sign 5.4 million dollars pact on girls' education
15 September 2006 - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno have signed a 700 million naira (about 5.4 million U.S. dollars) project implementation agreement to address the problem of girl education in the next five years. Read More >
U.K Calls for a Global New Deal with Africa
ABUJA, Nigeria, 24 May 2006 – A two-day conference of African finance and education ministers as well as other stakeholders on Financing for Development ended in Abuja on Monday with the adoption of  a series of actions to be taken by the countries and their development partners aimed at achieving  the Millennium Development Goals. Read More >


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