Sample Search in the Nexis Uni Database
Title: Helping the girl child realise her educational potential
Newspaper: The Nation (Nigeria)
Date: March 1, 2022 Tuesday
Length: 2216 words
Body: Education is generally agreed to be a weapon that unlocks the innate potential of every individual. However, this truism may not hold good for the Nigerian girl child whose access to education still remains limited. GRACE OBIKE takes a look at efforts to enhance the education of the girl child…
Title: Are we over-raising the girl child?
Newspaper: The Sun (Nigeria)
Date: March 28, 2022 Monday
Length: 1141 words
Body: That is, are we paying too much attention to grooming our daughters? Do their brothers endure this much searchlight? The fact being they don't, is that the reason most of them turn out so bad? Specifically, for our little girls, should we insist on books or friends?
My perspective is different. It has always been. Daughter, Winnie, has thankfully gone on to prove me right and correct. Don't worry, you shall soon get the full picture of the gist…
Title: EKOEXCEL Hails Women, Girls In Science
Newspaper: Daily Independent (Nigeria)
Date: February 10, 2022 Thursday
Length: 686 words
Byline: Victoria Ojugbana
LAGOS - Female beneficiaries of EKOEXCEL, an initiative to transform public education using innovative technology, have hailed the power of science and affirmed their interests in becoming scientists. The pupils spoke as the world marks the 2022 International Day of Women and Girls in Science today (February 11).
This year's International Day of Women and Girls in Science first marked in 2015, is themed: "Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Water Unites Us," in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal Six of ensuring access to water and sanitation for all.
Speaking about their love for science, the pupils all hailed its transformational impacts and benefits to humanity. . .
Sample Search in the FACTIVA Database
DATE: In the last 5 years
HEADLINE: Nigeria’s Education in Crisis, UNICEF Laments
WC 902 words
PD 25 January 2022
SN Nigerian Tribune
HEADLINE: ‘My perception of the girl child in Nigeria is one of a struggling plant trying to take Root’
AU Maria Diamond
BY Maria Diamond
WC 1758 words
PD 21 August 2021
SN The Guardian (Nigeria)
HEADLINE: Girls For Girls: Boosting Girls’ Education By Teamwork
AU Victor Balogun
BY By Victor Balogun
WC 1073 words
PD 21 November 2020
TD: The Girls for Girls strategy fondly tagged G4G is an initiative of the third Phase of the Girls’ Education Project (GEP-3) being implemented in northern Nigeria through a collaboration between UNICEF, UBEC, FME and NMEC with funding from the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID). The goal of GEP-3 is to support the Government of Nigeria to expand access to one million girls in northern States where a large number of girls are out of school. The project currently covers the 5 States in the North of Nigeria viz. Bauchi, Katsina, Niger, Sokoto and Zamfara, with the highest proportion of out of school girls.
HEADLINE: ‘62 per cent of Nigeria’s out-of-school children are girls’
AU Iyabo Lawal
WC 471 words
PD 17 October 2019
SN The Guardian (Nigeria)
According to data obtained from the Federal Ministry of Education, Sokoto, Katsina and Akwa Ibom are the three leading states with the highest prevalence of out-of-school girls.