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Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
ASUU STRIKE HAS GONE ON LONG ENOUGH – IT’S TIME FOR ACTION.

ASUU STRIKE HAS GONE ON LONG ENOUGH – IT’S TIME FOR ACTION.

Last week, I engaged in an online Twitter chat hosted by Al Jazeera’s “The Stream” about our lingering two-month Academic Staff of Universities Union (ASUU)…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
On Strikes: We must end the ASUU strike today

On Strikes: We must end the ASUU strike today

When I took the oath of office as Nigeria’s democratically elected Vice President in 1999 it was the culmination of decades of struggle against military rule.…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
At Independence, a problem-solving approach

At Independence, a problem-solving approach

As we celebrate the 53rd anniversary of our independence as a country we cannot ignore the crushing weight of our challenges as a country. Understandably, there…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Resolving the ASUU education crisis is a two-way street

Resolving the ASUU education crisis is a two-way street

In the last couple of weeks, I have been working with my office publicly and privately to find a way of resolving the stand-off between the Academic Staff Union…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Atiku Abubakar #EducationSolutions Essay Competition announcement schedule released

Atiku Abubakar #EducationSolutions Essay Competition announcement schedule released

The judges of the Atiku Abubakar #EducationSolutions essay competition are pleased to announce the completion of the first round of judging, as well as the schedule…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Atiku Abubakar #EducationSolutions Essay Competition Longlist Announcement

Atiku Abubakar #EducationSolutions Essay Competition Longlist Announcement

The judges of the Atiku Abubakar #EducationSolutions essay competition are pleased to announce a 10-person longlist, as follows (names arranged in alphabetical order):…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
3rd Place Atiku Abubakar #EducationSolutions Essay by Iveren Winifred Nyinoh

3rd Place Atiku Abubakar #EducationSolutions Essay by Iveren Winifred Nyinoh

By Iveren Winifred Nyinoh Title: More Learning to More People: How can Nigeria be more innovative in bridging its literacy and skills gap? Before I discuss the…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018

The letter that embarrassed me

I got a heartbreaking note yesterday, from a lady I have never met, who was a beneficiary of the 2011 round of scholarships. I knew Godwin a long time ago. He was…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
The education summit we need

The education summit we need

2013 has been a year of mixed fortunes for Nigerian education. I recall with much grief the series of school shootings that took place in Borno and Yobe states;…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
#Davos2014: Our solutions must solve local problems

#Davos2014: Our solutions must solve local problems

I think it’s fair to say that Nigeria had a good showing in Davos. That our country and President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, is actively participating in the annual…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Free Secondary Education the way to go for Northern Nigeria

Free Secondary Education the way to go for Northern Nigeria

On March 3, I read a piece of news which has given me great joy, in the midst of all the bad news coming out of Northern Nigeria. The governors of Northern Nigeria…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Nigeria Must Once Again Make Education A Priority

Nigeria Must Once Again Make Education A Priority

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has just released the results of the May/June 2014 senior school certificate examination.  As was the case last year,…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
Beyond Terrorism: Education and Sustainable Development

Beyond Terrorism: Education and Sustainable Development

Remarks By Atiku Abubakar, GCON, former Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Founder, American University of Nigeria, Yola, at the 10th Founder’s Day…

Atiku Abubakar August 23, 2018
I’m a Proud Product of Nigeria’s Public School

I’m a Proud Product of Nigeria’s Public School

On Wednesday, 16 November I was at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, as chairman of the annual Zik Lecture Series, where I delivered remarks titled “Crisis, Education…

Atiku Abubakar July 27, 2018
Goodwill Message at the 40th anniversary of the Federal Government College Okigwe Old Student Association

Goodwill Message at the 40th anniversary of the Federal Government College Okigwe Old Student Association

Transcript of Goodwill message of His Excellency Atiku Abubakar (GCON), Waziri Adamawa, Vice President of Nigeria (1999-2007), and Grand Patron of Federal Government…