Category Basic Education

Thrills, kicks of Nigeria’s school feeding programme.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in 2016 launched the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme aimed at providing children of Primary 1 to 3 free school meals with food procured from local smallholder farmers. Read more:

Kogi begins pilot school feeding for 46,119 pupils.

The pilot phase of the implementation of the federal government’s Home Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) has commenced for about 46,119 pupils in public primary schools across Kogi State. Read more:

Osun: Is malnutrition still an issue?

A 5-year-old pupil of SDA Government Elementary School, Ede in Osun State, Akeem Faruk, likes the meal of rice and beans. He knows the meal timetable and the food vendor assigned to his class like the palm of hand, and…

School feeding: How free meal attracts pupils to schools in Gombe.

The National Home Grown School Feeding Programme launched by the Federal Government under the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) in Gombe State has resulted in increase in school attendance of primary schools pupils in the state. Read more: