The Nigerian government says Mathematics will remain a compulsory O’ Level requirement for intending law students, despite calls from some quarters to make the subject optional.
The Director-General of the National Mathematical Centre, Professor Stephen Onah, at the 2021 International Maths Day says the subject remains a must -have for any programme requiring critical thinking.
Professor Onah advised teachers of Mathematics to use up-to-date learning techniques to avoid scaring students from the subject.
A Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Mathematics competition for girls was held to mark the 2021 Maths day where winners including a Queen of Maths emerged.
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