Funding education for global competitiveness
The lamentation on declining quality in education came through a professor of African Religious Traditions at the Harvard University, Jacob Kehinde Olupona, who decried the inability of Nigerian students to compete globally with their colleagues.
Systematic inequality in Nigerian education sector
Further, the high rate of inequality in the education system is caused by the increasing number of private schools which are owned by most of the economic stakeholders, decision makers and policy formulators in Nigeria.
‘We need mandatory universal coverage of literacy in local languages, content’
By Nigerian population and in comparison with other African countries, our digital literacy is still very low in terms of coverage, local-languages and content.
World Literacy Day: Ogun tasks youth on reading culture
Director, Ogun State Library Services, Mr. Lateef Benson, gave the advice, in Abeokuta, during a programme by the State Library Services to mark the day, titled: “Literacy in the Digital World.
Onobrakpeya: I feel greatly pleased to be honoured at home
Previously named ‘Living Human Treasure’ by UNESCO, Prof. Bruce Onobrakpeya recently received an honourary doctorate degree from Delta State University, Abraka, for his work...
‘Why Al-Aqsa mosque should be accessible to Muslims’
“The world body, UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has promptly retained the status of the entire compound of Al Aqsa as ‘ENDANGERED WORD HERITAGE” owing to Israelis design to destroy it and build in its place a Jewish temple”.
FOMWAN decries poor funding of education in Nigeria
The Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) has berate the underfunding of the educational system which is described as bane of standard learning and provision of quality leaders in the country.
Education as key to national development
Education is in dire straits in Nigeria. More than 10 million children are out of school across the nation.