2018 budget and paltry allocation for education
Sir: My worries about the several months of delay in passing the 2018 Budget of Consolidation were abated as the Senate finally approved it on Wednesday, May 16.
Child labour in Nigeria: Matters arising
Sir: The Greek philosopher, Plato, once said: If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life. The need for an African child to stand up tall in life, led to the agitation of nearly...
Climate change and second moon
Thanks to UNESCO and also, West African Research Association (WARA) of which I am a member, for alerting the world and intervening promptly as the African cum world heritage, Timbuktu, was about getting ruined. Some stored knowledge in Timbuktu, where once the surrounding of clean streams and sand mass made it easier to observe the…
Nigeria receives higher education aid with lesser impact, says UNESCO
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has said that Nigeria despite receiving more than double the education aid it use to receive in the past, it is still home of the world largest out-of-school children.
Why authors experience intellectual property theft
A lawyer, Chiji Tony Lebechi, has said Nigerian artistes/authors experience intellectual property theft as a result of ignorance of extant laws.Lebechi, who spoke at an event in Lagos to mark the 2018 United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Book and Copyright Day....
‘How ownership, political influences disrupt credible reporting’
The idea of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) originated in the Windhoek Declaration on promoting an independent and pluralistic press and adopted in Namibia in 1991. Across the globe, recent political, technological and economic transformations have placed new strains on press freedom.
When is state of emergency on education?
That devastating enemy called procrastination appears to have taken permanent residence in Abuja where the dreams of the most important black nation on earth face threat of abortion every day.
Nigerian author demands remedy for infringement by Reuters
As Nigeria joins other nations to mark the 2018 World Book and Copyright Day, a Nigerian author, Mr. Author Judah Angel, has called on the Reuters News Agency, United States to pay the accrued compensation for infringing on his intellectual property.
Charred remains of literacy in Nigeria
Sir, Sixty-five million Nigerians are illiterates, according to UNESCO. Nevertheless, the year has been moderately fine for Nigeria, having fared favorably in enviable awards...
Liberia’s request for 6,000 teachers
Liberia’s recently elected president, George Weah, on a visit to Nigeria, has requested, among other things, at least 6,000 teachers ‘to make up for the shortage of good teachers’ in his country’s education system.