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12 Sep
On September 8, 2021, AIFA Reading Society, a registered non-profit organisation that seeks to achieve sustainable educational development by promoting a reading culture, joined the rest of the world to commemorate International Literacy Day...
8 Sep 2019
On the 8th of September each year, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), under the United Nations (UN) umbrella, recognises the International literacy day. The International Literary day is an avenue for Government, civil society, policymakers, intelligentsia and stakeholders to seek improvements in the world’s literacy rate and reflect on the global…
9 Sep 2018
As Nigerians commemorate the 2018 International Literary Day, prominent Nigerians have advocated the need for students to embrace reading culture, as part of the required skills to be relevant in the 21st century. They made the call, yesterday, at the CORA House, Surulere, Lagos, during an event organised by Pen International Nigeria Centre, a.k.a PEN…
8 Sep 2018
“The best advice I ever got is that knowledge is power and to keep reading” – David Bailey Today, many people don’t read again, and the embers of this craft are slowing dying. Part of the barriers to the advancement of literacy is a waning reading culture which is invariably detrimental to effective human capital…
8 Sep 2018
The world has come a long way to ensure the promotion of education and reduce illiteracy.  According to the UNESCO Institute of Statistics [UIS] records that 50 years ago there was almost 25% of youth who lacked basic literacy skills in the world, as compared to 10% in 2016. There has been an improvement in…

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