Leveraging youths to curb mis/disinformation on COVID-19
With about 70 per cent of Nigerians under the age of 30, it has become imperative for government and organisations to take advantage and redefine the perception and landscape of communication with their power of influence.
COVID-19 may set aid to education back by six years, UNESCO warns
A new policy paper by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) Global Education Monitoring (GEM) report has warned that global aid on education...
UNESCO, ECOWAS sign MoU on strategic work plan amid COVID-19 pandemic
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), regional office and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have signed a memorandum of understanding on response to COVID-19 in West African countries.
Ten million kids 'may never return to school' after virus
The coronavirus pandemic has caused an "unprecedented education emergency" with up to 9.7 million children affected by school closures at risk of never going back to class, Save the Children warned Monday.
UNESCO curtails false information on COVID-19 through webinar
To curtail the spread of false information on Coronavirus and engage African youths through their creativities, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) recently organised a webinar competition
Schools resumption faces new hurdles
As schools nationwide prepare to resume, following the Federal Government’s easing of restrictions, there are fears that most of them may not abide by COVID-19 protocols.
Tough times as Nigerians studying in UK grapple with COVID-19 realities
What is the cost of Nigerian students studying at various universities in the United Kingdom on the Nigerian economy in a post-COVID-19 enterprise?
Winford Centre, UNESCO task FG on educating children with disabilities
To promote inclusive education, disability and neurodiversity awareness, and social inclusion of children with disabilities...
As online learning fees pit parents against schools
Easily excited Folorunsho runs up and down the street with no cares in the world. Often bleary-eyed, he stirs the dust beneath his feet as he treads the path fleet-footed. He does so from dawn to dusk when his parents return home from work.
LASG engages stakeholders on gender, sexual violence
In the light of recent rape, sexual assault and even murder of some women in Lagos state and around the country, the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), in partnership with the Centre for Women’s Health and Information (CEWHIN), Spotlight Initiative comprising the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nigeria, United Nations (UNWomen)…