Experts want critical thinkers to lead, transform Nigeria
Stakeholders who converged on the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) Awka, Anambra State have canvassed the emergence of critical thinkers in leadership positions with a view to transforming Nigeria.
Student leaders lament poor state of sector
The National Association of Polytechnic Students, (NAPS) has frowned at the paltry sum allocated to education in the 2020 budget by president Mohammadu Buhari.
Nigeria’s public school system, a blow
Behind the shabby school building, gathered with my peers during leisure period, we ransack tangled heaps of broken chairs and desks like scavengers.
Nigerian students, public universities and the circle of fees
If the time-honoured aphorism which considers education as the bedrock of development is anything to go by and if the age-long believe that; with sound educational institutions, a country is as good...
World Bank sets new target of cutting ‘learning poverty’ globally
The World Bank Group, yesterday, set a new ambitious learning target, aimed at cutting by half the global rate of “Learning Poverty” by 2030.
Minister unveils agenda for culture, tourism sector
The Minister of Information, Arts and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammad has outlined his agenda for the Culture and Tourism Sector for the next four years, in order to build on the gains of the past four years.
Art, education solution for Nigeria at 59
I recall that as a postgraduate student of International Relations and Strategic Studies, some 22 years ago, we were asked to debate...
2019 World Teachers Day focuses on young teachers in a digital age
The teaching profession is arguably the noblest among its peers of discipline in life. To celebrate teachers globally, the United Nations declared in 1994 declared that 5 October of every year would be World Teachers Day...