Iraq forces launch operation to cut Mosul off from Syria
Iraqi paramilitary forces launched an operation Saturday to retake Tal Afar from the Islamic State group, opening a new front in the nearly two-week-old offensive to recapture jihadist-held Mosul.
Education in Nigeria: The great leap back - Part 1
Every day, we are being reminded that insecurity, poverty, unemployment and our mono-cultural economy are more pressing problems than education in Nigeria.
Stakeholder wants government to invest fallow pension funds in sector
Coordinator of the Education Sector Investment Promotion (EduInvest), Arete-Zoe Affiong Amana, has urged the Federal Government to consider investing fallow pension funds to boost education in the country.
Street hawkers: How they fare in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Calabar and Kaduna
As a vocation, street hawking has been around in the country for decades. From rural settlements to urban centres, and cosmopolitan cities, hawkers are found in droves wandering the streets ...
Israel suspends cooperation with UNESCO after Jerusalem vote
Israel suspended cooperation with UNESCO Friday after the UN cultural organisation adopted two resolutions on the occupied Palestinian territories including annexed east Jerusalem ahead of a final vote next week.
‘Education, only route to girl child’s liberation’
Today is the International Day of the Girl Child. A day earmarked by the United Nations for leaders across the globe to recognise the imperativeness of empowering and investing in the girl child.
Youths education is solution to nation’s security challenges says Danbazau
The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. AbdulRahman Danbazau, has identified education as the solution to the security challenges currently facing the country.
What our profession needs to flourish, by teachers
In some climes, and on days like this, the drums are rolled out in their honour. They are also feted by the powers that be, while recognitions are bestowed on the deserving ones among them.