Imperative of investment in teaching professionals
Nature and nurture are critical factors in human development. While one influences the other, the ability of individuals to learn and apply such knowledge to needs in the society is imperative.
‘Nigeria needs competent people to get education policies implemented faithfully’
When I graduated in June 1967, I was invited by the principal of Remo Secondary School (RSS) to serve as the head of the department of History. The reason, according to the principal, was that he was looking for me as the president of the Students Historical Society at the University of Ibadan...
Impact of literacy, skills development on sustainable goals education
At the mention of the word ‘literacy,’ what comes to mind is the ability to read and write. Literacy, however, is a broader concept that encompasses more than just the acts of reading and writing but includes grammar, spelling, numeracy and much more.
NPS receives UNESCO’s $20,000 prize
The Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) has received the 2018 United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Confucius Award for Literature and Skills Acquisition for Inmates.
Scholar advocates special funds to boost research activities in varsities
Eminent scholar, Prof Olusoga Sofola has lamented the dearth of research in the nation’s tertiary institutions and canvassed the setting aside of a special fund to tackle this problem.
Dalung charges anti-doping committee to sanitise Nigeria’s sports
Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has charged the newly appointed members of the National Anti-Doping Committee (NADC) to sanitise sports sector, saying there are potential clean athletes capable of making the country.
Malami heads committee on prison decongestion
The Federal Government has constituted a Presidential Advisory Committee on Prerogative of Mercy as part of plans to decongest the nation’s prisons.
Asalaye academy: Making pan-Africanists out of traditionalists
Government’s failure to recognise the powers and function of traditional leaders is causing African languages and heritage to face extinction, The world keeps evolving everyday leading to dramatic changes in, sometimes things that are very dear to the society or a people. Language, culture and tradition have remained the greatest victims of the fast changing…
CBCIU, Iwalewahaus partner to promote black culture, artistic enterprise
The Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding (CBCIU), Osogbo is fast recovering the lost ground suffered during the years of interregnum (2012 to 2016) when attempt was made to change the leadership of the centre.