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International Day Of The Girl Child: FGM, Sexuality Education And Our Options -By ‘Sola Fagorusi and Nwachukwu Kelechukwu Lucky

In Nigeria where everything related to sexuality is shrouded in darkness, little is known about sexuality education. Not much is taught in the classrooms, far too little is heard at home. When it comes to matters around sexuality, many teenagers learn from the Internet or friends. This also applies to issues about Female Genital Mutilation […]

The Role Of Education In Nation Building -By Nwogboji Emmanuel

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Most times, I chew over the very core value and fundamental essence of education. In all my hazy and episodic retrospection, I was highly curious and always wanted to know the rationale justifying my six (6) years in primary school, six (6) years in secondary school and four (4) years in the university. Was it […]

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The Rise Of Tech & Media Entrepreneurs In Northern Nigeria -By Oliseyenum C.

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The emergence of technological innovations has evolved a whole new generation of entrepreneurs, those who are technology savvy, creative, innovative and dynamic. They have a blend of technological prowess and entrepreneurial skills. This extension of entrepreneurs are commonly referred to as the technopreneurs. The interplay between technology and entrepreneurship has proven to be a vital […]

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OAU Giants and UI Pioneers -By Tijani Abdulkabeer

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This two rivalry bloc won’t stop amazing me in their quest to determine who rules. They have always since inception have a reason to blame and ridicule themselves all in the name of superiority,serving as a watchdog on each other, tagging themselves all sort of unlawful names. Indeed this dichotomy only happens in the mind […]

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Current Challenges Confronting The Development Of Education In Nigeria And The Way Forward -By Aniekpeno John Inyang

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Education has been described in many quarters as not just a tool for an individual’s self-actualization but a powerful instrument of social change. Many developed countries in the world today have attributed their success stories to their faith in education. This goes a long way in proving how vital education is to any society. Nigeria […]

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Education in Crisis Zones: The African story -By Odoji Oluwafemi Stephen

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The Boko Haram insurgency began in 2009 when the jihadist rebel group Boko Haram started an armed rebellion against the government of Nigeria. In 2013, over 1,000 people died as a result of the conflict. The violence escalated dramatically in 2014, with 10,849 deaths. On 15 April 2014, terrorists abducted about 276 female students from […]

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The Servitude Called N.Y.S.C -By Adetayo Omotoyosi Adeolu

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  The National Youth Service Corps was created on 22 May 1973 by the General Gowon-Led military regime. This was after the brutal civil war that consumed over 3million lives. These promising lives were wasted because of the greed of the leaders then (both side). I was not particularly excited about the programme,because before then […]

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The Death Of Unionism on Campus -By Tijani Abdulkabeer

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  I keep shedding tears for the state of unionism on campus in Nigeria tertiary institutions.It is disheartening and unfortunate how it has been marred with lots of falsehood, propaganda, abnormalities،making it difficult to actualise the rationale behind the creation.Although, over the years Nigerian union leaders have always been a paradigm to our daily men, […]

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The Fate of Girl Child and Education -By Sulaiman Jamiu Abiodun

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“Education has in its characters a formation of character, but to deny certain individual access to it on the basis of sex is a crime against humanity. The education of a girl-child not only exorcises the society but also makes the world a better place to live” The Nigerian constitution clearly stipulated a free, compulsory […]

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Bayero University Kano is Now Too Unsafe To Endure -By Bright Akoji

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  It is no longer news in Bayero University Kano as female students in the hostel for quite some time now have been experiencing different kind of attack, from robbers and bandit, invading the hostel, making away with their properties as well as injuring them and also making serious attempt in rapping them. In a […]

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