Tag: Education in Nigeria

Why public universities are failing Nigeria

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Hugh Latimer, was one of the leading lights of the English Reformation, which started as revolt against papacy but ended up revolutionizing all aspects of British life. Much of it was centred around Oxford and Cambridge where Latimer, at one time or another studied and taught. I thoroughly align myself with Latimer that a nation […]

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What Buhari must do to uplift education – Okebukola

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THE immediate past Secretary, National Universities Commission, Professor Peter Okebukola has averred that if Nigerians would see improvement in the education sector, the incoming government of Muhammadu Buhari must reform and massively invest in education. Okebukola, a Consultant to UNESCO, while delivering the 2013/2014 convocation lecture at the University of Lagos, UNILAG pointed out teacher […]

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Mapping Out Nigeria’s Education Sector For Excellence – TAIWO OGUNMOLA

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One of the over- arching aims of the Universal Basic Education which was established on 30th September, 1999 by former President Olusegun Obasanjo was to revitalize and strengthen the nation’s education sector from its foundation. Amongst its lofty objectives, the programme was intended to be universal, free, and compulsory. In time past, the teaching profession […]

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