Tag: UNESCO

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EditorOctober 25, 2017

[The Activism Blog] 264 million children worldwide not in school, says UNESCO | How many in Nigeria?

UNESCO, in its latest report, claimed that 264 million children worldwide are not in school. Even though the figure looks ...

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AzeezOctober 24, 2017

UNESCO says 264m children are out of school worldwide

The United Nations culture and education agency (UNESCO) on Tuesday said about 264 million school-age children and young people worldwide were not ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 12, 2017

Following U.S. footsteps, Israel withdraws from UNESCO

Following the United States withdrawal, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday, said his country would withdraw its membership from UNESCO. ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 4, 2017

Opinion: We must save Nigeria’s education system or else…

by ‘Kunle Adebajo   On the fourteenth day of the fourth month in 2014, a horrible crime was committed; one ...

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YManagerJanuary 8, 2017

Oby Ezekwesili: Chibok Girls – Painful memories of a thousand days

by Oby Ezekwesili On that 30th April 2014 when diverse citizens gathered to march in solidarity, no one could have ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2016

Opinion: Valuing our teachers and improving their status

by Jide Ojo According to information gleaned from its website, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural organisation (UNESCO) proclaimed ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 28, 2016

‘Senate fine-tuning Gender Equality Bill so it won’t clash with religion’

The Chairman Senate Committee on Tertiary Education and Tetfund, Senator Binta Masi, on Monday, disclosed that the National Assembly is ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 20, 2016

An economic model for reducing cost of textbooks in Africa – A UNESCO report

A new study by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM)* issued on 19 January proposes an economic model that would ...

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YManagerJanuary 13, 2015

Opinion: Why we should all be activists this year

by Joel  Pereyi You  should  be  an  activist  because  anything  that  isn’t  working  around  you  is  a  consequence  of  your  silence. ...

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YManagerDecember 31, 2014

The Citizen-in-Chief: Obiageli Ezekwesili is the Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2014

by The Editors Surely, you know this, that as you celebrated Christmas on the 25th of December this year, perhaps ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 26, 2014

Pace setters converge for the 7th Port Harcourt Book Festival

by Jewel Stephen   Preparations are in top gear as Port Harcourt readies itself for the 7th edition of the ...

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July 31, 2013

Ife Adebayo: Primary education – Another basic need for Nigerians (Y! Politico)

by Ife Adebayo We need to get our children into school, EVERY ONE OF THEM. And the time to do ...

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January 30, 2013

Ife Adebayo: Economic development: Access to Free Basic Education is non-negotiable (Y! Politico)

by Ife Adebayo Come 2015, we must vote in a government that is serious about education, a government with laid ...

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January 10, 2013

Michael Orodare: The Labour Party’s Orange Revolution (Y! Politico)

by Michael Orodare There is a LP spirit in all of us, and that is the spirit that inspires us ...

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October 16, 2012

‘Feyi Fawehinmi: Look what they did to Education

by Feyi Fawehinmi There is no other way to describe this other than an outrageous disaster. And a timebomb waiting ...

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September 24, 2012

Religion against humanity by Wole Soyinka

  To such a degree has Religion fueled conflict, complicated politics, retarded social development and impaired human relations across the ...

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July 11, 2012

We beat Oxford! Port Harcourt is Unesco World Book Capital 2014

by Chi Ibe The Unesco World Book Capital City in 2014 title has been awarded to Nigeria’s’Port Harcourt. Cue applause. ...

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June 19, 2012

Bookworms: Port-Harcourt wants to be World Book Capital and President Jonathan is in support

by Stanley Azuakola World Book Capital is a title bestowed by UNESCO to a city in recognition of the quality of its ...

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