CHILDREN AND OUR EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM

The recent waves of abuse on school children on recent is getting rather alarming in the country. This weekend, the death of Obinna in Asaba, a 19months old child allegedly flogged 31 strokes for not been able to recite the alphabet and that the severe abuse of a 3-year-old at a school in Mazamaza in Lagos reflects the rot within our society and what we harbour in the quest to be “valuable” and “create value”. Lest you think it’s all about that, the killing of 5-year-old girl in Kaduna by her school proprietor for ritual purposes is more than chilling, also the death of a pupil in a secondary school in Lagos and the list goes on and on of atrocities going Continue reading

Teachers, The Real Heroes of Our Nation Building

Over the course of the weekend, i had cause to visit my alma mata to celebrate 20 years of graduating from Secondary School. And from Thursday to Sunday, several of us, representing others who couldn’t make it gathered at Mayflower School Ikenne Remo to not only celebrate 20 years, but to give back to the school and above all honor our teachers.

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What are we Learning??

Today marks the first time I will be attending lectures as a Part time Masters Student of University of Lagos.

All these while I have not attended class nor have a clue as to what is going on.

Interestingly, my friends have been wondering what the heck was wrong with me that I have not been coming.:) and today that I attended…made some interesting observations.

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