The challenges which young girls face in participating in education are generally well known. Some of them are rooted in religious and traditional practices, the patrilineal nature of many Nigerian societies and age long stereotyping.
Government should support private universities ̶ Chrisland University VC, Professor Babalola
Chrisland University is one of the 75 private universities that have been licenced by the Government of Nigeria. The University was established in 2015 and is located in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The current Vice Chancellor of the institution is Professor Chinedum Peace Babalola, a pharmaceutical chemist
There should be improved budgetary allocation to the education sector ̶ Professor Bogoro, former TETFund Executive Secretary
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (formerly called the Education Trust Fund), established through the TETFund Act in 2011, has been at the forefront of improving the quality of teaching and learning infrastructure, research and development activities, staff capacity building and academic book publishing in the Nigerian public tertiary education institutions.
For citizen safety during infectious disease outbreaks, continuous genomics surveillance is needed – Prof Happi
In recent years, there has been a noticeable global resurgence of some infectious diseases, that were previously declared eradicated, and the emergence of new pathogens which are fuelling epidemics around the world.
Re-introducing history in Nigerian schools: a new curriculum that fosters nation-building is needed ̶ Prof Olutayo Adesina
he learning of history by students in Nigerian pre-tertiary education institutions was essentially discontinued in 2009 by several examining bodies which merged elements of the subject with government and civics to form social studies.
How to re-introduce tuition fees in Nigerian public tertiary education institutions ̶ Prof Bogoro, former TETFund Executive Secretary.
The continuous underfunding of education in Nigeria has resulted in inadequate resources to ensure the quality of teachers and students as well as provide world-class teaching and learning infrastructure.