Category: Policy Insights

Sharing insights, articles and constructive assessment on current issues trending in the nation – insights on a particular topic from multiple sources will be shared to ensure a BALANCED and robust perspective – we intend to share excellently written insights with digital and traditional news outlets e.g Newspapers​

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The State of Education in Nigeria

NIGAC Project on State Education Board in Nigeria The state education board in Nigeria stands as a connection between the Minister of State and other sections within the department, other departments, public bodies, education partners and the public. The basic education in Nigeria is provided primarily by the states and/or local government authorities(LGAs) with 72

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Social Justice in Nigeria

The fundamental crisis of social justice is rooted in leadership, management and persistent self-center. When the interests of some groups and cliques benefit from certain leaders and are served instead of those of a whole community or society, lust prevails over granting people the love and care they deserve. Social justice is at stake. But

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Understanding the Digital Identity Ecosystem Policy

BACKGROUND In April 2017, the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) launched The Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP). The ERGP highlights the complex development challenges Nigeria grapples with. With a population size of 185.9 million people, Nigeria grapples with poverty, inequality, youth unemployment, and an undiversified economy. Currently, 61% of people live below the poverty

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Insight into the Nigerian educational system

If You Want to Destroy a Nation, Kill their Education… An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” The importance of education to a nation can not be overemphasized, in most parts of the world, education is regarded as a fundamental human right. Education is one of the basic criteria to measure the growth and

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Terrorism, Banditry and Security Challenges in Nigeria

Security Challenges Nigeria’s Leader Must Tackle Nigeria, the most populous country in sub-Saharan Africa as well as the biggest economy, is facing a severe crisis in its nation-building process. Virtually every part of Nigeria is facing security issues. When a country’s institutions are weak, its security forces are not trusted, and its borders are not

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Dearth of Technical and Vocational Education in Nigeria

NATIONAL POLICY ON EDUCATION: TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING The Technical & Vocational Education & Training (TVET) as enshrined in Nigeria National Policy on Education (2013) refers to “those aspects of educational process involving, in addition to general education, the study of technologies and related science and the acquisition of practical skills, attitudes, understanding

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NGO Grants: Alleviating poverty and preventing violent conflict

ALLEVIATING POVERTY AND PREVENTING VIOLENT CONFLICT THROUGH GRANT POLICY FOR COMMUNITY-BASED NGOs IN NIGERIA The high rate of poverty in Nigeria is an economic crucible hampering her development. This economic malaise is increasing daily: unemployment, lack of basic needs of life such as food, clothing and shelter etc. Scarcity of economic sustenance for many years

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Youth Unemployment and Poverty in Nigeria

FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE HIGH STATISTICS OF YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT AND POVERTY IN A DEMOCRATIC NIGERIA In contextualizing and sketching youth unemployment and poverty nexus in Nigeria, It will be useful to observe that Nigeria generate unprecedented wealth from crude oil alone, yet the youth population have continued to wallow in abject frustration, unemployment and poverty.

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Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

Children are important to the country’s human capital. Human capital can be developed to an optimum level by providing a safe and conducive environment. Therefore, the protection of children from neglect, abuse, violence and exploitation is an important aspect and should be given priority. This Safeguarding and Child Protection policy is, therefore, necessary at this

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Urbanisation and Real Estate market in Nigeria

The Problem Statement The Real estate sector in Nigeria has been in decline for the better part of the last 5 years. Compared to the rest of the world where it is the largest sector in developing countries and in terms of contributions to GDP, providing the largest employment for them. It is still burdened