A Simple Footbridge Can Change the ‘World’

Story Highlights The lives of residents in Ago-Egun - a fishing community and a sprawling town along the Lagos lagoon - has been enhanced by the construction of a makeshift bridge that straddles the community divided by a canal. The project was initiated by selected SS1 students from Fazil Omar Secondary School as part of … Continue reading A Simple Footbridge Can Change the ‘World’

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Leadership and Life Skills: The Metamorphosis

Studies reveal1 that young people in Nigeria aged 15-24 account for over 60% of unemployed youth. In addition, secondary education is the highest educational level attained by almost 60% of unemployed youth, suggesting that there are significant barriers to access to higher levels of education. Education is a key driver in facilitating growth and development. … Continue reading Leadership and Life Skills: The Metamorphosis

Developing Talents for The Third Sector in Nigeria

Across the globe, the conversation around unemployment is a major subject in economic discourse. According to the ILO (International Labour Organization), the percentage of global youth who are caught in the unemployment web keeps increasing year after year. The unemployment rate was 12.8 percent in 2016 (slightly up from 12.7 percent in 2015). Similarly, the … Continue reading Developing Talents for The Third Sector in Nigeria