Browsing: Society

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Funeral Service in Nigeria today is not quite different from the ones held in the country years ago. But with the technological advancement and social media frenzy, there certainly is a new behaviour that makes it hard to decide whether mourners’ motives for attending is for content or condolence.

The 21st century is the context for the destination we seem to have arrived at today _ a decline in our proclivity to survive_ This decline is evident in the statical rise of suicide and its attempt in the society.

It came as a surprise when Nigerians learnt that the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, revealed plans to release new naira notes design different from the nation’s present currency denominations.

A Yoruba adage says, “Aponle ko si f’Oba ti o l’Olori”, meaning ”there is little honour or respect for a King without a Queen”; so is the story of the great monarch, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II.

The African Centre for Leadership, Strategy & Development (Centre LSD) with the support of Malala Fund organized a 1-day Sub-National summit on Girl Child Education and Premiere of the C-CAGE documentary with the theme “Girl Child Education; A Veritable Tool for Development”. The summit which climaxes the implementation of the C-CAGE project and organized to reinforce the necessity of training the girlchild and conscientize stakeholders on the need to join in the advocacy efforts to advancing girlchild education, had one keynote address, a presentation and a panel session based on the theme.