HERE ARE THE INTERESTING VIDEOS TRENDING ON “OGEFASH” BLOG YOUTUBE CHANNEL!

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We have interesting videos for you all on the live performances of top artistes like Harry Song, Peruzzi, Seriki, Sugarboy, CDQ etc at the Unilag Alumni Fiesta on our YouTube Channel.

CDQ’S PERFORMANCE

https://youtu.be/G9wc-qUkDWg

AJAZEES PERFORMANCE 2

https://youtu.be/7Yi6hzjPPqQ

AJAZEES PERFORMANCE 3

https://youtu.be/vlAOmGCMT68

AJAZEES PERFORMANCE 1

https://youtu.be/jyVPPqPIw-c

AJAZEE SPRAYS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS WHILE PERFORMING & DONATES 100,000 TO UNILAG ALUMNI AN

https://youtu.be/3adCqP3F9xM

CHANNELS TV  JOHN MOMMOH REWARDS UNILAG LAMU WITH THOUSANDS OF NAIRA

https://youtu.be/BiN_r5Lj2wM

WATCH YAW AND LAMU DO ZLATAN’S LEG WORK DANCE

https://youtu.be/gurrEbvuaLs

THIS COMEDIAN WILL MAKE YOU FALL OFF YOUR CHAIR

https://youtu.be/JsjYA91WIVY

WATCH OGBOLOR’S PERFORMANCE AT UNILAGS FIESTA; SOHILARIOUS

https://youtu.be/Gq-KzJ5GECc

OAP LAMU PLEADING FOR A KISS FROM…

https://youtu.be/gSQngWf5U3g

WATCH HOW OAP LAMU CONTROLLED THE VC OF UNILAG- PROF OGUNDIPE

https://youtu.be/OYUZRBpbaU4

THE DANCE BATLE  (MALE) AT THE UNILAG FIESTA

https://youtu.be/qTZWxsgcBZA

THE DANCE BATTLE2- GUYS DANCING TO CODEINE DIET BY TIWA SAVAGE, REMINISCE, SLIMCASE, DJ ENIMONEY

https://youtu.be/tpG5R3keGqQ

MEET THE MAIN DECISION MAKERS OF UNILAG

https://youtu.be/xs5-VRINExo

(PART 2) WATCH PERUZI’S BLAZING PERFORMANCE AT UNILAG’S FIESTA

https://youtu.be/DL0SIZpq2s8

ANOTHER BLAZING PERFORMANCE AT UNILAG FIESTA

https://youtu.be/wKgZ5J4Zv7k

(PART 2) WATCH VICTOR AD’S IF I NO GET MONEY PERFORMANCE AT UNILAG ALUMNI FIESTA

https://youtu.be/DS18uyWw5UM

(PART 2) ANOTHER BLAZING PERFORMANCE AT UNILAGS FIESTA

https://youtu.be/HbS4kkzhxDw

OMG! 50 BACK FLIP EARNS THIS GUY OVER 100,000 IN A NIGHT@ UNILAG FIESTA

https://youtu.be/9ghg6FQToq8

OAP-LAMU PROSTRATES FOR ALL UNILAG STUDENTS @ THE  UNILAG ALUMNI FIESTA

https://youtu.be/8OY_Z-ZloKc

FUNNY PERFORMANCE AT UNILAGS ALUMNI FIESTA

https://youtu.be/3m4DvZezBeM

(PART 2) WATCH CDQ’S BLAZING PERFORMANCE AT UNILAG FIESTA

https://youtu.be/3HOq0xdZokw

(PART 2) DANCE BATTLE (FEMALE) @ THE  UNILAG ALUMNI FIESTA

https://youtu.be/krH0qS7DHIw

 

(PART 3) DANCE BATTLE (FEMALE) @ THE  UNILAG ALUMNI FIESTA

https://youtu.be/SbNWwhcA7t4

WATCH HARRYSONG’S BLAZING ”BETTER PIKIN” PERFORMANCE @ THE  UNILAG ALUMNI FIESTA

https://youtu.be/Z860Whw6wzM

(PART 2) WATCH HARRYSONG’S BLAZING ”BETTER PIKIN” PERFORMANCE @ THE  UNILAG ALUMNI FIESTA

https://youtu.be/tMSzWmhpNRE

(PART 3) WATCH HARRYSONG’S BLAZING ”REGGAE BLUE” PERFORMANCE @ THE  UNILAG ALUMNI FIESTA

WATCH SUGARBOY’S BLAZING ”HOLLA HOLLA” PERFORMANCE AT UNILAG ALUMNI FIESTA

https://youtu.be/n7HrHrB6B_A

WATCH SERIKI’S BLAZING ”SAKA MAJE” PERFORMANCE AT THE UNILAGS ALUMNI FIESTA

https://youtu.be/Ywtrym_72Wo

WATCH UNLAGS VC-PROF OGUNDIPE DO THE SHAKU SHAKU DANCE @ UNILAGS ALUMNI FIESTA

https://youtu.be/avY96h3X_3I

WATCH UNLAGS VC-PROF OGUNDIPE DO THE ZLATAN’S LEG DANCE @ UNILAGS ALUMNI FIESTA

https://youtu.be/tJUEel5Plec

CEO OF CHANNELS TV- JOHN MOMMOH DANCES TO MICHAEL JACKSON’S SONG FLAWLESSLY @ UNILAGS ALUMNI FIESTA

https://youtu.be/y8G6b2TSUGA

LEG WORK LORI DANCE FLOOR @ UNILAGS ALUMNI FIESTA

https://youtu.be/3bZBXQuE_Gs

OMG! LOOK WHAT AROLE DID TO THIS UNILAG STUDENT @ UNILAGS ALUMNI FIESTA

https://youtu.be/wzZmrBQ01SU

WATCH OAP-LAMU DO THE LEG WORK DANCE @ UNILAG FIESTA

DANCE BATTLE  4 (FEMALE) @ THE  UNILAG ALUMNI FIESTA

https://youtu.be/8oBL1A0WlFQ

THE NUT  JOB 2

 

NJOY!

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(+BIOGRAPHY) JENNIFER GARNER IS OUR CELEBRITY FOCUS FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL “THE ACTION MAMA!”

JENNIFER GARNER COLLAGE

 

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Our celebrity focus for the month of April is one personality that you will agree with me is multi-talented, dynamic, a true inspiration to millions and an advocate of anything right. She is well known as an Hollywood actor but she has got more to unleash in her world beyond acting. She is a farmer, a cook freak and lots more.

She is Jennifer Garner not Jennifer Ghana. She is among the celebrities that already have received the Hollywood Walk  of Fame Star. She is hardworking, easy going, loving and resilient.

The alumni of Oakwood Elementary School always thank her parents for being a major push in her education life.  On Word Teacher’s Day,  she thanked her former teacher and Oakwood Elementary School Librarian- Annyce Mc Cann for helping her to become her, her care and extra attention that changed her life.

Jennifer is also an alumni of George Washington School in Charleston. She studied theater at the Denson University, Granville, Ohio as well as studied at the National Theatre Institute at the Eugene O’ Neill Theatre Center in Waterford, Connecticut.

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY PRETTY MAMA

Jennifer Garner was born into the family of William John Garner and Patricia Anna Garner on the 17th of April, 1972 in Houston, Texas. As a matter of fact, the Aries lady would be 47 9 days after the post. She is from a family of five comprising mother father and three girls. She takes the center position among the three girls. Jennifer’s father is a chemical engineer while her mother is an English Teacher in Houston Texas. Jennifer says her mum is vigorous and has let her know that when she sees things, she must ask questions and not just let them pass.

 

ACTION MAMA

Jennifer Garner as acted in several movies. She is one actress that you would find mostly in fast paced movies what people refer to as action movie, the most recent is Peppermint where she had to battle it out alone with a group of people that killed her husband and daughter, as it seemed the law wanted to sweep the case under the rug despite the clear evidence of the cruel acts. I call her the “Action Mama.”

Althoug the movie Elektra by late Stanlee was among the films that brought her into limelight, but she has acted in lots more movies.

She started off as a supporting actress talk about the movie Pearl Harbour but over time got lead film roles in movies such as Daredevil (2003), Elektra (2005), Juno (2007), Valentine’s day (2010), Miracles from Heaven (2016), Mother’s Day (2016), Nine Lives (2016), Peppermint (2018) and so on. She won Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award- in the ABC spy Action thriller – ALIAS

 

JENNIFER “THE COOK FREAK” IN THE KITCHEN

Jennifer is a cook freak. Aside acting, she takes out time to make delicious cuisines and I must tell you she is a fantastic cook with terrific culinary skills. She loves to try out all kinds of foods as well as teach to millions of her fans on her IG page (@jennifer,garner) how to go about it. She does this  with a comprehensive step-by-step picture and details of each stage after providing the recipe for the particular food. Some of the recipes and directions she has put on her IG page include making of  Blue Corn Tortilla Chips, Martha Stewart’s Roast Lemon Chicken Soup, Marinate Grilled Shrimp, Mel’s Kitchen Café’s Fool proof PizzaDough  and lots more

 

JENNIFER THE FARMER

She has a farm project titled “Once upon a farm” where you can be sure to find variety of fruits and vegetables- veggie packets. She has a cow on her farm named Jennifer by her Uncle- Jim and Aunty- Helen

JENNIFER GARNER THE ADVOCATE

She desires change in the country and loves to be part of the change. She desires to save Americans and the world at large with whatever she can offer just to put a smile on millions of faces. She believes in the save the children network, a network aimed at poor kids in America. She is also a board member of the network. She is a campaigner for children in need. She is also a campaigner for early childhood education and anti-paparazzi campaigns to guard children of celebrities from paparazzi

 

PRETTY JENNIFER GARNER

Jennifer Garner is one of the Hollywood actresses with an exceptional shape. With or without make up- she is beautiful and glamorous. The star actress hardly uses powder except when she is about to be in front of the camera as she said it gives her a crunchy feeling. Perhaps she hates powder because of her strict religious upbringing where she and her sisters were not permitted to make up, paint their nails, pierce any of their body part or dye their hair.

 

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Jennifer got married to actor Ben Affleck in 2005, the separated in 2015 and got divorced in 2018. The about ten years union produced three children- two girls and a boy.

 

Ogefash Blog presents to you Jennifer Garner, our celebrity focus for the month of April

 

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(PICTURES+VIDEOS) IF YOU MISSED THIS #UNILAG ALUMNI FIESTA JUST HIDE YOUR FACE COS IT WAS SO….

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I am forced to say that if you missed the 6th edition of the University of Lagos Alumni Edutainment Fiesta, then just hide your face like “Small Doctor” sang in the song #Penalty, but then, you can show your face again cos #Ogefash Blog has got you covered. Though you were not there live but we will give you all the interesting and juicy stories that went down there that it would seem as if you were at the event. We would spare no details about this “Wowing” event that went down on the 2nd April @ the Sports Center of the University.

 

Nna mhen, that show baddam; it was so on point. There was no dulling moment. Back to back exhilarating, captivating and “eye-sticking”  to the stage  as well as “bum glueing” to the seat performances from upcoming acts and big artistes like Harry Song, CDQ, Peruzzi, Sugarboy, Seriki,Victor AD and Ajaezee. There were also Comedians like, Yaw, Ogbolor and Arole that left 32 teeth shining as they climbed the stage. Arole in his usual manner of comedy left the students yearning for more of his comedy dosage. He left the stage blessing a student with 5000 naira. Ogbolor on his part called three students and gave them the task of acting like a female. The DJ’s were also there to make sure that there was no boring song on play at the event. The DJ behind the stereo was DJ Cool. Dj Humility was the Celebrity Guest DJ of the night.

 

The choreographers especially the Divine nature group comprising 5 young guys were also not on hibernation as they gave breathtaking performance. Their unique style of dance with the use of countless back flip got the crowd cheering them non- stop. The high point of the event was when On Air Personality who was also the host of the show- Lamu challenged one of the dancers to a 50 back flip non stop. The dancer not giving room for impossibility, wore a “can do spirit” garment and took up the challenge despite how shaky the white plastic table was. The whole crowd’s attention including the top officials of the university drifted to the dancer all eager to know if he could achieve 50 back flip on the shaky table after several back flip already done during his performance with his team. In few minutes less than ten, he was already done with 50 back flips almost fainting though. This of course got him not only a standing ovation from the crowd but the top officials of the school. It also earned him hundreds of thousands f or that night.

 

The host- Lamu on his part indeed brightened the whole venue with his presenting dexterity. Lamu showed he was no learner in this field. The OAP took a  jab at both lecturers and the students of the University. The intriguing part was when he called out the various hostels in the university and gave them a slogan some of which he was sarcastic and ironic about.  Starting with Makama, he called them squarters; Amina- the hostel with the smelling toilet; Honours- the hostel with a lot of 3rd class students; Fagunwa- the dirtiest hostel; Kofo- the hostel with students that always come out with a pass; MTH- the students love Aristo; Moremi- where you would always find a lot of virgins (Yinmu Yiinmu)

 

It was indeed a night of an ending fun as it saw the top decision makers of the school in persons of Vice Chancellor of Unilag, Prof Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe; Current Alumni President, John Mommoh; Immediate Past Alumni President, Dr. Sonny Kuku; Former Alumni President, Dr. Femi  Kuku; First president Alumni association, Dr. Kayode Anjorin; National Social secretary Unilag Alumni, Abdul Gbadamosi; Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC)  Management, Prof. Ben oghojafor; DVC Developmental, Prof. Folashade Tolulope Ogunsola; DVC Academics and Research, Prof. Oluwole Babafemi Familoni; Registrar, Ismaila Oladejo; Librarian, Yetunde Abosede Zaid; Provost of college of medicine, Prof. Folusho Ebun Afolabi Lesi; graced the event. They also took to the dance floor where they all danced using the most trending dance step in Nigeria; the leg work by Zlatan was really on display that night.

 

 

The show was produced and packaged bu Bunmi Davies an alumni of the school and the originator of Stand Up Nigeria.

 

 

A CROSS SECTION OF THE THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS THAT WERE AT THE EVENT

 

 

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VIEEW SOME OF THE VIDEOS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL BELOW

CDQ’S PERFORMANCE

https://youtu.be/G9wc-qUkDWg

AJAZEES PERFORMANCE 2

https://youtu.be/7Yi6hzjPPqQ

AJAZEES PERFORMANCE 3

https://youtu.be/vlAOmGCMT68

AJAZEES PERFORMANCE 1

https://youtu.be/jyVPPqPIw-c

AJAZEE SPRAYS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS WHILE PERFORMING & DONATES 100,000 TO UNILAG ALUMNI AN

https://youtu.be/3adCqP3F9xM

CHANNELS TV  JOHN MOMMOH REWARDS UNILAG LAMU WITH THOUSANDS OF NAIRA

https://youtu.be/BiN_r5Lj2wM

WATCH YAW AND LAMU DO ZLATAN’S LEG WORK DANCE

https://youtu.be/gurrEbvuaLs

THIS COMEDIAN WILL MAKE YOU FALL OFF YOUR CHAIR

https://youtu.be/JsjYA91WIVY

WATCH OGBOLOR’S PERFORMANCE AT UNILAGS FIESTA; SOHILARIOUS

https://youtu.be/Gq-KzJ5GECc

OAP LAMU PLEADING FOR A KISS FROM…

https://youtu.be/gSQngWf5U3g

WATCH HOW OAP LAMU CONTROLLED THE VC OF UNILAG- PROF OGUNDIPE

https://youtu.be/OYUZRBpbaU4

THE DANCE BATLE  (MALE) AT THE UNILAG FIESTA

https://youtu.be/qTZWxsgcBZA

THE DANCE BATTLE2- GUYS DANCING TO CODEINE DIET BY TIWA SAVAGE, REMINISCE, SLIMCASE, DJ ENIMONEY

https://youtu.be/tpG5R3keGqQ

MEET THE MAIN DECISION MAKERS OF UNILAG

https://youtu.be/xs5-VRINExo

(PART 2) WATCH PERUZI’S BLAZING PERFORMANCE AT UNILAG’S FIESTA

https://youtu.be/DL0SIZpq2s8

ANOTHER BLAZING PERFORMANCE AT UNILAG FIESTA

https://youtu.be/wKgZ5J4Zv7k

#unilagalumni @unilagalumni @bunmidavies #bunmidavies #ogbolor #yaw #arole #ajazee #djhumility #djkool #lamu #harrsong #sugarboy #seriki #vitorad #cdq #seriki #universityoflagos #unilag #unilagfiesta #comedians

 

SO WHO OWNS #BBNAIJA TOBI? IS IT ALEX? OR CEEC?

SO WHO OWNS #BBNAIJA TOBI? IS IT ALEX? OR CEEC?

(Clearing throat) Did ya all watch Big brother reloaded or should I say the reunion party? If yes, then you would understand this gist

If no, don’t worry, amma still make you understand this gist

So back to the Big Brother Reloaded gist, all the 20 contestants comprising 10 guys and 10 ladies were brought together again to air their views about events that happened after the Big Brother Naija 2018 reality show. The ladies had their separate chat while the guys had their separate chat. My main gist is however on the ladies’ chat and not the guys’ chat; nothing much to gist about the guys’ chat, it was sort of boring.

So, after watching the 10 ladies air their diverse views at the Big Brother Reloaded, I am forced to ask you all “Na who own Tobi O?”Is it Alex? Or Ceec? Abi una no see wetin I see ni?

The current gist is that Tobi and Alex are an item but the way Ceec is always attacking them is what I do not understand.

So Ceec during the Big Brother Reloaded show said they all retired to their various rooms in the hotel they lodged them after the show. She said she was feeling lonely and needed someone to talk to. The only person that came to her mind was Tobi out of the other 19 contestants (So, I am wondering self, why was she looking for Tobi after the show? If you recall, she was constantly on Tobi’s neck. She always fought him and abused him during the show; I no come know if na love fight or something else sha. Well I think she had a crush on Tobi)

As I was saying jare, so Ceec said Tobi was not in his room, he was in Alex’s room. She said she found both of them almost naked or maybe under the covers (Ehen, na new thing!) and this put a hole in her heart. She accused them of having sex with each other (I no come know how this concern her). She insulted both Alex and Tobi (Make una see me o! I am sure her loneliness worsened that night)

Ceec said a whole lot about Alex and this got emotional and calm Alex teary. She cried and cried and begged Ceec to forgive her (Like you know when two kids are keeping malice and one of them is crying that the other should please play with him or her). To win Ceec’s heart, Alex implored her that they should hang out someday to settle whatever dispute between them and be friends again.

So joining the conversation, the other female contestants said that you can be friends with someone and still not be close while Ceec feeling like the Queen everybody needs her friendship said friendship is not by force (That’s true!)

But Alex kept on apologizing to Ceec (Your mumu don do jare! Oh sorry that is harsh, Ride on, you are the mature one) and went as far as setting a date for them to hang out (Imagine, person never forgive you, you dey fix date for outing; okay continue)

When Ceec did not yield to her request, Alex cried out of the chat room and when the BBNaija camera people followed her, she yelled at them to go back else she would break their camera (Ghen ghen; action movie)

Tobi kukuma no say anything about this. But to us on Ogefash Blog, this looks like Ija Ife what English people call “Love fight” So now I am asking, who owns Tobi? Is it Ceec? Or Alex?

The 20 contestants that featured in the third edition of the BBnaija tagged “Double Wahale” which held in 2018 in South Africa can be viewed here- https://ogefash.reviews/2018/01/29/meet-the-20-bb-naija-housemates/

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AWW! WHO EVER DID THIS TO TENI, SHE IS REPORTING YOU TO HER MUMMY!

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It seems like the artist- Teni is having so much fun about the above image of hers that surfaced online few days ago.

Reacting to it on her IG page, the artist who is currently in Belgium said “Whoever did this, I am reporting you to mommy!”

@tenientertainer #tenientertainer @tenimakanaki #tenimakanaki

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THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

By Oge Nwabueze
By 2030, the Nigerian education system would be referred to as top-notch. It would be a mirror to other universities all over the world. We would have world class structures with exceptional facilities. It would be an extremely competitive sector where people from all over the world would have a hungry desire to acquire knowledge from and get an education degree. Politicians, business mogul, the crème de la crème and the wealthiest in the nation would see every reason to allow their wards go through the Nigerian education system.

The sector would be building a total graduate not just graduates with theoretical knowledge alone, but also one with practical skills. They would be regarded as graduates of high intellectuals all over the world. Those that are studying overseas would beg to comeback home just to be called Nigerian graduates. There would be a hundred percent (100%) reduction crave for overseas education. There would be high enrollments and expansion in the sector. Nigerian students would compete with students of other countries in science and technology and then emerge winners. There would be massive competition between Nigerian institutions and other top-notch institutions overseas, but we would emerge winner. Our researches would be highly relied on. Our classrooms would have 21st century software; state of the art tech/facilities and instructional materials. And as students are dropping their pen, there would already be jobs on ground for them.


But all these would be hallucinations that can never be feasible if there is no paradigm shift in the education sector. This is the time for the sector to do something differently from what it used to. A famous quote says “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” To be referred as top-notch in the nearest future, we need to move from the usual to unusual. The major cause of delay in the transformation of the country’s education sector is that Nigerians like to stick to the old method of doing things. They ‘chant’ change all the time, but when the change finally comes, they do not embrace it. They see it as either a scam or something that is not real. They criticize new things and kill the idea before it even starts to grow and then later, they say things are not working out well.
But how would they? I vividly remember when computer was introduced which was a replacement of typewriter, people still stuck to the use of typewriter. Most awkward was that during any ‘typing’ examination, they still made use of the typewriters. What can a typewriter do that a computer will not do better? People were of the opinion that typewriter was ‘blablabla’, but the actual truth is that they are used to the old way of typing documents and do not want to try something new. They had rather stick to old technology. Same thing also happened when the white board was introduced as against the chalk board; it would shock you to know that some schools are still making use of the primeval blackboard. Educators also need to update their old notes; there should be a change in the content they have been dishing out in the past decade. The government as well as those in the education sector should provide an educational environment that is all round tech-driven. There must be computers with efficient internet connections. If there is a new technology on ground, it should be instantly replaced with the old one. So, to build a better future in the education sector, there must be paradigm change, we must move away from doing things in the olden days way to doing things in the contemporary way. Every day, the world is changing, so we must be a part of the change.

I am tired of the ‘over used cliché’- Nigerian graduates are half baked. You would be shocked to know that people make this general remark because some graduates’ cannot communicate well; they can neither write nor speak well. For instance, you hear a graduate say I love to dot my T’s and cross my I’s which supposed to be the other way. So, who should be held responsible if a graduate can neither speak nor write well? Your guess is as good as mine. If a university graduate cannot speak or write well, check his or her foundation. Early years’ education is the foundation, so if it is wrong, every other thing will be wrong. All schools (primary, secondary, university) should make letter writing a compulsory weekly subject. There should also be dictionary check every day, where the students learn a new word, its meaning and usage. Basic education starts from the primary level which is the foundation of education and most primary schools do not set the right foundation for the students. If the foundation is faulty, it would affect other areas and we are bound to have faulty graduates who will pose a problem in the future, which is saddening. They started on a wrong foot and would most likely end on a wrong foot. More saddening is the fact that some schools are established as a self-start syndrome. They have seen that a lot of people are in great quest of education to garner knowledge. But they set up, with nothing to offer to the people in dire need of knowledge, what they are thinking about is how to enrich their pocket and not the knowledge of the pupils. They have seen how lucrative the sector is. In the olden days, no one wanted to be a part of it, anyone that mentioned education was looked down upon, but now the case is different, “The rejected stone has become the chief corner stone”.

While some set up a school, they lack vision, good teachers, instructional and teaching materials, good structure, serene environment good facilities that inspire learning. They give substandard education. They just want to own a school for the sake of it. They think education is about building structures together and then putting any male or female figure to teach the pupils. So, since people own a school for the wrong reason, then we may not attain that level we desire. So, education needs to be tackled from the foundation so that the future of the country’s education system will be solid. Even the bible confirms this, ‘For if the foundation is destroyed what can the righteous do?’
To be referred as top-notch in the nearest future, we again must employ people who are keen about education, people who just naturally have an affinity for teaching and for working with students; not people who took teaching as a last resort because they were unable to secure a job or perform well in studies. If this is the case, this is likely to affect the performance of students, because they are being taught by people whose minds are not in the job/people who do not want to have any dealing with the education sector. There is a need for teachers to undergo some professional/academic training to prepare them for the task of facilitating the education of scholars in the school. There should also be periodic trainings of both teaching and non-teaching staff in the education sector.
To be referred as top-notch in the nearest future, government must also make education available and affordable especially for those that are not financially capable. If this is made possible, a lot of Nigerians will be hungry for education without being coerced. Education is the bedrock/tool of a nation’s development. With education you gain knowledge and know how to apply the knowledge. If the quality of education in the country is of low standard, it is likely to inhibit the growth of a country.


To be referred as top-notch in the nearest future, an educational environment must be pupil and teacher friendly. It must be serene with no form of distractions if we want our students to perform excellently. It must be conducive, enabling and beautiful to help the smooth transmission of knowledge from lecturers to students. A beautified structure with various learning art works will help spur creativity and inspire learning. The environment of an institution can either make or mar a student.

To be referred to as top-notch, teachers must learn to teach the students sounds of each letters. The students must be good at sound and should be able to use it to pronounce a word.


To be referred as top-notch in the nearest future, there is a need for the budget on education which caters for all federal universities, federal polytechnics, federal unity schools, and federal colleges of education to be reviewed. Nigeria’s total budget for 2017 was 7.298 trillion naira while 500.443 billion (398.01 for recurrent, 142 billion for capital expenditure) was allocated to education as against UNESCO 26% recommendations. It is no longer news that Nigeria spends less than ten per cent of its annual budget on education when smaller African nations like Botswana spend 19.0%; Swaziland, 24.6%; Lesotho, 17.0%; South Africa, 25.8%; Cote d’Ivoire, 30.0%; Burkina Faso, 16.8%; Ghana, 31%; Kenya, 23.0%; Uganda, 27.0%; Tunisia, 17.0%; and Morocco, 17.7%. If we don’t invest in education now, which is the tool/vehicle for a nation’s development, then how do we want to develop. How do we move from under-developed country to a developed country? It’s high time we tackled the issue of (finance, basic teaching/learning infrastructures, shortage of staff/schools/ classroom/accommodation/offices, dilapidated buildings, lack of fund to carry out intensive researches, decrepit laboratory equipment, delay in salary payment/low remuneration, examination malpractices, terrible facilities, inadequate laboratories for teaching/research, shortage of/outdated textbooks/journals, establishment of substandard schools, pathetic structures, bad toilets, shortage of water, small libraries/ libraries that lack relevant materials and books that meet the information needs of the students, loathsome charges of the students through textbooks/handout/school fees.) If all these are not thrashed out, we would continue having ceaseless strikes. Educators will keep going on strike until their voices of dissatisfaction are heard. When there is continuous strike, there would be a pause in the calendar activities and this would later affect the school calendar year. In essence, the budget allocated to education must be weightier than what is currently allocated to it. Funding keeps any institution in existence. When it lacks the necessary fund, it would keep struggling to stand. The budget should be reviewed and the money channeled to the right source,

To be referred as top-notch in the nearest future, we need to have good amenities. Imagine a student that went to school to learn, but there are no chairs or tables for the student. It has come to the fore that most of the students of various schools sit on the bare floor in a classroom and write on their laps, because of inadequate chairs and tables, some even go as far as sitting on the wall. There is also the issue of leaking classrooms, when it rains; it becomes difficult to teach in those classrooms. The teachers will not even show up in the classroom. This is becoming too embarrassing. Also, visits to various schools show that most of their toilets are in decrepit states thereby endangering the lives of the students. Some time ago, there was this news that an eight-year old primary school pupil, fell into an open dilapidated pit toilet while defecating. Students in the University because of lack of good toilets, sometimes engage in situations such as the use of ‘shot put’ where faeces is disposed off in the bush or River. Anyone/group that is not ready to set up good facilities, should not erect a structure and then call ‘school’
To be referred as top-notch in the nearest future, teachers must be paid well. If there is no motivation, how can they do a satisfactory job? It is saddening that teachers who are the foundation maker of any individual are among the lowest paid in the country. This is why people have taken the teaching career as a last-resort, till they get better jobs. Some educators are poorly paid. They at times yield to receiving bribes (exchanging marks for money or body for marks) thereby encouraging brain drains. For maximum performance, they need to be taken care of. Their wages/welfare packages/ retirement benefits should be mouthwatering. There should also be special salaries. There should be superb rewards for their efforts; this would help encourage them. I once worked in a primary school where everyone looked forward to the month of December. This was because December was fully packed. You get to work for limited number of days and still get your full salary, there was also the 13th month salary as well as food stuff given in that same month.
To be referred as top-notch in the nearest future, the curriculum must be reviewed and updated to include programs that are more responsive to nation’s development and that enhance relevant learning. There should be a continuous renewal of the curriculum. Most of our curriculums are outdated.
Lastly, to be referred as top-notch in the nearest future, government needs to be extremely concerned about the growth of the country’s education system and keep to their promises concerning the education sector. They need to put their words into action, and not just leave it as words of mouth. They need to awaken programs that will make the future of the country’s education bright. Nigeria had toiled with some educational programs that did not work out. The nation launched the Universal Primary education (UPE), the Universal Basic Education (UBE), what about the 6-3-3-4 education; not much has been heard about these programs. The new government is yet to enforce nine years of compulsory basic education to every Nigerian as well as provide free education to tertiary level for students in the science, technology, Engineering and mathematics (STEM) and Education fields, and also provide free meal. The education sector would be better if government promises are kept.
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