I failed to find myself
I looked inside and discovered
I only know my name.
When I stepped outside
I found my real self1
INTRODUCTION The first part of the topic of this paper, ‘The Role of the University in National Development’ is a very familiar one and many convocation lectures have tried to address aspects of this subject severally.
The Northern Awareness Movement is gaining momentum because it seeks to intervene in the common problem of poor education in the northern states. There are many factors that contribute to the low school enrolment and retention rates among those from poor socio-economic backgrounds in northern Nigeria.
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It is a great honour to be invited to join my sister and brothers on this panel of discussion and share a few reflections on how we can achieve peace through education and reorientation as vehicles, particularly in our part of Nigeria.