2017 LITERACY DAY-THE ROLE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IN PROMOTING LITERACY DEVELOPMENT.

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2017 LITERACY DAY-THE ROLE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IN PROMOTING LITERACY DEVELOPMENT.
On Friday 8th September 2017, the world marked the International Literacy Day. The decision to celebrate International Literacy Day was taken by UNESCO on 7th November, 1965.

Thus on 8th September 1966 the first International Literacy Day was celebrated. The theme of 2017 International Literacy Day is Literacy in a digital world. This year’s celebration is another effort by UNESCO to create the consciousness between digital literacy and sustainability leading to societal development. This celebration is to further emphasize the great importance of literacy to individuals and society especially

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DEVELOPING THE INNER DESIRE:

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DEVELOPING THE INNER DESIRE:
Desire is the propelling force to achieve what the mind conceives. Desire is an inspiring force. Desire works with one’s vision of life. What the mind achieves is championed by action and not by words alone. Action one puts towards developing the inner mind leads to positive accomplishments in life endavour. Tony O. Elumelu, a Nigerian financial expert, entrepreneur and founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation on the need for action said “This should not be a complaining generation, but a doing generation. We talk and complain too much. It’s time to take action. Do”.

On desire,

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YOU CAN DOMINATE YOUR ENVIRONMENT.

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YOU CAN DOMINATE YOUR ENVIRONMENT:
The Holy Bible in the book of Matthew 5: 14-16 stated that we are the light of the world. It added let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your father in Heaven. Light is a dominant values on this planet earth. Man therefore can become the light of the world because of his contributions in the society.

Therefore to dominate is to become a person of value who is emulated as well. It also connotes a person of relevance on this planet earth. To dominate your environment

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RE-POSITIONING THE NIGERIAN YOUTH AS NATIONAL ASSET.

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RE-POSITIONING THE NIGERIAN YOUTH AS NATIONAL ASSET.
Developed or mobilized youth are national assts to any nation. They are youth who have imbibed the right values of living. They are youth who are pursuing their vision of life. Many countries who have known the importance of developed youth as national assets; starts early in life using all positive available means to inculcate in the youth right values of purposeful living since the future hope of the world is in the hands of mentored and motivated youths.

Presently, our country is witnessing lots of anti-social vices amongst the youths. These anti-social

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EMPOWERING THE YOUTH TOWARDS BUILDING PEACE

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EMPOWERING THE YOUTH TOWARDS BUILDING PEACE:
In 1998 a United Nations (UN) resolution proclaiming August 12th as International Youth Day was adopted during the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth. In 1999, UN General Assembly further endorsed the recommendation. On 12th August 2000, the first International Youth Day was celebrated. This celebration has continued every 12th August till date. The declaration of International Youth Day and subsequent celebrations were to create an avenue for World Youth mobilization and sensitization by countries and her institutions to become better persons in the society including in wealth creation. These sensitization spanning in

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