Month: Apr 2020

Philosophical Education toward Democratization and Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria

By Dr. Felix Okechukwu Ugwuozor Abstract This paper examines Nigeria's democratization dilemmas and the imperatives of an educational framework against the backdrop of the Boko Haram insurgency. It identifies and connects the pattern, character and dynamics of the existing educational system. It also discusses the system’s failure in calling for a new approach to overcome … Continue reading Philosophical Education toward Democratization and Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria

Conflicts, violence in Perspectives

By Chris Odinaka Nwedo The Growing culture of violence Conceptually, conflict implies ‘a state of opposition or hostilities, a fight or struggle, the clashing of the opposed principles etc.  In the realm of psychology, for instance, conflict stands for ‘an opposition of an incompatible wishes or needs in a person.1  For Hugo F. Reading, conflict … Continue reading Conflicts, violence in Perspectives

DEVELOPING A PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION: A REQUISITE GUIDE TO EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES

 By Felix Okechukwu Ugwuozor PhD Abstract Educational philosophy is the backbone of any efficient teacher. It encapsulates essentially the principles, the ways of thinking and the beliefs that provide the foundation and the framework on which teachers define, delineate, and justify their teaching agendas, their curriculum preferences, their pedagogical styles, their classroom organizational structures, name … Continue reading DEVELOPING A PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION: A REQUISITE GUIDE TO EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES

COVID- 19: Nationwide address by Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari MONDAY, 27th APRIL, 2020 Fellow NigeriansI will start by commending you all for the resilience and patriotism that you have shown in our collective fight against the biggest health challenge of our generation.As at yesterday, 26th April 2020, some three million confirmed cases of COVID nineteen have been recorded globally with about … Continue reading COVID- 19: Nationwide address by Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari

Philosophical Education and Global Citizenship: Tapping Into the Process Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead

By Dr.Felix Okechukwu Ugwuozor Abstract This paper outlines how ethics and democracy can be conceived procedurally within the context of education for global citizenship, using the process philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead as a starting point. Education for global citizenship aims to create active individual consciousness within a community and a commitment to build upon … Continue reading Philosophical Education and Global Citizenship: Tapping Into the Process Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead

Corvid-19 infections top 3M -Johns Hopkins University

The global coronavirus count has just surged past three million, according to newly released statistics by Johns Hopkins University. The US, with nearly one-third of all Covid-19 infections, still remains the hardest-hit country. The number of registered cases of Covid-19 around the world stands at 3,002,303 as of Monday, April 27, according to the database … Continue reading Corvid-19 infections top 3M -Johns Hopkins University

Kim Jong-un is ‘alive and well’, says Seoul

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is "alive and well", a top security adviser to the South's President Moon Jae-in said, downplaying rumours over Kim's health following his absence from a key anniversary. "Our government position is firm," said Moon's special adviser on national security Moon Chung-in, in an interview with CNN on Sunday. "Kim Jong-un … Continue reading Kim Jong-un is ‘alive and well’, says Seoul