THE GRADUAL DEMISE OF EDUCATION IN NIGERIA. To paraphrase Hannah Arendt, education is an indispensable means by which children are properly introduced to a complex, multifarious world, the teaching profession is the formalized vehicle by which this introduction is done in a standardized, measurable fashion. Within the context of a civil, organized society, therefore, teachers … Continue reading WELCOME TO JUNE SHOWERS
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO SUPPORT THE FOUNDATION ON OUTINGS The FJF will be sponsoring selected orphanages and correctional facilities within the year and we are in need of volunteers to help out at the various locations with the program schedule (the schedules will be made available soonest). We are in need of volunteers for setting up … Continue reading MAY: IT’S THE CHILDREN’S MONTH
Ref: FJF/Apr/001 Dear friends, WELCOME TO A NEW QUARTER The Fademi Jacobson Foundation eagerly welcome every friend and supporter of the organization since its inception. We will also like to tender our unreserved apologies for the prolonged silence from the organization for the past few months, this is due to pertinent reasons deemed fit by … Continue reading SUNSHINE APRIL
CHILD RIGHTS LAW IN NIGERIA A quick look at some of the salient Child’s right acts that I believe every parent, guardian and child should be educated with in the society are detailed below; The best interest of a child is to be of paramount consideration in all actions. This is an act that our … Continue reading SUPPORTING THE CHILDREN IN AFRICA: A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN CHILDREN (PART 2)
A leisurely drive through the mega-city of Lagos reveals one thing clearly, the city is blessed with numerous Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. A very interesting fact about the mega-city of Lagos that any country will be proud of. It therefore comes as no surprise that the mega-city of Lagos boasts one of the largest … Continue reading SUPPORTING THE CHILDREN IN AFRICA: A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN CHILDREN (PART 1)
Still under 18, these “children” are treated as adults and sent to adult correction facilities and prisons, without giving them an opportunity to defend themselves or their actions. They are not given the chance to see a social worker or even given the benefit of a lawyer to defend them.......