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Dayo's Standpoint

 

...my viewpoint of the global village

Dayo is a business and marketing consultant with expertise in market research/intelligence, business development, branding and digital marketing. He has worked in both public and private sectors in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. He is a versatile writer, analyst, commentator and critic of social, economic, cultural and political affairs in the global village.

Dayo is a graduate of the University of Lagos, Nigeria and attended London School of Marketing for his post graduate professional studies in Marketing. An Associate of both the Nigeria Institute of Management (Chartered) and the Chartered Institute of Marketing, (CIM) United Kingdom, Dayo is married with children. You can follow Dayo on twitter: @OneDeryor or reach him by e-mail at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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The True Cost of Foreign Aid

The True Cost of Foreign Aid

 

By Dayo Balogun

Until recently the true reason for the existence of foreign aid in the 21st century has not stopped to baffle me.

Exposed!: How Nigerian School Proprietors Discriminate Against Black Head Teachers in Nigeria's Private Schools!

Exposed!: How Nigerian School Proprietors Discriminate Against Black Head Teachers in Nigeria's Private Schools!

 

By Dayo Balogun

It is not surprising that starting a private primary or secondary school in Nigeria is now a very lucrative business. In a country where there is lack of adequate investment in education, dilapidated infrastructural facilities, endemic corruption in all facets of life and standards of education in the public schools have been reduced to nothing, the rapid growth of private educational institutions is the common phenomenon.

Whither Education in Nigeria - 1

Whither Education in Nigeria - 1

 

By Dayo Balogun

Three years ago, April 2010 to be precise, National Examination Council (NECO) released the results of the November/ December 2009 NECO GCE examinations. The news that 98 per cent out of 238,682 candidates that sat the examination failed filled me with trepidation.

Whither Education in Nigeria - 2

Whither Education in Nigeria - 2

 

By Dayo Balogun

The pivotal importance of education in the global world we live in today cannot be overemphasized. The simple truth is that there is no country in the world that can achieve meaningful and sustainable development without adequately and appropriately investing in the education of its children and youth.

PDP is not Nigeria`s Problem, Nigerian Politicians are!

PDP is not Nigeria`s Problem, Nigerian Politicians are!

 

By Dayo Balogun

You must by now have heard or read that a merger is being planned by four of Nigeria`s registered political parties, namely, the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, All Nigeria Peoples Party, ANPP, All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, and the Congress for Progressive Change, CPC.