In line with the United Nations’ post-2015 development agenda, world stakeholders stressed the need for governments to create a more conducive regulatory and financial framework at the country level and incentivize as well as promote education on entrepreneurship in a bid to achieve key objectives of the agenda.
United Nations (UN) youth ambassador, Francis Anyaegbu, wants the Federal Government to invest massively in education and diversify learning processes in the country, if it intends to put paid to the rising number of out-of-school children in the country.
Drawing from lessons learnt from the implementation of the MDGs in Nigeria, there is evidence that demonstrates that investing in women matters for poverty eradication. There is consensus that gender is a cross cutting issue and should remain a priority in the final push to achieve the other MDGs in the little time remaining. Nigeria lends her voice to the saying that the MDGs can only be achieved by addressing the disproportionate burden of poverty that affects women, lack of equal access to education and health services as well as lack of productive employment for women.