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My “Obasanjo” Letter To ASUU President -By Okafor Chiamaka Favour

Dear Sir, How delighted I am to write you today cannot be expressed in words totally. I write with the hope that this meets you well and communicates the plight of the average Nigerian student. The November 2018 strike is about to extend to March 2019 as the Academic staff union of universities and the […]

The Hitmen That Stalk The Students -By Ademola Olamide

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“The hitmen stalk at first, thereafter, find the perfect opportunity to strike, and when the hitmen strike, they strike so hard, and deep, and steadily, that there comes afterward, the ceaseless flow of blood out of the jugular vein.” The cankerworm began sometime around 2014, then when the institution realised that they would no longer […]

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Students Unionism, A Lost Tale; Case Study On NANS And SUG -By Obiora Okeke

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A Government is said to be a body with the power to make and/or enforce laws to control a country, land area, people or organization and as well advance all necessary social amenities for the betterment of the people. The National Union of Nigerian Students (NUNS) was a students’ union bringing together Nigerian students both […]

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Nigeria and the Quest for Comprehensive Literacy: The STEM Solution -By Adetola Salau

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“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” ― Frederick Douglas In spite of the accelerating rise in literacy rates over the past 50 years, there are still 750 million illiterate adults around the world, most of who are women. This number produced by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) is a stark […]

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Prostitution: The New Capitalism On Campus -By Emmanuel Onwubiko

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With just few weeks to Nigeria’s most critical election, the major contenders who began their campaigns for the coveted number one political job in Nigeria which is the office of the President have so far not adequately addressed the critical issue of right to education. Going through the various ramifications and segments of the nation’s […]

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ASUU Strike And FG’s keep-Them Talking Culture -By Jerome -Mario Utomi

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As a lad in primary school, I was told by my teacher that ‘education is the bedrock of development in any country. That with sound educational institutions, a country is as good as made -as the institutions will turn out an all rounded manpower to continue with the development of a hyper-modern society driven by […]

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ASUU: A Personal Voyage Around A Strike -By Pius Adesanmi

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I don’t know. There are too many warring emotions in me about this subject: the crisis in Nigeria’s higher education. After all, the tragedy of the Nigerian University system is why I nearly lost my life is why my left leg was nearly amputated is why my right hand was nearly amputated is why I […]

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The Hijab Issue And How We Can Resolve Religious Intolerance In Nigeria: The European Example -By Ihembe Martin

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If you want to know how much of a rabble-rouser a typical pious Nigerian is, just broach a conversation on religion. In the last eighteen years of electoral democracy practice in Nigeria, nothing has threatened the corporate existence of this fragile entity like religious intolerance. After the Sharia crisis of the early 2000s, there have been pockets […]

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Memo To ASUU And FG Negotiators -By Moses E. Ochonu

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Wale Babalakin, the chairman of the Federal Government negotiating team on the ASUU strike, says ASUU wants funds but does not want to be held accountable. While this is true and is consistent with what I have been arguing for years, is this not self-indictment on the part of Mr. Babalakin? Anyway, as the FG […]

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University Of Ibadan And The Irony Of Fate -By Tunde Akanni

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So, the University of Ibadan, at 70, the nations premier, will now act the proverbial lamp lacking the capacity to see own underside? What has happened to all the promises of the supposed progress made in peace and conflict studies for which it has no rival in Nigeria? What has happened to the impression it […]

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