INSURED BY THE MAFIA
(A review of Prof. Rogers Makanjuola’s book by Segun Adeniyi.)
The story of most deadly cult attack ever recorded in Nigerian University
(JULY 10 1999 CULT ATTACK ON OAU CAMPUS)
On Saturday, 7 March 1999, a group of Black Axe members held a meeting in Ife town. After the meeting, they drove back to the campus. On the main…[Read more]
M1a2i3n4 started the topic Coronavirus: Saudi plans to repatriate Nigerian students and non-students – Officials in the forum Outside Nigeria 1 month, 3 weeks ago
The Nigerian embassy official, who is privy to the development but asked not to be named as he was not authorised to speak to journalists, said the Saudi’s decision was contained in a letter addressed to the embassy a few weeks ago.
“The Embassy has forwarded every official correspondence received from Saudi Government to Abuja. Please, con…[Read more]
M1a2i3n4 started the topic University of Amsterdam is looking for two PhD candidates in the forum Bayero University, Kano 5 months, 3 weeks ago
The Department of Political Science University of Amsterdam is looking for two PhD candidates to work on ‘Elections and Violence in Nigeria; funded by the European Research Council (ERC) and led by Dr Ursula Daxecker.…[Read more]
Nigeria’s Kano University of Science and Technology and the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE) are in the final stages of commissioning mini-grids which are expected to enable the institutions to exit the grid.
Metka Power West Africa, a subsidiary of Greek engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor Mytilineos, t…[Read more]
University of Nigeria, Nsukka has made breakthrough by producing first made in Nigeria five seater electric car.
Mr Jelani Aliyu, the Director -General of National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDCD) commended University of Nigeria Nsukka for being the first to produce electric car in the country.
Aliyu made the commendation…[Read more]
M1a2i3n4 started the topic USAID awarded American University of Nigeria, and others a $13.3 million grant in the forum American University of Nigeria, Yola 1 year ago
An interdisciplinary team of Kent State University faculty will participate in a $13.3 million USAID grant to improve educational outcomes for Nigerian children.
Nigerian educational statistics are among the worst in the world. Because of early marriages, the Almajiri system, poor investments in education and the low quality of teachers, a…[Read more]
“Since education is everybody’s business, all Nigerians should support the effort towards educational development. Universities should not be established just to boost the ego of rich individuals and politicians”
–Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (The PUNCH, Friday June 24, 2019)
A spirited debate…[Read more]
M1a2i3n4 started the topic My nine steps to success as a PhD student in Nigeria in the forum Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo 1 year ago
Medical physicist Iyobosa Uwadiae ignored sceptics who questioned her plan to pursue a doctoral programme in the African nation. Here is her advice.
In 2014, I left the United Kingdom after earning a master’s degree in medical physics at the University of Aberdeen, followed by clinical training at the Royal Marsden Hospital hospital in Sutton, L…[Read more]
Our chart of the week, drawn from the IMF’s 2019 economic health check for Nigeria, highlights substantial inequality in access to education between girls and boys, and between rich and poor.
It is widely accepted that addressing educational gaps results in rapid and large benefits for children, their families, communities, and the country more b…[Read more]
M1a2i3n4 started the topic The school where parents pay tuition fees with plastic bottles in the forum Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife 1 year ago
Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)Oriola Oluwaseyi, 32, makes her way through the busy streets of Ajegunle, a low-income community in Nigeria’s commercial center, Lagos.
The Nigerian mother of four is pushing through people and things in the streets to collect…[Read more]
M1a2i3n4 started the topic Nigeria’s university system due for overhauling – Ezinwoke in the forum Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye 1 year, 2 months ago
ABUJA – Country Representative of Global University Systems (GUS), Henry Ezinwoke, has decried the high-level corruption in public universities across Nigeria, saying the country’s tertiary education system needs urgent overhaul.
According to him, the failure of the government to conduct a true assessment of the state of public universities in…[Read more]
M1a2i3n4 replied to the topic Politicians should send their children to Nigerian universities – JAMB in the forum Politicians should send their children to Nigerian universities – JAMB 2 years, 1 month ago
M1a2i3n4 started the topic Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme 2018 in the forum Bayero University, Kano 2 years, 3 months ago
Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme 2018 Call for Scholarship Applications For Female Applicants Only For Masters and PhD Programmes in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
The Obama Foundation seeks to identify a group of emerging African leaders from all sectors — government, civil society, and the private sector — who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the common good.
We are interested in talented individuals who are on the right trajectory at earlier stages of their journey, as well as those who…[Read more]
APPLICATION OPENS APRIL 1, 2018 AND CLOSES JUNE 30, 2018
There are many determined and talented, low-income students in Nigeria who only require financial resources and access to information to better their educational future. For the 11th year, the United States Embassy, Nigeria seeks to identify academically qualified and highly…[Read more]
M1a2i3n4 started the topic You Can Now Go to College in Germany for Free, No Matter Where You’re From in the forum You Can Now Go to College in Germany for Free, No Matter Where You’re From 2 years, 8 months ago
Prospective students all over the world should try their luck in Germany. Higher education is now free throughout the country, even for international students. Lower Saxony became the last of seven German states to abolish tuition fees, which were already extremely low compared to those paid in the United States.
German universities only b…[Read more]