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Our students now idolise musicians rather than great scientists and Nobel Laureates – Prof. Adetoye

Professor Akindele Adetoye is a Professor in the Department of Political Science in Ekiti State University. A former ASUU executive and radical scholar, Prof Adetoye is notable for his critical perspectives on the state of governance, elitism and civil society in Nigeria. This explains his critical views on the February 6 protest initiated by Innocent […]






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UNIOSUN VC reads riot act to students: Pay fees or forfiet exams

The Vice-Chancellor of Osun State University, Professor Labode Popoola, has stated that students owing tuition fees will henceforth be prevented from writing examinations. Professor Popoola dropped the bombshell at the 10th Matriculation Ceremony for the 2016/17 academic session of the institution. The Vice-Chancellor lamented that the students’ debt from unpaid tuition fees had increasingly soared […]






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How Nigerian Students Suffered in Turkey After the Failed Coup Attempt – President, NANS Turkish Zone

The July 2016 failed coup attempt in Turkey was followed with a massive shake-up in all aspects of the country. The higher education sector was one of the hardest hit in the radical measures taken by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan against the alleged mastermind of the coup attempt – Fethullah Gülen. President Erdogan launched a […]






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Anti-corruption crusade: Buhari set to probe universities – The Guardian

The federal government may have set machinery in motion to probe all federal universities in the country, beginning from next year. President Muhammadu Buhari, who dropped this hint yesterday at the 42nd convocation ceremony of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife in Osun State, noted the exercise was aimed at making the ivory tower accountable […]






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Meet Prof Christopher Isike, the Nigerian academic who made history in South Africa

In October 2016, the major Nigerian newspapers reported the remarkable achievement of a South Africa-based Nigerian scholar who was elected as the first black person to attain the position of Vice-president of the most significant association for political scientists in South Africa – the South African Political Studies Association (SAAPS). The distinguished scholar is Professor […]