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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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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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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 […]






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“Despite Being Regarded as ‘the Most Published among the New Generation of Nigerian scholars in the Social Sciences’ I still feel unfulfilled as a Nigerian academic” – Dr. J. Shola Omotola

It was indeed a pleasure to have Dr. J. Shola Omotola open up on his tremendous achievements in relatively short years in the academia. I find his story particularly inspiring and that which the younger generation of scholars will find beneficial. A few years ago, a reputed professor in an informal discussion with me in […]