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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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Call for essays: “New” conflicts and emerging economy of difference in Africa

Recent studies suggest that Africa is increasingly experiencing new patterns of conflict, which reflects the trappings of contemporary global insecurities. In this context, Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice announces its 29(3) issue theme: “New” Conflicts and Emerging Economy of Difference in Africa. This special issue aims to probe how exactly African conflicts are transforming […]






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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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Nigeria’s private universities: so far, so good

After its emergence in 1999, the Obasanjo government realised the great extent of decay in all the sectors of the state including the economy, which warranted its decision to embark on a series of reforms. In the first part of the administration, efforts were primarily directed towards stabilising the polity and laundering the already battered […]