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State governments are killing university education in Nigeria – Leadership Newspaper

By ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Patrick Ochoga, Victor Okeke Many states in Nigeria today are in a race to a championship over who will own the highest number of universities. First it was Ondo State, parading three specialised universities from its three senatorial districts – the Ondo State University of Science & Technology, Okitipupa, University of Medical […]






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The changing landscape of private higher education

Goolam Mohamedbhai Attempts at understanding private higher education globally date back over two decades, with the first publications appearing in the late 1990s. Yet, in 1998, at the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education, the issue of private higher education was not really addressed. A decade later, UNESCO, in preparation for its second World Conference […]






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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 […]