Higher Education in Nigeria

FG inaugurates panel to probe 12 varsities’ funds

Written on May 4th, 2017 by
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THE NATION FG inaugurates panel to probe 12 varsities’ funds — 3rd May 2017 From Samuel Bello & Peter Emeraghi, Abuja  Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, yesterday inaugurated a seven-member audit panel to undertake the task of browsing through the books of 12 federal unive...
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Senate passes bill to establish maritime varsity

Written on May 4th, 2017 by
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QUOTE “Additional funding for the university shall accrue from one per cent of the total annual budget of the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources; 0.5 per cent of the total annual budget of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas; 0.3 per cent of the total annual budget of all the oil-producing ...
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Salvaging Nigerian Universities – by Prof. Ladipo Adamolekun

Written on April 28th, 2017 by
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SALVAGING NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES   By Professor Ladipo Adamolekun, NNOM Independent Scholar Text of “Special Convocation Lecture” delivered at Federal University of Oye-Ekiti, Thursday, April 27th 2017. CONTENT PREAMBLE PART ONE:   What Is Quality University Educ...
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Towards understanding the causes of strikes in Nigerian universities and how to minimize them – Professor Salihu Mustafa

Written on April 26th, 2017 by
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DAILY TRUST   Towards understanding the causes of strikes in Nigerian universities and how to minimize them By Professor Salihu Mustafa | Publish Date: Apr 23 2017 2:00AM   The Editor of the Guardian Newspaper, Abraham Ogbodo (2016) writing on ASUU’s endless strikes in Niger...
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Prof. Garba, VC, ABU, reveals…Why Nigerian varsities are not among the world’s best

Written on April 10th, 2017 by
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THE SUN Prof. Garba, VC, ABU, reveals…Why Nigerian varsities are not among the world’s best — 28th March 2017 From Desmond Mgboh and Abdullahi Hassan, in Zaria Year after year, Nigerian universities have been rated low in the global ranking of universities. Not even the Universit...
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Vice Chancellor, Bursar docked for fraud

Written on March 31st, 2017 by
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Vice Chancellor, Bursar docked for fraud By News Express on 30/03/2017   •Docked: FUTA VC, Prof. Adebiyi Daramola. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Prof. Adebiyi Daramola, for a...
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Building A Successor-Generation: Reflections on Values and Knowledge in Nation Building

Written on January 30th, 2017 by
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BUILDING A SUCCESSOR –GENERATION: REFLECTIONS ON VALUES AND KNOWLEDGE IN NATION BUILDING “In its classical usage, the term ‘elite’ refers to the enlightened segment of society. The ‘terms’ elite and enlightened share the same etymological origins. Thus, elitism is actually defined by ...
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University of Ibadan’s 10 Megawatt Solar Power Plant

Written on January 12th, 2017 by
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University of Ibadan’s 10 Megawatt Solar Power Plant and What it Truly Means News October 27, 2016 The Nigerian – German Energy Partnership, NGEP, has began the process of installing a 10 Megawatt solar plant at the University of Ibadan.  The project was kicked off at the ground brea...
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Some owners in private varsities subsidise to the tune of N500m to keep students’ fees at N350,000 – Prof. Aina

Written on January 10th, 2017 by
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  Some owners in private varsities subsidise to the tune of N500m to keep students’ fees at N350,000 – Prof. Aina On January 8, 201712:37 amIn Education, Interview, News by adekunleComments By Wale Akinola Prof. Diji Aina is the Vice Chancellor of Caleb University,...
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Cleansing the Augean stables, Nigeria, circa 2016 CE (4) Higher education and a different kind of corruption, a different order of corruptibility

Written on December 17th, 2016 by
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THE NATION Cleansing the Augean stables, Nigeria, circa 2016 CE (4) Higher education and a different kind of corruption, a different order of corruptibility A mind is a terrible thing to waste.  Famous United Negro College Fund slogan                                          ...
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