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Experts canvass need to equip research institutions for innovation
Experts have stressed the need to equip research institutions to help resolve market and system failures that have been a hindrance to innovation
Ajayi Crowther varsity unbundles Mass Comm programmes
In line with the recommendations of the National Universities Commission (NUC), which recently unbundled the national curriculum for mass communication into seven different university degree programmes...
Buhari and the recurrent issues in Nigerian art
Professor Jerry Buhari of the Department of Fine Art, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, has raised the need for art to be given its proper place beyond speeches and shelved policies
NUC and policy somersault for medical lecturers
When the eggheads at the National Universities Commission (NUC) concluded plans to make PhD a prerequisite for medical doctors teaching in Nigerian universities
Medical students stranded, groan as clinical lecturers begin strike
Activities at medical schools across the South East were at standstill yesterday as clinical lecturers embarked on an indefinite strike over the refusal of the National Universities Commission
FUPRE laments FG’s neglect, may approach National Assembly
Management of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE), Delta State, has said it may seek National Assembly’s assistance to address...
How varsities can assist our administration - Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said that his administration was depending on universities to assist it in the execution of its laudable projects through research and innovation.
Inside Nigeria’s ivory tower where fake professors ‘nurture’ tomorrow’s leaders
Nigeria has a history of endemic corruption and the announcement by the National Universities Commission (NUC) that there are over 100 fake professors in the nation’s tertiary institutions that leave much to be desired. In this piece, Iyabo Lawal, Ujunwa Atueyi (Lagos), Lawrence Njoku (Enugu), Saxone Akhaine (Kaduna), Kanayo Umeh (Abuja), Muritala Adewale (Kano), and…