Stakeholders discuss relevance, continuity of post-UTME
The needs to ensure that competent and qualified candidates are admitted into Nigerian universities and cross-validate the scores of candidates in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)
Nigerian universities still struggling among continental peers
Nigerian institutions are still struggling for reckoning in the global university pecking order, as indicated in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Ranking 2021.
Challenges of university education in Nigeria
The quest for higher education in Nigeria is ever on the increase. Earlier on in the life of the Nigerian republic, university education was thought fit only for men while ladies were considered to be equipped only with housekeeping skills.
Establishing and nurturing Nigerian elite universities - Part 2
Regarding funding, in addition to special substantial Take Off phase grant that should be provided for each elite university in 2020/2021, each university’s annual budget...
The buttocks reversal rule in Nigerian universities
The buttocks spoke to its owner, a lady well-endowed on the backside. However, other parts are in commensurable proportions in loudness though the backside is louder and more conspicuous.
Special report on most outstanding vice chancellors in Nigerian Universities
With the vision of becoming a center of excellence in quality teaching, research, innovation and community development, Edo University Iyamho, a state government-owned tertiary institution in Etsako West Local Government area of Edo State, has indeed become a household name as far as quality tertiary education is concerned.
Religion: Links to academic decay in Nigerian universities
The overwhelming emphasis has been on how the different religions have contributed to the growth of education and learning in Nigeria. It is widely known that religious organisations have been at the forefront of building and managing schools, colleges and universities. Christian missionaries introduced the formal education system to Nigeria while their Islamic counterparts have…
‘Research in contemporary varsities has not faired well’
Vice Chancellor, Redeemers University (RUN), Ede, Osun State, Prof. Debo Adeyewa, has lamented that contmporary Nigerian universities are not living up to their mandates particularly in the area of research. Rather than place emphasis on research and societal development, Adeyewa expressed regrets that university education places emphasis on widening access more than its core mandates.…
Ethnicization of Nigerian universities
Nigerian universities have gradually become ethnic colonies, a sad reflection of the general drift of the Nigerian state. Some reasons for this disease are practical – the fact that universities would naturally attract more persons from the immediate geographical environment.....