Adetunji, Chukwuemeka, Osaro, others to knock on wood at Alexis
After a long absence from the exhibition circuit, Alexis Galleries on Akin Olugbade Street will open its doors to arts connoisseurs, aficionado, critics, scholars and artists from Saturday, September 12 to 19, 2020. Alexis’ ‘exhibition ground’ will be open for a week, as its first virtual group exhibition interrogates wood. The show titled, Knock On…
Over 200 scholars to attend Ife summit
The Ife Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS) has invited no fewer than 200 scholars from Nigeria, Africa and the rest of the world to participate in its fourth summer programme
Expert tasks scholars on outstanding research to solve societal problems
University teachers must come up with cutting-edge researches that would provide solutions to societal problems. With the socio-economic problems confronting the nation, our tertiary institutions must be able to solve organisational problems, which will invariably rub off on their students.
At CORA Book Trek, author urges scholars to reorganise Nigeria
Scholars in Nigeria has been urged to come together to see how they can help organise the country. This was the opinion of Jimanze Ego-Alowes, one of Nigeria’s leading nonfiction authors and public intellectuals.
Things fall together: Chinua Achebe is Okonkwo of Things Fall Apart
For Chinua Achebe, the standard fare is that he was not autobiographical in his novels. But is it? Whatever, the scandal is not that Achebe was actually autobiographical in writing Things Fall Apart, the scandal is that Achebe’s readers, scholars, and researchers, have missed out on this largely self-evident fact for sixty-odd years.
Two Unilag scholars attract €1,200,000 research grant
Two scholars from the University of Lagos have attracted a total of €1200,000, pounds (N540,000,000 million) for research. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the grants were from the United Kingdom Research and Innovation Global Challenges Research Fund.
Scholars meet, interrogate national interest, freedom of expression
Pressed to educate the public on issues around national interest and freedom of expression, scholars and communicators have resolved to put the issues on the front burners in a confab.
Scholars lament social marginalisation of Nigerian youths
Some scholars have expressed worry over the social marginalisation of Nigerian youths, noting that Nigeria’s biggest challenge was not unemployment, but social marginalisation of young people. They spoke at a press briefing on the upcoming 3rd Trade Fair and International Student Conference on Social Science slated for March 21 and 22 at Nile University, Abuja.…