Opinion: The Affliction of Dele Sobowale

By Ebun Asagbe I am no medical practitioner, but surely there must be an appropriate term for the malady that ails Dele Sobowale. How did I arrive at this conclusion? Well, anyone who has read his recent articles on the ASUU strike would think the same way. I resorted to my old friend, Google, to […]

INTERVIEW: ASUU strike product of policy somersault

Mr. Tobias Amara is a seasoned lecturer, notable public administrator, former Head of Department, Public Administration, Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Zonal Coordinator, South South, Public Administartion andthe laudable ideas  Management Development Institute (PAMDI), Abia State Chapter Chairman of the same institute. In this interview he spoke on the vexed issues of ASUU strike and JAMB […]

OOU’s Medical Student Cries out: My Mates in other Universities have all graduated

I gained admission into Olabisi Onabanjo University in 2005, and I’m still in school. My Matric Number therefore is 050*****, but I’m still in 500 Level- not even final year! Yet I’m not in school because I repeated, neither did I resit. I’m still in school because I’m in Nigeria, because I’m in Ogun State, […]

ASUU Strike: Chapter members disrupt lectures at UNIBEN

There was pandemonium today Monday December 9th at the University of Benin as members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) UNIBEN chapter disrupted an ongoing lecture at the Faculty of Law. Some UNIBEN lecturers resumed last week following the Federal Government’s directive to resume work and as one lecturer gathered his students to begin […]

Prolonged ASUU Strike; Half-Baked Labour Force

By Olusola Daniel Does being a graduate of a Nigerian university guarantee you a good job these days? The answer is no! In a country like ours where our youths are daily faced with the herculean task of successfully completing a bachelors’ degree under the severest of conditions, this is what we have come to […]

Again on the ASUU Strike.

There are hints, yes, insinuations, that the President, if ASUU rejects his next (perhaps, last) offer, will forcefully open the Universities- and perhaps Polytechnics, since ASUP is also on strike. I’m forced to ask (myself), Can that happen? Will he drag the lecturers back to class or will he teach us himself?- I particularly look […]

The Lamentation of a Nigerian Student by Sola Olawunmi

Nigerian students have always been the victims of the regular scuffles between the government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU); they are indeed the proverbial grass that suffers when two elephants are engaged in a dogfight. ASUU has always blamed government for insufficient funding of tertiary institutions in the country which has resulted […]

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