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FOR THE NOBLE NIGERIA: Thanking Our Leaders of Honour

Posted: March 6, 2018 at 9:56 am   /   Opinion

I remember being once told, a long time ago, about two men who happened to be victims of different but not unrelated experiences. One of them would hardly laugh but his eyes were usually a source of teary rainfall, as he experienced series of calamities intermittently bubbling at different times. The other one always had […]

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Is Nigeria still a country or are we now an animal kingdom?

Posted: February 23, 2018 at 6:53 pm   /   Opinion

With the series of emerging animal fables in the scheme of politics, we are indeed in a new episode of the animal farm. This is indeed a national embarrassment to the acclaimed giant of Africa. We had the era of Jackals and hyenas before now. A few days ago we heard of a Nigerian Monkey […]

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Haleem Olatunji

Special Report: The Unheard Pains and Groans of Special Students in the University Of Ibadan (Part 1)

Posted: November 22, 2017 at 10:29 pm   /   Opinion

As part of equal opportunity measures, special arrangements are expected to be made for students with disabilities to make learning and living comfortable exercise for them and not make them disadvantaged in competition with their colleagues with no disability. In this special report, Haleem Olatunji, writing from the University of Ibadan, draws attention to what it […]

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OAU Students In National Assembly, Demand Improved Funding For Education

Posted: November 1, 2017 at 2:09 pm   /   News

Delegates of Great Ife Students Union Parliament visited the National Assembly, Abuja on Tuesday, asking Nigerian lawmakers to use their lawmaking powers to improve education in the country. During the Plenary session, Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of the Representatives, Yakubu Dogara recognised and welcomed Parliamentarians from OAU with the […]

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How ‘Menstrual Blood’ Becomes Norm In Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

Posted: October 29, 2017 at 4:39 pm   /   Opinion

“It is not my nature, when I see a people borne down by the weight of their shackles – the oppression of tyranny – to make their life more bitter by heaping upon them greater burdens; but rather would I do all in my power to raise the yoke than to add anything that would […]

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Tope Fasua

Nigerian Universities Curricula, Teaching Not Problem-Solving – ANRP Chief, Fasua

Posted: October 25, 2017 at 8:43 pm   /   Campus, National, News

Curricula as well as teaching in Nigerian universities do not unlock problem-solving potential of the students and are barely relevant to the country’s current challenges, the chairman of the Abundant Nigeria Renewal party, Tope Fasua has suggested. “It is painful that we are teaching university students some wrong things,” said Mr. Fasua, economist and Global […]

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Denial Of Students’ Rights And Implications For Nigeria’s Democracy

Posted: October 23, 2017 at 9:13 am   /   Opinion

INTRODUCTION  It doesn’t behoove the front page of a newspaper any longer, that the student unionism in university of Ibadan has been shot dead by the compendious powers that rest at the helm of affairs. However, the fact that it is archaic does not stop the gullet from regurgitating it. And since it is purposely […]

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