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2023 Presidential Race- Osinbajo Officially Declares for President

2023 Presidential Race- Osinbajo Officially Declares for President

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared he will run for the country’s top job next year when incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to step down.   Osinbajo becomes the latest figure from the two main parties to join the race to lead Africa’s most populous country and biggest economy. First elected as Buhari’s…

2023 Presidential Race- Osinbajo Officially Declares for President

2023 Presidential Race- Osinbajo Officially Declares for President

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared he will run for the country’s top job next year when incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to step down.   Osinbajo becomes the latest figure from the two main parties to join the race to lead Africa’s most populous country and biggest economy. First elected as Buhari’s…

ASUU Strikes Again: A Never Ending Feud

The popular saying, when two elephants clash the grass suffers perfectly reflects the case on Nigerian students caught in the middle of the never-ending feud between the Academic Staff Union of Universities ( ASUU) and the federal government of Nigeria. ASSU issued a twenty-one-day ultimatum to the Federal Government on Monday 15th of November 2021…

The Challenges of Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria

The Challenges of Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria

Perceptions on the essence of tertiary education (university education) vary amongst individuals, groups, and nations. The variation is even more visibly intriguing in Nigeria. To students and parents, access to university education is largely viewed as a gateway to better-paying jobs and higher quality of life. In the far past, besides being a status symbol,…

Nigerian Politicians Begin Preparations for 2023 Elections

Nigerian Politicians Begin Preparations for 2023 Elections

  In more advanced democracies, you can only see electioneering activities within just a few months to elections. The American presidential system is a little more elaborate, with its system of state-by-state primaries. Yet it does not fully heat up till about six months to the “THE DAY’ in November. This is because their Political…

Why study a Master’s abroad – top 7 pros

Why study a Master’s abroad – top 7 pros

After earning your Bachelor’s degree, you might feel exhausted. Like you need a ‘well-earned’ rest to reflect on your future. Or you might be eager to leave your studies behind, start a career and make a name for yourself. Or you might feel like you need to learn more and specialize by taking a Master’s degree.   We…

Bad Governance and Poor Political Selection in Nigeria

Bad Governance and Poor Political Selection in Nigeria

In the current wave of globalization, Nigeria is part of the ‘global village’. The fact that Nigeria is the eighth largest exporter of crude oil, endowed with human and natural resources, and still has more than 59% of its population living below the poverty line depicts a paradox in the country. claimed that, out of…

20-10-20: A day to not Forget

20-10-20: A day to not Forget

End SARS is a decentralized social movement and series of mass protests against police brutality in Nigeria. The slogan calls for the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a notorious unit of the Nigerian Police with a long record of abuses. The protests which take its name from the slogan started in 2017 as…