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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…

61 Years of Erratic Power Supply in Nigeria

61 Years of Erratic Power Supply in Nigeria

Nigeria at 61? what’s changed? It is a widely acknowledged fact that the erratic power supply in Nigeria is the bane of economic and industrial development in the country. With the abundant human and natural resources the country is blessed with, it becomes paradoxical that after one hundred years of existence and Sixty-One years of…

Security Crisis in Nigeria

Security Crisis in Nigeria

One of the fundamental human rights of the people in any given state is the right to security and this is why it is always provided for in the constitution of most sovereign states. Nigeria is not an exception, thus Section 14 (2) (b) of the Nigerian 1999 constitution states clearly that “the security and…

Inflation in Nigeria

Inflation in Nigeria

Surging inflation and rising prices pushed an estimated 7 million Nigerians below the poverty line in 2020 alone, according to the world bank. In its Nigeria Development Update (NDU) released, the Washington-based lender added that Nigeria’s economic growth is being hindered by food inflation, heightened insecurity, unemployment, and stalled reforms. According to the update, persistent…

Inflation in Nigeria

  Surging inflation and rising prices pushed an estimated 7 million Nigerians below the poverty line in 2020 alone, according to the world bank. In its Nigeria Development Update (NDU) released, the Washington-based lender added that Nigeria’s economic growth is being hindered by food inflation, heightened insecurity, unemployment, and stalled reforms. According to the update, persistent…