Tag: World Citizen

September 21, 2012

Salihu Tanko Yakasai: Jack of all trade, and master of none (30 Days, 30 Voices)

I believe the basic motivation behind going to school is to be educated and then use the knowledge to attain ...

September 12, 2012

Opinion: Governance and Nigerians’ quest for Ghanaian degrees

by Ayo Olukotun For those who may be too young to know, ‘happy survival’ was the predominant form of cordiality ...

September 6, 2012

Opinion: Poverty must be tackled but never used as an excuse

by Michelle Rhee Poverty presents huge challenges in our schools. But expectations of academic success for a child should never ...

August 10, 2012

Opinion: I ‘beg’ to apply for the job of a Dangote graduate driver! Despite my degree(s)

by Idris Bello And I also think the habit of thinking some jobs or professions are beneath a graduate is ...

July 29, 2012

“Enough is enough” – Nigeria Union of Teachers threatens strike

by Adeniyi Abdul The Nigeria Union of Teachers has warned that it will embark on an indefinite strike if the ...

July 24, 2012

“We have what it takes” – Obasanjo decries worldwide rankings of Nigerian Universities

by Adeniyi Abdul Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has decried the state of higher institutions in the country, particularly the ...

July 15, 2012

“There is a need for a rethink” – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is very displeased with Nigeria’s education system

by Adeniyi Abdul Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy,  Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has criticised the Nigerian educational system, ...

July 5, 2012

Opinion: Suspension of universities’ part-time programme is unfair

by Kunle Rotimi When the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission announced a few days ago that all part-time ...

OluwapelumiJune 28, 2012

Opinion: How Obasanjo underdeveloped Nigeria

By Muhammad Sageer Whatever catastrophe we are going through in this country is the brainchild of ex-president, Olusegun Obasanjo. Obasanjo is ...

May 19, 2012

Temie Giwa: Our educational system is creating a permanent underclass (YNaija FrontPage)

For Nigeria to develop a knowledge-based economy, it must invest in public health and public education, and reform public institutions ...

OluwapelumiMay 19, 2012

Daily Trust Report: How Ghanaian universities swindle Nigerians

by Kate Da Costa Ghana is an attractive country for Nigerian students seeking to study abroad. The reason for this ...

May 4, 2012

Watch: Get an affordable Harvard and MIT education online

  Two of the world’s leading universities, Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), have formed a partnership to ...

May 1, 2012

Report: Pan-African University to begin classes in Nigeria this September

by Seyi Lawal The Pan-African University is scheduled to begin academic activities, in September, 2012. In a report by the Punch, ...

April 7, 2012

Temie Giwa: “It all starts with the management of institutions” (YNaija Frontpage)

I firmly believe that the problem facing public institutions is not what to do but how to actually do what ...

March 29, 2012

Osisiye Tafa asks: ‘Should education be a task or an adventure?’

No, education is about something much more important. It is about teaching people how to live, how to get on ...

March 14, 2012

Japheth Omojuwa: We all want to blow! (YNaija Frontpage)

 Nigeria must look at herself and ask if it has bred men who would rather blow through a just path ...

March 8, 2012

Akintunde Oyebode`: “The inevitable meeting of Town and Gown” (YNaija Frontpage)

…The same university has a capital expenditure budget of N450 million, the cost of the house James Ibori allegedly bought in ...

March 3, 2012

“Why does EFCC even bother?” Check out yesterday’s top tweets

From more jabs at Angelina Jolie to the all too familiar critique of our government, check out the top tweets ...

OluwapelumiOctober 28, 2011

BluesandHills: The unbearable life of a Nigerian youth

by Onyeka Nwelue So many people are ‘graduating’ this year. Many of them haven’t actually graduated. What they do is ...

OluwapelumiJuly 5, 2011

Our Immediate Needs: An open letter to President Jonathan

by Oyebanjo Farroukh (Change Nigeria Group) This open letter stems from the concerns of young Nigerians about the growth of ...

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