Monthly Archives: January, 2020

Imagine if Leah Sharibu was a Nigerian President’s daughter

Olabisi Deji-Folutile On November 27, 2000, 10-year-old Damilola Taylor died on the streets of South London. Damilola was on his way home from...

Only 1% of Nigerian population in universities -NUC

Opeyemi Adelere Only about two million out of the estimated 200 million Nigerian population are currently in all the 172 universities across the country representing...

JAMB withdraws licenses from 11 centres

Opeyemi Adelere The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has withdrawn the license of 11 centres for charging more than the stipulated price of N4, 700...

CPE plans month-long advocacy to tackle problems in Nigeria’s educational sector

Opeyemi Adelere A non-governmental organisation known as the Concerned Parents and Educators Forum is embarking on a one month campaign to push...

Significance of Nigerian words, coinages in 2020 Oxford dictionary

At long last, my daughter can now use the word ‘severally’ without my adrenaline surging unnecessarily, courtesy of the 29 Nigerian words and expressions...

Masari and child bandits in Katsina forest

Finally, the chickens have come home to roost! The misdeeds of Nigeria’s leaders are coming back to haunt them. Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina...

JAMB suspends UTME registration in Yabatech centres, 241 others

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has suspended registration exercise for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in 243 centres including two centres...

Bayero University translates physics, chemistry and maths textbooks into Hausa

Opeyemi Adelere Bayero University has concluded the translation of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics textbooks into Hausa. The translation team was led by Professor...

It’s time to review Nigerian universities’ curricular

The National Universities Commission has finally unbundled Mass Communication into seven separate degree programmes. The implication of this is that from the 2020/2021...
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