University of Ibadan

University of Ibadan: Five Lesser Known Courses For You

The University of Ibadan is Nigeria’s first university, coming more than a dozen years before the country itself got independence. Mention any famous name from the First Republic and the odd favours the fact that there were in Ibadan. Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, Flora Nwapa, Cyprian Ekwensi, Christopher Okigbo etc. Today, UI still leads on […]

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Uniuyo: Five Facts You Need to Know about the University

The University of Uyo, styled Uniuyo, is a third generation Federal university in Akwa Ibom State. The university was a conversion from the University of Cross River, Unicross, owned by the Old Cross River State that included present-day Cross River and Akwa Ibom States. The University became a Federally owned institution in 1991 and got […]

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Yabatech: Five Fast Facts You Need to Know About the College

Yaba College of Technology, colloquially known as Yabatech is arguably the most notable polytechnic in Nigeria. It is located in the centre of Lagos metropolis, it boasts of over 25,000-body of students and a respectable list of alumni. In a culture where polytechnic education is continually seen as the second choice when compared with universities, […]

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Nigerian Politics: Five Speech Blunders Nigerians Have Forgiven Politicians

It was Chinua Achebe who said that the problem with Nigeria is leadership. His 1984 book The Trouble with Nigeria can be summed up in his introduction: “The trouble with Nigeria is simply and squarely a failure of leadership.” Achebe further opined that “There is nothing basically wrong with the Nigerian character.” It is hard […]

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Uniport: Five Figures You Didn’t Know Studied in the University 

Established in 1975, the University of Port Harcourt is one of the famous second generation universities in Nigeria. The university prides itself “For Enlightenment and Self-Reliance” and has largely lived up to this slogan in the caliber and size of its alumni. You probably know that names such as Goodluck Jonathan, Rotimi Amaechi, Timipre Sylva […]

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