I hear Federal University of Technology, Minna rusticated scores of students who didn't get above a certain cutoff GPA (1.5) after year one. Students who had great UTME scores and distinctions in SSCE but fell flat at the first hurdle of university life. A total of over 700 students were rusticated across board, most for … Continue reading Saving Education in Nigeria: Now is the Time|By Itodo Samuel Anthony
It was another "Ewa Day" in Awo hall on the 18th of March, 2017. Awolowo Hall is the most "notorious" hall in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. The inhabitants of this hall are famous for their high level of intellectual, hilarious, humorous, and radical prowess. Almost everything in Awo is celebrated: courage, boldness, insolence, humor, oratory, … Continue reading EWA DAY IN AWOLOWO HALL| By Ogunyomi Israel Abidemi
Somewhere off the Benin-Lagos expressway, in the heart of a small community in Ogida Qtrs, a vastly populated and equally impoverished camp accommodates over a thousand men, women and children; all of them homeless, destitute, miles and miles away from where they once called home. The Internally Displaced Persons' Camp in Edo State was established … Continue reading Students go the extra mile| DRAWING BOARD: LIFE IS ONLY FORWARD| By C C Benjamin
"After admission na accommodation". Yes. Here's a question though: what happens when accommodation … Continue reading Students are People Too By Godfirst Faith.
I just managed to establish a distant understanding of what transpired between a lecturer identified as I. G. Yusuf in the English Department of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State, and a 400-level female student. The story revolves around the lady who had serially failed his course agreeing to have sex with him … Continue reading Sexual Harassment: How a Lecturer Fell Into His Victim’s Trap at IBB University By Gimba Kakanda.
It is safe to say that one of the positive highlights of my second year in the university, and by extension, my ongoing journey in the university was/is encountering my Constitutional Law lecturer, Professor Aminu Kabeer. The experience was unexpected, as I had not heard of him before then. Our first class with him was … Continue reading Hauwa shares an exception with us.
The Day it rained Purple Before then, lets establish that the almost entirety of Muslims in Federal University of Technology, Minna turned up for the Friday prayers on the 27th of January, 2017. Let's just go ahead and acknowledge how God fearing we are in Nigeria and how that had nothing to do with the … Continue reading The Day it rained Purple|A personal account of FUTMINNA’S Convocation Ceremony by N.Sule