Why Nigerian Universities Rank Poorly Globally

Former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Peter Okebukola, has attributed the poor rating of Nigerian universities globally to lack of adequate funding. He urged the Federal and state governments, as well as the private sector to dedicate more resources to the funding of education to remove those challenges that make the nation’s universities to attract less global recognition. Okebukola stated this in a paper titled: Can The Bones Rise Again? A Peep Into The Revitalisation Of The Nigerian University Reform, which he delivered at the Ekiti…

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Check Out The Only Nigerian University Currently Among Top 1000 In The World

The only Nigerian university to rank among the top 1000 in the world has been revealed in this new report. According to a report by PM News, the University of Ibadan (UI) is the only Nigerian university to rank among the top 1,000 universities in the world. The premier Nigerian university is ranked 991st worldwide, and 14th in Africa, according to the 2018/19 edition of the global rankings released on Monday by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR). Apart from UI, no other Nigerian university is listed in the…

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2 Brilliant Students Bag University Scholarship, Meet With Lagos First Lady

The duo of Miss Oladunni Akisanmi and Master Agwu Victory James, have bagged the second edition of the annual university scholarship award of the education endowment fund, of the Hope for Women in Nigeria Initiative (HOFOWEM), pet project of Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, wife of the governor of Lagos State. Presenting the scholarship at the HOFOWEM office, Oregun, Mrs. Ambode commended the students for excelling in the selection process and for their brilliant performances in their school certificate examination and the Joint Admission Matriculation Examination (JAMB). According to her, “I congratulate…

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Federal Government Approves Six New Private Universities

According to reports, the Federal Government has approved the establishment of six new private universities in the country. The decision was reached at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council held on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, briefed State House correspondents at the end of meeting which was presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. President Muhammadu Buhari is currently on an official visit to Kano State. Details later…

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Proof That Students Pay Their Ways Into Top Universities,. Including UNILAG (Photos)

So amazing where Nigeria is moving towards today. With proof, you see how the so called school of first choice should actually be referred to the school of thrash. A dentistry aspirant with an aggregate of 70% was denied admission in lasu while a nursing aspirant with 50% was considered. Also in the so called school of first choice, a girl with 0 score in the post utme test was admitted for accounting even though the university specifically stayed that to be qualified the students had to score at least…

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 7 Nigerian Celebrities That Are Not University Graduates (4 Didn’t Enroll While Other Are Drop-Outs)

In this world we are in now, you don’t need to go to universities and finished with masters or any other certificate before you can earn money or make it in life. Most people in Nigeria are not university graduate but they are actually making it in life. Here are the list of 7 Nigerian celebrities that are not university graduates; 1. Genevieve Nnaji 2. Wizkid 3. 9ice 4. Mercy Johnson 5. D’banj 6. Don Jazzy 7. Tuface Idibia

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Fed University Wukari to offer employment to 16 First Class graduands

The Federal University Wukari in Taraba has promised to offer automatic employment to all the 16 graduating students of the institution that came out with first class degrees. The Vice Chancellor of the University Prof Abubakar Kundiri who disclosed this during the maiden Convocation of the institution on Saturday in Wukari, also said that those who were willing to pick up the appointment, would similarly be trained up their 3rd level degrees. He said that the decision of the university in this direction was to encourage others to work hard to…

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List Of Nigerian University That Can No Longer Offer Law And Accounting

​ The Federal Government has announced 13 Nigerian Universities can no longer offer Accounting and Law degrees as they do not hold the mandate to teach them. The 13 Universities listed mostly consist of agricultural Universities as well as Universities of technology. See full list below Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM), Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike (MOUAU). Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB). Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), Madibbo Adama University of Technology Yola (MAUTECH),…

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Bad News:- No Nigerian University Was Among The “World’s Best 700 Universities In The World”

No Nigerian university is in the first 700 higher institutions of learning in the world and the first 18 in Africa, according to the QS World University Rankings 2015/16. However, South Africa has nine institutions while Egypt has five. Ghana, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania have one institution each. “This is the 12th edition of QS’s annual ranking of the world’s top universities, which uses six performance indicators to assess institutions’ global reputation, research impact, staffing levels and international complexion,” the report said. In Africa, the University of Cape Town, South…

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GOOD BOY: Davido Says Graduating From The University Is His Major Priority And Talks His 2nd Album

You think his lazy?or don’t know what else to sing again?, That’s a No! because according to him he said his major priority now his graduating next april while speaking to Hip Hop World Magazine. O.B.O as his fondly called expressed his happiness over his Soul Train Awards nomination for “Best International Performance” fo his massive hit song “Aye” and the award is scheduled to take place later this year in USA. This was what he said during the interview when he was asked about how he felt about the…

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