Many challenges are facing Nigerian universities. They range from brain drain, poor funding, examination malpractice, unstable academic calendar, and the low global ranking, among others. Over the years, the issue of ranking has become important to many universities in the country and beyond. Reviewing the important discourse in the life of our educational aspiration is…
Last July, the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, accused universities in Benin-Republic of presenting unqualified persons for its one-year mandatory scheme. Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL writes that the DG will be wiser to look inward as a charity, they say, begins at home.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) yesterday unveiled its set goals for the revitalization of university’s system in the country.Part of the goals includes 20 percent increase in students’ access to university education and 20 percent reduction of manpower deficit in the university by 2023.