According to a study by Dr. Oby Ezekwesili when she was the Minister of Education in Nigeria, the poor funding of education in Nigeria is not the root cause of declining standard of education in the country. The rest of this article is a compilation of her tweets culled from a Twitter Trend where she discussed this Study and… Read More Poor Funding not the Root Cause of Declining Standard of Education in Nigeria – According to Study
For a long time Nigerian education system has been declining. Teaching methods and curricula are obsolete and less effective. Teaching environment are unconducive for learning. Teachers are poorly trained and paid. The government now uses National Youth Service Corp member (irrespective of academic training) as teachers in Secondary schools. Excursions, debates, science projects, craft making,… Read More Nigerian Education System is Hindering Development
While on my quest for an understanding of the medical research in Nigeria, I documented my findings and shared the challenges. Looking beyond all that, I have found some reason to smile. In the face of these difficulties, there is some hope for the field. From the work on Lassa fever at Redeemer’s University to… Read More Hope for Medical Research in Nigeria
Do you know that Professor Isaac Adewole, the current Nigerian Minister of Health was among the doctors who led the 1984 Resident Doctors strike in Nigeria? He was the president of the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan chapter. Resident Doctors are currently on strike in Nigeria. One would have expected that with the experience of… Read More Health & Academic Unions: Suddenly they Forget the Struggle
Education is key to economic growth and tertiary education in particular, is at the heart of the innovation that we see around us. New discoveries such as MP3 and GPS technology would never have happened were it not for PhD research. Countries are investing in their higher education systems, and more people than ever before are completing doctoral degrees. An… Read More 15 Countries with the Most PhD Graduates: See if Your Country is Among
These are research project reports of students of a Nigerian tertiary institution in waste dump. This is how knowledge and information are managed in many government institutions in Nigeria. Even in 2017, Nigerian universities can be said to lack the culture and reasoning to maintain a good archiving or library system as seen in Timbuktu… Read More What do Nigerian Universities do with Research Project Reports?