Data obtained from the National Commission for Colleges of Education put the number of federal colleges of education in Nigeria at 27. Only six of these institutions are headed by professors. Let us check out some of these professors. Professor Usman Kamoru Olayiwola is the provost of the Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo.
The submission by a renowned Professor of Political Science and former Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and ex-lecturer at the Nigerian Defence Academy, Zaria, Kaduna State, Obasi Igwe, in an interview with a national daily, The Punch, brought to mind the troubling question, 'Which is More Important Between Cows and Human Beings in Nigeria?'
Nollywood is full of talented, educated, and brilliant individuals and amongst them, we have graduates who studied different courses at different Universities. Acting is a profession and it is studied in the university as theater or creative arts but there are some people who studied other professions and are successful actors.
Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu is the first Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to become Petroleum Minister In Nigeria. Let us take a glimpse at his educational and professional profile. Ibe Kachikwu was born on December 18, 1956. In 1962, he was admitted to St. Peter’s Primary School, Ogwashi-Ukwu in Delta State.
Webometrics, the largest academic ranking of Higher Education Institutions in the world has released its latest rankings. The platform uses composite indicators and web impact factors to assess Universities with the aim of ranking them in order to promote academic web presence, support open access initiatives and increase the transfer of scientific and cultural knowledge generated by the universities to the whole Society.
The University of Nigeria Nsukka in Enugu State was the first full-fledge Nigerian University Founded by Dr Nnamdi Azikwek in 1955 and formally opened on 7 October, 1960 . Though Other Educational institution like the University college Ibadan had been in existence before the establishment of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, quite a number of Nigerians also want to be part of history by making sure that they are among those who will be graduating from the institution with the hope of having their certificate bearing a Nigerian University name.
Times Higher Education is an international education body that is popular with its ranking of Universities each year. The institution bases its calculations on 13 calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across four areas: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. The recent ranking is for the year 2022 which was released on the 2nd of September 2021 and its ranking of Nigerian Universities from the first to the seventh-best is as follows.
A look the updated list of Anambra 2021 governorship candidates which was released on August 19, 2021 by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) reveals that only one of the contestants is a professor. He is Charles Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) .
Three thousand five hundred and seventy Nigeria university dons are listed in the 2021 edition of AD Scientific Index ranking but two of them stand out. These two men are Chinua Achebe and Joe Sonne Chinyere Mbagwu. Achebe and Mbagwu have died many years ago but they still occupy prime positions among Nigerian lecturers that are listed in the latest ranking.
In Korea, we often hear of stories of suicide especially by celebrities who killed themselves as a result of cyberbullying. Actors like Jun Tae-soo, Jeon Mi-Seon, and Choi Sulli committed suicide as a result of depression. Recently, in Nigeria, the rate of suicide by members of society especially by students is alarming.
Image credit: nigeriainfopedia.com The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings has released its list for 2022 for the best universities in Nigeria, Africa and the world at large. In the latest ranking, the University of Ibadan (UI) top the list of the best university in Nigeria which is closely followed by the Covenant University.
As we approach the 2022 Anambra state governorship election, the available indication has shown that the people's Democratic Party may appoint one out of these two Influential governors from the south to lead the PDP campaign term in order to ensure that the Party come out victorious in the governorship election.
Only six Nigerian universities were ranked among the 1662 universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022. One additional university from Nigeria was listed but does not meet the eligibility criteria to be ranked. These institutions are listed with their positions in Nigeria below.
Since the establishment of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State in 1960, many individuals have been opportuned to pass through the renowned University and some of them have turned out to be notable personalities in the society. However, some Governors, Senators, House of Assembly members, Honourables, etc, have also passed though this oustanding institution with scintillating academic and moral performances.
Earlier today, Obinna Iyiegbu popularly known as Obi Cubana got people talking as he shared photos from his meeting with the VC of University Of Nigeria and others on his instagram page. Below is the screenshot of the photos: Obi Cubana quoted the post with the caption "UNN, to restore the dignity of a man!
Popular businessman known as Obi Cubana has paid respect to visit his alma mater in Enugu. The successful businessman graduated from University of Nigeria Nsukka in Enugu State with a degree in Political science. Even though he is not practicing the degree he acquired, Obi Cubana has generated success in his line of business.
Obinna Iyiegbu popularly known as Obi Cubana has taken to his verified Instagram account to share photos of himself and the Vice Chancellor of the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The photos he had shared also contained the management and staff of the university. Recall that Obi Cubana became a household name after the burial of his mother which was held in Oba, a community in Idemili South Local Government Area in Anambra State.
Popular business mogul obi cubana has paid a visit to his Alma mater in the southeast. The billionaire nightlife boss was given a royal welcome by the vice-chancellor, students and members of staff of his Alma mater. The Cubana group chairman graduated from the University of Nigeria Nsukka in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
Nigerian entrepreneur, philanthropist, businessman and owner of the popular Cuban Groups, Obinna Iyiegbu, also known as Obi Cubana, took to his official social media handle to share video of his visits to his ‘Alma Mater’ (Alma Mater is the university, school or college that one formerly attended).
Photo Credit: Facebook & Joe Igbokwe Joe Igbokwe took to his verified Facebook page to share the photos of Chief Obi Iyiegbu who is also known as Obi CUBANA on his visit to his former school, the University of Nigeria Nsukka. Where he has gone to meet with the leaders of the institution and to find the best way to give back to the university as a way of showing appreciation for their role in his life.