Read these 8 stories to get a closer glimpse into the struggles of the average Nigerian student and the worst things about federal universities.
Ask your friends or anyone you know studying in the UK. It’s not all pictures and vibes oh.
Education is a process of gaining knowledge to develop skills, talents, minds, and character. It is the first step for people’s empowerment towards making the world a better place. However, many parents are unable to give their children proper education due to a lack of finance. Determined to support the education sector, thereby assisting parents […]
Sitting for any exam can be tedious, how much more, almighty JAMB. And checking your result? That can be a nerve-wracking process, but you have to go through with it because how else are you going to get into university? Better to do so as soon as possible so you can put your mind at […]
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As Told To Itohan When I was in JS2, I started dating a lot of people consecutively. I was never really single. I dated two best friends. I even once dated a set of twins and their elder brother. Most of them were older and bought me gifts, which was risky because I was young […]
If you are a student of the UniBen, then here are some things you definitely understand how they work. They are not new to you, and you are not new to them. 1) Shouting don’t pour when you want to cross the gutter in the hostel If you enter the hostel and you want to […]
Growing up, a lot of us are taught that there is an exact way we are supposed to progress. We go from primary school to secondary school to university, get a job and then marry. It’s linear and exact. However, real-life isn’t that simple. A good number of people opt out of this race at […]
It is not uncommon to witness Nigerian graduates talk about emigrating. A good number of young Nigerians you’ll encounter are either already making tangible plans towards leaving, or giving it some (read: a lot of) consideration. However, it can be quite disheartening hearing the same from undergraduates whose short-lived exposure to the dysfunctional system has […]
A week ago Unilag students resumed school virtually after a year of ghosting, radio silence and of course ASSU’s ever changing resumption date, which happened not once, not twice, but thousands. I am a 400 level student in this great university studying mass communication and here’s what my first week of virtual learning was like. […]
Students in Nigerian universities have stories to tell, but hardly anyone to tell them to. For our new weekly series, Aluta and Chill, we are putting the spotlight on these students and their various campus experiences. Earlier this year, I had a conversation with a student of Covenant University, and he talked about how tedious […]
When did you gain your freedome?
For a Nigerian father, it is not enough that you made it to university. No, no. “Any random person can go to the university,” they’ll say. To them, it’s the course you study that matters. 1. Medicine This is top 2 and it’s not number 2. A Nigerian father’s ultimate dream is to say, “My […]
Dear OAU students, everyone knows that you have a vibrant community, so it’s only right that we do a post about the Obafemi Awolowo University experience. This one is for you: 1. When you are coming from Academics at 3 AM and Seun Risky has not closed I serve a living God. 2. Awo boys […]
What does life look like for Gen Z Nigerians everywhere in the world? Every Friday, we ask five Gen Z Nigerian students one question in order to understand their outlook of life. We recently wrote an article about some Nigerians struggle with drug addiction, so we decided to ask five students why they started using drugs in the […]
At Igbinedion University, Kogi State University, and Ambrose Alli University, students and lecturers exchange money for marks.
What if there was an app that can let you freeze time?
Many of us thought we couldn’t get out of university fast enough. There was a new life to live and hell lots of money to make. How’s that working out now? Anyway, we asked 5 Nigerian graduates about what they miss about university, and this is what they said. Ola, University of Ibadan University was […]
What does life look like for Gen Z Nigerians everywhere in the world? Every Friday, we ask five Gen Z Nigerian students one question in order to understand their outlook of life. Marrying while in the University is something that has been happening for a while. It was especially more popular among women in older generations, so we […]
“For a mind that knows is a mind that’s free.”
This week’s Aluta and Chill is about how unsafe Nigerian campuses can be. From the student who was stuck in an abusive relationship to the student who witnessed female students being drugged at a party, these stories are chilling. Boma, Female, University of Port Harcourt I met this guy in my first month at school. […]
What does life look like for Gen Z Nigerians everywhere in the world? Every Friday, we ask five Gen Z Nigerian students one question in order to understand their outlook of life. Gen-Z students are considered the future of tomorrow, and although they say they really do not want to fix anything, I decided to ask them […]
Since having sex in beds and rooms is totally outdated, we asked some students some of the wildest places they have had sex. Amanda, UniBen/20 It was at the balcony of the lecture theatre. It would have been inside the lecture theatre, but too many doors, so it was easy to get caught. The balcony […]
For students at any of the government-owned universities across the country, ASUU and NASU strikes are a big part of their experiences. The staff unions are always in disagreements with the federal government, leading to strikes that sometimes go on for months. No one feels this avoidable break in academic activities more than the students […]
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