Aluta And Chill
Our subject for this week is Ronald*, who left Lagos to study at the University of Nigeria mostly to experience a new environment. He was doing that and having the best time of his life until a cultist attack reminded him of his mortality. Can you tell me a little about Nsukka? Nsukka is a […]
About two years ago, Amasa Firdaus, a Unilorin Law graduate who had gone to the Nigerian Law School and passed the bar exams was denied her Call to Bar for refusing to remove her hijab. At the time, this was considered a dress code violation. This is no longer the case. Everything worked out and […]
She couldn’t let an admission scam stop her.
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. On this week’s Aluta and Chill, we have Obinna Ugwu, a 500 level student of the University of Ibadan, […]
Where do you draw strength when everything goes awry? How do you stay on your lane and keep your eye on the goal? How do you strike that balance you need and preserve your sanity? Feyi has a story to tell.
When I got into the exam hall, I cried some more, and then I wrote my exam. I didn’t fail.
“I cannot remember when I decided it was medicine or nothing else. I got admission to study medicine at the University of Benin twice but Uniben was not accredited so I couldn’t study it. Losing that admission twice before I finally settled for Biochemistry didn’t deter me from my goal.” “The stress, pains and disappointment […]
“I lost my dad in 2002, it’s been hard for me since then. I struggled to make it into school and now my motto is simple: “School lasts 4 years, after that, you can do what you want.” “That’s why I’m super focused. I’m trying my best to graduate with the best grade I can. […]
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