These are the real reasons Nigerian students want schools to reopen.
The subjects in this story are students at University of Ibadan, and they talk about their struggles with relationships and unrequited crushes.
7 Things Nigerian Lecturers Say, And 7 Things They Actually Mean
5 OOU students talk about their struggle with money.
Nigerian lecturers are not the most loved set of people. However, we feel that these categories of lecturers deserve that coveted heavenly ticket. 1) Lecturers that tell us the part of the lecture notes to read. Not the ones that’ll give area of concentration that will end in tears. 2) The lecturers that don’t take […]
We asked students of Nnamdi Azikwe University to talk about a hostel experience that stood out for them.
Four University Of Uyo talk about the toughest course they’ve dealt with.
First year at university is always euphoric, it hits with a certain kind of high. Which makes sense because getting university admission in Nigeria is a battle. And this high somehow puts you on your best behavior. Although if we’re being honest, memories of what your Nigerian parents can or will do to you if […]
How will lecturers sell materials?
One of the first things every student learns after they get used to the idea of night classes is that not everyone is there to study. Everyone may come with books and study materials, but their interests are different. This is a list of some students you will find in these things: The Reader This […]
“There was no certificate for me. My name wasn’t on the list and nobody could explain how it happened.”
You think you are all grown and can handle yourself until you get to the university, the polytechnic, or anywhere you have to spend a few years without your parents breathing down your necks. That’s when life throws your first real test at you – how do you make sure you don’t go broke? The […]
Schools are pretty much all about lectures, tests, exams, and assignments. Of course, students have a love-hate (mostly) relationships with all of them. Let’s talk about assignments, we will come to the others later. When students have to deal with a new assignment, their thoughts go something like this: 1. This lecturer own is too […]
“Someone from the group will be presenting your work to the class.”
For this week’s Aluta and Chill, I got a couple of Obafemi Awolowo University students to talk about a memorable hostel experience.
“Checking the exam timetable and finding out that a compulsory course has clashed with an elective”
Wait? That’s not how I interpreted question 1 and 2 oh.
Say whatever you want about Nigerian universities but they are a dependable hub of making lifelong friendships. If you look at your current circle of friends, there is a huge possibility that you made a handful of them when you were in school. We have different university experiences, but we want to bet that you […]
Talk to any UNIBEN student about what it’s like studying at the university and chances are that you will hear stories about Ekosodin, Osasogie, and strongmen. The subjects for this week’s Aluta and Chill definitely have something to say about them, and they are not stories that warm the heart. *Oliver — Got robbed I […]
You know that thing people say about how experience is the best teacher is true when you get into the university. You find out that only time can answer all the questions you have and the best part is that you make new discoveries as you go. This is a list of some of the […]
There are two major types of social science students; the ones studying political science and the ones not studying political science. It’s really that simple. If you belong to the first class then this list will be a fond blast to your past university days. Here are 7 things only Nigerian political science students. 1. […]
In this week’s Aluta and Chill, seven Unilorin students share their worst experiences with lecturers.
If you attended university in Nigeria, chances are that you can relate to one or two things on this list. Let’s take a walk down memory lane: 1) When the whole room starts sharing one bucket, one tube of toothpaste, one iron. 2) And sharing slippers too. 3) Then, you no longer hide your nakedness […]
It’s been two months and chances of Nigerian schools reopening are still pretty slim. Schools across the country were closed to control the spread of the coronavirus in Nigeria. Anyway, we reached out to some Nigerian students and they talked about how much they look forward to going back to school. Oiza – Ahmadu Bello […]
The university is divided into two groups — students who wouldn’t miss a class unless they absolutely can’t help it and students who could care less about attending lectures. If you belong to the second group, this post is for you. 1. You, when it’s time for course registration Y’all should look at me very […]
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. As someone who spent about four years on a Nigerian campus, I know that it’s almost impossible to avoid […]
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