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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
“A student needed an ambulance but it wasn’t available. He died.”
“I knew I was broke when I had only ₦2000 left in my account.”
The subjects talk about how inadequate and poor hostel facilities, and poor security system has affected their quality of life.
5 University of Port Harcourt students share their their wildest campus experiences.
5 students at different universities talk about everything they wish they knew before they applied to their schools.
“In my third year, one of my closest friends died. I didn’t get to process that because I was raised to be strong at all times.”
Students at University of Lagos recount their breakup stories.
The subjects in this story are students at University of Ibadan, and they talk about their struggles with relationships and unrequited crushes.
5 OOU students talk about their struggle with money.
Four University Of Uyo talk about the toughest course they’ve dealt with.
“There was no certificate for me. My name wasn’t on the list and nobody could explain how it happened.”
For this week’s Aluta and Chill, I got a couple of Obafemi Awolowo University students to talk about a memorable hostel experience.
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. Ifeoluwa — Was friends with […]
In this week’s Aluta and Chill, seven Unilorin students share their worst experiences with lecturers.
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 […]
Grades are arguably the most important things to students and they strive to get the best they can get out of the courses they register for. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always go according to plan. The Fs somehow find their ways into transcripts. However, when this happens, it becomes important to move on. But what’s this […]
Every student at the point of their entry into the university believes that they’re about to have some of the best years of their life. It’s the university — you have the opportunity to become whoever you want. What could go wrong? Sure, some people enjoy their time in university, some don’t. For this week’s […]
This week’s subject is Nathe Esther Yila, a 500 level student of Law at Bowen University. She talks about leaving Kaduna State to study in the South-West and the struggles that came with dealing with the culture shock and process of fitting in. When did you get into school? 2015. I was raised in Kaduna […]
Camela tells us how the economic inequality in the country came into full glare when she got into the university.
Debby talks about her experiences with lecturers who have sexually harassed her.
Femi wanted to study abroad because of his discontent the Nigerian education system and he tried to leave twice. But it didn’t happen.
Her mental health struggles got her kicked out of school
Chidinma wrote JAMB four times but didn’t get admitted into the universities of her choice. So she went for the next best thing: polytechnic
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