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Urgent real restructuring of Nigeria necessary “so that States and Local Governments can truly serve as the engine of development” – Jerome Afeikhena

April 15, 2015

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For  the benefit of new blog visitors, The Iju Public Affairs Forum Series (IPAF), a lecture presentation that is now in its tenth year, has been presented on this blog from the beginning.  Despite its generally very academic look at various subjects in governance in Nigeria and the society, it has generated impressive numbers, mostly […]

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Rethinking University Education in Nigeria – Ladipo Adamolekun

November 16, 2014

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This paper is another on how university education can be improved in Nigeria. The first in the Iju Public Affairs (IPAF) series on education was delivered at the John Ayo Babalola University in January 2013, and has been widely received by visitors to my old blog – emotanafricana.com where it attracted 2,460 views. Rethinking University […]

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Women in the Nigerian University System: achievements, challenges & Prospects – Professor Aina at Iju Public Affairs Forum (2 of 2)

April 4, 2014

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An introduction, highlights of the contents of this paper can be found in the first posting for today, Friday, April 4, 2014.   IPAF 2014 Paper – Women in the University System     FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2014.  12:25 p.m. [GMT]

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Women in the Nigerian University System: achievements, challenges & Prospects – Professor Aina at Iju Public Affairs Forum (1 of 2)

April 4, 2014

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The gender issue is big across the globe because having female populations engaged in every facet of development is needed for accelerated development.  There are startling revelations in Professor Aina’s paper:  that even within academia where many of the lofty ideas about bridging gender gaps are hatched, there exist gaps between the sexes in admissions […]

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Comments on Monetization of values & Corruption: “No nation can rise beyond the capacity of its public service”

September 27, 2013

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The comments below from one of this blog’s most frequent visitors on the essay “Monetization of values… ” in Nigeria is worth sharing.  Dr. Rafiu A. sees the dismantling and destruction of the Civil Service by successive regimes as, perhaps, “the root cause of the problem with corruption.” The title is taken from a paper […]

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