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Discourse #3: #EndSARS Protests, the Government, and the People

In the aftershock of the #ENDSARS Protests and the Lekki Massacre of Tuesday, 20 October, 2020, Ofure Ebhomielen – a University of Ibadan’s 2018 Overall Best Graduating Student and a vocal campaigner during the #ENDSARS Protests, Martins Isaac – a student of history and seasoned analyst, and Gbenga Sadiq – one-time President of The Literary and Debating Society, University of Ibadan and a veteran poltical commentator joined Theophilus Femi Alawonde at the Roundtable to discuss issues surrounding the #EndSARS Protests and Lekki Massacre, complicit parties, the Nigerian governments reactions, and the likely effects that the protests will have on the Nigerian nation in general and Nigerian universities in particular. Enjoy and learn!

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Discourse #2: Sexual Assaults, the UIte and the University of Ibadan

This is the second discourse in the Roundtable Discourse with Theophilus series, and it touches on sexual assault, sexual assaults in the University of Ibadan, causes of sexual assaults in the University of Ibadan, the University’s provisions as regards sexual harassment, the Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill at the Senate, and potential solutions to sexual assaults in the University of Ibadan.

Jungle Justice: Public Injustice?

By: Emmanuel Utibe The sight of lynching or mob beating is not uncommon in Nigeria. Growing up at a point, it was like “The Mob Court” was the surest court in the land in delivering popular justice. It was not uncommon to hear people talking about how there was no […]

The Only Way to Sustainable Academic Resumption

By: Aduwo Ayodele In twenty-three years of Nigeria’s surviving democracy, there have been sixteen dire gestures of a nationwide strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, including other staff unions that have also had intermittent records of strike. Actions that protest for or demand a better education system in […]

The Crossroads Toward “Free Speech”

By: Emmanuel Utibe On the 27th of April, 2022, it was announced that the Biden government had set up the “Disinformation Governance Board” under the United States Department of Homeland Security. People on the Right Wing went on to call it the “Ministry of Truth”- a reference to George Orwell’s […]

Polygamy vs Polyandry: The Contrast

By: Lawal Oluwadamilare The contrast between settling down and being in a relationship is miles apart. The reason is that: to marry anyone, there may be need for deliberations on backgrounds, values, sexual desires, and the financial decisions both parties might need to make. It is for this reason that […]