Opinion

Do We Have A Students’ Union?

The Students’ Union leadership continues to act like the proverbial simpleton who hopelessly chase after a rat while his house is on fire. It has been about three months since the University of Ibadan management without consultation with the student community increased school fees. Unfortunately, the unconscionable Students’ Union leadership […]

Students’ Loan Scheme – A Viewpoint

By: Ochi, Maduabuchi A year ago, precisely in June 2023, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu proposed the student loan bill. The bill was a piece of legislation aimed at addressing financial constraints that hinder many students from gaining higher education. The bill was supposed to make education accessible to all students. […]

A New Contender for the Chess Crown

By: Okojie Osakwe Simeon (Contributor) Chess has been in the headlines recently, dominating the Nigerian consciousness. Why, with Tunde Onakoya and Shawn Martinez’s remarkable 60-hour record attempt for the Longest Chess Marathon, now is as good a time as any to delve into this rich strategy game. And while raising […]

On IMF’s Imperialist Balderdash Over Subsidies

By Kunle Wizeman Ajayi (Contributor)   “Subsidies are about resource allocation internally within Nigeria. So Nigerians, the people of Nigeria pay for these subsidies” – Abebe Selassie, Director of IMF African Department, speaking at the ongoing IMF and World Bank spring meetings in Washington DC. Subsidies are Keynesian keys employed […]

Food and Prices Conundrum In UI

By: Ajadi Sodiq The recent surge in food prices across Nigeria has significantly a dire toll of impact on students at the University of Ibadan. This increase in prices not only affects the affordability of food, but also the portion sizes and overall food quality. About a week ago, I […]

Network Your Way To University Success (And Actually Make Friends)

By: Oladapo Salvador (Contributor) University life is a whirlwind of exhilaration and those occasional “what did I get myself into?” moments. Whether you’re a fresher just finding your footing or a seasoned staylite navigating the familiar campus with confidence, one thing will always shape your experience: the people. Your network […]