How Small Businesses in Nigeria’s University Cities are Faring? Insights from Students and Business Owners

In a quest to promoting the development of entrepreneurship and small businesses in Nigeria, government in 2006 approved the total commitment of higher institutions in providing entrepreneurship education to Nigerian students by making entrepreneurship a compulsory course for all students irrespective of their disciplines. The introduction of this course has exposed lots of students to getting involved in some diverse areas of small businesses.

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8 Quick Facts about the First Visually Impaired Woman to have Graduated from the University of Ibadan

The 73rd Convocation ceremony of the University of Ibadan has come and gone. One of the highlights of the graduation ceremony of the premier university was the outstanding case of the first visually impaired lady who got her PhD from the university- Ifeoma Bibiana Okoli. Nigerians on social media have hailed the woman for her resilience and perseverance leading to her new qualification.

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His Research: Iyiola Oladunjoye on the Need to Recalibrate Microbiology Curriculum for Graduate Employability in Nigeria

I am Iyiola Oladunjoye, a passionate microbiologist and an advocate of One Health. I serve an honorary position as the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Young Ambassador of Science to Nigeria and was also recently appointed as a member of the Young Leaders Circle, an advisory board group on youth and society. During childhood, I was always intrigued by the effects of infectious diseases in the society and this prompted my decision to study microbiology at the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, where I obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with First Class Honours in 2018.

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UNILAG Journal of Politics: Call for Papers Special Issue

At the core of human security is “people-centred, comprehensive, context-specific and prevention-oriented responses that advance physical protection, economic empowerment and dignity of all people”. With growing insecurity around the world, human security question has continued to resonate with scholars and policy-makers alike.

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IDHN to hold 2nd 2021 Workshop

The Islamic Digital Humanities Network, a network of scholars with focus on Islamic digital studies is to hold an online workshop titled Islamic Digital Humanities in the Field on Methods and Ethics. The workshop, which is to be hosted by Professor Scot Reeves of the University of Hamburg, Germany, is scheduled for 1pm, West African Time on Wednesday 29th September, 2021. This was contained in a promotional flier circulating online.

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US Based Nigerian Scholar, Oyeronke Oyewumi, Wins Distinguished Africanist Award

A Nigerian born gender scholar, Oyewunmi Oyeronke recently bagged the award of The Distinguished Africanist Award of the African Studies Association of the United States. This was contained in a congratulatory message posted on the Facebook page of Lagos Studies Association (LSA) by its president, Prof. Saheed Aderinto.

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