Our Best Brains Are Abroad 2

Our Best Brains Are Abroad 2

It was January or so 2000. A lecturer in premed, Dr Ekwunife died in a motor accident in his way to lecture students. Many of the lecturers lived and came to work from Enugu. There was a novelty match in his memory. The Ekwunife Cup. For a campus that lacked any other form of entertainment except fellowship and church events, a novelty match was the right distraction and students trooped out to revel the moment…

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Our Best Brains Are Abroad.

Our Best Brains Are Abroad.

I am an intensely nostalgic person . I think about the past a lot, often missing beautiful times past, moments shared with folks . Some memories bring me to tears that I feel so empty. I often have this crushing craving to rediscover the past. I also randomly think about some folks who could have done better in certain aspect of living but because of the flawed structure of the country, they either migrated abroad…

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CRIME HAS SAVED NIGERIA FROM VICIOUS CRIME

CRIME HAS SAVED NIGERIA FROM VICIOUS CRIME

We all seem to forget that the late 90s and early 2000s saw extreme violence in many Nigerian universities especially in southern Nigeria. UNILAG, LASU, EKPOMA, ABRAKA, OKO, EBSU, IMSU, ESUT, ABSU, UNIPORT, RSU, UNICAL. ETC. As at 1999 ,most Nigerian graduates had no prospects of landing any meaningful jobs . Many of these folks were “bammed”. Luckily or unluckily, the return to civil rule opened the initial door for folks to foray into politics…

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