Lagos school in the 1960s

Editi Effiong: We haven’t started yet (From the Magazine)

by Editi Effiong “1950. Very few schools. Great education. 2012. Lots of schools. Little education. #Nigeria”  In 1944, a young Chinua Achebe, started out at Government college, Umuahia. It was a revealing narration, which gave this generation a glimpse into the quality of education that was available to young Nigerians who had the privilege of […]

Akintunde Oyebode: This might never be a country

by Akintunde Oyebode We moved to the University of Lagos campus as I was about to start my secondary school education. The first thing my father did was to take me to the study, where he said ” this used to be Chike Obi’s study”. For those who don’t know the importance of those words, […]