• Post-UTME ban and proliferation of varsities

    Post-UTME ban and proliferation of varsities

    According to reports, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, made a good point recently when he scrapped the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) in the country. Perhaps Adamu read the mood of parents and many stakeholders before coming up with the highly welcome policy that has been a recurring discourse in the nation’s education sector.

    Like everything in Nigeria, many have applauded Adamu’s decision while some have cried blue murder. In a diverse polity like ours, such is not unexpected. […]