Pauperising Professors: Pay Them!
What is the Adamu Adamu Syndrome? National disgrace is something the Buhari government neither understands nor cares about. The world is looking with laughter, though. A nation that claims to have the brainiest people on the planet. The latest national disgrace is Nigeria’s professors, lecturers, and researchers working in Nigerian universities now live like paupers and work like slaves. ASUU Strike 2022 is showing the world that professors in Nigeria suffer. In fact, starvation, pennilessness, and resorting to begging or handouts to survive are professors lots. Well, those who are academics full-time at universities. And many with doctorates from the world’s best universities. Five years at the University of Lagos. Two years at Stanford University. Four and a half years at the University of Benin. All with great final grades, then poverty and slavery. If Nigerian universities die, Nigeria will die too. Nigeria will die too. (more…)