The ASUU Strike – Why Nigeria Should Strike for Primary & Secondary Education, Over Tertiary Education

Many have wanted to know my perspective on the ongoing ASUU (Academic Staff Union of Universities) strike in Nigeria. The fact is this: I am not a fan of ASUU when it comes to strikes. In a piece last year, I explained that our problem is not really university education. I made a case that Nigeria “needs a conference on how to fund education in the 21st century”. For all the agitations from tertiary education (universities and polytechnics), no one is representing primary and secondary educational systems to make them better. Interestingly, the latter is where we need improvement, urgently. … Continue reading The ASUU Strike – Why Nigeria Should Strike for Primary & Secondary Education, Over Tertiary Education