“Do Not Go To Cyprus To Study” – Hon. Abike Dabiri Warns Nigerian Students
The search for greener pastures in the area of education has led many Nigerian students outside the country.
The incessant strikes of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), unpredictable academic calendars and overall poor standard of education are just a few of the reasons why some of the nation’s students have sought educational solace in countries like Malaysia, Ukraine and Cyprus.
Unfortunately however, not all Nigerians who visit these countries come back with a better lot, some don’t even come back at all.
In April 2012, Onochie Martins Nwankwo, a student at a private college in Malaysia was beaten to death by security guards.
In December 2013, 2 Nigerian students, Theresa Olaoluwa Oresanya and Bede Olunna Ogbu, both studying at the Donetsk National Technical University in Ukraine,died in circumstances which were said to have pointed to…
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