Masters and PhD: Public or Private University

Master and PhD in public or private university

Shade was a postgraduate student at one of the numerous private universities in South West, Nigeria. She reluctantly agreed to even enrol in the institution. That reluctance was because her undergraduate degree was from a federal university- University of Lagos. The ill conceived opinion about private universities added to the hesitation.

After resuming for the master’s program, she soon discovered her course mates were not some under-25 rich kids. To her surprise, lecturers of even the revered federal and state institutions were having either a second master’s degree or PhD in the school.

What could have made these experienced folks abandon the big names for a little known private university?

News Opinions

Top Buhari Ministers And Their Postgraduate Qualifications

This post was originally written and posted in August 2019. When the website server crashed, the post was deleted. This is a backup copy but reposted.

President Muhammadu Buhari recently sent a list of 43 Ministers designate to the Senate for screening. It took President Buhari about two months to pick his team that would drive the Next level agenda. After a screening by the Senate, with all gaining approval and confirmation. The nation awaits the president to reel out their portfolios, and finally, hit the ground running.


While there’s a lot of politics about who is fit or not to be a Minister, Postgraduate Nigeria has searched and brings you the most educationally qualified among the soon-to-be sworn in Ministers of the Federal Government of Nigeria. Hopefully we can tally their academic work with the Ministry to head and what they have to offer to Nigeria. Personal success shows in public service..


National Teachers Institute PGDE Programme

Pgde NTI The Teaching profession, which is often despised is arguably the largest body of professionals’ in Nigeria. Many people do not know that teaching is a professional with minimum entry requirements and it’s ethics.

To be a teacher is beyond just having the talent to transfer knowledge easily. The person should be trained.  All qualified teachers must possess an certificate in education. These certificates are NCE (National certificate in

Postgraduate admission Scholarship/Grants

2019/2020 Nigerian Agip Exploration Limited Post Graduate Scholarship Award Scheme

Agip Oil

In pursuance of this, NAE invites applications from suitably qualified and interested Nigerian graduates for the 2019/2020Post Graduate Scholarship Award Scheme. The award is in two categories:

  • Overseas – For study in a reputable overseas university
  • Local – For study in a recognized Nigerian university
Scholarship/Grants Study Abroad

2018/19 PTDF Overseas Scholarship Application Out

2018/19 ptdfThe Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF),
is an agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria. PTDF invites applications from suitably qualified
candidates for Overseas MSc and PhD Scholarships, to institutions under its strategic partnership initiative.
The 2018/19 PTDF scholarship would be awarded scholarships to successful Nigerians to study in Germany/France/China commencing in the 2018/2019 academic session.
PTDF scholarships are highly competitive and only candidates who are outstanding across the board are selected.