Pelumi Salako

Pelumi Salako is a Nigerian writer and journalist who covers arts, culture, development and technology. His writing, published in English and French, has appeared in Al Jazeera, African Business Magazine, Sahelien, Thomson Reuters Foundation and elsewhere.

Lecturers’ Strike in Nigeria Grounds Students, Lecturers, and Parents

by | May 26, 2022

The university store where Bimpe Alabi sells snacks and drinks at the park is usually crawling with customers. Since University of Ilorin's lecturers have gone on strike, this has changed. Alabi stands outside, inviting passersby. Her profits have shrunk, pushing her family into hardship.

empty seats at a Nigerian university