The Reasons behind the Under-performance of Nigerian Universities according to LASU VC

LASU VC bemoans the lackadaisical attitudes towards the state of education in Nigeria. It is satiric knowing that the university of Ibadan in recent times has remained the only tertiary educational institution representing Nigeria in global university ranking. However, though it is ranked as the best in Nigeria, it is the worst in the world. […]

UNILAG Declares a Demurrage of N1000 per Year to Collect Certificate from 2019.

UNILAG announced a demurrage of N1000 for uncollected certificates by graduates after the grace period of six months from the day of graduation. The university on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in a statement released on its website made opened that the Vice – Chancellor of the University, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe consented to the introduction of […]

SECOND SEMESTER 2014/2015 SESSION (POL. 217)

INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY THREE QUESTIONS. TIME ALLOWED: TWO HOURS 1. To the liberals, Marxian Political Economy is highly economics, while to Marxists, Classical Political Economy is vulgar. Identify the major schools of Political Economy and examine the tensions that give them analytical distinctions. 2. How far would it be correct to assert that the difference […]

SECOND SEMESTER 2010/2011 SESSION POL. 217

Instruction: Ans any three questions .TIME ALLOWED: Two(2)I{ours 1 . Discuss Bade onimode’s “Political Economy of the Africa Crisis”‘ with particular emphasis on his contention that African crisis is a crisis of imperialism and underdevelopment 2. Critically analyze any policy issue of your choice using the methodological tools of political economy’ 3(a). Situate and discuss […]

SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2011/2012 FOUNDATION OF POLITICAL ECONOMY (POL’ 217)

Instruction: Answer any three questions Time: Two (2) hours 1. What is Political Economy? critically discuss the contributions of Adams Smith’ David Ricardo, Karl Marx and V. I. Lenin to the development of Political Economy’ 2. The Communist manifesto is to Marxist Political Economy , what the Bible and Quran are to Christianity and Islam […]

SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2008/2009 FOUNDATION OF POLITICAL ECONOMY (POL’ 217)

Instruction: Answer any three questions Time: Two (2) hours 1. What is Political Economy? Distinguish between the Economy. classical and Marxist Political economy 2. To what extent can you justify the neo-liberal argument that the state has no business in business in Third World countries? 3. What is Globalization? How has it affected the development […]

CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT TEST 2009/2010 POL. 216:

ATTEMPT TWO QUESTION 1. Use Karl marx’s architectural metaphor of base and super structure to explain urban violence in Nigeria 2. In spite of a shift from classical liberalism to neo-liberalism , more state intervention is still being advocated. Account for this development. 3. When will man be free from shackles and terror of states. […]

First SEMESTER 2O14/2O15 SESSION POL 216: POLITICAL IDEAS

INSTRUCTION: Answer ANY Three Questions TIME ALLOWED: 2 HRS 1. Endeavor to explain the relationship between political idea and ideology. Give two examples of such relationship. 2. Write a 2-3 page note on Franz Fanon’s political ideas about colonial society, violence and revolution 3) Examine democracy as a political idea. What is the greatest dilemma […]

SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2010/2011 POLITICAL IDEA (POL’ 216)

INSTRUCTION: Answer question one and any other two TIME ALLOWED: 2 HRS 1. Describe in detail how historical materialism explains development. 2. What are the drawbacks or dangers of democracy. 3. What circumstances are most conductive to the rise of authoritarianism. 4. Explain how changes in the forces of production redefine social relation of production. […]