http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Tunde Fatunde. The proprietors of private universities in Nigeria are clamouring for financial support from the federal and state governments. They argue that they are playing an identical role to public universities in producing much-needed skills for the country, and thus deserve state funding. But some critics vehemently disagree, on the grounds that private universities are created as profit-making ventures and are therefore not entitled to taxpayers’ money, which should be invested in public institutions. Read more...