Magnus Eze, Abuja
Nigeria ranks 126 of 198 countries on the Global Poverty Index and the 6th poorest country in Africawith 70 per cent of its population below poverty line. It is therefore, apt to say that the 10th inaugural lecture of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, (IBBU), Lapai, Niger State, on the theme: “That evil called poverty: Entrepreneurial escape to a comfort zone” which took place recently, was both relevant and timely.
The inaugural lecture was delivered by May Ifeoma Nwoye; an acclaimed author and Professor of Business Administration.
Setting the stage, Vice Chancellor of IBBU, Prof. Muhammad Maiturare said the 10th inaugural lecture was unique especially with the calibre of guests.
He said management would continue to sustain the cherished university tradition of showcasing long years of research through inaugural lectures.
“Inaugural lectures are a central part of university academic life. It is the pulpit of professors from which they gin an…