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Dr. Festus Iyayi

Radical Lecturer

University of Benin

University of Benin

Background Information

Employment History

President
The Academic Staff Union of Universities

Affiliations

National Welfare Secretary
9jabook.com

Education

M.Sc
Industrial Economics
Kiev Institute of Economics

Master of Science degree
industrial economics
University of Bradford , England

Ph.D

University of Bradford , England

Ph.D.

Kiev Institute of Economics

Web References (132 Total References)


To buttress my point, I quoted ...

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To buttress my point, I quoted figures from a submission by Dr. Festus Iyayi, the radical lecturer at the University of Benin, during a seminar in April 1983 at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, on "Indiscipline and Corruption" sponsored by the President Shehu Shagari's government.

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Pen-thieves, Iyayi had reckoned from what he said was his monitoring of press reports alone, made away with more than 7.6 billion Naira in fraud, kickbacks, bribes and wastages, a princely sum then and even now when it looks like peanuts in the context of the phenomenal increase in the country's oil revenues since oil price went into three digits following the Gulf wars.


To buttress my point, I quoted ...

www.gamji.com [cached]

To buttress my point, I quoted figures from a submission by Dr. Festus Iyayi, the radical lecturer at the University of Benin, during a seminar in April 1983 at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, on "Indiscipline and Corruption" sponsored by the President Shehu Shagari's government.

...
Pen-thieves, Iyayi had reckoned from what he said was his monitoring of press reports alone, made away with more than 7.6 billion Naira in fraud, kickbacks, bribes and wastages, a princely sum then and even now when it looks like peanuts in the context of the phenomenal increase in the country's oil revenues since oil price went into three digits following the Gulf wars.


To buttress my point, I quoted ...

www.gamji.com [cached]

To buttress my point, I quoted figures from a submission by Dr. Festus Iyayi, the radical lecturer at the University of Benin, during a seminar in April 1983 at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, on "Indiscipline and Corruption" sponsored by the President Shehu Shagari's government.

...
Pen-thieves, Iyayi had reckoned from what he said was his monitoring of press reports alone, made away with more than 7.6 billion Naira in fraud, kickbacks, bribes and wastages, a princely sum then and even now when it looks like peanuts in the context of the phenomenal increase in the country's oil revenues since oil price went into three digits following the Gulf wars.


To buttress my point, I quoted ...

www.gamji.com [cached]

To buttress my point, I quoted figures from a submission by Dr. Festus Iyayi, the radical lecturer at the University of Benin, during a seminar in April 1983 at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, on "Indiscipline and Corruption" sponsored by the President Shehu Shagari's government.

...
Pen-thieves, Iyayi had reckoned from what he said was his monitoring of press reports alone, made away with more than 7.6 billion Naira in fraud, kickbacks, bribes and wastages, a princely sum then and even now when it looks like peanuts in the context of the phenomenal increase in the country's oil revenues since oil price went into three digits following the Gulf wars.


Prof Festus Iyayi (1947 - 12 ...

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Prof Festus Iyayi (1947 - 12 Nov 2013)

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Festus Iyayi (born 1947, in Ugbegun in Ishan, died November 12, 2013) was a Nigeria writer known for his radical and sometimes tough stance on social and political issues. Iyayi employed a realistic style of writing, depicting the social, political and moral environment and system both the rich and poor live and work in. Iyayi was also a former president of the Association of Senior Staff of Universities (ASSU).
Life and Education
Iyayi was born in Edo state, Nigeria. His family lived on little means but instilled in him strong moral lessons about life. Iyayi started his education at Annuciation Catholic College in the old Bendel state popularly known as ACC finishing in 1966, in 1967 he went to Government College Ughelli graduating in 1968. In that same year he was a zonal winner in a Kenedy Essay Competition organised by the United States Embassy in Nigeria. He left the shores of Nigeria to pursue his higher education, obtaining a M.Sc in Industrial Economics from the Kiev Institute of Economics, in the former USSR and then his Ph.D from the University of Bradford, England. In 1980, he went back to Benin and became a lecturer in the Department of Business Administration at the University of Benin.
As a member of staff of the University, he became interested in radical social issues, and a few years after his employment, he became the president of the local branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), a radical union known for its upfront style on academic and social welfare. He rose to the position of president of the national organization in 1986, but in 1988, the union was briefly banned and Iyayi was detained, in that same year he won the Commonwealth Prize for Literature for his book Heroes. He was later removed from his faculty position. Upon his death, Iyayi was a member of different Nigerian literary organizations and worked in the private sector as a consultant.

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