ISSUES OF FUNDING IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY EDUCATION: A CASE STUDY OF DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA.
- Issues of funding,
- Improving University Education,
- Delta State University Abraka,
- Endowment funds,
- Nigerian University Education
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This paper provides a crucial overview for understanding the issues of funding in Nigeria University Education, using Delta State University Abraka as a case study. Existing literatures on the subject was critically reviewed to x-ray ‘funding’ as a major issue in the promotion of University Education in Nigeria. The paper utilized phenomenological case study approach to build facts which described the causes of poor university funding in Nigerian public institutions, as well as the standpoint issues associated with funding in Delta State University, Abraka. Furthermore, the study proposed some viable strategies which are essential for the improvement of education funding in Delta State University Abraka, also applicable to other public Universities in Nigeria. The paper thus calls for an essential ‘paradigm shift’ in the government allocation of resources to universities, and also in the universities approach to generating funds, as befitting an institution of excellence.