- The thesis of a Nigerian lecturer has been plagiarised
- Dr Aisha Balarabe Bawa's thesis was plagiarised by a Kenya lecturer
- According to Bawa, she accidentally found a plagiarised form of her thesis when she went online to surf the internet
Dr Aisha Balarabe Bawa has opened up over her recent travail in which a lecturer from Kenya plagiarised her PhD thesis.
Bawa who is a senior lecturer in the department of history Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto said she found out about the plagiarisation by chance.
According to her, she accidentally found a plagiarised form of her thesis when she went online to surf the internet.
She noted that she went online to look for materials in the area of Nigerian first ladies when she came across a work titled, ‘The Transformation of the Institution of First Ladies in Kenya’.
The Nigerian lecturer said what she discovered was that the writer, Amos Kariuki Ngaruiya from the Department of History, Kenyatta University, Kenya replaced the Nigerian names with that of Kenya.
Going further, she noted that she was not acknowledged an any of the references.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported Rwanda, a central African country, is on record as the first to produce cell phones in the continent in October 2019.
The information available shows that the gadgets produced come with higher-end options such as fingerprint sensors that assist with unlocking the phone.
Such a feature is one that several phones used in the continent lack and this comes not only as a push for technology but for high quality as well.
Rwanda, according to a report by fortune.com, has challenged the status quo by overcoming the challenges associated with the 1994 genocide.
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Rebranding itself as a technology hub, its capital, Kigali, has become the home of a number of incubators.
Rwanda’s minister of technology, Paula Ingabire, has explained that: “It boils right down to our turbulent past being left without anything, and the use of ashes as a development instrument for cohesion.”
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