"I Spent N300k": Graduate in Tears After Seeing His Final Year Project Work Dumped in Dustbin by Uni

"I Spent N300k": Graduate in Tears After Seeing His Final Year Project Work Dumped in Dustbin by Uni

  • A Nigerian graduate has lambasted Nigerian universities that have the habit of throwing away student's final year project
  • Praise Akinlami said his friend, who was still a student of the school, called him, telling him his project work was found in the bin
  • The man lamented that he spent a lot of money to produce the research work, which was thrown away

A Nigerian university graduate said his final year project work was seen in the dustbin.

The man, Praise Akinlami, took to TikTok to narrate how his friend found copies of the project where they were trashed.

Man who said his final year project work was dumped by his school.
The project work was dumped in the dustbin. Photo credit: TikTok/@praiseakinlami.
Source: TikTok

Nigerian university dumps final year project in the dustbin

In a video, Praise said many universities in Nigeria and other higher institutions are involved in throwing away project works.

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He lamented that he spent so much money and went through a lot of stress to produce the research work, which has now ended in the dustbin.

He bitterly said he had planned his project work as far back as when he was in 100-level, only for the school to later throw it away like trash.

Praise said the undergraduate projects done by university students in Nigeria could be considered a scam.

Watch the video below:

Reactions from TikTok users as school dumps university project

Many of his TikTok followers joined in condemning the act, but others said universities can't keep project works forever.


"You want to graduate or not?"

@Iam_deefederal said:

"Don’t involve government yet abeg na final year I dey. Make I finish first before I hear say something do something."

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@iamedric1 commented:

"The essence of the project is for you to learn or prove what you have learnt. You don't expect them to hold it forever."

@celeb asked:

"So what are they supposed to do with the project?"


"Always end up in the dumpster after spending so much money. Waste! The most painful part is that they never read it."

@two-facechefunlimited commented:

"Guy I spent 300k for the project plus 80 to soft my lecturer up."

Lady bags first class in mechanical engineering

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a Nigerian lady who studied mechanical engineering graduated with a first class.

The lady, Ifeoluwa Ajetumobi, said there were only 13 ladies in her class.

She said she picked up an interest in engineering when she was still in secondary school.

Source: Legit.ng

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