Top University Features Singer’s Lyrics As Compulsory Exam Question, Photo of the Paper Causes Stir

Top University Features Singer’s Lyrics As Compulsory Exam Question, Photo of the Paper Causes Stir

  • People have reacted to an emerging photo of a recent University of Ilorin examination that featured singer Portable's lyrics
  • The fast-rising singer's hit song, Zazoo Zehh, was made the centre of the compulsory question and allotted 24 marks
  • The students were directed to carry out an analysis of the music using an attachment of the full text of Zazu's lyrics as a guide

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Fast-rising singer, Habeeb Okikiola popularly known by his stage name Portable, was featured in a recent examination held by the University of Ilorin.

The exam question which focused on the singer's Zazu lyrics was made the number one and compulsory question for students of the department of mass communication to attempt.

Nigerians react as UNILORIN features singer Portable's Zazu lyrics as compulsory exam question with 24 marks
24 marks were allotted to the question Photo Credit: @portablebaeby, @instablog9ja, Punch
Source: Instagram

The question paper which has now gone viral came with an appendix that contained the full text of the singer's lyrics for the song.

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Guided by the lengthy appendix, students were instructed to do an analysis of the pop song for 24 marks.

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Briefly News gathered that the examination was held on Monday, 1 February, 2022.

Social media users are beyond surprised

@lew_lase opined:

"I love how lecturers be relating to media reality but wahala for who's antisocial o."

@anuoluuwarpho reacted:

"This lecturer don disgrace my school with this foolish question."

@paschaldose said:

"These lecturers are becoming too silly, making the youths believe more that education is scam in Nigeria."

@thebeckie__ wrote:

"People asking what’s the question, the lecturer is asking the students to use appendix 1( the song’s) lyrics to critically analyze or prove a point about music being socio cultural and needing little to no expertise of the singer to be produced."

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Oh no, he didn't: Man accepts himself into university, Mzansi amused

In other peculiar university news, Briefly News previously reported that a Limpopo man @DlalaChampion went onto Twitter to say he accepted himself to a well-known university and Mzansi can’t stop laughing.

South Africans exploded in a fit of laughter and promised they would now follow his direction. The young man, who hails from Tafelkop, used the popular app Twitter where captioned his hilarious post:

“I just accepted Unisa.”

Mzjansi went on to make a plethora of jokes and one user teased the young lad by saying that

"This only happens when universities apply early.”

Source: Briefly News

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