The Disruption of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and Quality of Higher Education in Nigeria

  • Ogaji Ikoni University of Jos, Nigeria.
  • Michael Olarewaju Ogundele University of Jos, Nigeria.


The article examined the disruption of novel Corona virus Pandemic and quality of Nigeria higher education. However, the paper noticed that the Corona virus Pandemic had created serious damages to the social and economic development of the globe including educational system. To this end, the article traced the history of the Corona virus, the symptoms, the disruptive nature of the Pandemic, methods and containment measures, how the Pandemic affect the effectiveness and efficiency of Nigerian higher education Administration.  It was concluded that that distrusted aspect of Corona virus had greatly affected the teaching, research and community service in Nigeria Higher Education. However, suggestions  was provided  that, the government and stakeholders of Nigerian higher Education  need to  get prepared for the  compliance  with the issues of  social distancing, avoiding community transmission, hygienic  situations   ,wasting and sanitizing the hands and minds , the use of face masks and avoiding an  overcrowded environment  including the higher education  environment.

Keywords:  Corona virus Pandemic, disruption of novel, higher education and quality

How to Cite
IKONI, Ogaji; OGUNDELE, Michael Olarewaju. The Disruption of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and Quality of Higher Education in Nigeria. KIU Journal of Humanities, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 2, p. 25-36, july 2020. ISSN 2522-2821. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 20 jan. 2022.