Step out Orwell; Give it to Fayemi

Last Friday, I wrote an addendum on this page on “Four Factors For Fayemi” in which I briefly discussed the possibility of Dr Kayode Fayemi winning the Ekiti Governorship election slated for the following day o... Read More...

Hang on to your hope

The world is in a bad state with the horrifying news that always dominates our airwaves. Everyday, we are regaled with details of nerve-wrenching atrocities bordering on human inhumanity. The global situation i... Read More...

Arisekola’s life as he lived it

When the former Opposition Leader of the Western House of Assembly, Alhaji Adegoke Adelabu, died on March 26, 1958, the “Daily Service” newspaper of Friday, March 28, 1958 on page 5 published an extract from hi... Read More...

Let LASU students laugh last

Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, is one Governor that has won the hearts of many Nigerians, including mine. This is because of the popular assessment that he has done tremendously well as the helmsman of the fam... Read More...

More degrees, less sense

While speaking at the opening ceremony of the 28th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society hosted by the University of Ilorin on June 23, 2009, the former Vice-Chancellor of the University and Pr... Read More...

As UN says no to sex education…

Last Friday, May 16, 2014, the “Daily Newswatch” newspaper published a report entitled “Expunge sex education from curriculum in Nigeria – UN”. The opening lines of the report are as follows: “The United Nat... Read More...

Apathy of duty

This is not the best of times for Nigeria virtually in all areas. There is a lot of tension in the polity. Children cannot go to school in many places. Lecturers in Polytechnics and Colleges of Education have b... Read More...

This University of Life

This University of Life It is common for students to celebrate the “completion" of their education in various ways. In some institutions, the excitement of completing a stipulated study programme would make ... Read More...

Two days, two deaths, too much

Two days, two deaths, too much The whole nation was shaken to its foundation by the successive deaths of two illustrious citizens last Friday and Saturday (June 6 and 7, 2014). It happened that as the country ... Read More...