Give peace education a chance

Yesterday (September 21), the world marked the International Day of Peace, themed “Partnership for Peace - Dignity for All”, with various activities. At the University of Ilorin for example, the Centre for Peac... Read More...

Let’s talk about peace

Today (i.e. September 21), various governments, institutions, organisations and people across all countries will mark the International Day of Peace. In our world ravaged by war and enmeshed by conflict, at lea... Read More...

Just bring back our girls

On May 31, 2014, the US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was released by his captors in Afghanistan. He was captured on June 30, 2009 by the Taliban-aligned Haqqani network under some controversial circumstances. Sgt. B... Read More...

A prayer for Idoko

The news hit the country like a thunderbolt. It was that the Chief Imam of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Sheikh Adam Idoko, was kidnapped in the early hours of last Thursday (September 10, 2015). To me,... Read More...

The Buhari brouhaha

Since the assumption of office of President Muhammadu Buhari, those who wished him dead or, at least, wished that they had additional reasons to justify their portrayal of him as a “serial failure” have been bu... Read More...

As BOY breaks the jinx…

When the University of Ilorin was established in August 1975, one of the pioneer three Faculties of the new University was the Faculty of Arts. Forty years after, the University would become the flagship of the... Read More...

Let the Peace Committee be

In my paper, “The role of the media in promoting hate speech before the 2015 general elections in Nigeria”, presented at the 9th International Conference and General Assembly of the Society for Peace Studies an... Read More...

Free Friday, WAEC!

Despite the fact that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has been around for several years, what appears of recent from the body took the whole nation by surprise. This is because for an organisation ... Read More...