Zaria killings and way forward

Last Saturday (December 13, 2015), Nigeria hit the global headlines for the wrong reasons again on account of the bloodbath in Zaria. It was most unfortunate that emotions were allowed to dominate reason and a ... Read More...

Zaria: Action, inaction and reaction

In Physics, Newton’s third law of motion is generally stated as thus: “To every action, there is always opposed an equal reaction; or the mutual actions of two bodies upon each other are always equal and direct... Read More...

The thoughtful is grateful

The year 2015 fortunately is ending without a major implosion that could threaten the corporate existence of Nigeria. As a result of this, casting one's mind back the past 12 months, one would be grateful to Go... Read More...

From ALUTA to ALOHA

On November 11, 2015, the Students’ Union of the University of Ilorin organised a Leadership Training Programme on the theme, “Redefining Student Leadership in the 21st Century”. My presentation on the occasion... Read More...

AWAU’s intervention

Last week, from November 22 to 26, Vice-Chancellors and other stakeholders from 11 countries, chiefly from West Africa, converged on the Nigerian Turkish Nile University, Abuja, for the third annual conference ... Read More...

Adieu Audu: The scramble for Kogi

Between 1881 and 1914, virtually all parts of Africa were effectively under the control of the European gladiators who scrambled for the soul of the continent. The Berlin Conference of 1844 officially kick-star... Read More...

Minus character, plus disaster

If you ask me, dear reader, the tragedy of our today’s life essentially lies in the disaster that has befallen our education. It is a global disaster really but the consequences are more prevalent among us litt... Read More...