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Much ado about cut-off marks

On August 22, 2017, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announced the cut-off marks for the 2017/2018 admission exercise for tertiary institutions in the country. After a well-attended two-day c... Read More...

Positive actors, negative actors

The United Nations International Youth Day on August 12, 2017 was commemorated across the world  with programmes and activities focusing on this year’s theme, “Youth Peacebuilding”. In Ilorin, a Non-Governmenta... Read More...

Oloyede’s N5 billion revolution

Oloyede's N5 billion revolution Barely a year ago, precisely on July 31, 2016, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed some eminent Nigerians to take charge of the  parastatals within the Ministry of Education.... Read More...

Fund LAUTECH, save education

It is appropriate to confess from the start that I am emotionally attached to Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso. Apart from cutting my academic teeth there in 2000 as a young don, LAU... Read More...

Remember Rwanda!

Remember Rwanda! There is palpable tension in the land. Of late, ballistic verbal missiles of ethnocentric proportions have been flying across both sides of the Niger. Threats of war, eviction notices and ot... Read More...

JAMB and the burden of change

From the earliest of times, not to talk of the slogan that brought former US President Barrack Obama and President Muhammadu Buhari to power, change has been a key and recurrent factor in human existence. The G... Read More...

Love, don’t hate

Worried by the rising wave of hateful religious rhetoric among some clerics in recent times and the implications of such for peaceful co-existence in Nigeria, the Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transpare... Read More...
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The First Class controversy

The First Class controversy The University of Lagos recently held its 49th convocation ceremony in which 231 First Class graduands emerged from a total of 5,472. As an icing on the cake of their First Class,... Read More...
make hay while sun shines

Make hay while the sun shines

Make hay while the sun shines One of the most emotional faces of a frustrated man that I remember happened about three years ago. I was accosted on a windy afternoon by a man who wanted to know his chances o... Read More...

Hakuna matata

Hakuna matata Courtesy of the Bee Media Solution, I addressed a group of students along with other speakers on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at the University of Ilorin under the “Impact Makers” programme  ta... Read More...
The Gambia’s gamble

The Gambia’s gamble

The Gambia’s gamble After attending the week-long 26th Biennial Conference of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) Conference hosted by the University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, and being give... Read More...

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