EDUPEACE

Why is Nigeria proud of JAMB?

On December 30, 2017, the Presidency released a statement to give a panorama of President Muhammadu Buhari’s achievements in the year ending. Within the education sector, JAMB appeared to be the poster boy as t... Read More...

Yeah, it is a goal, Weah!

After a dazzling football career that saw him win two prestigious football awards, FIFA World Player of the Year and Ballon d’Or, which no other African has won after him since over two decades ago, George Tawl... Read More...

Like Macbeth, like Mugabe

Right from the time of the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden, men have always found themselves ensnared by the spell of women. However, that in itself is not the tragedy. The tragedy is that men have refuse... Read More...

Adamu’s masterstroke

Having made his mark as a highly-sophisticated mind and leading opinion leader who is well-cited in informed circles, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, appears to be intent on leaving indelible foo... Read More...

Education in coma, life in danger

When traced to its Latin origin, “educare”, education primarily is about rearing, training, raising and bringing up people, especially the young ones, in a way that they will be beneficial to the society. As a ... Read More...

Echoes of Peace Day

In 2015, the University of Ilorin, through its Centre for Peace and Strategic Studies, began to organise activities to commemorate the United Nations International Day of Peace. This intervention was meant to, ... Read More...

We are all Rohingya

Recently, the world was horrified and millions of people are still traumatised by the sheer wickedness and absolute inhumanity meted out to the Rohingya,  an ethnic  group classified as the “world’s most persec... Read More...

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...