EDUPEACE

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...

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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