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Loving money, losing life

It is well-known that the love of money is the root of all evils but many Nigerians do not pretend that they love money. Not only Nigerians, in the world today, money is an object of worship. In music and movie... Read More...

Three magical expressions

It is an open eyesore that Nigeria, as a microcosm of the world, is increasingly becoming Hobbesian where life is now "solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, short" for a vast majority of people. Evils that could not ... Read More...

Ahimsa as Nigeria’s panacea

One of the most influential men the world has ever produced was Mahatma Mohandas Gandhi, the father of modern India. His life and thought were the quintessence of peace and non-violence even in the face of prov... Read More...

The coffee or the cup?

The story goes thus: A group of successful alumni who were talking at a re-union dinner decided to visit their old Professor, then retiring. During the visit, the discussion soon turned into complaints about... Read More...

Ambush for English anguish

Worried by the poor performance of candidates in the twin subjects of English Language and Mathematics in the recent West African Examinations Council (WAEC) examinations conducted in May/June this year, two co... Read More...

Bring back our peace

The world marked the International Day of Peace this Sunday and the message of the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, is apt. The message seems to be directed at Nigeria, which continu... Read More...

ABCD: Connect, don’t just collect!

ABCD. That is the mantra that runs through the DNA of Sir Richard Branson’s companies. As one of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time, apart from being an engaging writer and syndicated columnist, his ... Read More...

Face books more, Facebook less

The invention of Mark Zuckerberg is undoubtedly the bomb. Though just ten years old this April, if Facebook were a country, it would be the third largest in the world with some 500 million citizens, including, ... Read More...

Shame upon shame

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) recently announced the results of the May/June 2014 examinations conducted by the body. The results are a national tragedy, our collective shame. Almost 70 per ce... Read More...

Big men, small character

One of the best definitions of education that I often find enthralling, which makes me to refer to it often, is the one that construes the concept as the process of developing one’s three h’s. These h’s are the... Read More...

Too bad, too good

When the first Principal of the University College of Ilorin and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof. Tekena T. Tamuno, was to leave office in 1979 under circumstances that were less than s... Read More...

Suicide is not an option

It was shocking and heart-rending last week when it was reported that a Lecturer at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (Enugu Campus), Dr Bede Apata, committed suicide. Why it was jaw-dropping for all is that at... Read More...