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Social media or social menace?

The advent of the social media in Nigeria has come with many positive developments such as connecting old friends and people generally, promoting business, sharing information with ease as well as serving as ed... Read More...

GMOs: Fire on the mountain!

At the instance of the Nigeria Inter-religious Council (NIREC), a Technical Committee comprising top academics, scientists, scholars and professionals from our two major religious divides was inaugurated recent... Read More...

FUNAAB: The tragedy of errors

William Shakespeare might have thrilled the world with his spell-binding “The Comedy of Errors” first performed in December 1594. However, what happened at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAA... Read More...

ASUU’s stance, Oloyede’s chance

In a valedictory delivered on November 17, 1979 at the University of Ibadan after he had to succumb to the powers that stood against his statutory second term as Vice-Chancellor, a former Vice-Chancellor of the... Read More...

JAMB: The chief has come

“If you have a book for recording forecasts, please mark my words and make this entry into the book. By the time Prof. Oloyede is through with the University of Ilorin as Vice-Chancellor, you will not only be ‘... Read More...

Why not me?

It is an incontrovertible truism that peace is needed everywhere because without it nothing else is possible. As a matter of fact, possibility itself occurs where there is peace. While peace is much desired ... Read More...

Post-UTME, the baby and the bathwater

Like the founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), Chief Afe Babalola, many informed Nigerians were “more than shocked by the announcement that the post-UTME, as part of the qualifying procedure fo... Read More...

Ogbanago’s ample example

A security guard and employee of Technocrime Securities attached to the United Bank of Africa (UBA), Oba Akran Branch, Lagos, Muhammed Ibrahim Ogbanago, did something striking recently. He found a sum of $10,00... Read More...

You own nothing

A major problem endangering our collective existence in the world today is this obsession with materialism. From the antics of those who dominate other lands to steal their resources to the shenanigans of the “... Read More...

Needless hubbub over hijab

On Friday, June 3, 2016, a High Court sitting in Osogbo delivered a judgement in favour of a case instituted by the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria along with the Osun State Muslim Community three years ago ... Read More...

World peace from within

A weeklong workshop on “Teaching Peace in the 21st Century” for peace educators and educators interested in peace studies across the world was organised by the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, USA... Read More...

Muhammad Ali: The legend lives on

Like several millions of his admirers all over the world, the news of Muhammad Ali’s death hit me like a scud missile. I take it as a personal loss because there is probably no day that I don’t remember Muhamma... Read More...
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