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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...

Tackling terrorism

Last week, precisely on May 25 and 26, 2016, the Nigeria Summit on National Security 2016, themed “Confronting and Containing Threats from Terrorism and Sectarian Insurgency”, was held at Transcorp Hilton, Abuj... Read More...

Rope-a-dope

The Background As part of the 13th West Africa University Games (WAUG) hosted by the University of Ilorin in 2012, a conference was also organised by the WAUG Forum in which I was a participant. My presentat... Read More...

Character is everything

 Character is defined by the mobile "Advanced English Dictionary" as “the inherent complex of attributes that determines a person’s moral and ethical actions and reactions.” It is the ultimate goal of any educa... Read More...

Your worst enemy

We live in a world in which we are obsessed with the illusion or reality of an enemy lurking somewhere intent on destroying us. From big nations, organisations to individuals at the workplace and students in sc... Read More...

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