EDUPEACE

Everyone has heard the saying that when life throws lemons at you, make lemonade; and if all you have is LIMES, re-arrange the letters and get SMILES. Indeed, part of the secret of enjoying peace ...

For more than six months this year, most public universities in Nigeria have been literally under lock and key due to the protracted strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). ASUU had declared ...

For the purpose of theoretical clarification, the word ‘toxin’ was first used by the German organic chemist, Ludwig Briegen (1849 – 1919). It derives from ‘toxic’, the origin of which is the Latin word, ‘toxon’, ...

Away from the gloom of “the malady of the infinite”, as Emile Durkheim would once characterise the harsh reality and normlessness of our daily life in Nigeria, there was a bloom recently that ignited global ...

BOOKS REVIEW

QUINTESSENTIAL PERSONAGE: A REVIEW OF THE METEORIC RISE OF A DYNAMIC ACADEMIC By Professor Adesina Lukumam Azeez Dean, Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences, University of Ilorin Title: The Meteoric Rise of a Dynamic Academic ...

PARADIGM SHIFT: A REVIEW OF RALIAT IBRAHIM’S THE TWENTY FIRST GIFT Book: The Twenty First Gift Author: Raliat Ibrahim Reviewer: Mahfouz A. Adedimeji, Ph.D. Pages: 84 As the whole world continues to mourn the demise ...

Text of the Book Review Read at the Public Presentation of Connecting with my Past: Midlife Memoirs by Usman Oladipo Akanbi at Mustapha Akanbi Library and Resource Centre, Water View, G. R. A., Ilorin on ...

Life’s Dizzying Spectacles: A Review of Kwara ANA’s Harmonious Chronicles   Book: Harmonious Chronicles Author: Kwara State Chapter of the Association of Nigerian Authors Reviewer: Mahfouz A. Adedimeji, PhD Publisher: Rashmed Publications Limited Place of ...

THE ALMA MATER

On December 20, 2020, one of the tallest intellectual figures and iconic scholars of the great University of Ilorin also took a bow from the system as he was admitted to the septuagenarian club. He ...

Just as Americans are celebrating the historic emergence of the first female Vice President-elect in the US history, Kamara Harris, Nigerians also have a reason to celebrate the excellence of an astute academic, high-flying professional ...

During the lockdown, Africa at large and the Nigerian academic community in particular suffered a monumental meltdown resulting in our emotional breakdown. This was on account of the loss of a lovable legend, an academic ...

Last Sunday, September 13, 2020, the University of Ilorin community as a microcosm of Nigeria was thrown into a mourning mode. This was on account of the death of Prof. Ayobami Olubunmi Akinwale, a former ...

RENAISSANCE, GIVE & TAKE, ISLAM

Firdaos Amasa I read the story of an ascetic man who worshiped Allah for 500 years. He secluded himself in a mountain and He spent ...

Firmness in Islam By Fridaos Amasa   Introduction Daily, we face challenges at home, in schools, work places and the society at large. There is ...

Driven by the Aristotelian theory of mimesis, which perceives art as an imitation of life, the award- winning literary artist, Tubal Cain, in his latest ...

In his book, “The Third Wave”, Alvin Toffler tells us who the illiterate people of today are. According to him, “the illiterate men of the ...