EDUPEACE

Two incidents happened this year that emblematise the precarious state of educators in Nigeria. They both should serve as a wake-up call to the government and the society at large on the looming danger if ...

In a World Bank report of 2018, a “learning crisis” in global education was reported when it was found that 60 per cent of primary school children in developing countries were failing to achieve basic ...

The recent acquisition of a degree by a Nigerian investigative journalist, Umar Audu, from a Beninoise university, Ecole Superieure de Gestetion et de Technologies (ESGT), Cotonou, has further signposted part of the crisis with our ...

When I received the invitation of the Old Students Association of Ansarul Islam Model College (formerly Ahmadiya College, Agege) to speak at its Inaugural Legacy Seminar in honour of a great old student of the ...

BOOKS REVIEW

Rescuing Humanity from Sexual Calamities: A Review of Ridwaanullah Abimbola’s Blinding Realities Book: Blinding Realities; Lasting Possibilities Author: Ridwaanullah Abimbola Reviewer: Mahfouz A. Adedimeji, PhD Publisher: Harry Bimbs Publishers Year of Publication: 2023 Pages: 282 ...

Book: My Jihad: The Autobiography of an Islamic Eschatologist cum Human Rights Activist Author: Prof. Ishaq Lakin Akintola Reviewer: Mahfouz A. Adedimeji, PhD Publisher: Shebiotimo Press Place of Publication: Ijebu-Ode Year of Publication: 2023 Pages: ...

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 ...

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 ...