EDUPEACE

Eid and the lesson of the season

Like their other 1.5 billion counterparts all over the world, Muslims in Nigeria today celebrate the Eidel Adhah, the greater of the two major festivals in Islam. The traditional festival of sacrifice is celebr... Read More...

Pride goes before Fayose

In one of his classic fables, Aesop, the legendary “sage of Lydia” who lived between 620 and 560 BC, tells us of how two roosters once fought for supremacy in the farmland. The winner of the contest flew to the... Read More...

Pray hard, work hard and smart

In the fast-paced and supersonic lifestyle of today, it could sound preposterous to some people that prayer is very essential to success in life. Such people are wont to give examples of secular and atheist cou... Read More...

Reflection on Sultan’s intervention

At the public presentation of a book, “Dynamics of Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences: Essays in Honour of Prof. Is-haq Olanrewaju Oloyede”, last Wednesday (February 22, 2018) in Abuja, the Sultan of Sokoto,... Read More...

Love, lust and Valentine

The story is told of a poor man who lived with his wife in a rustic town. One day, his wife, who had long hair, asked him to buy a comb for her so that her hair could be well groomed. The man felt sorry and sai... Read More...

Be inspired by Obasanjo

The latest PhD holder in town, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, may be an enigmatic personality whose politics and letter writing skills always divide public opinion. Nevertheless, there is an aspect of him ... Read More...

Why is Nigeria proud of JAMB?

On December 30, 2017, the Presidency released a statement to give a panorama of President Muhammadu Buhari’s achievements in the year ending. Within the education sector, JAMB appeared to be the poster boy as t... Read More...

Yeah, it is a goal, Weah!

After a dazzling football career that saw him win two prestigious football awards, FIFA World Player of the Year and Ballon d’Or, which no other African has won after him since over two decades ago, George Tawl... Read More...

Like Macbeth, like Mugabe

Right from the time of the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden, men have always found themselves ensnared by the spell of women. However, that in itself is not the tragedy. The tragedy is that men have refuse... Read More...

Adamu’s masterstroke

Having made his mark as a highly-sophisticated mind and leading opinion leader who is well-cited in informed circles, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, appears to be intent on leaving indelible foo... Read More...

Education in coma, life in danger

When traced to its Latin origin, “educare”, education primarily is about rearing, training, raising and bringing up people, especially the young ones, in a way that they will be beneficial to the society. As a ... Read More...