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 for admission into Nigerian universities, has now been ...

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 $10,000 close to the gate of the bank ...

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 “fantastically corrupt” Nigerians who would rather ...

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 (February 2013).  The ...

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, in conjunction with the United States ...

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 Muhammad ...

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, Abuja, as part of the measures aimed at addressing ...

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 presentation at the conference ...

 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 education because without character, everything else is in ...

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 school, many people are ...

This Sunday (April 24, 2016), Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s post on Facebook made my day. The Action Governor wrote: “The most vicious evils in the world have been perpetrated by those who believe with absolute certainty that what they think is ...

Last week, I had a reason to discuss three stories shared with me some time ago with a professional audience. The response was very good and the lessons even struck me again refreshingly. Given that stories are compelling for teaching ...