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Pain is pleasure

One of the memories I have of the pulse-pounding blockbuster of Dan Brown, “The Da Vinci Code” (2003), is the epigrammatic principle, “pain is pleasure”, and its counterforce, “pleasure is pain”. Though Dan Bro... Read More...

Bad attitude, bad tire

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics) of the University of Ilorin, Prof. (Mrs) Nike Yetunde Sidikat Ijaiya, is a woman of several firsts. It suffices to say here that she is the first female Deputy Vice-Chance... Read More...

On campus couples and premarital sex

There is a craze among students these days that deserves our serious attention though many parents and teachers decide to look the other way. This is the campus couples syndrome, which entails the co-habitation... Read More...

You better run!

In his address, “Your Turn”, delivered at the 32nd convocation ceremony and 40th anniversary of the University of Ilorin on October 23, 2015, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali, mad... Read More...

BYBK: From Kenya to Kaduna

As this momentous year 2015 is inching to an end, it is auspicious to set a new template for our interaction with others and the world so that we may enjoy peace more abundant wherever we are in 2016 and beyond... Read More...

Zaria: Action, inaction and reaction

In Physics, Newton’s third law of motion is generally stated as thus: “To every action, there is always opposed an equal reaction; or the mutual actions of two bodies upon each other are always equal and direct... Read More...

From ALUTA to ALOHA

On November 11, 2015, the Students’ Union of the University of Ilorin organised a Leadership Training Programme on the theme, “Redefining Student Leadership in the 21st Century”. My presentation on the occasion... Read More...

AWAU’s intervention

Last week, from November 22 to 26, Vice-Chancellors and other stakeholders from 11 countries, chiefly from West Africa, converged on the Nigerian Turkish Nile University, Abuja, for the third annual conference ... Read More...

Minus character, plus disaster

If you ask me, dear reader, the tragedy of our today’s life essentially lies in the disaster that has befallen our education. It is a global disaster really but the consequences are more prevalent among us litt... Read More...

First things for Adamu

With the announcement of the suspense-filled portfolios of Ministers last Wednesday (11/11/2015), it emerged that the first man in the Nigerian education sector today is the man named after the first man ever c... Read More...