EDUPEACE

Shame upon shame

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) recently announced the results of the May/June 2014 examinations conducted by the body. The results are a national tragedy, our collective shame. Almost 70 per ce... Read More...

Big men, small character

One of the best definitions of education that I often find enthralling, which makes me to refer to it often, is the one that construes the concept as the process of developing one’s three h’s. These h’s are the... Read More...

Too bad, too good

When the first Principal of the University College of Ilorin and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof. Tekena T. Tamuno, was to leave office in 1979 under circumstances that were less than s... Read More...

Suicide is not an option

It was shocking and heart-rending last week when it was reported that a Lecturer at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (Enugu Campus), Dr Bede Apata, committed suicide. Why it was jaw-dropping for all is that at... Read More...

Shake it up, Shekarau!

If brilliance and intelligence were to be factors that guarantee winning elections in Nigeria, the former Governor of Kano State and new Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, would have been the Presi... Read More...

Like life, like football

Despite the defeat suffered by the Super Eagles of Nigeria in their encounters with Argentina and France in the ongoing World Cup competition in Brazil, many Nigerians still follow the round leather game wi... Read More...

Hang on to your hope

The world is in a bad state with the horrifying news that always dominates our airwaves. Everyday, we are regaled with details of nerve-wrenching atrocities bordering on human inhumanity. The global situation i... Read More...

Let LASU students laugh last

Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, is one Governor that has won the hearts of many Nigerians, including mine. This is because of the popular assessment that he has done tremendously well as the helmsman of the fam... Read More...

More degrees, less sense

While speaking at the opening ceremony of the 28th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society hosted by the University of Ilorin on June 23, 2009, the former Vice-Chancellor of the University and Pr... Read More...

As UN says no to sex education…

Last Friday, May 16, 2014, the “Daily Newswatch” newspaper published a report entitled “Expunge sex education from curriculum in Nigeria – UN”. The opening lines of the report are as follows: “The United Nat... Read More...

Apathy of duty

This is not the best of times for Nigeria virtually in all areas. There is a lot of tension in the polity. Children cannot go to school in many places. Lecturers in Polytechnics and Colleges of Education have b... Read More...