EDUPEACE

Be unreasonable!

The Institute of Corporate Administration (ICAD) held its 2015 Digital Entrepreneurship Summit last Saturday (October 31, 2015) at Kwara Hotel Limited, Ilorin. As guest lecturer, I spoke on “Entrepreneurship Op... Read More...

What is academic corruption?

The week-long 31st convocation and 40th anniversary celebrations of the University of Ilorin peaked last Friday with the anniversary lecture by the President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama. During the event, Pre... Read More...

Unilorin: A meteoric rise at 40

In 1975, the Federal Military Government of Nigeria established seven universities in Calabar, Ilorin, Jos, Kano, Maiduguri, Port Harcourt and Sokoto. The rationale for this step, as stated in the Third Nationa... Read More...

NANS, Noise and Nonsense

The tragedy that befell Nigeria through the bad leaderships successively foisted on the country over the years, until recently, permeates virtually all segments of national life. Character appears to be the fir... Read More...

Oloyede: an unsung hero at 61?

A brilliant article, captioned “Unsung heroes of change”, appeared in the last Tuesday edition (September 29, 2015) of “Daily Trust” newspaper (page 48). Written by David A. Onmeje, the article appraised how Pr... Read More...

A prayer for Idoko

The news hit the country like a thunderbolt. It was that the Chief Imam of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Sheikh Adam Idoko, was kidnapped in the early hours of last Thursday (September 10, 2015). To me,... Read More...

Let the Peace Committee be

In my paper, “The role of the media in promoting hate speech before the 2015 general elections in Nigeria”, presented at the 9th International Conference and General Assembly of the Society for Peace Studies an... Read More...

Free Friday, WAEC!

Despite the fact that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has been around for several years, what appears of recent from the body took the whole nation by surprise. This is because for an organisation ... Read More...

JAMB: To be or not to be?

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) put itself on the spot recently when it announced an unpopular policy that was rejected outright by many Nigerians. The Federal Government, through the Feder... Read More...

JAMB’s jam

One of the best decisions taken by the Federal Government to rescue our education is the over-ruling of the recent step of the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) to plant a germ in the critical te... Read More...

Adieu, ex-LAUTECH VC Salau!

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breaths away.” – George Carlin The news of the death of the former Vice-Chancellor of Ladoke Akintola University of Te... Read More...