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 President Muhammadu Buhari “wants men and women of ...

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, the news was ...

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 and Practice (SPSP) at the University ...

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 established in 1952, eight years ...

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 Federal Ministry of Education, intervened appropriately and reversed the ...

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 tertiary education sector. It ...

“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 Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, ...

In a sense, the root of the word “university” can be traced to the word “universe”. The universe is that vast repository of billions of galaxies in which our world, technically the earth, is not more than a very tiny ...

Internet addition, otherwise called online addiction or internet addiction disorder, is a potent problem that is increasing becoming part of our daily lives. Unlike what obtains in some parts of the developed world where such problems are given systematic support ...

For about 1.8 billion Muslims worldwide, this is the holy season of Ramadhan. The ninth month of the Islamic calendar is characterised by fasting and devotion. Ramadhan is the holiest month in the year and it is an opportunity to ...

This is not the best of times for the State of Osun. Recently, the state is always in the news for the wrong reasons. If people are not groaning loud because of unpaid salaries for several months now, with the ...

Like several millions of well-meaning Nigerians, home and abroad, I want to congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari on his assumption of office as Nigeria’s democratically-elected President. It was a long and tortuous journey for him and Nigerians since the ambition was ...