The story goes thus: A group of successful alumni who were talking at a re-union dinner decided to visit their old Professor, then retiring. During the visit, the discussion soon turned into complaints about stress in their work and lives. ...

Worried by the poor performance of candidates in the twin subjects of English Language and Mathematics in the recent West African Examinations Council (WAEC) examinations conducted in May/June this year, two conferences held simultaneously last week at two fast-growing Nigerian ...

The world marked the International Day of Peace this Sunday and the message of the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, is apt. The message seems to be directed at Nigeria, which continues to bleed due to ...

ABCD. That is the mantra that runs through the DNA of Sir Richard Branson’s companies. As one of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time, apart from being an engaging writer and syndicated columnist, his philosophy is simple but important: ...

The invention of Mark Zuckerberg is undoubtedly the bomb. Though just ten years old this April, if Facebook were a country, it would be the third largest in the world with some 500 million citizens, including, of course, millions of ...

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 cent of the candidates failed to obtain five credit ...

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 head, ...

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 salutary in Ibadan, he said something ...

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 38, with a Ph.D. ...

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 President of Nigeria. This is because many Nigerians ...

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 with interest. Karl Marx once said that ...

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 is chaotic, messy and bloody. In Nigeria, the ...