Socrates was a Greek philosopher who changed the course of history as the father of Western thought. A scholar, teacher and thinker, whose students included Plato and Alcibiades, his influence remains dominant as it was he who established the centrality ...

In March, this year, two catastrophes hit the Nigerian education sector. The global Coronavirus pandemic required a serious response from the government and Nigeria, like many other countries, was locked down as part of the measures of curbing the spread ...

In his congratulatory message to the United States President-Elect, Joe Biden, and Vice President-Elect, Kamala Harris, on November 7, 2020, former President Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria struck a chord in millions of people across the world in his characteristic bluntness. ...

One of the major take-home points for me from the “Teaching Peace in the 21st Century Workshop” organized by Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, in conjunction with the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), at ...

The most populous African country with over 200 million people, Nigeria witnessed unusual moments of madness last week. The tragedy of those moments shows that peace is fragile and all hands must be on deck to carefully keep, build, maintain ...

Following the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the world, through the General Assembly of the United Nations, came up with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which was adopted in September 2015. Based on the principle of “Leaving ...

On Tuesday, September 21, 2020, the world marked the International Day of Peace, a day devoted by the United Nations for all humanity “to commit to peace above all differences and to contribute to the building of a culture of ...

Mahfouz A. Adedimeji Think about it, there is arguably nothing in this life that is as important as learning because every other positive thing flows from it. From information, insights, skills, science and technology to education, entertainment and ideas that ...

Mahfouz A. Adedimeji, PhD. It is a dangerous world we live in today; one of its most defining characteristics is conflict. Everywhere one turns to is in chaos. The situations in Yemen and Syria are not abating and there are ...

In discussing the paradox of our time, the late American thinker and comedian, George Carlin (1937-2008), partly put the reality of our contemporary life thus: “We drink too much, smoke too much, spend too recklessly, laugh too little, drive too ...

For billions of people across the world, the Coronavirus pandemic is the worst humanitarian calamity of our life-time. Globally, it has resulted in many deaths, infected us in millions, collapsed our healthcare facilities, disrupted our ways of life, worsened our ...

That Nigeria is facing serious challenges is a statement that requires no proof. Every living Nigerian in Nigeria, and perhaps abroad, through the ubiquitous media, sees it, hears it and feels it. It is arguable that what sustains Nigeria today ...