Away from the gloom of “the malady of the infinite”, as Emile Durkheim would once characterise the harsh reality and normlessness of our daily life in Nigeria, there was a bloom recently that ignited global attention. The Nigerian athlete, Tobi ...

Once described as “the forgotten brother of Mark Twain”, Ambrose Bierce was a fierce satirist who dominated his age with his creative and satirical pen. The most important legacy he left behind is his The Devil’s Dictionary published in 1906. ...

Between June 22 and 24, 2022, the leaders of the Nigerian Muslim and Christian faith communities converged on the historical city of Ibadan, the capital of Oyo state, for the second quarter meeting of the Nigeria Inter-religious Council (NIREC). Ably ...

“Enjoy your life” is the title of a book published in 2007 by Dr Muhammad Al-‘Areef of Saudi Arabia. The book was written after the author read Dane Carnegie’s globally acclaimed “How to win friends and influence people” first published ...

Today, everywhere you look at is in turmoil. As humans who are less humane, we have unwittingly let the genie out of the bottle and now, “mere anarchy is loosened upon the world”, as Y. B. Keats famously wrote in ...

That the world is in a terrible state is a statement that requires no proof; it is a stark reality. Many places that are not yet in flames are sitting on a keg of gun-powder with divisive rhetoric and verbal ...

Prof. Mahfouz A. Adedimeji  Appraising the Situation The world is now a dangerous place as a result of all kinds of atrocities being perpetrated by mean and evil people who are just a minority. However, in a bid bring them ...

As virtually everyone knows, grammar is the study of how words are used in language to form acceptable structures and sentences. It is about the body of rules guiding the use of language and word combination processes. To understand grammar ...

As humans, language is the essence and quintessence of our existence. There is hardly anything we can do or achieve without the instrumentality of language, the most remarkable characteristic that sets our species apart from other creatures. Not only is ...

The previous Industrial Revolutions or Industry 1.0, Industry 2.0 and Industry 3.0 naturally served as a cumulative impetus to the evolution of the still emerging Fourth Industrial Revolution or Revolution 4.0. The beginning of this revolution is attributed to a ...

The Third Industrial Revolution or Industry 3.0 marked the beginning of another era, which is otherwise known as Digital Revolution. Digital Revolution, a manifestation and result of the emergence of communication technologies, is a radical change from analogue mechanical and ...

The reality of the ‘new normal’ imposed by the Coronavirus pandemic, the new strain of which is causing a second wave of lockdowns and restrictions in the world, is a further proof that Nigerians cannot afford to pretend that the ...