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 ...

That rape is one of the most heinous crimes to be committed against an individual or society is well known to all. It is not just a crime to the living, it also violates the rights of the unborn children ...

As a global problem, it is known that 35% of women have experienced one form of sexual harassment or another, including rape, in their lifetime. Unfortunately, the world headquarters of rape today is in Africa, South Africa to be precise, ...

Apart from the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, nothing is of more concern to Nigerians today than the upsurge in the cases of rape across the country. Though the figures would be much higher, the revelation made last week by the Inspector ...

In a long chain of abuses that typifies American race relations, one major ring added last Thursday (May 28, 2020) was the horrifying murder of a 46-year old African American, George Floyd. A video clip shot by Darnella Frazier, which ...

As the 2020 First Quarter Meeting of the Nigeria Inter-religious Council (NIREC) held on March 12, 2020 at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, under the theme, “Together We Can Grow Peace For The Nation”, it is auspicious to appreciate the commonalities of ...

That the world is in a lockdown as a result of the Coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic, which has jolted us to the reality of our vulnerability and helplessness, is not in contention. Whether one subscribes to the divine theory, the ...