(This is the presentation I made as part of the Strategic Language Initiative Program organized by College of Arts and Sciences, Governors State University (GSU),Illinois in collaboration with U.S Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs on Wednesday, ...

One of the most exciting and thought-provoking definitions of the media is the one offered by Littlejohn and Foss in their book, “Theories of Human Communication” (2005) in which they offer eight metaphors to deconstruct the concept. According to them, ...

Nothing gave me a hunch of the unsightly scenery that unfolded before me as I came out of the departure lounge of the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, last Thursday, October 3rd 2013, for a transaction. Since the authorities of ...

Three days ago, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) drew our attention to the global scourge of unemployment that is one of the root causes of insecurity, violence and many an anti-social behaviour in our turbulent world. In the report, “Repairing ...

As if the hair-raising developments engendered by insecurity and corruption in many parts of the country are not enough, the past few days have witnessed another round of the theatre of the absurd unfolding without intermission in Nigeria. The pick ...