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FOR THE NOBLE NIGERIA: Thanking Our Leaders of Honour

Posted: March 6, 2018 at 9:56 am   /   Opinion

I remember being once told, a long time ago, about two men who happened to be victims of different but not unrelated experiences. One of them would hardly laugh but his eyes were usually a source of teary rainfall, as he experienced series of calamities intermittently bubbling at different times. The other one always had […]

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Is Nigeria still a country or are we now an animal kingdom?

Posted: February 23, 2018 at 6:53 pm   /   Opinion

With the series of emerging animal fables in the scheme of politics, we are indeed in a new episode of the animal farm. This is indeed a national embarrassment to the acclaimed giant of Africa. We had the era of Jackals and hyenas before now. A few days ago we heard of a Nigerian Monkey […]

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In Remembrance of Kunle Adepeju: Radical Change and Purposeful Leadership

Posted: February 5, 2018 at 11:05 am   /   Opinion

To be heroic is to be courageous enough to die for something – [Criss Jami, Venus in Arms] It was indeed a gloomy day filled with obscurity, the cloud was pregnant with tears as the late Kunle Adepeju, a student of the Department of Agricultural Economics, got killed by a stray bullet in a protest […]

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Nigeria’s Population Growth Rate: An Imminent Tragedy

Posted: January 8, 2018 at 11:11 am   /   Opinion

Yet another year, 2018 is here to avail us with the opportunities the previous years offered us; opportunities for development and adjustments. While we jubilate and revel in another opportunity granted unto us, while we  honor our creator for sparing our lives, I think we should be petrified just as much for the impending danger, […]

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Analysis: Chelsea And Imperative Of Signing Zaha

Posted: January 3, 2018 at 12:04 am   /   Opinion, Sports

Chelsea’s inconsistent start this season coupled with Manchester City’s electric record-breaking start has seen boss Antonio Conte suggest that a top-four finish for the champions would be a major success for the club. ​ The Blues went into the season with a relatively weak team, lacking depth in the squad and top replacements in key areas […]

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Moses’ CAF Snub Raises Concern About Recognition Of Defenders

Posted: December 22, 2017 at 12:45 pm   /   Opinion, Sports

Chelsea star Victor Moses was left out as the Confederation of African Football announced the three finalists for this year’s African Player award. Nigeria then has to wait till another year to win the award, after Nwankwo Kano picked it in 1999. It’s not only a miss to be rued by Nigeria, but also players […]

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If we can’t fund education as a weapon, we can’t win battle

Posted: December 18, 2017 at 10:37 am   /   Opinion

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela How can we experience breakthrough as a country, if the tool that can be used is in comatose state? This is a question that pops out of an average Nigerian student every time the abysmal state of the […]

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Amasa Firdaus And The Body Of Benchers

Posted: December 16, 2017 at 5:42 pm   /   Opinion

“Freedom means the supremacy of human rights everywhere. Our support goes to those who struggle to gain those rights or keep them. Our strength is our unity of purpose. To that high concept, there can be no end save victory” – Franklin D. Roosevelt The moment I came across the Instagram post on the case […]

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University of Ibadan

Nigerian Tertiary Institutions: An Endangered Species under the Proposed 2018 Budget

Posted: December 9, 2017 at 8:59 am   /   National, News, Opinion

Since President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2018 Appropriations Bill to the National Assembly at the beginning of last month, quite a number of reservations have trailed that development. Standing out easily among these reservations is that which concerns the educational sector. The government has proposed ₦435.01 billion as allocation the education out of ₦8.612 trillion, […]

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Haleem Olatunji

Special Report: The Unheard Pains and Groans of Special Students in the University Of Ibadan (Final Part)

Posted: December 4, 2017 at 9:44 am   /   Opinion

In this special report, the final part of our story on the learning and living conditions of special students at the University of Ibadan, Haleem Olatunji brings to attention further perspectives to the subject. Enjoy:  While working with Special Persons’ Club (SPC), it was gathered that the University seems not to possess the data of […]

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