Opinion

Tunde Kelani: The Man Exceeds the Frame, By Toyin Falola

The appointment at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta will provide him a unique opportunity to contribute to the diffusion of creativity, the linkages of sciences, technology and culture, and the training of future leaders in a dynamic world and age of expanding possibilities. TK's tentacles will spread beyond his…
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Opinion

Asiwaju Tella and the Long Walk to Honour, By Tunde Musibau Akanni

As Alhaji Tella therefore bags a distinguished, formal recognition from his Iwo roots today, what may probably remain the most enduring legacy is the inspiration he has cultivated in multitudes across assorted sectors. To the bounteous glory of Almighty Allah, my brother and friend, Kayode Awobadejo, a distinguished muslim alumnus…
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Columns

Democracies Gone Crazy: Egypt’s Sisi and Indonesia’s Widodo, By Owei Lakemfa

Sisi and Widodo are perfecting ways to criminalise not just the actions, but also thoughts of their political opponents, so as to make any challenge against them impossible. Interestingly, they do this under the canopy of democracy. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil El-Sisi sees himself as the saviour…
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Columns

Mokyr’s “A Culture of Growth”: A Review In the African Context (2), By Rafiq Raji

Being a modern man does not require that you give up your religion or your traditions. Instead, it is underpinned by the philosophy that there is a rational explanation for everything. In applying this ethos, you approach problems objectively, seek new and better solutions, and continually seek to improve your…
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Opinion

How the Sex-For-Marks Phenomenon Damages Nigeria, By ‘Tope Fasua

...if students are not allowed to study in an atmosphere devoid of fear, their productivity will be If students are unable to express themselves because lecturers are harsh, mean, fraudulent, lecherous, manipulating and self-seeking, predatory, wicked, and uncaring, then where will innovations come from? Through this process, the lecturers will…
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Columns

The Diplomatic Marriages of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), By Murtadha Gusau

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all creations. May Allah extol the mention of the Prophet in the highest company of Angels and may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, his family, his Companions and all…
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Columns

President Buhari’s Choice of Sadiya Umar Farouq, By Hannatu Musawa

Kudos to the president for not only creating this much-needed Ministry, but for having the foresight of making a choice from one of his own; from choosing his capable daughter, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, to reach out to Nigerians affected by humanitarian crisis and disaster, in trying to lift as…
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