Opinion

Preparing African educational systems for Blockchain, By Adetola Salau

 Education is evolving due to the impact of the Internet. We cannot teach our students in the same manner in which we were taught. Change is necessary to engage students not in the curriculum we are responsible for teaching, but in school. Period. – April Chamberlain The proliferation of the…
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Columns

Creative Thinking: The New Secret To Success With Vocational Training, By Adetola Salau

The way the design thinking process works is that the end user is put in mind first and it also involves the participation of both the designers (students) and the customer. This collaboration and gathering of information are highly coveted qualities that are necessary in the workplace. And, these are…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Nigeria: Nurturing the Anger of the Poor, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

The ingredients of violent agitation are threatening to come together. The populist posture will soon wear out. The government must take active steps to guarantee legal rights to basic needs like food, health and education. Failure to act will threaten Nigeria's corporate existence. "No more free money". Some of us…
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Columns

Nigeria’s Underbelly of Violence, By Dele Agekameh

The tripod of poverty, illiteracy and unfettered religious influence has cost the country more lives than we may realise, since poor people are more likely to be radicalised and exploited by others to carry out inhumane acts of terror and wickedness. Last week, in Kaduna, communal clashes claimed about 55…
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Opinion

OUT OF THE BOX: Boko Halal: Education Is Not Western But Universal, By Majeed Dahiru

Clearly, the brand of Islam practiced in northern Nigeria that holds back universal education because it is perceived as Western has no parallel in Islamic history. Boko Haram is not only un-Islamic but also a Muslim belief peculiar to Northern Nigeria. By embracing education, Northern Nigerian Muslims are not accepting…
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Opinion

Agenda for ‘Born Again’ JAMB and TETFUND, By Tunde Musibau Akanni

For JAMB and TETFUND, tertiary education in Nigeria is a common denominator from which a lot is expected. Will they measure up this time with new heads to captain their ships? Finally, the Buhari administration seems set to pay what appears a reasonable attention to the education sector in the…
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Opinion

Enhancing Employability of Nigerian Universities’ Graduates In a Competitive Global Economy (1), By Akpandem James

The pervasiveness of the unemployment scourge has become a matter of global concern. It seems age-long and quite commonplace. For some time now the issue has remained one of the focal points of political campaigns in most parts of the world. Its raging nature does not seem to recognise status…
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Guest Columns

Buhari’s “My Covenant With Nigerians”: A General’s Redemptive Creed in a Fractured Polity, By Doyin Odebowale

Nigeria currently experiments with civil governance after a considerable lull in political activities. The experience of the people since the resumption of civil rule in 1999 has been anything but encouraging. All sectors of the country have been run aground by the mercenaries in government and their collaborators. Corruption and…
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