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  • 10 notable quotes about the profession of journalism

    November 2 every year is an international day dedicated by United Nations to promote the call to end impunity for crimes against Journalists. It is worrisome to talk about numerous hazards journalists are faced with in their quest to inform, educate, and educate their societies in particular and ...
  • The role of information technology in education: A personal experience (2)

    Read the first part here. The dialectics of information technology: Some lessons and references The development if IT, drawing reference from my personal experiences and research studies, has benefitted education in no small way. With more powerful modeling software and applications along with mob...
  • The role of information technology in education: A personal experience (1)

    Introduction In the 21st century, “technology has found its way in to every corner of the world—crossing the divide between the rich and the poor—and has become a part of life for many.”1 The speed of change brought about by new technologies has had a significant influence o...
  • Why every kid should have preschool education

    Preschool education is very important as it lays the foundation for all that is to come in a child’s educational development. Researches have established that the human brain develops the vast majority of its neurons, and it’s most receptive to learning, between birth and three years of ...
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  • Treading the lonely path: A review of Omotayo Yusuf’s Hero

    Omotayo Yusuf is my friend. The one I am proud of. Together we navigated the literary ocean at Obafemi Awolowo University. Omotayo is a storyteller with literary simplicity, the kind akin to that of the great African literary icon; Chinua Achebe. When he writes, the English language flows and slickl...
  • Should dress code be enforced on Nigerian campuses?

    Dress Code by definition is a set of rules specifying the correct manner of dress while on the premises of an institution or specifying what manner of dress is prohibited.  It is a written, and more often, unwritten rules with regard to clothing. Over the past few years, the school Dress Code h...
  • Kids, learning, and the digital age

    Television was the most advanced technology in the past that was openly accessible to the kids. Today, children are growing up in a rapidly changing digital age characterised with proliferation of tablets, smart phones, video games, and so on. Whether at home or in schools, there is availability of ...
  • Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize in literature 2016

    The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer. According to the guardian news, he is the 259th American to have won a...
  • Girl Child Day: A collection of thoughts about girls from around the world

    United Nations General Assembly added a chapter in its history of development on December 19, 2011, as it declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. The objective of this move is “to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.&rdqu...
  • Reflecting on Nigeria’s oil: A critique of Niyi Osundare’s ‘Oily Blues’

    What will Nigeria do when oil has passed out of favour? What shall we hold as lasting gains from many decades of oil wealth? …very soon, the world will tell Nigeria to drink its crude oil Oil was discovered in Nigeria in 1956 at Oloibiri in the Niger Delta after half a century exploratio...