Month: November 2013

Poem: See Me

[notification type=”error”] This poem was written by an old woman living in a nursing home in Ireland. It was found among her things when she died. [/notification] What do you see nurses, what do you see? Are you thinking when you look at me? A crabbit old woman, not very wise, Uncertain of habit, with…

In his address on Monday at the second Moringa at the Leading Edge (MLE) conference organised by the Moringa Plantation Management Committee of the University of Ilorin, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali, the Vice-Chancellor of the institution revealed that a moringa processing factory set up by the university would produce moringa-based food products and health supplements on commercial basis….

A father passing by his teenage daughter’s bedroom was astonished to see the bed was nicely made and everything was neat and tidy. Then he saw an envelope propped up prominently on the centre of the pillow. It was addressed “Dad”. With the worst premonition, he opened the envelope and read the letter with trembling…

Between 2008 and now, we have witnessed various reforms and economic programs championed by different governments. There was NEEDS then Seven Point Agenda and now President Jonathans Transformation Agenda. You will agree with us that none of these policies have put a smile on the “ordinary” Nigerian.  As a nation, we have targets to meet. One is the MDGs goal of 2015…

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Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said that with the high demand for university education in Nigeria, the future of private tertiary institutions in the country is bright She added that Nigeria was on the path of addressing the problems in its education with the injection of N220bn annually to infrastructural development in the universities….

Your money or your life? This question is synonymous to armed robbery. If you happen to be in this position (God forbids), what option will you choose? “My money” I guess. This piece sets out to expose a familiar crook that rob it victims of their money and life. We seem to keep a blind…

The Vice Chancellor of University of Ilorin, Professor AbdulGaniyu Ambali, has been presented with an award for his excellent leadership style in the university. The award was given to him by the West African Students Union (WASU), with headquarters in Tema, Accra, Ghana, as the 2013 West African Leadership Award for Educational Development. WASU’s Head…

International Space University is offering scholarships to MSc students who are unable to cover all of their tuition fees. This aid is available to selected applicants and covers a portion of their fees. Students from Europe, USA, Canada and developing countries are eligible to apply for this MSc scholarship. Scholarship is granted on the basis…

I was at a restaurant today, I ordered for a plate of pounded yam and egusi soup. When the meal was served; I complained to the attendant that the meal will not satisfy my appetite. He smiled at me and said, “Sir, if you need more, you can request for another plate”. I smiled back…