Breaking News
Translate

The right level

A SENSE of belonging is what most people spend their whole lives looking to find; its why we are attached to friends and relatives; its why we spend a major part of our lives looking for that special someone to share our lives with; its why we build our homes to particular tastes and fill it with all sorts of knick knacks that make it a home..

Read More

ASUU’s strikes and the day after (4)

ASUU should focus more on emolument at the entry point into the profession, rather than concentrating too much attention on professorial salaries. In as much as there are good reasons for drawing attention to the inadequate wages of the highest academic rank in the system, I believe it is even more crucial to call attention to the paltry salaries paid to graduate assistants and assistant lecturers at the starting point of the academic career.

Read More

Back on the blocks

There are at present 774 local government councils with elected council chairmen and councillors who are “working” fulltime. This level of government is the greatest fraud that has been visited on our democratic outing since May, 1999, and has been responsible for the lack of growth in the local government area.

Read More

peter pane

I knew Peter Enahoro enough to recognize him and speak to him in a familiar tone of voice, though I had little claim to any kind of familiarity more than the fact that 1 was working in the same office with his elder brother, Ben (or “Benito, for short”, as we used to playfully call him – God rest him) and we met now and then when they lived in Yaba.

Read More