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Understanding Bullies

Last updated on April 19th, 2018 at 07:04 am


What exactly makes bullies behave the way they do? They beat, fight, curse, insult, ridicule, and embarrass others to make themselves feel superior. I have seen many movies where people no better or worse than I am being bullied. Being very emotional, I can feel the pain of the characters in those movies. I have […]

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Extracurricular Activities: Scaffolds For Inspiration

Last updated on April 19th, 2018 at 07:04 am


“All work and no play make Jack a dull boy,” goes a popular dictum, inculcated into our hearts, minds and wellbeing, from the cradle to the grave. This underscores the potency of the interplay between the ardent realistic practice of academic and extra-academic activities towards a well developed end point. Educational philosophy is very clear […]

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Let Us Protect Elephants

Last updated on April 11th, 2018 at 12:30 pm


Poaching can be defined as illegal hunting, killing or capturing of wild animals. Elephants are the most poached animals, elephants poaching involves some humans and their actions which are in the greatest complex chain, that is; – The elephant hunted by poachers for tusks which are taken to the market where buyers can use them […]

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Revisiting the Malaise of Professional Begging: Time to Get John Work

Last updated on April 19th, 2018 at 07:06 am


I was left dumbfounded, when a shabbily dressed, but healthy-looking young man, introduced himself to me as John, and spoke Queen’s English while soliciting alms from me at the entrance gate of Jedeji Market. Professional beggars abound at the entrance gate of Jedeji Market, but John’s presence caught my attention, as his grammatical construction left […]

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All Fingers Are Not Equal

Last updated on April 18th, 2018 at 11:06 am


Truly, all fingers are alike but not equal. I always wonder why it was so, then I sat and thought that if fingers were to be equal, then no possibility. Such that good handwriting, good artwork, feeding, carrying and lifting of load, gripping, producing of good musical instrument and other activities done by our hands […]

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Feminism

Last updated on April 18th, 2018 at 11:06 am


“Attention women: You will stay inside your homes at all times… You will not … show your face… You will not speak unless spoken to…make eye contact with men… Girls are forbidden from attending school… Women are forbidden from working… Listen. Listen well. Obey.” -A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini When the Taliban was […]

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Formal Education In Nigeria- How To Take Advantage Of It

Last updated on April 11th, 2018 at 12:31 pm


Wikipedia, a widely known source of knowledge defines Education as “The process of facilitating learning or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs and habits”. Education can also be simply defined as how facts, skills and ideas are learnt either formally or informally. Education can be acquired in different places such as homes, schools, churches, […]

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The Power Of A Teenager

Last updated on April 18th, 2018 at 11:08 am


The life of an average teenager is either filled with pleasant or unpleasant experiences or a mixture of both. Teenagers in this modern times are faced with uncanny problems involving both external and internal forces ranging from depression, self-esteem, peer pressure, stress from school or house work, cyber addiction, addiction to sex, drugs, drinking and […]

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