OPINION

LET THE YOUTHS WAKE UP (2)

These youths are paraded globally as crooks even when the establishment could have used lawful means to obtain non-custodial transformation and get these youngsters to refocus their talents into creatively constructive ventures.  On the average, the nation’s prisons receive at least one dozen Nigerian youth per week as inmates and when you analyze their alleged …

Excerpts from Religious Hypocrisy and Fanaticism in Nigeria. The Apex Problem of a Religious Nation (Continued 2)

Understanding the Concept of Religious Fundamentalism The concept of religious fundamentalism has become a prominent phenomenon in international politics, playing an essential role in shaping the main events of the 21st century. The entrance of the concept in the vocabulary of the social sciences in recent times is to designate cum revitalise conservative religious orthodoxy. …

Excerpts from Religious Hypocrisy and Fanaticism in Nigeria. The Apex Problem of a Religious Nation The Contemporary Religions and Religious Issues ODEY SIMON ROBERT

Introduction The highest societal matters arising in our contemporary society nowadays are religious- inclined, while others such as linguistic, political, socio-cultural and economic follow, and of course, now clothed with ‘textiles and ornaments’. ‘Religiousity’ without religion is a great challenge to nation-building in a seeming religious nation like Nigeria. It appears that the higher the …

APPLE’S NEW IPHONE OS PUSHES DATA PROTECTION

While Google, Amazon and Facebook have found themselves under increased scrutiny for their questionable data collection practices, Apple is eager to extoll its continuing commitment to personal privacy.   Backing its slogan that “Apple doesn’t gather your personal information to sell,” at the recent Worldwide Developers Conference the firm introduced iOS 13, a new operating system that provides an option to opt out of data collection. …

BABALAKIN MAKES CASE FOR RESTRUCTURING OF UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

University system in Nigeria as well as secondary school education must be restructured  to produce employable graduates and regain global respectability. This was the submission of Dr Wale Babalakin in his address at the seventh convocation lecture of the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, on Saturday, saying the nation must start its education system all over …