Graduate’s Grammar

with Khalidu Afolabi Blooper:My phone number is: O, eight, O, three, three… Mr Graduate:My phone number is: zero, eight, zero, three, three… Note:It is common in both academic and non-academic settings often times to say O in place of zero whenever we call out numbers. Same thing when listen to voices on air and even […]

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Ismael: To Defeat Failure

By Tawakaltu & Abdulmajeed Born into the luxury of want, Ismael, a simple dresser andwonderful cook, is striving to float his information resource firm and escape the shackles of poverty. He shares his story under the SPOTLIGHT. Can we meet you? I am Olayiwola Ismail Olatunde, a native of Ibadan and a postgraduate student of […]

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What Do Women Want?

By Temade What do women want? What should women want? How can women achieve all these want? One of the things women are fighting for is recognition and equity in every sphere of life. Equal representation in the society, freedom of expression. Right for women to attain whatever height they choose to in the society […]

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Touch Me, Follow Me

By Ayinke Well-publicized religious showmanship features prominently in our subconscious.We are played what seemed like well-rehearsed roles, where the lame walked and cancerous tumours evaporated. I used to detail memoirs of the healed as I found the transition unfathomable. Aside the topsy-turvies of the miracles, its public exhibition connoted suspicious rationale. Hippocrates, the father of […]

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Sunday Morning on Campus

By Wisdom Ejiogu I am waiting at the bus terminal for the church bus. Clad in my senator attire with the best fragrance from my “Sunday perfume”, I feel proud of myself. The bus is late and my patience begins to run out. I am taking a few bouncing steps forward when I behold, as […]

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AAH: Popcorn Infrastructure

By Toyosi   The Hall Executive Council (HEC), on an electricity-less night, screened its first and second movie in this tenure on Friday, 2 March 2018. The movie, screened at the usual Block B frontage, saw the distribution of free popcorn to the early birds. Though, the actual amount shared is vague, the organisers were […]

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Nigerian sets New Guinness Record

By Richard Castle A Nigerian man, Olawunmi Bayode has set a new Guinness Record in the “Longest Marathon Reading Aloud” Category. Bayode, on Saturday, logged 120 hours at 2:30pm local time, at the YouRead Library Yaba in Lagos, beating the previous record set by Nepali Deepak Sharma Bajagainof  113 hours 15 minutes in 2008. Bajagain’s […]

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OAU opts out of ASUU

By Richard Castle Following series of misunderstanding between the lecturers of ObafemiAwolowo University, Ile-Ife, and the national body of Academic Staff Union of Universities, the chapter pulled out of ASUU on February 12, and have formed a new academic group called the Congress of University Academics, CONUA and also elected new officers. The newly formed […]

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AAH Press to Hold First Ever Press Week

AgbaAwo In a welcome development, Abdulsalami Abubakar Hall Press Organisation would, from April 27 to May 3, 2018, hold her first ever Press Week in commemoration of the World Press Freedom Day. With several unique programmes – sports, movies, debates, among others – lined up for each day, AAH Press would award deserving individuals that […]

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Why Apples?

By Abimbola Oluwadamilola Mary An apple is a sweet, edible fruit. Apple trees(Malus pumila) are cultivated worldwide as fruit trees, and are the most widely grown species of the genus Malus. The tree originated in Central Asia, where its wild ancestor, Malussieversii, still exists.The whole fruit including the skin, except for the seeds, is suitable […]

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