Exam malpractices: Why are we so messed up as a country?

Exam malpractices: Why are we so messed up as a country?

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Adeogun Oluwakayode calls readers to ponder on the evident instances of examination malpractices in the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) as an attempt to sabotage the future. Recent findings have shown that students in Nigeria are now being offered…

Towards restoring a functional Madrasah system

Towards restoring a functional Madrasah system

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Uthman Jaarullah bn Zakariyyah Oladele bn Abdullahi proposes reforms within the Madrasah system. In Nigeria, the Madrasah is variously called Islamiyya, Makaranta Ilmi, or Ilé Kéwú. It is the institution under which  the Almajiri system dominantly operates. The writer establishes that many…

Education with empathy is the way out of slavery

Education with empathy is the way out of slavery

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In this article, Kayode Oluwaseun observes that education does not necessarily translate into empathy as educated people don’t turn out empathetic to the plight of the uneducated. He notes that slavery continues to thrive in our world despite education and connects this…

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