Merry Christmas!

Love is the Reason for The Season   In 2018, American singer and songwriter, Mike Love released his Christmas Solo-Album titled “Reason for the Season”. The album was a collection of traditional Christmas carols, new songs, and re-recordings of some songs by The Beach Boys – a rock band Mike co-founded in 1961.    The Reason for…

Holiday Kindness

Spread Love and Hope   It is 8 days to Christmas and 2020 is steadily winding down.   Yes, the holiday season is here; it’s that period we tend to show more kindness to people around us. Don’t we all love to seize the opportunity of this festive season to exchange gifts and presents to…

The Teacher Question: My Concluding Thoughts

(published in my column; “FBO’s Perspective” on TheCable.ng) In my maiden piece, I opined that the singular most important factor for improving the educational outcomes in any nation are the teachers.  We must acknowledge that the Teacher Challenge in Nigeria is multifaceted. In fact, the issues around Teacher Effectiveness, Quality and Development remain major concerns…

Self-Reflection

Meet with Yourself   There is a popular story of a lion cub who forgot his true identity. He was left all alone as a baby because his mother was captured by hunters just after his birth. A group of goats had pity on him and took him in to raise as one of theirs.…

Self Audit

Examine Yourself Congratulations! You’ve made it to December! 2020 has been tough, but you’re still here. That’s in itself is a feat, considering how turbulent the year has been. Some time ago, I came across the story of a little boy who went into a drug store. Reaching for a soda carton, he pulled it…

The Teacher Question

Hello there, it is great to be “on the same page” with you. In this column, I will be sharing My Perspective on different issues around Education and Leadership. As an avid history buff and a keen observer of the development of nations, I have come to the full realization that the twin towers of…