Grailland: Haven of peace, spiritual refuge (Part 3)

By Oyeyinka Oludayisi Fabowale A Trinket Box Besides its picturesque landscape, another feature  which makes Grailland unique is the tolling of the Grail bells – done twice – early in the morning and in the evening. The haunting scintillating sound, which can be heard all over the sprawling community, is a reminder to residents to […]

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Grailland: Haven of peace, spiritual refuge (Part 2)

By Oyeyinka Oludayisi Fabowale Of course, it wasn’t my first time as a border on Grailland. Being a member of Grail Movement –Nigeria, I often stayed at the settlement, the headquarters of the not-for-profit organization and residence to some of its thousands of members, when attending major events there. These include retreats, public lectures, the […]

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Grailland: Haven of peace, spiritual refuge (Part 1)

By Oyeyinka Oludayisi Fabowale Light taps on the door roused me from the half-sleep state I was trying to deepen. Discomfited but not vexed, I was a tad sluggish climbing out of bed, as I wondered who it was this time. Two louder knocks impatiently followed, protesting or, perhaps, chiding that act of hesitation and […]

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Tribute to my ‘ill-equipped’ lecturers in Nigerian universities

By Abdulgafar Amoka I got admitted to study Physics at Ahmadu Bello University in 1993 and graduated in 1999. Within those six years, one year was lost to the ASUU strike and another to ABU internal crises that brought Gen Mamman Kontagora as Sole Administrator of the university. I enrolled for MSc in 2001 and […]

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On Mathematics

By Sola Adeyegbe Mathematics is from the Greek word máthēma, (knowledge, study, learning) and it  includes the study of such topics as quantity (number theory), structure (algebra), space (geometry), and change (mathematical analysis). It has no generally accepted definition. (Wikipedia). I have been terrified by this subject right from primary school!  Initially I was okay […]

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O Christmas!

By Banji Ayoola O Christmas! When the Heavens and the earth, indeed all spheres of Creation are awash with exultant singing, dancing and merrymaking, in the most unusual electrifying jubilation. And these stream downwards to flood and permeate the entire universe. And hover above and around, seeking to penetrate all human beings, all creatures, without […]

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