University of Dammam external scholarships grants

The University of Dammam represented by the Deanship of Admissions and Registration is pleased to announce the opening of electronic submission for External Grants and Scholarships through the Admissions Portal. Dr. Abdullah Bamosa, Dean of Admissions and Registration urges students to apply through UoD’s website by entering the Study with Us Icon then External Grants … Continue reading University of Dammam external scholarships grants

You never will be at peace when your neighbor is at war

It looks so disturbing what’s happening in the Mediterranean Sea, at the Hungarian train stations or at the Slovakian borders. Unfortunately, the reality is, these humanitarian crises did not start at any of these unfortunate scenes and so would not end there without long-lasting adverse effects across the world. When external forces vested interests that … Continue reading You never will be at peace when your neighbor is at war

On President Buhari’s new (dis) appointments

While, in my opinion, it’s still too early to attempt to gauge President Buhari’s performance, even so, it might not be wrong to pose a comment on his probable dispositions, especially the one that raised so far the loudest outcry across the nation’s media platforms. I’m particularly concerned to see sudden changes in the discourse … Continue reading On President Buhari’s new (dis) appointments

Justice at play in Egypt: Mohammed Morsi sentenced to death

Until a more comprehensive justification is evident, I actually can't conceptualise the justice at play in Egypt! In July 2013, the Muslim Brotherhood faced its worst dramatic moment, something I considered as their rise and fall in the Egyptian politics, the climax today is far more dramatic. Could the world and particularly the great people of … Continue reading Justice at play in Egypt: Mohammed Morsi sentenced to death

Xenophobia is a crime against humanity!

Whenever we sat on our desks, during our secondary school days, the first thing that greeted us was a statement curvedly written in bold and coloured chalk like a rainbow above the blackboard, which said: ‘Apartheid is a crime against humanity.’ This sentence sank deeply more like the Nigerian National Anthem in our heads. It … Continue reading Xenophobia is a crime against humanity!

A 5-year-old boy discovered over 100-million year dinosaur

The 5-year-old boy discovered an over 100 million-year-old dinosaur fossil while playing with his father behind a supermarket in Texas, USA. 

Who will win Taraba 2015 gubernatorial election?

In a couple of days, Taraba and nearly all the states in Nigeria will go to the polls again this time to vote for their governors and the state House of Assembly Members. Despite the ruling party, PDP, won the presidential election in the state, with a marginal victory, against the opposition party, APC, it’s still very … Continue reading Who will win Taraba 2015 gubernatorial election?

Sold by their mothers: The child sex trade in Cambodia by Lisa Cohen, CNN

I found this story from the CNN Freedom Project very touching and therefore decided to share with you over here. Kieu, a 12 years old Cambodian girl was sold by her mother into sex trafficking to get what to survive. CNN Freedom Project followed the story with Mira Sorvino, an Oscar-winning actress and UNODC Goodwill Ambassador against … Continue reading Sold by their mothers: The child sex trade in Cambodia by Lisa Cohen, CNN

1st global conference on technology in language learning 2015

The 1st Global Conference on Technology in Language Learning 2015 (GLIT2015) focuses on the application of technology in language learning, particularly computer-assisted language learning (CALL)/technology-enhanced language learning (TELL) and language use in online media. This conference provides a platform for researchers, academicians and students to present, debate and exchange ideas on issues relevant to the … Continue reading 1st global conference on technology in language learning 2015

INEC Chairman ought to be sacked – Odia Ofeimun

In the wake of the ongoing Nigerian politics, here comes another perspective, I suppose a controversial one, from a Nigerian poet and writer, Odia Ofeimun who after speaking on the politics of Pan African Organization, recommended that the INEC Chairman Attahiru Jega ought to have been sacked for what he considered as manipulation of the voters' … Continue reading INEC Chairman ought to be sacked – Odia Ofeimun