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July 16, 2018

Lessons from abroad

  Lesson 1. Graduation Ceremonies: What Nigeria Should Learn From The U.S.   “Time is free, but it’s priceless You can’t own it, but you can use it You can’t keep it, but you can spend it Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back” –          Harvey Mackay Given the avoidable waste of resources that characterise university graduation ceremonies in Nigeria, why must we spend a whole day at university graduation ceremonies in Nigeria?  If you look askance at the so-called “African Time,” and if you subscribe to the Western Civilization notion and belief that ‘time is money’,…