The fate of pharmacy and pharmacists in Nigeria

The choice of this topic was largely influenced by my personal experience, exposure and service in the past 30 years. Prior to the beginning of my Pharmacy education, I really did not know much about Pharmacy or pharmacists or their roles in the society. In essence, I got into Pharmacy by chance – but certainly not because I could not qualify for More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

The power of goal-setting

Imagine playing football or hockey in an unmarked field or rink with no goal posts. It would be a hopeless endeavour, with nothing to be gained, with no goal to strive for and not a score to be attained. We must More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Success through positive thinking

Albert Einstein once observed that “the problems we face today cannot be solved on the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.” Look around and you’ll see that is true. The world keeps More...

By admin On Saturday, June 1st, 2013

Concentration Follows Commitment

In 1975 a pharmaceutical company interviewed me for the position of marketing manager. During the interview, I brought out a copy of the Nigerian Journal of Pharmacy, the official organ of the Pharmaceutical Society More...

By admin On Thursday, May 9th, 2013


Nigeria For all her problems, Nigeria has gotten some things right. She is still an investment haven; she is still the beautiful bride that is currently being courted by many international businesses that seek to More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Pure cocoa powder shows evidence in cancer, cardiovascular diseases prevention

Going by the taste of pure cocoa powder, many fun seekers will dislike it, because of its bitter nature. However, recent studies have shown that pure cocoa powder is a power food item packed with antioxidants, phytochemicals, More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

De-worm the children, De-worm the nation (By Adebayo Oladejo)

According to the World Health Organisation, nearly 2 billion people worldwide are infected with soil-transmitted helminthes (intestinal worms) or water-borne trematode worms called schistosomes. Many of those affected More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Exhausted junior doctors working 100 hours a week are putting patients’ lives at risk

Patients are being put at risk, as exhausted junior doctors work for 100 hours a week, a new report suggests. Many training doctors are ‘tired and stressed’ because of shift patterns which flout European More...

By admin On Friday, March 15th, 2013

Can’t Stop The Shyning

 Can you pay the price? For regular readers of this column, you would know that this is that time of the year when I spend more time in the air than on land. I comb the nooks and crannies of Nigeria, Ghana and More...

By admin On Monday, March 11th, 2013


  “Money motivates neither the best people, nor the best in people. It can move the body and influence the mind, but it cannot touch the heart or move the spirit; that is reserved for belief, principle, More...