Welcome to the beginning of the Second Semester 2017/2018 Session. It’s exciting to start this semester in anticipation of the goals of integral learning experiences. As academic activities resume, the Dean of Students of the Dominican Institute wishes all students a wonderful semester of excellent outcomes.
The Dominican Institute matriculated twenty-eight students at the 2016/2017 Matriculation Ceremony held on November 09, 2016 at the Carolyn Walker Hall of the Institute. The 23rd Matriculation Ceremony of the Institute was graced by the presence of principal officers from the University of Ibadan, namely the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Prof. A. B. Ekanola, […]
The Federal Government of Nigeria, at the meeting of the Federal Executive Council, has approved the take-off of the Dominican University, Ibadan. This approval coming on the Commemoration of All Souls (November 02, 2016) in the Catholic Church not only marks the end of a ten-year journey towards getting a university licence; it also means […]
It is a great honor and privilege for me to address you all as President of the Dominican Institute as we commence the 2016/2017 Academic session. Contrary to my expectation, the Chancellor of the Institute, Very Rev. Fr. Charles Chukwuemeka Ukwe, OP. appointed me as President of DI with effect from July 1, 2016, following […]
We have just come out of the Christmas season. Our topic advances the cause and value of the incarnation. Christmas is a one – time event, but its effects will last until time is transformed into eternity. The mystery of the incarnation, which we celebrate at Christmas, is indispensable, thus every important aspect of the […]
Just before the general election in March 2015 the question was asked in certain quarters in Nigeria who or what political party the Catholic Church was supporting. Or who were the Catholic Bishops asking Catholics in Nigeria to vote for in the general election? A more poignant open letter was written to the Archbishop Obinna […]
“The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance; it is the illusion of knowledge[i].” Edward Bond, Washington Post, 29 January, 1984 There is a sense in which I can say I came to philosophy knowing nothing; well not knowing anything per se, but knowing nothing about philosophy as an academic discipline. Although, I had occasionally […]
After an attempt to articulate an integral humanism, the paper makes use of what is articulated. to describe what constitutes authentic development. By way of two submissions, it proposes a notion of education of the whole human person, a holistic education that can lead to the complete and positive transformation of the human person […]