Another matter of concord

February 12, 2017 Samson Dare

SAMPLE 1: “After the letter was published, Oyegun refrained from responding to Tinubu. But he later visited President Buhari in Aso Rock and photographs of the duo laughing and sharing banters was made public…It was […]

Concord and related matters

February 5, 2017

SAMPLE 1: “He said the laws establishing the institution requires an election among the consultants in the institution where three nominees are sent to the governor who was at liberty to chose from the list, […]

Assumption, resumption of duty

January 29, 2017

SAMPLE 1: “The current industrial action embarked upon by the Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) on August 22nd has grounded activities to a halt.”(Multibillion Naira DELSUTH Goes into Decay, The Nation, Sunday, […]

Border community!

January 22, 2017

SAMPLE 1: “The problem is the effect the case is having on the Osun State judiciary, an effect that is underestimated, badly mismanaged, and is setting a very bad precedence.’’(The Feuding Osun Monarchs,The Nation, January […]


January 15, 2017 Samson Dare

SAMPLE 1: “Although all efforts to get official military confirmation were unsuccessful, a very reliable military source in Delta confirmed that seven suspects were arrested in the early-hour operation, adding that recovery of explosives, arms […]

The leadership, the following, the public!

January 8, 2017

SAMPLE 1: “For Osundare a Professor of English and a renowned poet, this is the time for both the leadership and followership in Nigeria and Africa to look at those sensitive issues to help the […]

Particles and idioms revisited

January 1, 2017

SAMPLE 1: “Oyedepo said the issue of school fees paid by students of the university was a Godly agenda to meet the demands of raising Godly children in an environment conducive for learning.”(Oyedepo Cautions Critics […]

Belief and believe…

December 25, 2016

SAMPLE 1: “The former president said: “It is my believe that no one’s political ambition is worth the blood of any Nigerian and I am fulfilled knowing that…”(Nobody Asked Me to Concede Defeat, Says Jonathan, […]

Personnel and other collective nouns

December 17, 2016

NN continuation of our discussion of uncountable and collective nouns, let’s consider some more words. Many users do not know that the word information is an uncountable noun. Like other non-count (or uncountable) nouns, it […]

Nipping in the bud

December 11, 2016

SAMPLE 1: “He urged the members of the public to report to the command any filling stations selling above pump price, promising that actions will be taking immediately.”(Fuel Scarcity: NSCDC Warns Marketers Against Hiking Pump […]

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