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Death the leveller

Life begets death. The day a person is born, the race to death tees off. For some, it is a dash; 100 metres or 200 metres. For others, it is a mini-marathon; 1,000 metres or 2,000 metres. For yet some others, it is a long-winding marathon.…

Madmen and their rulers

ACCORDING to a consultant psychiatrist at the Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi, Dr Michael Agbir, there has been a 30 per cent rise in psychiatric cases among the nation’s youths in the last four years. The shrink, who said…

Will of God and ill of man

The fire disaster that razed Ochanja Market in Onitsha, Anambra State, resulting in the death of five persons, including a mother and her child, and destroying goods running into billions of naira points to the nation’s poor emergency…