Language and Style – Tribune Online https://tribuneonlineng.com Breaking News in Nigeria Today Sat, 28 Nov 2020 19:52:33 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.3 https://tribuneonlineng.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/logo.jpg Language and Style – Tribune Online https://tribuneonlineng.com 32 32 Versed, Vast, Adjoining, Adjourning… https://tribuneonlineng.com/versed-vast-adjoining-adjourning/ Sun, 29 Nov 2020 03:35:33 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=394511 Tribune Online
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Adjourning Protesters Holding Allege Statements Divorced Oyetola Platform Lockdown Rights Wars Requests Office halt opportunities downtrodden harmful prove assuming duty, Concord, halt, morning, live, living, earth, tribute, readers, sight living daughters pool verb dumping where Sunday clinch

Sample 1: “Yet, no one can ever deny Pastor Kumuyi’s consistent track as a preacher of holiness, highly vast in the knowledge of the mind of God as revealed in the Bible, humble, clear thinking and man of simplicity.”(Kumuyi admits his past teachings against prosperity…Opera News, Sunday 15 November, 2020) We are interested in the […]

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Armless Protesters? https://tribuneonlineng.com/armless-protesters/ Sun, 22 Nov 2020 02:56:53 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=392639 Tribune Online
Armless Protesters?

Adjourning Protesters Holding Allege Statements Divorced Oyetola Platform Lockdown Rights Wars Requests Office halt opportunities downtrodden harmful prove assuming duty, Concord, halt, morning, live, living, earth, tribute, readers, sight living daughters pool verb dumping where Sunday clinch

Sample:1: “Instead of hearing their pains and grievances, he turned the protest ground to a battlefield where live bullets were shot at armless and defenceless protesters.”(A UK, US and Canada visa ban on Governor IsiakaGboyegaOyetola, an opinion, Opera News, 13 November, 2020) The sole reason for presenting this excerpt for scrutiny is the blight found […]

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With a View to Holding the Fort https://tribuneonlineng.com/with-a-view-to-holding-the-fort/ Sun, 15 Nov 2020 04:01:01 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=390557 Tribune Online
With a View to Holding the Fort

Adjourning Protesters Holding Allege Statements Divorced Oyetola Platform Lockdown Rights Wars Requests Office halt opportunities downtrodden harmful prove assuming duty, Concord, halt, morning, live, living, earth, tribute, readers, sight living daughters pool verb dumping where Sunday clinch

Sample 1: “A former Commissioner of Police in Oyo and Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mr Leye Oyebade, is set to arrive the state this evening. His deployment to Oyo State by the Inspector General of Police, Mr Adamu, where he had held forth as State Police Commissioner is not unconnected with the seeming (sic) […]

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Allege, Accuse, Property https://tribuneonlineng.com/allege-accuse-property/ Sun, 08 Nov 2020 03:43:04 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=388360 Tribune Online
Allege, Accuse, Property

Adjourning Protesters Holding Allege Statements Divorced Oyetola Platform Lockdown Rights Wars Requests Office halt opportunities downtrodden harmful prove assuming duty, Concord, halt, morning, live, living, earth, tribute, readers, sight living daughters pool verb dumping where Sunday clinch

Sample 1: “Tella, a veteran media practitioner, also alleged Ogundokun of causing mayhem in Iwo, having failed in his several attempts to remove Oba Akanbi.”( Iwo chief chides Ogundokun, accuses him of orchestrating Oluwo’s removal, Biorepoters, online, 3 November, 2020) We pay attention to the expression “alleged…of” which occurs in the following context: “Tella…also alleged […]

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Defy, Defile, Perpetrate, Perpetuate https://tribuneonlineng.com/defy-defile-perpetrate-perpetuate/ Sun, 01 Nov 2020 04:08:42 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=386355 Tribune Online
Defy, Defile, Perpetrate, Perpetuate

Adjourning Protesters Holding Allege Statements Divorced Oyetola Platform Lockdown Rights Wars Requests Office halt opportunities downtrodden harmful prove assuming duty, Concord, halt, morning, live, living, earth, tribute, readers, sight living daughters pool verb dumping where Sunday clinch

Sample 1: “The video which was shared on Twitter showed the journalist in a black top and white trousers, covering the protest while asking the protesters questions, especially on why they chose to defile the curfew and come out.”(NTA journalist who survived Lekki shooting described it…Opera News, 24 October, 2020) I draw readers’ attention to […]

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Unguarded Statements https://tribuneonlineng.com/unguarded-statements/ Sun, 25 Oct 2020 04:33:34 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=384006 Tribune Online
Unguarded Statements

Adjourning Protesters Holding Allege Statements Divorced Oyetola Platform Lockdown Rights Wars Requests Office halt opportunities downtrodden harmful prove assuming duty, Concord, halt, morning, live, living, earth, tribute, readers, sight living daughters pool verb dumping where Sunday clinch

Sample 1: “Coalition of Civil Society Organisations, CCSO, yesterday cautioned former President OlusegunObasanjo and Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, against inciting Nigerians with their unguided statements on President MuhammaduBuhari and the state of the nation…It, however, advised Nigerians to come up with useful ideas that could assist the present administration consolidate on its achievements.”(Don’t incite […]

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Having Been Divorced… https://tribuneonlineng.com/having-been-divorced/ Sun, 18 Oct 2020 04:33:15 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=381877 Tribune Online
Having Been Divorced…

Adjourning Protesters Holding Allege Statements Divorced Oyetola Platform Lockdown Rights Wars Requests Office halt opportunities downtrodden harmful prove assuming duty, Concord, halt, morning, live, living, earth, tribute, readers, sight living daughters pool verb dumping where Sunday clinch

Sample 1: “He met Ibidun his second wife after ten years of having being divorced and wedded on 26th February, 2007.”(Why RCCG should re-think the sack of Pastor Ituah Ighodalo for remarrying Ibidun, a second wife, Opera News, 19 June, 2020) I urge readers to pay attention to the form being which occurs in the […]

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Oyetola did not only refuse… https://tribuneonlineng.com/oyetola-did-not-only-refuse/ Sun, 11 Oct 2020 03:25:48 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=379273 Tribune Online
Oyetola did not only refuse…

Adjourning Protesters Holding Allege Statements Divorced Oyetola Platform Lockdown Rights Wars Requests Office halt opportunities downtrodden harmful prove assuming duty, Concord, halt, morning, live, living, earth, tribute, readers, sight living daughters pool verb dumping where Sunday clinch

Sample 1: “But Aregbesola’s supporters are quick to dismiss such conclusions pointing out that Oyetola did not only refused to send greetings to Sherifat, Aregbesola’s wife, who celebrated her birthday few days ago, he stayed away from reception held in her honour at the Interior Minister’s residence in Lagos…Aside the social media fights of the […]

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Sometimes Trooping to a Platform https://tribuneonlineng.com/sometimes-trooping-to-a-platform/ Sun, 04 Oct 2020 03:01:26 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=377170 Tribune Online
Sometimes Trooping to a Platform

Adjourning Protesters Holding Allege Statements Divorced Oyetola Platform Lockdown Rights Wars Requests Office halt opportunities downtrodden harmful prove assuming duty, Concord, halt, morning, live, living, earth, tribute, readers, sight living daughters pool verb dumping where Sunday clinch

Sample 1: “So, what a better way than to start a scandalous rumour around such revered figures for people to start trouping to a platform or site.”(Attack on MFMGO: Maureen Badejo under fire, Opera News, 23 September, 2020) I draw readers’ attention to the present participle, trouping, which occurs in the following context: “for people […]

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Lockdown Order Being Violated https://tribuneonlineng.com/lockdown-order-being-violated/ Sun, 27 Sep 2020 02:48:45 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=375027 Tribune Online
Lockdown Order Being Violated

Adjourning Protesters Holding Allege Statements Divorced Oyetola Platform Lockdown Rights Wars Requests Office halt opportunities downtrodden harmful prove assuming duty, Concord, halt, morning, live, living, earth, tribute, readers, sight living daughters pool verb dumping where Sunday clinch

Sample 1: “Speaking to The Nation in his office in FESTAC, Engr. Buraimoh said the vehicles were necessary to help the police enforce the lockdown order, which, he noticed, were been flagrantly violated by the people.”(Oba Igbobi-Sabe, AmuwoOdofingive out palliative, The Nation, 26 April, 2020) First, we note that the verb-form (were) which comes first […]

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