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The ‘Ochadamu murder’

Is it not said that the dream of becoming a champion in any field of play could be dashed by any foul play on the part of the players? Where is our conscience? Where is our humanity, if we do not show our heartless politicians the "Red…

Revisiting electoral violence in Kogi

The Confluence State of Kogi was the cynosure of all eyes prior to November 16, 2019 gubernatorial election was conducted in the state which turned out to be a fait accompli.  On that day, the wishes, hopes and aspirations of the electorate…

Eliminating flood in Oyo state

It has become a norm, albeit a sad one, that the rainy season comes with flood, leaving a lot of families who reside near streams and rivers in queasiness.But the governor of Oyo state, Engineer Seyi Makinde, made it known recently that…

Re: Certificate forgery at NECO

I read with interest the Editorial of the Nigerian Tribune dated November 26, 2019, page 13 on the above subject. I was also surprised when the National Examination Council (NECO) disclosed the dismissal of 70 members of its staff for…

On governor’s pension

10 million naira monthly pension for a governor; can you beat that? In a country adjudged as the world's poverty capital, there is legislation to pay a governor N10million per month. We are being ruled by selfish people.No wonder, they…

Nigeria’s unemployment monster

For many decades, unemployment has remained a major problem that Nigerians are faced with. Most people have no jobs, including graduates from tertiary institutions of learning. Nigeria which is the biggest black nation ought to have a very…

Essence of gender equality

From ancient times, there were unacceptable ways by which the female gender was viewed. Women were never seen as risk-takers. A woman was seen as one that scurried for protection from the male, seen as home caretakers and a breeder of young…

Worsening state of roads

In Nigeria, it is clearly known that a larger movement of goods and humans is done by road. The bad roads in the country are not conducive for the citizens. Across various parts of the country, the roads are considered important for…