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Attack on farmers in Agbon village

FOLLOWING the recent attack on farmers in Agbon village, about 15 kilometres from Oja Odan town in Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State by herdsmen, it is obvious that the community needs a police post.Farmers at Agbon village…

Good governance, our collective responsibility

BUILDING a nation is a collective responsibility of the citizens because what you are today will define what your children would be in the future. You may, however, not be there to witness the developments. It takes collective interest to…

Insecurity and loose information

IF the leader of Boko Haram or any mischievous group find it important to respond to public comments like the one made by Dr Isa Ali Pantami, one is forced to ask, to what effect and to impress who? Of what benefit are the countless…

Time to take girl-child education seriously

ON Tuesday February 11, 2020, the world marked the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. It is a day set aside by the United Nations for reflections on the place of women and girls in science and the need to work towards an…

Co-operative as tool to meet economic needs

Co-operative society, to many people, especially the enlightened and the rich, is seen as a primitive method of saving meant for the ‘haves-not’ in their midst. Its emergence meant nothing except to low income-earners and traders who have…

Before we all get killed

Security challenges have continued to deteriorate with the growing distrust among the government and Nigerians who have expressed dissatisfaction and disappointment with the way government responds to the killings in the country.The…

Do politicians deserve honour?

The various adjectives used to qualify politicians in Nigeria make it look like they are all worthy of respect and are to be revered. But in my own assessment, those that are qualified for such adjectives and appellations are those that are…

Let peace reign in Oyo State

Oyo State is peaceful and has been for a while just as the issue of 1962 Wild Wild West remains indelible. The issue of sacked local government chairmen and Oyo State governor should be resolved amicably. Let’s borrow a leaf from Ekiti and…

On youth restiveness

It is the belief of many that democracy should guarantee people good life. A stable democracy piloted by visionary leaders who possess the intellectual clout to see issues at their broader and more complex perspectives should ensure a…