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Peace on bandits’ terms

THE news that Governor  Aminu Masari of Katsina State has had to leave his comfort zone to seek peace with bandits in their hideouts cannot but elicit a feeling of amazement and amusement.  It is amazing because it is not just an indication…

For Minister of Education

FIRST of all, thank you for your service to our great nation through the mandate of your office. This open letter is a call for the immediate overhaul of use of typewriters as a subject accreditation standard for secondary schools teaching…

Smoking waterpipe tobacco is harmful

IT would be germane to begin this reflection with a basic definition of what waterpipe or shisha is about. The British Heart foundation (BHF) states that shisha smoking is a way of smoking tobacco, sometimes mixed with fruit or molasses…