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When Osinbajo eulogised, bid Soun farewell

When Osinbajo eulogised, bid Soun farewell

…and commiserated with late Olubadan’s family Saturday,   Ogbomoso was agog  last week, when Vice President Yemi Osinbajo joined thousands of sons and daughters of the ancient town for the Thanksgiving Service held in honour…

2021 Ibadan NBA Law Week: Makinde, GOC, others, proffer solutions to security challenges

2021 Ibadan NBA Law Week: Makinde, GOC, others, proffer solutions to security challenges

Makinde, GOC, others, proffer solutions to security challenges   Sola Adeyemo IBADAN To many reasonable Nigerians, the notorious issue of insecurity in the country has become a major source of worry, as nowhere appears safe…

Ilara-Mokin: A community left to fend for itself

Ilara-Mokin: A community left to fend for itself

No government in Nigeria has ever had enough funds for the development of towns, communities and villages in its domain. As a result, some communities take their destinies in their hands by embarking on community…

When Goodluck Jonathan hosted his class of ‘UU’81’

When Goodluck Jonathan hosted his class of ‘UU’81’

Forty years later, they still remain united and together, which is the reason they gathered recently in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, to celebrate their own – Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, the former President of Nigeria,…

Ondo: Killers on the prowl as cold-blooded murders surge

Ondo: Killers on the prowl as cold-blooded murders surge

Within one month, no fewer than six persons have been gruesomely murdered in different parts of Ondo State, which now causes apprehension among residents. ADEWALE MOMOH writes on how the victims were killed and how…

Anambra philanthropist, Iyke, marks another year   

Anambra philanthropist, Iyke, marks another year   

  Ambassador Mmerigwo Henry Iyke a foremost Uli-born humanitarian and, who is also called Onwa na ala Uli, today November 4, 2021 celebrates another remarkable year in his life. The international award winning business man and…

When Osinbajo boosted Police morale, welfare

When Osinbajo boosted Police morale, welfare

Last week, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo lifted the morale of the police with the commissioning of the barracks donated by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). MURITALA AYINLA writes that the gesture has the tendency…

Flooding: Akute residents send SOS to govt

Flooding: Akute residents send SOS to govt

Residents of Denro-Ishasi Road in Akute area of Ogun State are among those that dread rainfalls – and the reason is not farfetched. In the past several weeks, the Akute- Denro-Ishasi road, which is one…

Dating, sex among secondary schoolchildren

Dating, sex among secondary schoolchildren

In the last three decades, a substantial increase has been observed in the proportion of adolescents who engage in sexual activities while still in secondary school. It has been argued that dating among secondary school…

Much ado about mother tongues in Nigeria

Much ado about mother tongues in Nigeria

There’s no doubt that the Nigerian culture has been eroded by western culture and the effect could be seen in different areas, especially the fast eroding of different indigenous languages.   The white man’s culture,…