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Insecurity: Will the narrative ever change?

Insecurity: Will the narrative ever change?

During the week, on Wednesday to be precise, a national daily splashed the following truly frightening headline on its front page: ‘1,153 civilians, 176 security personnel killed in 3 months – Report’. Yes, this was…

Enhancing medical doctors’ manpower development through Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation Scholarship Scheme

Enhancing medical doctors’ manpower development through Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation Scholarship Scheme

In the quest to provide quality health care delivery services and improved health conditions for Nigerians, the senator representing Abia North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, His Excellency, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, through the…

Infection of brain’s coverings

Infection of brain’s coverings

The scene TKK has been residing in the northern part of the country all his life. He is a food crop farmer and usually look forward to the dry season for two reasons. Firstly, it…

Like Pope John Paul, like Adolf Hitler!

Like Pope John Paul, like Adolf Hitler!

The scene Imagine a banquet with the guests seated, strange bed fellows came to feast. The roll call of invitees was indeed puzzling; Adolf Hitler (1889– 1945), German dictator and champion of the Holocaust, Pope…

Craving for a return to when non-state actors held sway

Craving for a return to when non-state actors held sway

Why for Afrika? As time dey go Things just dey bad Dey bad more and more… – Fela 1986 The above are some of the lyrics from the album ‘Teacher Don’t Teach Me Nonsense’ released…

The scene Mrs OB is a coach of Etiquette, she came to take her class as usual, but the now familiar stench accompanied her, the students cringed as usual, some hissed, some chuckled, some covered…

The sweat about

The sweat about

The scene Mr OA has always sweated excessively from his palms and arm pits as far back as his memory could take him. He’s suffered series of embarrassments on account of this, the most recent…

Suffering and smiling as Nigeria turns 61

Suffering and smiling as Nigeria turns 61

In six days’ time Nigeria, the so-called ‘Giant of Africa’, will be celebrating six decades and one year since it severed its umbilical cord from Britain to become a new independent nation. Free of its…

When blood cells

When blood cells

Scene 1 During late night conversations in the just penultimate Big Brother Naija house on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, one of the five finalists, Laycon, revealed his genotype to be Sickle Haemoglobin-C (HbSC), a milder…

Who owns the land: Non-state actors or government?

Who owns the land: Non-state actors or government?

We want to know who owns the land,” so asked the late Nigerian artiste, Sonny Okosun in his hit song “Papa’s land” released way back in 1977. Sadly, 44 years after the Edo Stateborn crooner…