Monday, 27th March 2023
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David Jowitt

9 Jan
While I was spending Christmas with some friends in another part of town, a colleague of mine called to say that she wanted to come to my house with a ‘message’. I said she could leave it there in my absence, and I imagined that it was probably some kind of written communication.
2 Dec
fter looking at the title of this piece you observe the name of its author and the name of his employer, you may think that the piece is somehow going to be about the ‘ASUU’ strike.
18 Sep 2019
Many Nigerians, especially those who have had some exposure to other English-speaking countries, would readily agree that the way English is spoken in Nigeria departs markedly from the way...
23 Jul 2017
Austen died in her forty-second year, unmarried. A distinguished biographer of hers, David Cecil, says: ‘Normal and feminine as she was in so many ways, it is unlikely that Jane Austen was without some maternal instinct.


2 mins ago
The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of United Nations has renewed its commitment to supporting food security and building of locals resilience in North East region.
23 mins ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed April 15 for the conduct of outstanding
39 mins ago
The Lagos State Government has vowed to continue to clamp down on miscreants who harass motorists and truck drivers in the state. The Commissioner for Transportation, Frederic Oladeinde, made this known while parading four hoodlums in the Amuwo-Odofin area of the state. The hoodlums are Tunji Oyedeji, Allison Ozin, Taiwo Olubodun, and Awotunde Ahmed. Oladeinde…
40 mins ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday, April 15 for governorship, and national and state assembly supplementary elections. INEC said this in a tweet on Monday less than one week after two governorship elections – Kebbi and Adamawa states were declared inconclusive. “Arising from its meeting held today, the Independent National Electoral Commission…
42 mins ago
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has promised to collaborate effectively with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a transparent prosecution of electoral offenders. Over 700 offenders have been arrested by men of the Police for violation of electoral laws during the 2023 general elections which were recently held in Nigeria. During the Presidential election…