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6 Sep 2019
“Yes. Marriage is a lottery,” “No,It is not. It is not meant to be!.” No matter your perspective, the institution of marriage is as old as the human civilisation.
6 Sep 2019
Ansar-ul-Deen Society of Nigeria has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and state governors to eschew sentiments and address challenges confronting every ethnic group with zeal and vigor.
18 Aug 2019
Kogi State is not only a convergence of Rivers Niger and Benue, which in any case, is where the state got its conventional appellation ‘Confluence State’ from; it is also a convergence of many distinct tribes and tongues that have been cohabiting in relative harmony since the state was decreed into creation many moons ago via military fiat.
12 Aug 2019
Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Obafemi Hamzat, has stressed the need for oneness and peaceful coexistence among Nigerians irrespective of religion or tribe to reap dividends of democracy.
28 Jul 2019
As I had previously stated, proper mind function is grounded on the rule of intelligence. The driving force of intelligence that connects the cause to effect is what is the Will — The Will power. You must have heard this cliché, ‘Where there is a will, there is always a way,’ many times.
25 Jul 2019
It is a lot of journalists to fish in troubled water. It is his duty to mind other people’s business. When the government declares a curfew, the journalist would go out to cover it. When there is war, the journalist would be there to bring the shooting game of death to the public. Sometimes, people do get killed on the beat.
16 Jul 2019
The Yoruba say if a proverb is targeted at you and you cannot respond in kind, you are only afraid of confrontation. If a pot was taken to the forest by a human being and the pot became a divinity exerting sacrifice, it will not be out of place to ask whether the pot asked to be taken to the forest in the first instance and whether it knew the purpose for which it was taken to the forest.
7 Jun 2019
As an antidote to curtail the prevailing security challenges in the country, Nigerians have been urged to exploit the tactics and strategies employed by the holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) which were well documented. A Visiting Associate Professor of Applied English and Peace Linguistics, Department of English and Literary Studies, University of Ilorin, Dr Mahfouz Adedimeji,…
4 Jun 2019
Kaduna State branch of Nasrul-Lahi-L-Fatih Society (NASFAT) has urged Muslim faithful to remain steadfast and continue with the virtues they have imbibed during the holy month of Ramadan. According to the chairman, Muhydeen Yusuf, Islam does not only encourage doing good during the month of Ramadan alone, it also encourages us to accept with cordiality…
1 Jun 2019
Archbishop Alfred Adewale Martins, born on June 1, 1959, was the choice of the Pope Benedict XVI as the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos and consecrated on July 5 to replace His Eminence, Anthony Cardinal Okogie, who retired on attainment of the age of 75. Martins spoke to FUNSHO AKINWALE on his 60th birthday celebration, state of…
23 May 2019
Islam has had a long and illustrious history; it once was the epicenter of culture, Knowledge, and the professions (Law, Medicine, Accounting, and Numerology) – Islamic contribution to Knowledge is massive. I do not believe that a religion so versatile and so deep in its conservation and transmission of knowledge could be reduced to whatever…
15 May 2019
I refer to the above article by Professor Pius Abioje published in the Guardian of 07 May 2019. The writer’s pieces appear on my reading radar frequently. What you can’t take away from him is that he doesn’t pussy-foot on the big issues. His spear is always in the sand. I must add here that…

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