Editorials

A time to prepare for floods

Concern that the end of August break would trigger the annual September peak rainfall underscores the repeated warnings being issued to citizens to brace up for massive floods that could spell disaster. There is need to guard against the impacts on lives and property. The time to get ready is …

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Adelusi-Adeluyi at 80

Editorial Doyen of pharmacy and Rotary International in Nigeria, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, clocked 80 on Sunday, August 2, but his robust looks and regal strides belie that age. He looks as strong and agile as a 60-year-old can be. He is ageing quite gracefully. Always resplendent in his all-white apparels, …

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Julie Coker at 80

Editorial In an era where physical attractiveness has been substantially divorced from competence, social commitment and hard work, the life of the ageless Julie Coker, Yeye Eto of Lagos, is a testimony to the happy coincidence of beauty and brains, as well as the determination to succeed. Born in 1940 …

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Southern Kaduna massacre: Before it’s too late

The killings last month in Southern Kaduna have become a cause of concern. Nigeria is now a society in a free fall where bloodletting has become a daily occurrence. The post Southern Kaduna massacre: Before it’s too late appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. …

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Reviewing age limit for graduate employment

Belated as it seems, the recommendation of the Senate asking the Federal Government to direct the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Productivity… The post Reviewing age limit for graduate employment appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read More

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Beyond Buratai’s visit

Editorial     It was no doubt a well-meaning gesture designed to boost the morale of soldiers of the Nigerian Army who sustained varying degrees of injuries in the ongoing battle against the  Boko Haram insurgency as well as banditry in the theatres of operation in the North East and …

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Fixing Third Mainland Bridge

Editorial   Although the ongoing repairs on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos is not the first since the bridge was commissioned in 1990, it is about the most comprehensive, given the scope, duration and possibly the cost to the taxpayer. The cost here refers not only to the amount …

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Renaissance?

Editorial Emmanuela Mayaki, 10, just got recruited as after-school teacher, for her peers in coding. Her employers are Southfield Primary School, in Coventry, England. Emmanuela, after starting to learn computer coding at seven, has a slew of basic diplomas in that field. While learning to earn higher diplomas, she would …

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Building collapse symbolises governance failure

Recent data compiled by the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), an advocacy group, which revealed that Nigeria had 43 building collapses in 2019 should not be ignored at this time. The post Building collapse symbolises governance failure appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read More

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No proof

Editorial The global community has been confused and apprehensive since the outbreak of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic. Millions have contracted the virus, thousands have died and the United States and Brazil have become the epicenters of the virus. Scientists and the medical world have been battling to find a vaccine …

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