Religious Tolerance

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Religious intolerance is something I am so not used to especially as I have experienced growing up with Muslim cousins. Growing up, we were raised to respect and love each other irrespective of religious or tribal persuasions. That’s why I was totally shocked when I heard about the senseless killing of Mrs. Christianah Oluwatoyin Oluwaseesin by some Muslim secondary school students last week in Gombe State. Gombe was carved out of the old Borno State and it is a beautiful place. According to the deceased’s husband Mr Micheal Oluwaseesin who was out of town when the unfortunate incident occurred. “From […]

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Anambra State and its Wahala!

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I have almost given up on my beloved state. Why? Because lately, there is hardly anything to love about it -well, except that it’s the home of my forefathers and really, when I do go to my home town, it does feel like home. Here are my worries: the roads are unbelievably bad, it’s highly undeveloped, security is poor and it’s boring! However, my main grouse with my home state is its inability to produce good Governors. This is rather ironical when one considers that this same state has produced so many talented leaders in different spheres of our nation. However, […]

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One Crash Too Many.

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There was yet another crash today -the fifth in one year. It is kind of ironic that this crash occurred almost a year after the ghastly Bellview flight which claimed the lives of all its occupants. This recurrence is quite confusing; is it a sign of the end or is it that Nigerian airlines are just plain irresponsible? Already a number of my friends have stopped using commercial airlines within Nigeria. However, a majority of airline users have no choice but to continue to fly them. My heart goes out to all those who lost their loved ones in the ADC […]

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