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‘How water in the brain, epilepsy, death tried to derail my life’

How water in the brain, epilepsy and death tried to derail my life*

Olakunle Fayiga The birth of a child is one of the sweetest experiences in life, and nothing is sweeter than when the child comes out without any complications or conditions, especially those considered congenital (present at birth). That wasn’t for me though. Head circumference is the measurement of a child’s head usually taken when a
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Farouq condemns attack on humanitarian hubs in Damasak

A peep into Farouq’s one-year reign

By Joseph Erunke Within the one year that she has been on the saddle as Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Hajia Sadiya Umar-Farouq has carried out her assigned task of touching lives positively in different parts of the country to the delight of many. The establishment of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and
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What’s best for our youths now — Ambassador Sukubo, new youth President

What’s best for our youths now — Ambassador Sukubo, new youth President

By Dirisu Yakubu Ambassador Sukubo Sara-Igbe Sukubo is the President, National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN; the umbrella body of all youth organisations in the country. In this exclusive interview with Saturday Vanguard, Sukubo speaks on the reconciliation efforts to unite factions of the council, the involvement of youths in politics, the industrial action embarked
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Dr Walter Rodney

Death! Oh! Death! And the death of meteors

A meteor is like a shooting star. It sparkles, it dazzles, it brightens up, but it is also a falling star. They are also like joy, that has a slender body, that breaks so soon- “Ayo abara bin tin,”  as was depicted in Ola Rotimi’s epic play-  “The gods are not to blame.”A meteor rises fast and disappears at the apogee (height) of its glory. Meteors are always messengers, usually in a hurry to deliver their messages and disappear.

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Tribute to late Prof. Pius Adesanmi

My Tribute to Late Professor Pius Adesanmi   Oh pius, ‪The son of Adesanmi, ‪The son of Isanlu, ‪A proud son of Okun land, ‪The land of my birth. ‪A patriot. ‪A hero by all standards. ‪Saved from bad Nigerian roads, ‪Drowned in the skies. You didn’t experience oppression yourself, But you spoke against it
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