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ASUU, Please leave this fight for another day

He that fights and runs away lives to fight another day!” is an ancient proverb that conveys a profound message. Paraphrasing this, one can say that ‘not all fights must be won at once’. Looking at the recent events in the education sector, it is almost evident that the current strike carried out by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is not anywhere near over, or so the leadership of the union may have us believe.

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Midnight Massacre: One-year-old baby shot at close range

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 will remain indelible in the minds of the people of Fan District of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, not for cheer, but for melancholy. It was a day when 40 of their people, mostly women and children, were murdered in cold blood by unknown attackers who raided four villages in the middle of the night. Among those killed were entire households. And as has become the norm somewhat, the attackers, said to have been many, had a field day perpetrating their evil with no security agent around to challenge them.

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My encounter with the Police in Lagos – robbery victim

According to the Holy Bible, the would be disciple was skeptical about his brother’s discovery of the Messiah in Nazareth of all places. He was not scornful in his skepticism. Nazareth of old was not renowned for producing men of lofty deeds, of valor, of reputable disposition. But his brother was sure of his finding, Jesus Christ, even from Nazareth! The disciple went, saw and believed.

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