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The Fray and Will of the Masses

The hats stumble, tumbling onto the arena with a heist of millions of naira in hand. Who needs a Nostradamus to know that 2023 looms on the horizon with queer enactments blazoning our political space?  As in Sergio Leone’s 1966 Italian epic spaghetti starring Clint Eastwood as the Good, Lee Vancleef as Bad, and Eli […]Continue Reading
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Suicide! Is it the Answer?

In this peice, Anthonia Akanji writes on ways of discouraging suicide in the society. A quote by an anonymous author says “suicide doesn’t end the chances of life getting worse, it eliminates the possibility of it ever getting any better” Suicide is death caused by injuring oneself with the intent to die over various issues. […]Continue Reading
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Need To Encourage Nigerian Inventors

In the later part of the eighteenth century to four decades into the nineteenth century, precisely between 1760s and 1840, the industrial revolution began in Britain. Today, western countries top the list of the developed world.  Asia is not left behind, as China, India, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia have emerged as strong manufacturing hubs. African […]Continue Reading
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Checking The Spate Of Jail Break

Nigeria Prison Service is one of the major institutions in the criminal justice system. It provides restraint to individuals accused or convicted for offence. Prisons could be referred to as correctional centres which is the third phase in the criminal justice system. Their functions include keeping custody, producing suspects in court as and when due, […]Continue Reading
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Coast Redwood: Tallest Living Trees

Coast redwood, (Sequoia sempervirens), also called California redwood, coniferous evergreen timber tree of the cypress family (Cupressaceae), the tallest of all living trees. They are endemic to the fog belt of the coastal range from southwestern Oregon to central California, U.S., at elevations up to 1,000 metres (3,300 feet) above sea level. The coast redwood […]Continue Reading
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Rape And Its Attendant Challenges

According to a survey in 2018 by Nigeria demographic and health, thirty percent of girls and women aged between fifteen and forty-nine suffers sexual abuse. The survey sates that at least two million girls experience sexual abuse annually and that only twenty-eight percent of cases is reported while only twelve percent result in convictions. Available […]Continue Reading
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Wonders Of Spider Silk

Spider silk exhibits a high resilience and can absorb three times as much energy as a synthetic fiber, such as Kevlar (material used in bullet-proof vests). In ancient times, silks were also used to stop the bleeding for wounds and also as a delivery method for applying “antiseptic” agents, such as vinegar. Spider silk is […]Continue Reading