Tag: tragedy

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EzinneDecember 12, 2017

The Thread: Instead of posting on social media, this is what you should do when you see a tragedy

We live in the social media age, where people post anything for clicks, likes and retweets. We have become so ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2017

The Thread: This is one of the most tragic marriage stories ever

The patriarchal nature of the Nigerian environment makes marriage touch-and-go. This means there are almost always tales of woe, particularly ...

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AzeezMarch 1, 2017

Civil servants enriching themselves is a monumental tragedy – Osinbajo

by Azeez Adeniyi Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said it is a tragedy when civil servants used the opportunity of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 18, 2017

IDPs bombing: Armed Forces will ensure it doesn’t occur again – Kyari

Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said Tuesday’s military air strike in Rann was very ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 2, 2016

How uncontrolled anger landed my friend in jail – Alibaba

Comedian Alibaba on Wednesday shared a heart-wrenching story of how a friend of his is currently cooling off in jail ...

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AzeezSeptember 12, 2016

Trump boasted about his building being tallest after 9/11 (LISTEN)

Republican Candidate in the forthcoming U.S. Presidential election, Donald Trump decided to make a national tragedy all about himself after ...

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AzeezSeptember 1, 2016

Zakzaky’s continous stay in detention will bring tragedy – Shi’ites

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), known as Shi’ites, on Wednesday warned that the death of its leader, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky in ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 19, 2016

Reuben Abati: The tragedy of O.J Abuah’s death

by Reuben Abati Life is all about memories. It is the only thing we are left with when flesh and ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 11, 2016

‘Amodu Shuaibu was in my place yesterday, we talked about Keshi’s death’

The Edo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Kassim Afegbua has mourned the sudden death of the Technical Director of ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 31, 2016

Opinion: Buhari and the tragedy of politics

By Abiodun Komolafe “He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 13, 2014

Tragedy strikes, as 14 people burn to death in road accident

by Jewel Stephen An accident involving a fully loaded tanker and a truck has left 14 people burnt beyond recognition and ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 10, 2014

@blinkingam: Why Yero should not stay beyond 2015 (Part 1)

by Abubakar Musa One of my long-term established virtues has been school and hospital visitations, every now and then. Recently ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 3, 2014

Independence Day tragedy: Family of five found dead in Ikorodu

by Damilola Jagun It was a black Independence Day for residents of the Itamaga area of Ikorodu as a family ...

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June 12, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Biafra, the ostrich mentality and Nigeria’s tragedy (Part 1)

by Okey Ndibe Alas, the defeat of Biafra birthed monsters that have since menaced all of us, exposing the seams ...

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May 19, 2014

Opinion: It’s time to revisit our national response to tragedy

by Wilfried Okichie Abandoning victims to their fate after the first photo op is callous and does not portray us ...

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May 7, 2014

Opinion: Boko Haram, Chibok girls and the sanctification of tragedy

by Wokinda Saresihn Are the conspiracy theorist who says the American CIA is indirectly connected to this Boko Haram onslaught ...

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May 5, 2014

Opinion: The tragedies of a wasted generation

by Ogundana Rotimi We would not also forget so soon that our fathers met the refineries in good and proper ...

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April 28, 2014

Tunde Leye: We have failed in humanizing our tragedy victims (Y! FrontPage)

by Tunde Leye There were military men guarding Chibok school who were outgunned and murdered by the Boko Haram fighters. ...

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April 20, 2014

Terrible: Kaduna Airport control tower gutted by fire

by Akan Ido There are reports that the Kaduna Airport Control Tower has been gutted by fire. According to PM ...

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March 27, 2014

Dele Agekameh: My niece was involved in the Immigration recruitment tragedy

by Dele Agekameh In the wake of the hullabaloo that greeted the unfortunate death of more than 19 applicants at ...

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March 23, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Jonathan has to sack himself for Nigeria to be better

by Tunde Fagbenle The rot, the national rot, is from the head. Jonathan has to sack himself after sacking everyone ...

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March 22, 2014

Chidi Onumah: Nigeria, one week one trouble

by Chidi Onumah But then, this is Nigeria. We are inured to tragic deaths. No week passes without bloodcurdling reports ...

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March 20, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: So what if Abba Moro is sacked?

by Abimbola Adelakun Moro and all those who were involved in Saturday exercise deserve to be fired but it is ...

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March 19, 2014

#NISstampede: FG cancels Immigration recruitment exercise

by ‘Jola Sotubo Perhaps in an attempt to make amends for the deaths of job seekers at the recently conducted ...

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March 17, 2014

‘Over 15 people fell on me…’: #NISstampede survivor narrates horrific experience (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo Families and friends of the job seekers who perished during the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) recruitment exercise ...

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February 1, 2014

Hannatu Musawa: My encounter with a 2-year-old raped by a police corporal

Hannatu Musawa There is no doubt that the institutions that are meant to protect women from rape have failed in ...

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December 27, 2013

Boxing Day Tragedy: 3 People die on Abeokuta – Sagamu road after crash

by Rachel Ogbu Tragedy occurred on the  Abeokuta – Sagamu road while people were home celebrating Boxing Day. Three persons, ...

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December 7, 2013

Opinion: Onitsha- A city in the grip of criminals

by Frederick Nwabufor As a matter of fact, a typical day for Onitsha residents is punctuated and hyphenated by robberies ...

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November 21, 2013

Nollywood actress survives car accident (PHOTO)

by Oke Efagene A major tragedy was averted today when a Nollywood actress narrowly escaped death. Memunat Yunusa, a Yoruba actress ...

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October 31, 2013

Tragic: 6-year-old boy dies in horrible Lagos fire while sleeping at home

by Rachel Ogbu A fire in Lagos has left a family terribly devastated after their six-year-old son died while sleeping ...

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