National and state Assemblies: Where are you?

BY Tola Adeniyi– It is curious, and certainly most embarrassing that our elected members of the National and State Assemblies throughout the federation have kept unusually quiet in the face of the horrendous horrors and unmitigated disasters assaulting this country and her citizens on daily basis. No part of the country is exempt from the gory spectacles we see on television screens, hear about on radio and read about in the newspapers, magazines and social media without ceasing. It appears the country is in a state of war.

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How Klopp gets the best from most Liverpool talents in 2018/2019 season

By Moshood Akinleye– Many reasons could be claimed for wanting to beam the flood light on a team out of many who have probably done well in the 2018/2019 season, but for the purpose of a European victory, for the purpose of many failed attempts at finals in years past and for the purpose of the fashion in which the club swam into victory at the tail end of the season, it is worth dedicating paragraphs to.

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Nigeria’s new youth age classification and matters arising

By Ibrahim Faruk– The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development on 24 May 2019 launched the Revised National Youth Policy, 2019 with youth stakeholders in Akure, Ondo state. The review which was long overdue – the 2009 Policy states that it should be reviewed periodically (every 5 years) was due for review in 2014. However, due to various challenges, the Policy Review process was not completed till 2019 (an additional five years after the last review was to have taken place).

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Our leaders need more than hope

Attacks on Saudi Arabia’s energy sector have recently elevated tensions in the Persian Gulf. The US has sent an aircraft carrier strike force, and US nonessential staff have been ordered out of their diplomatic posts in Iraq. The oil firm Exxon Mobil has evacuated their personnel, and the US Federal Aviation Administration has warned commercial air traffic of increased risk.

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