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Forensic Anthropology: The Identification of human remains to solve a crime

By Avril Eyewu-Edero In 2012, when I worked at the coroner’s office in Lagos state as a forensic investigator, we got a notification to process a scene that two skeletons were found somewhere in Lagos. I remember getting to the scene which was very interesting and seeing two separate skeletons in different positions inside the…

Boozy nights are no excuse for men to grope women

A culture of heavy drinking has led to sexual molestation becoming the norm on a night out for young women – and they feel they have to put up with it, an academic report warms. In a disturbing insight into how 18 to 24-year-olds behave on a night out, a survey has found one in…

Isolation, quarantine: Impact of COVID-19 loneliness on mental health

Isolation, quarantine: Impact of COVID-19 loneliness on mental health By Adaeze Oreh This week, the  world  celebrates Mental Health Awareness Week  and amid the global pandemic of COVID-19, it means that individuals with pre-existing mental health conditions such as anxiety, mood and substance abuse disorders are likely to have their symptoms worsen on account of the…

Alh Usman Shagadi: The end of an era

Alh Usman Shagadi: The end of an era By Hon. (Engr) Abubakar Momoh The news started to filter in the early hours of today weds, 13th May, 2020 of the passing of a great man, a very fearless, courageous and dependable ally – Alh. Usman Shagadi – the Osimua of Auchi sacred kingdom. As we…

Covid 19: Our Social Reformer

Covid 19: Our Social Reformer By Funmi Komolafe Sociologists describe culture as a way of life. It isn’t viewed as right or wrong. It is just a way of life that people have developed and live with. In Nigeria, culture is as diverse as the number of ethnic groups we have but over time, cultures…

Historiography and tale of two Awe towns

By Prof Tunji Olaopa, The recent deposition of Emir Lamido Sanusi II has thrown up many issues both locally within the Kano metropolis and nationally and surely will be a topic for discussion for some time to come. However, my concern in this article is really not the deposition itself but an affiliated issue; the…

Every contact leaves a trace: The basis of forensics

Trace. Source: DreamsTime By Avril Eyewu-Edero Every time we shake someone, go into a room, use a computer, or kill a person, there is a high probability that you will leave either a biological, digital, trace or physical evidence of yourself at the crime scene. Every contact leaves a trace. Sir Edmond Locard’s (French criminologist)…

Economic impact of COVID-19

Temi Okesanjo Coronavirus has affected hundreds of thousands of people, and the growing impact on the global economy calls for business leaders to take a lead in providing solutions on the evolving situations and implications of Covid-19 in the business sector. The question of whether the economy goes into a recession might be determined by…

Okowa’s vision for Warri

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa By NORBERT CHIAZOR No city can be as iconic as Warri, the famous oil city of Delta State. Located in the Niger Delta, it is the fourth largest wetland in the world. Warri has stood for ages as a melting pot of economic bubble and social revelry, dating back to…

Anambra South: Why objective versus Sen Ifeanyi Ubah’ll stop working

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah By Royce Okoro The journey of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, Chairman of Capital Oil, to the Nigerian Senate came to many as a shock but for me, it wasn’t, despite contesting the 2019 general election on the platform of an unpopular political party, Young Progressives Party (YPP). Ubah was the only candidate, who…

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