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While their allegiance to the nation and the President remain doubtless, yet as in all human affairs some persons with what is usually described in Nigeria as “bad belle” , sometimes attempt to drive a wedge between them, their jobs and even with their principal

Once an Editor and Managing Director, Adesina had waded through the thick and thin in the pen profession. Providence enriched his sojourn in journalism with the headship of the Nigerian Guild of Editors. As a suave writer, Adesina reflected his love for Nigeria and had severally communicated his predilections for ensuring that governance in Nigeria runs in the interest of the down-trodden. In writing, he stood against mis-governance, crass opportunism and corruption on the part of government officials

It is in the light of that pretension (as if God does not know our very thoughts, even before they are formed in our hearts), that I situate the death of Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr James Ocholi, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), his wife, Blessing, and their son

Among other things, I have the responsibility of consulting for the Forum of Spokespersons of Security and Response Agencies, then Chaired by Major General Chris Olukolade, which has membership from critical public institutions including the military, security, intelligence and response agencies. We also created and sustained web portals for providing accurate and timely information to the public

Speaking on Thursday at the launch of an association formed by professional journalists who have taken to online publishing, the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP), Ogunshola said there must be minimum standards to be maintained by online publishers, especially if they want to be taken serious

According to the Governor: “The Fourth Estate of the Realm must uphold the principle of fair hearing, engage in investigative and in-depth reportage of events and ensure an egalitarian society where all shades of interests and opinions are given opportunities to air their views

The other executive members re-elected were Garbadeen Mohammed as Deputy President, Suleiman Gaya as Vice President North, Victor Agusiobo as Vice President East and Steve Ayorinde as Vice President West

Adesina, the Deputy Managing Director/Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the newspaper, was appointed to the position on Tuesday by the Board of Directors of the company