Re: Banditry: Kaduna’s frightening casualty figures

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THE glaring weaknesses in the 19th March 2021 editorial of the Nigerian Tribune suggests that it is time to talk about newspaper editorials and their intended purpose for our country and its tumultuous times.  As the corporate opinion of a newspaper, an editorial is supposed to reflect a depth of organised thinking, research and analysis that helps to transform into knowledge the raw information in news reports and other materials. Editorials are a vital contribution to discourse, and newspapers ought to take their production seriously.

For starters, let us assess the approach taken in the said Nigerian Tribune editorial, titled Banditry: Kaduna’s frightening casualty figures. The…



Source: Nigerian Tribune