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2019: How does Buhari play his last card?

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By Mazi Sam-Ohuabunwa LAST week, President Muhammadu Buhari, PMB, began the last lap in the four year term given to him by the people of Nigeria to lead the nation. Though PMB has expressed a wish...

Wed Jun 6th, 2018     Read More →

When a government advertises its No. 3 citizen as a thief …

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Nigeria is on the road to Babylon: a place of confusion. Three years ago, the people were convinced that they had found a messiah who will lead them to the Promised Land, and meet all their...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

Commission resolves 48,000 cases of violence among couples

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The Sokoto State Hisbah Commission says it has resolved 48,000 cases of domestic violence among couples in 2017. domestic violence The commission also disclosed that it has received 2,160...

Sun Jun 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Kidnappers, cattle rustlers spread fear in Nigeria

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A spate of kidnappings for ransom in the Birnin Gwari district of northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state has left residents afraid to even leave their homes. Relatives cry as they mourn during a...

Sun Jun 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Anxiety in APC : Buhari, nPDP leaders negotiate over 10 states’ votes

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The decision to forge ahead with the talks despite the scepticism on the part of many of the stakeholders, Sunday Vanguard learnt, is coming from the determination of Senate President Bukola...

Sun Jun 3rd, 2018     Read More →

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, cloudy skies Sunday

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Abuja – The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted localised thunderstorms in Yola, Ilorin, Bida, Minna, Mambila plateau, Jalingo and Ibi on Sunday morning. NiMet NiMet’s...

Sat Jun 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Jaáfar Ahmed: Lifting the veil on jailbreaks, humanising prison services

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Soni Daniel,Northern Region Editor Ja’afaru Ahmed is a simple man by nature. On the surface, he appears as someone who cannot hurt a fly. That humane mien is borne out of the simple fact...

Sat Jun 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Expert urges more commitment to tackle HIV/AIDS

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Dr Olawale Fadare, the Senior Technical Advisor, Outcomes and Evaluation, Caritas Nigeria, an NGO, has called for more commitment among Nigerians in order to tackle the spread of HIV/AIDS in the...

Fri Jun 1st, 2018     Read More →

Ondo cries foul over bypass in rail routes by FG

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By Dayo Johnson AKURE—QUESTIONS are being raised as to why Ondo State was neglected by the Federal Government in the national railway development scheme. rails system Akure and some...

Fri Jun 1st, 2018     Read More →

Abia State: It’s time to stop falsehood against Ikpeazu, forum warns

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The Abia Youth Forum, AYF, an Umuahia based youth organization, has warned against the falsehood and what it called politics of bitterness launched against the executive governor of the State, Dr...

Fri Jun 1st, 2018     Read More →

Injustice, human rights and the Nigerian Army

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By Ishaq Yusuf June 9, 2018 is the second anniversary of the unjust retirement of 38 senior army officers by Gens Buratai and Dan-All. Both presided over a sitting of the Army Council and...

Thu May 31st, 2018     Read More →

Ignorance, drugs fueling domestic violence in North West

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Kaduna – Stakeholders in some states in the North West have attributed the spate of domestic violence in the country to use of illicit drugs among couples in the region. domestic...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Anniversary of June 12 presidential election (2)

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On January 2, 1992, all the elected governors of the 30 states were sworn-in and the entire federal cabinet was dissolved. The governors and their deputies were Abia-Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu-Clement...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Wake up, Nigeria is dying: A reply to my Fulani friends (2)

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By Obadiah Mailafia TODAY concludes the piece I wrote in this Column last week in response to one Abdullah Musa Abdullah who accused me of being a hate-monger. His confused and unlettered...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Osinbajo-led FG delegation meets Saraki-led nPDP

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Few weeks after receiving its protest letter, a delegation of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government, is currently meeting with the New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP)...

Mon May 28th, 2018     Read More →