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Zulum, minister, others urge dialogue, calm

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Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Uchechukwu Ogah, yesterday, called on Nigerian youths to engage in constructive dialogue with government instead of providing avenue for hoodlums...

Thu Oct 29th, 2020     Read More →

Elephants return to North East

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Hundreds of elephants have found their way back to the North East at the risk of Boko Haram insurgents and potential conflict with the agrarian villagers. The mammals, numbering 250, earlier...

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Read More →

FG gets committee to address EndSARS protests fall-out

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Falz at the #EndSARS protestThe National Executive Council (NEC) has inaugurated a committee to address issues arising from the nationwide EndSARS protests at the federal and state levels. NEC...

Tue Oct 27th, 2020     Read More →

Jihadists kill eight in northeast Nigeria

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The insurgents attacked the farmers on Sunday as they were harvesting crops in Moranti outside Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, two sources said. “The attackers used knives, not guns,...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

Rebuilding ruins of violence amid low revenues

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The Shoprite shopping mall in Lekki Phase 2 was looted on October 22, 2020, after the army repressed peaceful protestors gathered at the Lekki Toll Gate despite curfew. Over 20 important state...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

Youth rage and the shame on our leaders

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I thought President Muhammadu Buhari got it right. His minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare, met with him on Monday, October 20 and brought this message to our youth: “The...

Fri Oct 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Troops overrun Boko Haram/ISWAP hideouts, eliminate scores in NE – DHQ

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The Defence Headquarters says that the land and air components of Operation Lafiya Dole have successfully overran many Boko Haram/Islamic States of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists’...

Thu Oct 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Zulum declares fasting, prayers against Boko Haram sponsors, beneficiaries

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Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has asked residents and clerics to fast and pray against Boko Haram’s sponsors and beneficiaries today. Zulum gave the directive while addressing the...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

Group, northern youths want leaders to broker peace in FG, ASUU face-off

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Irked by the face-off between the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the National Professional Group and Northern Youths Frontiers have urged leaders in the...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

Brutal #EndSARS protests imminent as Exercise Crocodile Smile begins

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The Federal Government may have finally yielded to the temptation of quelling the ongoing #EndSARS protests via military might, in the guise of Exercise Crocodile Smile 6, which the Nigerian Army,...

Sun Oct 18th, 2020     Read More →

Tension as #EndSARS protests worsen nationwide

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Living up to their promise to keep up campaign seeking justice for victims of police brutality and overhaul of the country’s security apparatus, yesterday, protesters remained on the...

Sat Oct 17th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria resumes Yellow fever vaccination – WHO

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[FILE PHOTO] A patient down with yellow feverThe World Health Organisation (WHO) says Nigeria has resumed Yellow fever vaccination with safety measures for the COVID-19 in context. WHO Regional...

Fri Oct 16th, 2020     Read More →

New twists in anti-SARS protests

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Nationwide protests against brutality by men of the proscribed Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) entered its sixth day yesterday with new twists and turns. In Abuja, many of the...

Thu Oct 15th, 2020     Read More →

A win-win culture and meritocracy in Nigeria?

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The last time that I published an article in this newspaper, I discussed issues surrounding the development of a country that we can refer to as “our own very dear country, Nigeria.”...

Thu Oct 15th, 2020     Read More →

How APC govs beat PDP to Ondo guber poll

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Re-elected Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State (left); his wife Betty; the Deputy Governor-Elect, Lucky Ayedatiwa and his wife Esther Oluwaseun displaying their Certificates-of-Return,...

Wed Oct 14th, 2020     Read More →