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Political class and conspiracy of silence

Political class and conspiracy of silence

By Muiz Banire The security situation in Nigeria has become wholly intractable. What started as an isolated case of insurgency in some parts of Borno State has become a national malaise rapidly expanding and threatening…

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US report on Lekki shooting is prejudicial, contradictory, misleading, says Falana

US report on Lekki shooting is prejudicial, contradictory, misleading, says Falana

The report has attempted to cover up the brutal killings at Lekki and other parts of Lagos from October 20-27, 2020. It is a very contradictory report. On the one hand the report claimed that…

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Tinubu, the aspirant primed to pick APC’s presidential ticket

Tinubu, the aspirant primed to pick APC’s presidential ticket

The presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is becoming more interesting by the day among the aspirants and party gladiators who have signified their intention to vie for its ticket. So far,…

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Kukah’s New Year address not to denigrate Islam — Soyinka

Kukah’s New Year address not to denigrate Islam — Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has said no part of the comment made by the Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Mathew Hassan Kukah against President Muhammadu Buhari denigrated Islam. Soyinka, in a statement on Monday,…

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Police inspector, wife delivered of sextuplets seven years after marriage

Police inspector, wife delivered of sextuplets seven years after marriage

It was a joyful occasion for Mr. Bright Akhimien, a police officer serving in Eleme, Rivers State, and wife, Joyce, after seven years of childlessness ended with the delivery of sextuplets. On January 12, at…

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Covid 19 pandemic: Nigeria to receive 10 million vaccine doses in March-FG

Covid 19 pandemic: Nigeria to receive 10 million vaccine doses in March-FG

Nigeria will receive 10 million doses of coronavirus vaccine in March, Health Minister Osagie Ehanire said in a statement late Thursday. The vaccines add to 100,000 expected doses of Pfizer vaccine, he said. The statement…

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Nigeria’s inflation soars to 15.75%, highest since 2017

Nigeria’s inflation soars to 15.75%, highest since 2017

The inflation rate in Nigeria jumped in December to its highest level in more than three years, data released on Friday by the National Bureau of Statistics showed. Inflation stood at 15.75 per cent in…

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Tragedy as police lose two AIGs in three days

Tragedy as police lose two AIGs in three days

Tragedy has again struck the ranks of the Nigeria Police Force as another Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police has died three days after a colleague of the same rank Omololu Bishi passed on. This…

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Zambia’s High Commissioner denies Kaunda death rumour

Zambia’s High Commissioner denies Kaunda death rumour

Zambian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Solomon Jere, has refuted media reports that the country’s founding president, Kenneth Kaunda, is dead. The High Commissioner, who made the clarification, on Wednesday, in Abuja, at a media briefing,…

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Ooni greets Alaafin as Oyo monarch marks 50th coronation anniversary

Ooni greets Alaafin as Oyo monarch marks 50th coronation anniversary

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has congratulated the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi on his 50th coronation anniversary. In a statement issued on his behalf by his Director of Media…