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Osita Izunaso: An epitome of statesmanship, philanthropy and service to humanity at 55

Osita Izunaso: An epitome of statesmanship, philanthropy and service to humanity at 55

By Abdulmalik Suleiman Dignitaries from all walks of life were on hand to celebrate an icon who though has made his presence felt at the nation’s political filament but has continued to maintain gentle unassuming…

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Who will tell Buhari that Nigeria is at war?

Who will tell Buhari that Nigeria is at war?

By Olaolu OladipoThe venue was the Adokiye Amasiemeka Stadium and the event was the kick off of the presidential campaign of the then opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), a platform that was hurriedly put together…

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FFK: A vulgar striker on transfer

FFK: A vulgar striker on transfer

By Bolaji O. Akinyemi Politics like football or soccer as Americans will call it, has seasons when stars are open to transfer from club to club. This is usually a season their handlers must seek…

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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…