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29 Apr 2015
ON the other side of the coin, it was a quantum leap for President Goodluck Jonathan and his country, Nigeria. He broke a unique record in Nigeria’s political history for his fellow politicians and the people to emulate. In defeat, he scored an unprecedented victory of historic significance; a landmark victory that heralded a new…
28 Apr 2015
AT number five, Kotter identifies “allowing obstacles to block the vision” as another reason why Jonathan’s agenda may have failed.
28 Apr 2015
IN out in,’ says the bicycle pomp. Power is like the bicycle pomp. It speaks the language of the computer - garbage in, garbage out. Power is an enigma. It’s both a myth and a mystery. It’s a mirage, so evasive and so slippery. Power is esoteric.
28 Apr 2015
ON the 22nd September, 1983, I left the shores of Nigeria to commence one year hospital attachment with Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland as part of the requirements of the Fellowship Programme of the National Post Graduate Medical College of Nigeria at that time. I was occupying the post of Clinical Research Fellow and Rotating Registrar at the maternity unit of the university.
28 Apr 2015
CREATING jobs through sustaining economic policies, these steps will advance and sustain infrastructural development.
28 Apr 2015
FOR the people of Delta North Senatorial District who, all these years, have been yearning for the opportunity of producing a governor for the state, it was sweet victory when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer for the State Governorship election, Professor Bio Nyananyo, reeled out the result of the exercise and pronounced Senator Ifeanyi Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner 
28 Apr 2015
CONTRARY to pre-election fears fuelled by campaigns from the opposition camp that Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) may turn out to be a regional leader rather than a national one, former Speaker of the House of Representatives who has also emerged as the elected governor of Buhari’s home state of Katsina, Aminu Bello Masari, said the President-elect’s leadership cannot and will not be restricted to a provincial one.
28 Apr 2015
“We talked over the phone and he told me that he was fine, but said we should continue praying for him.” These were the words of an unnamed friend of Late Captain Benjamin Sule, when the military officer’s death was announced in Ikom Barracks, Cross River State.
28 Apr 2015
Commissioner for Home Affairs and Culture, Oyinlomo Danmole, noted that a total of 6,541 fire calls were received in the last five years, “many of which were avoidable.”
28 Apr 2015
AS part of activities to mark this year’s World Malaria Day and to boost efforts in eradicating Malaria in Lagos and Nigeria, Total Nigeria Plc, last week, partnered with Ibafon Community to provide long lasting insecticide treated nets to 500 households within the host community.
28 Apr 2015
Although the much talked about elections in the country have come and gone and winners and their supporters are rejoicing while the losers are rueful, the family of Olayemi Eniola, popularly called Esi Oluwo is in a mournful mood occasioned by the painful murder of one of their own.
27 Apr 2015
It is trite that where an alleged crime has not been proved beyond reasonable doubt, any lingering doubts must be resolved in favour of the accused person so held the Court of Appeal holden at Lagos in a unanimous leading judgment delivered by His Lordship, Justice Amina Adamu Augie, JCA with His Learned brothers, Tijani Abubakar And Abimbola Osarugue Obaseki-Adejumo JJCA concurring while allowing the appeal.


UEFA's head of women's football Nadine Kessler has dismissed claims that European football's governing body lacked ambition in the selection of venues for Euro 2022, with attendance records for the tournament in England set to be smashed.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Wednesday against boycotting a G20 summit in Indonesia in November if Vladimir Putin attends, saying this would hand a "propaganda opportunity to others".
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The Senate on Wednesday agreed to send a high-powered delegation of lawmakers to the United Kingdom to see the former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who is facing an alleged case of an organ harvesting charge in that country. Senate President Ahmad Lawan made the disclosure at plenary after the Upper Chamber emerged from a…
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President Volodymyr Zelensky told NATO leaders on Wednesday that Ukraine needs modern weapons and more financial aid in its fight against Russia's invasion.
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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of three persons in an early Wednesday multiple accidents at Mile 12 Ogere on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.