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8 Apr
The recent fire outbreak that ravaged the popular Apongbon under bridge market in Lagos Island was not an isolated incident. It re-enacted what has become
7 Apr
As Telecommunications operators in the country brace up to obey the Federal Government’s directive to bar Subscribers Identification Module (SIM) cards that are not linked to National Identification Number (NIN), a problem that lingers is about privacy of the citizens.
6 Apr
In an age when, and a place where moral values and a sense of propriety seem to have taken flight away from the realm of leadership, where integrity and all that it connotes have become unfashionable among Nigerian...
5 Apr
Public vituperations that greeted the barbaric display on Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) the other day are very much in order as a check on the excesses of persons bent
4 Apr
The higher level to which terrorism is being taken in the country leaves no room for doubts that rather than the much bandied story of terrorists having been largely decimated, they are actually waxing stronger.
3 Apr
The conviction of Ms. Pearl Ogbulu, the Erelu Okin of the ‘Petroleum Souvenir’ fame to 27 months imprisonment by the Lagos Special Offences Mobile Court, is an invaluable lesson to persons...
1 Apr
Undignified conduct of two erstwhile first ladies in Anambra State the other day relives the significance of spouses in the leadership recruitment process.
31 Mar
To maximise profit, forex buyers (end-users) always seek the cheapest forex price available. Accordingly the SFM-determined exchange rate paid by the apex bank tended to N379/$1 less 3.0 per cent......
30 Mar
For the sake of sound economic results, it is imperative to abide by relevant provisions of the Central Bank Act 2007, the Fiscal Responsibility Act 2007 and the yearly Appropriation Act
29 Mar
The prevailing high lending rates have led to very high unutilised bank lending capacity with the proportion of domestic credit to the private sector as a proportion of GDP as low as 12.1 per cent in 2020 according to the World Bank.
28 Mar
The 2022 Appropriation Act fixed the naira exchange rate at N410.15/$1. But six days into the fiscal year, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), as it is wont to do, unilaterally and ultra vires devalued the naira. That action appears to be in response to International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) calls for naira devaluation to pave…
27 Mar
Seemingly intractable power crisis rocking the country opened a new chapter the other day with the complete collapse of the national grid.

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There was pandemonium in Ondo State as the pastor of a pentecostal church, David Anifowoshe, was arrested by the police for allegedly abducting more than 77 people, including children in a dungeon in his church. Anifowoshe, who is the pastor of Whole Bible Deliverance Church, located in Valentino Area of Ondo West LGA of the…
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Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, has cancelled a concert in Morocco to mourn last week's tragedy on the border of Spain's Melilla enclave in which at least 23 African migrants died. Saxophonist and singer Kuti had been set to play on Saturday at the Jazzablanca festival in the Moroccan port city of…
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Demonstrators held rallies in several Spanish cities and in Rabat late Friday to protest over the deaths of 23 African migrants who died in a crush trying to enter the Spanish enclave of Melilla in northern Morocco. Thousands of protesters gathered in Barcelona, Malaga, Vigo and San Sebastian and in Melilla itself to denounce migration…
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One migrant was killed and at least six others, including a teenage girl, were injured Saturday in a shootout between migrant groups in Serbia near the Hungarian border, the state-run RTS television reported. The 16-year-old girl sustained life threatening injuries in the incident that occurred in a forest in the outskirts of Subotica, some 160…
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Are you planning to switch to a healthy diet? A great breakfast snack to include is a chicken wrap. Not only is it packed with healthy goodness, but it is also a delicious meal you can enjoy at any time of the day.  Need to make a healthy chicken wrap? This is the recipe you…