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2 Mar
A mishmash of business leaders and politicians recently gathered in Lagos, ostensibly to save Nigeria from its present political impasse – some created and others aggravated by the prevailing administration.
Abba Kyari
1 Mar
The two serious accusations against Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Abba Kyari, signpost a personal tragedy to him, but of larger and unpleasant implications for the reputation of Nigeria police and the country.
28 Feb
True to its oddly familiar nature, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) followed through its numerous threats by declaring a monthly warning strike last week.
28 Feb
Any mention of the war in a country that lived firsthand the attritional horrors of the civil war of 1967-70 is bound to evoke strong feelings and open old wounds.
27 Feb
Uprising over the freedom to wear hijab, or not, is ugly enough in a modern society. But having schoolchildren endlessly embroiled in such inanities to the point of shutting down schools is uglier and disgraceful.
25 Feb
The nation is expected to sing a redemption song today when, or if President Muhammadu Buhari makes good his promise to enhance the majesty of our democracy by signing the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2022.
24 Feb
The recent statement by Governor Babangana Zulum of Borno State, claiming that 90 per cent of repentant Boko Haram terrorists are genuine, might have emanated from moral naivety.
23 Feb
Implications of Nigeria’s debt burden are much more severe than official justifications would aim to palm off from notoriety.
22 Feb
Impending review of the premium currently paid on vehicle insurance in Nigeria appears necessary after some 18 years gap. But an upward adjustment solely for an increase in revenue
21 Feb
The introduction of a new tax of N10 per litre excise duty on all non-alcoholic, carbonated and sweetened beverages by the Federal Government expectedly stirred up an interesting controversy between the government and the Manufacturers Association...
20 Feb
The newly appointed Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Abiodun Sylvester Alabi comes to his job with sufficient experience and reforms initiatives to make the difference that the people have been yeaning for in running a professional and ethical policing system.
18 Feb
Reports that parents are being fleeced practically by schools in many parts of the country, under the guise of various levies and charges are disheartening.

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39 mins ago
Police Command in Bauchi on Saturday appealed to the general public to remain calm as normalcy is restored following the civil disturbance in Yelwan kagadama area of Bauchi metropolis. This is contained in a statement issued by the spokesperson of the command SP Ahmed Wakil  made available to newsmen in Bauchi. He revealed that there was…
1 hour ago
The Adamawa Judicial Service Commission has announced the dismissal of 11 personnel, demoted a Magistrate and 20 other workers. This is contained in a statement by Hindatu Lamorde, the Commission’s Secretary, on Saturday in Yola. She said the Magistrate was demoted to the pisition of Registrar for involving in corrupt practices. Lamorde said that 20…
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Greece said Saturday some 40,000 illegal migrants had been blocked from entering the country along the northern border with Turkey since the beginning of the year. Greece is often the country of choice for migrants fleeing Africa and the Middle East to try to reach a better life in the European Union. Many come via…
1 hour ago
The Nasarawa State Government has arrested 61 people for alleged violation of the law against open defecation.
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Former US president Donald Trump rejected calls for tightened gun controls Friday following the Texas school massacre, saying decent Americans should be allowed the firearms they need to defend themselves against "evil." "The existence of evil in our world is not a reason to disarm law-abiding citizens... The existence of evil is one of the very best…