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28 Jun 2015
TO remember our joy and our delight that South Africa would host the 2010 football world cup is to smile at what wistfully called the Madiba Magic, the feeling that Nelson Mandela could fetch us South Africans and Africans whatever we wanted him to get for us. He was the most famous politician on earth.
28 Jun 2015
BEFORE the eventual announcement of Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu as spokespersons to President Muhammadu Buhari, there had been wide speculations that either of the two would emerge. Their deserving appointments came with confusion and challenges.
28 Jun 2015
Opuro ngbinla, oniwayo ngbiu’gbado Sinu oko t’alabosi da. E o r’aiye? -Haruna Ishola in the 70s. I AM a not a member of The Redeemed Christian Church, my Christ Apostolic Church is good enough for me! However, I have some close pastor friends, like Pastor Segun Adegbiji, Pastor Magnus Maduka and Pastor Gbolabo Ogunsanwo, who often make it their business to keep me abreast of major Events in the Church, including Audio and Video Recordings of Daddy General Overseer, Pastor Adeboye’s Sermons.
Caleb Olumhense
28 Jun 2015
SOME people think that the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s “change” party, is in crisis. APC is not in trouble; APC is trouble. For me, that is good, and here is why.
28 Jun 2015
28 Jun 2015
Sir: I was prompted to ask myself the question ‘what are men turning into?’. Looking back at the days of our fore-fathers when men loved to be men, when it was honourable and a great privilege to be called a man - to dress with dignity, to walk with pride, to talk with boldness, and to move with every sense of responsibility like a man, when boys could go to work in steel factories with their proud fathers,
28 Jun 2015
SOME governors, particularly those of the All Progressives Congress (APC), are gloating. Like spoilt children, some of them, whose profligate lifestyles, assisted in no small measure to complicate the financial troubles of their states, have now gone to Abuja for assistance.
28 Jun 2015
I sparingly drink beer; maybe just a bottle in 30 days. But I broke the rule last week, when President Muhammadu Buhari said the Federal Government was not going to bail out distressed state governments.
26 Jun 2015
CONDUCT any survey any day, any time of Nigerians’ preferred staple food and you will be shocked bread will top the list! Although the preparation and consumption of this high wheat content flour meal are undoubtedly ancient and global, the broadness of its acceptance as a befitting consumable is indeed due to its human body nourishing status having been globally certified by acclaimed food scientists and nutritionists as dependable source of protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins, iron and calcium.
26 Jun 2015
ABOUT two months ago, a female retiree of the Osun State public service called to complain about unpaid workers’ salaries, and wanted this writer to wade in, as an advocate of the masses.
26 Jun 2015
THE internet has revolutionised the computer and communication world like never before. The fusion of the telephone, telegraph, radio and computers undoubtedly set the stage for an unprecedented integration of capabilities known as the internet.
26 Jun 2015
IN The Nation (Thursday, June 18, 2015, p9), two stories caught my attention. One story was titled “Navy destroys 21,000 litres of refined PMS in Akwa Ibom” and the other was titled “JTF smashes 32 illegal refineries in Warri”.


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Barcelona on Monday announced the signing of Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie on a free transfer from Italian champions AC Milan.
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The Managing Director, Lagos State Ferry Services (LAGFERRY), Abdoulbaq Ladi Balogun, has said that the state government has in the last three years procured 15 state-of-the-art boats to boost water transportation in the state, describing the investment made in water transportation by the Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration as unprecedented In a statement, on Monday, Balogun said:…
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England midfielder Kalvin Phillips completed a "dream" move to Premier League champions Manchester City in a £45 million ($53 million) transfer from Leeds on Monday.
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Wimbledon chiefs confirmed Monday that they will appeal against a $1 million fine handed down by the WTA women's tour for banning Russian and Belarusian players from this year's tournament.
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The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) Plc says it loses over N50 million every month to vandalism through stolen cables, damaged transformers and other network infrastructure.