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Caleb Olumhense
16 Aug 2015
THE way I hear it, there are curious signs of improvement in Nigeria. Among them: electricity and petroleum products seem to be more available.
16 Aug 2015
GIVEN the final outcome/takeaway of the evening, nobody, least of all Mr. D. Trouble, should have been surprised.
16 Aug 2015
WITH more than a million victims of Boko Haram’s insurgency in camps and with diverse needs, the N5 billion President Muhammadu Buhari ordered to be released to them may not be much.
16 Aug 2015
RESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) has appointed a Presidential Committee on Corruption. The body, which has professor of law and civil rights activist, Itse Sagay, as head, is to advise the President and the administration on how to prosecute the anti-graft war and implementation of reform in the criminal justice system.
16 Aug 2015
I WAS off air last week. It is not in my character to exit rudely; I always try to issue some kind of notice. It was actually a force majeure. And it went this way
16 Aug 2015
16 Aug 2015
AN African proverb says, “When a child is excited and repeatedly pointing in one direction, look closely; you will either find his mother or father there.” President Barack Obama’s African shuttles, four at the last count and the most by a sitting American president, is an obvious testament of his natural interest in the affairs of his father’s home continent.
15 Aug 2015
ANY keen observer of public affairs in Rivers State will have noticed that, in recent weeks, there has been intense media engagement by leading political gladiators, or their proxies, in the state.
15 Aug 2015
I FIRST visited the then Federal Republic of Germany as a student in 1974. I went there for an eight weeklong German language program at the Goethe Institute. During my time in Germany, I passed through the cities of Frankfurt, Cologne, Bonn, Dortmund, Kassel and a number of others. However, I spent the bulk of…
15 Aug 2015
Sir: The poet said that love may be blind but the world could see. President Buhari may be earnest in his desire to change the country but his decisions, so far, are not inclusive of the whole nation. His choice of Chief Security officers does not reflect the picture of the political zones. Without any…
14 Aug 2015
14 Aug 2015
SIR: Why are Nigerian rulers, President Buhari inclusive, the Senate and the House of Representatives dodging the question of how Nigeria arrived at a point where the Boko Haram community that started as a peaceful community is now a terrorist group?


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Mr Tony Ojukwu, SAN, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), has reiterated the commission’s commitment to promote and promote human rights of all persons living in Nigeria.
16 mins ago
Nearly half of cancers worldwide can be traced back to a known risk factor, primarily tobacco or alcohol, a huge global study found on Friday, which said that behavioural changes can help reduce the threat of disease.
31 mins ago
The World Health Organization said Friday that two existing treatments dramatically reduced deaths from Ebola and should be given to people of all ages suffering from the often-fatal haemorrhagic disease.
46 mins ago
The United Nations on Friday called for the safety of aid workers in Nigeria's volatile northeast where a jihadist conflict has killed 35 humanitarian staff in the past six years.
56 mins ago
Staff of the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) on Friday suspended their three- day warning strike following the intervention of the FCT Minister, Malam Mohmmed Bello, over their salary matters.