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10 May 2015
NO, I did not have a road to Damascus experience with the legendary Professor Tekena Tamuno. And, no, he did not contribute to my vocation as a priest, nor did he pay my fees. However, looking back, this great man, unknown to him, really and truly changed my life. And, might I add, perhaps my…
10 May 2015
IT might take a while to comprehensively do an inventory of all the events and pronouncements that shaped the 2015 general elections. Different stakeholders in and outside government played different roles, either positively or negatively, to prepare the stage for the elections. One group whose contributions must not be forgotten so early is the camp…
10 May 2015
ALL is not well in the lion’s den. The first indication to this is the sudden presence of town criers in the jungle proclaiming the prowess of the lion. The lion remains the king and every animal knows that. Something must be gravely wrong therefore, if the lion is being forced to re-assert its place…
10 May 2015
Sir: There are consultations among the members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) on who should be or not to be a minister in the in-coming administration that would be piloted by the president elect, General Muhammadu Buhari. It is no more news that most leaders in the country are always after themselves instead of…
9 May 2015
THE governor-elect of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, surely has a whole lot of challenges to face and many “battles” to fight as he prepares to wear the “big shoes” of the outgoing Governor Babatunde Fashola who is stepping out of office in a couple of weeks. Having rode on the back of Fashola’s remarkable achievements…
9 May 2015
THAT we Nigerians should do our crimes in Nigeria where neither the police nor magistrate bothers the criminal. Whenever we have ventured into other countries and other climes for our crimes we have been hammered by the punishments that are prescribed for criminals of our types in such places and space. It is not that…
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9 May 2015
Biosafety law
9 May 2015
BY signing the National Biosafety Agency Bill into law, President Goodluck Jonathan has signaled a turning point in biotechnology research and development in Nigeria. Though coming more than five years after the bill was introduced in the National Assembly as the Biosafety Bill 2010, with which researchers and experts in the relevant fields can now…
8 May 2015
NATIONAL integration is a very critical factor of development: An indispensable imperative, which should be pursued vigorously, in order to give every Nigerian a sense of belonging.
8 May 2015
FOR President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, failure is absolutely unacceptable because the expectations of Nigerians are over-the-roof! However, one sector of the economy that has probably not been given enough attention is tourism and hospitality.
8 May 2015
ALL over the world, the issues around tobacco production, consumption and control occupy the attention of quite a lot of people spread across a colourful spectrum of those who think tobacco consumption should be banned and others who believe the product, which is legal globally, should be consumed responsibly by those who are so inclined.
Buhari-OK-OK
8 May 2015
SAFETY of life and property, which, ordinarily, should occupy a major plank in the programmes and plans of our governments at all levels, has not attracted enough public debate in Nigeria.

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At least 31 people were killed on Saturday when a stampede broke out in south Nigeria during a church charity event where food was being distributed, police said. The disaster happened in Port Harcourt city in Nigeria's Rivers state, local police spokeswoman Grace Iringe-Koko said, confirming a death toll of 31 people. Local Nigerian media…
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There is tight security within and outside the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja,  Venue of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN reports presence of security officers including police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Department of State Security, at different locations around the stadium. Accredited delegates, media, party…
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President Muhammadu Buhari says African political leaders must respect the right of citizens to make their choices at elections. He warned that peoples’ right to vote and determine who leads them should not be treated lightly. Malam Garba Shehu, the president’s spokesman stated in Abuja on Saturday that Buhari gave the warning at a bilateral…
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Roman Abramovich said Saturday owning Chelsea had been the "honour of a lifetime" after the Premier League club said the sale to a consortium led by Todd Boehly, the co-owner of baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers, was expected to be completed by Monday. Chelsea were put on the market in early March, days before Abramovich was…
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Real Housewives of Lagos Stars (RHOL) Carolyna Hutchings and Toyin Lawani (Tiannah) took to Twitter to exchange words. The reality TV stars and former friends took to Twitter to accuse each other over their wrongdoings. Carolyna had called Toyin out for allegedly spreading rumours about her marriage to Musa Danjuma, which ended in 2019. She…