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Akintayo Aluko

24 Jul
As voters troop out today in Lagos and Ogun states to elect their local council chairmen and councillors, Yiaga Africa has lamented the over bearing influence of state governors on the grassroots election.

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A year ago today, at least 44 people were killed in nine separate incidents around the country, most infamously at least nine killed at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos. One year on and justice still eludes the peaceful protesters who were brutally cut down. It is a bitter irony that the very security services…
14 mins ago
The Good Governance Group (G3), a group aimed at building human capacity in the political space, has harped on youth involvement in politics and knowledge of the constitution for effective participation in governance. During a training at the Global Impact Church in Lagos theme: "Constitutional review", the group stated that there is need for Nigerians…
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This Is My Brave, a non-profit organization, has declined to receive the proceeds from Jamie Lynn Spear's upcoming memoir 'Things I Should Have Said.' Jamie Lynn was caught off guard by the non-profit's decision to decline her upcoming book sales donation offer.  This Is My Brave announced that they chose to decline the proceeds from…
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A Pakistani-American man accused of raping and beheading his girlfriend, the daughter of a former ambassador, went on trial Wednesday in the capital Islamabad. The brutal murder of Noor Mukadam, 27, in July sparked protests across the country and calls for reform to Pakistan's gender violence laws. Zahir Jaffer, 30, from a wealthy industrialist family,…
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In pursuance of the heinous onslaught of Osama bin Laden at the aftermath of September 11, 2001, the NATO troops and the US led Allies headed for Afghanistan; to pre-empt any further sordid event, and prevent Afghanistan from being used as a criminal hide-out to launch such deadly attack, even after apprehending Osama bin Laden.…