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5 Feb
Recently, cultism has become one of the most worrisome social vices plaguing the Nigerian society. It has become so menacing that primary school pupils are now being initiated into the malevolent group...
1 Feb
It was on a fateful Thursday morning. I could still vividly recollect the ugly episode. It was a tormenting experience, one that I don’t even wish for my enemy. It was around 6:00 am. As usual, I set out early from home with the intent of beating the early morning traffic build-up. However, by the…
31 Jan
Sir: The high level of unemployment whereby thousands of youths are either not gainfully engaged, nor possess entrepreneurial skill is alarming in this country. It points to a very unsavoury situation of instability for the country. The youths have become disappointed because their expectation of being gainfully employed after schooling has been rendered into a…
23 Jan
The Vice-Chancellor, University of Maiduguri, Prof. Aliyu Shugaba, says there is no room for cultism and sex-for-marks in the institution.
22 Jan
A 63-YEAR-OLD monarch in Ogoniland, King Taalor Tornwe, has been remanded in Port Harcourt Correctional Centre by the Chief Magistrate’s Court in Rivers State for alleged involvement in cultism.
13 Dec 2021
Tragedies of monumental proportions have taken over our academic environment in recent times as students, sent by parents to achieve academic laurels, have become monsters constituting nuisance to their own future and society.
21 Oct 2021
Justice Umar Fadawu of Borno State High Court, Maiduguri, yesterday, sentenced 17 people to six years jail term each for cultism and conspiracy in the state.
17 Sep 2021
The Police Command in Kaduna State said it had arrested 25 suspects for various crimes from August to September, an official said on Thursday.
6 Aug 2021
Given the poor security situation in the Gulf of Guinea, the Nigerian Navy has hinted of plans to establish an outpost at Ikang and a naval security station at Dayspring Island in Bakassi
18 Jun 2021
Akwa IBOM State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the All Progressives Congress (APC) for attacking governors’ observations during their meeting in Uyo
14 May 2021
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu recently convened a state security summit to appraise successes, prospects and challenges of keeping the cosmopolitan state safe.
6 Apr 2021
Wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr. Ibironke Sanwo-Olu, has urged the youths to improve their skills and talents as critical drivers in addressing unemployment, poverty


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Australia won a World Cup game for only the third time in their history with a dogged 1-0 victory over Tunisia on Saturday to revive their last-16 hopes.
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Eden Hazard admitted Saturday that Belgium's best chance to win the World Cup had come and gone but said they still have the quality and experience to lift the trophy in Qatar. Belgium, who finished third at the tournament in Russia in 2018, are still ranked second in the world but many of the much-vaunted…
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US authorities announced a ban Friday on the import or sale of communications equipment deemed "an unacceptable risk to national security" -- including gear from Chinese giants Huawei Technologies and ZTE. Both firms have been on a roster of companies listed as a threat by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the new rules bar…
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Following the adoption of the national framework for the operation and domestication of Human Capital Development (HCD) across the country, the Lagos State Government along with the Governments of the six southwestern states has committed to investing in people through knowledge and skills acquisition. At a 2-day HCD Southwest Regional Conference with the theme: “From…
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Thirteen people were missing on Saturday after heavy rains caused a landslide on the Italian island of Ischia, media reports said.