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6 Oct 2020
I read with great interest and delight, in the Opinion Page, The Guardian of Monday, 28-09-2020, an article by Dr. Akinola of Oxford, United Kingdom.
3 Oct 2020
On the 60th Independence anniversary of the World’s most populous Black and African country, there is one thing most Nigerians are in agreement with – things are not very well with the state
29 Sep 2020
Can mutually acceptable forms of worship be crafted by divinely inspired religious scholars and leaders to promote increasing religious harmony, leading to peace, love, and national cohesion?
1 Aug 2020
In the month of July, the first month in the second half of the year 2020, which would mark the 60th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence, some emergent leaders came of age.
27 Dec 2019
The year 1960 was to be crucial for Africa: 17 sub-Saharan countries became independent from their European colonisers, 14 of them from France.
5 Oct 2019
Dr. Cosmas Maduka, the Chief Executive of Coscharis Group, in this interview with LEO SOBECHI says that after 59 years of independence, Nigeria should separate politics from development, stressing that inconsistency in government policies has been at the root of the slow rate of growth of the country’s economy.
2 Oct 2019
The judiciary has come a long way in trying to use the law to guide society and make the people be law-abiding as well as foster peace among citizens in the country.
30 Sep 2019
The years between 1957 and 1963 were very crucial to African countries within the context of gaining independence from colonial powers.
29 Sep 2019
As Nigerians celebrate the country’s 59th independence anniversary on Tuesday, clerics have expressed disappointment that the country is still grappling with basic necessities like steady electricity, potable water, good road networks, and quality healthcare, among others.
21 Jul 2019
Liberia will be 172 years old on July 26. It is officially known as the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the West African coast. Here are some interesting facts about the country: Founded by Slaves The country was founded by citizens of the United States and ex-Caribbean slaves as a colony for former African American slaves and their free…
3 Oct 2018
As we celebrate our 58th independent anniversary this year, I am of the opinion that, it will be very crucial for us as citizens to look at where we are coming from; where we are; where we ought to be; and where we are heading. As a matter of frankness, we will only be deceiving…
1 Oct 2018
FEMI IBIROGBA writes that 58 years after Nigeria became politically independent, the country is still shackled in food insecurity, as evident in annual food import bills. Nigerians from all walks of life have bemoaned perpetual inability of the country to sustainably feed itself, leading to mass importation of foods apart from the smuggled ones through…


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Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka on Monday condemned a viral video on social media showing members of the Pyrates Confraternity mocking the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu during a procession. Soyinka in a statement said he was appalled at the lyrics of the song. In the video, the Pyrates’ members…
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A Sri Lankan court on Monday released on bail top leftist trade union leader Joseph Stalin, whose arrest had sparked international condemnation and widespread protests.
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The Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) says flood has killed three persons and displaced 495 families in Ajingi Local Government Area of the state. The Executive Secretary, Kano SEMA, Dr Saleh Jili, disclosure this on Monday in Ajingi while distributing relief materials to the victims, including the families of the three deceased ones. Jili…
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The Kremlin on Monday accused Ukrainian forces of firing on the Zaporizhzhia atomic power plant, warning of potential "catastrophic consequences" for Europe.
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African superstars and former Liverpool teammates Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane scored at the weekend as new league seasons dawned in Europe.