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25 Apr 2018
At nearly all levels of life, there are symbols of authority and power which are closely associated with the bodies they represent. For example, the Ada kevbe Eben which started out as weapons of war, are so inextricably linked to the Oba of Benin, that anywhere they are seen, people immediately know that the Edo…
22 Apr 2018
While the orators and philosopher-kings have been consulting over the mystery surrounding the stolen Mace from the hallowed chambers of the Senate, we the oracles who can discern the deeds of principalities and powers over this country’s wobbly democracy should begin to speak up. The other day, I was saying here that the trouble with…
19 Apr 2018
It was commotion in the National Assembly yesterday as armed thugs stormed the Senate to reinstate a suspended senator, Ovie Omo-Agege. They overpowered the security men and forcibly took away the mace around 11:30 a.m. 
19 Apr 2018
The Citizens Advocacy For Social & Economic Rights (CASER) has called for the resignation of the security chiefs of the National Assembly over what it described as gross dereliction of duty and crass incompetence in the management of the security at the chamber. Its Executive Director, Mr. Frank Tietie, who spoke yesterday, urged the Department…
18 Apr 2018
  Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has been arrested by the Police for his complicity in the theft of the mace of the Nigerian Senate. The Senator representing Delta central was seen being ushered out of the National Assembly complex into a Police truck. Led by two members of the Nigeria Police, Senator Omo-Agege reluctantly moved into the…


President Joe Biden vowed Monday that US forces would defend Taiwan militarily if China attempted to take control of the self-ruled island by force, warning Beijing was already "flirting with danger".
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Naomi Osaka was knocked out of the French Open in the first round on Monday, 12 months after controversially quitting the tournament.
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A financial expert, Dr Titus Okunronmu, has advised the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to make concerted efforts to deploy efficient fiscal policies to tackle the inflation rate.
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Former spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force, John Awunah, has been confirmed dead. Awunah, who is the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of ZONE 16, Yenogoa, Bayelsa State died on Monday morning. “Yes, we lost him,” the current spokesman of the police, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi told our correspondent via a text message.
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A Kyiv court Monday ruled that a 21-year-old Russian soldier who killed a civilian was guilty of war crimes and handed him a life sentence, in the first verdict against Moscow's forces since their invasion. "The court has found that (Vadim) Shishimarin is guilty and sentences him to life imprisonment," judge Sergiy Agafonov said. Shishimarin,…