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1 Oct
Today is Independence Day. The first of October 1960 is a date to which for two years every Nigerian has been eagerly looking forward. At last, our great day has arrived, and Nigeria is now indeed
20 Apr 2022
Another figure, seen also as a strong organ in interfaith dialogue programme, coincidentally also bearing the name Shaykh Nuru Lemu, although sounding calm
12 Apr 2022
O! compatriots and kinsmen, when storms destroy the farmlands relentlessly for seven weeks, termites eat the crops for seven weeks, our children die in the hands of kidnappers while serving the nation, earthquakes shake..
1 Jan 2022
There was a tense atmosphere in Tafawa Balewa and Bogoro Local Government Areas of Bauchi, yesterday, over the planned memorial anniversary of the late Baba Peter Gonto, a crusader of Zaar Nation
1 Oct 2021
Saturday, October 1, 1960. The Union Jack came down from the flag pole and yielded a permanent place to a new national flag – green-white-green. Nigeria became an independent
5 Dec 2020
Abubakar Bili Tafawa Balewa, one of the grandsons of the late Prime Minister, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, served as Special Adviser on Youth Development in Dr. Adamu Muazu’s administration from 1999 to 2003.
29 Sep 2020
What do men do when a train derails? When a train derails, efforts are made, using suitable equipment, to pull it out of the ditch back onto the track. Except this is done, the train will remain crippled
16 Mar 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission has decided to resume from Tuesday, the collation of the governorship election result in Bauchi State and may declare the winner of the poll, hitherto ruled as inconclusive. The commission announced the decision in a press statement on Friday night after resolving some issues around the result of Tafawa Balewa…
13 Feb 2019
The Atiku /Obi Campaign Council has urged the electorate to stamp out tyranny, insecurity and hunger in the country by voting out President Buhari in this weekend’s polls. Its chairman and immediate past deputy governor of Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, made the appeal in a statement yesterday in Ado Ekiti by his media aide,…
22 Jan 2018
Few days to his birthday, former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Emeka Anyaoku, spoke to News Editor, Marcel Mbamalu on his life’s journey, his passion and concern for Nigeria, a country that was once united in prosperity but now hobbling and gasping for breath. • Declare violent herdsmen terrorists, former Commonwealth scribe tells government •Wants Nigeria restructured into…
3 Nov 2017
One frequently asked question at Nigeria’s independence anniversaries is: what is there to celebrate years after the Union Jack was lowered, replaced with Nigerian flag of Green...
26 Oct 2017
Director of Hikmah Group of Schools, Jos, Abdulhafis Imam Bello, has said that the mistakes the country made since independence were still haunting it till today.


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The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a suit brought before it against Sen. Elisha Abbo challenging his candidacy as the All Progressives Congress (APC) representative for Adamawa North Senatorial District in the last National Assembly election. Justice Inyang Okoro in a unanimous judgment of a five-member panel of Justices dismissed the suit for lacking in…
31 mins ago
A couple living in Saint-Malo, France are awaiting a court verdict before going ahead to name their child “Hades”. Hades is a name made popular by the Greek mythological deity of the underworld. Kristina Desgres and Rodrigo Velasquez of Saint-Malo are the baby’s parent and they are yet to get court permission to name the…
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Jonathan Jacob Meijer, a serial sperm donor believed to have fathered 550 children, is facing a lawsuit from the Netherlands' Donorkind Foundation over allegations that his frequent donations are increasing the risk of accidental incest. The Telegraph reported Meijer is also accused of lying about the number of children he has fathered. A Dutch mother…
1 hour ago
The Nigeria Police has condemned the actions of one Habeeb Okikiola popularly known Portable in a viral video. Portable, according to the police, exhibited irrational behavior and hurled insults at officers carrying out their legal duty, an action that is punishable by the laws of Nigeria. Portable recently went live on Instagram showing when police…
1 hour ago
Nigerian actor Deyemi Okanlawon advised people who are not financially stable to stay off anything relating to a serious relationship. Deyemi in a tweet advised people to focus on themselves and their financial stability before committing to a serious relationship. He encouraged individuals to take a break from romantic engagements until they become financially buoyant.…