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‘‘The claim that the Igbo helped to develop Lagos is hogwash. The major institutions of the south-west were developed by the diligence, hard-work, industry and sweat of the Yoruba people. This is a historical fact” – Femi Fani-Kayode Did I read Femi Fani-Kayode and the clown h...
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Late last week was the birthday celebration of former Delta State governor, James Ibori, which he clocked 55 years. While he is still serving a jail term in a UK prison, family, friends, and kinsmen, threw a birthday party for him. The celebration began with a thanksgiving church service where the Pa...
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BY GBENGA OLARINOYE OSOGBO — THE Osun State Commissioner of Police, Mrs Dorothy Gimba, has ordered an investigations into the case of attempted defilement of a four-year-old girl by one Lateef Olateju, a barber, at Yemoja area in Ido-Osun, Egbedore Local Government Area of the state. The commissioner...
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  | credits: The policemen accused of collaborating with hoodlums to kill two youths in Badagry, Lagos State, have been arrested. They were arrested on Friday, according to the police authorities. However, a new video made available to our correspondent identified two of the policemen as Inspect...
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GUNSHOTS rented the air in the early hours of Sunday at St. Marry’s Catholic Church, Karu in Abuja, as commercial motorcyclists clashed with soldiers over alleged plans to burn the church. An eyewitness who craved anonymity told our correspondent that trouble started when an okada rider attempted to ...
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Zanu-PF’s parliamentary majority raises concerns about fewer checks and balances, and what an all-powerful Mugabe means. Robert Mugabe is planning the ‘indigenisation’ of businesses in Zimbabwe, compelling foreign firms to hand over at least 51% of shares to local ownership. Photogr...
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  President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan | credits: www.date360.net President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday chided some unnamed national elders who he accused of making provocative statements capable of further dividing the country along primordial cleavages. The President described as worrisome that t...
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  Dr. Biodun Ogungbo | credits: I  mean you have seen the way men drive in Nigeria: fast and furious, in a hurry to get nowhere! Might it be that the way a man drives is a reflection of his bedtime activity? And, of course, I also wanted to ask: Is the lack of good […]...
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  Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora Affairs, Abike Dabiri-Erewa | credits: A member of the House of Representatives, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has described the £3,000 visa bond being proposed by the United Kingdom as ridiculous. She said Nigeria must reciprocate the policy ...
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By Abdulsalam Mohammed President of the Kano State Chapter of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Tobias Michael Idika, has alleged that high government officials and security agencies are benefitting from the terrorist acts by members of the Boko Haram in parts of the north and would therefore want the crisis to...