Day: August 5, 2019

DAVIDO & THE REST OF US

DAVIDO & THE REST OF US

August 5, 2019

DAVIDO & THE REST OF US I recently watched a trending video on Instagram that featured Davido saying that nobody supports him and that all he gets is just hate. I felt sad about his conclusions because his narrative in that video post was very far from the truth. Davido has millions of followers across […]

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8 People Explain Why Giving Is Their Favorite Form of Self-Care

8 People Explain Why Giving Is Their Favorite Form of Self-Care

August 5, 2019

8 People Explain Why Giving Is Their Favorite Form of Self-Care Taking time to support others will refresh your perspective. By Marina Khidekel There is growing evidence that giving to others can serve as a powerful form of self-care. Research shows that spending time on other people can boost our happiness, increase activity in the […]

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Nigerian Military Denies Burying 1000 Troops In Unmarked, Secret Graves

Nigerian Military Denies Burying 1000 Troops In Unmarked, Secret Graves

August 5, 2019

Nigerian Military Denies Burying 1000 Troops In Unmarked, Secret Graves By Tonye Bakare Nigerian military Thursday said the Wall Street Journal’s report that it buried bodies of more than 1000 Nigerian troops in secret graves in the northeast of the country was “uninformed”. “It must be unambiguously clarified that the Armed Forces of Nigeria does […]

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How Lewis Hamilton Remained Master To Max Verstappen's Apprentice

How Lewis Hamilton Remained Master To Max Verstappen’s Apprentice

August 5, 2019

How Lewis Hamilton Remained Master To Max Verstappen’s Apprentice By Andrew Benson Formula 1 has been waiting for a full-on battle between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen for years now. The Hungarian Grand Prix finally delivered it, and what a treat it was. Verstappen in a slower Red Bull holding off Hamilton in a faster […]

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Feud Between Governor Bello And His Deputy Gets Messier

Feud Between Governor Bello And His Deputy Gets Messier

August 5, 2019

Feud Between Governor Bello And His Deputy Gets Messier By Ibrahim Obansa • As Achuba Alleges Threat To His Life The rift between Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello and his deputy, Elder Simon Achuba has taken another dimension, as Achuba cried out that his principal was after his life. Last week, Achuba threatened to […]

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Rebuilding Man United Face Uncertain Future

Rebuilding Man United Face Uncertain Future

August 5, 2019

Rebuilding Man United Face Uncertain Future By AFP Manchester United have missed out on the top four in four of the six seasons since Alex Ferguson stepped down and fans are coming to terms with their current status as Premier League also-rans. Here, AFP Sport looks at whether Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can make United contenders […]

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Enfant Terrible In Lugard House

Enfant Terrible In Lugard House

August 5, 2019

Enfant Terrible In Lugard House By Shaka Momodu An enfant terrible dwells in the Lugard House and Kogites are in big trouble. His name is Yahaya Bello.  He is exercising the mandate of a dead man. In reality, he didn’t win an election but became the governor by some judicial sleight of hand. Those of […]

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El Paso And Dayton: Two Mass Shootings - Will Anything Change?

El Paso And Dayton: Two Mass Shootings – Will Anything Change?

August 5, 2019

El Paso And Dayton: Two Mass Shootings – Will Anything Change? By Anthony Zurcher It’s become a familiar refrain after every mass shooting in the US. Will this time be different? Will outrage over the violence compel political action, as it has done in the UK after Dunblane, Australia after Port Arthur and, most recently, […]

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SON Seizes N38 Million Substandard Cooking Gas Cylinders

SON Seizes N38 Million Substandard Cooking Gas Cylinders

August 5, 2019

SON Seizes N38 Million Substandard Cooking Gas Cylinders By Femi Adekoya The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has seized a 40-foot container stocked with substandard liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) also known as cooking gas cylinders worth over N38 million. The Director-General, SON, Osita Aboloma, said the cylinders failed to meet the safety requirements, and as […]

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The Twenty-Seven-Year Cycle

The Twenty-Seven-Year Cycle

August 5, 2019

The Twenty-Seven-Year Cycle By Akin Osuntokun There is the periodic cyclical perspective to the political crises that have plagued Nigeria since independence. It is what I have chosen to call the twenty-seven-year cycle. The cycle dates back to 1966 and the antecedent events that culminated in the coup and counter-coup of 1966 and ultimately the […]

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