Politics

Abubakar’s One Big Secret

Abubakar’s One Big Secret

May 20, 2019

Abubakar’s One Big Secret By Dare Babarinsa The swearing-in of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term on May 29, 2019, would mark the 20th anniversary of our country return to civilian rule. Of all those who stepped on history’s stage in 1999, only few of them are still active on the national stage or […]

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Pension For Ex-Lawmakers, Reckless Abuse Of Office

Pension For Ex-Lawmakers, Reckless Abuse Of Office

May 19, 2019

Pension For Ex-Lawmakers, Reckless Abuse Of Office Editorial Punch Newspaper KANO State House of Assembly has passed a bill granting pension to its Speaker and the deputy for life. It is the height of insensitivity that lawmakers, as public representatives, will initiate such undeserved reward. This self-centred piece of legislation should, therefore, be consigned to […]

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Okorocha: Court Orders Lawyer To Produce Medical Report Confirming His Mental Stability

May 19, 2019

Okorocha: Court Orders Lawyer To Produce Medical Report Confirming His Mental Stability By Sunday Ejike A Federal High Court has ordered an Abuja based lawyer, Prince Orji Nwafor-Orizu to produce a medical report from a recognized government psychiatric hospital confirming that he is mentally stable to appear before the court. Justice Okon  Abang who issued […]

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Soyinka’s Titanic Untruths By Shaka Momodu

Soyinka’s Titanic Untruths

May 13, 2019

Soyinka’s Titanic Untruths By Shaka Momodu “A lie’s greatest defence is to tell the lie and hope that no one will counter it with the truth.” Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has struck again! Far from using his prodigious intellectual prowess to document for posterity the reigning anomalies in governance, or dramatise in vivid details […]

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As Nasir El-Rufai Takes On The Lion Of Bourdillon

As Nasir El-Rufai Takes On The Lion Of Bourdillon

May 13, 2019

As Nasir El-Rufai Takes On The Lion Of Bourdillon By Joseph Ushigiale Mallam Nasir el Rufai, the governor of Kaduna State is not one to be shy of controversy. In fact, he craves it most of the time. Whether you like or hate him, el Rufai would always speak truth to power no matter whose […]

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EFCC Witness Contradicts Self In Fayose’s Trial

EFCC Witness Contradicts Self In Fayose’s Trial

May 13, 2019

EFCC Witness Contradicts Self In Fayose’s Trial By Joseph Onyekwere The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday suffered a set back in the on-going trial of immediate past governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, over alleged N6.9 billion fraud, as its prosecution witness contradicted self during proceeding. The witness, Adewale Aladegbola Clement, a driver for […]

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15-year-old Boy Emerges Best 2019 UTME Candidate

May 13, 2019

15-year-old Boy Emerges Best 2019 UTME Candidate A 15-year-old boy, Ekele Franklin from Imo State, has emerged the overall best candidate in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) conducted between April 11 and April 15. Franklin, who made University of Lagos his first choice, scored 347 and may not be admitted because of his […]

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Gowon: Ejoor, A Patriot Who Worked To Keep Nigeria One

Gowon: Ejoor, A Patriot Who Worked To Keep Nigeria One

May 6, 2019

Gowon: Ejoor, A Patriot Who Worked To Keep Nigeria One •  Former military administrator of Mid-west buried amidst encomiums •  Okowa: He lived a diligent, loyal and dedicated life worthy of emulation •  Anxiety at burial as Gowon collapses By Sylvester Idowu, Omon-Julius Onabu and Adibe Emenyonu The remains of the former Military Administrator of […]

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Al-Makura Presents Staff Of Office To Osana Of Keana

Al-Makura Presents Staff Of Office To Osana Of Keana

May 6, 2019

Al-Makura Presents Staff Of Office To Osana Of Keana By NAN Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on Saturday presented staff of office to Alh. Abdullahi Agbo as the 34th “Osana” of Keana chiefdom in the state. Agbo was selected as a first class traditional ruler of Keana chiefdom by kingmakers in August 2016 following […]

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The Persistent Herders’ Attacks

The Persistent Herders’ Attacks

May 5, 2019

The Persistent Herders’ Attacks By Editorial Board Guardian Newspaper The carnage on innocent Nigerians by Fulani herdsmen that reached its zenith with the mass killings in Benue and Plateau state in early 2018 seems to have resumed with the recent mass killings in Numa village in the Andaha community of the Akwanga Local Government Area […]

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