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Olatunji Dare: In the throes of a recession
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Olatunji Dare: In the throes of a recession

by Olatunji Dare Hard times are well and truly upon us. Gloom encircles the polity and despondency defines the national mood, all because the economy is in recession. Everyone is feeling the pinch, the privileged to a lesser extent than the average person, and the average person to a lesser […]

Nnamdi Kanu asks NJC to investigate trial judge
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Nnamdi Kanu asks NJC to investigate trial judge

Biafra activist and leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC) to investigate the judge presiding over his trial, Justice John Tsoho of the Abuja Federal High Court for judicial wrongdoings. Kanu is accusing the judge of alleged judicial misconduct, fundamental breach […]

Buhari appoints Umana Umana, Sharon Ikeazor, Yewande Sadiku, others as heads of federal agencies
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Buhari appoints Umana Umana, Sharon Ikeazor, Yewande Sadiku, others as heads of federal agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of new heads for 13 federal government agencies. Among those appointed are former APC national woman leader, Sharon Ikeazor, who was announced as executive secretary of the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) and former APC governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom state, Umana Okon […]

Dont be grumblers-in-chief – Osinbajo tasks Nigerians
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Dont be grumblers-in-chief – Osinbajo tasks Nigerians

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has asked Nigerians not to be “grumblers-in-chief” because of the few problems the nation was grappling with. Osinbajo, in a remark at the 56th Independence Anniversary Interdenominational Church Service at the National Christian Centre in Abuja on Sunday, noted that there is light at the […]

Shekau resurrects in new Boko Haram video
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Shekau resurrects in new Boko Haram video

Terrorist sect, Boko Haram, on Sunday released another video where the factional leader of the group, Ibrahim Shekau, debunked claims by the Nigerian military that he has been killed or fatally wounded. In the over 38-minute video, Shekau stated that unlike what the military would like people to think, he […]

Simon Kolawole: Whose interest is it anyway?
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Simon Kolawole: Whose interest is it anyway?

by Simon Kolawole Baffling. That’s the word. When Mrs Kemi Adeosun, the minister of finance, publicly canvassed that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) should lower interest rate, I was baffled. Although the CBN is theoretically independent of the executive arm of government, we are in such a delicate situation […]