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Must Read: Reuben Abati: Tomato scarcity as metaphor
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Must Read: Reuben Abati: Tomato scarcity as metaphor

By Reuben Abati One of the major news items in circulation has been the scarcity of tomato. Incidentally, Nigeria is (was) the 14th largest producer of tomato in the world and the second largest producer in Africa, after Egypt, but our country hardly produces enough to meet the local demand […]

Ese Oruru gives birth in Bayelsa
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Ese Oruru gives birth in Bayelsa

Ese Oruru, the fourteen-year-old girl abducted from Bayelsa State in August 2015, delivered a baby girl on Thursday at the Government House clinic in the Bayelsa State capital Yenagoa. The father is reportedly Yunusa Dahiru, the man who abducted Ese last year. These developments were confirmed by Ese’s father Charles […]

FG closes its case against Orubebe
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FG closes its case against Orubebe

The federal government has closed its corruption case against a former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godsday Orubebe at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). The prosecution team was led by Muhammad Diri (the Director of Public Prosecution of the Federation). On Tuesday when the case was closed, he was […]

Gov. El-Rufai visits his archrival Sen. Shehu Sani
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Gov. El-Rufai visits his archrival Sen. Shehu Sani

Nasir El-Rufai, the Kaduna governor, and Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central, who have been at loggerheads since the All Progressives Congress (APC) won elections last year in Kaduna set aside their differences on Tuesday when the governor visited the senator to condole him over the death of his […]

Lagos assembly moves against the media with targeted bans
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Lagos assembly moves against the media with targeted bans

The Lagos State House of Assembly has de-accredited seven media houses from covering its activities. In a move perceived as an attempt to gag the press, the assembly claims that the barred journalists and media houses published malicious reports against the assembly. Media organisations affected include: Leadership newspaper, Ray Power […]