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The Nigeria Police planned partnership with the Telecoms operators to combat Crime a Welcome development, but...

Image credit: BBC While insurgency, insecurity, violence and break down of law and order especially of late from the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), hang threatening in the air, you cannot agree less that the reported partnership between the Nigeria Police Force with the Association o…

Ministerial screening, the bowing tradition, and Nigeria's underdevelopment

The Nigeria Senate in a matter of days if not hours will draw the curtain on the screening of ministerial nominees sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Characteristic of everything human, the list as well as the screening process have not been without more than enough criticisms or conversatio…

Now that President Buhari's Ministerial List is here, is the list worth the wait?

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Four months after winning a re-election into office, President Muhammadu Buhari on 23 rd. of July did the needful by forwarding a list of his ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening.

The 43-man list comprises a few returnees as well as a number of other politicians …

AFCON 2019 and the reverberating backlash over Super Eagles' performance

Image source; africanews African Cup of Nations came to a close on Friday 19, 2019 in Cairo, Egypt with the desert foxes of Algeria emerging the champions. It is their second in twenty-nine years.
The striking thing about their victory is that like when they won the competition the first time as h…

When Every Criminal is a Herdsman

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Once more, the rising spate of insecurity in the country gave us something, perhaps more than a mouthful, at least if you believe in the theory that some lives are more important than the other.
With the recent tragic death of Mrs. Funke Olakunri, the daughter of Pa Re…

Mrs. Fayemi’s near-Rape Experiences and the valuable lessons in proactiveness for the potential victims

Mrs. Bisi Fayemi, the wife of the governor of Ekiti State Dr. Kayode Fayemi, belong in the list of well-meaning Nigerians who have risen to condemn the act of rape and the perpetrators in the light of the weighty rape allegation leveled against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo by Busola Dakolo.
She did als…

Nigerians and the Hurry to move on

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Within a space of two weeks or thereabout, Nigeria and Nigerians woke up to the news, first, of Busola Dakolo, a photographer by profession and the wife of popular gospel musician Timi Dakolo, speaking up to a rape incident which was allegedly perpetrated by Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo…

Student’s Union as an Honour Conferring Body for Pecuniary Gains a Worrisome Development

After reading through a news feature titled: “NYCN Dissociates Self From Honour Conferred On Obasanjo”, and published in the Saturday Independent of June 29, 2019, my mind immediately flashed back to late 2015 when I was on a mission to help a friend fix a distressed tutorial center located somewhe…

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