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Much Ado About Nothing On Recovered Loot

By   /  July 1, 2018  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

John Darlington I have found it absolutely necessary to write again in reaction to the Federal Government’s decision to share what it described as ‘Abacha’s loot’ if any among the poorest Nigerians.   Sometimes, I laugh when I see some senseless decisions and policies often taken and formulated by the Buhari administration. It is a […]

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Nigeria Overtakes India As World’s Poverty Capital-Report

By   /  June 26, 2018  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

Nigeria has overtaken India as the country with the largest number of extreme poor as of 2018, according to a report by the Washington-based Brookings Institution has stated. In the report; ‘The Start of a New Poverty Narrative,’ obtained on the institution’s website, pointed out that the Democratic Republic of the Congo could soon take […]

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Nigeria And The Generational Challenge Of State Building

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

Godknows Igali   When the United States President, Donald Trump and his North Korean ‘peace-ally’, Kim Jong Un were planning for the just concluded historic bilateral summit, the question of venue was a matter of greatest concern. The stakes were high from the point of view of ambience,  security and effect. So top political appointees, […]

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Dogara Commends Super Eagles Over Iceland Defeat

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has hailed the Super Eagles over their win over Iceland in the ongoing World Cup mundial in Russia.   He said with this win, the national team has put smiles once more on the faces of Nigerians after their disappointing outing against Croatia.   While urging […]

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ISIS Commanders Sneaking Jihadists Into Nigeria From Syria

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

Leaders of ISIS are sneaking battle-hardened jihadis from Syria into Nigeria to train terrorists there for possible attacks in Britain.   Fanatics from the West African state are also being sent to the Middle East for training in a chilling “exchange programme”.   Insiders fear strong links between Nigeria and the UK will make it […]

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The New Wave Of Populism In Nigeria

By   /  May 20, 2018  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

Ogadinma Nkem Politicians all over the world are now retreating to the cocoon of populism exploiting the fears and enthusiasm of their electorates. For example the American president Donald Trump fulfilled one of his electoral promises of moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, this attracted global condemnation especially from countries and individuals […]

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Minister Seeks MDAs’ Cooperation For Tourism Development

By   /  May 1, 2018  /  Tourism  /  No Comments

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called for cooperation among the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the generation of relevant data that will assist in making policies and planning decisions for the development of tourism in Nigeria. The Minister made in call in Abuja on Monday when he received […]

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Buhari’s 2nd Advent, The Day God Forsook Nigeria

By   /  April 28, 2018  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

John Darlington   I have found it absolutely necessary to write again in the course of our nation’s chequered history. There is no denying the fact today that we have become objects of ridicule before the international community and therefore treated with disdain by our host communities abroad thanks to Buhari’s outlandish remarks against the […]

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Be Grateful To Nigeria

By   /  April 25, 2018  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

Nyerhovwo Tonukari   I have been accused several times by my wife of refusing to advice people. In fact, I always tell her I do not know much, and that I even need advice. But today, I want to honour her memory by saying a word or two about what I truly feel about life […]

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Dalung Optimistic Despite Poor Start At Common Wealth Games

By   /  April 6, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung is confident that Nigeria will surpass its past record at the ongoing Commonwealth Games.   Barrister gave the assurance despite the country’s poor start at the Games in Gold Coast which enters Day 3 on Saturday.   “The Games have just started and our team has […]

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