58th Posthumous Birthday: Judging TB Joshua, Even In Death

June 12 is a famous date in Nigeria’s history. It has now become the country’s Democracy Day, in commemoration of the June 12 1993 elections widely adjudged to have been …

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Noah Ibrahim Appointed ECOWAS Youth Ambassador   

The board of West African Youth Council, WAYC, has confirmed the appointment of Mr. Noah Ibrahim of Nigeria as its Youth Ambassador. The appointment is in recognition of his numerous …

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Inspector-General of Police States His Vision – But How Far Can He Go?

It was expected that the crux of the address by the Inspector-General of Police Usman Alkali Baba to his commanders yesterday in Abuja would be the fight against insecurity and …

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Nigeria vs Twitter – An Unnecessary Distraction

While the country ‘boils’ with words over the suspension of Twitter by the Federal Government, the real fires are still burning all over the country. To some of us, this …

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Can Nigeria Enforce its Indefinite Suspension of Twitter?

The Federal Government of Nigeria’s indefinite suspension of Twitter in the country is by far the most trending news in the last 24 hours. The order did not come as …

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Lagos & Ogun States: The Siamese Twins

Lagos and Ogun States have always been like Siamese Twins. They share boundaries in so many places that it is difficult to tell where one State’s boundaries end and the …

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Ibrahim Attahiru – A Soldier’s Soja

It has not been easy writing about the death of Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, the Chief of Army Staff, who was one of the 11 military men who died in …

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Education of Blind Persons in Nigeria – The Legacy of John Bush, MFR

In December 2005, John Bush, already 89 years old then, was conferred with Nigeria’s National Honour of Member of the Federal Republic, (MFR), for his work to improve the social …

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The Asaba Accord: Matters Arising

Different groups and individuals have been weighing in on what has become known as the ‘Asaba Accord’ or ‘Asaba Declaration’ – the resolutions made during last Tuesday’s meeting of the …

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Museveni Sworn In As Ugandan President For 6th Term

Nigerian Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo today represented President Muhammadu Buhari at the inauguration of President Kaguta Museveni, as Ugandan President  for a sixth term. Prof. Osinbajo joined several African Heads of …

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